Dr Yusuf Hassan

Dr Yusuf Hassan

Dubai Campus
Assistant Professor

Contact details

University of Birmingham Dubai
Block 2
Dubai International Academic City
P.O. Box 73000
United Arab Emirates


  • PhD  in Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Management (Indian Institute of Management Indore India)
  • Advance Diploma in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)- NALSAR University of Law, India
  • Masters in Social Work (MSW)-University of Delhi India
  • Bachelors in Arts (B. A Hons.) Philosophy-University of Delhi India


Simply Management

Dr Yusuf Hassan is currently serving as an Assistant Professor (FT) for Human Resource Management at the UoB Dubai campus. Before joining UoB, he served as an Assistant Professor for Business Management at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) New York. Dr Hassan is also serving as a Fellow at the Center for Sports & Business, Stockholm School of Economics Sweden. He has been actively involved in research and teaching. Apart from academic commitment at UoB, he is also engaged as reviewer and editorial board member for peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Business Research, Journal of Manpower, Journal of Knowledge Management, Management and Decision among others. 


  • HRM & Ethics
  • Managing work and organisation

Postgraduate supervision

  • Supervising Msc International Business Students for their dissertation.  


Research interests

  • Talent Management
    • Talent Management in Sports
    • Authenticity and Talent Management
    • ICT & Talent Management
    • Talent Management in International Voluntary Organizations
  • Sports Management
    • Dual Career of athletes
    • Authenticity of Athletes
    • Idea of becoming a champion
    • Sports and entrepreneurship
  • Leader-signalled Knowledge Management
    • Leader-signalled Knowledge Hiding
    • Knowledge Management and Empowerment
  • Authenticity
    • Authenticity at Workplace
      • Authenticity in newer forms of businesses
      • Authenticity and Corporate Social Responsibility

Current projects

  • Scoping review on future of sports in UAE
  • Authenticity and CSR
  • Authenticity and the idea of champion in sports
  • Knowledge Sabotage
  • Workplace Whispering
  • Dual career in Sports  

Other activities

  1. Member, Editorial Board, Management Decision (Emerald Publishing ABDC B)
  2. Member, Editorial Board, Advances in Developing Human Resources (ADHR)
  3. Member, Institute of Industrial and System Engineers (IISE)
  4. Reviewer, Journal of Knowledge Management (ABDC A)
  5. Reviewer, International Journal of Manpower (ABDC A)
  6. Reviewer, Management Decision (ABDC B)
  7. Reviewer, Business Ethics: A European Review (ABDC B)
  • Received Euro 3500 travel grant by EU-SSE Sweden to attend the annual conference of EAS held in Spain between 28-30 September, 2022.


Published Works (Theme wise)

Recent Publications

  1. Behl, Abhishek; Pereira, Vijay; Sindhwani, Rahul., & Hassan, Y. (Accepted). Improving inclusivity of digitalization for employees in emerging countries using gamification. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. ABDC A/ABS 3
  2. Hassan, Y., Pandey, Jatin., Behl, Abhishek., & Vaz, D. (Accepted). “CSR Authenticity and Micro-Foundations of Business: A Systematic Review”, Cross Cultural & Strategic Management. Emerald Publishing. DOI: 10.1108/CCSM-11-2021-0213 ABDC B
  3. Hassan, Y., Kushwaha, A., & Sharma., V. (2022). “Organizational Resilience through Techno-structural interventions: Case of an Indian Wealth Management Firm”, International Journal of Law and Management. Emerald Publishing DOI 10.1108/IJLMA-03-2022-0049

Sports, Business & Society

  1. Hassan, Y., Pandey, J., Sethi, D., Scullion, H., & Varkkey, B. (2021). Understanding Talent Management for Sports Organizations- Evidence from an Emerging Country. International Journal of Human Resource Management. Taylor & Francis. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2021.1971736 ABDC-A/ABS 3 (IF: 3.04)
  2. Hassan, Y., & Pandey, J. (2021). Batting Outside the Field: Examining E-engagement of IPL Fans, Global Journal of Information Management, 30(5), 1-17. IGI Global Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/JGIM.290367 ABDC-A/ABS 2 (IF: 1.21)
  3. Mehta, N., Mehta, A., Hassan, Y., Buttner, H., RoyChowdhury, S. (2021). Choices in CDO Appointment and Firm Performance: Moving towards a Stakeholder Based Approach. Journal of Business Research, 134, 233-251. Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2021.05.016 ABDC-A/ABS 3 (IF: 4.87)
  4. Hassan, Y., & Nambudiri, R. (2022). Authenticity: Do Athletes Choose to be Real at their Workplace? Journal of Sport Behavior, 45, 1. University of Alabama. ABDC-B

Information Technology, Workplace and Business

  1. Gupta, M., Hassan, Y., Pandey, J., & Kushwaha, A. (Ahead-of-Print). Dark Side of Electronic Human Resource Management. International Journal of Manpower. Emerald Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJM-11-2020-0512 ABDC-A/ABS 2 (IF: 1.237)
  2. Hassan, Y., & Pandey, J. (2021). Demystifying the Dark Side of Social Networking Sites through Mindfulness. Australasian Journal of Information Systems, 25. https://doi.org/10.3127/ajis.v25i0.2923 ABDC-A (IF: 2.32)

Healthcare and Knowledge Management

  1. Pandey, J., Hassan, Y., Behl, A., Pereira, V. (2022) Leader Signalled Knowledge Hiding and Value Co-creation: Micro-foundational Evidence from Test Preparation Industry. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. 1-21. 10.1109/TEM.2022.3149005 ABDC A/ABS 3 (IF: 6.20)
  1. Pandey, J., Gupta, M., Bhel, A., Pereira, V., Budhwar, P., & Varma, A., Hassan, Y., Kukreja, P. (2021). Technology- enabled Knowledge Management for Community Healthcare Workers: The Effects of Knowledge Sharing and Knowledge Hiding. Journal of Business Research, 135, 787-799. Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2021.0 ABDC-A/ABS 3 (IF: 4.87)

Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Business

  1. Pandey, J. and Hassan, Y. (2020), “Effect of board- and firm-level characteristics on the product responsibility ratings of firms from emerging markets”, Benchmarking: An International Journal, Vol. 27 No. 4, pp. 1433-1454. Emerald Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1108/BIJ-10-2019-0471. ABDC-B (IF: 2.60)
  2. Anand, P., & Hassan, Y. (2019). Knowledge Hiding in Organizations: Everything that Managers Need to Know. Development & Learning in the Organizations, 33 (6), 12-15. Emerald Publishing. ABDC-C (Cite Score: 0.5)
  3. Hassan, Y., & Kodwani, D. A. (2021). Influence of Spirituality and Religiosity in choosing Socially Responsible Employer: The Case of Generation Z, South Asian Journal of Management, 27(3), 79-110. Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia. ABDC-C
  4.  Pandey, J., Gupta, M. and Hassan, Y. (2021). Intrapreneurship to engage employees: role of psychological capital, Management Decision, 59 (6), 1525-1545. Emerald Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1108/MD-06-2019-0825 ABDC- B (Cite Score: 5.7)

Religion, Spirituality and Management

  1. Hassan, Y. (2021), "A decade of research on Muslim entrepreneurship", Journal of Islamic Marketing, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/JIMA-12-2019-0269 ABDC B
  1. Hassan, Y. and Sengupta, A., 2019. India–an untapped market for halal products. Journal of Islamic Marketing, 10(3), pp.981-1002. ABDC B
  1. Examining the engagement of young consumers for religiously sanctioned food: the case of halal food in India", Young Consumers, Vol. 21 No. 2, pp. 211-232. https://doi.org/10.1108/YC-01-2019-0940 ABDC B

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