dr. A. Ahmad (Ali)
Dr. Ali Ahmad Bodla is an Assistant Professor in Strategic Human Resource Management at the department of Business Administration, Nijmegen School of Management, Radboud University Nijmegen. He has vast experience in research and teaching in Strategic Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior.
His professional experience spanned as Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Business Administration, Information Technology University, Pakistan and Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the School of Economics and Management, Tongji University. He earned his Ph.D. in the Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management from the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, in 2017.
His research interests include strategic HRM systems, leadership, creativity, diversity, and inclusion. His research extends examining the relationships between high-performance work systems and employees outcomes. How do leadership and HPWS shape employees engagement and commitment, which lead to performance outcomes? He has been exploring how do team diversity and inclusion management practices contribute to employees creativity and task performance?
Recently he has been focusing on social network structures and international entrepreneurship, which emphasizes why and how entrepreneurs’ network structures lead to opportunity recognition and venture performance. How do social and institutional contexts influence entrepreneurs’ network structures and entrepreneurial processes?
He has published many articles in leading international research journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, European Journal of International Management, Journal of Management & Organization, Personnel Review, Journal of Leadership & Organizational Development Journal, and Journal of Organizational Change Management, International Journal of Inter-Cultural Relations, and Scandinavian Journal of Psychology.
- Dastmalchian, A., Bacon, N., McNeil, N. et al. High-performance work systems and organizational performance across societal cultures. Journal of International Business Studies 51, 353–388 (2020). Volledige tekst
- Bodla, A. A. and Ningyu, T. (2017), "Transformative HR practices and employee task performance in high-tech firms: The role of employee adaptivity", Journal of Organizational Change Management, Vol. 30 No. 5, pp. 710-724 Volledige tekst
- Bodla, A. A, Tang, N., Van Dick, R. and Mir, U.R. (2019), "Authoritarian leadership, organizational citizenship behavior, and organizational deviance: Curvilinear relationships", Leadership & Organization Development Journal, Vol. 40 No. 5, pp. 583-599. Volledige tekst
- Khan, A. N., Khan, N.A., Bodla, A. A. and Gul, S. (2020), "Impact of psychopathy on employee creativity via work engagement and negative socioemotional behavior in public health sector: Role of abusive supervision", Personnel Review, Vol. 49 No. 8, pp. 1655-1675. Volledige tekst
- Bodla, A. A., Tang, N., Jiang, W., & Tian, L. (2018). Diversity and creativity in cross-national teams: The role of team knowledge sharing and inclusive climate. Journal of Management & Organization, 24(5), 711-729. Volledige tekst
Onderzoeksbeurzen en -prijzen
- 2018 - Social Network Dynamics and International Entrepreneurship in China: How do Political Networking and Government Policy Uncertainty Influence Business Venture Performance? The research project investigates the international entrepreneurship in China. Although considerable attention has been given studying the internationalization of Chinese firms and how they can succeed globally, it is of similar importance to understanding how international entrepreneurship can contribute to economic and social development of China.
- 2020 - A part of the Globe 2020 Project: Global leadership and organizational behavior effectiveness, as a country co-investigator. In the project, we examined to what extent the cultures of the countries in the original GLOBE study changed. And what are the major societal drivers of culture change? To answer this question, we have doubled the number of target countries, and we used the original GLOBE instruments with a few additional questions to survey primarily middle managers in 140 countries. Meer informatie
- 2019 - Dr. Ali Ahmad is a part of collaborative research with the Department of Social Psychology at Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany. The Global Identity Leadership Development project is a large-scale research collaboration conducted in over 20 countries. The team scrutinized the validity of the inventory as a way of assessing a leader’s ability to manage a shared sense of “we.” Meer informatie
- 2013 - 2015 In this project, we aimed to develop a theory to explain the link between HR practices and organizational and individual performance. Viewing climate as an intervening variable, we seek to develop conceptually and empirically the notion of HR climate as a missing link in the study of human resource management and its effect on performance. Meer informatie