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Dr. Tahseen Arshi


Title:  Associate Professor / Director – The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
School: School of Business
Department: Management Department
Office:  Building H-324
Phone: +971 7 246 8764

Dr. Tahseen works as Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Business School at AURAK. He has previously worked in Oman and Australia. Dr. Tahseen is a Certified Entrepreneurship Educator and external reviewer with Oman Academic Accreditation Authority and National Academic Accreditation and Evaluation (Saudi Arabia). Dr. Tahseen has invented the SECURE (patented) system to assist start-ups ( ). He is a member of Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) and Data Central.

Dr. Tahseen specializes in designing technology-enhanced curriculum, and his research interests are in entrepreneurial traits and start-up business models. Dr. Tahseen is a quantitative researcher specializing in structural equation modeling and machine learning tests. Dr. Tahseen has authored several Scopus-indexed publications in premium journals and case studies, published in the bestselling entrepreneurship textbooks in the UK, published by Palgrave McMillan.

  • PhD.  University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom (UK).
  • MBA. University of Wollongong, Australia
  • MPhil. Jawaharlal Nehru University New, Delhi, India
  • MA. Aligarh Muslim University, India
  • MA (Edn) Shobit, University, India
  • Diploma in Management. All India Institute of Management Studies.
  • Tahseen Arshi, A. Islam, S. Rao, V. and Morande. S. (2020). SECURE: A new business model to measure startup performance, Journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies, (Indexed in Scopus Q1).
  • Tahseen Arshi, A. Qazi, K. Burns. P. Tewari, V. and Rao. (2020). Examining Perceived Entrepreneurial Stress: A Causal Interpretation Through Cross-lagged Panel Study. Journal of Open Innovation, Technology, Complexity and Management, 7 (1), pp. 2-17. (Indexed in Scopus Q1).
  • Tahseen Arshi, A. Rao, V., Tewari, V. and Begum, V. (2020). Measuring Innovation Effectiveness: A SEM-based Cross-Lagged Analysis, International Journal of Innovation Science. (Indexed in Scopus Q1).
  • Butt, A., Tahseen, Arshi, A. Rao, V. and Tewari, V. (2020). Implications of Belt and Road Initiative for supply chain management. Journal of Open Innovation Technology, Complexity and Management. Vol. 6, (36), pp. 2-14. (Indexed in Scopus Q1).
  • Tahseen Arshi, A. Burns, P. Ramanathan, U. and Zhang, M. (2020). Bringing back the discourse on entrepreneurial orientation construct: further clarifications on its dimension, Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship Development, Vol. 12, No 4, pp.235-256 (indexed in Scopus Q4).
  • Vazeerjan, B. and Tahseen Arshi, A. (2020). An impact-based model of Green HRM: Evidence from UAE. Journal of Security and Sustainability, Vol. 10 (2). (Indexed in Scopus Q2).
  • Tahseen Arshi A. and Burns. P. (2019). Designing an organization for Innovation in Emerging Economies: The Mediating Role of Readiness for Innovation, Organizations and Markets in Emerging Economies (Indexed in Scopus) Vol. 10 No. 1, pp. 31-56 (Indexed in Scopus Q4).
  • Tahseen Arshi A. and Burns. P. (2018) Entrepreneurial Architecture: A Framework to Promote Innovation in Large Firms, Journal of Entrepreneurship. Sage, Vol. 27 No. 2, pp. 151-179 (Indexed in Scopus Q2)
  • Tahseen Arshi A. and Rao, V. (2019) Employee Engagement and Innovation: the Mediating Role of Readiness for Innovation, International Journal of Comparative Management, 2 (2), 174-202.
  • Tahseen Arshi, A. Entrepreneurial Case Studies, in P. Burns (2020). Corporate Entrepreneurship (4th edition). London:  Palgrave MacMillan.
  • Tahseen Arshi, A. Entrepreneurial Case Studies, in P. Burns (2018) New Venture Creation: A framework to promote Entrepreneurial Startups. London: Palgrave MacMillan.
  • Tahseen Arshi, A. (2017). Is innovation a second-order construct: Clarifying the Formative and Reflective Measures of Innovation, Archives of Business Research, 5 (2).
  • Tahseen Arshi, A. Morande, S. and Tewari, V. (2017). A Modified Consumer Decision Making Model for Online Shopping: A Structure Equation Modelling Approach. International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management (UK), 5 (2).
  • Tahseen Arshi, A. and David, O. (2014). A pilot study to evaluate potential and value for enhanced Operations and project management learning in Omani companies (2014) International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 9-26 (Special Edition).
  • Tahseen Arshi, A. and Sumithra, V. (2013). Entrepreneurial Leadership and Innovation: An empirical study on organizational leadership characteristics and Entrepreneurial Innovation Intensity. American Journal of Social Issues and Humanities, 3 (5).
  • Tahseen Arshi, A. (2013). Can organizational culture influence Innovation? An empirical study on organizational culture characteristics and Innovative scale and frequency. Scottish Journal of Arts, Social Sciences, and Scientific Studies, volume 6 (1).
  • Tahseen  Arshi,  A.  and  Gargi  C.  (2013).  Strategizing  for  Innovation: An  Empirical Investigation on Strategic Orientation and Innovation Types. Business and Management Horizons, Volume 1, Number 1, ISSN 2326 0297 Published by Macrothink Institute, USA.
  • Tahseen Arshi, A. (2012). Entrepreneurial Intensity in the Corporate Sector in Oman: The Elusive Search Creativity and Innovation. International Business Research, Vol. 5, No. 9, 1913-9012 (Online) Published Canadian Centre for Science and Education.
  • Tahseen Arshi, A. and Al-Lawati Jassim, M. (2013). Customer Satisfaction in Banking Sector: what do they care for? Journal of Advances in Management, Vol. 6 (2) online 2278- 4551.
  • Tahseen Arshi, A. (2012). Organization Strategies and Communication Model: Do Advertisements Influence Attitude Formation and Change? Journal of Management Research, Vol. 4, No.4, Published by Macrothink Institute, USA.
  • Tahseen Arshi, A. and Narayan, S. (2012). Do Consumer Attitudes Matter in Capital Markets? A Study of Mutual Funds in Oman Market. Journal of Finance and Investment Analysis, Vol. 5, No. 3, 2241-0996 (online) Published by Science Press, London.

Conference Presentations

  • Tahseen Arshi, A., and Patterson, L. (2020). Entrepreneurial Capital: Key to Entrepreneurial Leadership in Universities, ACBSP International Conference, Dubai, November.
  • Vazeerjan Begum and Tahseen Arshi, A. (2020). Green HRM Practices and their Implementation in UAE Higher Education Institutions. 11th Global Conference on Business and Social Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand, December.
  • Tahseen Arshi, A. (2018) A Bibliometric Study of Entrepreneurial Research: Past Trends Future Directions, Majan International Conference, Muscat, Oman. (
  • Tahseen Arshi, A. (2014) locked in or locked Out: The study on new Recruitment Practices, Majan International Conference- Muscat Oman, April.
  • Tahseen Arshi, A. Government Support Programmes for SMEs: Is there a need for evaluation? (2012). International conference on Technology and Business, Dubai, UAE, May.
  • Tahseen Arshi, A. How to evaluate support Programmes for the SMEs? (2012). The development of an evaluation model, Oman Symposium on Management. Ibra College of Technology, Ibra, Oman.
  • Tahseen Arshi, A. and Al Macki, N. Student participation in quality assurance: Panacea or Placebo? (2013). Regional conference on Quality Management and Enhancement in Higher Education, Muscat, Oman, February, Published in Oman medical journal (conference proceedings, Indexed in Scopus Q3).
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