Campus Directory: Mahfooz Ansari

University of Lethbridge

Mahfooz Ansari
Faculty
Mgt - Human Resource Mgt & Org Studies
Office: M4071 (Markin Hall)
Phone: (403) 329-2069
Email:
Area Chair
Management - International Mgt
Office: M4071 (Markin Hall)
Phone: (403) 329-2069

Degrees

MA (Industrial & Organizational Psychology), Patna University, India; MA (Industrial & Organizational Psychology), University of Kansas, USA; PhD (Industrial & Organizational Psychology),Patna University, India

Expertise

Leadership, Leader-Member Exchange (LMX), Social Power and Influence, Managerial Success

Research Areas

Leader-member exchange (LMX), Social power and influence, Cross-cultural aspects of leadership and influence, Consequences of fair/unfair organizational practices, Managerial Success

Previous Research Areas

Leadership, Leader-Member Exchange, Social Influence Tactics

About Me

Please go through the following site for details of research and publications:
http://mahfoozaansari.blogspot.com/

Also see Google Scholar Citations: http://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=nC8RTpEAAAAJ&hl=en

Biography

Mahfooz A. Ansari (PhD) is a Professor of International Management and Human Resources Management & Organizational Studies (HRM & OS) at the University of Lethbridge (U of L), Canada. He is currently the Chair of the International Management Area. In the past, he chaired the HRM & OS Area from 2009 to 2013. He also held the University Scholar Chair from 2009 to 2011, an appointment made by the U of L Board of Governors. Prior to his current academic rank of professor at the U of L, he held faculty positions at several other academic institutions including the University Science Malaysia, the UIA International University Malaysia, the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, the University of Magadh, and A.N.S. Institute of Social Studies Patna. As well, he held visiting professorship position at several places including the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), the King Abdul Aziz University Jeddah, the UIA International University Malaysia, the University of Malaya Malaysia (UM), the University Institute of Technology MARA Malaysia (UiTM), and the University of Calicut.

Dr. Ansari is a recipient of several recognitions and awards. These include the Fulbright Hays Award (1978) and Excellent Service Recognition by the University Science Malaysia (2004). In addition, he received several
awards from the Academy of Management, including Carolyn Dexter Best Paper Award (2004), the Best Paper from an Under-represented Country Award (2004), the Carolyn Dexter Best Paper Award Finalist (2005), the Carolyn Dexter Best International Paper Award Finalist (2006), and the selection of two papers as among the Best International Papers (2007, 2011). As well, he received an Outstanding Paper Award at the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence (2011).

Dr. Ansari is a member of the Academy of Management, Academy of International Business, American Psychological Association, Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada, Canadian Psychological Association, Canadian Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology, European Association of Work & Organizational Psychology, Asia Academy of Management, and International Leadership Association, and is listed in the Harvard International Directory of Business and Management Scholars.

Dr. Ansari has over 30 years of active teaching, consultancy, and research experience in the fields of Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Human Resources Management, and Cross-cultural Management. His current program of research focuses on leadership and spins around three inter-related streams of research: (a) The Power-Influence Approach to Leadership, (b) Leader-Member Exchange (LMX), and (c) the Cultural Context of Leadership and Social Influence. He has authored two books--"Managing People at Work" and "Managing Dyadic Interactions in Organizational Leadership"óboth published by Sage in 1990 and 2000, respectively. To his credit, he has over 85 refereed journal articles and book chapters, and has delivered over 50 invited presentations and over 120 presentations at several professional meetings in the United States, Canada, India, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, France, Germany, Spain, Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Macau, Taiwan, Turkey, Switzerland, Norway, and Pakistan--See details at: http://mahfoozaansari.blogspot.com/. His work has appeared in such journals as Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of International Business Studies, Human Relations, Management and Organization Review, Journal of Business Ethics, Leadership & Organization Development Journal, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, and Journal of Social Psychology. His current editorial activities include serving on the Editorial Review Boards of the Journal of World Business, Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, FWU Journal of Social Sciences, and Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research. According to Google Scholar, his work has been cited about 1,500 times (about 800 since 2010), his h-index is 21 (16 since 2010), and his i10-index (i.e., number of publications with at least 10 citations each) is 33 (21 since 2010)--see Google citations: http://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=nC8RTpEAAAAJ&hl=en. As well, his work has been downloaded over 14,000 times at Researchgate.net: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mahfooz_Ansari?ev=prf_highl.

At the U of L, Dr. Ansari teaches courses at graduate and undergrad levels in the areas of leadership, organizational behavior, cross-cultural management, and data management and statistical techniques. He has supervised some 25 Doctoral Dissertations (leading to PhD/DBA degree) and over 55 Master's theses (leading to MBA/MSc degree). He conducts consulting and training programs on a fairly, regular basis with MNCs and government sectors.

Dr. Ansari earned his master's and doctorate degrees in Psychology (in Industrial & Organizational Psychology area) from the University of Kansas and Patna University, respectively.

Mailing Address: Faculty of Management, The University of Lethbridge, M4071 Markin Hall, 4401 University Drive West, Lethbridge, AB T1K 3M4, Canada [Tel: 403-329-2069403-329-2069; Fax: 403-329-2038]



If interested in details, please check the following site:
http://mahfoozaansari.blogspot.com/

Also see Google Scholar Citations: http://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=nC8RTpEAAAAJ&hl=en

Selected Publications

See http://mahfoozaansari.blogspot.com/

Selected Creative Works

Research Interests

PLease see:
http://mahfoozaansari.blogspot.com/

Previous Research

TitleGrant AgencyCompletion Date
Toward a Nurturant-Task Model of Leadership in Malaysia Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), University Science Malaysia 2006
Some of the Determinants of Success on Women Executive Positions University of Science Malaysia (IRPA short-term Grant) 2004
Enhancing the Quality of Faculty in Private Institutions of Higher Learning (PIHL) in Malaysia Ministry of Education, Malaysia 2004
Enhancing the Proportion of Faculty Composition with PhD in Public Universities in Malaysia Ministry of Education, Malaysia 2002
Discriminatory Behavior in MNC's in Penang and Kulim, Kedah University Science Malaysia 2002
Service Quality at the University Science Malaysia University of Science Malaysia (report presented at Hotel City Bayview, Langkawi) 2000, October
Development of a Measure of Teacher Effectiveness International Islamic University Malaysia 1998
Privatization of the IIT/K Services Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur 1994
Power Strategies and Leadership Styles in Indian Organizations Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi 1987
Critical Incident Technique: Description and Current Uses University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, U.S.A. 1979
The Person-Environment Fit and Managerial Success U.S.P.H.S. Training Grants in Social Psychology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, U.S.A. 1979


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