Portrait of Dr Moheeb Abualqumboz Dr Moheeb Abualqumboz

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m.abualqumboz@hud.ac.uk | 01484 472787



Lecturer of Project Management, Department of Logistics, Operations, Hospitality and Marketing
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PhD Management of Projects, University of Manchester, MSc Construction Project Management, The Islamic University of Gaza, BSc Civil Engineering (Distinction), Near East University

Moheeb joined the University of Huddersfield in 2015 as a Lecturer of Project Management. Before that he worked in two different universities. Moheeb worked as a teaching graduate assistant from 2010 until 2014 at University of Manchester teaching Project Management subjects for Postgrad (Managing Humanitarian Aid Projects and People and Organisations). Moheeb also worked as a lecturer at Leeds Business School teaching Project Management, Global Supply Chain and Strategy subjects for both undergrad and postgrad.

Moheeb obtained his PhD in Project Management from the University of Manchester. He previously studied MSc in Construction Project Management at the Islamic University of Gaza in Palestine and obtained BSc in Civil Engineering from Near East University in Northern Cyrpus (transferred from Middle East Technical University in Turkey).

Moheeb’s experience in industry is centred on project management as he worked for several years as a project manager for multi million consturction and education projects and a project management consultant for several organisations. He was the director of Project Management Department at the Islamic University of Gaza in 2008 – 2010.

Research and Scholarship

Moheeb’s present research focuses on interorganisational relationships in networks and social exchange theory. His current research agenda focuses on inter-organisational learning, network learning, and time and space in social exchange theory.

Publications and Other Research Outputs


Abualqumboz, M., Reid, I., Papalexi, M. and Bamford, D. (2017) ‘Can knowledge be retained in organisational networks?’. In: ECKM2017 - European Conference on Knowledge Management, 7-8 September 2017, Barcelona

Oladapo, M., Bamford, D., Abualqumboz, M. and Alshaghroud, M. (2017) ‘Technology adoption practices in horticulture: can it serve as a source of competitive advantage in a developing country?’. In: EurOMA 2017, 1st-5th July, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland


Reid, I., Bamford, D., Bamford, J., Papalexi, M., Dehe, B. and Abualqumboz, M. (2016) ‘Professional Service Operations Management: sustaining the discipline?’. In: 23rd EurOMA Conference, 17th - 22nd June 2016, Trondheim, Norway , pp. 1-10

Abualqumboz, M. and Chan, P. (2016) ‘Learning to give in a network context: applying theories of the gift to examine reciprocal exchanges in learning networks’. In: EUROMA 2016, 17th - 22nd June 2016, Trondheim, Norway


Abualqumboz, M (2015) Challenges to Interorganisational learning in learning networks: implications for practice Doctoral thesis, University of Manchester.


Abualqumboz, M. and Chan, P. (2014) ‘To reciprocate or not to reciprocate: Exploring temporal qualities in reciprocal exchanges in networks’. In: EGOS 2014, July 3–5, 2014, Rotterdam, The Netherlands


Abualqumboz, M. and Chan, P. (2013) ‘Inter-organisational learning in project based organisations: Perspectives on reciprocity’. In: BAM 2013, 10th - 12th September 2013, Liverpool, UK

Abualqumboz, M. and Chan, P. (2013) ‘What do networks do to work: the agential role of network’. In: EGOS 2013, July 4–6, 2013, Montréal, Canada


Enshassi, A., Choudhry, R. and Abualqumboz, M. (2009) ‘Safety and Productivity in the Construction IndustryArab Gulf Journal of Scientific Research , 27 (3), pp. 139-155. ISSN 10154442

Enshassi, A., Choudhry, R. and Abualqumboz, M. (2009) ‘Quality and safety in the palestinian construction industryRevista Ingeniería de Construcción (Journal of Construction Engineering) , 24 (1), pp. 49-78. ISSN 0718-5073


Enshassi, A. and Abualqumboz, M. (2006) ‘Behavior of Workers Towards Safety in Construction Projects in the Gaza Strip’. In: Proceedings of CIB W99 International Conference on Global Unity for Safety & Health in Construction. Beijing, China: Tsinghua University Press. pp. 514-520. ISBN 9787302132363


Mushtaha, E., Noguchi, T. and Abualqumboz, M. (2005) ‘Systematical Evaluation of Housing Planning and Design “Gaza Case”’. In: Fifth China Urban Housing Conference, 24 - 25 November, 2005, Hong Kong - China


  • Motivator of the Year, Golden Robes Nominee, 2015, Leeds Beckett University
  • 2 research grants from Arab British Chamber of Commerce Foundation, 2010 & 2012
  • 2 research bursary from Arab Student Aid International, 2011, 2012
  • Ad hoc reviewer (British Academy of Management European Group for Organisational Studies)
  • Awarded “Best Student” in Top Student Competition in Palestinian Territories in 1993.
  • Recognition awards from various organisations that Moheeb supported during his work as a consultant.
  • Guest Speaker for 3rd Year Business students at Leeds Business School in 2014.
  • External Examiner of MBA student presentations at Leeds Business School in 2012

Research Degree Supervision

Interested in supervising Project Management in general and specifically:

  • Interorganisational relationship in networks
  • Alliances and contractual relationships in project context
  • Knowledge Management and Project and Inter-Project Learning
  • Organisational and Interorganisational learning
  • Human Resource Management in Projects

Current PGR supervision

DBA: "An empirical Investigation into technology adoption as a source of competitive advantage among pineapple farmers in Ejigbo, Nigeria."
Student name: Moshood Oladapo

Postgraduate research opportunities with Dr Moheeb Abualqumboz



Enterprise Activities

Moheeb initiated various partnership initiatives with national and international, private, public, and non-profit organisations to implement projects.

Islamic University of Gaza and Welfare Association in Palestine. Mobaderoon Project (2009), aimed at incubating entrepreneurship, he secured funding for the project from the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development through the Welfare Association in Palestine. The project budget was USD 250,000

Teaching and Professional Activities

Moheeb teaches Project Management and Operations Management