Dr. Malek Alsharairi is the Dean of the School of Management and Logistic Sciences since 2017. He is an Associate Professor of Accounting and joined GJU as a PhD Candidate in 2008. Dr. Malek Alsharairi has an international teaching experience in both undergraduate and post-graduate courses at several universities in Jordan, UK and Germany.
His administrative service at university is also extensive and diverse in academia since he chairs and sits on several councils and committees and formerly served as a Department Head, Exchange Coordinator, a Center Director and a Vice Dean before assuming his responsibilities as Dean of school.
In October 2017, the Ministers Council appointed Dr. Alsharairi as a member at the national Higher Commission of Public Accounting Profession.
Dr. Alsharairi is committed to research-led and practice-informed teaching since he is an IMA Campus Advocate (US) and a Fellow at Higher Education Academy (UK). Dr. Alsharairi has been awarded all academic degrees with Excellent ratings and he received several awards, honors and recognitions from international institutions. He is a committed reviewer at scholarly journals and a specialist at several professional training programs such as CMA.

Educational Background

Accounting and Finance, University of Durham, UK, 2012
Accounting, Yarmouk University, Jordan, 2005
Accounting, Yarmouk University, Jordan, 2003
Research Interests

Accounting, Financial Reporting, Corporate Governance, Earnings Management


Teaching Interest: Financial Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis, Financial Management, Corporate Governance, IFRS

Selected Publications

2019 Abushaikha, I., Al-weshah, Gh., Alsharairi, M.,"How do retail firms benefit from co-locating in logistics-intensive clusters? A focus on the inbound supply function",The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research ,Taylor & Francis,2019
2017 Alsharairi, Dixon, Al-Hamadeen ,"Event-Specific Earnings Management: Additional Evidence from US M&A Pre-and Post-SOX",Journal of Financial Reporting and Accounting.,Forthcoming.,2017
2014 Alsharairi, Gleason, Kanaan,"Bidder Earnings Management, Cynical Targets and Acquisition Premia.",Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting,52(1-2): pp. 1-40.,2014
2014 Bozos, Ratnaike, Alsharairi,"How has the international harmonization of financial reporting standards affected merger premiums within the European Union?",International Review of Financial Analysis (Elsevier),31(0): pp. 48-60.,2014
2012 Malek Alsharairi, Salama,"Does Leverage Impact Earnings Management? Evidence from US Non-cash Acquirers.",Journal of Financial & Economic Practice,12(1): pp.18-34.,2012