Dr. Rana Sabri
Assistant Professor
PHONE: +962 6 4294444 Ext. 4656

Dr. Rana Sabri AlBahsh is an Assistant Professor at the Management Sciences Dept. of the Business School at German Jordanian University since 2015. She obtained education from several universities in Jordan, Australia and France specialized in management and finance. In GJU, she was the Exchange Coordinator for the exchange students in Germany for three years, where agreements, workshops, and other activities were established. Worked in other universities and academic institutions in Europe and the Middle East. Participated in projects with other universities in Europe and the MENA countries (example: Unimed, Erasmus + Program, European Union).

Dr. Rana has industrial experience in management and consultation in Qatar and in Jordan, as well as in creating project proposals for NGOs. Participated in workshops in innovation like ‘Awareness Raising on Resource Efficiency in the Industrial Sector’ – UNIDO RECP / Test Approach. ‘Innovation Management level1’, King Abdullah II Center for Excellence, GIM Institute. She participates in voluntary and charity work that aimed to develop human capital (Injaz, Jordan). Was a member and researcher at Montpellier Research in Management (MRM) and Research Center on the Management and Markets (CR2M) University Montpellier, France.


Academic Experience


American University of Madaba, School of Business and Finance, Jordan.

Al-Ahliyya Amman University, Business School, Jordan.

Group ESC Troyes, France.

Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Montpellier (ESC - Graduate School of Management)

Ecole International du Groupe Sup de Co Montpellier (EIM), Montpellier, France

Economics and Administrative Sciences Faculty, An-Najah National University, Palestine.


Industrial experience


Marketing Department Manager. ARAMEX/ Qatar, 2000.

Freight and Express Department Manager. DHL/ Qatar, 2001.


Teaching Interests


Management, Management Information Systems (MIS), Financial Management, Research Methods, Business Statistics.


Educational Background

Ph.D. in Business Administration and financial management, University Montpellier 1/ France, 2013

Master in Applied Finance, Western Sydney University / Australia, 2003.

Master in Finance and Banking, Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Sciences/ Jordan, 1999.

B.Sc. Major: Business Administration, University of Jordan/ Jordan. 1995.


Training Courses

A certified course in Data Analysis for Management held by London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). 2022.

Finance and Economy Forum, Cryptocurrencies: Bitcoin. Amman, Jordan. 2017.

Ringing the Bell for Gender Equality Conference, Amman, Jordan. 2017.


Selected Publications and activities


Zaina Abdin; Rana AlBahsh; Mohammad F. Al-Anaswah, “Green supply chain management: A study of the tourism industry“. Corporate Ownership and Control 2022 | Journal article.

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.22495/cocv20i1art6


Rana AlBahsh, “Working poor under the dominance of tough managers’ behavior, and strict cultural norms: the case of Jordan”. International week, University Vechta, Germany. 2021


Rana AlBahsh, “The effect of tax and economic freedom on capital investment and foreign direct investment: empirical evidence from a panel of countries around the world”. The Afro-Asian Journal of Finance and Accounting. 2021. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1504/AAJFA.2021.10031730


Rana Albahsh, Ali Alattar, and Aziz Yusuf "Firm, industry and country level determinants of capital structure: evidence from Jordan". International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues. 2018.


Kaouther Toumi, Rana Albahsh, Serge abbodjo. “Profitability of Banks, do Islamic ethics perspectives matter? A comprehensive comparison between Islamic banks and Conventional ones”. The 34th Spring International Conference of the French Finance Association. Lyon – France.


Rana AlBahsh and Mohammad I. Daoud, “Evaluating the Use of Moodle to Achieve Effective and Interactive Learning: A Case Study at the German Jordanian University” The 2nd International Conference on Open Source Software Computing (OSSCOM 2016), Lebanon, 2016.


Rana AlBahsh and Patrick Sentis, “What one should expect about firm and country factors relations with capital structure in emerging markets: evidence from Arab group firm-level panel data” European Business Research Conference, Italy, 2013.




Educational Background

Finance, University of Montpellier, France
Applied Finance, University Western Sydney, Australia
Business Administration, University of Jordan, Jordan