Prof. Malek Alsharairi
Vice President
PHONE: +962 6 4294611 Ext. 4023

Prof. Malek Alsharairi is the Dean of the School of Management and Logistic Sciences since 2017. He a professor at the International Accounting Department. Prof. 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 governance councils and committees and formerly served as a Department Head, Exchange Coordinator, a Center Director and a Vice Dean.
Prof. Alsharairi has been appointed as a member at the national Higher Commission of Public Accounting Profession, by a Ministerial Council Decision since October 2017, which is responsible to regulate and oversee the Public Accounting profession in Jordan. Further, he is on the Public Accountants Licensing and Examination Board.
Prof. Alsharairi is committed to research-led and practice-informed teaching. He is an IMA Campus Advocate (US) and a Fellow at Higher Education Academy (UK). Prof. Alsharairi has been awarded all academic degrees with Excellent ratings and he received several awards, honors and recognition from international institutions. He is a committed reviewer at several scholarly journals and a specialist at several professional training programs such as CMA.

Educational Background

Accounting & Finance, University of Durham, UK, 2012
Accounting (Magna Cum Laude), Yarmouk University, Jordan, 2005
Accounting (Summa Cum Laude), Yarmouk University, Jordan, 2003
Research Interests

Main Research Interests: Corporate Reporting, Financial Accounting, Corporate Governance, Earnings Management, Corporate Social Responsibility.


Interdisciplinary Research Interests: Logistics, Strategic Management.  


Academic Experience:

Faculty Member (Current rank: Full Professor), German Jordanian University, 2012 – present.

Adjunct Teaching Fellow, Durham University, 2008 – 2011.

Instructor, Yarmouk University, 2005 – 2008.


Administrative Posts:

Dean, School of Management and Logistic Sciences, GJU 2017 – present.

Vice Dean, School of Management and Logistic Sciences, GJU, 2016 – 2017.

Exchange Coordinator, International Accounting Department, GJU, 2013 – 2016.

Head of Department, International Accounting Department, GJU, 2012 – 2014.


Visiting & Guest Lecturing:

Visiting Professor, Technische Hochschule Nürnberg, Germany, 2015.

Guest Lecturer, Hochschule Coburg, Germany, 2015.

Visiting Professor, Hochschule Fulda, Germany, 2015.

Adjunct Lecturer, M.A. HSM Program- Yarmouk University, Jordan, 2015.

Guest Speaker, Princess Sumayya University for Technology, Jordan, 2015.

Visiting Professor, Technische Hochschule Nürnberg, Germany, 2014.

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 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
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
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