Assistant Professor-Chairperson

Dr. Tariq Atiya is an Assistant Professor of Business Administration in the Management and Marketing Department, within College of Commerce and Business at Dhofar University. Dr. Tarig got his PH. D in Business Administration University of Juba, 2010, His MA: Local and Regional Development (LRD): Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in the Netherlands)with concentration ( sub-specialization): (a)Project Planning (PP), and (b) Human Resource Development and Employment Strategies (HRDES). He has previously held academic teaching and senior administrative positions at the SUR University College, Sudan International University, and University of Juba. Previous university roles include Convener of MA program in management in CCBA, Chair of Business Administration Department in SUR University College, Deputy Director of School of Management Science at University of Juba, and Dean of Academic Affairs at Sudan International university.

His teaching and research interests relate primarily to business administration namely the SMEs, TQM and family Business.

Areas of expertise:

  • Family Business, SMEs, TQM

Business and Academic Communities Engagement:

  • keynote speaker


  • Member of College Council, Graduate studies Committee
  • Editor /associate editor/co-editor

Teaching methods/style: My teaching style can be described to be of a mixed style, depending on the situation. It may include: problem solving, critical thinking, reciprocal style among others.

Teaching courses:Managerial Decision Analysis, Entrepreneurship and innovation, TQM, Project management, Strategic Management, Business ethics, HRM, TQM, Modern Management Thoughts, Performance Evaluation in Public Sector, Production and Operations Management, Materials Management, OB

Courses developed: Dr. Tariq Atiya participated in the developments of many courses both at undergraduate and postgraduate

Projects/thesis supervised:

  • Co-supervisor of two PH. D students, supervised More than 100 master thesis/ research projects
  • Relationship of the Five Major Factors of Personality with Professional c Compatibility: Field Study in the Royal Court Affairs in Salalah
  • The Role of Blue Ocean Strategy in Achieving Competitive Excellence: Filed Study in Industrial Companies in Dhofar Governorate
  • The Possibilities of Applying Lean Manufacturing Tools in Industrial Companies in Dhofar Governorate
  • The effect of the Adoption of ISO Standards in the Performance of Companies in Dhofar Governorate
  • The Impact of Intellectual Capital on Contextual Performance in Higher Educational Institutions in Oman: