Dr. Majed Asiri is currently working as Assistant Professor (International Business) at the College of Business Administration. Prior to joining Al-Yamamah University, he was working as Assistant Professor at Arab Open University at its Riyadh Branch.
He earned his Ph.D. in (International Investment) from Hull University; the title of his thesis was ‘The interchange between FDI presence and regulatory framework within the pharmaceutical industry in KSA’. Also, he received his M.B.A. degree (Financial Management) from Hull university as well.
Papers from his PhD thesis were accepted to present in several international conferences (France, Denmark, Poland, and the UK).
His expertise can be summarized in the following areas:
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
FDI spillover in emerging markets
Asiri, M (2016), Facilitating FDI in Saudi Pharmaceutical Industry, Chapter of Book: Transcontinental Strategies for Industrial Development and Economic Growth. ISBN13: 9781522521600
Honors and Awards
-Awarded Postgraduate Certificated Research Training, Hull University (2016).
- EDI Certificate in Business Management (Excellent), 2015.
-The growing prominence of joint ventures and other collaborative arrangements.
-The rapid growth of multinational operations in the service sector, professional business services, and tourist-related industries.
-Transfer of Technology.
Asiri, M. The Interaction of the Regulation of the Pharmaceutical Industry in Saudi Arabia with the Presence of Foreign Direct Investment. The 43rd Academy of International Business Conference (AIB). University of London, April 2016.
Business in Saudi Arabia
Principles of Finance
Essentials of Finance
A member of the Grade Appeal Committee, Alyamamah University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2019– Present.
A referee of peer-reviewed journals GI Global’s Business and Management, 2017-2018.