Dr. Grace Khoury is currently an adjunct visiting professor at Florida State University in the US. She was the former dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics for three years from 2015/2016-2018/2019. She is an associate professor of management and has been the director of MBA program at Birzeit University in Palestine for six years. She has over twenty eight years of experience as a university professor, administrator, students’ career advisor, researcher, management trainer and consultant at private and public organizations. She is also the marketing director of her family owned business Taybeh Brewing Company. She holds an MBA from Suffolk University, USA, and PhD in human resource management from Bradford University, UK. She served as a university council member, an academic council member and on a number of university and community committees. She obtained certificates in project management and customer relationship management. She has published a number of management case studies and research articles in several academic journals. She is co-editor of a case book titled Rising to the Digital Challenge: Lessons from Mediterranean Enterprises (2005). She is co-author of “The Palestinian Executive: Leadership under Challenging Conditions”, Gower, UK (2012). She is also a co-editor of a book titled “Cases on Management and Organizational Behavior in an Arab Context”, IGI, USA (2014) in which she is a co-author of two chapters.
Akella, D. & Khoury, G. (expected 2018). “RESISTANCE TO ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE IN ACADEMIA: A CASE STUDY FROM PALESTINE INVESTIGATING THE UNDERREFLECTED ROLE OF CHANGE AGENTS ”. In Evidence-Based Initiatives for Organizational Change and Development. IGI Global, USA.
Khoury, G., Farraj, W., & Sultan, S. (2018). Challenges to the formalization of Palestinian female-owned homebased businesses. Women Entrepreneurs and the Myth of “Underperformance”: A New Look at Women’s Entrepreneurship Research. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd https://doi.org/10.4337/9781786434500.00022
McNally, B. & Khoury, G.K. (2018), “Leveraging micro-level support factors to overcome macro-level challenges: Palestinian and Saudi Arabian female entrepreneurs”. In Women's Entrepreneurship: Going beyond the Gender-Neutral Approach’ that will be published by Routledge – Taylor & Francis Publishing.
Khoury, G.K.; McNally, B. (2016),"The importance of fostering alignment to ensure sustainable nation building", Journal of Management Development, Vol. 35 Iss 6 pp. 718 - 734
Khoury, G. & McNally, B. (2016) “THE ROLE OF THE LEADERSHIIP STYLE IN CREATING CONFLICT, INEFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION AND TENSION IN A HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTION” in Handbook of Effective Communication, Leadership and Conflict Resolution. Anthony H. Normore, Larry Long and Mitch Javidi, IGI Global. USA.
Khoury, G. & Khoury, M. (2014). Cases on Management and Organizational Behavior in an Arab Context. IGI, USA. Editor for 19 cases (Chapters) and lead author of two chapters:
Chapter 3: ENCOUNTERING STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT AND CORPORATE GOVERNENCE ISSUES WITHIN A TURBULENT ENVIRONMENT: HAYAT INSURANCE COMPANY
Chapter 8: UNDER PRESSURE:THE ROLE OF THE EXTERNAL CONTEXT IN CREATING INTERNAL TENSIONS: A CASE STUDY OF A PALESTINIAN UNIVERSITY
Elmuti, D.,Khoury, G. Omran, O. (2013), Challenges and Opportunities of Health Care Supply Chain Management in the United States, Health Marketing Quarterly, Vol. 30, No. 2 , 128-143.
Muna, F. & Khoury, G. (2012). The Palestinian Executive: Leadership Under Challenging Conditions, Gower, UK http://www.gowerpublishing.com/isbn/9781409445951
Thisbook is a unique study of leadership practices and styles in the West Bank and Gaza. It uses a ‘culture from within’ approach, rather than looking at leadership through Western perspectives. It also adds a multicultural dimension on doing business in other cultures, while providing a concise synthesis of the leadership literature. The book was published in September 2012 by Gower and Ashgate Publishing (UK).
Elmuti, D., Khoury, G. & Omran, O. (2012).Does Entrepreneurship Education Have a Role in developing Entrepreneurial Skills And Ventures' Effectiveness?, Journal of Entrepreneurship Education (JEE). Vol 15, 83-104. http://www.alliedacademies.org/public/Journals/JournalDetails.aspx?jid=8
Elmuti, D., Khoury, G. & Abdul-Rahim, B. (2011)Entrepreneur’s personality, education and venture effectiveness: Perceptions of Palestinian entrepreneurs. Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship, Vol.16, No. 2, 251-268
Khoury, G. & Analoui, F. (2010). “How Palestinian Managers Cope with Stress?” Journal of Management Development, Vol. 29, No.3, 282- 291.
Available at: www.emeraldinsight.com/10.1108/02621711011025795
Khoury, G.C. & Sayrafi, B. (2008) “Ritaj: The large Gateway”, Published case study, Distributed by The European Case Clearing House, England and USA
As-Sadeq, H. & Khoury, G.C. (2006).Leadership styles in the Palestinian large-scale industrial enterprises. Journal of Management Development, Vol. 25, # 9.pp.832-849.
Available at: www.emeraldinsight.com/10.1108/02621710610692043
Chapelet, B., Dogac, A. , Akcay, B., Khoury, G. , Bounabat, B. , Aba, O. , Savvides, S. (2005). Rising to the digital challenge. Lessons from Mediterranean Enterprises. Centre Time, Grenoble Ecole de Management, Grenoble, France.
co-editor and author, authored one chapter titled “ Introduction to customer relationship management” and a case study titled “Taybeh” in addition to editing five CRM cases in this e-business text and case book. The book is taught for MBA students at Birzeit University in an e-business course
Aubert, B., Khoury, G. & Jaber, R. (2005), ENHANCING CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS THROUGH CUSTOMER EDUCATION:AN EXPLORATORY STUDY. The First International E Business E Learning Conference, Princess Sumaya University, Amman- Jordan.
Khoury, G. and others (2005). Author and team leader for publishing a management book for 11th grade students / Commercial stream, supported by the Palestinian higher education ministry.
Khoury, G. (2004). “Entrepreneurship in an Adverse Environment: The Case of Taybeh Brewing Company”, Published case, Distributed by The European Case Clearing House, England and USA
Khoury, G and Jaber, R (2004) “ E-Business Initiative at the Jerusalem Water Undertaking” Published case, Distributed by The European Case Clearing House, England and USA
Khoury, G.C. and Analoui, F (2004). “Innovative Management Model for Performance Appraisal: The Case of the Palestinian Public Universities.” Management Research News.Vol.27,No.1/2, pp56-73.
Available at: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/10.1108/01409170410784356
Khoury, G. (2002). “The effectiveness of performance appraisal for Birzeit University faculty members” In Analoui, F. (ed.) The changing patterns of human resource management. Ashgate, UK.