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Belal (Ahmad) Kaifi  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Education:

  • Post-Doctorate: Business Administration , University of Florida, August 20, 2010
  • Doctorate: Organization and Leadership, University of San Francisco , May 15, 2009
  • Masters Public Affairs and Administration emphasis in Human Resource Management, CSU East Bay, Hayward, May 2006
  • B.S. Business Administration emphasis in Management, San Jose State Univeristy , December 2003

Teaching Experience:

  • Adjunct Professor - Saint Mary's College of California (July 2011 - Present)
  • Lecturer - Saint Mary's College of California (August 2010 - July 2011)
  • Adjunct Professor - Franklin University (January 2008 - Present)
  • Adjunct Professor - Carrington College California (April 2007 - May 2012)
  • College Tutor - Carrington College California (April 2007 - May 2012)
  • K-12 Substitute Teacher - Antioch Unified School District (March 2007 - May 2007)

Awards:

  • PRIDE - Carrington College California (2011)
  • Educator of the Quarter - Carrington College California (2009)

Scholarship:

  • Silver S.T.A.R - Franklin University (2010)
    $500

Professional Licenses & Certifications:

  • Teaching Certificate - American River College (November 2010)
  • Certificate in Instructional Strategies to Facilitate Learning - Franklin University (March 2008)

Presentations:

Selected Presentations

  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) and Mujtaba, B
    Mujtaba, B.G. & Kaifi, B.A. An Inquiry into Eastern Leadership Orientation of Afghans: Are There Tendencies toward Convergence or Divergence with Western Practices? Presented at the Academy of Business Disciplines Conference in Ft. Myers Beach, Florida. November 5th -7th.
    (November 05, 2009)

Conferences and Presentations

  • The Future of Education in the US. Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) (talk, speech or lecture)
    University of California, Berkeley.
    (September 18, 2011)
  • Education, Developing Countries, and Dependency. Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) (talk, speech or lecture)
    University of California, Davis
    (April 15, 2011)
  • Fundamentals of Research. Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) (talk, speech or lecture)
    Carrington College California, Dental Assisting students
    (June 09, 2010)
  • Management vs. Leadership. Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad)
    Carrington College California, Pharmacy Technician students
    (February 16, 2010)
  • Dependency and Bribery Linkages in Afghanistan: A Study of Business Ethics in the Afghan-American Population. Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) and Mujtaba, B.G. (talk, speech or lecture)
    Academy of Business Disciplines Conference in Ft. Myers Beach
    (November 05, 2009)
  • An Inquiry into Eastern Leadership Orientation of Afghans: Are There Tendencies toward Convergence or Divergence with Western Practices?. Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) and Mujtaba, B.G. (talk, speech or lecture)
    Presented at the Academy of Business Disciplines Conference
    (November 05, 2009)
  • McGraw-Hill/Irwin Economics Focus Group. Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) (talk, speech or lecture)
    McGraw-Hill/Irwin Economics Focus Group
    (October 29, 2009)
  • Study skills: Becoming a Strategic Learner. Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) (talk, speech or lecture)
    Carrington College California. Presentation
    (September 24, 2009)
  • The Perception of Afghan- American Leaders’ Role in Economic Development Efforts in Afghanistan: A Study of Gender Differences and Repatriation to the Motherland. Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad), Mujtaba, B.G. and Xie, Y (poster)
    Poster Session at the Academy of Management Annual Conference
    (August 08, 2009)
  • Earning a Doctoral Degree in America. Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) (talk, speech or lecture)
    Noor TV station
    (June 20, 2009)
  • The importance of continuing education for vocational students. Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) (talk, speech or lecture)
    Carrington College California, Dental Assistant Certificate students
    (January 05, 2009)

Publications:

  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad). 2013. Organizational Theory: Millennials Managing Baby Boomers.
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad). June 2012. The 4 disciplines of execution, Journal of Business Studies Quarterly, vol. 3, issue 4, pg.145-147
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) and Do, Q. 2012. Critical Concepts Applied to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design: Insights from Karen Maggio, Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, vol. 17, issue 2, pg.97-103
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad), Nafei, W.A. and Khanfar, N.M. 2012. Leadership Styles and Organizational Learning: An Empirical Study on Saudi Banks in Al-Taif Governorate Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Journal of Management and Strategy, vol. 3, issue 1, pg.2-17
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) and Medenhall, S. 2012. Strategic Leadership Applied to Retail Management: Joe Contrucci Discusses the 21st Century Dynamic Workforce., Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship.
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) and Mujtaba, B.G. 2012. Awareness of Islam in the Post-9/11 American Workplace: A Study of Educational Instructors’ Comprehension, American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, vol. 29, issue 4
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad), Nafei, W.A. and Khanfar, N.M. 2012. Organizational learning as an approach to achieve outstanding performance: An applied study on Al-Taif University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Journal of Leadership Studies
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad). 2012. The Future of Afghanistan: Reversing the Brain Drain, Minority Studies Quarterly
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad), Aslami, W.A., Noori, S.A. and Korhummel, D. 2011. A decade after the 9/11 attacks: The demand for leaders with emotional intelligence and counseling skills., Journal of Business Studies Quarterly, vol. 2, issue 2, pg.54-67
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) and Mujtaba, B.G. 2011. Eastern Indian and Afghan Women in Management: A Quantitative Inquiry on their Leadership Proficiencies and Propensities, International Journal of Business Management, vol. 6, issue 3, pg.3-11
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) and Noori, S.A. 2011. The Best of Both Worlds: A Quantitative Study on Afghan-Americans, Culture, and Servant Leadership, International Leadership Journal, vol. 3, issue 1, pg.90-100
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) and Noori, S.A. 2011. Organizational Behavior: A Study on Managers, Employees, and Teams, Journal of Management Policy and Practice, vol. 12, issue 1, pg.88-97
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) and Mujtaba, B.G. 2011. Management Skills of Afghan Respondents: A Comparison of Technical, Human and Conceptual Differences Based on Gender, Journal of International Business and Cultural Studies, vol. 4, issue 1, pg.117-129
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad). 2011. Shine: Using Brain Science to Get the Best from Your People, Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, vol. 16, issue 4, pg.126-128
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad). 2011. Sun Tzu for Women: The Art of War for Winning in Business, Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, vol. 16, issue 3, pg.102-104
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad). 2011. Everyone communicates few connect: What the most effective people do differently, Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, vol. 16, issue 1, pg.131-133
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad). 2010. Managing Your Future: An Educational Guide., ILEAD Academy
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) and Mujtaba, B.G. 2010. Business ethics and morality in Afghanistan, Business and Professional Ethics Journal, vol. 29, issue 1-4, pg.32-63
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) and Mujtaba, B.G. 2010. An Inquiry into Eastern Leadership Orientation of Working Adults in Afghanistan, Journal of Leadership Studies, vol. 4, issue 1, pg.36-46
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad). 2010. Eastern Indian Women in Management: A Study of their Skills, Behaviors, and Traits, International Leadership Journal, vol. 2, issue 3/4, pg.3-21
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) and Mujtaba, B.G. 2010. A Study of Management Skills with Indian Respondents: Comparing their Technical, Human and Conceptual Scores based on Gender, Journal of Applied Business and Economics, vol. 11, issue 2, pg.129-138
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) and Noori, S.A. 2010. Servant Leadership in Organizations: A Study on Afghan-Americans, Journal of Innovations, vol. 5, issue 1, pg.59-64
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) and Noori, S.A. 2010. Organizational Management: A Study on Middle Managers, Gender, and Emotional Intelligence Levels, Journal of Business Studies Quarterly, vol. 1, issue 3, pg.13-23
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad). 2010. Eastern and Western Management Skills: Comparing the Scores of Indians and Americans, Fortune Journal of International Management, vol. 7, issue 1, pg.1-12
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) and Mujtaba, B.G. 2010. Transformational leadership and the impact of socialization in the Afghan culture: A study of behavioral differences based on gender, age, and place of birth, International Leadership Journal, vol. 2, issue 2, pg.33-52
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad), Mujtaba, B.G. and Williams, A. 2010. The feasibility of distance education for cyber-savvy students, Journal of Quarterly Review and Distance Education, vol. 10, issue 4, pg.347-360
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) and Mujtaba, B.G. 2010. Transformational Leadership of Afghans and Americans: A study of culture, age and gender, Journal of Service Science and Management, vol. 3, issue 1, pg.151-158
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad). 2010. The way we’re working isn’t working, Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, vol. 15, issue 4, pg.116-120
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad). 2010. Strengths based leadership, Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, vol. 15, issue 1, pg.139-141
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad). 2010. The state of business schools: Educational and moral imperatives for market leaders, Journal of Business Studies Quarterly, vol. 1, issue 2, pg.75-76
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad). 2009. The Impact of 9/11 on Afghan-American Leaders, Xlibris
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad). 2009. 21st Century Leadership in Healthcare., Pharmaceutical Technician Laboratory Manual, pg.90-100, Jones and Bartlett Publications
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad). 2009. A Critical Hermeneutic Approach to Understanding Experiences of Selected Afghan-American Leaders post-9/11 in the Bay Area. ProQuest Dissertation Service.
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad). 2009. The 21st Century Glass Ceiling: An Inquiry on Afghan-American Leaders in the Workforce, Fortune Journal of International Management, vol. 6, issue 1, pg.57-72
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad). 2009. Islam voices across cultures: Venues for leadership and understanding, Journal of Sufism/An Inquiry, vol. 14, issue 4, pg.19-22
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad), Mujtaba, B.G. and Xie, Y. 2009. Future Afghan-American leaders’ perception of their role in economic development in Afghanistan: A study of gender differences and willingness to return to the motherland, Journal of Diversity Management, vol. 4, issue 3, pg.35-46
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) and Mujtaba, B.G. 2009. Workforce discrimination: An inquiry on the perceptions of Afghan-American Professionals, Journal of Business Studies Quarterly, vol. 1, issue 1, pg.1-15
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) and Mujtaba, B.G. 2009. Diversity Management in the Post-9/11 Educational Workplace: An Inquiry on How Much Instructors Know and Understand About Islam, Pakistan Management Review, vol. 45, issue 4, pg.38-57
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad), Mujtaba, B.G. and Williams, A. 2009. Online college education for computer-savvy students: A study of perceptions and needs, Journal of College Teaching Methods and Styles, vol. 6, issue 10, pg.1-15
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad) and Aslami, W. 2009. Managing Diversity: Afghan-Americans and the Aftermath of the Twin Towers Tragedy, Journal of Diversity Management, vol. 4, issue 4, pg.31-37
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad). 2009. What color is your parachute?, Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship, vol. 14, issue 4, pg. 72-75
  • Kaifi, Belal (Ahmad). 2009. Islam vs. West: Fact of Fiction?, Arab Studies Quarterly, vol. 31, issue 4, pg.37-39
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