Dr Ali Intezari Harsini

Senior Lecturer in Management

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

Overview

Dr Ali Intezari is a Senior Lecturer at UQ Business School, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Prior to joining the University of Queensland, he held academic positions in New Zealand. His research interests include decision-making, human-technology interaction, wisdom theory, knowledge management, cultural studies, and business in the Middle East. He has published in the fields of organisation/management, knowledge management, and information systems. Dr Intezari has taught courses at the postgraduate and undergraduate levels. He has won multiple teaching and research awards.

Research Interests

  • Organizational wisdom theory
    How organizational wisdom affects individual and organizational performance. What is the role of wise leadership? How is wisdom conceptualized in terms of business concepts?
  • Strategic decision-making
    Strategic decision-making from a knowledge perspective. How the integration of rationality and non-rationality informs strategic decisions in the business context.
  • Knowledge Management and Knowledge Leadership
    Knowledge management and leadership in international organizations. The impact of organizational knowledge management and knowledge culture on international businesses. How do organizational knowledge culture and institutional factors interact towards achieving long-term and win-win international interactions between developing and developed countries?

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Massey University

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Soleimani, Melika, Arrowsmith, Jim, Intezari, Ali and Pauleen, David (2024). Human resource management and disruptive technologies. Research Handbook on Human Resource Management and Disruptive Technologies. (pp. 1-18) edited by Tanya Bondarouk and Jeroen Meijerink. Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing.

  • Asadi, Samaneh and Intezari, Ali (2021). The wisdom of good thought and deed: the Persian perspective. Practical wisdom, leadership and culture: indigenous, Asian and Middle-Eastern perspectives. (pp. 189-206) edited by Ali Intezari, Chellie Spiller and Shih-ying Yang. New York, NY, United States: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9780429055508-16

  • Intezari, Ali, Spiller, Chellie and Yang, Shih-ying (2020). Introducing “Practical Wisdom, Leadership and Culture: Indigenous, Asian, and Middle-Eastern Perspectives”. Practical wisdom and leadership in a poly-cultural world: Indigenous, Asian and Middle-Eastern perspectives. (pp. 1-11) edited by Ali Intezari, Chellie Spiller and Shih-ying Yang. London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Intezari, Ali and Pauleen, David J. (2020). Time-bounded decision-making: what we need to know about knowledge. Knowledge management, innovation, and entrepreneurship in a changing world. (pp. 187-208) edited by Murray Eugene Jennex. Hershey, PA USA: IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-7998-2355-1.ch008

  • Yang, Shih-ying and Intezari, Ali (2019). Non-Western lay conceptions of wisdom. The Cambridge handbook of wisdom. (pp. 429-452) edited by Robert J. Sternberg and Judith Glück. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/9781108568272.020

  • Intezari, Ali and McKenna, Bernard (2018). Creating organizational culture. Leadership: regional and global perspectives. (pp. 160-189) Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.

  • McKenna, Bernard and Intezari, Ali (2018). Power, politics and influence. Leadership: regional and global perspectives. (pp. 190-218) Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.

  • Intezari, Ali (2016). Conceptualizing wisdom: theoretical perspectives. Practical wisdom in the age of technology: insights, issues, and questions for a new millennium. (pp. 1-15) edited by Nikunj Dalal, Ali Intezari and Mary H. Heitz. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Dalal, Nikunj, Intezari, Ali and Heitz, Marty H. (2016). Editors' preface introducing Practical Wisdom in the Age of Technology: Insights, issues and questions for a new millennium. Practical Wisdom in the Age of Technology: Insights, issues, and questions for a new millennium. (pp. xvi-xxii) edited by Nikunj Dalal, Ali Intezari and Marty H. Heitz. Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Intezari, Ali (2016). Practical wisdom through sustainability: a meta-approach. Cultural roots of sustainable management: practical wisdom and corporate social responsibility. (pp. 23-37) edited by André Habisch and René Schmidpeter. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-28287-9_3

  • Intezari, Ali and Pauleen, David J. (2013). Students of wisdom: an integral meta-competencies theory of practical wisdom. Handbook of practical wisdom: Leadership, organization and integral business practice. (pp. 155-174) edited by Wendelin Kupers and David J. Pauleen. Farnham, United Kingdom: Gower. doi: 10.4324/9781315564814

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