Dr. Walid Derbel

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Dr. Walid Derbel

Position: Assistant Professor
QUALIFICATION: PhD (Management Science), MSc (Master of Science in HRM, ISG Tunis), BSc (FSEGT, Tunis)

Dr. Walid Derbel is an Assistant Professor in Human Resources Management science at the Emirates College of Technology in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Dr. Walid Derbel obtained a PhD in Management Science, oriented to Human Resource Management sciences in 2014, from the IHEC-Carthage in Tunisia (Institute of High Commercial’s Studies).

His research focused on Human Resources Management, Interpersonal Trust and cooperation, Organizational behaviour, Management performance. He has been, since 2012, a member of the LARIMER research laboratory (Interdisciplinary Research Laboratory on the Changes of Economies and Companies[i],) at the High School of Economics and Commercials Studies (ESSEC) Montfleury, at University of Tunis.  Prior to his PhD, he received his Master’s degree in Human Resources Management from ISG (High Institute of Management of Tunis), Manouba University (Tunisia), 2000.

[i] Laboratoire de Recherche Interdisciplinaire sur les Mutations des Economies et des Entreprises

Research areas:

  • Human Resources Management,
  • Management Performance
  • Organizational Behavior,
  • Organizational Theory
  • Interpersonal Trust and cooperation
  • Sociology of organization.
  • Management Principals and Enterprise-Economy

Selected publications:

Derbel, Walid and Asadullah, M.A., Peretti, J.M., Ouslati, S. (2019). “Ownership-based Asymmetries in Training Evaluation Practices of Call Centres“.Industrial and Commercial Training

Derbel, Walid and Mamlouk Ben Ammar,. “The dilemma of trust and cooperation: Interdependence of actors and supremacy of the organizational system[i]”. Revue des sciences de Gestion (Direction et Gestion des Entreprises), N° 204 November-December, 2003.

Derbel, Walid and Mamlouk Ben Ammar. “The dilemma of trust and cooperation: Interdependence of actors and supremacy of the organizational system” This article was selected from the best 30 years of the revue’s publications and was republished in “Mobilizing People at Work” in the “Knowledge Collection“, Canada. Now, a good part of the article is integrated as a course module for master classes at HEC Montréal.

[1] Laboratoire de Recherche Interdisciplinaire sur les Mutations des Economies et des Entreprises

[1] Le dilemme de la confiance et de la coopération : Interdépendance des acteurs et suprématie du système organisationnel.