Summary

Professor Mukhtar Al-Hashimi is a Bahraini national, who has four degrees from the well-reputed University of Utah, USA (undergraduate, two master’s degrees and a PhD). During the last 25 years, Professor Mukhtar has held many positions. Academically, he started from the University of Bahrain as an
advisor, and then held managerial positions for government agencies as well as different academic posts such as Dean and Vice President of the university. Currently, he is the academic professor at Ahlia University, Bahrain. Dr. Al-Hashimi’s experiences are rich and a blend of the academic, managerial and
administrative activities at both government and private organizations.

During the last 25 years, Professor Al-Hashimi served as the advisor, director and executive member for a number of government and non government organizations. He gained much recognition for the development of a comprehensive medical information system “Al-Care System,” strategic
planning, managing and directing strategic projects as well as assisting the management in the decision making process. As an executive management member, he has been involved in many strategic projects and served many different top management committees, aimed to align the strategies to the operations through leadership and management skills. More importantly, each of these activities has provided the author with massive knowledge and an opportunity to share and reflect on the knowledge, skills gained and lessons learned.

Professor Mukhtar Al-Hashimi has taught, at both undergraduate and graduate levels, many Business and Information Technology courses which cover total quality management, strategic business management, leadership, human resource management, research methodology, e-marketing, project
management, introduction to management and business as well as Information Technology related courses. Research activities have been and will be the continuous driving force for gaining and sharing knowledge through publications, conferences and people.

Having the educational and academic background, professional experiences, communication and leadership skills, and culture has given the author the opportunity to serve as a business advisor and consultant for many private and government organizations, especially in the area of business developments, business strategies, leadership and change management, project management, total quality and information systems. This is aimed to provide valuable solutions to the present challenges in improving business competitiveness. In the last 25 years attained number of academic teaching from department, academic dean to academic vice president, as well as administrative and leadership management positions in the government and non-government organizations.

Thus, the educational qualifications, practical portfolio, ethical values and experiences of the author, encompassing 25 years in both academic and professional organizations, have contributed to the knowledge in this book series, to be shared and reflected on by the readers. Prof. Al-Hashimi is also the author of Book Quotes, published in both Arabic and English in 2016 and lately Let’s Talk Business which is published in English 2017. Currently working on new academic textbook related to research methods.

International Recognition and Awards:

  • Oracle Corporation has published the customer profile of BDF Royal Medical Services in their official web site and it can be accessed by the following link.
    http://www.oracle.com/pls/cis/Profiles.print_html?p_profile_id=100380
  • Oracle Corporation has published a press release about the launching of Oracle Collaboration Suite at BDF Royal Medical Service on 18th March 2003. It can be accessed by the following link.
    http://www.oracle.com/global/me/press/meo/bdfh_ocs_180104.html
  • Oracle Corporation also published a video clip of Dr. Mukhtar Al Hashimi on 10th November 2004 titled “Bahrain Royal Medical Services Goes Paperless with Oracle. It can be accessed by the following link.
    http://www.oracle.com/webapps/dynpages/servlet/Engine?operation=ASI&keyword=Hashimi&themeId=&mediaId=-99&startdate=&enddate=&archived=false
  • Oracle Corporation also published a snap shot about BDF Royal Medical Services success in Oracle Magazine issue for March/April 2005 (See page 29 & 30).
  •  The AL-Care System which is developed and design under my supervision and contribution of knowledge was sold to MedLink International, Denver Colorado, USA in 1997.
  • Recognition from the Director of the medical Services for my work and contributions as the Director of the limited private practice at the Bahrain Defence Force Medical Services for the year 2002.
  • Recent Recognition from the Minister of Defence affair for the successful completion of King Hamad University Hospital ICT project. 2011 April.
  • Medical Informatics: Impact on medical decision making and patient care. Presented By Professor Mukhtar AL-Hashimi; at Gulf Medical Expo 2017 on 12 -14 Dec 2017 – Bahrain. “Best Presentation 2017”

Patents:

  • Developed and designed the AL-Care Medical Information System currently operational at the BDF Hospital since 1994 till now and KHUH King Hamad University Hospital. Also Sold to the USA Based Medlink Cooperation. USA ,Bahrain Defence Force – Medical Services, HealthCare IT & Management.  Description

Research

Research Area

Among the areas that I can provide my expertise are: Management Information System and innovative technologies, medical informatics and healthcare management, Business and healthcare research studies, Organization strategic planning and performance, Project Management and project commissioning, Human Resources Management, Business Strategy and Development, Leadership and change management, total quality management, business and marketing research, e-business development, business analysis, business process re-engineering, entrepreneurship and family business and IT and organizational performance. In additional topic related to the government 2030 vision related to the area of expertise.

Teaching

In the last 25 years my teaching experience covered enormous course for both graduate and undergraduate levels related Management and information system and business and management such leadership, entrepreneurship, total quality management, project management, strategic planning, research methods for business. Beside teaching and supervising over 100 students’ undergraduates and graduates thesis and dissertations; held number of different academic position from chair, dean to vice president and advisor for strategic planning at the universities served.

Supervision

Areas of supervision are within the area of expertise which is management information system and innovative technologies, medical informatics, healthcare management, total quality management, project management, leadership, business and entrepreneurship contemporary topics and leadership.

Presentation

Conferences:

  1. Early Retirement among Public Employees in Bahrain: Exploring its Reasons and Impact on Retirees, Professor Mukhtar AL-Hashimi and Mohamed Abdulrahman Alqadhi (26 – 27 November 2017), C15 International Conference on Sustainable Future (ICSF) – Bahrain.
  2. An Investigation of the Utilization of Energy and Water Conservation Technologies in Bahrain: Entrepreneur opportunity, Prof. Mukhtar AL-Hashimi and Sayed Dheya H. Ahmed (2017), WASD 15th International Annual Conference: Digital revolution, smart cities and performance improvement towards a sustainable knowledge-based inclusive development, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.
  3. End-users’ Satisfaction with the Quality of Innovative Healthcare Technologies in Bahrain: A Case Study of Hospital Information Systems, Prof. Mukhtar AL-Hashimi and Mishleen Aqleh (2017),WASD 15th International Annual Conference: Digital revolution, smart cities and performance improvement towards a sustainable knowledge-based inclusive development.
  4. Faculty Perceptions of E-Learning: Case Study, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, April 2 and 3 2017, Elearnit Conference hosted by Bahrain Polytechnic, Bahrain.
  5. Gratitude Intervention at Work:  It’s impact on well-being, Job Satisfaction& Organizational Commitment, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi and Zahra AlBarri (3-4th May 2017), 1st AFU International Conference Toward Advanced Scientific Knowledge in Business Sciences (TASK 2017), Dubai, UAE.
  6. Are Holiday Good For your Business? The case of Bahrain, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (15-17, January 2017), IABE-2017 West Palm Beach Conference, International Academy of Business and Economics, Dubai, UAE.
  7. Are Holiday Good For your Business? The case of Bahrain, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (19-21, March 2017), IABE-2017 DUBAI Winter Conference, International Academy of Business and Economics, Keiser University, USA.
  8. Exploring the Implementation of Government Work Program toward Bahrain Economic Vison 2030: A Retrospective Study 2011 – 2014, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi and Hana Yusuf Khairy (24 – 27 Oct. 2016), Euro MENA Dialogues on Public Management, Muscat – Sultanate of Oman.
  9. Customers Criteria in Selecting Islamic or Conversional Banks in Bahrain, Prof. Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (28 – 29 July, 2016), 16th World Business Research Conference to be held in San Francisco, USA from, USA Francisco, American Research and Publication International, USA.
  10. Innovative Health Insurance and Reimbursement Model, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (2009), Middle East 09: HealthCare IT & Management Excellent, 3 – 4 March, Middle East 09: HealthCare IT & Management Excellent, The HIMSS “Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society- USA”.
  11. Managing Your Practice with Business Intelligent and Innovation, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (2008), The Saudi e-Health Conference 2008- Toward National e-Health, Saudi Association for Health Informatics and King Saud Bin Abdul-Aziz University for Health Science, KSA.
  12. Dental Informatics, Future of Dental Practice and Ethics, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (2008), The 2nd International King Abdul-Aziz University and the 19thSaudi Dental Society Conference for Dental Technology and Research, Saudi Dental Society, KSA.
  13. Managing Your Practice with Business Intelligent and Innovation, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (2007), The 4th GCC Dental Conference, Bahrain Dental Society, Bahrain.
  14. Statistical Approach for Assessing MIS Implementation, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (April 1996), The Future of Health Information Management, 12th International Health Records Congress, Conference Proceedings, Germany.
  15. Implementation of Smart Card – The Experience of BDF RMS , Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (9-10 April 2005), Second Middle East Conference on Healthcare Informatics, Ministry of Health, Dubai, UAE.
  16. Medical Information System in Developing Countries, April 1995, Eleventh International Symposium on the Creation of Electronic Health Record System and Global Conference on Patient Cards, Electronic Health Record Institute, Conference Proceedings, USA.
  17. Role of Information System towards Quality Maintenance, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (15 – 16 May 2004), Quality Maintenance and its Role in Cost Cutting Conference, BDFMS, Bahrain.
  18. Innovation in Health care utilizing comprehensive MIS and Electronic patient record” and “Roadmap to successful e-health care, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (27-29 November 2004), Electronic Medical Records Symposium, Al hada & Taif Military Hospital, Saudi Arabia.
  19. Medical Information System in Developing Countries: Bahrain Experiences, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (1995), International Congress of the International Medical Informatics Association, MEDINFO 95 Conference, USA.
  20. Assessing the Readiness for Nursing Informatics in Developing Countries, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (1994), Nursing Informatics 94,Nursing Informatics, USA.
  21. The Potential of Medical Informatics in Middle East: The Case of Bahrain., Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (1991), World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, World Congress, Japan.
  22. Assessing the Potential for Medical Information System in Bahrain, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (1991), 7th Annual Meeting of ISTAHC, ISTAHC, Helsinki, Finland.
  23. Potential of Medical Informatics Technology: for the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (1990), International Health Evaluation Association, International Health Evaluation Association, USA.
  24. Medical Informatics: Impact on medical decision making and patient care. Presented By Professor Mukhtar AL-Hashimi; at Gulf Medical Expo 2017 on 12 -14 Dec 2017 – Bahrain. “Best Presentation 2017”.

Publications

Journals:

  1. Gratitude Intervention at work: It’s Impact on Well-Being, Job Satisfaction & Organizational Commitment. Professor Mukhtar AL-Hashimi and Ms. Zahra Al-Barri (June 2017), Journal of Academy of Business and Economics. – ISSN: 1542-8710, E-ISSN: 2378-8631 International Journal Advances in Social Science and Humanities – ISSN: 2347-7474.

  2. Faculty Perceptions of E-Learning: Case Study, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (April 2017), International Journal of Innovative Research & Development, Volume 6, Issue 4, Page 211-214.

  3. Are Holidays Good for your Business? Case of Bahrain, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (2017), Review of Business Research, Volume 17, Issue 1, p77-80, March 2017, Published by International Academy of Business and Economics.

  4. Are Holidays Good for your Business, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, June 2106, International Journal of Advances in Social Science and Humanities (IJASSH), Volume 4, and Number 6. Page 09-11.

  5. The Consequences of Holidays on Small Businesses: Case of the Arabian Gulf, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (June 2016), The International Journal of Business and Management, Vol 4 Issues 06, page 09-11.

  6. A snap shot about BDF Royal Medical Services success, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (2005), Oracle Magazine, Vol 1, Issues 3, Page 29 – 30 Oracle Corporation.

  7. AL-Care Medical Information System: Developing Local Experience, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (1996), Information Systems, Vol 4, Issue 1, Page 21 – 26, IEEE Computer Society Press.

  8. Statistical Approach for Assessing MIS implementation, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (1996), The future of Health Information Management, The future of Health Information Management, Vol 12, Issue 1, page 108 – 114, MMV Medizin Verlag GmbH Munich.

  9. Medical Information System in Developing Countries: Bahrain Experiences, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (1995), Toward An Electronic Patient Record, Vol 2, Issue 1, Page 492 – 493, Medical Records Institutes.

  10. The Potential for Medical Informatics in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi and T. A. Pryor (1992), International Journal of technology Assessment in Healthcare, Vol 4, Issue 1, page 198 – 209, Cambridge University Press.

  11. Potential of Medical informatics Technology for the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (1990), Health Evaluation: Searching for the Hidden Defect., International Health Evaluation Association, Vol 1,, Page 183 – 203, USA.

Article of Regular Contributors

  1. Why Young People Retired Early in Bahrain: Empirical Study, 2017, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 11, No 7

  2. The Business of Saving Lives, 2017, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 11, No 6, Page 42 – 45

  3. What You Need To Succeed: Predictors For Business Success In The 21st Century, 2017, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 11, No 5, Page 60 – 63

  4. Stepping Exploring the Biggest Challenges Up among Bahraini Youth, 2017, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 11, No 4, Page 40 – 43

  5. Medical Informatics: A story to be told, 2017, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 11, No 3, Page 40 – 43

  6. Harnessing the Power of Customer Satisfaction in the Restaurant Industry, 2017, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 11, No 2, Page 50 – 53

  7. The Enduring Legacy of Gold, Diamonds and Pearls, 2016, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 10, No 12, Page 78 – 82

  8. Evolution of Change A Fresh Insight on Change Management, 2016, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 10, No 11, Page 36 – 39

  9. Customers’ Criteria in Selecting Islamic or Conventional Banks in Bahrain, 2016, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 10, No 09, Page 40 – 43

  10. Are Holidays Good for Your Business? The Case of Bahrain, 2016, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 10, No 08, Page 30– 33

  11. International Investment Formula for Economic Growth, 2016, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 10, No 06, Page 40 – 43

  12. All in the Family: why the family business dream must continue, 2016, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 10, No 05, Page 32-35

  13. Smooth talk: Lessons in the art of negotiation, 2016, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 10, No 03, Page 44 – 45

  14. Virtual Persuasion, 2016, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 10, No 02, Page 22-25

  15. Play your part: Leadership and Identifying the team your team, 2016, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 10, No 01, Page 54-57

  16. Bahrain’s Jewelry Arabia and what people thinks of it, 2015, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 9, No 12, Page 32-36

  17. Together in Harmony: Organization and multicultural team, 2015, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 9, No 11, Page 58-61

  18. Effective Communication in Organizational Performance, 2015, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 9, No 08, Page 42 – 45

  19. What A Business Manager Needs To Know About Information Technology Today, 2015, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 9, No 07, Page 33 – 36

  20. The Art Of Managing Change In An Organization: Exploring The Three Zones, 2015, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 9, No 08, Page 24 – 28

  21. How women can balance career and personal life, 2015, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 9, No 05, Page 60 – 63

  22. The Level of Customer Recognition of Local Business Logos in Bahrain, 2015, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 9, No 04, Page 40 – 43

  23. The Skill of Talking to People, 2015, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 9, No 04, Page 50 – 53

  24. How to Create Business for Bahrain in December: Golden Opportunities for the grab, 2014, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 8, No 11, Page 46-49

  25. Jewelry from Arabia – A Lucrative Venture, 2014, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 8, No 10, Page 42-45

  26. Business Pioneering: Your Choice of being the First Mover or the Follower, 2014, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 8, No 9, Page 30– 33

  27. Social Media Adouble-Edged Sword? The effect of social media in the workplace”, 2014, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Business in Gulf, Vol 8, No 8, Page  54-57

Conferences:

  1. Early Retirement among Public Employees in Bahrain: Exploring its Reasons and Impact on Retirees, Professor Mukhtar AL-Hashimi and Mohamed Abdulrahman Alqadhi (26 – 27 November 2017), C15 International Conference on Sustainable Future (ICSF) – Bahrain.

  2. An Investigation of the Utilization of Energy and Water Conservation Technologies in Bahrain: Entrepreneur opportunity, Prof. Mukhtar AL-Hashimi and Sayed Dheya H. Ahmed (2017), WASD 15th International Annual Conference: Digital revolution, smart cities and performance improvement towards a sustainable knowledge-based inclusive development, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain.

  3. End-users’ Satisfaction with the Quality of Innovative Healthcare Technologies in Bahrain: A Case Study of Hospital Information Systems, Prof. Mukhtar AL-Hashimi and Mishleen Aqleh (2017),WASD 15th International Annual Conference: Digital revolution, smart cities and performance improvement towards a sustainable knowledge-based inclusive development.

  4. Faculty Perceptions of E-Learning: Case Study, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, April 2 and 3 2017, Elearnit Conference hosted by Bahrain Polytechnic, Bahrain.

  5. Gratitude Intervention at Work:  It’s impact on well-being, Job Satisfaction& Organizational Commitment, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi and Zahra AlBarri (3-4th May 2017), 1st AFU International Conference Toward Advanced Scientific Knowledge in Business Sciences (TASK 2017), Dubai, UAE.

  6. Are Holiday Good For your Business? The case of Bahrain, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (15-17, January 2017), IABE-2017 West Palm Beach Conference, International Academy of Business and Economics, Dubai, UAE.

  7. Are Holiday Good For your Business? The case of Bahrain, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (19-21, March 2017), IABE-2017 DUBAI Winter Conference, International Academy of Business and Economics, Keiser University, USA.

  8. Exploring the Implementation of Government Work Program toward Bahrain Economic Vison 2030: A Retrospective Study 2011 – 2014, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi and Hana Yusuf Khairy (24 – 27 Oct. 2016), Euro MENA Dialogues on Public Management, Muscat – Sultanate of Oman.

  9. Customers Criteria in Selecting Islamic or Conversional Banks in Bahrain, Prof. Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (28 – 29 July, 2016), 16th World Business Research Conference to be held in San Francisco, USA from, USA Francisco, American Research and Publication International, USA.

  10. Innovative Health Insurance and Reimbursement Model, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (2009), Middle East 09: HealthCare IT & Management Excellent, 3 – 4 March, Middle East 09: HealthCare IT & Management Excellent, The HIMSS “Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society- USA”.

  11. Managing Your Practice with Business Intelligent and Innovation, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (2008), The Saudi e-Health Conference 2008- Toward National e-Health, Saudi Association for Health Informatics and King Saud Bin Abdul-Aziz University for Health Science, KSA.

  12. Dental Informatics, Future of Dental Practice and Ethics, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (2008), The 2nd International King Abdul-Aziz University and the 19thSaudi Dental Society Conference for Dental Technology and Research, Saudi Dental Society, KSA.

  13. Managing Your Practice with Business Intelligent and Innovation, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (2007), The 4th GCC Dental Conference, Bahrain Dental Society, Bahrain.

  14. Statistical Approach for Assessing MIS Implementation, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (April 1996), The Future of Health Information Management, 12th International Health Records Congress, Conference Proceedings, Germany.

  15. Implementation of Smart Card – The Experience of BDF RMS , Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (9-10 April 2005), Second Middle East Conference on Healthcare Informatics, Ministry of Health, Dubai, UAE.

  16. Medical Information System in Developing Countries, April 1995, Eleventh International Symposium on the Creation of Electronic Health Record System and Global Conference on Patient Cards, Electronic Health Record Institute, Conference Proceedings, USA.

  17. Role of Information System towards Quality Maintenance, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (15 – 16 May 2004), Quality Maintenance and its Role in Cost Cutting Conference, BDFMS, Bahrain.

  18. Innovation in Health care utilizing comprehensive MIS and Electronic patient record” and “Roadmap to successful e-health care, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (27-29 November 2004), Electronic Medical Records Symposium, Al hada & Taif Military Hospital, Saudi Arabia.

  19. Medical Information System in Developing Countries: Bahrain Experiences, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (1995), International Congress of the International Medical Informatics Association, MEDINFO 95 Conference, USA.

  20. Assessing the Readiness for Nursing Informatics in Developing Countries, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (1994), Nursing Informatics 94,Nursing Informatics, USA.

  21. The Potential of Medical Informatics in Middle East: The Case of Bahrain., Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (1991), World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, World Congress, Japan.

  22. Assessing the Potential for Medical Information System in Bahrain, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (1991), 7th Annual Meeting of ISTAHC, ISTAHC, Helsinki, Finland.

  23. Potential of Medical Informatics Technology: for the Eastern Mediterranean Region, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (1990), International Health Evaluation Association, International Health Evaluation Association, USA.

Books:

  1. Let’s Talk Business, Volume 1, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (2017), Bahrain, 176 page, ISBN No: 978-99901-35-05-3.

  2. More than a Quote: Middle Eastern Perspective, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (2017), Kobo e-book, 100 pages ISBN 978-1-4835754-0-7.

  3. Quotes Books, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (2016), Alhashimi Bahrain, 168 pages, ISBN No. 978-99901-35-04-6.

  4. AL-Care Medical Information System: Volume 1, Mukhtar AL-Hashimi (1997), Bahrain Defence Force – Medical Services, Bahrain, 46 pages.

  5. Cost Monitoring System and the Role of AL-Care System, , 1998, Maj. Gen Mohammed Al-Khalifa and Mukhtar AL-Hashimi, Bahrain Defence Force – Medical Services, Bahrain, 58 pages.

  6. AL-Care Medical Information System: Volume 2, Mukhtar Al-Hashimi (2005), Bahrain Defence Force – Medical Services, Bahrain, 102 pages.

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