Dr Ali Intezari Harsini

Lecturer in Management

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

Overview

Ali Intezari is a Lecturer at UQ Business School, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Prior to joining the University of Queensland, he held academic position at Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand. His research interests include: organizational wisdom theory, strategic decision-making (knowledge-based view), knowledge management, and business in Iran and Middle East. He has published in the fields of management, and has taught courses at the postgraduate and undergraduate levels. Dr. Interzari has won multiple 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 (Business), Massey University

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

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

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

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

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

  • Intezari, Ali (2016). Practical wisdom through sustainability: a meta-approach. In André Habisch and René Schmidpeter (Ed.), Cultural roots of sustainable management: practical wisdom and corporate social responsibility (pp. 23-37) 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. In Wendelin Kupers and David J. Pauleen (Ed.), Handbook of practical wisdom: Leadership, organization and integral business practice (pp. 155-174) Farnham, United Kingdom: Gower.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Soleimani, Melika, Pauleen, David, Intezari, Ali and Taskin, Nazim (2018). Artificial intelligence and cognitive biases. In: Australasian Business Ethics Network (ABEN), Auckland, New Zealand, (84-84). 9-11 December 2018.

  • Taskin, Nazim, Intezari, Ali and Pauleen, David (2018). Culture, leadership and knowledge management. In: The 28th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), Yokohama, Japan, (). 26-30 June 2018.

  • Intezari, Ali and McKenna, Bernard (2018). Preparing leaders for the Anthropocene era. In: Australian Business Ethics Network (ABEN), Auckland, New Zealand, (40-41). 9-11 December 2018.

  • Pauleen, David, Taskin, Nazim and Intezari, Ali (2017). Technology, temporality and offroaders. In: AMCIS 2017 - America's Conference on Information Systems: A Tradition of Innovation. 23rd Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2017), Boston, MA, United States, (3317-3326). 10-12 August 2017.

  • Intezari, Ali, Pauleen, David J. and Taskin, Nazim (2016). The DIKW hierarchy and management decision-making. In: Tung X. Bui and Ralph H. Sprague, Jr., Proceedings of the 49th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2016). Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Koloa, HI, United States, (4193-4201). 5-8 January 2016. doi:10.1109/HICSS.2016.520

  • Intezari, Ali and Taskin, Nazim (2015). Knowledge processes as inter-related entities in knowledge culture. In: Jiri Vopava, Vladimir Douda, Radek Kratochvil and Mario Konecki, Proceedings of MAC-EMM 2015 in Prague. The Multidisciplinary Academic Conference on Economics, Management and Marketing (MAC-EMM), Prague, Czech Republic, (31-41). 4-6 December 2015.

  • Dalal, N., Pauleen, D., Rooney, D., Intezari, A. and Wang, W. (2014). In bed with technology? Peril, promise, and prudence. Panel Presentation. In: The 25th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), Auckland, New Zealand: Auckland University of Technology, (). 8-10 December 2014.

  • Taskin, Nazim, Intezari, Ali, Verville, Jacques and Keskin, Tayfun (2014). Interdisciplinary collaboration in healthcare systems: an empirical study. In: Proceedings of the 25th Australasian Conference on Information Systems. 25th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), Auckland, New Zealand, (). 8-10 December 2014.

  • Intezari, Ali, Pauleen, D. and Rooney, D. (2014). Is knowledge enough? The case for research that leads to a better world. In: Australia & New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), Sydney, Australia, (). 3-5 December 2014.

  • Taskin, N., Intezari, Ali, Verville, J. and Keskin, T. (2014). Quality of Output in Healthcare: An Empirical Study. In: Australia & New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), Sydney, Australia, (). 3-5 December 2014.

  • Intezari, Ali and Pauleen, D.J. (2013). Looking beyond knowledge: can wisdom be nurtured in management programs?. In: 73rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AoM), Orlando, FL, United States, (). 9-13 August 2013.

  • Intezari, Ali (2013). Praxio-integrative decision-making: from information-supported decisions towards wisdom-fostered decisions. In: New Zealand Information Systems Doctoral Consortium (NZISDC), Auckland, New Zealand, (). 26-27 July 2013.

  • Intezari, Ali (2013). Wisdom through sustainability: Dealing with turbulence and inconsistency. In: Sustainability Conference: Sustainability rhetoric: Facts and fictions, Auckland, New Zealand, (). 13-15 November 2013.

  • Intezari, Ali (2012). From wisdom to praxis: empirical findings on practical wisdom and decision-making. In: The Wise Management in Organizational Complexity Conference, Shanghai, China, (). 23-24 May 2012.

  • Intezari, Ali and Pauleen, David (2012). When knowledge is insufficient: wisdom in a complex world. In: K. D. Joshi and Youngjin Yoo, Proceedings of the Eighteenth Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2012). The Eighteenth Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Seattle, WA, United States, (). 9-11 August 2012.

  • Intezari, Ali (2011). The role of wisdom in management: preliminary findings. In: Wisdom Symposium, Practical Wisdom: Leadership, Organization and Integral Business Practice, Auckland, New Zealand, (). 4-6 December 2011.

  • Intezari, Ali and Pauleen, D. J. (2011). When knowledge is not enough: teaching wisdom for a complex world. In: Asia-Pacific Researchers in Organization Studies (APROS 14th), Auckland, New Zealand, (). 28 December - 1 November 2011.

  • Intezari, Ali and Pauleen, D. J. (2011). Wisdom, management and extreme unpredictability: a conceptual model. In: International Conference of Spirituality, Leadership & Management: Workplace ethics and spirituality. The 8th International Conference of Spirituality, Leadership & Management (SLaM), Sydney, Australia, (). 8-11 September 2011.

  • Intezari, Ali and Pauleen, D. J. (2010). Managing knowledge in a complex world. In: The 14th Annual Waikato Management School Student Research Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand, (). 18 October 2010.

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision