Dr. Basil John Thomas                              


Basil John Thomas, is a Chartered Management Consultant, Academic, Trainer and a Fellow from CIMC Canada. He is a Senior Fellow (SFHEA) of the UK Higher Education Academy, Advance HE. The fellow is in academia for almost two decades including the current role as faculty in Management at Sur University College affiliated to Bond University Australia and the University of Sunderland, UK. He is a contributor to the Forbes Middle east. Basil is the recipient of the GCC Educational Leadership Award honored by the World Federation of Academic & Educational Institutions in 2019 March. Moreover, he was honored with various citations including the Global Outreach Research and education Award, Hundred most talented professors in the world, Oman Education Leadership Award and recently the Asian Education Leadership Award. He is currently a reviewer of various globally reputed indexed journals having peer-reviewed publications. Basil is a member of US Academy of Management, British Academy of Management (BAM), Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), International Association of Applied Psychology and Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). His career span includes teaching, research and industry engagements with organizations worldwide. He is serving as a resource person too for various management development programs conducted by quality organizations.


Teaching Interests:

HRM, Organizational Behavior and Psychology, Management and Leadership, Organizational intervention and change, Employee Stress Management, International HRM, Behavioral Finance, Operations Research, Business Research .


Research Interests:

Organizational Behavior and Psychology, Emotional Intelligence and Stress, Innovation and Creativity, Team Building and Group dynamics, Work life balance, ICT in Education and Investor’s Behavior


Awards & Fellowships::

Current Research Projects:  

  • Emotions in Work life: An Organizational Context of Middle East in Turbulent times.
  • Innovation and Creativity in work environments: An exploration of individual, group level and organization level determinants.
  • Emotional Intelligence, Stress and the work place setting.
  • Social Media Addiction: The case of HPOs in MENA.


Recent Publications:  

1. Thomas, B. J. (2020), Personality traits and work-related compulsive technology use: An organizational perspective. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, 24(6), 2624-2645, Scopus Indexed.

2. Thomas, B. J., & Jeyhun, H. (2020) “The Direct and Indirect Effects of Personality on Data Breach in Education Through the Task-Related Compulsive Technology use: M-Learning Perspective”, International Journal of Computing and digital Systems, Vol. 9(3), Scopus Indexed.

3. Thomas, B. J., & Salah, A. (2020), “Business Intelligence Tools and Team Performance of Oil and Gas Industries”, Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems, Vol 12(4), 2020, Scopus Indexed.

4. Thomas, B. J. (2020), "Organizational resilience of NGOs in Oman”, GIS Business, Vol. 14(6), 1097-1117, Scopus Indexed.

5. Thomas, B. J. (2019), “Optimal block-chain based crypto currency selection for remittance transaction: An MCDM approach”, Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems, Vol 11, Issue 11, Scopus Indexed.

6. Thomas, B. J. (2019), “Product performance satisfaction level of Mutual fund investors”, International Journal of Business and Applied Social Sciences, Vol 5(12).

7. Thomas, B. J. (2020), “Investment Objectives of Mutual fund investors”, International Journal of Economics, Business and Management Studies, Vol 7(1).

8. Thomas, B. J. (2020), “Leadership style and employee performance, the case of oil and gas industry”, American Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol 5.

9. Thomas, B. J. (2020), “Work Life Balance of employees: An Organizational Context of Middle east”, International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Vol 24(8), Scopus Indexed.

10. Thomas, B. J., Saed, A. M., Hamed, S. (2019), "Effectiveness of Entrepreneurial ecosystem in Oman" Test Engineering and Management, Vol 81, 4266, Scopus Indexed.


Patents Registered (Intellectual Property Rights):

  • Field of Invention- Financial Engineering.
  • Title of Invention- "Cryptography based financial analytic tool through Artificial intelligence".
  • Name of Inventors- Thomas, B. J., Nisha, J.
  • Registered and Published - Official Journal of the Patent office, Intellectual Property India and World Intellectual Property Organization, 2020 August 28, Page-34729.
  • Patent Publication Number-35/2020 / Patent Application Number- 202041034982A
  •  http://ipindia.gov.in/writereaddata/Portal/IPOJournal/1_4901_1/Part-1.pdf




Conferences (Proceedings):

  • Research paper entitled “The Effectiveness of Human Resource Practices in Oman” in the International Conference “Opportunities and Challenges in Business Management” on 27th February 2020 at MAHE Dubai.
  • Research paper entitled “Emotions in Organizations: An organizational context” in the 12th International conference eon Emotions in Organizational settings EMONET XII, 9th July 2020, Lancaster UK.
  • Research paper entitled “The Role of Educational Technologies in CSR Perception with E-Learning and M-Learning Tools as Moderators” in the 6th International Conference on Teaching, Education & Learning (ICTEL), on 11th May 2020 at JGH Berlin, Germany.


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