Ali Hussein Saleh Zolait

Dr. Ali Hussein Saleh Zolait is the Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems (MIS) at the College of Information Technology – Department of Information System – University of Bahrain. Dr. Zolait is a senior member of IEEE and he is IEEE Bahrain section Secretary. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Technology Diffusion (IJTD). Founder & Member of Board of Directors: Society of Excellence & Academic Research, Kingdom of Bahrain, Join Date. 2013. Currently, he is the Secretary of the Society of Excellence and Academic Research (SEAR). Program Chair: The Fourth International Conference on e-learning "Best practices in management, design, and development of e-courses: standards of excellence and creativity" (IeLc 2013): 7th-9th May 2013, Manamah, Kingdom of Bahrain. Technical Program Chair: The Fifth International Conference on e-learning "Cognitively informed technology” 5th to 8th of October 2015, Manamah, Kingdom of Bahrain. Publication Chair: 9th IEEE-GCC conference and exhibition, 8- 11th November 2016, Manama, Bahrain. He was invited as a speaker to several conferences and seminars. He is selected as external assessor (examiners) for many Ph.D. theses in the field of Information systems and e-commerce. Dr. Zolait is considered a prominent scholar and leader in the field of Innovation Diffusion and Technology Acceptance. Zolait has published, three books, and more than forty MIS papers, He has published on MIS aspects of Information Security, Information Security Risk Management (ISRM), Assessment of Information Security Maturity, Information Security Landscape, Information Systems Performance in Organization, Internet Banking, Mobile Application, Supply Chain Integration, Web Maturity Evaluation, Performance Analysis and Instructional Technologies and E-commerce Application. His work has been published in leading, ISI & Scopus indexed, Journal of Information Security and Applications, International Journals such as Government Information Quarterly, Behaviour & Information Technology, Journal of Systems and Information Technology, Journal of Financial Services Marketing.

Before coming to the University of Bahrain, he was the stoops distinguished assistant professor of E-commerce and Management Information Systems at Graduate School of Business- University of Malaya - Malaysia which is ranked one of top 100 Universities in the world. Dr. Zolait also serves as the Visiting Research at the University of Malaya at Faculty of Business and Accountancy (2008). He has excellent communication skills, a collegial approach to faculty and student interactions, and a sincere appreciation of cultural diversity. He developed hundreds of students at all levels- undergraduate, MBA, MM, executive development and doctoral students.

Publications

Technology Diffusion and Adoption: Global Complexity, Global Innovation
Ali Hussein Saleh Zolait. © 2013. 366 pages.
Technology Diffusion and Adoption: Global Complexity, Global Innovation discusses the emerging topics of information technology and the IT based solutions in...
Semantic Search Engine and Object Database Guidelines for Service Oriented Architecture Models
Omar Shehab, Ali Hussein Saleh Zolait. © 2013. 26 pages.
In this paper, the authors propose a Semantic Search Engine, which retrieves software components precisely and uses techniques to store these components in a...
E-Mail as an Official Communication Tool in Bahrain: Individual and Public Organization Perspectives
Wasan Shaker Awad, Ali Hussein Zolait. © 2013. 26 pages.
This research studies the acceptance of e-mail for communicating official messages among citizens in Bahrain. It also examines the relationships between citizens’...
Knowledge and Technology Adoption, Diffusion, and Transfer: International Perspectives
Ali Hussein Saleh Zolait. © 2012. 361 pages.
Understanding the adoption, diffusion, and transfer of technology in the marketplace is vital for the success of any organization. Knowledge and Technology...
Analysis of Mobile Users’ Perception Towards SMS Voting
Ainin Sulaiman, Ali Hussein Saleh Zolait, NG Kaisin. © 2012. 15 pages.
The objective of this study is to study the characteristics of SMS voting adopters in terms of demographic factors as well as to explore the mobile users’...
Adoption of Short Messaging Service (SMS) in Malaysia
Ainin Sulaiman, Ali Hussein Saleh Zolait. © 2012. 12 pages.
Short Messaging Service (SMS) being an almost instantaneous communication medium that connects people is now a phenomenon that has grown and spread around the...
A Study on the Internet Security and its Implication for E-Commerce in Yemen
Ali Hussein Saleh Zolait, Abdul Razak Ibrahim, Ahmad Farooq. © 2012. 14 pages.
This study examines the use of the Internet for business purposes in Yemen, where main sectors of banking and private trade organizations are observed. Through...
Supply Chain Management Practices and Firm Performance: An Empirical Study of the Electronics Industry in Malaysia
Abdul Razak Ibrahim, Ali Hussein Zolait, Veera Pandiyan Sundram. © 2012. 8 pages.
Supply chain management (SCM) is the integration and strategic alliance involving all the value-creating elements in the supply, manufacturing, and distribution...
Semantic Search Engine and Object Database Guidelines for Service Oriented Architecture Models
Omar Shehab, Ali Hussein Saleh Zolait. © 2011. 25 pages.
In this paper, the authors propose a Semantic Search Engine, which retrieves software components precisely and uses techniques to store these components in a...
International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change (IJISSC)
John Wang. Est. 2010.
The International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change (IJISSC) examines current, state-of-the art research in the areas of information systems and...
International Journal of Technology Diffusion (IJTD)
Ali Hussein Saleh Zolait. Est. 2010.
The International Journal of Technology Diffusion (IJTD) is an international journal publishing original scientific and quality research articles on management...
Analysis of Mobile Users' Perception Towards SMS Voting
Ainin Sulaiman, Ali Hussein Saleh Zolait, N.G. Kaisin. © 2010. 21 pages.
The objective of this study is to study the characteristics of SMS voting adopters in terms of demographic factors as well as to explore the mobile users’...
Adoption of Short Messaging Service (SMS) in Malaysia
Ainin Sulaiman, Ali Hussein Saleh Zolait. © 2010. 11 pages.
Short Messaging Service (SMS) being an almost instantaneous communication medium that connects people is now a phenomenon that has grown and spread around the...
A Study on the Internet Security and its Implication for E-Commerce in Yemen
Ali Hussein Saleh Zolait, Abdul Razak Ibrahim, Ahmad Farooq. © 2010. 14 pages.
This study examines the use of the Internet for business purposes in Yemen, where main sectors of banking and private trade organizations are observed. Through...
Supply Chain Management Practices and Firm Performance: An Empirical Study of the Electronics Industry in Malaysia
Abdul Razak Ibrahim, Ali Hussein Zolait, Veera Pandiyan Sundram. © 2010. 8 pages.
Supply chain management (SCM) is the integration and strategic alliance involving all the value-creating elements in the supply, manufacturing, and distribution...