Haider Abdul Sahib

Research associate
Room: RA-2414


Haider Abdul Sahib is aresearch associate of Prof. Dr. C. P. M. Wilderomat the University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands. His current research is on predictors of work-floor team performance with a focus on variables that shape an essential role in improving team performance. His doctoral degree was entitled “Three sets of mediators between transformational leadership and team performance”. After completing his Ph.D., he participated CMOB group as a research associate. He presents his paper on Annual meeting of Academy of Management Conference, British Academy of Management Conference and other reputable international conferences in management area. 


  • In 2001, Haider obtained a Bachelor (BSc.) Degree in Business Administration from the University of Kufa, Iraq.
  • In 2004, he obtained a Master (MSc.) Degree in Business Administration (Production Management) from the University of Kufa, Iraq.
  • Between 2005-2013, he was a lecturer at the University of Karbala, College of Management and Economics, Iraq, where he taught various courses and engaged in the supervision of BSc-theses in Bus. Admin.
  • In 2018, he obtained a Doctor (Ph.D.) Degree in Change Management and Organizational Behaviour (CMOB) from University of Twente, the Netherlands.


  • Leadership
  • Various team-level variables
  • Team performance
  • Emotional intelligence 


  • Abdul Sahib, H. 2012. Impact of organizational culture in organizational innovation: A field study in the al-Wisam company for dairy and food. The Iraqi Journal of Managerial Sciences, 8, 31, 290-313, (ISSN: 18181074).
  • AbdulSahib, H. M. & Wilderom, C.P.M. 2017.Transformational Leadership, Team Cohesion, Efficacy and Performance.Paper accepted and presented at the 77th Annual meeting of Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, United States.
  • AbdulSahib, H. M. & Wilderom, C.P.M. 2017. How Team Transformational Leadership and Performance are related: Team Cohesion and Team Efficacy as Mediators in a Series.Paper accepted and presented at the 31stAnnual British Academy of Management Conference, Coventry, United Kingdom. 
  • Abdul Sahib, H. M. & Wilderom, C.P.M. 2018. Transformational Leadership, Team Empowerment and Goal Clarity, and Performance. Paper accepted and presented at the 78th Annual Meeting of Academy of Management Conference, Chicago, Illinois, United States. 
  • AbdulSahib, H. M. & Wilderom, C.P.M. 2018. Team Trust, Knowledge Sharing, and Efficacy as Mediators between Transformational Leadership and Performance. Paper accepted and presented at 20thAnniversary Global Conference: Authentic Leadership for Progress, Peace, and Prosperity, West Palm Beach, Florida, United States.