• Management Department

Teaching Domains

Organizational Behavior
coaching for consulting projects

Research Domains

Organization Studies
Business Strategy and International Management

Curriculum vitae

PhD, Strategic Management
Open University Business School, Great Britain (2015)

Front-line Managers' Strategizing: A Case Study of a High-Street Optical Retailer

PGCert (Academic Practices)
Open University Business School, Great Britain (2014)

MRes in Management & Business
Open University Business School, Great Britain (2010)

Master in Business Administration
Huddersfield University, Great Britain (2006)

Bachelor, Business administration, Economics
Alep University, Syria (2002)

Opticianry/Ophthalmic Dispensing Optician
Institute for Health Education, Syria (1998)



ELBASHA, T., AVETISYAN, E. (2018) . A framework to study strategizing activities at the field level: The example of CSR rating agencies, European Management Journal, 39 (1), 38-46


ELBASHA, T., WRIGHT, A. (2017) . Reconciling Structure and Agency in Strategy-As-Practice Research: Towards A Strong Structuration Theory Approach, M@n@gement, 20 (2), 107-128

ELBASHA, T., BARUCH, Y. (2019). Becoming Top Global Chef: What does it take to Become a Successful Entrepreneur., BAM (british academy of management).

ELBASHA, T. (2018). Strategy creative consumption by front-line managers: a rebellious hidden transcript., EURAM (European academy of management).

WRIGHT, A., & ELBASHA, T. (2016). The Four-Dimension Analysis Model: Structure and agency made meaningful., Academy of Management (AOM).

ELBASHA, T., AVETISYAN, E. (2015). On Combining Strategy-as-Practice and Neo-Institutional theory: A Framework to studying strategizing activities at the field level., 31th EGOS Colloquium.

ELBASHA, T., & WRIGHT, A. (2015). Front-Line Managers as Strategists: A Strong Structuration Inquiry., Academy Of Management Annual Meeting.

ELBASHA, T., AVETISYAN, E. (2014). Studying strategizing activities at the field’s level, the case of ESG rating agencies., 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

ELBASHA, T., & BEST, K. (2013). Strategizing everyday: Using ethnography to unpack the role of front line workers in the strategic process., 8th Annual Liverpool Symposium on Current Developments in Ethnographic Research in the Social and Management Sciences.

ELBASHA, T., & BEST, K. (2013). Advancing SaP research: the use of ethno-methods to study., 27th Annual British Academy of Management Conference.


BARDON, T., & ELBASHA, T. (2019). Opinion | Le Grand débat national : une affaire de management ?. Les echos.fr.

ELBASHA, T. (2017). Thinking space: the MBA's latest frontier?. Ambition, Business School Leaders' Special Edition, pp. 30-33.

, & ELBASHA, T. (2013). Strategy for novice retail managers. The Smart Manager.

Scientific activities

Reviewer for an academic journal :

  • Human Relations
  • M@n@gement
  • Journal of Strategy and Management
  • Journal of World Business
  • Long Range Planning

Member of an academic association :

  • Society for Research in Higher Education
  • Higher Education Academy
  • Academy of Management
  • European Group for Organizational Studies
  • British Academy of Management

Awards and Honors

  • Curricular Space: Developing learners' self-regulated thinking abilities through innovative curriculum design , 2020-2024
  • Giving students thinking-space: rethinking curriculum design. , 2017