Ahmad Abu-Arja

Dr. Ahmad Abu-Arja

Lecturer in International Business

Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise

Greenbank Building, GR055

+44 (0) 1772 89 4714

aabu-arja@uclan.ac.uk

Subject Areas: Business and Management

Ahmad is a lecturer in International Business at Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise. He completed his PhD in International Business, where he focused on examining the influences of stakeholders on multinationals’ likelihood to implement counter-terrorism and security enhancement strategies. Prior to joining the University, Ahmad worked as an associate lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University, where he taught a variety of international business-related modules on undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Ahmad is a member of the Academy of International Business (AIB).

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In terms of research, Ahmad’s interests lie in the areas of corporate social responsibility, international business strategy, political stability and entry modes, private sector intervention in conflict resolution, private sector counter-terrorism collaborative strategies, and stakeholder theory.

Qualifications

  • PhD. International Business, Manchester Metropolitan University, 2014-2019.
  • PG Cert. Research Methods in Business and Management, University of Bradford, 2014.
  • MSc. International Business, University of Birmingham, 2011.
  • BA. Business Administration, Hashemite University, 2010.

Conferences

Abu-Arja, A. (2017) The role of Jordanian multinationals in countering terrorism and enhancing security; a stakeholder approach. The 44th Annual Academy of International Business- United Kingdom and Ireland Chapter- Conference, Reading, the United Kingdom.

Abu-Arja, A. (2016) Intervention in violent conflict through corporate social responsibility; a survey of Business students’ perception. The 19th Annual Doctoral Symposium. Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University Business School.

Abu-Arja, A. (2015) The role of the private sector in countering terrorism; a corporate social responsibility analysis. The 18th Annual Doctoral Symposium. Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University Business School.

Publications

… McDonald, F., Wang, C., Papageorgiadis, N., Majid, A., and Abu-Arja, A.. (2013) Submitted evidence to the House of Lords Select Committee on SMEs and Exporting. London, House of Lords.

Memberships

  • Member of the Academy of International Business (AIB).