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Ahmad Abu-Arja

Ahmad Abu-Arja

Lecturer in International Business

Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise

Greenbank Building, GR034

+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 is writing his PhD in Corporate Social Responsibility, where he focused on examining the public-private partnerships in countering terrorism and enhancing the overall national security. Prior to joining the University, Ahmad worked as an associate lecturer in 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. CSR and Security Enhancement Strategies, Manchester Metropolitan University, 2014-2018.
  • 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.