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Conference Schedule

Fourth International Conference on ERPBSS

Tuesday 16th January 2018

Time

Event

Venue

08:30-09:30

Registration and refreshments

Foyer and Room 004, Block 16

09:30-10:00

Opening ceremony and welcome address

Oasis Theatre, Block 16

10:00-11:00

Keynote speaker: Ms. Amna Al Owais (Chief Executive and Registrar DIFC)

“Global and local challenges in commercial dispute resolution”

Oasis Theatre, Block 16

11:00-11:30

Tea and coffee break

Room 004, Block 16

11:30-12:30

Keynote speaker: Prof. Errol D’Souza (Director-In-Charge, at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad)

“Choices and the Seduction of the Present”

Oasis Theatre, Block 16

12:30-14:00

Networking lunch

Room 007, Block 17

Time

Sessions

14:00-15:20

Room 012, Block 17

Room 011, Block 17

Room 009, Block 17

Room 008, Block 17

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (1)

 

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (1)

MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING (1)

TEACHING AND LEARNING (1)

Habib Goraine

A comparative study of performance of routine protocols in MANETs

Konrad Gunesch

Contemporary cosmopolitan cultural identity as timeless form of transnational world citizenship, related to individual multilingual mastery, and reflected in international movies’ female heroines

Calin Gurau

Strategies for reducing the psychic distance in international business: A comparative study of UK and French firms

Brinda Oogarah-Pratap

Using WhatsApp mobile instant messaging in a flipped classroom: Opportunities and challenges for higher education students

Eliseo Ferrante

Towards a Unified Framework for Swarm Robotics Engineering

Mohamed Alhmoudi

Context and background of women’s socio-economic, political and civil rights in the UAE

Lina Itani,
Evangelos Moustakas

Towards the development of a framework to enhance the performance of social media campaigns with the use of influencers for beauty brands in the United Arab Emirates

Nancy Veerayen

How the interpretation of cross-cultural non-verbal communication affects teaching and learning

Jaspreet Sethi,

Santhosh Menon,

Avneet Kaur

Initial Coin Offering (ICO) vs Existing Crowdfunding models: A comparative analysis

Donya Saberi

Republic of Korea’s soft power rise in the Middle East: the case of UAE

Sangeetha Vinod

Emiratization strategies of UAE - An introspection into the evolving UAE employment laws

Habib Goraine

A teaching digital forensics and cybersecurity laboratory

Maryam L Gwadabe

Zainab L Gwadabe

The Challenges of E-Business in The Nigerian Service Delivery Industry

 

 

Anand Haridas

Alun Epps

Consumer behaviour and brand preferences in the UAE consumer electronics industry: An empirical study

Mariam Abonil

The incorporation of a World Simulation into sustainable development education

15:20-15:40

Tea and coffee break. Room 004, Block 1

15:40-17:00

Room 012, Block 17

Room 011, Block 17

Room 009, Block 17

Room 008, Block 17

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT (1)

MEDIA, JOURNALISM, AND VISUAL COMM. (1)

TEACHING AND LEARNING (2)

ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, AND ECONOMICS (1)

Carol Webb

A review of female leadership programmes in the context of the economic imperative to close gender gaps in workplace representation and pay

Kurt Barling, Chamil Rathnayake

A multi-level analytic approach to understanding public discourse on Twitter – The Grenfell Tower Fire case study

Lubna Khan

“Getting to know you” – Enhancing the student experience through the utilisation of a mentoring scheme

Andreas Andrikopoulos, Michalis Bekiaris, Konstantinos Kostaris

Social networks in auditing scholarship: the case of co-authorship

Safiya Banu

A relational approach to understanding inequalities in the workplace in the UAE’s private sector

Zoe Hurley

Impact of paid disclosure by social media influencers. influencer-follower-trust synergy

 

Rasha AlOkaily

Reflecting on Student Evaluation of Teaching: A suggested framework

Vijaya Kumar,

Pallavi Kishore

Determinants of non-performing loans: Evidence from UAE conventional banks

Sophia Mahut, Anne-Laurence Lafont, Angelique Rodhain, Florence Rodhian

Exploring the role of spouses in career strategies of female entrepreneurs: a qualitative study

Abdulrahman Abdullah

Rahima Aissani

The motives for the use of Twitter by Arab youths

Maria Mavri

3D printing technology & the alternative educational scenarios for understanding science

Stella Zounta,

Markella Kosma

Managers’ perceptions on the usefulness of strategic management accounting techniques in Greek listed companies

Dipanker Sharma,

Bhawana Bhardwaj

Management style and organizational effectiveness: A study of Indian insurance industry

Usman Maaruf Yakubu

Maryam L Gwadabe

Zainab L Gwadabe

An Exploratory Study on Economic Benefits of Social Media For Women In Nigeria

Johanna Horlings-Plender Listening, questioning, and coaching skills: A combination to lower students’ threshold concepts?

Pallavi Kishore,

Ajit Karnik

Economic and institutional determinants of FDI


Wednesday 17th January 2018

Time

Sessions

09:30-10:00

Registration, Room 004, Block 16

 

10:00-11:20

Room 012, Block 17

Room 011, Block 17

Room 009, Block 17

Room 008, Block 17

HUMANITARIAN INTERVENTIONS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS TODAY

TEACHING AND LEARNING (3)

TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY (1)

PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK (1)

Kristin Kamoy

(Special session facilitator), Foreign aid influence: Norway, the case study

Kristian Alexander

The UAE’s Response Towards the Syrian Refugee Crisis: A Rationalist yet Justified Approach?

 

 

William Gueraiche

Humanitarian interventions after Daesh

 

 

Tenia Kyriazi,

Daphne Demetriou

Human trafficking and the refugee crisis

Magdy Ibrahim,

Sadeka Shakour

The online moral paradox: Understanding the benefits of online architectural content on the performance of students in the design studio.

Konrad Gunesch

Slow Travel and tourism infused by the Triple Bottom Line for global sustainability

Seada Kassie

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in the treatment of major depressive disorder: An open-label trial from the UAE

Mahine Rizvi Ahmad,

Lubna Khan

‘The Student Toolkit’: Strategies for academic excellence

Nataša Slak Valek

Word of art for a creative tourism destination

Carole Smith

Can personal development groups be damaging to participants?

Alun Epps

The largest room is the room for improvement: Enhancing post-graduate dissertation results. A practitioner’s perspective

Kevin Hannam

Tourism mobilities, resilience and sustainability in the UAE

Juvairiyya Zaveri

A qualitative study on the perception of obesity among UAE residents.

Vijaya Kumar,

Neelofer Mashood,

Muneeza Shoaib

Crossing the bridge from theory to practice: Use of case study methods to promote effective learning

Nik Hazimah Nik Mat 

Exploring the interactions between climate change and the hotel management: Some evidence from Malaysia

Vicki Smith

“There ‘ain’t no hiding place:” The challenges faced by existential therapy trainees.

 

11:20-11:40

Tea and coffee break Room 004, Block 16

11:40-13:00

Room 012, Block 17

Room 011, Block 17

Room 004, Block 16

Room 008, Block 17

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (2)

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT (2)

 

POSTER SESSION*

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (2)

Suraj Juddoo,

Vedita Jugurnauth,

Mansa Chintamunnee

Investigating technology adoption determinants for HRIS

 

Shahira El Alfy

Exploring organization citizenship behaviour in a higher education institution in United Arab Emirates

- Tabinda Islam

- Amar Seeam

- Mohamed Ebrahim,

Charles Abraham,

Judhi Prasetyo

 

- Jigar Jogia

 

- Silva Toumas

 

- Nazanin Ahangari,

Ayza Muzaffar

 

- Aliah Harmouzi

 

- Rasha AlOkaily

 

- Laura Barber

 

- Janine Lau Pope

 

Tracie Scott

Postcolonial sovereignty, First Nations and sustainable development

Beatrice Openji

Role of Information and Communication Technology in Healthcare Transformation in Kenya

Emilie Rutledge

Private sector Emiratisation: Job satisfaction and sociocultural influences

Belisa Marochi

The role of knowledge institutions in implementing sustainable development goals

Engie Bashir,

Krishnadas Nanath,

Fehmida Hussain

Value of industry academia collaboration in the UAE

Neelofer Mashood, Bushra Khan

Drivers and Indicators of Employee Engagement in a Service Organization in the U.A.E

Sudha Bhatia,

Bhawna Gaur

"Go-Green" initiative in UAE: The desert treads towards sustainability

Wayne Muller,

Marlene Muller

Mobile Learning: Fact or fiction?

 

Deena Abdo,

Cody Paris

Social entrepreneurship in the UAE: Opportunities and cases

13:00-14:30

Networking lunch Room 007, Block 17

14:30-15:50

Room 012, Block 17

Room 011, Block 17

Room 009, Block 17

Room 008, Block 17

TEACHING AND LEARNING (4)

 

TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY (2)

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT (3)

PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK (2)

Peter Hassall

Design and publication of materials authored in English and Arabic by Emirati students in Higher Education

 

Alejandra Campos

The relationship between emotional labor and burnout among call center agents in El Salvador: The moderating effect of customer mistreatment

Lawal Yesufu

The effect of demographics on the psychological contract of higher education academics.

Thomas Mc Donagh

Enshrined education rights: A three state comparison

 

Heather Jeffrey

Guiding women travellers around the world

Damian Riviez

Employee learning disabilities and workforce learning

Aditi Bhatia,

Diksha Narendra

Midlife - crisis or contentment? A mixed-method exploration of meaning in life during middle adulthood

Sandra Stephenson

Plagiarism: Policies, practices and perplexities

Jacinta DSilva

Dr. Ian Michael

Dr. Sreejith Balasubramanian

Proposing an LCCSQUAL model to capture service quality of low-cost carriers

Cesar Antunez de Mayolo

Rethinking the nature of envy and its causes on employees in organizations

Akshay Kumar

Progressive Positive Cognitive Reasoning Therapy (PPCRT) for anxiety: A new therapeutic approach

Carol Webb

Towards a Generation Z Student Taxonomy

 

Quratulain Mehdi,

Cody Paris

Examining the impact of humor and music in radio advertisements on visitor attitudes and visit intentions to Ras Al Khaimah using a quasi-experimental design

 

Nauman Aslam

Contribution of fear factor towards hesitancy in online shopping in Pakistan

 

15:50-16:10

Tea and coffee break, Room 004, Block 16

 

16:10-17:30

Room 012, Block 17

Room 011, Block 17

Room 009, Block 17

Room 008, Block 17

PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIOLOGY, AND SOCIAL WORK (3)

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (3)

ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, AND ECONOMICS (2)

MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING (2)

Denise Andrzejewski, Bianca Bertl, Lynda Hyland, Anita Kashi, Douglas Russell, Jakob Pietschnig

Amplified Egos - The role of personality, family influences and grade estimation in entitled students

 

Engie Bashir

Simon Attfield

Enhancing curricular with State-of-Practice research: Interaction design and user experience

Pallavi Kishore

Mariam Aslam

The impact of falling oil prices in UAE: Analysis of the insurance sector

Marlene Muller, Wayne Muller

Enough is enough: reclaiming the follower’s voice within the public sector domain

Roberta Fenech, Dan Ivanov, Priya Baguant

Entrepreneurial attitudes, self-efficacy, and subjective norms amongst female Emirati entrepreneurs

Shadaab Mohiuddin,

Sreedevi K.

Liquid software architecture (LiSA) for WorkFlows

Rajesh Chakrabarti,

Krishnamurthy V Subramanian

Systemic corporate governance impact of accounting scandals in emerging markets: A case study from India

Vijaya Kumar, Alina Vakil, Rea Dsouza, Leanne Dsouza, Rumana Vakil, Subhadra Satapathy

challenges facing small and medium enterprises: an exploratory investigation in the United Arab Emirates

 

Zeenath Khan, Sreejith Balasubramanian, Gwendolyn Rodriguez

Exploring the social antecedents to ethical purchasing and consumer willingness to pay

Supriya Kaitheri,

Sebastian M. P.

Factors Discriminating the Success and Failure of ICT for Development Projects

Muhammad Danlami

Revisiting the relationship between bank credit and economic growth in Nigeria

 

Rashid Adisa

Comparative Study of ICT Literacy among Social Science Scholars in Public and Private Higher Institutions in Nigeria

Anita Mirchandani

Fintech Innovations: A paradigm shift in SME finance

Sudipa Majumdar

Vijay Pujari

Perception and acceptance of mobile banking in the United Arab Emirates

20:00-23:00

Gala dinner


Thursday 18th January 2018

Time

Sessions

09:30-10:00

Registration

Room 004, Block 16

10:00-11:20

Room 012, Block 17

Room 011, Block 17

Room 009, Block 17

Room 008, Block 17

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT & DEVELOPMENT (4)

MEDIA, JOURNALISM, AND VISUAL COMM. (2)

MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING (3)

 

 

Neelofer Mashood,

Rhoderick Romano

The relationship of factors in effective HR Scorecard/SHRM measures in the UAE

 

David Tully

The Pricking of my Thumbs: Jack Clayton and the war with Disney

Pradeep Hota,

Sumit Mitra

Keeping multiple swords in one sheath: stakeholder engagement in social enterprises

 

Teg Alam

Hospitals’ efficiency in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia: An empirical study

Edward Ryan, Daniel Harding

Visual Communication Innovation in the UAE

Laura Burger,

Evangelos Moustakas

Towards the development of a social media model for B2B shipping companies in the United Arab Emirates

 

Martin Sposato,

Heather Jeffrey,

Wee Chan Au,

Deirdre Anderson

Academia, work life balance and the internationalisation of higher education

 

Louise Edensor

The Cottingley Fairies of 1917: An event framed by celebrity?

Aarti Dange,

Hossam Mesbah,

ParamVeer Saini

Hybrid supply chains ensuring success- A case study

 

Zainab L Gwadabe

Maryam L Gwadabe

The Experience of The Performance Related Pay In Kano State Higher Education System

 

 

Sepideh Samadi

Poonam Singh

Ravikiran Dwivedula

Positioning project management education in United Arab Emirates

 

 

11:20-11:40

Tea and coffee break

Room 004, Block 16

11:40-13:00

Room 012, Block 17

Room 011, Block 17

Room 009, Block 17

 

PUBLISHING ACADEMIC ARTICLES FROM YOUR DISSERTATION

 

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (3)

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (4)

 

 

 

Martin Sposato

 

Heather Jeffrey

This workshop will address some key aspects that postgraduate students and early career researchers should focus on in order to be able to redesign and publish their dissertations as articles in academic journals. Following this a Q&A session will be held.

Anita Shrivastava Kashi

 

Kevin Hannam

Rana Rassouli

The Islamic States’ water wars: Examining the role of hydro hegemony as a state building measure in establishing a caliphate in Syria and Iraq

Pallavi Ranjan,

Judhi Prasetyo

Collective Decision Making with 100 Kilobots including stubborn agents in a dynamic environment

 

 

Rory McConnon

Organisational change management: Measures to facilitate the scale-up of education for sustainable development in higher education

 

Kholod Alsufiani,

Simon Attfield

Towards an instrument for measuring sensemaking and an assessment of its theoretical features

 

Kai Bruns

Re-Designing the Innovation Experience: How to Cultivate a Mindset of Innovation and Entrepreneurship among Students in the UAE

 

Ahmad Jokhadar

The Raspclouter: A virtual integrated cloud router system

 

Aziza Zhuparova

Rimma Sagiyeva

The scientific economy in Kazakhstan: The analysis of the regional capacity.

 

Adamu Isah, Mukhtar Hussaini, Kabiru Abdullahi

Algorithm plagiarism detection using structural, block and sentence similarities of control flow graphs

 

 

13:00-14:30

 

Networkinglunch; best paper awards; close of conference

 

Room 007, Block 17

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