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Hala A. Abdelgaffar

Hala A. Abdelgaffar

Doctor of Philosophy

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24 Research Items
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Introduction
Primary research interests are in responsible management education, sustainability management, human resource management, leadership development, and corporate social responsibility (CSR).
Additional affiliations
September 2019 - present
Estonian Business School
Position
  • Adjunct Faculty
Education
September 2016 - May 2021
Estonian Business School
Field of study
  • Management

Publications

Publications (24)
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This study explores the relations within the current broader literature on migration and entrepreneurship and specifically investigates the extent to which Syrian refugees in Egypt prefer to establish family businesses and why. A qualitative research method is employed by conducting semi‐structured interviews with 45 Syrian partner/managers of micr...
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Purpose This paper aims to find an answer to the questions: To what extent is the implementation of responsible management education (RME) perceived to be adequate for developing responsible leadership skills among business school students? How should it be used effectively to guarantee such an outcome? Design/methodology/approach The authors cond...
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Purpose The purpose of this study is to investigate how cronyism is employed by some married female faculty to secure workplace rights and privileges. Design/methodology/approach A qualitative research design is employed and interviews were conducted with 32 female academics working at four different universities. Findings The narrative demonstra...
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Purpose This study examines how far female tour guides in Egypt experience sexual harassment and how they cope with it. Design/methodology/approach A qualitative research method is employed, and semi-structured interviews were conducted with 32 full-time female tour guides working for several travel agencies in Egypt. Thematic analysis was used to...
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The aim of this paper is to explore how Syrian entrepreneurs in Egypt might ensure the inclusion of Egyptian employees in their restaurants in return for gratitude for the good treatment they receive from that country. The empirical sample comprises 54 semi-structured interviews with employees working full-time in restaurants owned by Syrians in Eg...
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Purpose This paper aims to explore how female academics use cronyism to cope with the lack of emancipative support resulting from their intense teaching and research duties, poor representation at senior administrative levels and their exhausting familial commitments. Design/methodology/approach Qualitative semi-structured interviews were conducte...
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Purpose-This study aims to analyse how talent management practices in family-owned hotels contribute to their employees' fulfilment of their psychological contract. Design/methodology/approach-Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 30 employees working at three different family business hotels in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. Moreover, thematic...
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Purpose This study aims to investigate the extent to which global shocks like Covid-19, climate crisis or war in Ukraine represent a negative career shock for hotel employees and how their individual resilience helps them to mitigate such shock. Design/methodology/approach A qualitative research method is used, and semi-structured interviews were...
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Purpose: This paper is one of the first studies to specifically analyse the motives behind nurses' commitment to their profession despite their intense job duties and the extreme work conditions faced by them, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Methodology: The empirical sample comprises of 35 semi-structured interviews with public sector h...
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Purpose – To investigate the perceptions of female tour guides’ lower and top levels of management in travel agencies that misunderstanding Islam and its culture may play a role in the poor representation of women in the tour guide career. Methodology: A qualitative research method is employed, and semi-structured interviews were conducted with 32...
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Purpose To understand the position of female academics in public universities in Egypt, the authors of this paper aim to answer the question of what comes between victims breaking their silence about workplace sexual harassment (WSH). Design/methodology/approach A qualitative research method is employed, and semi-structured interviews were conduct...
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Purpose Research on management education (ME) over the past 2 decades signals a growing level of concern in response to increasing societal demands for ethical, responsible and sustainable considerations in management decisions in light of the current economic situation. The purpose of this paper is to review extant literature on responsible manage...
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The Principles of Responsible Management Education (PRME) are being increasingly mainstreamed into business and management education to embed ethics, social responsibility, and sustainability issues in educational and operational practices. The purpose of this study is to analyze the Sharing Information Progress (SIP) reports of 38 third cycle PRME...
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Purpose This paper aims to focus on academics’ in four public universities located in Egypt to explore the effect of narcissistic leadership on affective, continuance and normative commitment approaches with and without the mediating effect of academics’ silence. Design/methodology/approach The authors used a convenience sampling in which academic...
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This paper focuses on physicians in four public hospitals located in Egypt to explore the effect of narcissistic leadership on cognitive, affective and behavioral cynicism dimensions with and without the mediating effect of physician silence.The authors employed a convenience sampling in which every physician was handed a questionnaire form to fill...
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Purpose This paper aims to focus on academics in three private foreign universities located in Cairo (Egypt) to explore the influence of organizational learning (OL) on the level of organizational resilience of academics with and without the mediating effect of a multi-stakeholder network. Design/methodology/approach The authors used a comprehensi...
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Purpose Out of 24 public business schools in Egypt, the purpose of this paper is to focus on three in order to investigate how responsible management education is perceived and exercised by academics there. Design/methodology/approach A total of 168 academics were contacted and interviewed in 42 focus groups. The length of each focus group was abo...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to focus on physicians in the four public hospitals located in the October province of Egypt in an attempt to explore the effect of climate change on physicians’ affective, continuance and normative commitment with and without mediating the role of responsible leadership. Design/methodology/approach A total of...
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Due to rapid, uncertain and continuous changes in our current turbulent world, the concept " uncertainty " , which was introduced by economists and psychologists, has found a place in the managerial academic arena throughout the last three decades. This concept has a significant impact on people's choices and business orientation, the matter that p...

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