Kasim Randeree

Kasim Randeree
New College of the Humanities

PhD

About

76
Publications
78,965
Reads
How we measure 'reads'
A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Learn more
623
Citations
Additional affiliations
September 2009 - present
University of Oxford
Position
  • Associate Fellow
September 2009 - present
University of Oxford
Position
  • Research Associate

Publications

Publications (76)
Article
Full-text available
The purpose of this paper is to examine Islamic perspectives on conflict management within project managed environments. Existing research does not reveal any study that examines empirically the Islamic viewpoint on conflict management in contemporary organisational contexts but does indicate that conflict in Islam is considered to be inevitable an...
Article
Full-text available
This paper examines the challenges facing Muslim societies in the early part of the twenty-first century. The paper examines tensions between “liberal” interpretations of Islam and extreme views within a globalisation paradigm and how these are changing. Specifically, the work investigates how the spotlight on Islam and its adherents in a post-9/11...
Article
Full-text available
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to investigate challenges in balancing interoperability, food quality and customer satisfaction in halal food supply chains. Design/methodology/approach The study employed ethnography and grounded theory research methodologies. Research methods were ethnographic content analysis and document content analysis. T...
Article
Full-text available
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to analyse three drivers of the Islamic economy: global Muslim demography; operational sectors and demand; and faith-based consumerism. Design/methodology/approach This paper follows a constructivist approach to the Islamic economy, undertaken through an exploratory study of global Muslim population, the grow...
Article
Full-text available
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine social sustainability effectiveness of eco-cities through the case of Masdar City’s strategy for urban sustainability in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Design/methodology/approach Using a case study approach, the paper is an exploratory, qualitative analysis, which investigates the social, environm...
Article
Full-text available
A justice framework can be used to understand how individuals within organisations respond to a varietyof human resource practices and also can be used prescriptively in designing the procedures andenactment of human resource practices. The principles of justice can be applied in order to understand theconsequences of any human resource practice. T...
Article
Full-text available
Hosting the Olympic Games is not merely a sporting endeavor, but is an undertaking that is fraught with political, socio-cultural and economic pressures. Aligning these pressures with reputational issues for the multitude of event stakeholders, most notably the bidding city, if not properly managed as a mega project, can create a "perfect storm", w...
Chapter
Full-text available
The Muslim world has a proud tradition of providing economic and social justice to their diverse citizenry during their ubiquitous leadership of the early Islamic period. To be relevant today and into the future, however, developing Muslim societies will need to reexamine their currently Euro-centric understanding and model of social advancement an...
Article
Full-text available
Violence against women and girls (VAWG) is often systematically used as a ‘weapon of war’ and may be physical, sexual, psychological, economic, or socio-cultural in nature and be perpetrated in public or private settings. It is associated with increased instances of sexually transmitted infections such as HIV, unintended pregnancies, gynaecological...
Article
Full-text available
Literature on sexual violence in armed conflict indicates that rape and violence against women (VAW) prior to, during, and after conflict is extensive in scope and magnitude. Violence is often systematically used as a ‘weapon of war’ and may be physical, sexual, psychological, economic, or socio-cultural in nature and be perpetrated in private or p...
Article
Full-text available
The framing of Islamic law in the first four centuries of Islam is of great significance to scholars. During this period, the Islamic diaspora was in the earliest part of its development, establishing its identity and developing the foundations of its knowledge principles. These times were tumultuous; yet, at the same time, what occurred during the...
Article
Full-text available
The framing of Islamic law in the first four centuries of Islam is of great significance to scholars. During this period, the Islamic diaspora was in the earliest part of its development, establishing its identity and developing the foundations of its knowledge principles. These times were tumultuous; yet, at the same time, what occurred during the...
Article
Full-text available
Purpose – Organisations utilise Business Continuity Management (BCM) to support sustained performance of electronic systems on which their core activities are based. These organisations require a tool that can be used to assess the maturity of their existing BCM processes. Through the examination of the banking sector of the United Arab Emirates, t...
Article
Full-text available
Purpose – This paper aims to provide an examination of the extent to which different leadership styles impact employee job satisfaction and organizational commitment in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) through a case analysis in the construction sector. Design/methodology/approach – The research is based on a survey of three companies, one client org...
Article
Full-text available
Purpose – Awarding the Olympic Games to a host city in the Muslim world would send a clear indication from member nations of the International Olympic Committee of a desire by the international community to engage with Muslim nations on a level that transcends sport. The purpose of this paper, therefore, is to answer the question: will a city in th...
Article
Full-text available
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the effectiveness of leadership and team processes in information technology (IT) projects in business environments. The paper contextualizes the study in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Design/methodology/approach – The paper addresses two central questions: what is the level of IT project team eff...
Technical Report
Full-text available
Technical Report
Full-text available
Article
Full-text available
Since the dawn of early human civilization, new found tools and technology were constantly being used and innovated in the quest for propagating and preserving knowledge and to improve the overall edification process of society. The use of sticks being used as pens on sand, gave way to colored stones and dyes used on cave walls and cliffs and, soon...
Article
Full-text available
The Holy Qur’an is the divine text of over one fifth of the world’s population and is the guiding book of the Muslim faith. Though a written manuscript, similar in textual length to the New Testament, its origins are deeply rooted in an oral tradition and is, up to the present day, rote memorised and recited in its original Arabic form in its entir...
Technical Report
Full-text available
Many major programmes fail to achieve their intended outcome for reasons such as cost overrun, poor planning or inaccurate demand forecasting. Such failures are often in the public eye, due to their scale, the involvement of public facilities and infrastructure, or because of the heavy investment of public funds. Consequently, failure has a detrime...
Article
Full-text available
The increasing presence of web-based educational technologies is continually pressing demands on teaching-learning environments. With Information Communications Technology (ICT) perceived as a strong facilitator in achieving the goal of building a knowledge-based economy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the drive towards this end has brought with...
Article
Full-text available
Nationalisation of the human resource is the desired and articulated policy of all rulers of countries that form the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). In reality, however, the policy has been dogged with difficulties in implementation from its inception as it faces seemingly insurmountable hurdles, such as a demographic imbalance caused by a high pro...
Article
Full-text available
JOURNAL OF THE WORLD UNIVERSITIES FORUM is peer-reviewed, supported by rigorous processes of criterion-referenced article ranking and qualitative commentary, ensuring that only intellectual work of the greatest substance and highest significance is published. Typeset in Common Ground Markup Language using CGCreator multichannel typesetting system A...
Article
Full-text available
This paper outlines a mechanism for the development and implementation of a strategic performance management framework within government departments in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The work also addresses corporate performance management for governmental organizations dealing with service and operations with the aim of evaluating existing perfor...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
This paper investigates the UAE as potentially a successful model for change in the Arabian Gulf region, in issues pertaining to women in education and the necessity for the full participation of women in the workforce and at managerial level in the developing knowledge-based economy. The purpose of the paper is to gauge the opinions and biases of...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
The UAE economy is a high growth economy (Ministry of Planning, 2005) and it is rapidly diversifying into areas of tourism, manufacturing, logistics, banking and finance. To promote all these industries a huge construction boom is being witnessed. The country's construction industry is valued at $221 billion (around Dh811.73 billion)-the highest in...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
The use of appropriate performance management systems provides organizations with accurate and timely reports. This creates a rigid base to make strategic decisions that enhance overall performance and boost operational efficiency. The initiation of performance management systems begins with strategic planning development towards preparing the bala...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
The difficulty presented to the leadership in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is that the mentioned economy relies upon expatriates to prop up the private sector. This paper hypothesises that there are two reasons for this, firstly reluctance of national job seekers for private sector employment and secondly the reluctance of local employers to empl...
Article
Full-text available
Middle Eastern economies generally lag behind global competitors. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is no exception, as it faces many challenges including future demographics, employment of its national workforce, sustainability issues, educational concerns, as well as diversity and gender related problems. In truth, a well designed Emiratisation proc...
Article
Full-text available
A framework for organizational justice can be used to understand how individuals within organizations respond to a variety of human resource practices and also can be used prescriptively in designing the procedures and enactment of such human resource practices. This study assesses the impact of organizational justice on job performance and job sat...
Article
Full-text available
Article
Full-text available
Article
Full-text available
Dubai is a regional leader in infrastructure development. Rapid growth has led to project management gaining tremendous importance in the construction sector. Employees are an important part of any industry and their job satisfaction and organisational commitment affects the turnover rate and productivity of a company (Benkhoff, 1997; Randeree and...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Middle Eastern countries are largely perceived as having economies of limited competitiveness in a global context. This is in large part due to the political, economic, environmental and societal challenges these nations face. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is no exception, as it faces many challenges including current and future demographics, empl...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Dubai is a regional and global leader in terms of infrastructure development and other industries such as tourism and real estate. The novelty of the industry and it’s rapid progression persuades one to assess the factors influencing the construction industry. Due to the competitive market, project management has gained undisputable importance in t...
Article
Full-text available
Growing competition in the construction industry has forced key players to focus on maintaining high quality and performance within their firms. An engineering consultant has a vital role in the construction market as he represents a client and facilitates the contractor during construction (Turner, 2003). This paper presents a case study of an eng...
Article
Full-text available
Strategies for teaching engineering in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been evolving over the past decades due to innovations in technology, as well as the development of educational methodologies. In the recent past, the focus for engineering faculty has been not only on promoting the skills needed to raise the level of employability of Emirat...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
The economic and social writings of Muhammed Al-Ghazzali have the potential of impacting the socioeconomic environment in the Middle East, to such a degree that, if implemented, would put ethics and justice at the heart of economic policy. Al-Ghazzali's philosophy is based on the rejection of revolutionary change on the premise that disorder is wor...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
The United Arab Emirates (UAE), though politically new as a country, is steeped in history and culture. It has enshrined for men and women, both in its Constitution and through the commitment of the rulers of the various Emirates, the rights and opportunities for education and advancement in any sphere of endeavour. Though over two thirds of gradua...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Teaching engineering has involved numerous strategies which have been evolving over the past decades due to innovations in technology. New and fashionable educational methodologies, e-learning and wireless networked laptop technology are only the latest in a series of developments available to the engineering instructor. The Internet as a tool for...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Despite impressive advances in forming and joining technology, manufacturing industry is still heavily reliant on conventional material removal processes, in which controlled shearing of the work-piece occurs. Such processes typically involve the use of CNC machining centers, which, in principle, are capable of sustained periods of unattended opera...
Article
Full-text available
The Internet as a tool for acquiring information from global sources has proved invaluable to engineering students worldwide as an aid to research in many areas of their study. Engineering departments, for their part, have responded by preparing courses that develop the skills of their students in using this technology. The focus of this paper deal...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Automated metal-cutting manufacturing facilities are strongly dependent on the availability, on demand, of properly configured cutting tools. Tools must not only have the correct geometry but must also be in a suitable state for producing workpieces to the required standards of dimensional accuracy and surface finish. In earlier, manually-operated...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Low-power laser scanning techniques provide a powerful tool for a diverse range of automatic inspection tasks. They are more suitable for high component feed rates, less sensitive to changes in ambient lighting and their output requires less processing power than CCD vision systems. In earlier papers, the authors have described typical automotive-r...
Conference Paper
Full-text available
Computer-controlled automated inspection tasks are necessary in the development of intelligent manufacturing systems. The application of low power laser scanning techniques to automated assembly and tool condition monitoring tasks has been investigated with the aim of developing effective tool and process management systems integrated with the manu...
Article
Full-text available
Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Hull, 1998.

Network

Cited By