Prof. Hadia FakhrElDin
Vice Dean for Teaching & Learning of Faculty of Business Administration, Economics & Political Science
225 Building G

Dr. FakhrElDin is a Professor of International Business in the Faculty of Business Administration, Economics and Political Science at the BUE since September 2007. She is the Vice Dean of Teaching and Learning of the Faculty since November 2013.  She has assumed various administrative positions where she was the Programme Director of the Business Administration Department since June 2012.  She has also served as the Quality Officer of the Department from January 2010 until August 2013.  She is/has been also member of several university committees for developing staff and structures.  She teaches International Business, International Management, Organisational Behaviour, modules related to Middle Eastern & International Economics. Her graduate studies focused on Organisational Theory and Development with an emphasis on Knowledge Management, while her undergraduate studies were in Middle Eastern Studies and Economics.

Dr. FakhrElDin obtained her Ph.D. from Cairo University, and her M.A. and B.A. degrees from the American University in Cairo. After obtaining her Doctorate she lectured in “Organisational Theory" to graduate students in Cairo University. She has also undertaken consultancies and conducted training programmes in organisational development and behaviour and in HRM in private Egyptian companies as well as in governmental ministries and international agencies. She was the CIDA Egypt Knowledge Management Advisor from January 2010 till September 2012.  While pursuing her graduate studies she worked in the field of educational exchange and in organising and administering in-country - as well as oversees - training of academics and professionals.

She participated in several national and international conferences in International Business and in Knowledge Management and published papers in international journals and/or in proceedings of international conferences.  She is fluent in spoken and written English, Arabic and German and is fair in French.  She was also co-editor of an Emerald International Journal with a focus on the Middle East Business, Education and Society.  She serves as a reviewer to many international journals published by Inderscience, Emerald, Elsevier, Sage and Taylor and Francis; also for the Academy of Management and the Academy of International Business.  She is a member of PRME, the Academy of International Business and the ICC.

Education
  • Ph.D. in Public Management, (2006), Faculty of Economics & Political Science, Cairo University.
  • M.A. in Middle Eastern Studies, (1992), American University in Cairo.
  • B.A. in Economics, Minoring in Computer Science, (1989), American University in Cairo.
Journal Articles
  • Fakhreldin, H. (2021). Cultural intelligence and the internationalisation of SMEs: a study of the manufacturing sector in Egypt. Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development. 13 (1), 61 – 90. (Scopus Indexed)
  • Fakhreldin, H. (2019). The Role of Cross-cultural Management Education in Business Schools in enhancing the Cultural Intelligence, International Orientation and Academic Success. Accounting Management & Insurance Review, June Issue
  • Fakhreldin, H. & Hattab, H. (2019). The effect of emotional intelligence on entrepreneurial behaviour and new venture creation: An Egyptian perspective. Int. J. Entrepreneurship and Small Business. Inderscience Publishing (Scopus Indexed), 37 (3), 399-414.
  • Fakhreldin, H. & Elsawy, Y. (2018). Examining the relationship between environmental regulations and foreign direct investment level: Evidence from China. International Journal of Business and Globalisation. Inderscience Publishing, 20 (4), 519-536 (Scopus Indexed)
  • Fakhreldin, H. (2018). Examining the Effect of Cultural Intelligence on the Internationalization of Swiss SMEs. International Business Research. The Candian Center of Science and Education, 11(6), 89- 101.
  • Fakhreldin, H. (2017). The Relationship between the Emotional Intelligence of Entrepreneurs and the New Venture Creation: The Role of Age, Gender and Motive. Arab Economic and Business Journal (Elsevier indexed). Elsevier Publishing, 12 (2), 99-108.
  • Anis, M., Chizema, A., Lui, X., & Fakhreldin, H. (2017). The impact of board characteristics on firm financial performance - Evidence from the Egyptian Listed Companies. Global Journals of Human Social Science, 57 - 75.
  • Anis, M., Chizema, A., Lui, X., & Fakhreldin, H. (2017). The impact of ownership structure on firm - Evidence from the Egyptian Listed Companies Financial Performance. Global Journals of Human Social Science , 29-47.
  • Fakhreldin, H. Elghetany, H. (2016). The Relationship between Organisational Culture and Job Satisfaction: An International Perspective. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance (ICMLG), Saint Petersburg University of Economics, St. Petersburg, Russia, April 14 – 15, 2016. https://books.google.com.eg/books?isbn=1910810843 (Proceedings of Conference indexed in Scopus)
  • Fakhreldin, H. (2016). Evaluating the Effect of Government Policies on Small and Medium Enterprise Development: Cases from nine different Countries. Journal of Commercial and Environmental Studies, Faculty of Commerce, Suez Canal University, 7(1), 1-40.
  • FakhrElDin, H., Skoko, H., & Cheraghi, M. (2013). The effect of national culture on entrepreneurs’ networks: A comparison of the MENA region and Denmark. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, Inderscience Publishing (Scopus Indexed), 11(4), 353- 366.
  • Fakhreldin, H. (2013). The effect of Talent Management on Organizational Success Outcomes: A Comparative Study in the Petroleum Sector in Egypt. Journal of US-China Public Administration, Vol 10, No. 4, 2013.
  • Fakhreldin, H. (2013). A Balanced Participatory Strategy in Knowledge Management in International Development Organizations: The Case of CIDA Egypt. The Journal of International Business and Economic Affairs, Volume 4, issue 1, 1-30.
  • El-Fekey, S. & FakhrElDin, H. (2012). Sustainable Development in Higher Education Institutions: Teaching & Training Sustainability in the British University in Egypt as a Case Study. Proceedings of the International Academy of Business and Public Administration, Orlando, January 2 – 4, 2012. (Research Award)
  • FakhrEldin, H. (2011). The Effect of Cultural Intelligence on Employee Performance in International Hospitality Industries: A Case from the Hotel Industry in Egypt. The International Journal of Business and Public Administration, 8, 1 – 19.
Conference Papers
  • Abdelhamid, H., Ghali, H., Attia, A., Badran, W., Fahim, S., Fakhreldin, H., Hassan, M., Karam, O., Khalil, R., Khalil, S., Moneim, Y. (2020). Pedagogy of the Pandemic: A case Study of Emergency Remote Education in a Private Higher Education Institution in Egypt. ICERI Proceedings, 13th Annual International Conference of Education, Research and Innovation, Spain.
  • Fakhreldin, H., Ayman, A., Miniesy, R. (2020). Social Media Use and its Effect on the Performance of MSMEs in Egypt. Proceedings of the 15th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Sept 16 – 18, 2020), Rome, Italy. (Scopus Indexed).
  • Academy of International Business Meeting July 1 – 8, 2020.
  • Fakhreldin, H. & Anis, M., Youssef, N., Amgad, J. & Sherif, E. (2019). Cross-Cultural Management Education in Business Schools: Towards Higher Cultural Intelligence and More Effective Conflict Management, AIB 2019 Annual Meeting: International Business in an unsettling political and economic environment, (June 24-27, 2019), Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Fakhreldin, H. (2018). The Three Facets of Sustainability in Higher Education: Leadership and Governance, Student Engagement and Community Inclusion, 5th Responsible Management Education Research Conference, (November 12-13, 2018), Cologne Business School, Cologne, Germany.
  • Fakhreldin , H. (2017). Examining the effect of cultural intelligence on the internationalization of Swiss small and meduim enterprises. 23rd Eurasian Business and Economic Society. Madrid: Faculty of Economics and Business of Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
  • Fakhreldin , H. (2016). The Relationship between Organisational Culture and Job Satisfaction: An International Perspective Participated in the 4th International Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance (ICMLG), Saint Petersburg University of Economics, St. Petersburg, Russia, April 14 – 15, 2016.
  • Fakhreldin, H. Elsawy, Y. (2016), Impact of the Environmental Regulations on the FDI Level: Evidence from China, Business in a Dynamic World International Conference, Limassol, Cyprus, January 15-17, 2016. (lsbu.ac.uk/conferences/business-in-a-dynamic-world).
  • Fakhreldin, H. Hattab, H. (2015). The Effect of Emotional Intelligence on the New Venture Creation of Necessity and Opportunity-Driven Egyptian Entrepreneurs. The 2015 International Advance Business Research Conference, London, United Kingdom, December 7 - 9, 2015 (icbtsinstitute.com).
  • Fakhreldin, H. (2015). Evaluating the Effect of Government Policies on Small and Medium Enterprise Development: Cases from nine different Countries. Third International Conference on Advances in Social Science, Management and Human Behavior, Zurich, Switzerland, October 10 - 11th, 2015. Published in: Third International Conference On Advances in Social Science, Management and Human Behaviour - SMHB 2015.
  • Participated in Arab International Conference for Administrative Development (19th round) on New Strategies for the Organizations in the Arab World, TEAM Egypt, Cairo, November 20 – 22, 2013. Presented a paper on Emotional Intelligence.
  • Fakhreldin, H. & Gohar Y. (2012) The Effect of National and Organisational Culture on Conflict Management in three Egyptian Universities with Foreign Partnerships. In J. Pancholi, P. Shukla (Ed.) 2012 Emerging Markets Conference, London: International Management Research Academy (ISBN: 978-0-9573841-0-1).
  • El-Fekey, S. & FakhrElDin, H. (2012). Sustainable Development in Higher Education Institutions: Teaching & Training Sustainability in the British University in Egypt as a Case Study. Proceedings of the International Academy of Business and Public Administration, Orlando, January 2 – 4, 2012. (obtained Research Award).
  • Chair, International Management Session, (IMRA), London, May 17- 18, 2012, London, UK.
  • Presented paper on A Balanced Participatory Strategy in Knowledge Management in International Development Organizations: The Case of CIDA Egypt to the Annual Conference of Economic Forum of Entrepreneurship and International Business (April 17 – 2011), Cairo, Egypt.
  • Chair, International Business Session, International Academy of Public and Business Administration, Orlando 1 – 4 January, 2011.
  • Presented paper on The Effect of Cultural Intelligence on Employee Performance in International Hospitality Industries: A Case from the Hotel Industry in Egypt in International Academy of Public and Business Administration, Orlando 1 – 4 January 2011, received outstanding research award for paper.
  • Participated in Conference on Knowledge Management, Information and Decision Support Center, Council of Ministers of Egypt, October 2010, Cairo, Egypt.
Personal Website
Fields of Interests:
International Business, International Management, Knowledge Management, International Entrepreneurship, Public Management, Internationalization, Sustainable Development, Cross-Cultural Management, IB Education, SME Development.
Modules Taught:
International Business, Comparative International Management, Management of International Companies, Organisational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, International Marketing, Economic History of the Middle East, and Special Topics in International Business.
Responsibilities
o Vice Dean for Teaching & Learning, Faculty of Business Administration, Economics & Political Science o Academic Supervisor: Youths for Sustainable Development Club, the BUE o Member, Impaired Performance Committee o Member, Academic Misconduct Committee o Member, University Teaching and Learning Committee o Chair, Faculty Teaching and Learning Committee o Chair, Moderation Committee o Budget Holder, Faculty of BAEPS
Position
Vice Dean for Teaching and Learning
Links:
o LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hadia-fakhreldin-3731ba15?lipi=urn%3Ali%3Apage%3Ad_flagship3_profile_view_base_contact_details%3Bsq3pSZ1XSyW2rhCNXDKTGg%3D%3D o Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Hadia-Fakhreldin o Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=Z1LoMSgAAAAJ