Prof. Hazem Tawfik Halim
Professor of Human Resources
218 Building G

Hazem assumed an academic career at the department of hotel management, the Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management, Suez Canal University in 1995. He was promoted to the post of full Professor of human resource management at the same University. In 2010, he joined the Business Administration Department at the British University in Egypt, and then assumed the role of the Acting Head of Department in 2011 to the beginning of 2013. Hazem is an expert in the preparation and execution of educational and training programs. His industrial and unique academic experience has helped him to devise and conduct numerous undergraduate, postgraduate and professional educational and training programmes; both inside and outside Egypt. He also executed auditing programs to few hotels in Cairo. Hazem has worked in a teaching and consulting capacity in many different universities, institutions and academic bodies in Egypt and abroad. He also has a wide number of research responsibilities in Suez Canal University. He supervises a number of MSc and PhD students involved in projects on human resource management issues. Hazem has published several research studies in the area of performance management, employee resourcing, employee development, employee minimum wage, psychometric analysis, and emotional intelligence. In addition, he is currently a research associate at the centre of hospitality and employment research (CHER), England and a member of the Egyptian Society of Scientific Experts on Tourism "ESSET", Egypt. Moreover, Hazem is a certified behaviour and attitude assessor from TTI Insight, USA. Hazem also has been working as an organizational development and human resource management consultant in distinguished consultancy companies for the past 12 years. He utilises his concepts and academic methodologies to successfully accomplish many assignments both in the public and private sectors.

Education
  • PhD in Human resources Management- Manchester Metropolitan University, England.
  • MSc in Education and Training- Helwan University, Egypt.
  • BSc in Hotel Management- Helwan University, Egypt
Journal Articles
  • Halim, H.; Salem, K. and Hassan, O (2015), ‘Assessing emotional intelligence competencies in public sector petroleum companies in Egypt’ Journal of US-China Public Administration, April 2015, Vol. 12, No. 4.
  • Halim, H.; Salem, K. and Essam, N. (2013), Performance Management and Job Satisfaction in Pharmaceutical Companies in Egypt’ Journal of the Faculty of Commerce, Helwan University.
  • El-Katan, M.; Halim, H.; Ibrahim, S and Hammam, A. (2013), “The implementation of HACCP in military hospitals in Egypt” The Egyptian Journal for Tourism and Hospitality, Vol.20 Issue 3.
  • Halim, H and Halim, Y. (2013), “Guest satisfaction and hotel profitability in Egypt” Journal of Association of Arab Universities for Tourism and Hospitality, Vol.10 No.1.June.
  • Zaina, M.; Halim, H.; Ibrahim, S. (2012), ‘Barriers hindering eco-lodge development in Egypt - suggested remedies” Journal of Association of Arab Universities for Tourism and Hospitality, Vol.9 No.2 December.
  • Halim, H. (2012), “The constituents of empowerment in the hospitality industry in Egypt” Journal of Association of Arab Universities for Tourism and Hospitality, Vol.9 No.2 December.
  • Halim, H and Halim, Y. (2012), “Auditing human resource management practices in the hospitality industry - A Proactive Approach” The Egyptian Journal for Tourism and Hospitality, Vol.19 Issue 1.
  • Salama, W.; Abo ElMaaty, H.; Halim, H. and Ibrahim, S. (2012), ‘A suggested nutrition program for special categories in four and five-star hotels in Hurghada and Sharm Elsheikh’ The Egyptian Journal for Tourism and Hospitality, Vol.20 Issue 2.
  • Halim, H and Halim, Y. (2012), “Emotional intelligence and employee performance in the hospitality industry in Egypt” The Egyptian Journal for Tourism and Hospitality, Vol.19 Issue 1.
  • Osman, M.; Halim, H.; Ibrahim, S. (2011), “The Impact of motivation on employee level of job satisfaction in Egyptian hotels: Journal of Association of Arab Universities for Tourism and Hospitality, Vol. 8 No.1. June.
  • El-sawalhy, H; Ghorab, N., Halim, H.; Ibrahim, S. (2011), “Determinants of employee job satisfaction in fast food restaurants” Journal of Association of Arab Universities for Tourism and Hospitality, Vol.8 No.1. June.
  • Abo-Elmaaty, H.; Halim, H; Ibrahim, S.; Mohamed, A. (2009), “Evaluating tools used to assess the quality of hospitality services in five star hotels” Journal of Association of Arab Universities for Tourism and Hospitality, Vol.6 No.1 December.
  • Shehata, A.; Halim, H.; Abdel Fattah, A.; Ibrahim, S. (2008), “The role of marketing in Egyptian hotels at the times of Crisis” Journal of Association of Arab Universities for Tourism and Hospitality, June Vol.5 No.1June.
  • Zakaria, Y.; Halim, H. Abdel Fattah, A.; Ibrahim, S. (2008), “The effectiveness of empowerment in the hospitality industry in Egypt” Journal of Association of Arab Universities for Tourism and Hospitality, June Vol.5 No.1 June.
  • Abo-Elmaaty, H.; Halim, H.; Ibrahim, S.; Mohamed, A. (2008), “Evaluating and developing performance measurement tools in five-star hotels” The Egyptian Journal for Tourism and Hospitality, Vol.13 Issue 3.
  • Emad, A.; Halim, H.; Ghourab, N.; and Ibrahim, S S. (2007), “Measuring food and beverage service quality and its effect on level of customer satisfaction” Journal of Association of Arab Universities for Tourism and Hospitality JAAUTH, Vol.4 No.1 June.
  • Halim, H. (2007), “Employee selection using personality profiling in the hospitality industry in Egypt - A Suggested Model” The Egyptian Journal of Tourism Studies, Vol.7 No.1.
  • Ibrahim, S. S. and Halim, H. (2006), ‘The national minimum wage in relation to quality management in the Egyptian hospitality industry’ The Egyptian Journal of Tourism Studies, Vol.5 No.1/2.
    Shoeib, M.; Halim, H.T.; Abdel Hamid, A. A. and Ibrahim, S.S. (2006), ‘Assessing the impact of new technologies and new managerial philosophies on the labour size in the hospitality industry in Egypt – Field Study applied on five-star hotels in Greater Cairo’ Journal of Association of Arab Universities for Tourism and Hospitality JAAUTH, Vol. 3 No.2 December.
  • Halim, H. and Mohamed, E.K.A. (2005), ‘Multi-dimensional performance measurement in the hospitality industry in Egypt’ Egyptian Journal of Tourism and Hospitality,Vol.11.
Conference Papers
  • Halim, H.; Halim, Y. and Elsawy, O. (2017), ' An Unexplained phenomenon in the Egyptian hospitality industry - the case of Hurghada five-star hotels" Conference paper, IABPAD, USA.
  • Hammam, A. and Halim, H. (2006), ‘Cultural differences in the Egyptian labour market’ Conference paper, the Kodolanyi Janos University College, Szekesfehervar, Hungary.
  • Halim, H. (1999), ‘Performance measurement within the Service Quality Philosophy in five-star hotels in Egypt’ Work in Progress, The CHME Conference, University of Surrey, School of Management Studies for the Service Sector, Surrey, England.
Fields of Interests
Performance management, employee resourcing, employee development, employee minimum wage, psychometric analysis, and emotional intelligence.
Modules
Human Resources Management; Compensation & Benefits
Projects Supervised
Daewoo Motors (Full Restructure); Supreme Council for Sports (Full Restructure); Bisco Misr (Full Restructure); v Orascom Holding for Hotels (Reshape organization Charts, Writing Job Profiles); Egyptian Development Bank for Exports (EDBE) (Full Restructure); Olympic Group (Personality profiling, Building Capacities); National Bank of Egypt (Full Restructure); Astra Zeneca (Leaders’ Assessment); Audi Bank (Performance Management System and Related Training); Ministry of Finance (Personality Profiling), Customs Authority (Personality Profiling); General Authority for Investment (Job Descriptions) ; TEDATA (Job Descriptions); Egyptian Authority for Insurance (Personality Profiling); Yalla.com (Diagnostic Analysis to Human Resource Management Practices); Giza Systems (Personality Profiling); Ain Shams University (Personality profiling); Misr for Central Clearing, Depository and Registry (Full Restructure). Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (Full Restructure), Banque Du Caire (Performance Management Systems), Bank of Alexandria INTESA SANPAOLO (Full Restructure), Venus International (Personality Profiling), Savola Egypt (performance Management System), Enap Spitrol (Performance management System), Raya Holding (Performance Management System)