combines academic and business experience. Nicholas Kyriazis took his diploma and Ph. D. in Economics in Bonn University Germany and has been a visiting Professor at Harvard and Trier Universities. He is currently professor at the Economics Department, University of Thessaly, Greece. Previous business positions he held include: Directorate General for Research of the European Parliament, advisor to the government of the National Bank of Greece, advisor to the Minister of Finance and secretary General of Public Administration. He was also an advisor of the Hellenic Minister of Defence since 1998 and one of the major consultants for the Greek Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Military intelligence (C4I). He is currently chairman of the board, Alpha-Trust-Andromeda Investment Fund (listed in the Athens Stock Exchange), Vice President of Ergoman Telecommunications (a service providing company), Vice President of \"Black Orange\"(a movie producing company) and the President of the \"Kostas Kyriazis\" foundation. He has published about 30 papers in international academic journals (15 on institutional issues and on various aspects of direct democracy) and 5 books on economics and strategy. He is also one of Greece's well known novelists with 16 novels published in Greece and 3 also in English. In 2005 the President of the French Republic honored him with the France's highest decoration, the Knight of the Legion of Honour (Chevalier de la Legion d' Honneur) for his contribution to the European integration of the EMU.
holds a Post-Doctorate in Finance from University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), and a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Finance from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). He has B.Sc. in Engineering from UFRJ and a BA in Law from the State University of Rio de Janeiro (UERJ). He is an Associate Professor of Finance at Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, and at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. His research has been published in top international journals, such as Journal of Corporate Finance, Quantitative Finance, Corporate Governance, International Journal of Finance, International Journal of Business, International Review of Financial Analysis, Frontiers in Finance and Economics, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Emerging Markets Review, Journal of Emerging Markets, Journal of Corporate Ownership & Control, and Latin American Business Review. (bee)
Dr. K. S. Meenakshisundaram retired as Director, School of Management. Vels University, Chennai. He holds double Doctorate degree (Management Studies and Agricultural Extension). He also holds two MBA degree (Marketing Management and Personnel Management) and MSc (Agricultural Extension). He is multi-faceted seasoned professional having over 35 years of rich & dynamic experience in Teaching, General Management / Personnel Administration/ Training & Development / HRM and Faculties Management. His areas of interest are Human Resource Management, Marketing Management, Strategic Marketing, Business Communication and Rural Marketing.
has a MSc and a PhD degree in Business Administration from University of Barcelona, Spain. His PhD obtained the Extraordinary Award. He also holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics and a Master in European Business Administration and Business Law from Lund University, Sweden. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Business Administration at the University of Barcelona. He has published more than 150 papers in journals, books and conference proceedings including journals such as Information Sciences, International Journal of Intelligent Systems, Expert Systems with Applications, Technological and Economic Development of Economy, International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making, International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems, International Journal of Uncertainty, Fuzziness and Knowledge-Based Systems and Computers & Industrial Engineering. He has published 4 books including one edited with World Scientific â??Computational Intelligence in Business and Economicsâ?. He is on the editorial board of several journals including the Journal of Advanced Research on Fuzzy and Uncertain Systems and the ISTP Transactions of Systems & Cybernetics. He has participated in several scientific committees and serves as a reviewer in a wide range of journals. He is currently interested in Decision Making, Uncertainty, Fuzzy Systems and its applications in Business and Economics.
is a Full Professor of Operations at Ohio University. He has a Ph.D. in Production and Operations Management from The University of Texas at Arlington. He also holds degrees in MBA from Lahore University of Management Sciences and B.Sc. Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan. He has published in several reputed journals, books and conference proceedings. He has been awarded several excellence awards and certificates for his professional activities. He also serves on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Integrated Supply Management and as reviewer for various Journals. He is currently a member of the Decision Sciences Institute and Production Operations Management Society
holds a Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Business Administration from Multimedia University and Bachelor of Computer Science from University Science Malaysia. He is a senior lecturer at Faculty of Business and Law, Multimedia University. His areas of interest are information and communication technology as well as small and medium enterprises. His journal papers and conference papers has been published in various publications.
is a Visiting Professor at Indian Institute of Managemnet, Kozhikode (India) in the Strategy Area. Prior to commencing with IIMK Dr Sukumaran was with Victoria University (Melbourne, Australia) where he was a tenured Associate Professor and Director of the Australian Food Marketing Centre/Food Research Unit. Dr Sukumaran's teaching, training, research and consultancy interests and expertise capture themes such as enterprise and industry capacity building through strategic alliances; adoption of radical and incremental innovations by organisations; and cross-cultural and relational issues in transnational management and business alliances. Dr Sukumaran has received several citations for research excellence and has won a number of best paper awards at scholarly conferences. In the last ten years Dr Sukumaran has authored/co-authored 56 peer reviewed scholarly journal articles and conference papers; 7 research monographs; 6 book chapters and 27 articles in professional/trade journals. He is an Intreader (a reviewer of international standing) for competitive research grant submissions to the Australian Research Council (Australia's peak R&D funding agency); a judge of the Food Challenge Award (a food industry R& D award in Australia); examiner of PhD and Master's level theses for several institutions in Australia and abroad; and a regular invited speaker at industry conferences in Australia and abroad. Dr Sukumaran has held visiting appointments at the Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg (USA) and has taught at the Gilbert Chandler College - The Melbourne University (Melbourne, Australia). Prior to taking up an academic position, Dr Sukumaran worked in the private sector for approximately 14 years. He held senior management and consultancy positions with responsibility to develop new business and strategic partnerships. (bee, bsm)
is a visiting professor at Keller the graduate school of management at DeVry University/Chicago where he teaches IS, MIS, and applied research statistics. Dr. Talib holds a doctoral degree in Business Administration with concentration in the Information systems from Argosy University/Chicago where he currently teaches research methods and quantitative research techniques. During his doctorate program at Argosy University, Dr. Talib focused on studying software models in developing countries. His final dissertation work was directed to identify the enabler factors to build software industries in developing countries. Dr. Talib published several articles that dealt with strategic approaches to build software industries in developing countries. Recently, Dr. Talib began studying Business Intelligence tools with a focus on end users perceptions of the BI effectiveness.
He, having professional experience of 17 years, has written various book on educational industry. He has been awarded Ph.D. degree from NMU, Jalgaon. His professional work involves research, brand building, and developing marketing strategies with top companies at various positions. He has more than 20 national and international publications to his credit. He is the honorable Member of Various National and International Editorial Boards. As approved Ph.D. Guide, and Director in the faculty of Management, he is a Member on various university committees in faculty of Management.
is currently affiliated as a research fellow of Integrated Education & Research Foundation (IERF), Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is also pursuing PhD degree at the Institute for Environment and Development (LESTARI), National University of Malaysia (UKM). He obtained an MA (Environment and Development) degree from UKM, and a first class BBA (Hons.) degree in Finance and Economics from North South University, Bangladesh. He is attached with various professional and research organizations at various capacities including member, advisor and fellow. A large number of his research papers have been published in reputable national and international journals, and he has presented papers at many international conferences. His research areas include economic development, environmental economics, public-private partnership, investment, etc. Website: http://ukm.academia.edu/MdMahmudulAlam/About
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