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Current Research Projects and Awards

Current Research Projects and Awards

 

Globalisation and Security Governance: Learning from De-radicalisation and Rehabilitation Programmes that focus on Al-Qaida-related Terrorism

The project is commissioned by the United Nations and the Norwegian Foreign Ministry and is funded by the Norwegian Foreign Ministry. It is conducted in collaboration with government departments and authorities in Saudi-Arabia, Morocco, Jordan and Tunisia. The results of the projects will be disseminated in on international conference organised by CIBI and the Arab Thought Forum in Amman, attended by United Nations officials and government officials from Europe and the Arab World. (CIBI Lead Researcher: Hamed El-Said).

ESRC Management and Business Development Fellowship in International Business
This fellowship funded by the Economic and Social Research Council will fund an early to mid career practitioner from the business or policy-making community to undertake structured research in CIBI for up to three years.

Public Private Sector Innovations : The Interaction of Public and Private Sector Organisations in Innovation Networks, and their Contribution to European Welfare and Growth (ServPPIN).

This three year project is commissioned by the EU under the Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities Programme of the Seventh Framework. The project investigates the interaction of public and private sector service organisations in innovation networks, and their contribution to European welfare and growth. It is conducted in collaboration with 7 European universities (CIBI Researchers: Paul Windrum [Lead Researcher], Despoina Filiou and Lawrence Green).

Direct Employment of Skilled Labour by Foreign Owned Subsidiaries and the Development of Autonomy and Intra and Inter Organisational Relationships.


The project is co-funded funded by the British Academy. It is conducted with in co-operation with Copenhagen Business School, Jönköping University, Sweden and Royal Swedish Institute for Technology, the University of Bradford  and the University of Groningen. (CIBI Lead Researcher: Heinz Tüselmann).

 

Recently Completed Research Projects

 

Aid and Power in the Arab World: IMF and World Bank Policy-based Lending in the Middle East and North Africa.
The project is funded by the UK’s Department for International Development and was conducted with School or Oriental and African Studies, University of London. (CIBI lead researcher: Hamed El-Said).

Labour Relations in US Multinationals in the UK and the Impact of Subsidiary Performance: A Comparative Study of German and US owned Firms.

The project was funded by the Hans-Böckler-Foundation and conducted in collaboration with the University of Hamburg, Manchester Business School (University of Manchester) and the University of Bradford. (CIBI Lead Researcher: Heinz Tüselmann)

Social Capital and High-Technology Entrepreneurs: The Role of Leadership Impression Management (LIM).
The project was funded by UK Northern Leadership Academy NLA and involved an evaluation of social skills in the context of network structure. (CIBI Lead Researcher: Robert Lee)     

Globalisation, Radicalisation, Extremism and Security Governance
The project was sponsored by the United Nations and conducted during Hamed El-Said’s secondment to the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Institute where he led the research team on Security Governance. (CIBI Lead Researcher: Hamed El-Said).

Foreign owned companies in the Northwest of England: Database and structural, organisational and geographical characteristics of foreign owned subsidiaries in the Northwest

The work was funded and conducted for the Northwest Development Agency. (CIBI Researchers: Heinz Tüselmann and Sougand Golesorkhi).

Economic Liberalisation, Social Capital and Islamic Welfare Provision
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The project is funded by the UK’s Department for International Development and was conducted with School or Oriental and African Studies, University of London. (CIBI lead researcher: Hamed El-Said).

Labour Relations’ Approaches of German Multinationals in the UK and the Impact on Subsidiary Performance.

The project was funded by the Hans-Böckler Foundation and was conducted in co-operation with the University of Hamburg, the University of Hull and Trinity College Dublin. (CIBI Lead Researchers: Heinz Tüselmann).

Jordan-US Free Trade Agreement and the Pharmaceutical Industry: Implications on Access and Affordability of Medicines in Jordan.

The project is commissioned by Oxfam America, Washington DC. (CIBI Lead Researcher: Hamed El-Said).

Innovation in the Public Sector (PUBLIN).
The project was funded by the European Union 5th Framework Programme and was conducted in collaboration with 8 other institutions (CIBI Lead Researcher: Paul Windrum)
East West Industrial Districts and Relocation and the Identification of Policies within the Perspective of EU Enlargement.
The project was funded by the European Union 5th Framework Programme and was conducted in collaboration with 11 other European universities. (CIBI Lead Researcher: Heinz Tüselmann).

Qualitative and Quantitative Employment Effects of German Direct Foreign Investment into the UK for Home and Host Countries and its Policy Implications.
The project was funded by the Anglo-German Foundation for the Study of Industrial Society and was conducted in co-operation with the German-British Chamber of Industry and Commerce in London. (CIBI Lead Researcher: Heinz Tüselmann).

 

News and Events

Heinz Tuselmann's research on labour relations and MNC performance included in Academy of Social Science document launched by Vince Cable.

The Academy of Social Science (ASS) has produced a document with a few selected cases on how research in managment in business is contributing to economic and social development in the UK. The document is entitled: "Making the case for social sciences - management".
The research of Heinz Tuselmann on labour relations and firm perfomance in foreign MNCs in the UK has been selected for this. This work has also previously been used as written evidence by the Parliament Select Committee on the Future of UK Manufacturing. The ASS document has been launched by the Rt Hon Vince Cable PM, Secretary of State for Business and Skills.


CIBI Affiliations

CIBI staff are members of the Academy of International Business and serve on the Executive Committee of the Academy of International Business UK & Ireland Chapter.

For more information visit: http://aib.msu.edu/

CIBI staff are member of the Arab Thought Forum, Amman, Jordan. The Arab Thought Forum (ATF) is an independent, intellectual, pan-Arab nongovernmental organization, which was established in 1981 in the wake of the 11th Arab Summit Conference, at the initiative of HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal, along with twenty-five leading figures in academia and the field of development in the Arab world. It seeks to investigate and diagnose Arab World's current state of affairs, prepare forecasts and formulate practical solutions and viable options on issues such as unity, development, national security, liberalization and progress. The Forum chose Amman as its General-Secretariat headquarters.

For more information visit: http://atf.org.jo

 

CIBI is member of DIME – Dynamics of Institutions and Markets in Europe –, a European Network of Excellence sponsored by the 6th Framework Programme of the European Union. For more information visit: http://www.dime-eu.org

For more information visit: http://www.dime-eu.org

 

CIIBI is member of RESER, a European research network on services innovation. RESER contains 20 research groups active in services research and policy formulation located in 13 European countries.

For more information visit: http://reser.net