Earning a Ph.D. requires extended study and intense mental effort. A PhD is an academic study on which you concentrate for four to six years after obtaining your master’s degree, and that leads, if successful, to a PhD degree, the highest academic degree.
The Middle East is as rich in history as it is in languages. Scholars in this region can expose themselves to over 25 languages including Arabic, Kurdish and Turkish in addition to ancient historical monuments.
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The Ph.D. program in the School of Social Sciences offers unique opportunities for students in the region to research issues of relevance to the Islamic and Arab world as well as globally. [+]
The Ph.D. program in the School of Social Sciences offers unique opportunities for students in the region to research issues of relevance to the Islamic and Arab world as well as globally.
For instance, the program offers opportunities for research in areas such as Islamic business, international human resource management, cross-cultural management, equality and diversity, Emiratisation and other nationalization policies, marketing, sustainability, accounting, finance, and corporate governance.Research topics for Ph.D. supervision Management International Human Resource Management Human Resource Management policies and practices in local and multinational organisations Expatriate staff in organisations (experiences, organisational strategies, etc.) Diversity/Equality in organisations Emiratisation, Qatarisation (and any other nationalisation/localisation) policies Critical management, comparative management and Islamic management. Cross-cultural management Electronic HRM (specifically internet recruitment) Small and Medium size enterprises (SMEs) and Entrepreneurship development Female Entrepreneurs Employer branding Sustainability Non-genuine branded goods (from a marketing perspective) Customer relationship management (CRM; Relationship Marketing; Trust, commitment and quality in customer, business and marketing channel relationships (especially in a financial services context); Marketing Channel Management. Ethical and environmental dimensions of Consumer behaviour and marketing practice.) Digital marketing, social media, consumer behaviour online Accounting, Banking, Finance areas Corporate governance and corporate finance Corporate governance and regulatory reforms in emerging economies Risk management and efficiency in the banking sector Islamic banking and finance Corporate social and environmental responsibilities Carbon disclosures and biodiversity Financial Reporting and Corporate Disclosure Risk Disclosure Investor Relations Management Accounting International Accounting Corporate Governance and Ethics Accounting education and ethics Socio-economic perspectives on accounting Entry requirements... [-]