Middle East Journal of Management
- Editor in Chief
- Prof. Kayhan Tajeddini
- ISSN online
- ISSN print
- 6 issues per year
- Clarivate Analytics 2022 JCI 0.19
The Middle East region has experienced rapid political and economic change over the last four decades. The challenges to managers and management researchers operating within the area are often different to those experienced in other parts of the world. MEJM contributes to an understanding of different management cultures and provides readers with a fresh look at emerging management practices and research in the countries of this region and beyond.
Topics covered include
- Marketing and marketing research
- Management issues, development and education
- Entrepreneurship and family business
- Foreign direct investments
- Service industry
- Cross-cultural dimensions of business and management
- Supply chain management
- Human resource management
- Strategic management
- Business ethics, values and social responsibility
- Innovation and change theory and practice
- Tourism and hospitality management/industry
- Quality management and continuous improvement
- Financial management
The main objective of the peer-reviewed MEJM is to encourage the application of research methods to solve specific business-related problems in the Middle East. MEJM is the only journal that actively encourages dialogue between Middle East management researchers and supports research from the region. The journal seeks to highlight the best practice and research of developed and rapidly growing countries in the Middle East region. It contributes to the development of solutions for contemporary management challenges.
MEJM is a forum to help professionals, chief executive officers and corporate heads of firms, managing directors, senior general managers, boards of directors, academics and researchers in business, information directors, quality managers and human resource directors. It will enable academics and practitioners working in the field of business excellence to discuss important ideas and concepts and disseminate information for mutual learning and continuous improvement with reference to the Middle East.
MEJM publishes articles including empirical research, conceptual papers, in-depth literature reviews and testing of alternative methodologies and theories that have significant contributions to the knowledge of management in the Middle East region. The journal strives to bridge the gap between academia and practice; hence it also publishes viewpoints from practitioners, case studies and research notes of emerging trends. Book reviews of cutting edge topics are also welcome. The journal will also combine a region-specific orientation with a comparative approach.
Editor in Chief
- Tajeddini, Kayhan, Tokyo International University, Japan
Editorial Board Members
- Abdi, M. Reza, Bradford University , UK
- Abou-Elgheit, Emad, University of New York, USA
- Akdere, Mesut, Purdue University, USA
- Asgari, Nader, CYRUS Institute of Knowledge and Bentley University, USA
- Bahaee, Mahmood, Central Michigan University , USA
- Bodolica, Virginia, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
- Budur, Taylan, Tishk International University, Iraq
- Chiabrishvili, Maia, American University of the Middle East (AUM), Kuwait
- Croft, Robin, University of Bedfordshire, UK
- Demir, Ahmet, Tishk International University, Iraq
- Doulat, Mehran, Xiamen University, Malaysia and Massey University, New Zealand
- ElBadawy, Tarek A., Auburn University at Montgomery, USA
- Falahat, Mohammad, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia
- Farazmand, Farideh, Lynn University, USA
- Fusilier, Marcelline, Lewis University, USA
- Gamage, Thilini Chathurika, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka
- Jenatabadi, Hashem Salarzadeh, University of Malaya, Malaysia
- Kara, Ali, Penn State York, USA
- Lee, Timothy, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia
- Ma'toufi, Alireza, Islamic Azad University, Iran
- Merkle, Thorsten, University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons, Switzerland
- Neal, Mark, School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK
- Nobanee, Haitham, Abu Dhabi University, United Arab Emirates
- Pardo, Phillip, Ritumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan
- Qalati, Sikandar Ali, Jiangsu University, China
- Qumsieh, Gretel, Les Roches School of Management, Switzerland
- Ratten, Vanessa, La Trobe University, Australia
- Salehi, Mahdi, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran
- Shayan, Ebrahim, Ritumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan
- Sohail, Mohammad Sadiq, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia
- Soltani, Ebrahim, University of Kent, UK
- Spraggon, Martin, Mohammed bin Rashid School of Government, United Arab Emirates
- Tabari, Saloomeh, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
- Tajdini, Javad, Eastern Mediterranean University, Cyprus
- Tajeddini, Omid, Tokyo International University, Japan
- Trueman, Myfanwy, Bradford University, UK
- Walle, Alf H., University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA
- Zaim, Halil, American University of the Middle East, Kuwait
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Overturning overweight stereotypes
20 December, 0202
Research published in the Middle East Journal of Management has looked at the discrimination and bias experienced by overweight and obese people during recruitment and in the workplace setting. Ali Junaid Khan, Ezza Naseem, Jawad Iqbal, and Muhammad Farooq of the Institute of Business, Management and Administrative Sciences at The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, in Pakistan and Muhammad Akbar Ali Ansari of the University's Department of Commerce found that there is a significant degree of bigotry against people with obesity [...]More details...