University of Fujairah – MBA Program continue to make waves and this time around, a research and publications done by MBA students. The two case studies appeared in the “European Journal of Economics and Management Sciences” (refereed journal) No. 2 with ISSN 2310-5690. The full copy of the paper can be download at https://ew-a.org/upload/iblock/037/Economics-2_2017.pdf. The case studies are included in the open access repositories: Google Scholar, ULRICH, EBSCO, Index Copernicus and other repository institution.
The paper entitled ”Communication Barriers in a multi-diversified workplace: The Case of Fujairah International Airport” was written by their lead author Ms. Layla Murad Yousif with the support and assistance of co-authors Maryam Abdullah Alsamahi, Waleid Rashed Alkaabi and Waleed Ali Alnaqbi. With her more than 16 years of experience at Fujairah International Airport, Ms. Layla Murad Yousif (Manager- Civil Aviation Office) is the best person to write a case study about her experience at FIA. The second paper entitled “Al Hayat Hospital: The Challenege in Managing Hospital Administration” was written by Mr. Khaleifah Ahmed AlHefeiti with contributions of co-authors Layla Murad Yousif, Ali Mohammed Alkindi and Nouf Sabir Alhammadi. The UOF MBA students are being prepare to write/conduct research and case study paper which is incorporated in all of its courses. Dr. Fermin G. Castillo, Jr. (Associate Professor & MBA Program Coordinator) provides trainings and lectures for research and publication in the UOF MBA Program and serve as a mentor of the program. The UOF MBA Program is one of the few universities in the world that uses case study as their primary teaching pedagogy. Part of the program includes case study report, analysis, presentation and most importantly case writing