Profile

College / Department

Teaching areas

Human Resource Management; Cross Cultural Management, Organizational Studies

Research areas

Gender in Organizations, Promotion and Advancement processes, Career Management, Meritocracy, Social Capital, Impression Management

Education

Post-Graduate Certificate in HE. 09, 2005
BA, 1985, BA (Hons) Business Studies, Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom
MS, 1988, MSc (Econ) Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom
PhD, 2003, Study of the Promotion to Partner Process in a Professional Services Firm: How women are Disadvantaged, Cranfield University, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom

Professional experience

Senior Lecturer, Brunel University, London UK 01, 2009 08, 2016
Senior Lecturer, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK 09, 2003 12, 2008
PhD Candidate, Cranfield School of Management, Bedfordshire, UK 10, 1999 07, 2003
Associate Professor, American University of Sharjah, UAE, 08, 2017 - Current
Associate Professor, Middlesex University, Dubai, UAE 09, 2016 08, 2017

Memberships

CIPD, London. Nov. 1987 - Present

Contact

skumra@aus.edu
+971 6 515 2456