Department head's message

When equipped with the intellectual tools and communication skills necessary to diagnose and resolve managerial challenges AUS management graduates will be ready to excel in a wide variety of business settings.
Patrick L. McClelland

Welcome to the Department of Management at the School of Business Administration!

The Management major is designed to prepare students for positions of leadership and responsibility in the modern, global organization. Management is approached as a professional career that embodies both theoretical and technical knowledge as well as a concern for the ethical, human and cultural aspects of commercial, governmental, and non-profit organizations. The major emphasizes the development of a thorough and holistic grounding in a common body of knowledge in topics ranging from business law, human resources management, organizational behavior, and leadership to family business, innovation, business ethics, and strategic management (among others) as the basis for making sound managerial decisions.

The department offers students a unique opportunity to learn from a world-class faculty in the context of a collective teaching philosophy that is based on fostering a collaborative learning environment, and the development of critical thinking and managerial decision-making skills. When equipped with the intellectual tools and communication skills necessary to diagnose and resolve managerial challenges AUS management graduates will be ready to excel in a wide variety of business settings.

Our teaching is research-driven by faculty members who publish their work in many of the top-tiered academic journals in the field including the Academy of Management Perspectives, Business Ethics: A European Review, Business Research Quarterly, Health Expectations, Human Relations, the Journal of Family Business Strategy, the Journal of Business Ethics, the Journal of Management, the Journal of Small Business Management, the Journal of World Business, Personnel Review, Public Administration Quarterly, and Public Policy and Administration to name a few. Faculty in the Department of Management regularly present their work at prestigious international conferences and serve on editorial boards and as associate editors as well as offer their professional advice to practitioners in the United Arab Emirates and beyond.

I invite you to explore our faculty research pages to learn more about faculty members in the department and to visit with me in order to discuss how the management major can help you to achieve your career objectives!

Patrick L. McClelland, PhD,
Head of Deaprtment

News

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Events

25
Apr

AUS-Chalhoub Symposium on Luxury Tourism

Lecture Hall A, Main Building
April 25, 2019
09:30 - 12:30
Open Entry
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18
Mar

Women in Organizations (MENA) ThinkTank

SBA Building Al Jafar Center, first and second floor rooms
March 18, 2019
09:00 - 17:00
By Invitation Only
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18
Mar

Women in Organizations (MENA) ThinkTank

SBA Building Al Jafar Center, first and second floor rooms
March 18, 2019
09:00 - 17:00
By Invitation Only
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06
Nov

Meet the 2018 Hult Prize United Nations Finalists, U-Light!

Lecture Hall A, Main Building
November 6, 2018
13:00 - 14:00
Open Entry
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16
Oct

Careers in Forensic Accounting by KPMG

SBA 0001, SBA Building
October 16, 2018
15:00 - 16:30
Open Entry
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19
Apr

Fourth Forum for Research in Economics and Finance

SBA-1173, SBA-1174 & SBA-1175
April 19, 2018
08:00 - 18:00
Free
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School of Business Administration

Anam Merchant

“AUS provides the perfect grooming and training ground for the corporate world that awaits us – and to have been a part of it has been a blessing and pleasure combined!” – Anam Merchant, management major, Class of 2013, Senior consultant—Advisory deals—(transaction services), PWC.

School of Business Administration

Grishma Goud

"Management is a major that does not dictate what’s right and wrong. Instead, it provides an individual with ways to flourish and test one's creativity while believing in one's capabilities." – Grishma Goud, a senior majoring in management.