• Comparative risk adjusted performance of Islamic, socially responsible and conventional funds: Evidence from United Kingdom
    Economic Modelling

    Abstract: This study investigates the risk and return characteristics of Islamic funds in comparison with SRI and the conventional open-end mutual funds for the UK, which, having attracted over £...

  • Gendered work engagement: qualitative insights from Jordan.
    International Journal of Human Resource Management

    Abstract: Work engagement is assumed, implicitly, to be gender-neutral where women and men have equal opportunities to demonstrate their engagement in the workplace. This paper questions this...

  • Under western eyes: A transnational and postcolonial perspective of gender and HRD
    Human Resource Development International

    Abstract: Much of the critical research on human resource development (HRD) is positioned within Western constructions of knowledge and orthodoxy. Barring a few exceptions (e.g. there is little...

  • Contextualising diversity management in the Middle East and North Africa: a relational perspective
    Human Resource Management Journal

    Abstract: This study examines the clash between diversity policies as designed in the West and the challenges in implementing these in the Middle East and North Africa region. We contribute to the...

  • Foundations of Relating: Theory and Evidence on the Formation of Street-Level Bureaucrats’ Workplace Networks
    Public Administration Review

    Abstract Despite the importance of peers in forming role expectations, fostering group identity, and facilitating job learning, limited theory and empirical evidence exist on the antecedents of...

  • The short-and long-run impacts of financial crises on youth unemployment in OECD countries
    Applied Economics

    Abstract The impact of financial crises on the youth unemployment rate (YUR), compared to the total unemployment rate (UR), is estimated for a panel of OECD countries over the period 1981–...