Prof. Dr. Rıfat Kamaşak
Dean of the Faculty of Economics & Administrative Sciences at Yeditepe
Presentation Topic: The boundaries of corporate political activity: Why firms should not
engage in too much corporate political activities".
Prof. Dr. Rıfat Kamaşak is a Professor of Management and Strategy at Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey and he acts as the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences. He also holds board membership positions in several companies listed in the Istanbul Stock Exchange (Borsa Istanbul, BIST – 100). He worked in the food, confectionery, carpet, textile, aluminium, metal, retailing, trading and consulting industries for nearly twenty years. He has done research, consultancy and training at a large number of organisations and run his family’s traditional hand-made carpet business for five years, simultaneously. Having completed his bachelor’s or degree in economics and postgraduate diploma in international management at the University of Istanbul, he continued his graduate studies in the UK. Professor Kamaşak received his MA in marketing from Middlesex University London, MA in management from Durham University, and MSc in applied linguistics from the University of Oxford. He also has two individual PhD degrees: PhD in management studies from the University of Exeter (2014) and PhD in organisation theory from the University of Istanbul (2004);.
Prof. Dr. Paweł Smaga
Prof. Dr. Paweł Smaga, prof. SGH – is an associate Professor at SGH Warsaw School of Economics and expert at the central bank, where he is responsible for analyzing financial stability issues, macroprudential policy, and the EU financial system regulations, which also constitute areas of his research interests. Author and reviewer of numerous publications in JCR journals.
Mr. Tarek Ahmad
Tarek is a PhD student at Kazan Federal University in Russia, and he also holds a master’s degree with honors in economics. He was also the first graduate of banking and insurance department at the Faculty of Economics at Hassakah University, Mohammad has an interest in management and bank risk management.
Mr. Mohammad Ali
Mr. Mohammad is a PhD student at Kazan Federal University, and he also holds a master’s degree with honors in economics. He was also the first graduate of the Statistics Department at the Faculty of Economics at Tishreen University, Mohammad has an interest in econometrics and time series analysis.
Prof.Dr. Ivana Barković Bojanić
Prof.Dr. Ivana Barković Bojanić, is a full professor with tenure at the Faculty of Economics, J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia since 2016. She served as the Vice-Dean for Science and International Cooperation at the Law Faculty and executive editor of the Journal of Law. Her current research interest are migration, aging and entrepreneurship.
Mr. Faris Alsaedi
Faris Alsaedi is a Henley Business School PhD student in the department of Leadership, Organisations and Behaviour. His research explores the themes of organisational culture, diversity in the workplace, adult learning, leadership and contemporary issues in human resource management and development. In 2020 Faris earned a master’s degree in human resource development from Rochester Institute of Technology, USA. His Bachelor’s degree, awarded in 2016, was in Human Resource Management from King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia, where he also had a role as a teacher assistant.
Ms. Fangyuan Shen
Ms. Fangyuan Shen is a PhD student of Management of Projects in The University of Manchester. Her PhD project focuses on agile method tailoring and relationship management between agile coaches and users. Before joining the PhD programme, Fangyuan held MA Public Policy and MSc Commercial Project Management.
Ms. Lamia Noeir
Lamia Noeir is a master’s degree holder in Public Administration from Faculty of Economics and Political Sciences, Cairo University. With 20 years of combined professional working experience in the field of learning development, government, and private business. And currently working as Data Expert in Digital Egypt for Investment, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology.
Mr. Morteza Asghari Valik Chali
Morteza Asghari Valik Chali holds a B.A. in computer engineering from Payame Noor University and an M.A. in Business Management Marketing from Saroyeh Institute of Higher Education in Sari. It has been 10 years that he is an employee at the General Department of Taxation in Mazandaran Province. He loves his job and his manager recognizes him as a great employee.
Mr. Bobin Chandr
Mr. Bobin Chandra is a passionate entrepreneur and a research scholar with over 9 years of experience in building organizations, product management, sales and marketing.He is pursuing his PhD in Management from Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology,Chennai,India also the co-founder of Embright Infotech which is a technology driven company that specializes in products and services related to VR, AR, Mixed Reality, AI and IoT. Embright Infotech focuses on healthcare and well-being using Assistive Technology products for patients with Autism and relative disabilities. Under his leadership, his startup won the highest innovation grant BIRAC BIG 15 by the Govt. of India for the year 2020. The company has also won several other grants and awards inclusive of the TMA Adani Best Startup Award 2020. Bobin earned his bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Mar Baselious College of Engineering and Technology,Trivandrum, Kerala ,India. He did his Master’s in Business Administration with a specialization in Operations and Human Resource from College of Engineering Trivandrum. He also specialized in Business Venture Management from IIM Kozhikode, India. He is a versatile and seasoned management professional with proven skills in business growth strategies