The University of Wollongong in Dubai (UOWD) is one of the UAE’s oldest and most prestigious universities with a proud, Australian heritage. Established in 1993 by the University of Wollongong in Australia, UOWD represented a very early Australian initiative in the UAE. From a small beginning at Almullah Plaza, through its landmark presence at Jumeirah Beach Road and to its current location at Dubai Knowledge Village, UOWD is recognized as being an integral part of Dubai. Today, as an independent UAE institution of higher education, UOWD attracts students not just from the UAE and Australia but from all over the world. Approximately 2,500 students comprising more than 80 nationalities are currently enrolled at UOWD and enjoy a quality academic experience.


Papers from 2017

Assessing the green supply chain management for the United Arab Emirates construction industry, Sreejith Balasubramanian and Balan Sundarakani


Do consumers consider Word of Mouth for crucial life decisions?, Ali Bhayani

A novel approach to frequency support in a wind integrated power system, M Deepak, Rajesh Abraham, Francisco M. Gonzalez-Longatt, David Greenwood, and Haile-Selassie Rajamani

Conformal dual-band textile antenna with metasurface for WBAN application, Fatin Nabilah Giman, Ping J. Soh, Mohd Jamlos, Herwansyah Lago, Azremi Abdullah Al-Hadi, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, and Nidhal Abdulaziz


STEM For Girls From Low Income Families: Making Dreams Come True, Zeenath Reza Khan and Gwendolyn Rodrigues


Ethical Consumerism and Apparel Industry - Towards a New Factor Model, Zeenath Reza Khan, Gwendolyn Rodrigues, and Sreejith Balasubramanian

Perceived benefits of national quality awards: a study of UAE's award winning organizations, Flevy Lasrado

Effectiveness of employee suggestion schemes - from critical success factors to outcomes, Flevy Lasrado, Bostjan Gomiscek, and Christopher Uzbeck

The excellence quest: a study of business excellence award-winning organizations in UAE, Flevy Lasrado and Christopher Uzbeck

A short proof of the McCoy conjecture in higher-dimensional classical continuous models of Kac types, Assane Lo


Contingency Factors Influencing Implementation of Physical Asset Management Practices, Damjan Maletic, Matjaz Maletic, Basim Al-Najjar, Katerina Gotzamani, Maria Gianni, T B. Kalinowski, and Bostjan Gomiscek

Theorising enterprise human capital training for India's information technology (IT) sector, Ashish Malik and Vijay Pereira

The organic industry in Australia: Current and future trends, Barry O'Mahony and Antonio Lobo


On body characterization for on-body radio propagation channel using wearable textile monopole antenna, Hasliza Rahim, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, Ping J. Soh, Nurbaizatul Hisham, Asmi Romli, Khatijjahhusna Abd Rani, Che Muhammad Nor Che Isa, Fairul Afza, and Ahmad Fuad

Evaluation of a broadband textile monopole antenna performance for subject-specific on-body applications, Hasliza Rahim, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, Ping J. Soh, and G Vandenbosch

Design of multiple-layer microwave absorbing structure based on rice husk and carbon nanotubes, Lee Yeng Seng, F Wee, Hasliza Rahim, MohamedFareq AbdulMalek, Y You, Z Liyana, and A Ezanuddin

The effect of TQM on organisational performance: empirical evidence from the textile sector of a developing country using SEM, Muhammad Shafiq, Flevy Lasrado, and Khalid Hafeez

Dural identity process for virtual community participation and impact of gender composition, Kathy Ning Shen, Fang Zhao, and Mohamed Khalifa

Innovative virtual and collaborative teaching methodologies, Mohamed K. Watfa and Diana M. Audi

Papers from 2016

Design of a 5.2 GHz circularly polarized textile patch antenna for on/off body radio propagation channel evaluation, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, Nidhal Abdulaziz, Habibur Rahman, Hasliza Rahim, M Fie, and Ping J. Soh

OLFinder: Finding opinion leaders in online social networks, Abolfazl Aleahmad, Payam Karisani, Masoud Rahgozar, and Farhad Oroumchian


Dimming control in visible light communication using RPO-OFDM and concatenated RS-CC, Afrah Ali and Nidhal Abdulaziz

A relational understanding of work-life balance of Muslim migrant women in the west: future research agenda, Faiza Ali, Ashish Malik, Vijay Edward Pereira, and Akram Al Ariss

Reducing employee turnover intention: a customer relationship management perspective, Olayemi A. Aliyu and Munyaradzi W. Nyadzayo

Understanding bring your own device (BYOD) and employee information security behaviors from a work-life domain perspective, Mohamed Al Askar and Kathy Ning Shen

Analysis of a hybrid wireless power harvester for low power applications, Md Rabiul Awal, Muzammil Jusoh, Thennarasan Sabapathy, Muhammad Ramlee Kamarudin, Hasliza Rahim, and Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek


Word of mouth in consumers purchase decisions: The moderating role of product type, Ali Bhayani

Do they pursue the same? A cross-culture research on career anchor of IT/IS personnel, Christina Ling-hsing Chang, Kathy Ning Shen, and Birdy Liu


Geometrical optics based path loss model for furnished Indoor environment, E M. Cheng, Z Abbas, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, K Y. Lee, K Y. You, S F. Khor, and M Afendi


Finite difference analysis of an open-ended, coaxial sensor made of semi- rigid coaxial cable for determination of moisture in Tenera oil palm fruit, E M. Cheng, Z Abbas, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, K Y. Lee, K Y. You, S F. Khor, J Hassan, and H Zainuddin

Reflection and dielectric measurement for salinity of water using microstrip loop antenna and dielectric probe, E M. Cheng, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, S F. Khor, K Y. You, K Y. Lee, M A. Rojan, S Abu Bakar, N F. Mohd Nasir, Z Zakaria, and W H. Tan


Optimal pilot matrix design for training-based channel estimation in MIMO communications, Y El Mouden and Nidhal Abdulaziz


Interactive computation of timbre spaces for sound synthesis control, Stefano Fasciani


TSAM: a tool for analyzing, modeling, and mapping the timbre of sound synthesizers, Stefano Fasciani

Social Inclusion of the Migrant Population in Dubai: A New Paradigm in Housing, Mohammed Firoz and Bhakti More


E-commerce adoption within an entrepreneurial context, Panagiotis Ganotakis and V Lindsay

Modelling the relationship between attribute satisfaction, overall satisfaction, and behavioural intentions in Australian ski resorts, John Hall, G Barry O'Mahony, and John Gayler

Emerging HRM perspectives on emotional intelligence, mindfulness and neurobiological science on organisational effectiveness, Peter Hosie, Arpana Sharma, L Herkenhoff, J A. Heydenfeldt, and R P.J. Kingshott

Portraying an employee performance management system based on multi-criteria decision analysis and visual techniques, Alessio Ishizaka and Vijay Edward Pereira

Attainment and enactment of leadership among women in the United Arab Emirates: Proposing relevant theoretical foundations, Payyazhi Jayashree and Valerie J. Lindsay


The determinants of tax haven FDI, Chris Jones and Yama Temouri

A proposed agile enterprise architecture framework, Tarek Kaddoumi and Mohamed K. Watfa

A query term re-weighting approach using document similarity, Payam Karisani, Masoud Rahgozar, and Farhad Oroumchian

Voltage-based storage control for distributed photovoltaic generation with battery systems, Joel Kennedy, Phil Ciufo, and Ashish P. Agalgaonkar

Learning to rank: new approach with the layered multi-population genetic programming on click-through features, Amir Hosein Keyhanipour, Behzad Moshiri, Farhad Oroumchian, Masoud Rahgozar, and Kambiz Badie


Learning to rank with click-through features in a reinforcement learning framework, Amir Hosein Keyhanipour, Behzad Moshiri, Maryam Piroozmand, Farhad Oroumchian, and Ali Moeini

Integration of data fusion and reinforcement learning techniques for the rank-aggregation problem, Amir Hosein Keyhanipour, Behzad Moshiri, Masoud Rahgozar, Farhad Oroumchian, and Ali Asghar Ansari


Educational application for special needs is a learning tool the way forward?, Zeenath Reza Khan, Yusra Y. Ibrahim, Sonia C. Sadhwani, and Sharifa T. Salum


Who Stole Me? Identity Theft on Social Media in the UAE, Zeenath Reza Khan, Salma Rakhman, and Arohi Bangera


STEM for girls from low income families - making dreams come true, Zeenath Reza Khan and Gwendolyn Rodrigues


Ethical consumerism and apparel industry - towards a new factor model, Zeenath Reza Khan, Gwendolyn Rodrigues, and Sreejith Balasubramanian


Restless n' youthful: Study into barriers young entrepreneurs face in Dubai, Zeenath Reza Khan and Mohaimeen Zahir

Business excellence in the United Arab Emirates through soft TQM, Flevy Lasrado

Critical success factors for employee suggestion schemes: A Literature review, Flevy Lasrado, Mohammed Zaki Arif, Aftab Haider Rizvi, and Chris Urdzik

Antecedents of consumer brand engagement and brand loyalty, Civilai Leckie, Munyaradzi W. Nyadzayo, and Lester W. Johnson


Izkustva uporabe rada pod naponom kod održavanja električnih instalacija u Sveučilišnom kliničkom centru Ljubljana, Viktor Lovrencic, Milorad Brekalo, Milos Pantos, Mario Perla, Matej Sinko, and Bostjan Gomiscek


Raziskava učinkov dela pod napetostjo na nizki napetosti med slovenskimi vzdrževalci električnih inštalacij in postrojev, Viktor Lovrencic, Damjan Maletic, Matjaz Maletic, Alenka Brezavscek, Milos Pantos, and Bostjan Gomiscek

Exploring the perceived value of social practice theories for business-to-business marketing managers, Sidney Lowe, Michel Rod, Astrid Kainzbauer, and Ki-Soon Hwang

A ubiquitous smart educational system: paving the way for big educational data, Aoun Lutfi, Fares Saidi, and Mohamed K. Watfa


Analytic hierarchy process application in different organisational settings, Damjan Maletic, Flevy Lasrado, Matjaz Maletic, and Bostjan Gomiscek


The role of contingency factors in physical asset management: An empirical examination, Damjan Maletic, Matjaz Maletic, Basim Al-Najjar, K Gotzamani, M Gianni, T B. Kalinowski, H Pacaiova, A Nagyova, and Bostjan Gomiscek


Ali obvladovanje fizičnega premoženja lahko vpliva na poslovno uspešnost organizacije?, Damjan Maletic, Matjaz Maletic, and Bostjan Gomiscek


Obvladovanje fizičnega premoženja - več kot le vzdrževanje, Damjan Maletic, Matjaz Maletic, and Bostjan Gomiscek


The impact of sustainability exploration and sustainability exploitation practices on the organisational performance: a cross-country comparison, Matjaz Maletic, Damjan Maletic, and Bostjan Gomiscek

A wearable textile dipole for search and rescue application, Ezzaty Faridah Nor Mohd Hussin, Ping J. Soh, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, Mohd Jamlos, Muhammad Fauzi, Herwansyah Lago, and Hasliza Rahim


Integrated broadband powerline and visible light communication (VLC) using OFDM and turbo coding, Nader Nassar and Nidhal Abdulaziz

The antecedents of customer loyalty: A moderated mediation model of customer relationship management quality and brand image, Munyaradzi W. Nyadzayo and Saman Khajehzadeh

Franchisee-based brand equity: The role of brand relationship quality and brand citizenship behavior, Munyaradzi W. Nyadzayo, Margaret J. Matanda, and Michael T. Ewing

The role of information communications technology in sustainable water management practice, G Barry O'Mahony, John Dalrymple, Elizabeth Levin, and Steven Greenland

An exploration of the role duality experienced by HR professionals as both implementers and recipients of HR practices: Evidence from the Indian Railways, Vijay Edward Pereira and Rita Fontinha

Reverse dependency: A longitudinal case study investigation into headquarter- subsidiary relationship in the context of an emerging economy, Vijay Edward Pereira, Surender Munjal, and M K. Nandakumar

Managing Yopatriates: A longitudinal study of generation Y expatriates in an Indian Multi National Corporation, Vijay Pereira, Ashish Malik, Liza Howe-Walsh, Surender Munjal, and Manjusha Hirekhan

An integrated customer relationship model to improve retention in hospitality services, Suvenus Prachayakupt, G Barry O'Mahony, and James F. Sillitoe

The impact of corporate response strategies to negative online word of mouth on complainers' brand attitude, Vahideh Rafiee and Kathy Ning Shen

Review of a dual band textile antenna, Habibur Rahman, Nidhal Abdulaziz, Mohd Fareq Abdul Malek, Ping J. Soh, Hasliza Rahim, Fatin Nabilah Giman, Badr M. Abdullah, and Mohammad Tariqul Islam


Energy efficiency of visible light communication using SEE-OFDM, Samavia Rizwan and Nidhal Abdulaziz

Factors that influence consumer adoption of e-government services in the UAE: A UTAUT model perspective, Gwendolyn Rodrigues, Jawahitha Sarabdeen, and Sreejith Balasubramanian


Financial integration and portfolio diversification: Evidence from CIVETS stock markets, Kashif Saleem, Osama Al-Hares, and Sheraz Ahmed

Culture inclusive Shariah corporate governance as a risk mitigation tool in Islamic banks, Jawahitha Sarabdeen

SME2EM: Smart mobile end-to-end monitoring architecture for life-long diseases, Mohamed A. Serhani, Mohamed El Menshawy, and Abdelghani Benharref

When do online consumers shop in an offline store: the moderating effects of product characteristics, Kathy Ning Shen, Yuanfeng Cai, and Zhaoyang Guo

Website design: place for luxury brands in cyberspace?, Kathy Ning Shen, Prakash Vel, and Mohamed Khalifa

Moving from the developing to the developed: compensation disparities of Chinese expatriates, Kathy Ning Shen and Xuanli Xie

Tourists' intention to visit food tourism destination: a conceptual framework, D Su, Lester W. Johnson, and G Barry O'Mahony


Designing a framework and research model for the logistics service providers innovation and adoption, Balan Sundarakani


Zmanjševanje dejavnikov tveganja za nastanek srčnožilnih bolezni pri pacientih, vodenih v referenčni ambulanti družinske medicine - vloga diplomirane medicinske sestre, Alenka Terbovc, Bostjan Gomiscek, and Ksenija Tusek-Bunc

Asymmetric causality between Australian inbound and outbound tourism flows, Abbas Valadkhani, Russell Smyth, and Barry O'Mahony


Social marketing, pester power and reverse socialization, Prakash Vel, Premi Mathew, and Estatira Shirkhodaee


Internal marketing - a pretence, Prakash Vel, Aakash M. Shah, and Sunita Mathur

Cloud computing and E-learning: potential pitfalls and benefits, Mohamed K. Watfa

Computer Based E-Healthcare Clinical Systems: A Comprehensive Survey, Mohamed K. Watfa, Hina Majeed, and Tooba Salahuddin

A new framework for cloud business process management, Mohamed K. Watfa, Nafez A. L Najjar, Jad Cheikha, and Nayef Buali

An innovative mobile application for M-learning, Mohamed K. Watfa, Nikiforos Rota, Henna Wadhwani, and Nsimba Kupessa

Implications of virtual project management on project management processes, Mohamed K. Watfa and Catherine Todd

An educational virtualization infrastructure, Mohamed K. Watfa, Vincent A. Udoh, and Said M. Al Abdulsalam

The impact of implementing green supply chain management practices on corporate performance, Hassan Younis, Balan Sundarakani, and Prakash Vel

Export commitment and the global financial crisis: perspectives from the New Zealand wine industry, Yang Yu and Valerie J. Lindsay

Understanding technology and people issues in Hospital Information System (HIS) adoption: Case study of a tertiary hospital in Malaysia, Nasriah Zakaria and Shafiz Affendi Mohd Yusof


Developing cultural sensitivity among Malaysian registered nurses as self-initiated expatriates in Saudi hospitals, Norhayati Zakaria, Bibi Yusuf, Asmat N. Abdul Talib, and Nasriah Zakaria

Papers from 2015


The use of Facebook as a customer engagement tool by newspapers in the UAE: an exploratory study, Amany Abdelkader Saad Abdel Aaty and Swapna Koshy