Sustainable Development and Social Responsibility—Volume 2

Proceedings of the 2nd American University in the Emirates International Research Conference, AUEIRC'18—Dubai, UAE 2018

  • Ahmed N. Al-Masri
  • Yousef Al-Assaf
Conference proceedings

Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Tareq T. Krishan, Rami S. Alkhawaldeh, Issam Al-Hadid, Rula Al Azawi, Saleh H. Al-Sharaeh
    Pages 25-31
  3. Dusko Tomic, Eldar Saljic
    Pages 41-47
  4. Vikas Rao Naidu, Baldev Singh, Khadija Al Farei, Noor Al Suqri
    Pages 129-132
  5. Mohammed Alhashemi, Omar Albadwawi, Ibraheem Almansouri
    Pages 149-155
  6. Kamen Spassov, Denisa Chekresi, Gerta Dervisi, Enduena Lleshanaku, Maria Velichkova
    Pages 157-165
  7. Vladimir Tomašević, Tatjana Ilić-Kosanović, Damir Ilić
    Pages 229-235
  8. Adel Khelifi, Saleha Hashmi, Feras Darwich, Sarah Ali, Ali Al Tenaiji
    Pages 251-262
  9. Anwar Hamdan, Nada Murad, Marah Abdelrazeq, Sadeque Hamdan, Imad Alsyouf, Maamar Bettayeb
    Pages 279-283
  10. Evan K. Paleologos, Abdel-Mohsen O. Mohamed, Eric Canal-Forgues
    Pages 285-294
  11. D. F. Antiado, Fermin G. Castillo, S. Y. Marzouki, M. I. Tawadrous
    Pages 349-359
  12. Mrabet Jihene, Riadh Ben Rejeb, Pascal Le Maléfan
    Pages 361-371
  13. Fermin G. Castillo
    Pages 373-380
  14. William Cornwell
    Pages 399-404

About these proceedings


This book gathers high-quality research papers presented at the 2nd AUE international research conference, AUEIRC 2018, which was organized by the American University in the Emirates, Dubai, and held on November 13th-15th, 2018. The book is broadly divided into two main sections: Sustainability and Smart Business, and Sustainability and Creative Industries. The broad range of topics covered under these sections includes: risk assessment in agriculture, corporate social responsibility and the role of intermediaries, the impact of privatizing health insurance, political events and their effect on foreign currency exchange, the effect of sustainable HR practices on financial performance, sustainability integration in the supply chain and logistics, gender inequality in the MENA economies, the panel data model, the model of sustainable marketing in the era of Industry 4.0, micro-enterprises as a tool for combating unemployment, the impact of financial education and control on financial behavior, measuring financial and asset performance in agricultural firms, a comprehensive strategic approach to sustainability in the UAE, sustainability and project finance, HR analytics, FaD or fashion for organizational sustainability, a conceptual framework of sustainable competitive advantages, psychology of organizational sustainability, Blockchain technology and sustainability, veganism and sustainability, institution building from an emotional intelligence perspective, sustainable concrete production using CWP, occupants’ behavior and energy usage in Emirati houses, the effect of shop lighting on consumer behavior, multimedia applications in digital transformation art, integrating biomimicry principles in sustainable architecture, experimental sustainable practices in fashion education, technology-assisted student-centered learning for civil engineering, and a 10-step design process for architectural design studios. All contributions present high-quality original research work, findings and lessons learned in practical development.


Smart Business Creative Industries Sustainable Education Human Security and Legislation Education

Editors and affiliations

  • Ahmed N. Al-Masri
    • 1
  • Yousef Al-Assaf
    • 2
  1. 1.Dubai International Academic CityAmerican University in DubaiDubaiUnited Arab Emirates
  2. 2.Rochester Institute of TechnologyDubaiUnited Arab Emirates

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-32901-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-32902-0
  • Series Print ISSN 2522-8714
  • Series Online ISSN 2522-8722
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