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Dr.Abdel Rahman Ahmed Abdel Rahman ASSISTANT DEAN FOR GRADUATE STUDIES -ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Academic RankAssociate Professor


  • Political Science

Research Interests:

  • External Debt Crisis, Transactional E-Government, Public Administration and Spirituality.


PhD in Political Science,Michigan State University.
University of Khartoum, International Islamic University (Malaysia), Sharjah University, Al Ghurair University.
Teaching, Research, and Community Service
The National Honors Society for Public Affairs and Administration in the United States (Member since 1985).
Spirituality and Public Administrative Values Transactional E-Government and Public Administrative Values
AbdelRahman, A. A. (2021): Government Information and Corruption: An Empirical ‎Investigation. University of Sharjah Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences ‎AbdelRahman A.A. (2018). Spirituality and Public Administration. In Farazmand A. (eds.) Global ‎Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Springer, Cham (Switzerland). ‎Peer-reviewed Chapter.‎ ‎AbdelRahman A.A. (2018).E-Government and Corruption. In Farazmand A. (eds.) Global ‎Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Springer, Cham (Switzerland). ‎Peer-reviewed Chapter ‎AbdelRahman, A.A. (2017). Artificial Ethnicity and the Hindrance of the Emergence of Cultural ‎Legitimation in Jordan. European Journal of Social Sciences 55 (3), 321-332‎ ‎AbdelRahman, A.A. (2014). An Empirical Model of the Adoption of Web-Enabled ‎Governmental Services. International Journal of Business Research and Development 3 (1), 8-17.‎ ‎AbdelRahman, A.A. (2012). Job Satisfaction among Expatriate and National Employees in an Arabian ‎Gulf Context. International Journal of Business Research and Development, 1 (1), 1-16‎ ‎AbdelRahman, A.A. (2011). Factors Affecting Stock Prices in the UAE Financial Markets. Journal of ‎Transnational Management, 1 (2011) 16‎ ‎AbdelRahman, A. A. (2011). Supervisor personality traits and supervisor-rated employee ‎performance. The International Journal of Professional Management, 2 (4), 1-28.‎ ‎AbdelRahman, A.A. (2010). Personality Traits and Job Performance in a Duty-Free Industry. ‎International Journal of Commerce and Management, 20 (1), 64-82. ‎ ‎AbdelRahman, A.A. (2008). A Context-Based Integrative Framework for E-Government Initiatives. ‎Government Information Quarterly, 25, 448-461.‎ ‎AbdelRahman, A.A. (1998). The Implementation and Results of IMF/World Bank-Supported ‎Agricultural Reforms: The Case of Sudan’s Gezira Scheme,” Northeast African Studies, 5 (2), 95 – 115. ‎ ‎AbdelRahman, A.A. (1996). Administrative Efficiency and Effectiveness: An Islamic Perspective. The ‎Islamic Quarterly, 40 (3), 139-154. ‎ ‎AbdelRahman, A. A. (1995). An Islamic Perspective on Organizational Motivation. The American ‎Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, 12 (2), 185-203.‎ AbdelRahman, A.A. (1995). The Domestic Origins of Sudan's External Debt Crisis. Intellectual ‎Discourse 3 (2), 153-179. ‎ ‎-AbdelRahman, A. A. (1996). Administrative Responsibility: An Islamic Perspective. The American ‎Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, 13 (4).‎
The Performance Framework of Federal Government Institutions from the Perspective of Competitiveness Efficiency Standards: A Field Study of the Views of Strategic Planning and Organizational Excellence Directors United Arab Emirates University, February 2016.
University of Sharjah Distinguished Research Prize (2009)
Training of Ajman Police Officers on Empowerment and Delegation.
My teaching philosophy encompasses three aspects. The first one pertains to equipping the student with sufficient and up-to-date conceptual and theoretical knowledge on the topic being studied. To convey this knowledge, I use state-of-the-art instructional technologies, notably the Blackboard System and PowerPoint presentations. The second aspect deals with linking the theoretical knowledge to the empirical world. More specifically, I use case studies to concretize the theory, concept, or model being studied. Students are encouraged to analyze actual case studies in their immediate environment against the backdrop of the theories, concepts, and models that they study. The third aspect deals with encouraging the student to think critically of the knowledge conveyed to him. In particular, the student is encouraged to assess the extent to which the theoretical/conceptual knowledge is socially relevant and, concomitantly, usable. More specifically and in the area of the social sciences, to what extent does this knowledge contribute to ameliorating local/regional conditions or otherwise realizing local/regional social and economic development objectives?
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