Dr Ayham Jaaron

Job: Senior Lecturer in Business and Management

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: 0116 366 4270

E: ayham.jaaron@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk

 

Personal profile

Ayham Jaaron is currently a Senior Lecturer in Business and management at the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship of De Montfort University, Leicester. Before this, he was an Associate Professor at the Industrial Engineering Department of An-Najah national University in Palestine 2010-2019. During this time, Ayham served as Head of Industrial Engineering Department for three consecutive years 2011-2014, and also served as Director of Quality Assurance Unit of the University 2014-2016.

Ayham is recognized for his expertise and contributions to the quality of education in Palestine. He led the largest ABET Accreditation project in the region for seven engineering programs simultaneously at An-Najah National University, that resulted in a successful ABET Accreditation process.

He received his PhD degree (full time) in Manufacturing Engineering and Operations Management from the Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Loughborough University in 2010.

His research activities have recently focused on strategic management, sustainable manufacturing and Industry 4.0, service quality, resource utilization, organizational resilience, and green human resources management in the manufacturing and service sectors.

Research group affiliations

The Centre for Enterprise and Innovation (CEI)

Research interests/expertise

  • Strategic management in SMEs
  • Sustainable manufacturing and Industry 4.0
  • Organisational resilience
  • Green human resources management in the manufacturing and service sectors
  • Innovation Management
  • NGOs service quality

Areas of teaching

  • Strategic Management
  • Global Strategic Management

Qualifications

  • PhD. Manufacturing Engineering and Operations Management, Loughborough University, United Kingdom, July 2007 – July 2010
  • MSc. Engineering Management, First division, UET-Lahore, Pakistan, 2002 –2004
  • BSc. Mechanical Engineering, First Division, UET-Lahore, Pakistan, 1998 – 2002

Courses taught

Global Strategic Management and Strategic Management

Honours and awards

  • EPSRC full doctoral scholarship award at Loughborough University, UK, PhD 2007-2010.
  • Tempus Individual Mobility Grant (No. IMG-PS3019-2005): To co-operate on university/industry links and business incubator. Performed at Strathclyde University, UK, 2006.
  • Academic Fellowship Program Fund (Zamalah) awarded by Welfare Association and Bank of Palestine to conduct research at Loughborough University, UK, 2014.
  • An-Najah University Award for Scientific Research, awarded by Deanship of Scientific Research, 2015.
  • Best Paper Award, IEOM 2016 International Conference, held in Malaysia, awarded by the IEOM Society, USA, 2016
  • An-Najah University Award for Scientific Research, awarded by Deanship of Scientific Research, 2017.
  • An-Najah University Award for Scientific Research, awarded by Deanship of Scientific Research, 2018.

Membership of professional associations and societies

Affiliate member of the European Operations Management Association (EurOMA). Member Number: 112950.

Projects

  • Quality Assurance Expert: Quality Improvement Fund (QIF) - Education to Work Transition Project - Ministry of Education and Higher Education, funded by the World Bank for the project entitled: Linking with the Private Tourism Sector: The Tourism and Archaeology Department Curriculum Reform. 2014- 2016.
  • Quality Assurance Expert: Quality Improvement Fund’s (QIF) Education to Work Transition Project in partnership with the “Ministry of Education and Higher Education” and funded by the World Bank for the project entitled: Improvement of Students Skills towards Employment Enhancement. 2014- 2016.
  • Quality Assurance Expert: Tempus Project: Knowledge of Recognition Procedures in ENPI Countries (RecoNow). 2014-2016.
  • Senior Strategic Planning Expert: Strategic Planning Project Manager for An-Najah National University, 2014-2016. The project is mainly to come up with a 5-year strategic development plan for An-Najah National University (2016-2020) using stakeholder participation approach.
  • Academic Researcher: Design, Manufacture, and Engineering Management Department (DMEM) of the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, 2006.
  • Academic Researcher: Innovative Manufacturing and Construction Research Centre (IMCRC), Loughborough University, England, UK, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014.

Consultancy work

Research Project Manager: “Impact of Professional Training on Commercial/Freight Drivers in the Arab World”, Jadarah Group, funded by International Road Transport Union (IRU). May 2015- May 2016.

ORCID number

0000-0003-4190-0681

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