2016 SMS Annual Conference in Berlin

We are proud of the research teams that came together at this first IACMENA Workshop who were accepted to present their work during the 2016 SMS Annual Conference in Berlin. We hope to see additional research projects develop through these workshops and be presented and published in the upcoming years!

2015 IACMENA Workshop

Judge Business School
University of Cambridge


The IACMENA 2015 workshop in Cambridge, United Kingdom offered 19 MENA doctoral students and junior faculty members a unique opportunity to team up, collaborate, and build research projects about the region. Participants were provided a unique opportunity to learn, apply and develop theory in the context of the MENA region, generate novel research, and provide businesses and policy makers with insights on how to help in creating new businesses and in growing established enterprises.

Senior Scholars for this workshop included:

  • Gary Dushnitsky, London Business School
  • Isin Guler, Sabanci Universitesi
  • Michael Hitt, Texas A&M University and Texas Christian University
  • Dovev Lavie, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
  • Brian Silverman, University of Toronto
  • Andrew Shipilov, INSEAD
  • Shaker Zahra, University of Minnesota

Sponsors for the Workshop

Workshop Directors

picture of Allegre Hadida
Allegre Hadida
University of Cambridge
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Niron Hashai
The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya
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Rasmi Kokash
McMaster University