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Dr. Magdy M. Hussein joined Northwestern Polytechnic University School of Business as a Professor of Management and Organizations in September 2006. Earlier to NPU, Dr. Magdy taught as an adjunct at International Technological University, National University and Chaired the Business Administration Department at Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University.
Dr. Magdy’s primary research areas of interest include Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility. He believes that ethics is strategic and critical from the absolute core business perspective. Without ethics the end will always be similar to Enron. Dr. Magdy balances his approach of social responsibility between shareholders’ right of unregulated ownership and employees’ right of tenure. The time of getting together and compromising out absolute power is the beginning to have healthy workplace and flourished middleclass once again.
Prior to teaching in higher education, Dr. Magdy worked in the industry for 25 years in areas of broadcasting system engineering, computer network design, and medical equipment. He learned a lot through his international business travel. Therefore, Dr. Magdy brings new out-of-the box ideas of stabilizing employment relationship and sustaining business success.
Dr. Magdy received his B.S.SE.E. from the University of Helwan, his M.B.A. from University Phoenix and Ph.D. in Organizational Management from Capella University.
Dr. Magdy’s Selective Publication:
Hussein, M. (2007), Corporate social responsibility from the corporate perspective: A Delphi study of selected information technology companies. University of Michigan.
Hussein, M. (2008), Fine-tuning KLD corporate responsibility performance criteria: exploring corporate executives’ standpoint. Second National University Research and Scholarship Conference. National University.
Hussein, M. (2009), Hiring and firing with ethics, Human Resources International Digest.
Hussein, M. (2010), Corporate social responsibility: finding the middle ground, Social Responsibility Journal.