The Board of Trustees of the Sharjah Prize for Doctoral Theses in Administrative Sciences in the Arab World approved the report of the jury and the results of the evaluation that resulted in the selection of award winners at its eighteenth session 2019. The online meeting chaired by Mr. Abdullah Salem Al-Tarifi, Chairman of the Board Award trustees, in the presence of Dr. Nasser Al-Hattlan Al-Qahtani, Director General of the Arab Administrative Development Organization – Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees, members of the Board of Trustees, and Secretary General of the Award. After the study, the Board approved the recommendations of the jury and the names of the award winners were announced as follows:
In the Administrative Sciences category, Dr. Farid Mahmoud Abdullah Al-Amiri (United Arab Emirates) won the first place for a thesis entitled “Success factors of business incubators for the development of entrepreneurial practices in the UAE”, and Dr. Muhammad bin Hamdan Al-Anzi (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) won the second place Saudi Arabia) for a thesis entitled “An Empirical Comparative Survey on Institutional Excellence Models in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia”, and Dr. Hassan Suhail Muhammad Garrah (Syrian Arab Republic) won the third place for a thesis entitled “The effect of the interaction of formal and informal institutions on the growth of entrepreneurial activity, analysis A statistical dashboard for emerging economies.
In the Financial Sciences category, Dr. Ahmed Hani Hammoud Al-Damour (Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan) won the first place for a thesis entitled “The effect of the general framework for the reliability of accounting information systems as an internal control system on business performance through the quality of financial reports as a mediating factor: an integrative model.” The second place went to Dr. Abdul Rahman bin Ali Al-Jabr (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) for a thesis entitled “Study of the design of cost systems applied in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia using the conditional theory”, and the third place went to Dr. Hamad Salmeen Saeed bin Al-Zawah (Republic of Yemen) for a thesis entitled The effects of resilience of information technology infrastructure and IT capabilities and the role of intellectual capital as an intermediate variable on banking performance.
It is noteworthy that the award was established in 2001 with the support and patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah, and in cooperation with the Arab Administrative Development Organization – the League of Arab States.