Dr Souad Mohamed is a Senior Lecturer in Business Information and Knowledge Innovation Management. She is also the Westminster Business School's Representative in Middle East & North Africa. She teaches across many undergraduate and post-graduate courses and has supervised numerous postgraduate research projects. She leads on subjects such as Knowledge Innovation Management, Web-enabled Business, Global Business Communications, Leading the Knowledge based Organisations and People Organisations’ Management. Souad’s key expertise is in social science research methods in general, and qualitative research approaches in particular. She has developed, delivered and led the overseas research-methods collaborative doctoral programme for the University of Westminster in London and HAAGA-HELIA in Helsinki. Dr Souad Mohamed has undertaken her leadership development in the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education in the UK. She has significant leadership experience and effective management expertise gained through executive roles such as Chairperson, member of board of trustees, Governor, National Curriculum Co-ordinator, Programme Co-ordinator and Information Communication Technology Manager.
Dr Mohamed teaches across many courses and subjects at Westminster Business School including:
Postgraduate: Leading the Knowledge Based Organisations; People Organizations & Management; Knowledge Management; Information Management; and Research Methods.
Undergraduate: Innovation & Creativity, Knowledge Innovation Management; Online Social Entrepreneurship; Web-enabled Business; Communication for Global Business; Human Computer Interaction; Project Management; Information Systems for Management; Employability and Professional Competences; Business Research and Professional Practice.
Supervision: PhD, MBA, MA, MSc and sandwich year Undergraduate placements.
Dr Mohamed's multidisciplinary research interests include Knowledge Innovation Management; Knowledge Management; Information Systems’ and Information Management and Leadership Development. He research focuses on Small Medium Enterprises and the management of ‘knowledge leakage’, knowledge capture, the effect of knowledge and experience flows on organisations, the development of the concept of ‘knowledge leakage’ and its impact on organisational productivity. Her wider research interests include the assessment and management of the direct and indirect costs of Information System implementation and hence Human and Socio-technical considerations of technology adoption in the service sector. Her recent research focuses on women empowerment and leadership development in the Middle East.
She has written and presented several successful publications in refereed journals, national and international conferences. She is on the Editorial board for the Journal of Healthcare Delivery Reform Initiatives and the International Journal of Sociotechnology and Knowledge Development.