Gulf University launches international conference on Human Resource Management (HRM)

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Manama, Nov. 22 (BNA): The Gulf University is set to launch its first international conference on Human Resource Management on November 29-30.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference will be held remotely via Zoom, under the patronage of the Chairperson Board of Trustees, Gulf University, Prof. Mona Rashid Al Zayani.

Well-known researchers and HRM specialists from around the world will participate and will contribute their valuable work in this field to the conference.

“We truly endorse research culture in our university and aim to strengthen the research environment through international collaborations and conferences to exchange novel Gulf University President, Dr Mohanad Al Mashadani, said.

“Our objective is to portray a positive and progressive image of the distinguished research environment that exists in the Kingdom of Bahrain and in our higher education institutions. This research environment will be a step forward in enhancing and supporting the national strategy for scientific research launched by the Higher Education Council”.

The conference will be marked by diversity as contributors and researchers from the local, regional and international society are participating with the most recent researches and issues in the field of HRM, Al Mashhadani added.

“‘I am glad that the Gulf University is at its best to add its share in the research and development, even in this time of pandemic. This conference on Human Resource Management is the second, coming after the first one held in October 2020 on digital media. The third conference is scheduled for December and will be on Interior Design Engineering.

The Chair of University Research Council, Dr.Tamer Alkadash, said the  conference would be held over two days and the key areas would include Human Resource Management in Multinational Companies, Ethical and Legal Issues in HRM, international approaches and practices of this field, the relation of culture & society with human resources, and labor laws.

The Gulf University has institutional accreditation and all its academic programs are accredited by the Education and Training Quality Authority Bahrain (BQA).