COBA - Dean's Publications

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College of Business Administration (COBA) Dean’s Publications

Nabil Sultan
(DAS, MPA, MSc, PhD [Liverpool], FHEA, CITP, FCMI, FIKE, MIoD)
Dean of the College of Business Administration
A’Sharqiyah University
Ibra
Sultanate of Oman
Visiting Professor
Servant Leadership Centre for Research and Education
Vrije Universiteit
Amsterdam,
The Netherlands

Publications

Conference Leadership

Conference Leadership
Conference track (under the title ’Vision and Reality: The Building of Post-Oil Arab Cities’ in the European Academy of Management , EURAM 2009, 11–14 May 2009, Liverpool, UK.
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Conference track (under the title ’Can ICT provide the inspiration and motivation for cultural changes in organizations?’ in the European Academy of Management, EURAM, 1–4 June 2011, Tallinn, Estonia.
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Conference track (under the title ’Green and Utility ICTs: New Innovations to Overcome the World’s Woes!’) the European Academy of Management, EURAM, 6–8, June 2012, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
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Conference track (under the title’(Understanding Knowledge and Learning Management in an Information Super Rich and Culturally Diverse World’) the European Academy of Management, EURAM,  6–8, June 2012, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
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Conference track (under the title “Innovation through IT, Crowd-sourcing, and Social Networks’, the European Academy of Management, EURAM, 26–29 June 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.
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Conference track (under the title “The Best Things in Life are Cheap and Simple: How Organizations are Managing Their Knowledge’), the European Academy of Management conference, EURAM,  26–29 June 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.
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Workshop Co-chair and Organiser (under the title ’Online Servant-Leadership: Myth or Reality?’), IADIS International Conference, 24 July 2013, Prague, Czech Republic.
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Conference and Symposium Papers
Sultan, N., Weir, D and Metcalfe, B  2009, ’The “Future” Cities of the Arabian Gulf: Realities and Aspirations’, the European Academy of Management, EURAM , 11–14 May 2009, Liverpool, UK.
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Metcalfe, B., Saunders, M., Sultan, N. and Weir, D 2009, ’Women’s Empowerment in the Gulf States: Shaping Economies, Politics And Culture’, the European Academy of Management, EURAM, 11–14 May 2009, Liverpool, UK.
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Weir, D., Sultan, N and Metcalfe, B 2009, ’Dealing with Post-Oil Economies: Towards Knowledge-Based Economies: Some Examples from the Arab
Middle East’, the European Academy of Management, EURAM, 11–14 May 2009, Liverpool, UK.
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Sultan, N and Weir, D 2009, ’Leadership in the Middle East: Alternative Modes of Decision-Making Practices’, Worldly Leadership Summit, 22-23 September 2009, Ross-on-Wye, UK.
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Sultan, N and Weir, D 2010, ’Hadhramis: The Great Entrepreneurial Leaders of Arabia’, the European Academy of Management, EURAM, 19–22 May 2010, Rome, Italy.
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Sultan, N., Presland, P., Whitfield, A and Blakeway, S 2010, ’Approaches to Improve Academic Writing: The Case of a Liverpool Academy’, Flying Start Symposium, 10 June 2010, Liverpool Hope University.
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Sultan, N. 2010, ’Cloud Computing and SMEs: a Match made in the Recession!’, ISBE (The Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship) Conference, 2–4 November 2010, London, UK.
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Sultan, N and Weir, D 2010, ’Reflections on the Entrepreneurial and Servant Leadership Qualities of Hadhramis (Yemen’s Most Successful Class of Businessmen)’, Symposium entitled: ’Servant-Leadership: Higher Educational Needs and Challenges in a Global Perspective’ organised bythe Servant Leadership Centre for Research and Education (SERVUS), 22 November 2010, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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Sultan, N and Van de Bunt, S 2011, ’Organizational Culture and Cloud Computing: Coping with a Disruptive Innovation’, the European Academy of Management, EURAM, 1–-4 June 2011, Tallinn, Estonia.
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Van de Bunt, S and Sultan, N 2011 ’The New Technology-mediated and Peer-supported Learning Environment: The Case of E-learning and Online-Servant-Leadership’, the European Academy of Management, EURAM, 2011, 1– 4 June 2011, Tallinn, Estonia.
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Sultan, N, 2011, ’Aljazeera: Media or Medium of Change in the Arab Word?’, Gulf Research Meeting, 6 – 9 July 2011, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.
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Sultan, N and Sultan, Z 2012, ’The Application of Utility ICT in Healthcare Management and Life Science Research: a New Market for a Disruptive Innovation?’, the European Academy of Management, EURAM, 2012, 6–-8, June 2012, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
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Sultan, N 2012, ’Managing Knowledge in an Information Super Rich World: Does Self-discipline Have a Role to Play?, the European Academy of Management, EURAM, 2012, 6–8 June, 2012, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
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Sultan, N 2012, ’Making Use of Disruptive Innovations: The Case of Knowledge Management’, The International Conference on Organizational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities (OLKC), 25–27 April 2012, Valencia, Spain.
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Sultan, N, 2012, ’The Energy Challenge of the Post-Oil GCC’, Gulf Research Meeting, 11-14 July, 2012, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK.
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Sultan, N, 2012, ’Reflections on a Class of Yemeni Entrepreneurs:  A Case Study of Leadership and Ethics’, Symposium entitled ’Servant-Leadership Across the Orient’, organised by  the Servant Leadership Centre for Research and Education (SERVUS), 24 September 2012, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands .
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Sultan, N, 2012, ’A New Era for Energy and the Environment: The Implications of Shale Gas for the Future Prosperity and Stability of the GCC Countries’, Global Environmental Change and Human Security (GECS), 22–24 November 2012, Marrakesh, Morocco.
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Sultan, N, 2012, ’Innovations in the Age of the Cloud: How Life Science and Healthcare Enterprises and Professionals are Exploiting the New ICT Service Delivery’, ISA RC52 Sociology of Professional Groups Interim. Conference theme: Professions and Enterprise, University Campus Suffolk, 11–12 November, 2012, Ipswich, UK.
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Sultan, N, 2013, ’Learning Democracy from the World: New Media and Higher Education’, Conference theme’ Making Morocco a Burgeoning democracy: The Key and Strategic Role of Higher Education in Preparing Engaged and Leading Citizens’, A conference sponsored by theAlumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF), 25–26 February 2013, Marrakesh, Morocco.
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Sultan, N. 2013.’Leading is Serving:  An Islamic Perspective of Servant-Leadership’, Symposium entitled ’Servant-Leadership Across Servant-Leadership Across Communities’, organised by  Servant Leadership Centre for Research and Education (SERVUS), 22 April 2013, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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Sultan, N, 2013, ’The Cloud Phenomenon: The Making of a Disruptive and Democratising Innovation’, the European Academy of Management conference, EURAM , 26–29 June 2013, Istanbul, Turkey.
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Sultan, N. 2013.’Shaping the Future Education and Learning: How New Innovations are Impacting the World’, EURAM, 26–29 June, Istanbul, Turkey, 2013.
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Sultan, N,  2013, ’Cloud Computing and the Web: Their Potential Disruption of The Digital and Education Divide’, 6th EuroMed Conference, 23-24 September 2013, Cascais, Portugal.
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Van de Bunt, S., Sultan, N and Weir, D. 2013.’Talent Development in the Arab e-Classroom’, IADIS International Conference, 24 July 2013, Prague, Czech Republic.
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Sultan, N 2013, ’Servant vs. Self-servant Leadership: Reflections on the Arab Spring’, Symposium entitled ’Servant-Leadership Across Generations’, organised by  the Servant Leadership Centre for Research and Education (SERVUS), 27 September, 2013, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
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Sultan, N, 2013, ’The Servitization of the IT Industry: The Cloud Computing Paradigm’. International Conference on Business  Servitization, 7–8 November 2013, Granada, Spain.
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Sultan, N 2014, ’MOOCs: A Disruptive Innovation for Higher Education?’. 4th Annual Gulf Education Conference and Exhibition, 31 March–1 April 2014, London, UK.
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Sultan, N. 2014.’Can MOOCs and Other Disruptive Innovations Democratise Education?’. 4th QS-MAPLE Conference and Exhibition, 6–8 May 2014, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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Sultan, N 2014, ’Education as a Service (EaaS): The MOOCs Phenomenon’. 11th Learning and Technology Conference, 24 February, 2014, Effat University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
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Sultan, N 2014, ’The Servitization of IT and Education Through Cloud and MOOCs’, The Spring Servitization Conference, Aston Business School, Aston University, Birmingham, UK, Date: 12 – 14 May 2014.
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Sultan, N. and Van de Bunt, S 2014, ’Education for the World: Will MOOCs Impact How We Learn in the Future?’, the European Academy of Management, EURAM, 4–7 June 2014, Valencia, Spain.
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Sultan, N. and Van de Bunt, S 2014, ’Transcultural Challenges for Open Online Learning’, 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, 1–5 August 2014, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (USA).
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Sultan, N 2015, ’Wearable Technology: Potential and Challenges for Education and Knowledge Management’, 12th Learning and Technology Conference, 12–13 April 2015, Effat University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
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Sultan, N. 2015, ’Beating the odds:  A story of pain and success from the land of Sheba’. Symposium entitled ’Servant-Leadership Across Times of Crises’, organised by  the Servant Leadership Centre for Research and Education (SERVUS),  Vrije Universiteit, 4 May 2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

Book Editing

Book Editing
Sultan, N and Weir, D 2011, From Critique to Action: the Practical Ethics of the Organisational World, Cambridge Scholars.
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Sultan, N., Weir, D and Karake Z 2011, Managing People and Wealth: The New Post-Oil Arab Gulf, London: Al-Saqi.
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Sultan, N and Weir, D 2013, From Critique to Action: the Practical Ethics of the Organisational World (New Insights), Cambridge Scholars.
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Sultan, N and Jamal Al-Lail, H 2015, Creative Learning and MOOCs: Harnessing the Technology for a 21st Century Higher Education,Cambridge Scholars.
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Book Chapters

Book Chapters
Sultan, N., Metcalfe. B and Weir, D 2011, ’Building the Foundation for a Post-Oil Era: The Case of the GCC Countries’, in The New Post-Oil Arab Gulf: Managing People and Wealth, eds N Sultan, D Weir, D and Z Karake, London: Al-Saqi, pp. 15–44.
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Weir, D., Sultan, N and Metcalfe, B 2011, ’The Arabian Gulf as Knowledge-based Economies: The Challenge’, in The New Post-Oil Arab Gulf: Managing People and Wealth, eds N Sultan, D Weir, D and Z Karake, London: Al-Saqi, pp. 73–96.
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Metcalfe, B., Sultan, N., and Weir, D 2011, ’The Role of Women in the Arabian Gulf in a Post-Oil Future’, in The New Post-Oil Arab Gulf: Managing People and Wealth, eds N Sultan, D Weir, D and Z Karake, London: Al-Saqi, pp. 143–174.
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Sultan, N 2011,’Making a Difference in a Troubled Country: The Case of Entrepreneurial and Female Leadership in Yemen’, in Leadership Development in the Middle East, eds B. D Metcalfe and F Mimouni, Edward Elgar, pp. 297–327.
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Sultan, N 2011,’The Choice of Good and Evil: The Issue of Computer Ethics’, in From Critique to Action: the Practical Ethics of the Organisational World , eds N Sultan and D Weir, Cambridge Scholars, pp. 210–230.
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Sultan, N., Van de Bunt, S., Davidson, C., Senteni, A and Weir, D 2012, ’e-Learning in the Arab Gulf: Responding to the Changing World of Education’ in The Gulf Cooperation Council Economies: Stepping up to Future Challenges, eds  M.A  Ramady, Springer, pp. 33–49.
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Sultan, N 2012 ’Working for a Sustainable GCC Future: Reflections on Policies and Practices’ in The Gulf Cooperation Council Economies: Stepping up to Future Challenges, ed M. A  Ramady, Springer, pp. 3–10.
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Sultan. N., Sharma, A, and Weir, D 2012, ’Going Nuclear in the GCC Countries: Rationale, Challenges and Politics’ in The Gulf Cooperation Council Economies: Stepping up to Future Challenges, ed M. A  Ramady, Springer, pp. 59–68.
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Sultan, N 2013, ’A Culture of Ethics and Social Responsibility: How a Class of Yemeni Businessmen Made it Work for Everyone’, in From Critique to Action: the Practical Ethics of the Organisational World (New Insights), eds NSultan and D Weir, D, Cambridge Scholars, pp. 295–314.
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Sultan, N 2013 ’Coping with Information Overload: Reflections and Solutions’, in Shedding New Lights on Organizational Learning, Knowledge and Capabilities, eds  J Alegre, R Chive, A Fernández and L Ferreras, Cambridge Scholars, pp. 221–235.
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Sultan, N 2015, ’A New Era for Energy and the Environment: The Nightmare Scenario of Shale Gas for the Arab Gulf Countries’, inEnvironmental Change and Human Security in the Middle East and Africa, eds M Behnassi and K McGlade, Springer.
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Sultan, N 2015, ’The Implications of Cloud Computing for Global Enterprise Management’, in New Perspectives on the Challenges and Future Developments of Global Enterprise Management, ed,  A Camillo, Palgrave McMillan.
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Journal Articles

Journal Articles
Sultan, N 1993, ‘Bureaucratic Corruption as a Consequence of the Gulf Migration: The Case of North Yemen’, Crime, Law and Social Change. vol. 19, no. 4, pp. 379–393. Peer-reviewed. (Impact factor: 0.346). Published by Springer.
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Sultan, N 2010, ‘Cloud Computing in Education: A New Dawn?’, International Journal of Information Management. vol. 30, no. 2, pp. 109–116. Peer-reviewed. (Impact factor: 2.042). Published by Elsevier.
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Sultan, N., Presland, S. and Pullin, A 2010, ’Proactive Student Feedback: A Three-Stage Bi-directional Approach’, Pedagogical Research In Maximising Education, vol. 4, no.1. Published by Liverpool Hope University.
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Sultan, N 2011, ’Reaching for the ‘cloud’: How SMEs Can Manage’, The International Journal of Information Management, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 272–278. Peer-reviewed. (Impact factor: 2.042). Published by Elsevier.
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Sultan, N and Van de Bunt 2012, ’Organizational Culture and Cloud Computing: Coping with a Disruptive Innovation’, Technology Analysis & Strategic Management. vol. 24. no. 2, pp. 167–179. Peer-reviewed. (Impact factor: 0.701). Published by Taylor & Francis.
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Van de Bunt and Sultan, N 2012, ’Servant-leadership: the Online Way! E-learning where Community Building is Key’, The European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning (EURODL). Peer-reviewed.
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Sultan, N 2012, Book Review of N. Janardhan,’Boom amid Gloom: The Spirit of Possibility in the 21st Century Gulf (Reading: Ithaca, 2011, 236 pages); Journal of Arabian Studies. vol. 2, no. 2, pp.  248–250. Published by Taylor & Francis.
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Sultan, N 2013, ’The Challenge of Shale to the Post-Oil Dreams of the Arab Gulf’. The Energy Policy Journal. Peer-reviewed. (Impact factor 2.723). vol. 60, no. 1, pp. 13–20. Published by ScienceDirect.
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Sultan, N 2013, ’Knowledge Management in the Age Cloud Computing and Web 2.0: Experiencing the Power of Disruptive Innovations’, The International Journal of Information Management, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 160–165. Peer-reviewed, (Impact factor: 2.042). Published by Elsevier.
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Sultan, N 2013, ’Cloud Computing: A Democratising Force?’, The International Journal of Information Management, Peer-reviewed,. (Impact factor: 2.042). vol. 33, no. 5. 2, pp. 810–815.  Published by Elsevier.
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Sultan, N 2013, ’The Aljazeera:  Reflections on the Arab Spring’, The Journal of Arabian Studies. Peer-reviewed, vol. 3, no.2, pp. 249–264. Published by Taylor & Francis.
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Sultan, N 2013, ’Living the Realities of an Information Super Rich World’, Review of Enterprise and Management Studies, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 1–10. Peer-reviewed. Published by School of Business, Leadership and Enterprise, University Campus Suffolk.
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Sultan, N 2013, ’Problems of British Students’ Academic Writing: Can Academia Help Improve the Writing Skills of Tomorrow’s Professionals?’,Industry and Higher Education, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 139–147. Peer-reviewed. Published by IP Publishing Limited.
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Javorska, J., Sultan, N, Thomas, W 2014, ‘Profiling Twenty-First-Century Workplaces and the Rise of Stress’. Review of Enterprise and Management Studies, vol.1, no. 2, pp. 47–62. Peer-reviewed. Published by School of Business, Leadership and Enterprise, University Campus Suffolk.
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Sultan, N 2014, ’Making Use of Cloud Computing for Healthcare Provision: Opportunities and Challenges’. International Journal of Information Management. vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 177–184. Peer-reviewed. (Impact factor: 2.042). Published by Elsevier.
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Sultan, N 2014, ’Discovering the potential of cloud computing in accelerating the search for curing serious illnesses’. International Journal of Information Management. Peer-reviewed. vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 221–225. (Impact factor: 2.042). Published by Elsevier.
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Sultan, N 2014, ’Servitization of the IT Industry: The Cloud Phenomenon’, Strategic Change. Peer-reviewed. vol. 23, no. 5-6, pp. 375–388. Published by John Wiley & Sons.
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Sultan, N 2014, ’How the Cloud is Impacting Global Business’, Review of Enterprise and Management Studies, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 1–17. Peer-reviewed. Published by School of Business, Leadership and Enterprise, University Campus Suffolk.
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Sultan, N 2015, ’Reflective Thoughts on the Potential and Challenges of Wearable Technology for Healthcare Provision and Medical Education’,International Journal of Information Management, . Peer-reviewed. (Impact factor: 2.042). In Press: DOI: 10.1016/j.ijinfomgt.2015.04.010. Published by Elsevier.
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