Josiane Fahed-Sreih

Lebanese American University

Dr. Josiane Fahed-Sreih is a full-time Associate Professor of Management in the School of Business at the Lebanese American University. She is the founder and currently the Director of the Institute of Family and Entrepreneurial Business at the Lebanese American University. She is currently the Chairperson of the departments of Hospitality Management and Marketing at the Lebanese American University. She served as an Associate Chair to the Department of Management. She holds a Ph-D from the Sorbonne University and is a fellow member of the Family Firm Institute, USA. She holds the responsibility of the Middle East Coordinator for the Family Firm Institute, USA. She is a Family Wealth and a Family Business Consultant. She is the winner of the 2007 International Award on family Business from the Family Firm Institute in the US, in recognition for outstanding achievement in furthering the understanding of family business issues that occur between two or more countries. She participated in organized international conferences, workshops, and seminars. She has presented in major conferences locally and internationally and consulted on management issues in many countries and especially the Middle East: Saudi Arabia, Dubai, Jordan, Kuwait, Syria, Qatar, Bahrain, Cyprus, France, and Lebanon. As a consultant Dr. Fahed-Sreih has worked with a number of family businesses on issues including generational transitions, developing business and family governance plans and structures; finding and articulating family missions and values, facilitating decision making and conflict resolution; setting managerial development, family compensation and employment policies, family dividends policies, family meetings and family retreats and many more. She currently sits on five boards of directors as a shareholder, one as a Chairman of the board, and one as an independent advisor in the private sector; she is also involved as an advisor on boards of community service organizations. She speaks regularly to trade and professional groups and presents her research in academic conferences worldwide. Her research interests are in Management, Family Business Management, Boards of Directors functioning and Corporate Governance.

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Since the dawn of civilization, humans were selected, allocated and organized based on their skills and job criteria. Today, the role of Human Resources (HR) professionals goes beyond recruitment and management of human capital. Human Resource Planning for the 21st Century tackles the current trends of human resource management (HRM) and human resource planning while highlighting certain roles that HR professionals are involved in. Human Resource Planning for the 21st Century explores HRM systems and their roles within a corporate setting, elaborates on HR plans for crises, uncovers the effects of downsizing on company brand and looks at the possible impact of globalization on corporate social responsibility and HRM.

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