Sherif H. Kamel

Sherif H. KamelSherif H Kamel Kamel is vice president for information management (2015-present). He is the founding dean of the school of business at the American University in Cairo (2009-2014). He was associate dean for executive education (2008-2009), director of the Management Center (2002-2008) and director of the Institute of Management Development (2002-2006). Before joining AUC, he was director of the Regional IT Institute (1992-2001) and managed the training department of the Cabinet of Egypt Information and Decision Support Center (1989-1992). His research and teaching interests include management of information technology, information technology transfers to developing nations, organizational transformation, electronic business, decision support systems and entrepreneurship. His work is broadly published with over 150 articles, chapters and cases in IS and management journals and books. He is the editor of three books; E-Strategies for Technological Diffusion and Adoption: National ICT Approaches for Socioeconomic Development (2010), Electronic Business in Developing Countries: Challenges and Opportunities (2005) and Managing Globally with Information Technology (2003). He serves on the editorial and advisory board of a number of IS journals and he is the associate editor of the Journal of IT for Development and the Journal of Cases on Information Technology. Kamel won a number of organizational leadership awards for serving the IT community from International Conference on Information Resources Management, Canada (2015), Cabinet of Egypt (2011) and Information Resources Management Association, USA (1999). He won the best paper award of the International Conference on Information Resources Management (2016); and the American University in Cairo School of Business, Economics and Communication Excellence in Research Award (2005). He holds a PhD in information systems from London School of Economics and Political Science (1994), an MBA (1990), a BA in business administration (1987) and an MA in Islamic art and architecture (2013) from the American University in Cairo.

Publications

The Role of Innovative and Digital Technologies in Transforming Egypt Into a Knowledge-Based Economy
Sherif H. Kamel, Nagla Rizk. © 2019. 15 pages.
Digital technology, artificial intelligence, the internet of things, and innovative technology applications are gradually transforming businesses and governments in emerging...
The Growing Impact of ICT on Development in Africa
Sherif H. Kamel. © 2019. 13 pages.
Information and communication technology for development has been evolving for almost four decades, realizing business and socioeconomic development and growth and capitalizing...
The Potential Role of the Software Industry in Supporting Economic Development
Sherif H. Kamel. © 2019. 12 pages.
Emerging information technologies provide a solid and promising platform to support economic development. In that respect, the information and communication technology sector has...
The Impact of Creating a Business Intelligence Platform on Higher Education: The Case of the American University in Cairo
Sherif H. Kamel, Iman Megahed, Heba Atteya. © 2019. 28 pages.
In today's ever-changing global environment, the higher education industry is facing many diversified and evolving challenges and its landscape is becoming more competitive...
The Growing Impact of ICT on Development in Africa
Sherif H. Kamel. © 2018. 11 pages.
Information and communication technology for development has been evolving for almost four decades realizing business and socioeconomic development and growth and capitalizing on...
The Potential Role of the Software Industry in Supporting Economic Development
Sherif H. Kamel. © 2018. 11 pages.
Emerging information technologies provide a solid and promising platform to support economic development. In that respect, the information and communication technology sector has...
ICT Strategy Development: From Design to Implementation – Case of Egypt
Sherif Kamel, Nagla Rizk. © 2017. 19 pages.
Information and communication technology (ICT) is continuously setting the pace for a changing, competitive and dynamic global marketplace and representing an enabling platform...
ICT4D
Sherif H. Kamel. © 2015. 9 pages.
ICT and Building a Knowledge-Based Society in Egypt
Nagla Rizk, Sherif Kamel. © 2015. 20 pages.
This article aims to evaluate Egypt's progress on the road towards a knowledge society. The paper discusses the evolution and assesses the outcomes of ICT initiatives in...
Foreword
Sherif Kamel. © 2013. 4 pages.
This Foreword is included in the book Cases on Web 2.0 in Developing Countries: Studies on Implementation, Application, and Use.
The Egyptian National Post Organization Past, Present and Future: The Transformational Process Using ICT
Sherif Kamel. © 2013. 27 pages.
Over the last 20 years, the international postal sector has changed drastically due to several forces, including globalization, changing technology, greater demands for efficient...
ICT and Building a Knowledge-Based Society in Egypt
Nagla Rizk, Sherif Kamel. © 2013. 20 pages.
This article aims to evaluate Egypt’s progress on the road towards a knowledge society. The paper discusses the evolution and assesses the outcomes of ICT initiatives in place in...
The Egyptian National Post Organization Past, Present, and Future: The Transformational Process Using ICT
Sherif Kamel. © 2012. 28 pages.
Over the last 20 years, the international postal sector has changed drastically due to several forces, including globalization, changing technology, greater demands for efficient...
ICT Strategy for Development: Lessons Learnt from the Egyptian Experience in Developing Public-Private Partnerships
Sherif Kamel, Dina Rateb. © 2012. 19 pages.
Emerging information and communication technology (ICT) is setting the pace for a changing, competitive and dynamic global marketplace and representing an enabling platform for...
Electronic Commerce Prospects in Emerging Economies: Lessons from Egypt
Sherif Kamel. © 2012. 12 pages.
The information and communication technology (ICT) evolution is aggressively affecting many nations around the world, forcing changes and transformations to business and...
ICT Strategy4Development: Public-Private Partnerships—The Case of Egypt
Nagla Rizk, Sherif Kamel. © 2012. 19 pages.
In 2011, Egypt’s uprising was realized due to a large number of reasons, including the capitalization on information and communication technology (ICT) as an enabling platform....
Foreword
Sherif Kamel. © 2011. 2 pages.
This Foreword is included in the book Cases on Business and Management in the MENA Region: New Trends and Opportunities.
International Journal of Technology Diffusion (IJTD)
Ali Hussein Saleh Zolait. Est. 2010.
The International Journal of Technology Diffusion (IJTD) is an international journal publishing original scientific and quality research articles on management information...
Xceed: Pioneering the Contact Center Industry in Egypt
Sherif Kamel, Maha Hussein. © 2010. 26 pages.
The global spending on outsourcing has exceeded one trillion U.S. dollars in 2000 and it is expected to reach much higher heights by 2010. Outsourcing represents a major...
E-Strategies for Technological Diffusion and Adoption: National ICT Approaches for Socioeconomic Development
Sherif Kamel. © 2010. 390 pages.
Information and communication technology (ICT) innovations provide significant implications for business and socioeconomic development due to the role it plays in the diffusion...
Electronic Commerce Prospects in Emerging Economies: Lessons from Egypt
Sherif Kamel. © 2010. 12 pages.
The information and communication technology (ICT) evolution is aggressively affecting many nations around the world, forcing changes and transformations to business and...
The Egyptian National Post Organization Past, Present and Future: The Transformational Process Using ICT
Sherif Kamel. © 2010. 21 pages.
Over the last 20 years, the international postal sector has changed drastically due to several forces, including globalization, changing technology, greater demands for efficient...
Evolution of Electronic Procurement in Egypt: Case of Speedsend.com
Sherif Kamel. © 2010. 21 pages.
Emerging information and communication technology is driving transformation and change in the cyberspace. Speed, competition and globalization are key factors for development and...
ICT Strategy for Development: Lessons Learnt from the Egyptian Experience in Developing Public-Private Partnerships
Sherif Kamel, Dina Rateb. © 2010. 19 pages.
Emerging information and communication technology (ICT) is setting the pace for a changing, competitive and dynamic global marketplace and representing an enabling platform for...
Evolution of Electronic Procurement in Egypt: Case of Speedsend.com
Sherif Kamel. © 2009. 23 pages.
Emerging information and communication technology is driving transformation and change in the cyberspace. Speed, competition and globalization are key factors for development and...
Virtual Organizations in Post-Graduate Education in Egypt
Sherif Kamel. © 2009. 7 pages.
New online learning techniques lead to improved ways to investing in larger numbers of people and optimizing the use of resources. Respectively, virtual organizations are gaining...
The Software Industry in Egypt as a Potential Contributor to Economic Growth
Sherif Kamel. © 2009. 7 pages.
During the 1960’s computing was introduced to Egypt. Its use and applications was limited to the government and the public sector. During the 1980’s the introduction and...
Xceed: Pioneering the Contact Center Industry in Egypt
Sherif Kamel, Maha Hussein. © 2008. 25 pages.
The global spending on outsourcing has exceeded one trillion U.S. dollars in 2000 and it is expected to reach much higher heights by 2010. Outsourcing represents a major...
The Impact of the Role of the Government of Egypt on Electronic Commerce Development and Growth
Sherif Kamel, Ahmed Ghoneim, Sherine Ghoneim. © 2008. 19 pages.
Information and communication technology with a focus on the digital economy and the implications of the development of electronic commerce is increasingly playing an active role...
The Use of Information Technology in Teaching Accounting in Egypt: Case of Becker Professional Review
Khaled Dahawy, Sherif Kamel. © 2008. 18 pages.
The use of information and communication technology has become an integral component and a vital tool in teaching accounting. Over the last few decades, the blend of using...
Virtual Organizations in Post-Graduate Education in Egypt
Sherif Kamel. © 2008. 8 pages.
New online learning techniques lead to improved ways to investing in larger numbers of people and optimizing the use of resources. Respectively, virtual organizations are gaining...
The Use of Information Technology in Teaching Accounting in Egypt: Case of Becker Professional Review
Khaled Dahawy, Sherif Kamel. © 2006. 17 pages.
The use of information and communication technology has become an integral component and a vital tool in teaching accounting. Over the last few decades, the blend of using...
Assessing the Introduction of Electronic Banking in Egypt Using the Technology Acceptance Model
Sherif Kamel, Ahmed Hassan. © 2006. 25 pages.
The developments taking place in information and communication technology are increasing competition in financial institutions worldwide. Thus, the deployment of advanced...
DSS for Strategic Decision Making
Sherif Kamel. © 2006. 17 pages.
This chapter describes and analyzes the experience of the Egyptian government in spreading the awareness of information technology and its use in managing socio-economic...
Electronic Business in Developing Countries: Opportunities and Challenges
Sherif Kamel. © 2005. 442 pages.
Most of the literature covering electronic business focuses on the developed world. Electronic Business in Developing Countries: Opportunities and Challenges provides a chance to...
International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM)
Murray E. Jennex. Est. 2005.
The International Journal of Knowledge Management (IJKM) provides a forum for academics, researchers, and educators to analyze global aspects of knowledge management from...
Virtual Organizations in Post-Graduate Education in Egypt
Sherif Kamel. © 2005. 7 pages.
New online learning techniques lead to improved ways to investing in larger numbers of people and optimizing the use of resources. Respectively, virtual organizations are gaining...
The Software Industry in Egypt
Sherif Kamel. © 2005. 5 pages.
During the 1960s computing was introduced to Egypt. Its use and applications were limited to the government and the public sector. During the 1980s the introduction and diffusion...
Using DSS for Global Competitiveness: An Effective Information-Based Decision Making Process in Public Administration
Sherif Kamel, Ahmed Zyada. © 2005. 17 pages.
With a changing global environment driven by the innovative evolutions of information and communication technology, organizations are setting their priorities to cater to a...
King Hotel Goes Online: The Case of a Medium Enterprise in Using eCommerce
Sherif Kamel, Maha Hussein. © 2004. 15 pages.
Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) usually face financial constraints that limit their resource development and hinder their technological advancement. In Egypt, SMEs...
The Impact of the Role of the Government of Egypt on Electronic Commerce Development and Growth
Sherif Kamel, Sherine Ghoneim. © 2004. 24 pages.
Information and communication technology with a focus on the digital economy and the implications of the development of electronic commerce is increasingly playing an active role...
Managing Globally with Information Technology
Sherif Kamel. © 2003. 318 pages.
As the world economy becomes more interdependent and competition for business continues to be more globally oriented, it has become necessary to address the issues of IT...
Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations (JECO)
Pedro Isaías. Est. 2003.
The Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations (JECO) provides insight into and understanding of the social, cultural, organizational, and cognitive impacts of innovative...
The Role of Virtual Multicultural Teams in Corporate Culture
Amira El Guindi, Sherif Kamel. © 2003. 25 pages.
Information and communication technologies are impacting today’s organizations and businesses in many diverse ways. The implications are perceived at the individual...
Job Satisfaction in the Information and Communication Sector: The Case of Egypt
Marwa El-Ayouti, Sherif Kamel. © 2003. 20 pages.
The information and communication technology industry is growing worldwide, penetrating all sectors and services. Therefore, organizations are formulating different formulas and...
The Use of a Hybrid Model in Web-Based Education:
Sherif Kamel, Khaled Wahba. © 2003. 16 pages.
Education is one of the key sectors that benefited from the continuous developments and innovations in information and communication technology. The changes have affected the...
Assessing the Introduction of Electronic Banking in Egypt Using the Technology Acceptance Model
Sherif Kamel, Ahmed Hassan. © 2003. 25 pages.
The developments taking place in information and communication technology are increasing competition in financial institutions worldwide. Thus, the deployment of advanced...
Assessing the Introduction of Electronic Banking in Egypt Using the Technology Acceptance Model
Sherif Kamel, Ahmed Hassan. © 2003. 25 pages.
The developments taking place in information and communication technology are increasing competition in financial institutions worldwide. Thus, the deployment of advanced...
The Role of Virtual Organizations in Post-Graduate Education in Egypt: The Case of the Regional IT Institute
Sherif Kamel. © 2002. 22 pages.
Learning, education and training using traditional class methods and/or emerging online techniques are all leading to improved ways to investing in people, leveraging their...
Assessing the Software Industry in Egypt
Sherif Kamel. © 2002. 12 pages.
During the 1960s, computing was introduced for the first time in Egypt. However, the use and applications was limited to the government and the public sector. It was only during...
Using DSS for Crisis Management
Sherif Kamel. © 2001. 13 pages.
This case focuses on the use of crisis management support systems in Egypt in leveraging the decision-making process in the government and the public sector for socioeconomic...
Using DSS for Crisis Management
Sherif Kamel. © 2001. 13 pages.
This case focuses on the use of crisis management support systems in Egypt in leveraging the decision-making process in the government and the public sector for socioeconomic...
Using DSS for Crisis Management
Sherif Kamel. © 2001. 13 pages.
This case focuses on the use of crisis management support systems in Egypt in leveraging the decision-making process in the government and the public sector for socioeconomic...
Virtual Learning Networks in Higher Education: The Case of Egypt's Regional IT Institute
Sherif Kamel. © 2000. 8 pages.
Virtual organizations are spreading worldwide in different sectors. However, most of the publications address theoretical foundations; as for the practical implementations, they...
The Web as a Learning Environment for Kids: Case Study
Sherif Kamel. © 2000. 20 pages.
The Internet and the World Wide Web are demonstrating the growing influence of information and communication technologies in various aspects of the economy. Regardless of the...
Electronic Commerce in Egypt
Sherif Kamel. © 2000. 23 pages.
The information and communication technologies have had remarkable impacts worldwide on the emergence of a number of trends and applications affecting business, the industry and...
DSS for Strategic Decision Making
Sherif Kamel. © 1997. 15 pages.
This chapter describes and analyses the experience of the Egyptian government in spreading the awareness of information technology and its use in managing socio-economic...
IT Diffusion & Socio Economic Change In Egypt
Sherif Kamel. © 1995. 14 pages.
Although new information handling technologies have recently been widely disseminated as tools for socio-economic development, they cannot be used in the same ways as in the...
Journal of Global Information Management (JGIM)
Zuopeng (Justin) Zhang. Est. 1993.
The Journal of Global Information Management (JGIM) provides a forum for researchers and practitioners to share leading-edge knowledge in the global information resource...
Information Resources Management Journal (IRMJ)
George Kelley. Est. 1988.
The Information Resources Management Journal (IRMJ) , which has been published for over 30 years, serves as a prestigious gateway for original state-of-the-art research articles...