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Randa El Bedawy

Brief Biography

Randa El Bedawy is an associate professor at the Department of Management, School of Business, The American University in Cairo. El Bedawy has been fortunate to obtain a wide range of academic and career-related experience. She acquires more than 22 years of teaching experience, adding to the career-related experience that she acquires as previously the director of the quality assurance office (2007-2010) and the acting head of the Management and Marketing Department at the Faculty of Business Administration and International Trade (2009-1018) at Misr International University.

El Bedawy received her PhD in 2009 from the Faculty of Economics and Political Science at Cairo University; her concentration was quality assurance and higher education accreditation. She got her master of public administration in 2002 with the highest honors from the American University in Cairo (AUC), and her concentration was environmental administration. El Bedawy got her Bachelor of Arts with the highest honors from AUC in 1993. Her major was business administration, with a minor in economics.

El Bedawy received the INJAZ Egypt award for her dedication to the students in the Young Entrepreneurs Competitions in 2011 and 2016. El Bedawy is a former external examiner for the Executive Master of Public Administration Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government, Dubai (2018-2019). El Bedawy was a member of the National Committee for Organizational Development, Ministry of Planning, Monitoring and Administrative Reform in Egypt (2019-2020). El Bedawy is a former consultant of the Export Incubator program (EIP), Egyptian Exporters Association (2020-2022). El Bedawy was a strategic management expert/consultant for Economic Governance Activity (EGA), a USAID-funded project in Egypt (2022-2023). El Bedawy is currently a member of the Advisory Committee, Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Society International (IEOM), Egypt.     

El Bedawy is also active in research through international journals’ publications, international conferences’ presentations, and membership in various editorial boards. El Bedawy's research interests are related to higher education management; organization behavior and development; entrepreneurship and innovation management; and environmental sustainability.

Research Interest
  • Higher Education Management
  • Organization Behavior and Development
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
  • Environmental Sustainability
Education
  • Academic Rank: Associate Professor November 2014 Supreme Council of Universities in Egypt
  • PhD January 2009 Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University
  • Master of  Public Administration – Highest Honors February 2002. Concentration: Environmental Administration - The American University in Cairo 
  • Bachelor of Arts – Highest Honors February 1993. Major: Business Administration - Minor: Economics - The American University in Cairo

Published Book

  • El Bedawy, Randa. Performance Measurement of Public Universities Educational System in the Arab Republic of Egypt: Application on Some Faculties in Cairo University, Public Administration and Consultation Center at Cairo University: Egypt, October 2009

Selected Publications

  • El Bedawy, R. (2023). Good Governance Upholding Sustainable Development. In: The Palgrave Handbook of Global Sustainability, pp 1–9. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.

  • Noeir, Lamia and Randa El Bedawy Effectuate the Access to Public Information through Knowledge Management System, Journal of Academy of Business and Economics JABE, 23.2 (2023): 61-78.

  • El Bedawy, R. (2023). Sustainability Education: A Review Toward Developing Higher Education for Sustainable Development. In: Brinkmann, R. (eds) The Palgrave Handbook of Global Sustainability, pp 1225–1235. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.

  • El Bedawy, Randa and Mayar El Sayed. The Pharaoh Rises: Z-Generation Startup PIK, Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, 12. 4. (2022).

  • El Bedawy, Randa and Nourhan Sayed, Embedding the Pillars of Delivering Happiness at Workplace, Journal of Academy of Business and Economics. 22. 3 (2022): 89-102.

  • El Sayed, Mayar and Randa El Bedawy. A Crisis of Knowledge Mismanagement: The Effect of Fake News on Consumer Distrust along COVID-19 Era, Journal of Academy of Business and Economics JABE. 21.3 (2021): 14-32.

  • El Bedawy, Randa. Embedding a Stimulating Model of Experiential learning into Entrepreneurship Education, Journal of Academy of Business and Economics JABE. 21.1 (2021): 5-15.

  • El Bedawy, Randa . A Spotlight Review on the Role of Human Resource Management as a Catalyst to Leverage Organizational Knowledge Management, Journal of Academy of Business and Economics JABE. 20. 2 (2020): 5-16.

  • Samy, Mina and Randa El Bedawy. Assessing the Impact of Knowledge Management on Total Factor Productivity, African Journal of Economic and Management Studies, 11.1(2019): 134-146.

  • Ramzy, Omar, Randa El Bedawy, Mohamed Anwar, & Omar H. Eldahan. Sustainable Development & Good Governance, European Journal of Sustainable Development, 8.2 (2019): 125-138.

  • Ramzy, Omar, Randa El Bedawy and Aya Maher. Dysfunctional Behavior at the Workplace and its Impact on Employees’ Job Performance, International Journal of Business Administration, 9.4 (2018): 224-233.

  • El Bedawy, Randa. Supportive Drivers of Organizational Knowledge Management: A Case Study from Egypt, International Journal of Business and Management, 13.6 (2018):183-194.

  • El Bedawy, Randa, Omar Ramzy, Aya Maher and Omar H. Eldahan. The Role of Training, Democratization, and Self-Actualization in Addressing Employee Burnout, International Business Research, 10.8 (2017): 93-105.