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Assistant Professor, School of Business, American University of Beirut, Lebanon

pz00@aub.edu.lb

Cleveland State University, Fall, 2004
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Philippe W. Zgheib, American University of Beirut, School of Business

MANAGEMENT and ENTREPRENEURSHIP

TEACHING

2000 – 2004 Assistant Professor, Management and Entrepreneurship AUB, Olayan School of Business, Beirut, Lebanon

1998 - 2000 Assistant Professor, Research Director.Faculty of Business Administration,  USEK, Lebanon.

1994 - 1998 Department Chairman and Assistant Professor. Business Administration and Economics, Notre Dame University, Louaize, Lebanon.

1991 - 1993Lecturer. Microeconomics, development,  management. Utah State University. Logan, Utah. USA.

RESEARCH

2002 – 2003    Entrepreneurship and autonomy; Corporate Knowledge management. AUB

2000 –2002    Entrepreneurship in mineral water industry in Lebanon, AUB.

1998 – 2000    Population growth and Internet marketing in Lebanon, NDU, Lebanon.

1995 - 1998    Business Management. Editorial board member of the Palma refereed research journal. Notre Dame University. Lebanon.

1996 - 1997    Welfare Economics of Water Development. Efficiency gains from integrated water development in the Near East Litani-Jordan basin area.

1993 - 1995    Multinational River Basin Development. Integrated Litani and Jordan river basins. Middle East Water Project of Harvard's JFK School of Government.

1992 - 1993    Water Development. Conflict management in inter-boundary river basin development. PhD dissertation, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA.

1991 - 1992    Poverty Economics. Causality and feedback in uneven development, time and savings in wealth. Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA.

1988 - 1989    Watershed Hydrology. Cumulative Effects in Natural Streams of the Sierra National Forest. US Forest Service, California, USA.

1984 - 1987    Water Projects Analysis. Water Management Synthesis Research in Africa. USAID, Africa bureau. Paris, France.

EXPERIENCE

Drinking Water Business Plan. Bottled mineral water, Viniculture. 1999-2001

Management of Residential construction. Structural design and architectural analysis of multi-story reinforced concrete buildings. Amchit and Jbeil, Lebanon. 10/1994 - 12/1997.

Water permit. State Engineer Office, Cheyenne, Wyoming. Industrial use permit. Point of application on the Little Gros Ventre river in Jackson Wyoming. Army Corps, environmental quality, town hearings. Jackson, Wyoming, USA. 08/1991 - 05/1994.

Landscape construction. Construction Surveying: crew organization, equipment scheduling. USU, Landscape Architecture. Logan, Utah, USA. 03/1991 - 06/1991.

Structural stone rehabilitation. Structural analysis. Foundation reinforcement, stone stabilization. Newton, Utah, USA. 08/1990 - 11/1990.

River Basin development. Cost allocation for the development of the Senegal River. USAID project, Dakar, Senegal, West Africa. 10/1988 - 06/1990.

Geomorphological stream surveys. Data collection and mapping of headwaters in mountain watersheds. US Forest Service, the Sierras, California, USA. 05/1988 - 12/1988.

Reinforced concrete high rise construction. Project management and structural analysis. Hajj Construction and Development. Beirut, Lebanon. 02/1985 - 07/1987.

River bank stabilization. Gabion design for flood control. Private consulting and execution of plans. Logan, Utah, USA. 07/1983 - 11/1984. 

Water projects analysis. Water management, research strategy and development evaluation. Francophone literature review. USAID Africa bureau, Washington, DC. 06/1984 - 12/1984. 

Airport construction. Runway rehabilitation, repair of blast damage, field crew supervision. Aeroport de Paris. Beirut, Lebanon. 06/1983 - 09/1983.

EDUCATION

Utah State University.Logan, Utah 84322, USA.

PhD   Economics ......................................................  June 1994

C. E. Civil and Environmental Engineering ......................  June 1991

M. S. Interdisciplinary Engineering ................................  June 1984

B. S. Civil Engineering ..............................................  June 1983

University of the Sorbonne-Panthéon. 75004, Paris, France.

Economics, Business, Linguistics ....................................June 1980

Lycee Frederic Mistral.Académie de Paris, Fresnes, France.

Baccalauréat Mathematics. High honors ..........................  June 1977

College Mariste de Champville.Lebanon.

Elementary, Complementary, and Secondary Education ..........1964-197

LICENSES 

IFAD/Inwent, Italy. Licensed trainer in Project Cycle  Management2002

State of Wyoming, USA. Registered Professional Engineer.1991

State of Utah, USA. Registered Professional Engineer,.1989

Order of Engineers and Architects of Beirut, Lebanon. Member, 1985

RESEARCH FUNDING

Water System Design. Council for Development Reconstruction. ($ 20,000)

Rehabilitation of stone historic sites. Utah Historic Society ($18,000). USA.

Channel geomorphology of high-gradient streams containing large bed elements, 1989. Utah Water Research Lab ($10,000). Logan, Utah, USA. 

Gabions in river bank stabilization along residential neighborhoods, 1983. Army Corps of Engineers ($8,000). Logan, Utah, USA. 

Adaptability of salt-gradient solar ponds to residential settings, 1984. UNESCO Senegal River Basin Authority ($10,000). Dakar, Senegal.  

HONORS, ASSOCIATIONS

Academy of International Business, USA member …………….2003

Savings and Loan Cooperative, Lebanon. Founder …………………….1999

Palma Journal, Editorial Board, Lebanon. member .....................1995

International Water Resources Association, USA. member ..............1993

Western Economic Association International, USA member ........…. 1992

American Economic Association, USA.  member ......................... 1991

American Water Resources Association. USA. Chapter president ...... 1987

RESEARCH ARTICLES IN PROGRESS

Explicit/Implicit interface transfer in knowledge management

Status of Cooperative Entrepreneurship in Lebanon

Entrepreneurship Potential of Cooperative Micro-finance

Macroeconomic & Cultural Constraints to Entrepreneurship in the  Middle East.

Attitudes Towards Benefits Among  Entrepreneurial Employees in Lebanon.

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS Under Review

Zgheib, Philippe W., Ahmed Zafar U., Carraher Shawn, and El Habr Nadine. 2003. Internet Marketing in an Emerging Country: An International Marketing Perspective. Journal of Marketing Management

Zgheib, Philippe W., Ahmed, Zafar U., Beldona, Sri, and Gebara, Veronique.2003. The Impact of Population Growth on Human Development Index – A comparative Demographic Analysis of Middle Eastern Countries. Journal of Developing areas.

Zannad Hedia, and Zgheib, Philippe. 2003. Organizational autonomy as a condition to successful entrepreneurship. Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship.

Zgheib, Philippe. W. 2003. Investigation into the Cultural Nature and Macroeconomic Constraints of Entrepreneurial Activity in the Middle East. Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship.

Zgheib, Philippe. W. 2003. Welfare Gains From Integrated Water Management in Supranational Near Eastern Water Markets Within Regional River Basins. Journal  of Social Affairs.

Zgheib, Philippe. W. 2003. Institutional Supranational Protocol Authority for Integrated Water Management in Near Eastern River Basins. Journal of Social Affairs.

REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Zgheib, Philippe. W., 1997. Welfare Economics of Water Development. The Palma Journal, Notre  Dame University, Lebanon. Volume 4, Issue No. 8,1997 – II.

Zgheib, Philippe. W., 1997. Humanist Education of civil Engineers: Training or Education? The Palma Journal, Notre Dame University, Lebanon. Volume 4, Issue No. 7, 1997 – II.

Zgheib, Philippe. W., 1995. Investigation into the Cause and Solution of Uneven Development. The Palma Journal, Notre Dame University, Lebanon. Volume 3, Issue No. 6, 1995 II.

Zgheib, Philippe. W., 1993. Profiles and Energy of Transitional Tumbling Flow around a Large Bed Element. Journal of Hydraulic Research, Volume 31, 1993, No.4.

Thom, Derrick S., J. K. Morris and P. W. Zgheib, 1985. African Irrigation, an Overview. Water Management Synthesis II. USAID # 37. Washington, D. C.

REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Zgheib, Philippe W., Ahmed, Zafar U., Beldona, Sri and Gebara, Veronique.2003. The Impact of Population Growth on Human Development Index – A comparative Demographic Analysis of Middle Eastern Countries. Southwest Review of International Business Research. March 2003

Zgheib, Philippe W., Ahmed Zafar U., Carraher Shawn, and El Habr Nadine. 2003.Internet Marketing in an Emerging Country: An International Marketing Perspective. Southwest Review of International Business Research. March 2003

Zgheib, Philippe. W., 2002. Efficiency Pricing in Supranational Near Eastern Water Markets within Regional River Basins. Perspectives of Arab Water Cooperation, by the National Water Research Center. October 12, 2002. Cairo Egypt.

Zgheib, Philippe. W.,2001. Effects of Value Added Taxation on Small Business Performance in Eastern Lebanon. Chamber of Commerce in Zahle. ??????? ??? ?????? ???????: ??????? ? ???????? ?? ???????? ????????

Zgheib, Philippe. W., 1999. Economic Incentives to Efficiency in the Development of Water Resources across the Litani and Jordan River System of the Near East. Conference on Water Resources in Lebanon. NDU, 1999.

Zgheib, Philippe. W., 1998. The Macro-Economic Effects of Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Water Shortages. First Annual water Conference on Middle Easst Water Issues and Solutions. APS Energy Group, Le Bristol, Beirut. October  1998.

Zgheib, Philippe. W., 1995. Constraints to Integrated Development in the Litani-Jordan River Basin.  Conference on Water Resources of  Lebanon, by the National Council for Scientific Research, Carlton, Beirut, December 1995.

Zgheib, Philippe. W. and Herbert H. Fullerton, 1993. International Protocol for the Integrated Development of Water in the Litani and Jordan River basins. Water Resources in the Middle East. Western Economic Association International. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champain

Zgheib, Philippe. W., 1993. Economic Incentives to International Efficiency in the Development of Water Resources across the Litani and Jordan River System. Western Economic Association International. Lake Tahoe. May 1993.

Zgheib, Philippe. W., 1990. Water Basins in the Middle East. Water Resources Planning and Management. ASCE. Fort Worth, Texas, April 1990.

 

Philippe W. Zgheib, PhD - Proposal

Philippe W. Zgheib, PhD - Proposal
Philippe W. Zgheib, PhD - Proposal