Abbott Haron

SBM Abbott Haron

With over 25 years of experience in Business Management, Technology, Hospitality and Education. His research and expertise cover the areas of Operations Management, Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Technology & Innovations Management, Hospitality Management, Digital Marketing and Human Resource Management

BBA, MBA, DBA, PhD

Technology and Innovation Management, Managing Business Operations and Strategy.

Technology and Innovation, Smart Cities.

  • Book: “Emiratization in Higher Education: An Emirati Perspective” Paperback, Amazon
  • Haron A.J., (2016) “E-Commerce Innovations Customer Perceptions in Qatar.” International Journal of Economics & Management Sciences
  • Marangos J., Haron, A. J., (2016). “The Role Credit Rating Agencies Played in the Financial Meltdown of 2008-2009”. International Journal of Economics & Management Sciences.
  • Haron A. J., (2016). “Ordinary and Extraordinary Management and the Rational Model.” International Journal of Economics & Management Sciences
  • Haron A. J., (2016). “Performance Management Using Smart-Bots Technology.” International Journal of Economics & Management Sciences
  • Haron A. J., Michaels A., (2015). “Swiss Executive Pay Referendum.” International Journal of Economics & Management Sciences
  • Haron A. J., (2015). “Are Shareholders Adequately Represented in the Corporate Governance Process?”. Business and Economics Journal
  • Haron A. J., (2015). “KPIs in a Management Measurement System Must be Supportive.” International Journal of Economics & Management Science
  • Haron A. J., (2015). “The Most Difficult Elements of Establishing and Launching a Management Performance Measurement System.” Journal of Entrepreneurship & Organization Management
  • Haron A. J., Mohammad Q., (2014). “The World We Live in: Discussing the ramifications of Interaction of Economic, Political and Technological Forces.” Journal of Entrepreneurship & Organization Management
  • Haron A. J., (2014). “The Problem of Dispersed Knowledge in Corporate Management.” Journal of Entrepreneurship & Organization Management
  • Haron A. J., (2014). “The Role of Innovation in the Segmentation Process” Journal of Accounting & Marketing," Perth, WA
  • Haron A.J. & Preston, B., (2003). "The Link Between Front of House and Back of House." WA Hospitality Association, Perth, WA
  • Haron A.J., Preston, B. (2002). "The Socio-Cultural Impacts of Tourism" Asia-Pacific Social Science Review, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • An analysis of Design-Reality Gap in Smart city Building: the case of Ho Chi Minh City (2018), RMIT University, $6000
  • An Exploratory Investigation into the Readiness of Vietnamese Companies for Blockchain Technology (2018), ACCA, All resources supplied by the ACCA.
  • ‘Digital Transformation in Vietnam’, KPMG Vietnam, $15,000
  • Emiratization in Higher Education: An Emirati Perspective (2014),  Sharjah Directorate of Human Resources, $30,000
  • Sustainability: It’s Our Business (2010), Abu Dhabi Dutyfree and Etihad Airways, $50,000
  • 2015 DANATA Appreciation Award, UAE
  • 2013 Learning and Teaching Award, HCT, UAE
  • 2008 Award for the first ‘Leadership Conference’, CAS, Oman
  • 2002 Best Hospitality and Tourism Studies Lecturer Award, Swan TAFE, Australia 

25+ years of experience in Business Management, Technology, Hospitality and Education.

  • 2018 – Present: Postgraduate Program Manager, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology RMIT, South Saigon campus, Vietnam. Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Digital Transformation Research Cluster leader. Member of the Change Champions committee. The lead of the Alumni and Mentoring Programs for RMIT’s postgraduate programs.
  • 2016 – Present: Founder of Haron Enterprises Consulting, Auckland, New Zealand. 
  • 2016 – 2018: Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Auckland, New Zealand.
  • 2009 – 2016: Senior Lecturer, Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT), United Arab Emirates.
  • 2010 – 2016: Executive Training Consultant, Sharjah Human Resource Directorate, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
  • 2007-2009: Academic Coordinator, College of Applied Sciences, Salalah, Oman.
  • 2005-2007: Manager of Organisational Development, City of Swan, Western Australia.
  • 2004-2005: Operations Manager, Ravenswood Sanctuary Convention Center, Pinjarra, West Australia.
  • 2001-2004: Senior Lecturer of Hospitality and Tourism Studies, Swan TAFE, Bentley, Perth, Australia. 
  • 1998-2000: Operations Manager, Dome Cafes, Fremantle, Western Australia. 
  • 1996-1998: Manager, Hamilton Gardens café and function centre, Hamilton, New Zealand.