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Ahmed A. Alnajjar

Ahmed A. Alnajjar

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My main research interests are in social psychology, leadership, criminal psychology, industrial-organizational psychology, family and adolescence. For abstracts to some of my publications, please see:

I now run a psychological consultation and training centre offering training in NLP, hypnosis, self-energy, and human development. I am also directing new program in the UAEU called Leadership and Society. This program is an interdisciplinary program which I consider a a good opportunity to apply my practical social psychology knowledge.

I have a TV show on social psychological Issues that made my contributions to the Arab world as well as my community worth being proud of. This Program is on Dubai TV and call Lawwen Hayatric and Life Is Good.

Primary Interests:

  • Aggression, Conflict, Peace
  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Attitudes and Beliefs
  • Group Processes
  • Health Psychology
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Personality, Individual Differences
  • Persuasion, Social Influence

Research Group or Laboratory:

Journal Articles:

  • Adolescents' perceptions of family functioning in the United Arab Emirates. Adolescence, Vol. 31, No. 122, Summer 1996, pp. 433-442. (Single, English)
  • A study of the mutual expectation between heads of sections and staff members at the U.A.E. University, the Bulletin of the Faculty of Education, El Mansoora University, Egypt, published in July 1995. (Joint, Arabic)
  • Delinquency and social changes in United Arab Emirates: A comparison study between delinquent males and females on the Family Functioning Questionnaire. International Journal of Rehabilitation Research (In Press) (Joint, English)
  • Delinquents' and non-delinquents' perception of family functioning in the United Arab Emirates. Social Behavior and Personality: International Journal, 1998, 26(4), 375-382. (Joint, English)
  • Family functioning level: A comparison study between intact and non-intact families. Cairo University, Journal of Psychology, 57, 2, 1997. (Joint, Arabic)
  • Relationship between job satisfaction and organizational commitment among employees in the United Arab Emirates. Psychological Reports, 1996, 79, pp. 315-321. (Single, English)
  • The impact of selected psycho-social variables upon employees' organizational commitment in the United Arab Emirates. Social Behavior and Personality: International Journal, 1999, 27(5), 523-532. (Single, English)

Other Publications:

  • Adolescents' and youth's needs in the GCC States

Courses Taught:

  • Civilizations in Dialogue
  • Criminal Psychology
  • Industrial-Organizational Psychology
  • Interpersonal Leadership
  • NLP
  • Personal Energy Builing and Maintaining
  • Principles of Leadership
  • Psychology and Society
  • Social Psychology

Ahmed A. Alnajjar
Department of Psychology
United Arab Emirates University
P.O. Box 17771
17771 Al-Ain
United Arab Emirates

  • Work: +971-4- 2949998
  • Mobile: +971506546546
  • Fax: +971-4- 2949997

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