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Department of Financial & Management Studies (DeFiMS)

Dr Mark Neal

BA (Reading), PhD (Bournemouth)

Overview

Mark Neal
Department of Financial & Management Studies (DeFiMS)

Senior Lecturer in International Business & Management (MENA)

London Middle East Institute (LMEI)

Member

Centre for Ottoman Studies

Member

Name:
Dr Mark Neal
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4778 / 07517670054
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
566
Office Hours:
Wednesday 3-5
Curriculum Vitae:
FMS-CV-Neal Mark (pdf; 201kb)

Research

Management and leadership in the Middle East and South East Asia. Corruption. Tourism. Business education and poverty reduction. Sustainable development in MENA and SE Asia.

Publications

Authored Books

Neal, Mark (1999) Managing the reputation and appeal of Medium Density Fiber (MDF) Board: Towards an industry-wide strategy. Grantham: WPIF Publications.

Neal, Mark (1998) The culture factor: Cross-national management and the foreign venture. London: Macmillan Business.

Neal, Mark and Davies, C. (1998) The corporation under siege: Exposing the devices used by activists and regulators in the non-risk society. London: Social Affairs Unit.

Neal, Mark (1995) Keeping cures from patients: The perverse effects of pharmaceutical regulations. London: Social Affairs Unit. (Risk Controversies)

Edited Books

Neal, Mark and Jones, C. J., eds. (2010) Proceedings of the 4th International Colloquium on Tourism and Leisure (ICTL) 2010. International Colloquium on Tourism & Leisure.

Neal, Mark and Jones, C. J., eds. (2010) Proceedings of the 3rd International Colloquium on Business & Management (ICBM) / 2nd International Conference on Business & Management Education (ICBME). International Colloquium on Business & Management.

Neal, Mark and Jones, C. J., eds. (2009) Proceedings of the 3rd International Colloquium on Tourism and Leisure (ICTL) 2009. International Colloquium on Tourism & Leisure.

Faulkner, F. and Jones, C. J. and Neal, Mark and Walsh, J., eds. (2008) Tourism, Leisure and Development: Emerging Themes and Research. Bangkok: SIU Press.

Neal, Mark and Jones, C. J., eds. (2008) Proceedings of the 2nd International Colloquium on Tourism and Leisure (ICTL) 2008. International Colloquium on Tourism & Leisure.

Neal, Mark and Jones, C. J., eds. (2008) Proceedings of the 2nd International Colloquium on Business & Management (ICBM) / International Conference on Business & Management Education (ICBME). International Colloquium on Business & Management.

Neal, Mark and Jones, C. J., eds. (2008) Proceedings of the International Conference on Asian Business (ICAB). International Conference on Asian Business.

Faulkner, F. and Jones, C. J. and Neal, Mark and Walsh, J., eds. (2007) Proceedings of the International Colloquium on Tourism & Leisure (ICTL). International Colloquium on Tourism & Leisure.

Book Chapters

Finlay, J. and Neal, Mark and Catana, A. and Catana, D. (2005) 'The influence of cultural backgrounds on perceptions of manager and subordinate relationships in Romania, Lebanon and Oman: A preliminary cross-cultural investigation.' In: von Lang, R., (ed.), The End of Transformation. Munich: Munchen und Mering Publishers, pp. 181-210.

Neal, Mark (2000) 'Risk aversion: The rise of an ideology.' In: Jones, L., (ed.), Safe Enough: Managing Risk and Regulation. Vancouver, B.C: Fraser Institute, pp. 13-31.

Davies, C. and Neal, Mark (2000) 'Ethics and the person: Risk, moral recognition and modernity.' In: Flanagan, K. and Jupp, P., (eds.), Virtue Ethics and Sociology: Issues of Modernity and Religion. London: Palgrave, pp. 68-90.

Davies, C. and Neal, Mark (2000) 'Durkheim's altruistic and fatalistic suicide.' In: Pickering, W. S. F. and Walford, G., (eds.), Durkheim’s Suicide: A Century of Research and Debate. London: Routledge, pp. 36-53. (Routledge Studies in Social & Political Thought)

Davies, C. and Neal, Mark (2000) 'Teaching Durkheim's suicide: An unsurpassed exercise in the use of the sociological imagination.' In: Pickering, W. S. F. and Walford, G., (eds.), Durkheim’s Suicide: A Century of Research and Debate. London: Routledge, pp. 180-184. (Routledge Studies in Social & Political Thought)

Neal, Mark and Davies, C. (1999) 'Why are opponents of different targets the same people?' In: Mosbacher, M. and Anderson, D., (eds.), Another Country. London: Social Affairs Unit, pp. 13-24.

Articles

Naeem, M. and Neal, Mark (2012) 'Sustainability in business education in the Asia Pacific region: A snapshot of the situation.' International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 13 (1). pp. 60-71.

Neal, Mark (2010) 'When Arab-expatriate relations work well: Diversity and discourse in the Gulf Arab workplace.' Team Performance Management, 16 (5/6). pp. 242-266.

Cohen, E. and Neal, Mark (2010) 'Coinciding crises in tourism in contemporary Thailand.' Current Issues in Tourism, 13 (5). pp. 455-475.

Neal, Mark and Tansey, R. (2010) 'The dynamics of effective corrupt leadership: Lessons from Rafik Hariri's political career in Lebanon.' Leadership Quarterly, 21 (1). pp. 33-49.

Neal, Mark (2009) 'Supervenience in socio-economic systems.' Humanomics: The International Journal of Systems and Ethics, 25 (3). pp. 197-203.

Neal, Mark and Finlay, J. (2008) 'American hegemony and business education in the Arab world.' Journal of Management Education, 32 (2). pp. 38-83.

Neal, Mark and Finlay, J. and Catana, A. and Catana, D. (2007) 'A comparison of leadership prototypes of Arab and European females.' International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 7 (3). pp. 291-316.

Neal, Mark (2006) 'Anatta: Buddhist insights into the paradoxical nature of organizational “cultural problems”.' Journal of Organizational Change Management, 19 (4). pp. 518-528.

Neal, Mark and Younis, T. (2006) 'Fueling the fire: Professional values and departmental boundaries in the management of the B.S.E. crisis in the U.K.' Disaster Prevention and Management, 15 (2). pp. 299-312.

Ahmad, R. and Neal, Mark (2006) 'AirAsia: The sky's the limit?' Asian Journal of Management Cases, 3 (1). pp. 25-50.

Catana, Gh. A. and Catana, D. and Finlay, J. L. and Neal, Mark (2006) 'Leadership authority and CEO motivations in Romania: Max Weber revisited.' Schriften zur Organisationswissenschaft, 10 (1). pp. 1-24.

Finlay, J. L. and Neal, Mark and Catana, D. and Catana, Gh. A. (2006) 'Did Communism lead to rational-legal leadership expectations? Some evidence to the contrary from prospective women managers in Romania.' Schriften zur Organisationswissenschaft, 10 (1). pp. 45-66.

Neal, Mark and Finlay, J. and Tansey, R. (2005) '“My father knows the Minister”: A comparative study of Arab women's attitudes towards leadership authority.' Women In Management Review, 20 (7). pp. 354-375.

Neal, Mark (2005) '“I lose, but that's not the point”: Situated economic and social rationalities in horserace gambling.' Leisure Studies, 24 (3). pp. 291-310.

Neal, Mark (2005) '“Get rich, or die trying”: Lessons from Rambus' predatory litigation in the semiconductors industry.' Industry and Innovation, 11 (1). pp. 93-115.

Tansey, R. and Neal, Mark and Carroll, R. (2004) 'Patent aggression: High risk intellectual property strategies in the semiconductors industry.' Problems and Perspectives in Management, 2 (4). pp. 224-249.

Neal, Mark and Finlay, J. and Beyrouti, N. (2004) 'A comparison of Gulf Arab and Western women's attitudes towards leadership in the workplace.' Arab Journal of Administrative Sciences, 11 (3). pp. 12-27.

Tansey, R. and Carroll, R. and Neal, Mark and Jones, C. (2004) 'A social representations model of environmental disclosures in emerging markets.' Problems and Perspectives in Management, 2 (3). pp. 121-133.

Neal, Mark and Tansey, R. (2004) 'Diagnosis: A study of ABC Limited's current strategies in the Indian pump industries.' Vikalpa: The Journal of Decision-Makers (Official Journal of the Indian Institute of Management), 29 (2). pp. 119-122.

Finlay, J. and Neal, Mark and Catana, A. and Catana, D. (2003) 'Anticipated management styles: Viewpoint of potential women employees from selected evolving economies.' Economic & Business Review for Central and South-Eastern Europe, 5 (4). pp. 285-307.

Neal, Mark and Finlay, J. (2002) 'The dawning of the age of the regulator.' Fraser Forum, 21 (1). pp. 13-17.

Neal, Mark and Morgan, J. (2000) 'The professionalization of everyone? A study of the development of the professions in Britain and Germany.' European Sociological Review, 16 (1). pp. 9-26.

Neal, Mark (1999) 'The Frankenstein food scare that killed British Biotech.' National Post (Canada) . pp. 18-19.

Neal, Mark (1999) 'The ongoing effects of deregulation on betting shop customer profile and behaviour.' Managing Leisure, 4 (3). pp. 156-168.

Neal, Mark (1999) 'Gambling routines: Customer profiles and behaviour in U.K. betting shops.' Newsletter of the Society for the Study of Gambling (Official scholarly publication of the SSG), 33 . pp. 8-20.

Neal, Mark and Wright, H. (1998) 'What makes punters tick?' Racing Post, 3878 . pp. 6-7.

Neal, Mark (1998) '“You lucky punters!” A study of gambling in the U.K.' Sociology, 32 (3). pp. 581-600.

Neal, Mark and Clarke, D. (1998) 'Coping under pressure: An insider view of the casualization process.' Management Research News, 21 (2/3). p. 19.

Neal, Mark (1998) 'Teach yourself corporate self-defense.' Wall Street Journal, 16 (87). p. 10.

Neal, Mark (1994) 'The benefits of foreign direct investment in developing countries.' International Journal on World Peace, 11 (2). pp. 15-34.

Neal, Mark (1994) 'Rejoinder to John Bennett's “Comment: 'Peace through development: The role of multinational companies in developing countries'”.' International Journal on World Peace, 11 (2). pp. 35-40.

Neal, Mark (1993) 'The tragedy of Marxist Zambia: Commentary on John T. Milimo's “Multi-party democracy in Africa: Lessons from Zambia”.' International Journal on World Peace, 10 (2). pp. 3-6.

Neal, Mark (1993) 'Making sense of the drug testing debate.' Contemporary Review, 262 . pp. 206-209.

Neal, Mark (1993) 'Protecting the consumer: Are drug testing requirements too strict?' Social Biology and Human Affairs, 58 (1). pp. 29-34.

Conference or Workshop Items

Naeem, M. and Neal, Mark (2010) Sustainability-integration in business school curricula in the Asia-Pacific Region: An exploratory study. In: 2nd International Conference of AGBA South Asia Chapter, 21-23 July 2010, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan. (Unpublished)

Neal, Mark (2010) Business education and poverty alleviation. In: Managing in the new world order: Strategies for Sustainable Business Development, 21-22 February 2010, Sur, Oman. (Unpublished)

Neal, Mark and Cohen, E. (2009) Social transformations in Arab tourism in Thailand. In: New Zealand Sociological Association Annual Conference, 22-24 November 2009, Massey University, New Zealand. (Unpublished)

Finlay, J. and Neal, Mark (2008) Can business education alter cultural norms? In: International Conference on Economics, Law & Management, 4-7 June 2008, University Petru Maior, Romania. (Unpublished)

Neal, Mark and Finlay, J. (2005) Women, wasta and work: A comparison of authority values among Arab and European women. In: World Business Institute, 2nd International Business Research Conference, 5-8 December 2005, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. (Unpublished)

Neal, Mark (2005) Management Paradoxes: A preliminary look at some baffling organizational conundrums. In: Faculty Research Forum, College of Commerce & Economics, 4 May 2005, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman. (Unpublished)

Finlay, J. and Neal, Mark and Catana, A. and Catana, D. (2005) Did communism lead to rational-legal leadership expectations? Some evidence to the contrary from prospective women managers in Romania. In: Eastern European Management, 17-20 March 2005, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany. (Unpublished)

Finlay, J. and Neal, Mark and Catana, A. and Catana, D. (2005) Leadership authority and CEO motivations in Romania: Max Weber revisited. In: Eastern European Management, 17-20 March 2005, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany. (Unpublished)

Neal, Mark (2003) Consumer profiles in the U.K. horserace gambling industry. In: Seminar Series on Gambling Research, 26 November 2003, University of Macau, People's Republic of China. (Unpublished)

Finlay, J. and Neal, Mark and Catana, A. and Catana, D. (2003) Women's attitudes towards leadership: a three-nation study. In: Eastern European Management, 20-22 March 2003, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany. (Unpublished)

Neal, Mark (2000) The rise of risk aversion. In: Safe enough? Public Policy on Risk, 2000, Fraser Institute, Ottawa, Canada. (Unpublished)

Neal, Mark (1999) The rise of risk-aversion and its implications for competitiveness. In: Centre for International Business and Economics Research (CIBER) Conference, 22 September 1999, Homerton College, University of Cambridge. (Unpublished)

Neal, Mark (1999) Consumer profiles in the off-course industries: Lessons for industry strategy and state policy. In: Society for the Study of Gambling, 17 June 1999, University of London. (Unpublished)

Neal, Mark and Hunt, S. (1999) Risk aversion and anti-industry activism. In: Alternative Futures and Popular Protest, British Sociological Association Protests and Social Movements Study Group, 13 November 1999, Manchester Metropolitan University. (Unpublished)

Neal, Mark (1999) Qualitative customer profiling in the British gambling industry. In: Faculty of Law & Management, 13 March 1999, University of Mauritius, Mauritius. (Unpublished)

Neal, Mark (1998) Scaring the public: Patterns in campaigns against industrial processes and products. In: Proceedings of the Second European Panel Products Symposium, 21-22 October 1998, Biocomposites Centre, University of Wales, Bangor. (Unpublished)

Neal, Mark and Davies, C. (1998) Patterns of risk and blame in the Non-Risk Society. In: Environment, Risk and Society, July 1998, University of Wales, Cardiff. (Unpublished)

Neal, Mark and Davies, C. (1998) Evaluating Durkheim's categories of suicide in the light of recent empirical research. In: British Centre for Durkheimian Studies, 1998, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford. (Unpublished)

Neal, Mark (1998) Ethnic clustering in multicultural organizations. In: Seminar Series in International Business, 8 January 1998, Ashcroft International Business School, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. (Unpublished)

Neal, Mark and Clarke, D. (1997) Coping under pressure: An insider view of the casualisation process. In: The Insecure Workforce: Proceedings of the 1997 Employment Research Unit Annual Conference, 1997, University of Wales, Cardiff. (Unpublished)

Davies, C. and Neal, Mark (1997) Patterns of blame in contemporary risk controversies. In: Religion, Modernity and Ethics: Annual conference of the Sociology of Religion Study Group, 1997, University of Bristol. (Unpublished)

Neal, Mark (1992) Culture free? A Wittgensteinian analysis of action in culture. In: British Sociological Association Annual Conference, 6-9 April 1992, University of Kent at Canterbury. (Unpublished)

Neal, Mark (1991) Ideas as epistemic resources. In: Current work in Ethnomethodology and Conversational Analysis, 12-16 July 1991, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Unpublished)

Neal, Mark (1990) Ethnomethodological approaches to management training. In: UKTP Management Teacher Training Conference, 2-3 August 1990, University of Glasgow. (Unpublished)

Monographs

Neal, Mark (1999) Strengthening the institutional capacity of the Agency for Strategic Planning and Reforms in Kazakhstan Information Analysis and Forecasts (former Ministry of Economy and Trade): Organization Review. TACIS Services DG IA: European Commission.

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