Research SIMAD University

Center for Research and Development (CRD)

The Center for Research and Development aims to support the mission of SIMAD University to become a major research-intensive university in East Africa. The center is dedicated in research-intensive the production of high-quality research output that is relevant to the needs of Somali society.

Vision

The Center for Research and Development strives to be the focal point for any research-oriented endeavors that the university undertakes.

Mission

The aim of the CRD is to create an environment conducive for research through training, academic conferences, publications, and symposiums.

Objectives

The objectives of the CRD are to:

Research Areas

The Center for Research and Development (CRD) research agenda themes are:

Staff Publications

International Publications

SU staff have published several articles on international Journals. Some of the titles of the articles with authors are presented below:

Dr. Ali Yasin Sheikh Ali

  • MEDIATING EFFECTS OF BEHAVIORAL INTENTION BETWEEN 3G PREDICTORS AND SERVICE SATISFACTION
  • Service Quality Provided by Higher Education Institutions in Somalia and Its Impact on Student Satisfaction
  • The Impact of Leadership Style on Corporate Innovation: Survey from telecommunicationIndustry in Somalia
  • Behavioral Intention and Satisfaction with 3G Technology among Students in Somalia: A Structural Equation Modeling Study
  • Assessing the Financial Accountability of the Somali FederalGovernment Organizations
  • Motivational Factors and Performance of Women Entrepreneurs in Somalia
  • Relationship between budgeting and performance of remittance companies in Somalia
  • Working conditions and employees' productivity in manufacturing companies in sub-Saharan African context: case of Somalia
  • LEADERSHIP STYLES AND JOB SATISFACTION: EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FROM MOGADISHU UNIVERSITIES
  • CHANGING ROLE OF WOMEN IN SOMALIA: AN EMPIRICAL SURVEY OF SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTION OF SOMALI WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS IN BANAADIR REGION
  • Customer Relationship Management Quality and Customer Loyalty: Evidence from Sudanese Bank Customers

Dr. Mohamed Ibrahim Nor

  • THE EFFECT OF DOLLARIZATION ON DEVELOPING ECONOMIES: LESSONS FROM SOMALIA'S INFORMAL MARKET
  • FINANCIAL MARKET INTEGRATION OF MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICAN (MENA) COUNTRIES
  • Currency Conundrum and Intra-OIC Trade: The Case of Muslim Economies in East Africa
  • THE MODE OF FINANCING USED FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS IN INFORMAL ECONOMIES: EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FROM SOMALIA. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT TOMORROW, VOL. 2, NO. 2
  • THE NATURE AND OPERATIONS OF THE INFORMAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS IN SOMALIA: AN EMPIRICAL SURVEY. ACADEMIC RESEARCH INTERNATIONAL, VOL. 2, NO. 2, MARCH, 2012

Ali Ibrahim Mohamed

  • The Relationship between Employee Satisfaction and Customer Retention in Somalia Companies
  • The Effect of Leadership Behaviors on Staff Performance in Somalia

Fuad Mire Hassan

  • ONTOLOGY MATCHING APPROACHES FOR ERECRUITMENT. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF COMPUTER APPLICATIONS. VOL. 51. NO. 2

Mohamed Muse Hassan

  • Impact of Interface Characteristics on the Perceived Ease of Use and Perceived Usefulness of Digital Library Adoption among Post-Graduate Students in Somalia

Abdiaziz Mohamed Abdi

  • Innovation and business performance in telecommunication industry in sub-Saharan African context: case of Somalia

Local Publications

SU staff publications numerous magazine articles on Somali Business Review (SBR), a magazine published by the University on quarterly basis; articles published are diverse and mostly related in business and technology. the below table shows the authors and their articles:

Local publications :

Content for Staff Publications

Research Alliances

SIMAD University has developed partnerships with a number of higher learning institutions around the globe in order to overcome challenges that faced the quality of research and education in Somalia. We maintain research alliance with the following institutions

SIMAD is a founding member of Somali Research and Education Network (SomaliREN). SomaliREN is a member of Ubuntu Alliance, a sub-regional backbone network in Eastern and Southern Africa connecting National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) to each other and to similar networks on other continents via GEANT, the European research and education backbone network.

SU is a member of Arab States Research and Education Network (ASREN) which is the association of the Arab region National Research and Education Networks (NRENs) and strategic partners, that aim to implement, manage and extend sustainable Pan-Arab e-Infrastructures dedicated for the Research and Education communities and to boost scientific research and cooperation in member countries through the provision of world-class e-Infrastructures and e-Services.

Research Funding

Sources of research funding include:

SU Libraries

Dhoobaale Library

The Dhoobaale library is equipped with more than 15,000 print materials in a wide range of fields. The library has an environment conducive to both quiet individual study and collaborative learning.

Digital Library

The digital library is equipped with books, journals, videos, and other educational materials. There are more than 50,000 titles across all fields of study offered at SU.

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