AKSOB’s Hospitality and Tourism Management Department First in the Region to Gain ACPHA Accreditation

LAU’S AKSOB Hospitality and Tourism Management department earns prestigious accreditation.

AKSOB’s Business and Economics Programs Ranked First in Lebanon by the Times Higher Education

LAU’s Adnan Kassar School of Business goes from strength to strength, placing at No. 1 in Lebanon in the THE Subject Rankings.

AKSOB’s EMBA Students Meet with Servant Leaders in Madrid

The Adnan Kassar School of Business offers its graduate students the opportunity to meet with top industry leaders and high-ranking government officials.

Honoring Lebanon’s Hospitality Industry Leaders

AKSOB’s Hospitality and Tourism Management department honors the accomplishments and contributions of twelve of Lebanon’s hospitality industry leaders.


Research Highlight: Swayed by a Bot

Seminal work coauthored by Dr. Zahy Ramadan on computer-generated social media influencers both answers and poses questions on the future of influencer marketing.

Citation Counts in Business Schools: Why They Matter, and How to Get Them

Dr. Guy Assaker and Dean Wassim Shahin authored a paper identifying the factors that influence citation counts in the business field, specifically journal articles collected from a medium research output business school in the Middle East.

A Devastating Event or a Turning Point? How to Survive the Next Sales Crisis

Along with a group of international sales scholars, Dr. Omar Itani authored a paper that examines how a sales function should prepare for, withstand, and learn from a crisis.

Roundtable Discussion Spotlights Corporate Social Responsibility

Faculty and students from the Adnan Kassar School of Business examined sustainability and development initiatives in Lebanon and the region together with industry stakeholders.