October 11, 2018 – Cypress, CA – Dr. Rand Fandrich, professor in Trident University International’s (Trident) Glenn R. Jones College of Business, has been selected as a human resources subject matter expert for the Excellence Program (SKGEP), an initiative implemented by the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Dr. Fandrich will be working with the UAE’s Ministry of Human Resources in Dubai from October 17th-29th. As part of SKGEP, he will help to guide some of the government’s strategic initiatives through independent insight and review.
Key areas of focus include the evaluation of federal ministries’ performance in core activities, assessment of current best practices, and the completion of a formal report that includes feedback and recommendations for the Ministry.
Joining Trident in 2012, Dr. Fandrich is a current instructor and course developer in Trident’s Doctor of Business Administration program. He is a seasoned human resources scholar practitioner with extensive international experience as an adviser, trainer, and speaker with 10 years of experience.
Dr. Fandrich earned a Ph.D. in Organization and Management from Capella University, a Master of Business Administration from Regis University, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies from American University in Washington, DC. His research interests include generational differences in the workplace, cultural competencies as they relate to expatriate success and failure, and international strategic human resource management topics.
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