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Nadim, Abbas (full)
Business Management
Maxy 120B
Maxcy Hall


    Ph.D. Social Systems Science: Wharton School-University of Pennsylvania, 1985


    M.B.A. Accounting and Finance: University of California at Berkeley, 1970


    B.S. Management and Accounting: Abadan Institute of Technology, 1966


    Professional Activities

    . Past President: Small Business Institute (Directors Association). National SBI   Organization. 


    . Member of the Town of Fairfield Economic Development Commission


    . Past Member of the Board of Directors- West Haven Economic Development Corporation


    . Past Member of the Advisory Board: Connecticut Quality Improvement Award Partnership


    . Proceedings Editor, First combined SBIDA and USASBE annual conference


    . Reviewer, USASBE Annual Conference


    . Reviewer and Track Chair: SBIDA annual conferences


    . Member of Editorial Board- Journal of Small Business Strategy


    . Member of Editorial Board: International Journal of Entrepreneurship


    .Member of Editorial Board: Small Business Institute Journal


    . Member of the Scholarship Committee, Milford Chamber of Commerce


    . Past Director, Small Business Institute, University of New Haven


    . Associate of INTERACT-Institute of Interactive Management-Philadelphia, PA


    . Conducted Two Strategic Planning projects for the Town of Milford Chamber of Commerce. 2005 and 2007.


    . Conducted Executive Seminar on Planning and Critical Thinking for Hartford Insurance Company.1999 and 2000


    . Conducted Seminar on How to Start Your Own Business, Hershey, PA.Nov.2000



    A $5000 grant from John E. Hughes Foundation to make Entrepreneurship study attractive to non-business majors, 2000
Academic Credentials

    Refereed Journal Articles

    Singh, P., Nadim, A. and Ezzedeen, S., "Leadership Style and Gender: An Extension," (2012), Journal of Leadership Studies. Vol. 5, Issue 4, pp 6-19


    Nadim, A. and R. Lussier, "Sustainability as a Small Business Competitive Strategy," (2012), Journal of Small Business Strategy, V.21,N2


    Nadim, A. and R. Lussier, "Small Business, Community Relations and Sustainability: New Approaches to Success," (2011), A.T. Management Review. V.7, N3


    Nadim, A, and P. Singh, "A System’s View of Sustainable Entrepreneurship Education, (2011), Journal of Strategic Innovation and Sustainability, 2011, V.7, Issue 2


    Nadim, Abbas; Singh, Parbudyal, "Do All Institutions Benefit from Leadership, (2008), PRAC


    "Training? Challenging Tradition through Systems Inquiry," (2008), Journal of Leadership Studies, Vol.1, Issue 4, pp. 74-83


    Singh, Parbudyal; Parker, J.; Nadim, A., "Employee relations in small PRAC," (2007)


    "Businesses: examining undeveloped issues," (2007), International Journal of Human Resources Development and Management.Vol.7, No.3-4, pp.335-349


    Nadim, Abbas; Singh, P., "Leadership Style and Gender: A re-examination and DISC," (2005)

    "Extension," (2005), International Journal of Human Resource Development and Management, 5(3)., pp.333-340

    Nadim, Abbas and K. Maia de Sa., "What Do Successful Entrepreneurs Think of a Business Plan?," (2004), Small Business Advancement National Center- Monthly Newsletter

    Sack, Allen; Nadim, A., "Strategic Choice in a Turbulent Environment: A case DISC," (2002) 

    "Study of Starter Corporation," (2002), Journal of Sport Management, Vol.16, Is.


    Nadim, Abbas., "Creating a Desirable Future and Designing Win-Win Strategies: Small Business and EPA.," (1999), American Business Perspective


    Nadim, Abbas and O. Nodoushani, "Global Dumping of Toxic Waste: Managerial Challenges for 21st Century," (1997), Journal of Business and Society v10, n1

Industry Experience

    Professor of Management: University of New Haven, 1998-Present


    1981-87: Senior Vice President: New Directions Group, Inc., 1981-1987

    Innovation and business development consulting


    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer: Auralogic, Inc., 1986-1988


    1976-78: Research Associate: Busch Center, Wharton School University of Pennsylvania, 1976-1978


    System Analyst and Group Director: Industrial Management Institute, 1973-1978

    Research, Education and Consulting 


    Assistant Professor of Business Administration: Abadan Institute of Technology, 1970-1973
Curriculum Vitae