Her research interests are in the area of Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Business Ethics, Social Media, Organizational Change, Group decision making and dynamics in organizations. Her research also investigates the effects of collaboration, virtual communication and culture on group interaction and performance. She is widely cited in prestigious academic journals and conferences.
She has presented her work in numerous conferences such as the Academy of Management, the Association for Information Systems and the International Conference on Information Systems and published her work in leading peerreviewed journals such as Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ), IEEE Transactions, The International Journal of Human Computer Studies, The Information Society, among others.
Dr. ElShinnawy has been recognized for her teaching excellence by the Center for Teaching Excellence of Texas A&M University. She is an advisor to the Making Connections Academy of Management OB division; An Ethics Faculty Advisor to SIFE, Students in Free Enterprise, Beta Gamma Sigma, and a Certified Extraordinary Leadership Coach for Louis Allen Worldwide. She also served in The Academy of Future International Leaders at the George Bush School of International Business of Texas A&M University. She has been quoted internationally in Business Week, CNNmoney.com, Associated Press, Time Magazine, Voice of America, Herald Tribune, Financial Times, among others. She has also been quoted in local publications such as:ElMasry AlYoum, AlAhram, The Caravan, Nisf Aldonia, The Egyptian Gazette, Nahdet Misr, among others. She serves as a member of the Board of Trustees of Cairo American College and is a member of the Academic Board of Cyprus International Institute of Management