(pp.01-15) A. Al-Roubaie and M. M. S. Almubarak ‘Localisation of knowledge in GCC countries: the case of SMEs’, MEJELSD, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017

22nd September 2017

Amer Al-Roubaie* and Muneer M. S. Almubarak College of Business and Finance, Ahlia University, Bahrain Email: aalroubaie@ahlia.edu.bh Email: malmubarak@ahlia.edu.bh Purpose: Localisation of knowledge is among the important challenges facing Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. Knowledge is a key driver of modern economies impacting productivity, employment, wealth creation, poverty reduction and technology diffusion. Building capabilities for […]

(pp.01-11) A. S. A., Alyafie and M. M. S. Al-Mubarak ‘Challenges of going global for SMES’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2016

16th May 2016

Ali S.A. Alyafie Ahlia University, Bahrain Muneer M.S. Al-Mubarak, Dean, College of Business and Finance, Ahlia University, Bahrain Purpose: This paper aims to contribute to the business literature by identifying challenges that hinder Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to go global. Design/methodology/approach: This study presents a model that shows the effect of different factors on […]

(pp.21-37) E. Hamad and L. Arthur ‘Entrepreneurship in SMEs through business incubators in UAE’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2013

14th December 2012

Emhamad Hamad and Leslie Arthur, Nottingham Trent University, UK Purpose: This research aimed to determine whether the economic conditions for business strategy in the Arab World are favourable to a programme of business incubation and to suggest directions on the best ways to implement business incubation in Libya. Business incubators (BI) have proved to be […]