(pp.67-84) Return migration: dilemma of immigrants from developing countries

8th June 2017

Musa Shallal United Arab Emirates University, UAE Purpose: This paper demonstrates how immigrant families from developing countries deal with the return home dilemma. It does this by applying Dumont and Spielvogel (2008) model to the situations of some selected Sudanese migrant families in different countries. Design/methodology/approach: A group of immigrant Sudanese families had been interviewed […]

Reconnecting Higher Education to the discourse of inclusive sustainable knowledge-based economy in the Arab Region

13th January 2017

Thursday, 2nd February 2017 from 14:00 to 17:00 (BST) Board Room (EB 1.39) Dockland Campus, University of East London, London, United Kingdom 13:45-13:55     Arrival 14:00-15:30    Session One 15:30-15:45     Break 15:45-16:45     Session Two Target audience Academic, researchers, higher education officials, students, professionals, research, youth, NGOs, civil society groups, businesses, and other stakeholders. Focus Arab Countries Partners World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) […]

(pp.095-107) K. Alrawi, A. Alrawi and W. Alrawi ‘Challenges in managing small business management in UAE: sustainability of development and success’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2015

22nd December 2015

Khalid Alrawi, Professor, Abu Dhabi University, United Arab Emirates Ahmed Alrawi, Assistant Professor, Al-Falogah University, Iraq Waleed Alrawi, Lecturer, Al-Khawaresmi College, United Arab Emirates Purpose: The aim of this exploratory research is to shed light on the characteristics of Small Business Enterprises (SBes) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) when selling their products in the local […]

(pp.147-177) F. Harhara and A. Al-Roubaie ‘Joint estimation of economic growth and FDI in UAE’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2014

16th August 2013

Fahad Harhara, Brunel University, UK Amer Al-Roubaie, Al Ahlia University, Kingdom of Bahrain Purpose: The purpose of this study is to empirically examine the assertion that economic growth impacts the level of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). At the same time the study tests the opposite relationship in that FDI impacts economic growth in the host […]

(pp.001-032) F. S. Harhara, A. Al-Roubaie and W. Al-Karagouli ‘Host country factors and inward FDI-induced technology transfer in UAE’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2014

12th June 2013

Fahad Saif Harhara, Brunel University, UK Amer Al Roubaie, Al Ahlia University, Kingdom of Bahrain Wafi Al Karagouli, Brunel University, UK Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the host country factors that impact the transfer of technology arising from Foreign Direct Investment for a resource-rich nation such as the United Arab Emirates. […]

(pp.131-156) N. G. Aswad, Y. Al-Saleh and H. Taleb ‘Clean energy awareness campaigns in the UAE’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2013

10th April 2013

Noor Ghazal Aswad, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Abu Dhabi Yasser Al-Saleh, INSEAD Innovation & Policy Initiative, Abu Dhabi Hanan Taleb, British University in Dubai, Dubai Purpose: This paper presents an overview of recent public awareness campaigns on CE issues in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. It also provides an in-depth case study of […]

(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 […]

(pp.143-159) K. Al-Rawi, A. Alrawi and M. Ibrahim ‘Evaluating knowledge oriented management in UAE firms’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2012

2nd June 2012

Khalid Al-Rawi, American University in the Emirates, UAE Ahmed Alrawi, Al-Anbar University, Iraq Maher Ibrahim, American University in the Emirates, UAE Purpose: The purpose of this exploratory research is to identify and measure the promotion of knowledge-oriented management in United Arab Emirates (UAE) industries. Design/methodology/approach: This study was guided through questionnaires that surveyed 129 industrial […]