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  /  (pp.xiii-xx) A. Ahmed, S. S. Khan, and M. R. Khan ‘Editorial’, MEJELSD, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017
Middle East Journal of Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Sustainable Development (MEJELSD)

(pp.xiii-xx) A. Ahmed, S. S. Khan, and M. R. Khan ‘Editorial’, MEJELSD, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017

Allam Ahmed*
Science and Technology Policy Research (SPRU), School of Business Management and Economics, The Freeman Centre, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QE, United Kingdom
Samar Saber Khan
College of Business, Eff at University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Muhammad Rahatullah Khan
Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research Center, College of Business Eff at University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

WELCOME to the inaugural issue of Middle East Journal of Entrepreneurship, Leadership & Sustainable Development (MEJELSD). The aim of MEJELSD is to disseminate the information on latest changes, trends, developments, innovations and activities in the field of entrepreneurship. The field of entrepreneurship entails areas of study such as leadership, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and sustainable development (SD). Hence the research in these areas will be incorporated. The journal will publish work from academics and managers in these fields. MEJELSD is a new international, multidisciplinary, refereed journal aims as a forum for academics, practitioners and policymakers from around the world to exchange concepts, research, and best practices about entrepreneurship and leadership in the Middle East. This unique initiative aims to integrate the study of these various disciplines to achieve SD in the Middle East and help to stimulate debate amongst scholars, researchers and policymakers within and outside the Middle East region with a view to defining common, effective responses to tomorrow’s challenges. MEJELSD is also intended as a first step in paving the way towards further reflection on the future position and role of the region in the World.