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Rashid Khan*, Jamal Al-Akkad and Sami A. Al-Khursani Aramco Email: rashid.khan.1@aramco.com Email: jamal.akkad@aramco.com Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to apprise the readers of the initiatives of Saudi Aramco in entrepreneurship development and growth in the country. Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Center (SAEC) was

Yagoub Ali Gangi, Ahmed Bin Mohammad Military College, Qatar Purpose: There is a constant need to investigate the importance of entrepreneurship education for economic development. This paper aims for examining the potential role of entrepreneurship education in achieving Millennium Development Goals

Beverlee B. Anderson, California State University, USA Purpose: The purpose of the paper is to explore the relationships that are thought to exist between the corruption within a country and additional selected components that contribute to a country’s sustainable economic development

Hanadi Mubarak AL-Mubaraki, Kuwait University, Kuwait Michael Busler, Richard Stockton College, USA Purpose: The dynamics of business contexts manipulate the way firms act in their industry. These changes can have effects in several areas within a company. Entrepreneurship and Innovation are two

Beverlee B. Anderson, California State University, USA Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationships that are thought to exist between the corruption within a country and selected components that contribute to a country’s sustainable economic development across

Hanadi M. Al-Mubaraki, Kuwait University, Kuwait Jerry Kolo, American University of Sharjah, UAE Purpose: The objective of this paper is twofold: (1) discuss and analyze the adoption of incubators based on the innovation in France as successful case studies, and (2) identify

Hanadi M. Al-Mubaraki, Kuwait University, Kuwait  Holger Schrödl, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Deutschland Purpose: This paper aims to identify and assess critical dimension of business incubation with focus on the Gulf Cooperation Council, which are suitable to measure the effectiveness of business incubation to