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Facilitators: Allam Ahmed and Takwa Tlili Four Days Intensive Workshop Monday 24th - Thursday 27th December 2018 (9:00-14:00) Khartoum - Sudan This four-day workshop has been designed to introduce a variety of fundamental perspectives on Artificial Intelligence (AI) to build future leaders who

The role of knowledge management in strategic management and organizational transformation Three Days Intensive Workshop Tuesday 7th - Thursday 9th August 2018 (9:00-14:00) Khartoum - Sudan Hosts Africa City of Technology (ACT) World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) Sudan Knowledge (SK), UK Middle Eastern Knowledge Economy Institute (MEKEI),

Amer Al-Roubaie, Ahlia University, Bahrain Abdulwahab Al-Ameen, University of Bahrain, Bahrain Purpose: Knowledge creation, technology transfer and information dissemination have been widely discussed in the literature of development studies as important drivers for rapid economic growth and sustainable development. In the new

Maha Bushra Hamed, Saudi German Hospital Group, Saudi Arabia Purpose: Diabetes mellitus is a global health problem with high prevalence worldwide. It is estimated to affect 4.4% of the global population by 2030. Proper care of diabetes is essential and patient’s

Samia Mohamed Nour, University of Maastricht, The Netherlands Purpose: This paper aims to assess the progress in the transition towards knowledge-based economies in the Arab region. Design/methodology/approach: This paper uses updated secondary data obtained from different sources. It uses both descriptive and

Amer Al-Roubaie, Ahlia University, Kingdom of Bahrain Purpose: In development studies, knowledge has been considered an important input for development as well as a major factor in wealth creation and global competitiveness. The main purpose of this paper is to highlight

Rasha S. Abdul Wahab, Ahlia University, Kingdom of Bahrain Purpose: This paper highlights the importance of using data mining in sustainable development in GCC countries by showing the abilities of data mining techniques of enhancing and improving the discovered knowledge. Design/methodology/approach: This

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)

Hadeel Showket AL-Obaidy, Ahlia University, Bahrain Purpose: The aim of this paper is to examine some of the challenges and opportunities to build a knowledge-based economy in Bahrain. Recent trends in development studies have focused on building knowledge capacity to foster