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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

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

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

Samia Satti Osman Mohamed Nour, King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Purpose: This paper aims to examine the channels and effects of technology transfer in industrial manufacturing firms in the Arab region, with particular reference to the UAE and Sudan. Design/methodology/approach:

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

Musa Shallal, United Arab Emirates University, UAE Purpose: This paper aims to investigate the family situations and living arrangements of Sudanese immigrant families in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Design/methodology/approach: The paper is based on data collected five years ago from 1,689

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

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

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

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)