(pp.089-099) A. A. Dafa’alla and E. S. Hussein ‘The Role of Diaspora as International Agents For Development’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2017

9th January 2018

Adil A. Dafa’alla* and Elmouiz S. Hussein Airbus, UK Purpose: To conceptually model the economic contribution of the Diaspora as a Public Private Partnership (PPP) to promote business, investment and industry, both in their host countries and countries of origin. As such, the model promotes Diaspora as International Agents for Development. Design/Methodology/Approach: A qualitative research [more details]

(pp.27-40) M. H. Alaafia ‘R&D Collaboration Between the Municipal Council and Local Universities: Case Study of Bahrain’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2017

5th January 2018

Mahmood Habib Alaafia Northern Municipal Council, Bahrain Purpose: Research and Development (R&D) have become crucial to the success, sustainability and competitiveness of any organisation. For municipal affairs in Bahrain, the R&D concept has risen as a core business area that can theoretically resolve the challenges encountered by municipal councils with respect to a scarcity of [more details]

(pp.01-15) A. Al-Roubaie and M. M. S. Almubarak ‘Localisation of knowledge in GCC countries: the case of SMEs’, MEJELSD, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017

9th September 2017

Amer Al-Roubaie* and Muneer M. S. Almubarak College of Business and Finance, Ahlia University, Bahrain Email: aalroubaie@ahlia.edu.bh Email: malmubarak@ahlia.edu.b Purpose: Localisation of knowledge is among the important challenges facing Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. Knowledge is a key driver of modern economies impacting productivity, employment, wealth creation, poverty reduction and technology diffusion. Building capabilities for [more details]

(pp.085–102) A. A. Dafa’alla and E. S. Hussein ‘Towards an effective industrialisation process in the Sudan’, IJSR, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2017

8th June 2017

Adil A. Dafa’alla and Elmouiz S. Hussein Airbus UK, UK Marwan A. A. Adam Sudanese Knowledge Society, Sudan Purpose: To analyse the performance of the industrial sector in Sudan and assess the enablers and inhibitors to its full contribution to the Sudanese economy. Design/methodology/approach: review and analyse bench-marking industrial policies around the globe with the objective of extracting [more details]

(pp.25-33) M. Shallal ‘A comparison between Al Hayer, UAE community and LeMars (Iowa), USA community’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2016

16th May 2016

Musa Shallal Faculty of Humanities and Social Studies Department of Sociology, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates Purpose: The aim of this research is to investigate the similarities and differences between two small communities that are different in location and culture; namely Al Hayer in the United Arab Emirates, and LeMars, Iowa in the [more details]

(pp.259-273) H. Nithyanandhan ‘Economic impact of microcredit women self-help groups in Chennai, India’, World Sustainable Development Outlook, 2015

1st July 2015

HEMAVATHY NITHYANANDHAN, Mazoon University College, Sultanate of Oman Purpose: Women community equals men community in population. In developing countries like India the status of women is low. The women are socially and economically invisible. The invisibility makes women to disqualify from formal employment opportunities due to lack of education and skills. In order to overcome [more details]

(pp.259-284) N. Al-Roomy ‘Contribution of the Arab private sector to the development of SSA countries’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 3, No. 3/4, 2014

17th August 2013

Nawaf Al Roomy, Ahlia University, Kingdom of Bahrain Purpose: The main objective of this study is to highlight the importance and contribution of Arab investments in Africa. Design/methodology/approach: Emphasis will be directed to the share of private Arab investments in African countries and the potential that these investments will have on future development in both [more details]

(pp.129-142) R. S. Abdul Wahab ‘Data mining’s capabilities for knowledge creation in the GCC counties’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2012

2nd June 2012

Rasha S. Abdul Wahab, Ahlia University, Kingdom of Bahrain Purpose: This paper highlights the importance of using data mining in sustaining development in GCC countries by showing the abilities of data mining techniques of enhancing and improving the discovered knowledge. Design/methodology/approach: This paper studies the role of data mining techniques to support the creation of [more details]

(pp.179-210) A. Al-Dairi, R. McQuaid and J. Adams ‘Entrepreneurship training to promote start-ups and innovation in Bahrain’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2012

2nd June 2012

Abdulhasan Al-Dairi, Bahrain Polytechnic, Bahrain Ronald McQuaid, Edinburgh Napier University, UK John Adams, The British University in Egypt, Egypt Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate training and education support for entrepreneurship in Bahrain, using the case study of the Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP). Design/methodology/approach: The paper uses interviews, secondary sources and participant [more details]

(pp.251-261) T. M. Shaw ‘Africa’s second half-centenary: sustainable human development/citizen security?’, WJSTSD, Vol. 8, Nos. 2/3, 2011

21st August 2011

Timothy M Shaw, The University of the West Indies, Trinidad & Tobago Abstract: Africa faces an unanticipated ‘second chance’ at the start of the second decade of the 21st century: how many ‘developmental’ versus ‘fragile’ states by 2020? The interrelated prospects for both BRICs & the continent are being transformed by the current global financial [more details]

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