(pp.07-35) S. M. Nour ‘Assessment of the gender gap in Sudan’, IJSR, Vol. 4, No.1, 2014

8th August 2013

Samia Mohamed Nour, University of Maastricht, the Netherlands Purpose: This paper examines the gender gap in education and investigates the related implications on the labour market and return to education in Sudan. Design/methodology/approach: This paper uses primary and secondary data obtained from different sources. It uses new primary survey data at the micro level collected [more details]

(pp.157-172) M. N. Marobela and K. Andrae-Marobela ‘Neoliberalism in education at the university of Botswana’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2013

10th April 2013

Motsomi Ndala Marobela and Kerstin Andrae-Marobela, University of Botswana, Botswana Purpose: This paper examines the implementation of Performance Management System (PMS) at the University of Botswana and its impact on worker’s motivation. PMS was inspired by the New Public Management (NPM) doctrine emphasising efficiency. Design/methodology/approach: An exploratory methodology was used, combined with critical realism explaining [more details]

(pp.057-079) H. S. AL-Obaidy ‘Building capacity for a knowledge-based economy in Bahrain’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2012

28th January 2012

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 economic growth and promote development. Bahrain has limited natural resources, and, therefore, investment in [more details]

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