(pp.i-100) ‘Middle East Journal of Entreprenuership, Leadership and Sustainable Development (MEJELSD)’, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017

28th September 2017

WELCOME to the inaugural issue of Middle East Journal of Entrepreneurship, Leadership & Sustainable Development (MEJELSD). The aim of MEJELSD is to disseminate the information on latest changes, trends, developments, innovations and activities in the field of entrepreneurship. The field of entrepreneurship entails areas of study such as leadership, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and [more details]

(pp.xiii-xx) A. Ahmed, S. S. Khan and M. R. Khan ‘Editorial’, MEJELSD, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017

24th September 2017

Allam Ahmed* Science and Technology Policy Research (SPRU), School of Business Management and Economics, The Freeman Centre, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QE, United Kingdom Email: allam@sussex.ac.uk Samar Saber Khan College of Business, Eff at University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Muhammad Rahatullah Khan Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research Center, College of Business Eff at University, Jeddah, [more details]

(pp.17-31) R. Khan, J. Al-Akkad and S. A. Al-Khursani ‘Cultivating a sustainable ecosystem for entrepreneurship for national transformation: Saudi Aramco Entrepreneurship Center’, MEJELSD, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017

24th September 2017

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 launched in 2011 with an objective to develop local enterprises in [more details]

(pp.43-60) M. R. Khan and J. M. Baarmah ‘Building a case for crowdfunding platforms in Saudi Arabia’, MEJELSD, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017

24th September 2017

Muhammad Rahatullah Khan* and Jannah M. Baarmah Entrepreneurship Department, Effat University, Kilometer 2 – Old Makkah Road, P.O. Box 34689, Jeddah 21478, Saudi Arabia Email: mkhan@effatuniversity.edu.sa Email: jbaarmah@effat.edu.sa Purpose: No one knows more about a creative and innovative project than its architect and owner of the idea. The funding helps the startup start the project [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]

Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Social Enterprise in a Multi-cultural World

30th October 2016

Thursday, 17 November 2016 from 09:30 to 14:00 (BST) Dockland Campus , University of East London, London, United Kingdom Hosts World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) Royal Docks School of Business and Law UN Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY) London Centre of International Law Practice (LCILP) Emerald Group Publishing Target audience Entrepreneurs, academic, research, [more details]

Future of Higher Education in the Arab Countries: Challenges and Opportunities in the Digital Economy

12th January 2015

Thursday, 02 November 2017 from 14:00 to 17:00 (BST) London, United Kingdom Hosts World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) Royal Docks School of Business and Law UN Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY) Target audience Academic, research, higher education officials, policy makers, youth, NGOs, civil society groups, businesses, and other stakeholders. Focus Arab Countries The workshop [more details]