(pp.195-204) E. Elmansori ‘Business incubators as a tool for the development and growth of start-up companies in the Arab world’, World Sustainable Development Outlook, 2015

1st July 2015

EMHAMAD ELMANSOURI, Omar Al-Mukhtar University, Al-Bayda, Libya Purpose: Business incubation facilitates the development and growth of start-up companies by providing entrepreneurs with resources and services. Incubator management usually develops these services that are offered by its wide network of contacts. Therefore, the aim of this research to contribute to general knowledge about the economic growth [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]

(pp.051-063) H. M. Al-Mubaraki and M. Busler ‘Importance of innovation in Sweden’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2014

12th June 2013

Hanadi Mubarak AL-Mubaraki, Kuwait University, Kuwait Michael Busler, Richard Stockton College, USA Purpose: The dynamics of business contexts manipulate the way firms act in their industry. These changes can have effects in several areas within a company. Entrepreneurship and Innovation are two areas that are affected when a change in a firm’s environment occurs. The [more details]

(pp.21-37) E. Hamad and L. Arthur ‘Entrepreneurship in SMEs through business incubators in UAE’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2013

14th December 2012

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 ways to implement business incubation in Libya. Business incubators (BI) have proved to be [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.031-056) H. M. Al-Mubaraki and H. Schrödl ‘Incubating success towards gulf cooperation council (GCC)’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2012

28th January 2012

Hanadi M. Al-Mubaraki, Kuwait University, Kuwait Holger Schrödl, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Deutschland Purpose: This paper aims to identify and assess critical dimension of business incubation with focus on the Gulf Cooperation Council, which are suitable to measure the effectiveness of business incubation to support startup and entrepreneurial businesses by providing a number of services and resources [more details]

(pp.193-212) C. J. Mambula I ‘Characteristics of migrant entrepreneurs as agents of direct investment in sub-saharan Africa’, WJEMSD, Vol. 6, No. 3, 2010

1st December 2010

Charles J. Mambula I, Langston University, USA Abstract: This chapter is a hybrid of entrepreneurship and international business. While conceptualising Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), together with theory and practice for development, the study looks at the role migrant entrepreneurs can play in the process, i.e. Africa. The study focuses on one group of Entrepreneurs (the [more details]

(pp.061-075) J. Lee and S. W. Tai ‘Motivators & inhibitors of entrepreneurship & small business development in Kazakhstan’, WJEMSD, Vol. 6, Nos. 1/2, 2010

1st April 2010

Jung-Wan Lee, Boston University, USA Simon W. Tai, KIMEP, Kazakhstan Abstract: This study investigates motivators and inhibitors of entrepreneurship and small business development in the transitional economy of Kazakhstan in Central Asia. A qualitative research was used to obtain a macro view of developing entrepreneurship and small business in Kazakhstan. A focus group interview with [more details]

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