(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.075-085) A. Djeflat ‘Emerging innovation systems (EIS): a new conceptual framework for analysing GCC and Maghreb countries policies’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2015

22nd December 2015

Abdelkader Djeflat, The Maghtech Network, CLERSÉ Laboratory, University of Lille, France Purpose: This paper examines some of the difficulties met by GCC and Maghreb countries to innovate and impulse a sustainable growth through the lenses of the Emergence paradigm. It looks more precisely at the state of innovation systems and how they work in this crucial stage [more details]

(pp.14-27) A. Djeflat ‘Absorptive capacity and demand for innovation as driving engines for emerging innovation systems (EIS): comparing GCC and Maghreb countries’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2015

6th September 2015

Abdelkader Djeflat, University of Lille, France Purpose: The objective of this paper is to highlight some of the major obstacles facing the emergence of the innovation process in both GCC and Maghreb Countries. It presents an empirical analysis of the absorptive capacity and the effective demand for R&D and innovation services and compares the two [more details]

(pp.01-13) A. Al-Roubaie and A. Al-Ameen ‘Trade and knowledge creation in GCC countries: the case for sustainable development’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2015

17th August 2015

Amer Al-Roubaie, Ahlia University, Bahrain Abdulwahab Al-Ameen, University of Bahrain, Bahrain Purpose: Knowledge creation, technology transfer and information dissemination have been widely discussed in the literature of development studies as important drivers for rapid economic growth and sustainable development. In the new economy, access to global markets has become essential for supporting development. International trade [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]