(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.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]

(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.029-036) Z. Jin and J. Navare ‘Exploring the relationship between risk management and adoptive innovation: a case study approach’, WJEMSD, Vol. 6, Nos. 1/2, 2010

1st April 2010

Zhongqi Jin and Jyoti Navare, University of Middlesex, UK Abstract: Adaptive innovation becomes increasingly important in today’s competitive world. However, in the presence of current economic downturn, cautions are voiced against potential risks; these innovative activities can bring from firm to country level. Our research addresses such concerns. The research is drawn from two key streams [more details]

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