(pp.71-79) A. Y. Kassab ‘Knowledge management practices in the Middle East: challenges and trends’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2016

2nd October 2016

Ammar Y. Kassab International Business School, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Purpose: The aim of this study is to explore the knowledge management practices and indicate all their challenges and trends in the Middle East through the previous literature. Design/Methodology: The methodology used for this paper was structured by exploring an extensive literature of [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.49-52) M. B. Hamed ‘The effect of dietary knowledge on the control of type 2 diabetes mellitus in Sudan’, IJSR, Vol. 6, No.1, 2016

11th August 2015

Maha Bushra Hamed, Saudi German Hospital Group, Saudi Arabia Purpose: Diabetes mellitus is a global health problem with high prevalence worldwide. It is estimated to affect 4.4% of the global population by 2030. Proper care of diabetes is essential and patient’s knowledge is vital as diabetes healthcare is primarily self-care. The main objective of this [more details]

(pp.125-145) S. M. Nour ‘Transition to a knowledge-based economy in the Arab region’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2014

16th August 2013

Samia Mohamed Nour , University of Maastricht, The Netherlands Purpose: This paper aims to assess the progress in the transition towards knowledge-based economies in the Arab region. Design/methodology/approach: This paper uses updated secondary data obtained from different sources. It uses both descriptive and comparative approaches and uses the OECD (1996) definition of knowledge-based economy and [more details]

(pp.07-20) A. Al-Roubaie ‘Building knowledge capacity for sustainable development in the Arab World’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2013

14th December 2012

Amer Al-Roubaie, Ahlia University, Kingdom of Bahrain Purpose: In development studies, knowledge has been considered an important input for development as well as a major factor in wealth creation and global competitiveness. The main purpose of this paper is to highlight the importance of building knowledge capacity for sustainable development in the Arab World. Design/methodology/approach: [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]

(pp.143-159) K. Al-Rawi, A. Alrawi and M. Ibrahim ‘Evaluating knowledge oriented management in UAE firms’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2012

2nd June 2012

Khalid Al-Rawi, American University in the Emirates, UAE Ahmed Alrawi, Al-Anbar University, Iraq Maher Ibrahim, American University in the Emirates, UAE Purpose: The purpose of this exploratory research is to identify and measure the promotion of knowledge-oriented management in United Arab Emirates (UAE) industries. Design/methodology/approach: This study was guided through questionnaires that surveyed 129 industrial [more details]

(pp.001-006) A. Ahmed ‘Editorial’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2012

29th January 2012

Allam Ahmed, University of Sussex, UK WELCOME to the inaugural issue of International Journal of Innovation and Knowledge Management in Middle East and North Africa (IJIKMMENA). IJIKMMENA is the first international, multidisciplinary, refereed journal aims as a forum for academics, practitioners and policymakers from around the world to exchange concepts, research, and best practices about [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]