The role of the private sector and the diaspora in achieving the 2030 SDGs

27th January 2018

Monday 5th February 2018 (18:00-20:30) UNICEF UK, London, United Kingdom Target audience: Private sector, business, SMEs, academics, researchers, UN agencies, NGOs, civil society groups, youth, students and other stakeholders and all those who are interested in UNICEF’s priorities/mandate (children, child survival i.e. health, nutrition, water, sanitation, hygiene, as well as education and child protection) Focus: [more details]

(pp.089-099) A. A. Dafa’alla and E. S. Hussein ‘The Role of Diaspora as International Agents For Development’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2017

9th January 2018

Adil A. Dafa’alla* and Elmouiz S. Hussein Airbus, UK Purpose: To conceptually model the economic contribution of the Diaspora as a Public Private Partnership (PPP) to promote business, investment and industry, both in their host countries and countries of origin. As such, the model promotes Diaspora as International Agents for Development. Design/Methodology/Approach: A qualitative research [more details]

(pp.27-40) M. H. Alaafia ‘R&D Collaboration Between the Municipal Council and Local Universities: Case Study of Bahrain’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2017

5th January 2018

Mahmood Habib Alaafia Northern Municipal Council, Bahrain Purpose: Research and Development (R&D) have become crucial to the success, sustainability and competitiveness of any organisation. For municipal affairs in Bahrain, the R&D concept has risen as a core business area that can theoretically resolve the challenges encountered by municipal councils with respect to a scarcity of [more details]

(pp.57-72) A. A. Dafa’Alla ‘Critique of the contribution of the manufacturing sector to the Sudanese economy’, IJSR, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2018

27th October 2017

Adil Ahmed Dafa’Alla Airbus Operations Ltd, UK, Pegasus House, Aerospace Avenue, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7PA Email: Adil.dafaalla@airbus.com Purpose: To investigate the contribution of the Sudanese manufacturing sector to the Sudanese economy and assess its role as a driver for achieving sustainable development in the Sudan. Design/Methodology/Approach: This paper reviews and analyses the contribution of the [more details]

(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.33-42) S. Bahidrah and K. A. Korkmaz ‘Barriers to the implementation of the 2030 Saudi Visions Sustainable Construction Objectives’, MEJELSD, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017

24th September 2017

Saeed Bahidrah* and Kasim A. Korkmaz Eastern Michigan University School of Visual and Built Environments, Ypsilanti, MI E-mail: sbahidra@emich.edu E-mail: kkorkmaz@emich.edu Purpose: This research investigates the barriers preventing the implementation of green and sustainable practices in the Saudi Construction industry. Design/Methodology/Approach: This research utilises a qualitative research approach, a case study. It relies on a [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.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.275-285) Y. C. Joshi ‘Sustainable development of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Gujarat, India’, World Sustainable Development Outlook, 2015

1st July 2015

YOGESH C. JOSHI, Sardar Patel University, India Purpose: Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are vital for contribution to Gross Domestic Product (GDP), employment, exports, balanced development and being nursery of entrepreneurs in India. During past years the production of MSMEs has grown at a higher rate compared to overall production of industry in India. [more details]

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