(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.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.113-127) A. Abouzeedan and M. McKelvey ‘Creating a sustainable biotechnology sector in the Arab world’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2012

2nd June 2012

Adli Abouzeedan and Maureen McKelvey, University of Gothenburg, Sweden Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present and analyse the strategies used in building the Swedish biotechnology sector. Developing as well as developed countries need access to a strong and vitalised biotechnology industry for their economic and social progress. In Sweden, the biotechnology sector [more details]