(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]

(pp.139-149) R. Kumar, E Madhu, A. Maan and S. Sinha ‘Determination of combined exposure factor of different transport related environmental pollutants by assessing air quality and noise levels: A case study of Delhi’, World Sustainable Development Outlook, 2015

1st July 2015

RAVINDRA KUMAR, ERRAMPALLI MADHU and ANIL MAAN, Central Road Research Institute, India; SANJEEV SINHA, National Institute of Technology Patna, India Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to the determination of Combined Exposure Factor (CEF) of different transport-related environmental pollutants by assessing air quality and noise levels. Design/methodology/approach: The CEF takes into account the potential relative uptake [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]

(pp.101-111) A. Ahmed and K. T. Hanson ‘Leadership, capacity building & SD in contemporary Africa’, WJEMSD, Vol. 7, Nos. 2/3/4, 2011

23rd September 2011

Allam Ahmed, University of Sussex, UK Kobena T. Hanson, African Capacity Building Foundation, Zimbabwe Abstract: There is now real optimism of the prospects of Africa reclaiming the 21st century given its recent sterling growth performance and the number of successful reforms undertaken. There have been considerable and noticeable efforts to invest in innovation, infrastructure, integration, [more details]

(pp.101-110) A. Ahmed and K. T. Hanson ‘The critical role of capacity building in achieving sustainable development in Africa’, WJSTSD, Vol. 8, Nos. 2/3, 2011

21st August 2011

Allam Ahmed, University of Sussex, UK Kobena T. Hanson, African Capacity Building Foundation, Zimbabwe Abstract: Today, more so than ever before, the African Continent is confronted with many challenges on its path to sustained growth and development. There is no denying the fact that Africa needs to substantially improve growth performance if it is to [more details]

(pp.137-152) F. A. Léautier ‘The future of Africa is now! The critical role of capacity development’, WJSTSD, Vol. 8, Nos. 2/3, 2011

21st August 2011

Frannie A. Léautier, African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), Zimbabwe Abstract: African countries experienced severe macroeconomic shocks in the 1980s, which put them on a reform path that has generated resilience visible in their ability to recover and even grow from the fiscal and economic crises of 2008-2009. Critical to the success of the reforms was [more details]

(pp.39-46) O. Mutanga The 21st Century and its challenges: Reconsidering the Keynesian State’, WJEMSD, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2011

7th July 2011

Oliver Mutanga, University of the Free State, South Africa Abstract: The article advances the argument that there is a great need for reconsidering States’ role in regulating socio-economic, environmental and political spheres. The period of the collapse of communist economies has seen the private market led system being seen as rational. State intervention was seen [more details]

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