(pp.067-084) M. Shallal ‘Return migration: dilemma of immigrants from developing countries’, IJSR, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2017

8th June 2017

Musa Shallal United Arab Emirates University, UAE Purpose: This paper demonstrates how immigrant families from developing countries deal with the return home dilemma. It does this by applying Dumont and Spielvogel (2008) model to the situations of some selected Sudanese migrant families in different countries. Design/methodology/approach: A group of immigrant Sudanese families had been interviewed [more details]

(pp.25-33) M. Shallal ‘A comparison between Al Hayer, UAE community and LeMars (Iowa), USA community’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2016

16th May 2016

Musa Shallal Faculty of Humanities and Social Studies Department of Sociology, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates Purpose: The aim of this research is to investigate the similarities and differences between two small communities that are different in location and culture; namely Al Hayer in the United Arab Emirates, and LeMars, Iowa in the [more details]

(pp.095-107) K. Alrawi, A. Alrawi and W. Alrawi ‘Challenges in managing small business management in UAE: sustainability of development and success’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2015

22nd December 2015

Khalid Alrawi, Professor, Abu Dhabi University, United Arab Emirates Ahmed Alrawi, Assistant Professor, Al-Falogah University, Iraq Waleed Alrawi, Lecturer, Al-Khawaresmi College, United Arab Emirates Purpose: The aim of this exploratory research is to shed light on the characteristics of Small Business enterprises (SBes) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) when selling their products in the local [more details]

(pp.01-24) S. S. O. M. Nour ‘Overview of technology transfer in the manufacturing industries in the Arab countries: the case of UAE and Sudan’, IJSR, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2015

1st May 2015

Samia Satti Osman Mohamed Nour, King Abdulaziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Purpose: This paper aims to examine the channels and effects of technology transfer in industrial manufacturing firms in the Arab region, with particular reference to the UAE and Sudan. Design/methodology/approach: This paper uses descriptive and comparative approaches and utilises the definition of technology [more details]

Future of Higher Education in the Arab Countries: Challenges and Opportunities in the Digital Economy

12th January 2015

Thursday, 02 November 2017 from 14:00 to 17:00 (BST) London, United Kingdom Hosts World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD) Royal Docks School of Business and Law UN Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY) Target audience Academic, research, higher education officials, policy makers, youth, NGOs, civil society groups, businesses, and other stakeholders. Focus Arab Countries The workshop [more details]

(pp.147-177) F. Harhara and A. Al-Roubaie ‘Joint estimation of economic growth and FDI in UAE’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2014

16th August 2013

Fahad Harhara, Brunel University, UK Amer Al-Roubaie, Al Ahlia University, Kingdom of Bahrain Purpose: The purpose of this study is to empirically examine the assertion that economic growth impacts the level of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). At the same time the study tests the opposite relationship in that FDI impacts economic growth in the host [more details]

(pp.133-147) M. Shallal ‘Sudanese immigrant families’ structure and living arrangements in the UAE’, IJSR, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2013

9th July 2013

Musa Shallal, United Arab Emirates University, UAE Purpose: This paper aims to investigate the family situations and living arrangements of Sudanese immigrant families in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Design/methodology/approach: The paper is based on data collected five years ago from 1,689 Sudanese expatriates in the UAE. Using non-probability sampling methods, they were selected from [more details]

(pp.001-032) F. S. Harhara, A. Al-Roubaie and W. Al-Karagouli ‘Host country factors and inward FDI-induced technology transfer in UAE’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2014

12th June 2013

Fahad Saif Harhara, Brunel University, UK Amer Al Roubaie, Al Ahlia University, Kingdom of Bahrain Wafi Al Karagouli, Brunel University, UK Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the host country factors that impact the transfer of technology arising from Foreign Direct Investment for a resource-rich nation such as the United Arab Emirates. [more details]

(pp.131-156) N. G. Aswad, Y. Al-Saleh and H. Taleb ‘Clean energy awareness campaigns in the UAE’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2013

10th April 2013

Noor Ghazal Aswad, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Abu Dhabi Yasser Al-Saleh, INSEAD Innovation & Policy Initiative, Abu Dhabi HananTaleb, British University in Dubai, Dubai Purpose: This paper presents an overview of recent public awareness campaigns on CE issues in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. It also provides an in-depth case study of the [more details]

(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]

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