S. Al Dallal and A. Al-Roubaie “New horizons in science, technology and innovation and its impact on sustainable development: the case of the Arab world”

18th January 2019

Shawqi Al Dallal and Amer Al-Roubaie, Ahlia University, Bahrain Purpose: Scientific knowledge and technological advancement have made substantial contribution to human progress by developing new tools that paved the way for new discoveries and strengthening the fundamentals for sustainable growth. Over the past several centuries, scientific development has enabled societies to meet some of the [more details]

(pp.01-12) A. Lachachi and M. Houhou ‘The Impact of Knowledge Management on Innovations Performance: A Case Study of Algerian Organisations’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 6, No.1, 2017

5th January 2018

Abdelheq Lachachi and Mustapha Houhou University of Tlemcen and University of M’sila, Algeria Purpose: This study aims to analyse the relationship between knowledge management processes and innovation performance. Design/methodology/approach: The unit of analysis is Algerian organisations. A Questionnaire was used to collect the data. The response sample included 66 responses. The relationships among variables were tested [more details]

(pp.13-26) H. Abou-Arraj ‘Individual Factors Affecting Administrative Innovation in Lebanon’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 6, No.1, 2017

5th January 2018

Hala Abou-Arraj American University of Beirut, Lebanon Purpose: This paper has two main goals: to assess the level of innovation among Lebanese civil servants; the second to test the impact of factors such as age and education on bureaucratic innovations. Design/methodology/approach: A questionnaire was sent to 300 Lebanese civil servants during September 2016. The data [more details]

(pp.01-15) A. Al-Roubaie and M. M. S. Almubarak ‘Localisation of knowledge in GCC countries: the case of SMEs’, MEJELSD, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2017

9th September 2017

Amer Al-Roubaie* and Muneer M. S. Almubarak College of Business and Finance, Ahlia University, Bahrain Email: aalroubaie@ahlia.edu.bh Email: malmubarak@ahlia.edu.b Purpose: Localisation of knowledge is among the important challenges facing Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. Knowledge is a key driver of modern economies impacting productivity, employment, wealth creation, poverty reduction and technology diffusion. Building capabilities for [more details]

(pp.91-99) S. El-Kafafi and J. Cha ‘Application of open innovation strategies in world renowned organisations’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2016

2nd October 2016

Siham El-Kafafi Director of Research and Senior Lecturer, ICL Education Group, New Zealand  Jing Cha Operations Manager, Greenspot Ltd., New Zealand Purpose: This research aims to critically assess two open innovation strategies, the inbound open innovation/inside-out innovation and the outbound open innovation/outside-in innovation, and their application in two world renowned organizations. Design/Approach: The research will [more details]

(pp.61-70) N. M. Hassan ‘Increasing the pace towards an innovation economy in the Arab region’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 5, No 2, 2016

2nd October 2016

Nazar M. Hassan UNESCO Regional Office for Sciences for the Arab States, Cairo Purpose: The Arab region has generally failed to catalyse and convert knowledge production into innovation effectively, and/or add value to products and services in the different economic sectors. Insufficient government commitment for science, technology and innovation (STI) and research, poorly designed national [more details]

(pp.81-90) H. Hamdoun, O. M. Khair, O. M. Ibrahim and M. Adam ‘A peep into the ICT services ecosystem in Sudan’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2016

2nd October 2016

Hassan Hamdoun School of Natural and Computing Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Kings’ College, UK Osama Mohammed Khair Zain-Sudan  Osama Mohammed Ibrahim Zain-Sudan  Marwan Adam Sudanese Knowledge Society, Khartoum, Sudan Purpose: To analyse the ICT services performance against the telecommunications and ICT purpose and mandate, taking into account stakeholders’ role in the ecosystem. Design/Methodology/Approach: This article presents [more details]

(pp.28-36) E. Elmansori ‘Business incubators as a tool for the development and growth of start-up companies in the Arab world’, IJIKMMENA, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2015

6th September 2015

Emhamad Elmansori, Omar Al-Mukhtar University, Libya Purpose: Business incubation facilitates the development and growth of start-up companies by providing entrepreneurs with resources and services. Incubator management usually develops these services that are offered by its wide network of contacts. Therefore, the aim of this research to contribute to general knowledge about the economic growth and [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.183-193) H. M. Al-Mubaraki, A. H. Muhammad and M. Busler ‘Measuring innovation: The use of indicators in developed countries’, World Sustainable Development Outlook, 2015

1st July 2015

HANADI MUBARAK AL-MUBARAKI, Kuwait University, Kuwait ALI HUSAIN MUHAMMAD, Kuwait University, Kuwait MICHAEL BUSLER, Richard Stockton University, USA Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe and identify the ranking of innovation program landscape in the United Kingdom (UK). The identification will focus on the average of four categories: policy, culture, economy and industry. [more details]

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