Entrepreneurship And Business Innovation In The Middle East

Author: Zgheib, Philippe W.
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522520678
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Entrepreneurship And Business Innovation In The Middle East from the Author: Zgheib, Philippe W.. In the modern globalized business world, entrepreneurial success can be more difficult to achieve. Innovativeness, effective decision-making, and a drive for success are just a few factors influencing entrepreneurial behavior. Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation in the Middle East is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on the analysis of entrepreneurial activities in the framework of cultural diversity. Highlighting crucial perspectives and topics in business contexts, such as job satisfaction, intrapreneurship, and corporate governance, this book is ideally designed for academics, professionals, practitioners, and students interested in business enterprises in the Arab culture.

Startup Rising

Author: Christopher M. Schroeder
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1137356715
Size: 77.42 MB
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Startup Rising from the Author: Christopher M. Schroeder. Despite the world's elation at the Arab Spring, shockingly little has changed politically in the Middle East; even frontliners Egypt and Tunisia continue to suffer repression, fixed elections, and bombings, while Syria descends into civil war. But in the midst of it all, a quieter revolution has begun to emerge, one that might ultimately do more to change the face of the region: entrepreneurship. As a seasoned angel investor in emerging markets, Christopher M. Schroeder was curious but skeptical about the future of investing in the Arab world. Travelling to Dubai, Cairo, Amman, Beirut, Istanbul, and even Damascus, he saw thousands of talented, successful, and intrepid entrepreneurs, all willing to face cultural, legal, and societal impediments inherent to their worlds. Equally important, he saw major private equity firms, venture capitalists, and tech companies like Google, Intel, Cisco, Yahoo, LinkedIn, and PayPal making significant bets, despite the uncertainty in the region. With Startup Rising, he marries his own observations with the predictions of these tech giants to offer a surprising and timely look at the second stealth revolution in the Middle East-one that promises to reinvent it as a center of innovation and progress.

The Real Issues Of The Middle East And The Arab Spring

Author: Thomas Andersson
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461452481
Size: 58.39 MB
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The Real Issues Of The Middle East And The Arab Spring from the Author: Thomas Andersson. The wave of protests and populist uprisings in the Middle East has heightened the focus on a volatile region. But the emphasis on political issues has obscured underlying issues concerning education, infrastructure, research, innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainable economic and social development. This volume, emerging in the aftermath of a conference and workshop on science and technology in the region, presents contributions from a range of experts from the Middle East, Europe, and the United States to provide fresh new insights and perspectives on the challenges and prospects for regional development in the changing global context of our time. The authors explore such topics as: the role of information and communication technologies; mindset change in support of investment in intangible assets and risk-taking; how to approach cultural issues, institutions and governance; collaborations with other regions, and; benchmarking performance while drawing lessons of relevance for the special local context. Ultimately, they offer a number of precise policy recommendations and practical insights for creating an enabling environment for capturing economic, political, and social opportunity.

Women In Business 2014 Accelerating Entrepreneurship In The Middle East And North Africa Region

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
ISBN: 9264213945
Size: 68.99 MB
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Women In Business 2014 Accelerating Entrepreneurship In The Middle East And North Africa Region from the Author: OECD. Women in Business 2014 summarises the progress made by the OECD-MENA Women Business Forum (WBF) since the publication of its first Women in Business report in 2012.

Entrepreneurship And Management In An Islamic Context

Author: Veland Ramadani
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 331939679X
Size: 33.15 MB
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Entrepreneurship And Management In An Islamic Context from the Author: Veland Ramadani. The aim of this volume is to explore entrepreneurship and business from the perspective of Islamic principles, which are usually based on collaboration, teamwork, generosity and altruism. The contributions deal with the confluence of Islamic Principles with entrepreneurial and business ownership characteristics; resource use by entrepreneurs; means of entrepreneurial success, and ethics and social responsibility.

Private Sector And Enterprise Development

Author: Lois Stevenson
Publisher: IDRC
ISBN: 1849802955
Size: 75.94 MB
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Private Sector And Enterprise Development from the Author: Lois Stevenson. 'Stevenson's book provides a through review for a diverse and complex region with a practical guide for policy makers to respond to the high unemployment and low productivity challenges facing the 12 countries covered in the analysis. Moreover, Stevenson advocates how to encourage a missing entrepreneurial spirit that is crucial to expand the private sector role. Written in a smooth style, it is a must read for academics, students and policy makers to understand the dynamics of the private-public sector relations. It is also useful to donor communities to help set their priorities in a regional context.' - Ibrahim Saif, Secretary General, Economic and Social Council of Jordan

Social Entrepreneurship In The Middle East

Author: Dima Jamali
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137509953
Size: 41.22 MB
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Social Entrepreneurship In The Middle East from the Author: Dima Jamali. This two-volume book unveils trends, strengths, weaknesses and overall dynamics and implications of social entrepreneurship in the Middle East region, whilst identifying both opportunities and threats facing social entrepreneurship and supplements through a wealth of insights and examples inspired from practice and current applications.

Private Sector Development In The Middle East And North Africa Making Reforms Succeed Moving Forward With The Mena Investment Policy Agenda

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
ISBN: 9264052828
Size: 72.71 MB
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Private Sector Development In The Middle East And North Africa Making Reforms Succeed Moving Forward With The Mena Investment Policy Agenda from the Author: OECD. Highlights key outcomes of the work of the MENA-OECD Investment Programme from 2005-2007, including reforms achieved to date in investment policies and promotion, corporate governance, financial-sector development, and tax policies.

Brics And Beyond

Author: Stephanie Jones
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118351517
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Brics And Beyond from the Author: Stephanie Jones. BRICs and Beyond is an international business executive text written especially for executive and MBA students. It is based on extensive consulting in emerging economies and several years of experience teaching executive MBA courses around the globe. The author has continually faced the problem that the available textbooks for teaching international business focused almost exclusively on examples of Western multinationals for case illustrations. In the process of preparing cases nearer to the emerging market she worked in, the author realized that the often fascinating, frequently insightful and always different approach to business illustrated by these cases should be required reading for MBA students in typical Western environments too. With its wide range of current case illustrations and concise summaries this is a new-generation text that will welcome today's MBA student to the wider world of 21st century international business. ". . . this book is needed not only because it looks at business from the BRICs points of view; it also looks at business from the point of view of tomorrow's business leaders and the challenges that they will have to cope with." --Professor Jonathan Gosling, Centre for Leadership Studies, and co-founder, The One-Planet MBA, the University of Exeter, UK ". . . Stephanie Jones advises Western businesses on doing business in emerging economies in a refreshingly straightforward manner, integrating in a novel way her three decades of global, practical experience with the daily barrage of reporting on the BRICs--distilling from these many lessons and principles. . ." --Extracted from the Foreword, by Professor Wim Naudé, Director of Research, Maastricht School of Management