Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues: Volume 2 Issue 4


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A conceptual framework of impeders to strategy implementation from an exploratory case study in an Iranian university

Fariborz Rahimnia, Yiannis Polychronakis, John M. Sharp

The purpose of this paper is to develop a comprehensive framework for assessing impeders of strategy implementation in a higher education context through an in‐depth…

The impact of learning orientation on NSD and hotel performance: Evidence from the hotel industry in Iran

Kayhan Tajeddini

Although the significance of the learning organization concept is recognised in innovation management, there are only a few studies on the way in which a learning…

Identification of knowledge management critical success factors in Iranian academic research centers

Peyman Akhavan, Reza Hosnavi, Mohammad E. Sanjaghi

The purpose of this paper is to examine the status of knowledge management (KM) in selected Iranian academic research centers (IARCs) in order to identify the most…

A study of quality from the perspective of the university graduates: A case study focusing on a small university in Iran

Abdolrahim Navehebrahim

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate higher education quality from the perspective of university graduates.

Optimizing business education: a strategic response to global challenges

Ehab K.A. Mohamed

The purpose of this paper is to identify the challenges facing business education in providing students with the knowledge and skills that raise their competency level to…

An empirical investigation of the use of humor in university classrooms

Hicham Benjelloun

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the use of humor in university classrooms in Qatar. This paper also seeks to highlight the positive impact of humor on learning…



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  • Professor David A Kirby
  • Dr Matthew Clarke