Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues: Volume 3 Issue 2


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Use of Cobb‐Douglas production model on some selected manufacturing industries in Oman

Mohammad Zakir Hossain, Khalid Said Al‐Amri

The main purpose of this paper is to select the most suitable production model for measuring the production process of some major manufacturing industries in Oman.

Syria's next generation: youth un/employment, education, and exclusion

Elizabeth S. Buckner, Khuloud Saba

The purpose of this paper is to examine the educational and employment opportunities of Syrian youth. It examines findings from a number of nation‐wide surveys of Syrian…

Investigating recruitment practices and problems of multinational companies (MNCs) operating in Egypt

Menatallah Darrag, Ahmed Mohamed, Hadia Abdel Aziz

The purpose of this paper is to present and discuss the recruitment conditions of multinational companies (MNCs) in Egypt, along with problems and de‐recruitment…

The resource curse and private investment: a theoretical model of the impact of corruption

Stephen S. Everhart

A neoclassical model of growth is augmented with the purpose of investigating the relationship between private investment, resource endowments, and corruption. It allows…

Saudi Arabian educational history: impacts on English language teaching

Tariq Elyas, Michelle Picard

The purpose of this paper is to critically examine the history of education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its impact on modern teaching practices. It explores the…

Developing curriculum leadership in the UAE

Lauren Stephenson

This paper aims to build a comprehensive picture of teacher experiences as three educational institutions undertook the process of pedagogical strategy reform through…



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  • Professor David A Kirby
  • Dr Matthew Clarke