Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues: Volume 3 Issue 4


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Skilled Egyptian diaspora contributions to Egypt

Dina Mehrez, Hadia Hamdy

The study aims to learn of the contributions of the skilled Egyptian diaspora to the development of Egypt; to understand how these contributions differ according to their…

Co‐evolution and reconcilability of Islam and the West: the context of global banking

Issam Tlemsani

The purpose of this paper is to argue that if reconcilability between Islam and the West exists in the field of finance and if the two systems can co‐evolve in a mutually…

Influence of culture on project practices: Insights from Australian project managers in UAE

Sabina Cerimagic

The aim of this paper is to explore the workplace behaviours of Australian project managers working in the UAE, as examples of Western cultural adjustment.

Access to fieldwork: “strange” work in a Middle East setting

Linzi J. Kemp

The purpose of this paper is to stress the importance of effectively gaining access to organizations for fieldwork, an essential element of work for a qualitative researcher.

The influence of technology acceptance model (TAM) factors on students' e‐satisfaction and e‐retention within the context of UAE e‐learning

Mohammad Ahmad Al‐hawari, Samar Mouakket

The main purpose of this paper is to highlight the significance of TAM factors in the light of some external factors on students' e‐retention and the mediating role of…

“I made it”: Israeli‐Palestinian women principals as leaders

Khalid Arar

This study aims to analyze the construction of the meaning of leadership by two Arab women school principals in Israel who are “pavers of the way”.



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2008 – 2014

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Emerald Publishing Limited


  • Professor David A Kirby
  • Dr Matthew Clarke