Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues: Volume 5 Issue 3


Table of contents

Gender‐role stereotypes: perception and practice of leadership in the Middle East

Arijit Sikdar, Sumit Mitra

The extant literature on leadership in the Arab world reflects the traditional bias of leadership being a male domain. Arising out of a patriarchal social structure, men…

Population projection of Oman: implications for future development

M. Kabir, M.S. Rahman

Knowledge about current size and structure of a country's population is needed for the formulation and implementation of policies and programs in almost all sectors of…

Towards understanding female entrepreneurship in Middle Eastern and North African countries: A cross‐country comparison of female entrepreneurship

Hala Hattab

Over the past 30 years there has been an increase in the number of women turning to self‐employment and business ownership. Middle Eastern women were no exception and…

Working towards total quality management in Saudi Arabia

Abdulrahman Alhwairini, Andrea Foley

There is an old adage that has some resonance with “the TQM journey”: a traveller asked for directions to their destination and got the reply, “Well, if I were you I would…

Measuring the knowledge productivity: A comprehensive study of knowledge workers in Iranian industrial organizations

Majid Ramezan

The purpose of this paper is to develop a validated model for measuring the knowledge productivity in knowledge‐based organizations.

Applicability of the high performance organization framework in the Middle East: The case of Palestine Polytechnic University

André de Waal, Suhail Sultan

Interest in creating high performance organizations (HPOs) has been growing in the Middle East and Middle Eastern managers have been looking into practices that will help…



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2008 – 2014

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  • Professor David A Kirby
  • Dr Matthew Clarke