Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues: Volume 5 Issue 4


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Climate change in Oman: current knowledge and way forward

Mushtaque Ahmed, B.S. Choudri

The purpose of this paper is to give professionals, researchers and policy makers in Oman and the region understanding of the climate change implications for better…

Understanding consumer buyer behaviour in the EFL market: A case study of a leading provider in Syria

Anas Al‐Fattal, Rami M. Ayoubi

The purpose of this paper is to understand the consumer behaviour when choosing an English as a Foreign Language (EFL) course in the Syrian market. Based on the student…

The role of ICTs in conflict transformation in Egypt

Jayson W. Richardson, Edward J. Brantmeier

The world is now in an era of condensed space and time in which cultural dynamics, including cultural conflict, are increasingly mediated by powerful technologies that…

Effects of television advertising on children in the Middle East

Mohamed A. Nassar, Abdulaziz Al Zien

The purpose of this paper is to describe exploratory work which investigated the negative effects of television commercials on children in the Middle East.

Generation Y workforce expectations: implications for the UAE

Hwee Ling Lim

The United Arab Emirates' demographics show the entry of a large Generation Y (Gen Y) segment into the workforce. Companies need talented human resources hence this trend…



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Emerald Publishing Limited


  • Professor David A Kirby
  • Dr Matthew Clarke