Education, Business and Society: Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues: Volume 7 Issue 2/3


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Explaining the decline in fertility among citizens of the GCC countries: the case of the UAE

Mouawiya Al Awad, Carole Chartouni

This paper aims to examine certain factors that have contributed to the decline in fertility in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in recent years, taking…

A conceptual framework to address barriers to knowledge management in project-based organizations

Peyman Akhavan, Mohammad Reza Zahedi, Seyed Hosein Hosein

The purposes of this study are to identify, classify and prioritize knowledge management (KM) barriers in an Iranian project-based organization (PBO) and to present a…

How can school education impact earthquake risk reduction in Lebanon?

Hoda Baytiyeh

The purposes of this article are to outline the existing seismic risk in Lebanon and to identify the crucial role of Lebanese school education in advancing both a culture…

The Ministry of Higher Education’s role in private Jordanian universities and the hidden tool of the budget

Osama Abdellateef Mah’d

The aim of this research is to shed light on the role the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research (MoHE) plays in private Jordanian universities (PJUs). Private…

Students’ acceptance and satisfaction of learning through course websites

Sujeet Kumar Sharma, Jyoti Kumar Chandel, Srikrishna Madhumohan Govindaluri

This paper aims to understand the interrelationships between the various factors that affect the use of course Web sites by university students in a developing country…

Preparing Emirati students to meet the English language requirements for higher education: a pilot study

Christina Gitsaki, Matthew A. Robby, Ahmad Bourini

The purpose of this paper is to report on an applied research project that was conceived in response to the low number of Emirati high school graduates entering directly…



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  • Professor David A Kirby
  • Dr Matthew Clarke