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Faculty Development of Business Educators to Facilitate Students’ Employment

أكتوبر 01, 2017

/ Mahmoud Askari

This paper highlights the needs of faculty development for business professors and sheds light on why business education is unique when compared to other disciplines. The paper argues that different disciplines should not be painted with the same faculty development brush when designing a development strategy. It also proposes that business professors, similar to other professors of applied fields, need to go through an industry experience as part of their faculty development process. Establish...


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Liquidity, profitability and solvency of UAE Banks: A comparative study of commercial and Islamic Banks

سبتمبر 13, 2017

Tabash Ismail

The present study aims to measure and evaluate the liquidity, profitability and solvency of Islamic and commercial banks in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The study has used a sample of all fully-fledged Islamic banks and 14 commercial banks working in the UAE over the period of 2011-2014. Panel balanced data is fetched from different sources for Islamic banks and commercial banks in the UAE. Microsoft Excel, Eviews version 7 and SPSS version 22 have been used for the analysis of the data. The...


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A critique of the role of Islamic banking in economic growth and financial stability of gulf cooperation council (GCC) economies

سبتمبر 12, 2017

Tabash Anagreh Dhankar

This paper presents insights into the relationships between Islamic banking, economic growth and financial stability in GCC economies. The paper gives a critique on the impact of Islamic banking in the growth and stability of the economies of Gulf region. The critique analysis is given based on some of the previous published work by the authors on the relationships between Islamic banking, financial stability and economic growth in selected countries of Gulf region. The paper primarily is based...


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Need for public bus transportation in A'Sharqiyah Governorate of Oman: the community's perception

سبتمبر 04, 2017

/ Iffat Sabir Zhra Al-Rashdi Ruqaiya Al-Mashrafi Karima Al-Rashdi Jean G. Maurice

The means of public transportation in A'Sharqiyah governorate of Oman are minimal and mostly based on private taxis. The development of a public transport system (specifically buses) can contribute significantly to solving many of the social problems of the region like traffic accidents, congestion and pollution. The current research evaluates the community's perception regarding the need for, and the benefits of a public bus service system in A'Sharqiyah governorate (north and south) of Oman. ...

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