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    • Social Cohesion and Optimal Redistribution in Economies with Long-Run Growth 

      Bandyopadhyay, Debasis; Tang, Xueli (American University of Sharjah, 2018)
      We suggest that as social cohesion improves, the macroeconomic gains from progressive redistribution decline. Social interactions facilitate diffusion of nonrival knowledge. The consequent bridging of the knowledge gaps ...
    • Socio-business responsibility in the Gulf Arab states: The case of the Pearl Initiative 

      Kemp, Linzi; Dunlop, Imelda (Emerald, 2014-12)
      Mr Badr Jafar, co-founder of the Pearl Initiative (PI), is the chief protagonist in this case study set in the Gulf Arab states. He launched this company at the United Nations in September 2010, and the launch was timely, ...
    • Stop-Go Monetary Policy 

      Chappell, Henry; Harris, Mark N.; McGregor, Rob Roy; Spencer, Christopher (American University of Sharjah, 2018)
      We propose and estimate several discrete choice models of monetary policy decision-making that feature time-varying inertia. The models permit us to account for three stylized facts characterizing monetary policy making ...
    • Strategic Human Resource Management of International Assignments 

      Waxin, Marie-France (Elsevier, 2007)
      Throughout this chapter, we have studied five topics related to international HRM. First, we have examined the four major approaches to staffing foreign operations: ethnocentric, polycentric, geocentric, and regiocentric. ...
    • Structural Change in MENA Remittance Flows 

      Naufal, George S.; Genc, Ismail (American University of Sharjah, 2013-06-05)
      After independence, the GCC countries relied heavily on foreign workers from fellow Arabs countries. Thus, remittances flowed from GCC to other countries in MENA. In the 1980s-1990s labor source switched to South Asia, ...
    • The symbolic meaning of artifacts for the workplace identity of women in academia 

      Kemp, Linzi; Angell, Linda; McLoughlin, Linda (Emerald, 2008)
      The aim of this paper is to investigate the symbolic meaning attributed by women in academia to workplace artifacts. The research approach is that of auto-ethnography, whereby the authors, as researchers and participants, ...
    • Towards a Performative Understanding of Deservingness: Merit, Gender and the BBC Pay Dispute 

      Simpson, Ruth; Kumra, Savita; Lewis, Patricia; Rumens, Nick (Wiley Online Library, 2020)
      Drawing largely on a high-profile case of unequal pay at the BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) as an illustrative example, this conceptual paper considers differences and interrelationships between merit and deservingness, ...
    • Transnational Links in Rhino Poaching and the Black Market Price of Rhino Horns 

      Lopes, Adrian (Wiley Online Library, 2019)
      The trends of rhino poaching in South Africa and India – major range states – have been remarkably similar over time. Organized criminal syndicates manage an illegal supply chain of rhino horns from poachers, middlemen, ...
    • Virtual Trade and Growth 

      Marjit, Sugata (American University of Sharjah, 2015-01-29)
      The purpose of this paper is to propose a model where trade has a direct and positive impact on growth rate of two trading nations beyond the level effect. We use the idea of virtual trade in intermediates induced by non- ...
    • What We Have Learned about Terrorism since 9/11 

      Gaibulloev, Khusrav; Sandler, Todd (American Economic Association, 2019)
      This overview examines critically the post-9/11 empirical literature on terrorism. Major contributions by both economists and political scientists are included. We focus on five main themes: the changing nature of terrorism, ...
    • Who Gets the Lion's Share? Top Management Group Pay Disparities and Powerful CEOs. 

      McClelland, Patrick; Brodtkorb, Tor (American University of Sharjah, 2013-06-05)
      While the distribution of pay across the hierarchy of corporations has received considerable critical attention, the distribution of pay within top management groups has received comparatively little. This paper contributes ...
    • Women, work and management in the Middle East 

      Rodriguez, Jenny; Ridgway, Maranda; Kemp, Linzi (Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019)
      The role and position of women in the Middle East continues to be the subject of much interest in discussion in the public arena and despite questions about their under-representation in work and management, their experiences ...
    • Workforce localization and HRM practices in the Gulf countries: a literature review 

      Waxin, Marie-France; Bateman, Rob (European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM), 2015-04)
      As members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), the states of Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pursue localization as a government policy aimed at increasing the participation of ...
    • Workforce Localization in the Arab Gulf Countries: How Do Organizations Socialize the Members of a Powerful Minority? 

      Waxin, Marie-France; Kumra, Savita; Zhao, Fang (MDPI, 2020-07)
      This paper addresses a key social–cultural aspect of sustainability in the Gulf region: Workforce localization (WL). Our research objective is to empirically explore organizational socialization (OS) practices in the context ...
    • Workforce localization in the UAE : recruitment and selection challenges and practices in private and public organizations 

      Waxin, Marie-France; Lindsay, Valerie; Belkhodja, Omar; Zhao, Fang (Tennessee State University College of Business, 2018)
      Workforce localization (WL) has become an issue of increasing importance in the Arab Gulf region, a key emerging market, where, in many cases, local citizens are the minority in terms of population, and compete with high ...