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    • Managers and organizational forgetting: a synthesis 

      Mariano, Stefania; Casey, Andrea; Olivera, Fernando (Emerald, 2018)
      Purpose - This paper evaluated how managers influence accidental and intentional organizational forgetting, i.e., knowledge depreciation, knowledge loss, and unlearning. Design/methodology/approach - The literature was ...
    • A Market Efficiency Comparison of Islamic and Non-Islamic Stock Indices 

      Al-Khazali, Osamah; Leduc, Guillaume; Alsayed, Mohammad Saleh (Taylor & Francis Online, 2015)
      This article examines the martingale difference hypothesis (MDH) and the random walk hypothesis (RWH) for nine conventional and nine Islamic stock indices: Asia-Pacific, Canadian, Developed Country, Emerging, European, ...
    • Market Efficiency of Floating Exchange Rate Systems: Some Evidence from Pacific-Asian Countries 

      Al-Khazali, Osamah; Leduc, Guillaume; Pyun, Chong S. (Elsevier, 2011)
      This paper examines the random walk hypothesis (RWH) and the martingale difference hypothesis (MDH) for the Australian dollar and five Asian emerging currencies relative to three benchmark currencies. We use Wright’s (2000) ...
    • The mediating role of artifacts in position practice at work: Examples from a project-based context 

      Awazu, Yukika; Mariano, Stefania; Newell, Sue (Elsevier, 2019-06)
      Drawing on examples from a case study of a global product technology company, we discuss the mediating role of artifacts in position practice in project-based contexts. Findings revealed three types of mediation – ...
    • Military Spending and Economic Growth: Evidence from Jordan 

      AbuAl-Foul, Bassam (American University of Sharjah, 2014-05-08)
      The purpose of this research is to investigate the causal relation between military spending and economic growth in one of the MENA countries, Jordan using annual data over the period 1988-2007. The methodology used in ...
    • Oman's Labour Force: An Analysis of Gender in Management. 

      Kemp, Linzi; Madsen, Susan (Emerald, 2014-11)
      Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to investigate the state of affairs in the Sultanate of Oman for the presence (or absence) of women in senior and managerial roles in private companies. The study also investigates ...
    • On the Causal Link between Financial Development and Economic Growth: Case of Jordan 

      AbuAl-Foul, Bassam; Genc, Ismail; Darayseh, Musa (American University of Sharjah, 2014-05-08)
      This paper empirically examines the causal relation between financial development and economic growth in the case of Jordan for the period 1965 to 2004. That is, the paper attempts to provide answers to the following ...
    • Organizational forgetting Part I: a review of the literature and future research directions 

      Mariano, Stefania; Casey, Andrea; Olivera, Fernando (Emerald Publishing, 2020)
      The purpose of this paper is to systematically review and synthesize the literature on organizational forgetting. A systematic literature review approach was used to synthesize current theoretical and empirical studies on ...
    • Outcomes and Key Factors of Success for ISO 14001 Certification: Evidence from an Emerging Arab Gulf Country 

      Waxin, Marie-France; Knuteson, Sandra; Bartholomew, Aaron (MDPI, 2019)
      The objectives of this research were: (1) To examine the outcomes and key factors of success (KFS) related to ISO 14001 certification, (2) to compare and contrast these in private organizations (PRIVOs) and public organizations ...
    • Parental Involvement and Children's Development: Can There Be Positive Side Effects? 

      Gahramanov, Emin; Hasanov, Rashad; Tang, Xueli (American University of Sharjah, 2018)
      A growing body of literature indicates that meaningful time spent with parents has a significant influence on early childhood development, a future accumulation of a wide array of cognitive and non-cognitive skills, and ...
    • Parental Transfers and Fertility: Does the Recipient's Gender Matter? 

      Gahramanov, Emin; Gaibulloev, Khusrav; Younas, Javed (American University of Sharjah, 2017-06-02)
      This paper examines the role of parental transfers on family size. We introduce a simple theoretical model of fertility decision where preferences towards children may differ between female and male spouses. Parental ...
    • Platform Adoption by Mobile Application Developers: A Multimethodological Approach 

      Song, Jaeki; Baker, Jeff; Wang, Ying; Choi, Hyoung Yong; Bhattacherjee, Anol (Elsevier, 2018-03)
      This paper investigates the factors that influence the adoption of IT platforms by software developers and how those factors differ from those that influence IT adoption by end-users. We take a multi-methodological approach, ...
    • Prize-Linked Savings Games: Theory and Experiment 

      Jindapon, Paan; Sujarittanonta, Pacharasut; Viriyavipart, Ajalavat (American University of Sharjah, 2018)
      We introduce a game in which each player can allocate her endowment in a prize-linked savings (PLS) account, which awards a fixed prize only to a randomly chosen winner. Like Tullock's rent-seeking contest, the probability ...
    • Public sector expatriation 

      Waxin, Marie-France; Brewster, Chris (Springer, 2018-06-16)
      A public sector expatriate is an employee who is sent abroad by their organization, for an organizational mission, for a precise period of time, and expected to return to their home organization, in their home country, ...
    • Public sector HRM reform: a multi-nation perspective 

      Waxin, Marie-France; Bateman, Rob (International Human Resource Management Conference, 2009)
      The objective of this research is to describe and discuss trends in HRM practice as they have emerged in public sector organizations undertaking new management reforms over the last two decades. To do this, we reviewed ...
    • R&D Productivity following First-Time CIO Appointments 

      Khallaf, Ashraf; Skantz, Terrance R. (American University of Sharjah, 2013-06-09)
      Prior studies find that firms announcing the appointment of a new chief information officer (CIO) are rewarded by stock price increases, suggesting that the market expects new CIOs to add long-term value to the firm. In ...
    • The Reduction of Child Mortality in the Middle East and North Africa: A Success Story 

      Iqbal, Farrukh; Kiendrebeogo, Youssouf (American University of Sharjah, 2014-10-14)
      Although child mortality rates have declined all across the developing world over the past 40 years, they have declined the most in the Middle East and North Africa region. This paper documents this remarkable experience ...
    • Reevaluating Terrorism and Economic Growth: Dynamic Panel Analysis and Cross-Sectional Dependence 

      Gaibulloev, Khusrav; Sandler, Todd; Sul, Donggyu (American University of Sharjah, 2013-11-11)
      Contrary to the extant literature, this paper shows that the impact of terrorism on economic growth is insignificant in five regional samples. These surprising results follow when Nickell bias and cross-sectional dependence ...
    • Religiosity, neglected risk and asset returns: theory and evidence from Islamic finance industry 

      Azmat, Saad; Ali, Haiqa; Azad, A. S. M. Sohel; Hassan, M. Kabir (American University of Sharjah, 2018-11)
      This paper studies the sociological influence of religion on the risk and return in the financial markets with particular context of Islamic finance, a rapidly emerging and expanding financial industry. The paper builds a ...
    • The RMB Debate: Empirical Analysis on the Effects of Exchange Rate Shocks in China and Japan 

      Kim, Soyoung; Kim, Yoonbai (American University of Sharjah, 2014-02-16)
      For a better understanding of the ongoing debates on the RMB, this paper investigates the effects of exchange rate shocks on output and the current account for China and Japan. We use structural vector auto-regression ...