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UAE the Global Village

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UAE the Global Village

It is estimated that about 240 different cultures live in the UAE today. This means that almost all the cultures in the world are represented in the UAE making it a Global Village. The paper focuses on the question: How has globalization impacted the culture of the UAE? The paper compares the effectiveness and impact of globalization on UAE's economy and culture. Lastly, this paper also examines globalization and its impact on UAE and points out the positive and negative impacts of globalization.

Impact of globalization on UAE has been mixed with both negative and positive implications of global integration.

The population of Saudi Arabia is about 27.6 million people, whereas the neighbouring country of UAE (United Arab Emirate) although has the population of approximately 4.5 million, is considered a very good example of global village in the world. UAE has attracted the international community by…… [Read More]

References

Al-Awadhi, Abdullah. (2009). Media Mirrors Social Mobilization. The Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research.

Al-Khazraji. (2009). Human Development and Expatriate Workforce in the UAE. Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research.

Al-wadhi, Abdullah. (2010). Empowering Emiratization. Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research.

Constantine, Zoi. (2010). Abu Dhabi pupils will be taught in English and Arabic. The National. September 14, 2010.
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UAE HRM the Urbanest Company Is Expanding

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UAE HRM

The Urbanest company is expanding into the UAE. This is the first time that the company has entered into a Muslim country. As such, HRM plans need to be adjusted to deal with this reality. This will provide some unique challenges. However, given the friendly history of the UAE's acceptance of foreign companies, the penetration of the company into this environment should be able to occur successfully.

Cultural Basis-

Before any other issues are considered, the factor of Muslim religion and culture need to be factored in. The company has always prided itself upon accommodating its operations to student needs in ways that traditional university facilities could or would not. This is specifically a point that the company has advertised in press releases to potential student tenants in the UAE ("U-rooms.com partners with," 2010). Before any of our other questions are to be answered, the company must very…… [Read More]

References

Business set up in uae and free zones uae. (2003). Retrieved from  http://www.freezonesuae.com/ .

Insurance companies in uae: A large booming industry in dubai's vibrant and pumping economy.

(2012, January ). Retrieved from http://www.articlesbase.com/insurance-articles/insurance-companies-in-uae-a-large-booming-industry-in-dubais-vibrant-and-pumping-economy-5611637.html.

Kapur, S. (2011, January 9). Top reasons that prompt uae employees to quit. Retrieved from http://www.emirates247.com/news/top-reasons-that-prompt-uae-employees-to-quit-2011-01-09-
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UAE Islands Throughout the World

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In fact the UAE held bilateral negations with officials from Iran in September of 1992. During this meeting the following request were made concerning Iran's occupation of the Islands.

1. The UAE wanted Iran to end the military occupation of both of the Tunbs Islands ("Assertion of the UAE").

2. The UAE asked that Iran make a commitment to adhere to the provisions established by 1971 Memorandum of Understanding as it pertained to Abu Musa ("Assertion of the UAE").

3. Abstain from interfering in any way or the United Arab Emirate's authority over the Abu Musa Island ("Assertion of the UAE").

4. Withdraw all efforts to impose on "the government organs on the Island of Abu Musa and on the citizens of the state and on the expatriates who work there ("Assertion of the UAE")."

5. Develop an appropriate framework to determine the issue of sovereignty over the Island of…… [Read More]

References

Abed I.A., Hellyer P. United Arab Emirates: a new perspective. Trident Press2001.

Assertion of the UAE. 17 May 2010. Web. n.d.

Facts About the Three Occupied UAE Islands. 17 May 2010. Web. n.d.

Koch, C. "Thomas R. Mattair, the Three Occupied UAE Islands: The Tunbs and Abu Musa" (Abu Dhabi: Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research, 2005). International journal of Middle East studies 41.1 (2009): 158. Print
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UAE Pursuant to the Purchase

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We will need to become acquainted with the governance of the zone in which our target purchase operates.

The rapid ascension of the UAE has resulted in rapid inflation in recent years. This has resulting in increasing operating costs for businesses. Moreover, viable land has become scarce, pushing the price of both it and capital assets skyward. This represents a significant challenge in terms of cost reductions and foreign currency exposure. The dirham, which is currently pegged to the U.S. dollar, may be subject to a free float in coming years in recognition of the country's emergence as a world economic power in its own right.

The social infrastructure of the UAE represents some challenges. Less than 20% of the population is native Emirati; thus the country is heavily dependent on migrant workers from other countries. Half of the population comes from the Indian subcontinent, and within the working age…… [Read More]

Works Cited

No author. (2008). United Arab Emirates. CIA World Factbook. Retrieved November 17, 2008 from  https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ae.html 

No author. (no date). General Introduction - Free Zones. UAE Interact. Retrieved November 17, 2008 at http://www.uaeinteract.com/business/freezones.asp

CIA World Factbook
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UAE Abuse the United Arab

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Literature Review

Domestic disputes, domestic violence, family violence, or intimate partner violence are terms often used interchangeably and usually are related to conflicts between or among family members (Buzawa et al. 2008). Whatever it is labeled, these issues occur in every country, across all religious lines, and evidence of abusive relationships and both abusive and victim-type personalities can be seen in a variety of social situations (Versola-Russo & Russo 2009; Williams et al. 2008; Gomez & Speizer 2009; Khan 2006; Alkhateeb et al. 2001). These types of abusive relationships not only transcend national, cultural, and religious boundaries, but can also be found in relationships amongst people of all ages and a complete diversity of sexual orientations and identifications (Lundy & Grossman 2005; Bimbi et al. 2008).

McNeely et al. (2001) assert that domestic violence is also not merely a gender issue, but is truly a human issue, and to perceive…… [Read More]

References

Abu Dhabi. (2010). Wikipedia.org Accessed 23 October 2010. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abu_Dhabi.

Alkhateeb, S.; Ellis, S. & Fortune, M. (2001). "Domestic Violence: The Responses of Christian and Muslim Communities." Journal of Religion & Abuse, 2(3): 3-24.

All About Life's Challenges. (2010). Accessed 23 October 2010.  Http://www.allaboutlifechallenges.org/causes-of-domestic-violence-faq.htm .

Bimbi, D.; Palmadessa, N. & Parsons, J. (2008). "Substance Use and Domestic Violence Among Urban Gays, Lesbians and Bisexuals." Journal of LGBT Health Research, 3(2): 1-7.
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UAE Doing Business Internationally Requires Understanding of

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UAE

Doing business internationally requires understanding of the local political and legal environments. In a country like the United Arab Emirates (UAE), this can be a complex process, but it is necessary for successful market entry. This paper will explore the political and legal environments of the Emirates.

On a national level, the UAE is generally considered to be an open economy, and is certainly one of the more open economies in the region (CIA World Factbook, 2013). The country has committed resources to infrastructure development and job creation, indicating a willingness to build the economic strength of the nation for the long run. There is a free trade agreement in place with the United States. In addition, several areas have set up Free Trade Zones allowing 100% foreign ownership and no taxes, with the objective of attracting foreign investors (CIA World Factbook, 2013). It is worth noting that such…… [Read More]

Works Cited:

Augustine, B. (2012). Better governed state-owned enterprises to drive Gulf growth. Gulf News. Retrieved April 18, 2013 from http://gulfnews.com/business/banking/better-governed-state-owned-enterprises-to-drive-gulf-growth-1.1006936

Chmaytelli, M. & Sharif, A. (2011). Dubai denies plan to restructure debt of state-owned companies in 2012. Bloomberg. Retrieved April 18, 2013 from http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-12-07/dubai-denies-plan-to-restructure-debt-of-state-owned-companies-in-2012.html

CIA World Factbook. (2013). United Arab Emirates. Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved April 18, 2013 from  https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ae.html 

Strong, M. & Himber, R. (2009). The legal autonomy of the Dubai International Financial Centre: A scalable strategy for global free-market reforms. Economic Affairs. Vol. 29 (2) 36-41.
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UAE Development

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UAE

Regional trade agreements

Tourism in the United Arab Emirates and free trade

In a manner that is unusual for an oil-rich state, the United Arab Emirates has pursued a vigorous free trade policy in an attempt to diversify its economy. "Rapid growth in the nonoil economy reduced oil's share of GDP from 60% in 1980 to 35.8% in nominal terms in 2007" in part thanks to its embrace of free trade ("UAE," 2013). At present, less than half of its export value comes from petroleum-related products ("UAE trade policy," 2014). The UAE's economic policy has been judged by outside, objective authorities to be liberal and open to trade. For example, the WTO reports "the UAE's tariff of 5% was significantly lower than the maximum tariff of 15% that can be charged under international trade regulations" ("UAE trade policy," 2014). Tourism has also been one of the cornerstones of the…… [Read More]

References

Algethami, S. (2013.).Why the UAE is a leading tourism destination in the region

Gulf News. Retrieved from: http://gulfnews.com/business/tourism/why-the-uae-is-a-leading-tourism-destination-in-the-region-1.1261536

UAE. (2013). Office of U.S. Trade Representative. Retrieved from:

 https://ustr.gov/countries-regions/europe-middle-east/middle-east/north-africa/united-arab-emirates
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UAE Economy

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Economics of the UAE

majorly driven by the oil explorations vast oil reserves are found within the region.

Oil contributes the highest GDP to the UAE.

UAE's economy is one of the most open in the world.

Economics of the UAE

The economy of the UAE and other Arab countries is majorly driven by the oil explorations that are as a result of the vast oil reserves that are found within the region. Oil is the single natural resources that contribute the highest GDP to the UAE to an extent that foreign explorers are also involved in the mining and processing of the oil. It shapes both the economic trends as will be seen below and also the leadership and the politics of the region.

Inflation in UAE has been recorded at 2%

Despite the global credit crunch and recent crisis in Dubai, reports indicate that Dubai has the lowest…… [Read More]

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UAE Labor Law

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labor law in the UAE and whether private firms adhere to the government declared labor laws in the UAE. Fifteen sources are reviewed and findings reported.

LABOR LAW IN THE UAE

UAE Labor Law (nd) Gulf Talent

Gulf Business

Arab Emirates Embassy

Arab Emirates Embassy

Main Idea

UAE Labor Law Articles

New proposed labor law reviewed

Examines debate over labor law

Explanation of Labor Rights in the UAE

Main Idea

Cabinet of Minister's Resolution

Al Nowais (2014)

AL TAMMI & CO

Main Idea

Examines 2003 Amendment to Labor Laws

Examines emiritization as it realtes to labor law in the UAE

Examines disciplinary actions in UAE labor law

Main Idea

B

Daiija World

Oxford Business Group

Notron Rose Fulbright

Geisel (nd)

Main Idea

A

Covers the labor laws to be amended in the UAE

Examines UAE Labor Laws

Examines UAE labor laws

Examines law issues in the Gulf States

UAE Labor…… [Read More]

References

UAE Labor Law (nd) Gulf Talent. Retrieved from:

www.gulftalent.com/repository/ext/UAE_Labour_Law.pdf

UAE Mulls New Labor Law for Private Sector (2013) Gulf Business. 17 Feb, Retrieved from: www.gulftalent.com/repository/ex

Labor Rights in the UAE (2015) United Arab Emirates Embassy. Retrieved from: http://www.uae-embassy.org/uae/human-rights/labor-rights
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Corp Gov UAE Corporate Governance

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Clearly, he companies engaged in this practice were operating with direct intention, and a roper governance system would have made this obvious and prevented it.

Software Spying

In another telecommunications case, a company was found to have included spyware in a company-sponsored "software upgrade" to users' cell phones, that enabled the company to collect confidential information from users' phones without their consent (Khaleej Times, 2009). Not only is this practice clearly unethical, but it is also illegal despite a lack of stringency in the detection of such crimes and the prosecution of large-scale corporate offenders such as telecommunications companies. Again, greater transparency and internal control would have allowed this practice to be discovered much sooner, and the risk of discovery almost certainly would have prevented this action from ever occurring. Corporate governance works best when it is so strong it is only rarely and usually accidentally tested; when purposeful actions…… [Read More]

References

ADCCG. (2012). Accessed 7 May 2012. http://www.adccg.ae/

ADX. (2012). Mission & Vision. Accessed 7 May 2012.  http://www.adx.ae/English/AboutADX/Pages/MissionVision.aspx 

Creffield, L. (2007). Why you can't block Skype. Accessed 7 May 2012. http://www.ameinfo.com/93716.html

Etisalat. (2011). 2010 Annual Report.
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HRM Policies in the UAE Human Resources

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HRM policies in the UAE

Human resources play an integral role in any organization. The allocation of human capital is critical to the overall success of the organization. Depending on the particular industry, talent and its subsequent retention is directly correlated to the overall profitability of the firm. In many instances, as is the case in our current economic cycle, improper human resource activity can have a profound effect on our overall society. By employing and retaining the correct individuals for the corresponding position, both the business and society benefit. For example, the most creative individuals will be placed in the positions that utilize their talent most effectively. This talent will thus be cultivated in the position allowing the individual to grow and develop. This development allows the individual to create products or solutions that another individual with less talent may overlook. This is primarily how Microsoft, Google, Intel, and…… [Read More]

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Economics of the UAE

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Economies of the UAE

Economics of the UAE

Current analysis of UAE Economy

Historical economic aspects

Discussion of basic economic indicators

GDP: per capita GDP; growth rate of GDP

Inflation rate

Budget

Trade balance

Natural / Human resources & Infrastructure

Exchange Rate Behavior and Forecasting

Demographics (age distribution)

Short-term and long-term prospects/forecasts for UAE Economy

Current analysis of UAE Economy:

The Persian Gulf states including Abu Dhabi, 'Ajman, Al Fujayrah, Ash Shariqah, Dubayy, Umm al Qaywayn, and Ra's al Qaywan are represented as UAE. The states follow an open economic and moderate political policy. The states are rich in oil reserves providing a structured support for their economic and social progress. The strong economic position of the states has enabled them to earn a competing position with the developed western countries. The continuous growth in economy has also enabled the businesses to invest in UAE. The governments of UAE are…… [Read More]

References:

Al-Kaabi, M.K. (2012). The Strategic Alternatives of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Disruption of Maritime Traffic in the Arabian Gulf as a result of Iranian Threats to Close the Strait of Hormuz (Doctoral dissertation, Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School).

CIA. (2013). The world Fact Book. Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved from  https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ae.html 

Elbadawi, I.A. (2012). The State of Open Government Data in GCC Countries. In Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on e-Government (Vol. 36, No. 41, p. 193). Academic Conferences Limited.

Ramamurti, R., & Singh, J.V. (Eds.). (2009). Emerging multinationals in emerging markets. Cambridge University Press.
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Economics of the UAE Assessment Group Project

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Kuwait Sample

Summary of Kuwait's macroeconomic performance

Kuwait much like most of the developed world has undergone significant change. This change has occurred in both social and economic matters. Aspects that once plagued the nation are now being abated by policies that increase productivity and enhance economic activity. Much work still remains for the nation however, as disparate views often conflict with proper policy. After Kuwait gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1961, the state's oil industry saw unprecedented economic growth. Oil production during the following decades nearly doubled. Oil during these periods, was primarily exported to other developed nations including the United States and Japan. As time passed, Kuwait gained a strong competitive advantage in oil and petroleum-based products. This advantage, ultimately allowed the country to flourish during the 1980's and 90's. However, as will be discussed later in the document, economic concentration of petroleum-based products created a…… [Read More]

References:

1) Chilcote, Ryan (3 January 2003). "Kuwait still recovering from Gulf War fires." CNN. Retrieved 7 May 2010

2) Hunter, Shireen T. (1990). Iran and the world: continuity in a revolutionary decade. Bloomington: Indiana University Press. p. 117. ISBN 9780253328779.

3) Ibrahim Abed; Peter Hellyer (2001). United Arab Emirates, a New Perspective. Trident Press Ltd. pp. 83 -- 84. ISBN 978-1-900724-47-0

4) James Reinl (16 June 2009). "UAE roads are among the most deadly: UN." The National Newspaper. Archived from the original on 21 June 2009.
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Effects of Diversity on the UAE Workplace

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Cultural Diversity in United Arab Emirates Organizations

The purpose of the proposed study will be to evaluate the current levels of cultural diversity in United Arab Emirates (UAE) public and private sector organizations and their implications for UAE culture.

The proposed study will be guided by the following research questions:

What have been the recent trends in economic diversification in the UAE?

Is it possible to formulate optimal diversity levels for a given country?

Can there be too much diversity? How can it best be measured? If there is too much diversity, should it be curtailed? Why? How can it be curtailed?

What are the implications for UAE culture if current demographic patterns persist over the next 10 years? Twenty years? Fifty years?

Research Problem and Scope

Today, it can be argued that the UAE is in danger of losing its cultural and religious heritage altogether. Indeed, the UAE is…… [Read More]

References

Balasubramanian, A (2010, Winter). 'Rebuilding Dubai: Post-bubble economic strategy.'

Harvard International Review, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 10-19.

Bartos, OJ & Wehr, P (2002). Using Conflict Theory. Cambridge, England: Cambridge

Jonas, M. (2007, August 5). 'The downside of diversity.' The Boston Globe, 3.
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2swot Analysis of Citigroup UAE Global Network

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2SWOT analysis of Citigroup UAE

Global network

The Strengths

Weaknesses

Opportunities

Threats

The Porters 5 forces analysis

PESTEL Analysis

Business Strategy

The future trends in the internet banking arena

Benefits of e-banking

The legal and ethical issues surrounding e-banking

Alan, F (2002).Your e-banking future. Strategic Finance. Available online at Citibank is a bank that is a subsidiary of the larger Citigroup. Citigroup is a leading financial institution that has services an excess of 100 million clients, close to 6 million online relationships as well as worldwide presence that spans 100 nations. Citibank UAE began its operations in 1987 in an environment that was very competitive. It rolled its services that included a comprehensive array of top notch financial services that targeted the high class and the middle class households. The bank employed cutting edge innovation in order to leverage its global expertise. This positioned it in the UAE region as…… [Read More]

References

Al-Mudimigh, A.S.(2007) "E-Business Strategy in an Online Banking Services: A Case

Study," Journal of Internet Banking and Commerce, April 2007, Vol. 12, no. 1.

Alan, F (2002).Your e-banking future. Strategic Finance. Available online at http://www.allbusiness.com/technology/computer-software-customer-relation/171142-1.html

Choi, S., Stahl, D.O., and Andrew B. Whinston.,A.B (1997).The Economics of Electronic
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Unresolved UAE Iran dispute

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longstanding territorial disputes between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Iran, regarding three islands in the Persian Gulf. The first dispute is with respect to the island of Abu Musa, which is claimed by Sharjah. The other is with respect to Greater Tunbs and Lesser Tunbs, both of which are claimed by Ras al-Khaimah. All three are presently viewed by the international community as territory of Iran. The issue dates back to the formation of the UAE. The former colonial power, the United Kingdom, transferred the islands to Iran at this time, in 1971, ostensibly in exchange for Iran dropping its claim to Bahrain. This paper looks at the dispute between the UAE and Iran over these islands, both in its historical context and in terms of its modern manifestations.

Historical Context

The dispute over the status of Abu Musa pre-dates the formation of the UAE. The island was under…… [Read More]

References

American.edu (no date) Abu Musa. American University. Retrieved November 14, 2016 from http://www1.american.edu/ted/abumusa.htm

FAs.org (2000) Abu Musa island. Federation of American Scientists. Retrieved November 14, 2016 from http://fas.org/nuke/guide/iran/facility/abu-musa.htm

Kaikobad, K. (no date) The Abu Musa and Tunb Islands dispute. Strategics International. Retrieved November 14, 2016 from http://www.strategicsinternational.com/Sem_Islands.pdf

Shoichet, C. & Castillo, M. (2016) Saudi Arabia -- Iran row spreads to other nations. CNN. Retrieved November 14, 2016 from http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/04/middleeast/saudi-arabia-iran-severing-ties-whats-next/
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Small Medium Sized Businesses in United Arab

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Small Medium Sized Businesses in United Arab Emirates

The objective of this study is to trace the history, customer services, CRM and satisfaction issues and problems in small medium size businesses in the United Arab Emirates and to discuss the trends in SMEs.

Small and Medium-scale Enterprises plays an important role in economic development worldwide. Many developing countries in fact have placed Small and medium enterprise development and promotion on top of their economic agenda one of them is The UAE country. Today United Arab Emirates setup governmental fund such as khalifa fund and Dubai SME fund to expand the SME sector and open new opportunities for entrepreneurs to grow and improve. As, There are many small businesses grow by the funding of the Khalifa fund which is "in 2008 offered Dh 246 million in funds for 154 new industrial and services enterprises." Also, the governmental funding can provides many…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development Emphasizes Support to SME (2009) UAE Interact. 4 May 2009. Retrieved from:  http://www.uaeinteract.com/docs/Abu_Dhabi_Council_for_Economic_Development_emphasizes_support_to_SME/35064.htm .

Diana, Allison (nd) UAE CRM and Customer Experience Management Excels. Global CRM. Retrieved from: http://crmsearch.com/uae-crm.php

Microsoft Business Solutions highlights new customer relationship management offering (2002) AME Info. 13 Oct 2002. Retrieved from: http://www.ameinfo.com/20048.html

Small Business (2012) Wikipedia. Retrieved from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Small_business
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UK Saudi Direct Investment for British

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Though this research will not provide all necessary data for such a project to be undertaken, it will explore the issue form a side and perspective not often utilized, shedding light on an essential yet often-overlooked aspect of the foreign trade relationship.

Research Methods

Qualitative research is perhaps not the first thing thought of when conducting a trade analysis, but its importance to a proper understanding of the trade relationship cannot be overstated. Such research and analysis requires that the situation be examined in its human terms in addition to the numeric values and inferences drawn from quantitative research and analysis. In determining the perceived motivations and barriers to direct investment, this research will essentially be attempting to analyze and predict responses to changing business situations, and such research almost necessarily takes on a qualitative form (Bavdaz 2009). The predictive value of the proposed qualitative research is, in this instance,…… [Read More]

References

Bavdaz, M. (2009). "Conducting research on the response process in business surveys." Statistical Journal of the IAOS 26(1/2), pp. 1-14.

Diefenbach, T. (2009). "Are case studies more than sophisticated storytelling?: Methodological problems of qualitative empirical research mainly based on semi-structured interviews." Quality & Quantity, 43(6), pp. 875-894.

MOFA. (2003). "Saudi-British Relations." Ministry of foreign affairs. Accessed 6 March 2010. http://www.mofa.gov.sa/Detail.asp?InSectionID=2306&InNewsItemID=28862

Lavery, B. (2005). "World Business Briefing | Europe: Britain: Saudi Prince Buys the Savoy." NY Times 20 January, pp. 6.
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United Technology Corporations in Regard to Its

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United Technology Corporations in regard to its strategies, financial performance and general stock performance. The conglomerate's strategy and positioning is presented in regard to its various constituent firms. A conclusion is provided on the basis of the obtained financial outlook.

Financial performance and strategy

Capital markets considerations

UTC's financial and investor ratios

Price to Operating Profit (P/OP)

Price to Book Value (P/BV)

UTC's corporate strategy and positioning

United Technologies Corporation (UTC) is an American multinational conglomerate that has its headquarter in the United Technologies Building which is located in Hartford, Connecticut (UTC,2011).The company deals in research, development as well as manufacture of cutting-edge technology products in various areas such as aircraft engines, HVAC, fuel cells, helicopters, escalators and elevators, fire equipment, security, industrial products, and building materials among other products. The company is a major U.S. military contractor (Stewart, 2005, p.2) for which it produces missile systems as well as…… [Read More]

References

Bern, MD (2011).Enhanced Income strategies for United Technologies

 http://seekingalpha.com/article/296629-enhanced-income-strategy-for-united-technologies 

Cota, E (2011). United Technologies Corp: cash flow valuation http://seekingalpha.com/instablog/817168-eric-cota/191938-united-technologies-corp-cash-flow-valuation

Dividendvalue (2008). Stock Analysis: United Technologies Corp (UTX) A Buy At This Pricehttp://dividendsvalue.com/1433/stock-analysis-united-technologies-corp-utx-a-buy-at-this-price/
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Emirates Airlines

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Emirates Airlines'. The topic tends to draw attention towards the information about the inception, growth and development of the Middle Eastern airline as one of the most successful airline in the world. Emirates Airlines is the largest airlines based in the Middle East in terms of revenue and passengers carried since 2007. It is based at the Dubai International Airport, Dubai and is owned by the government of Dubai entirely. The airline started up in 1985, as a result of Gulf Air cutting back its services to Dubai, with the backing of the Dubai Royal Family (Emirates, 2013). In 2012, the airline was named the third largest airline in the world in terms of international passengers carried and may move up to number two if the growth rates are maintained (CAPA Centre for Aviation, 2012). Apart from support from the Dubai government, the national carrier of Islamic Republic of Pakistan,…… [Read More]

Bibliography

CAPA Centre for Aviation. (2012, December 31). United ends 2012 as world's biggest airline, Emirates third. Turkish and Lion Air the biggest movers. Retrieved 2013, from CAPA Centre for Aviation:  http://centreforaviation.com/analysis/united-ends-2012-as-worlds-biggest-airline-emirates-third-turkish-and-lion-air-the-biggest-movers-93047 

Emirates. (2013). The Emirates Story. Retrieved 2013, from Emirates: http://www.emirates.com/english/about/the_emirates_story.aspx

Ethos Consultancy. (2013). Ethos. Retrieved from Ethos Group: http://www.ethos-group.co.uae/eng.html

Mouawad, J. (2011, February 12). Emirates' Ambitions Worry European Rivals. Retrieved from The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/13/business/13emirates.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
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Emirates Airlines the Purpose of

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" (Knorr and Eisenkopf, 2004) the fifth and final strength identified for Emirates Airline in the work of Knorr and Eisenkopf (2004) is stated to be the Emirates "...award-winning service in all classes, which is matched or exceeded only by very few other carriers such as Singapore Airlines. Sixth, clever marketing - for example, Emirates, not Lufthansa - was named official carrier of the 2006 FIFA World Cup hosted by Germany - has created a very strong brand awareness worldwide. Finally, since the UAE's currency is firmly pegged to the U.S. dollar, Emirates has benefited, at least in recent years, from an additional devaluation-related cost advantage, especially vis-a-vis its Eurozone-based rivals." (2004)

Strengths of Emirates Airline Identified

The work of Knorr and Eisenkopf (2004) state that Emirates Airline weaknesses are really hard to pinpoint however, derived from what is a "notoriously unreliable...source...some posters on travel-related internet blogs are complaining about…… [Read More]

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De Chernatony, Leslie (2006) From Band Vision to Brand Evaluation. Butterworth-Heinemann. Google Books Online available at http://books.google.com/books?id=OXud3x0geZMC&pg=PA225&lpg=PA225&dq=Airline+Branding:+Emirates+Airlines&source=web&ots=ZGQqLwylfe&sig=09RfnoYQwwEAywyxHGuF3gRsurE&hl=en&sa=X&oi=book_result&resnum=7&ct=result#PPP1,M1

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United States Accept Reject International Criminal

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"..three asymmetric methods that could be used to exploit the Court: (1) misusing the Court's investigative processes, (2) filing questionable or fraudulent complaints, and (3) manipulating mass media (Austin, W. Chadwick, Kolenc and Anthony Barone, 2006, p. 291)."

Finally, the issue of how the court might deal with the problem of international terrorism is not well understood (Yarnold, Barbara, 1991). The court's authority to extradite and prosecute terrorists from third world countries needs to be better defined Yarnold, p. 1). The United States has not signed on to the Rome Statute, and understanding the U.S. role of protecting its own, should the U.S. continue to reject

The Rome Statute is becoming clouded by the strength and power of the international community and courts (Dietz, Jeffrey, 2004, p. 137). Under the powers of the ICC, any American prosecuted in the court would be denied the protections guaranteed Americans under the Bill…… [Read More]

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US Immigration and Ethnicity

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America": A Semi-Structured Interview with Mohammed "Mo" Hadi

Semi-Structured Interview Questions and Summary of Responses (impromptu follow-up questions are italicized):

Question No.

When and why did you come to the United States?

I arrived in America in early 2008 to attend engineering school.

Question No.

Where are you from originally?

Lahore, Pakistan

Question No.

Do you have a large family in Pakistan?

[laughs] Yes, we have a very large family, especially compared to most

Americans I have met. Both of my parents are alive and I have four living brothers and five sisters. I had two other brothers, but one is dead now and we haven't heard anything from another brother in almost a year.

Question No.

What happened to your brothers?

Answer:

Well, one brother died when he was only 2 years old and we don't know anything about what happened to my other missing brother, as I say.…… [Read More]

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Pumps for All the United

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The needs of each must be met, but the strategy should also emphasize a degree of equality between the groups that may not appear to exist on the surface.

Examples of Islam as a problem for HRM include the need for prayer times, the need for mosques and issues with regards to gender equality. HRM must ensure that the needs of a predominantly workforce are met, in accordance with the standards of the religion and the UAE (Budd & Scoville, 2005). In addition, the HRM strategy needs to be specifically geared towards eliminating gender issues in the workplace. This can include a degree of sensitivity training but also strong statements about the equality of the sexes.

Language barriers are going to cause major communications problems (Wilson, 2005). This can impact on the messages delivered at high-level meetings; it can impact worker safety and it can result is communication breakdown between…… [Read More]

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Healthcare System in the United

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However, despite the development of these exemplary healthcare capacities, the UAE's system continued to suffer during this timeframe from a perception among the population that it lacked quality (Kronfel, 1999).

It cannot be discounted that the public may perceive the UAE's healthcare system as lacking in quality because the system does in fact have many developmental issues left to resolve. For example, a study by Margolis (2002) found that as healthcare rapidly expanded in the 1990s, statistically significant numbers of incidents of inappropriate medicine prescription also increased. This finding gave some validity to the concern about quality. However, the majority of the studies reviewed indicated that the UAE's healthcare system was comparable to the healthcare systems in most other developed and developing nations. For example, Margolis et al. (2003) conducted a survey analysis of elderly in the U.S. And the UAE and found that the system of elderly care in…… [Read More]

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National Culture on Project Control Emirates Project

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national culture on project control: emirates project manager in *xyz company case study

This work addresses effects of national and international culture upon business, using a corporate organization in the UAE as an example. Theoretical aspects of culture are discussed and a detailed research program is outlined, with data from a Pilot Study being presented, as a basis to plan and delineate the best approach to the overall research protocols.

Intent

The goals of this manuscript are to evaluate the XYZ organization in the UAE in terms of the effects of national and international culture upon a business.

Approach/Methodology/Design

The various aspects of a given national culture are used to develop theoretical hypotheses concerning the manner in which culture influences corporate actions.

Value/Originality

This work offers a contribution to the field through data-provision and analysis focusing on common presumptions that corporate actions are modified according to the 'home country' cultural…… [Read More]

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State of Human Rights in the Arab World

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Human Rights in the Arab World

As stated by the "Universal Declaration of Human Rights" in the United Nations, Human rights has almost become one of the most important factors that decided the development of a country. To be able to promote economic growth and prosperity it is essential that a country controls its power of creativity and enterprise of its citizens, which would aid it to move into the global market in terms of trade, communication and investment systems.

It has been noticed that the most talented members of the society are usually not granted their human rights and hence the political, social, and cultural developments of the society are being not in order due to human rights being violated. This gets us to realize that we need to follow human rights development not only to protect a single individual but the entire society on the whole.2 Wrong use…… [Read More]

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Factors Influencing Intentions Among Arab Students Entrepreneurship

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Entrepreneurial Intentions: Factors Influencing Intentions Among Arab Students

Factors Influencing Intentions among Arab Students: Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship can be defined as the process and mindset to initiate and develop economic activity. Studies have shown entrepreneurship to be a crucial driver of economic growth. This study sought to examine the factors that influence entrepreneurial attitudes among students in Arab countries. More specifically, it sought to examine the role of universities, role models, the entrepreneurial curriculum, and students' demographic characteristics in promoting Arab students' entrepreneurial attitudes. The study employed a quantitative research design, where data was gathered from a sample of 1500 undergraduate Arab students in government universities, and subjected to one-way ANOVA tests. Descriptive statistics (means and standard deviations) was used to draw additional conclusions from the gathered data. The results showed that Arab students acknowledge the role played by universities, the entrepreneurship curriculum, role models, and demographic variables in influencing their…… [Read More]

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Airline Industry and Regulations

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Emirates Airline

Emirate Regulating Authority in home nation

Governmental agency empowered to regulate the economic aspects of airline

Extent to which the Emirate airline's fleet consists of owned vs. leased aircraft.

Union Representation of airline's pilots and maintenance personnel

F. UAE Labor Law that takes care of Unionism

Emirate Airline is governed by and administrated according to the rules and regulations and the administration of the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) in the UAE and was established by a decree of the Federal Cabinet of the country.

The strategic role of the GCAA includes creating and sustaining a culture that promotes compliance with safety and security requirements, improvement in the safety, efficiency and the service standards of ANS and the engagement with other regional and international organizations.

The major duties of the GCAA include the formation of a general policy for the civil aviation sector and the proposal of relevant…… [Read More]

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Global Wealth and Poverty Zimbabwe

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Unlike its counterpart in Zimbabwe, though, the UAE has not been immune to the global economic downturn and its economic growth has been hampered in recent years as global demand for its products and services has decreased (UAE 2011). Currently, analysts expect continued slow economic growth for the UAE (Siddiqi 41) but further challenges remain including an enormous expatriate workforce and inflationary growth (UAE 2011). Likewise, unlike Zimbabwe, the UAE has enjoyed a stable political history that has helped attract international investment. In this regard, Heard-Bey emphasizes that, "Above all, it is the combination of the adopted federal form of government with the inherited role of the tribal rulers, which makes the UAE unique in terms of political structure and reality of governmental administration" (358).

Comparison of Zimbabwe and UAE Development and Economic Metrics

As can be readily discerned from the data in Table 1 and with selected metrics graphically…… [Read More]

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Mumbengegwi, Clever. Macroeconomic and Structural Adjustment Policies in Zimbabwe.

New York: Palgrave, 2002.

Siddiqi, Moin. (2006). "Gulf Cooperation Council Goes for Growth: High-Growth Gulf
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Australian Economy

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Australian Economy

The UAE economy

Macroeconomic analysis of the Economies

Australia

GDP

Household final consumption expenditure

General Government final consumption expenditure

CPI & Inflation

Unemployment

Interest rates

Exchange Rates

Government Spending & Taxes

Money Supply

United Arab Emirates

GDP

Household final consumption expenditure

General Government final consumption expenditure

CPI (Consumer Price Index)

Inflation

Unemployment

Interest Rates

Exchange Rates

Government Spending & Taxes

Money Supply

In this paper, we describe as well as compare the economies of two countries (United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Australia).We do this by effectively researching the economic characteristics of two national economies, and then selecting a limited number of critical variables which can best be used in describing their similarities and differences. We also research the critical background on the two national economies so as to explain their current economic situation while also suggesting their likely future economic states. The paper begins by presenting a general…… [Read More]

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Employer and Employee Rights and Duties

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Rights of the employees and employers in the UAE

This paper is divided into two parts: art one highlights the responsibilities and rights of the employers working within the UAE; the second part highlights the rights of the employees, including expatriates, working within the UAE.

Employer Rights and Duties

Prevalence of Arabic

In all sorts of records, contracts, files, statements and documents Arabic language will be used and its use will also be compulsory for the instructions and the circulars used in the organization by the employer to the employees and if in any case there is any sort of foreign language prevailing then Arabic shall prevail over all the other texts (Labor Law, 2001).

ARTICLE (4) - Amounts payable

The amount paid to the employees or any of hidden beneficiaries under the law shall be based on the value of the movable and immovable property and items of the…… [Read More]

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Compare and Contrast in International Marketing Communication Perspective

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International Marketing Communication Perspective

There are challenges that face organizations, which engage in global marketing. This form of cross border marketing involves diversity cultural backgrounds. It is pertinent to note that each country has distinctive needs relating to producing goods for them. International marketing requires a comprehensive understanding of the needs of each target market. This study provides a comprehensive review of the differences and similarities that exist between the marketing needs of UAE and Indonesia (Govers, 2009).

Marketing communications

The aim of marketing communication is to convey the accurate information to the targeted group of people. In Indonesia and UAE, the populations are largely Muslim. The right choices to be made as a marketer have to be made to ensure any message delivered to the people is helpful to the brand being marketed. These require a communication strategy when addressing the target market. A communication strategy will help in…… [Read More]

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International Interactions in Online Environments. Hershey, PA: Information Science

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Strategic Leadership Outline a Specific Area Where

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Strategic Leadership

Outline a specific area where a change would significantly improve productivity in your organization

In the UAE, health care services are provided by government with the rapid expansion of hospitals and treatment options. This is a part of an effort to modernize the health care system and improve quality. However, the prices associated with receiving a variety of services have increased dramatically. Evidence of this can be seen in a study conducted by the UAE government. They found that for a woman to have a simple procedure (such as: delivering a baby) the costs are between: Dh 6,000 to Dh 25,000. (Haine, 2012)

This is problematic, as these kinds of challenges could undermine the dramatic amounts of spending inside the sector to modernize and build more facilities. Once this occurs, is when it could place added strains on the health care system and the quality that is provide.…… [Read More]

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Zain, A. (2010). Health Care Costs need to be Controlled. Khaleej Times. Retrieved from: http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle08.asp?xfile=data/theuae/2010/February/theuae_February199.xml&section=theuae
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GMC Corporation Over the Several

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It is clear that they can help GM be able to make a significant impact in the luxury auto market for Dubai. The reason why is because, the company can be able to redefine itself in these markets (if they find out what consumers want and address those needs). Then, providing added service (before and after the sale) will help the company be able to show that they are different from everyone else. Once this takes place, it will help GM to effectively compete head to head against some of the largest auto manufacturers in the world (by offering better quality and service). As the Dubai market is quickly becoming the place for luxury automobiles in the Middle East.… [Read More]

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International Business Country a --

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The UAE has one of the most open economies in the world. And its vigorous economic partnership with the United States reflects the UAE's function as a regional leader in terms of economic restructuring, openness to international trade and investment, and political stability (UAE-U.S. Economic Relationship, 2011)

The volume of U.S. exports and foreign direct investment into the UAE in recent years has grown considerably and is likely to continue to grow in the future. This growth reflects the progressively more diversified UAE economy as well as the country's leading role as a modernizing power in the Arab world.

The country is the biggest export market for the United States in the Middle East and, in 2010, was the 21st largest export market for the United States internationally.

The UAE buys goods from every state in the United States, as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the…… [Read More]

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International Retail the Company Is

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com, 2010). Jordan's retail fashion scene is similar to that of the UAE with an emphasis on high fashion (AME Info, 2007), although not on as grand a scale as the opulent malls of Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Despite restrictions on ladies' dress in the UAE, the market for Western fashions is strong, as women wear these fashions in the home and at women's only social events. Morocco's retail fashion industry is more nascent, and is focused on Casablanca, giving it a market structure similar to that of Jordan (CPP Luxury.com, 2010).

Other sources of information can come from chambers of commerce for the respective countries, as well as from news reports concerning the experiences of other retailers. However, as media in these countries is not free, the information is not always trustworthy. That said, first hand experience can also be valuable, as the company's managers can see the state…… [Read More]

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CIA World Factbook. (2010). Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved November 1, 2010 from  https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ae.html 

AME Info. (2008). UAE fashion retail brand catwalks on to international ramp. AME Info. Retrieved November 1, 2010 from http://www.ameinfo.com/165661.html

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AME Info. (2007). Landmark Group opens second Max outlet in Amman. AME Info. Retrieved November 1, 2010 from http://www.ameinfo.com/123019.html
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GCC Countries

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GCC

Discuss and decide if the GCC countries can be either classified as Developed or Developing countries. Think of the GCC as a unit/entity and of each one as an individual (take The United Arab Emirates as an example in this case) P.S. GCC stands for Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

GCC countries: Developed or developing countries?

On the surface, it might seem absurd to characterize GCC nations such as the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, which are characterized by fabulous wealth, as developing nations. "Over the past three decades the member countries of the Cooperation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) -- Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates -- have witnessed an unprecedented economic and social transformation" (Fasano & Iqbal 2003). Although the market for oil has waxed and wanted, overall there can be no denying that oil wealth has enabled…… [Read More]

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Fasano, U. & Iqbal, Z. (2003). GCC Countries. IMF. Retrieved:

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Perceptual Learning Style Preference in Learning English

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Perceptual Learning Style Preference in Learning English as a Foreign Language in United Arab Emirates Middle School Students

Learning styles-centered education is influential at higher education organizations across the world. Learning styles are qualities of how students choose to learn, and they play a crucial function in learning. These learning styles draw their foundations from both experiential and biological conditions that make every learner distinct in the manner in which he/she learns. A crucial step in promoting learning is to determine or evaluate the learning styles that every student adapts. Enhancing students' academic performance entails offering optional activities and strategies that corresponds to their learning style requirement and preferences. Students learn, develop and attain better results when their lessons development focuses on attaining the preferences of their learning styles.

Moreover, the motivation of students augments when their instructors focus their attention to the student's learning styles preferences. In reaction to…… [Read More]

references: A theoretical and empirical study. Advances in Asian Social Science, 2 (2), 2012.
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Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank Market

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Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank Market

Company management and operation is a lucrative feature that covers several sections and avenues of management. In the production avenues of every organization, equitable establishment of the management strategies is fundamental to good and sustainable productivity. As done in Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank Market, many business and organizational strategies are of immense significance when it comes to the achievement of the set goals and precisions. In this study, there will be an endeavor to feature into the Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank Market and its significance with application of the porters five forces model. These five forces are found within the risk of entry, bargaining power of suppliers, threat of substitutes, power of complement providers and bargaining power of buyers in relation to analyze the external environment of the company. The research paper has endeavored to demonstrate on the key features and mechanisms of operation within…… [Read More]

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Al-Amine, Muhammad -B. M. Global Suku-k and Islamic Securitization Market: Financial

Engineering and Product Innovation. Leiden: Brill, 2012. Print.

Arnett, George W. Global Securities Market: Navigating the World's Exchanges and OTC

Markets. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, 2011. Internet resource.
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Conflict in the Arab World

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Arab Israeli Conflict

The Arab-Israeli conflict

The current Arab-Israeli conflict has a long standing history which goes back to the 1910s when the Ottoman Empire was still in place. During the WWI, the Germans sided with the Ottoman and the British sided with the Arabs in revolting against the Ottoman Empire. The British promised the Arabs self rule and to the Jews they promised them a homeland in Palestine (Kattan, et.al., 2009:Pp59). The Arabs took over the control of Syria and immediately after the war, the League of Nations gave the French the control over Syria and to the British they gave what are today Israel, Gaza Strip, West Bank and Jordan. In 1921 the British divided their large mandate into two; the East of Jordan became the emirates of Transjordan under Abdullah and the West of Jordan became the mandate of the Palestine (the Promised Land to the Jews)…… [Read More]

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Harms G. & Todd M.F., (2008). Palestine-Israel Conflict: A Basic Introduction (2nd Edition). Pluto Press: London.

Kattan, et.al., (2009). From Coexistence to Conquest: International Law and the Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1891-1949. Pluto Press.

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U S Arms Exports the Impact

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In February of 2001, the government responded to pressures to relieve some of the suffering, the Emir loosened many of the laws. The U.S. considers Bahrain and important non-NATO ally in the War against Terrorism, often using Bahrain as a staging area fro entry into Iraq. For this reason, the Bush administration continues to support increases in arms transfers to Bahrain. Weapons transferred to Bahrain have included large and small weapons from shot guns to M60 tanks.

Indonesia

In 1999 Indonesian armed forces killed citizens in East Timor in response to the formation of anti-independence militias that were being organized. The government forces were equipped with U.S. M-1-6 rifles and other U.S. military equipment. The militia was also equipped with $1 billion in U.S. arms and training. In this case, the U.S. had been supporting the illegal occupation of East Timor since 1975. The U.S. supplied arms to both forces…… [Read More]

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Diffusion of Product Innovation Through

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Moreover, CoPs develop their practice through improving the diffusion of innovation within their active networks; the benefits of such interactions are countless especially in the field of healthcare. One can assume that specialty doctors' communities would present the perfect example for CoPs because they share the same practice, interest and professionalism. It would be interesting to study if those CoP networks exist in United Arab Emirates, whether they are active or not and whether leaders can be identified. Collecting such data will enable this project to measure if the rate of diffusion of new innovation can be improved and hence be used by pharmaceutical companies in UAE to improve their resource allocation; all within healthcares' ethical framework.

Overview of Study

This dissertation used a five-chapter format to achieve the above-stated research purpose. To this end, chapter one introduced the topic under consideration, a statement of the problem, the purpose and…… [Read More]

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Market Driven Management

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Pharmaceutical industries have to operate in an environment that is highly competitive and subject to a wide variety of internal and external constraints. In recent times, there has been an increasing trend to reduce the cost of operation while competing with other companies that manufacture products that treat similar afflictions and ailments. The complexities in drug research and development and regulations have created an industry that is subject to intense pressure to perform. The amount of capital investment investments required to get a drug from conception, through clinical trials and into the market is enormous. The already high-strung pharmaceutical industry is increasingly investing greater amounts of resources in search of the next "blockbuster" drug that can help them gain market position and profits. Laws, regulations and patents are important to the industry while spending billions of dollars in ensuring the copyright of their products.

It is the intention of this…… [Read More]

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Performance of the Middle East

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(Jabal Omar Development Corporation 2010)

Kuwait

Since 2008, the real estate market in Kuwait has been continually declining. The reason why is because the economy was largely depending upon oil revenues. However, in 2010 the sector began witnessing an increase in prices. This is because of the Kuwaiti government was aggressively promoting the tourism industry. As developers are expecting a strong increase in foreign direct investment, due to the governments push to expand the sector. As a result, holiday and residential areas in Kuwait are continuing to boom. (Finkelstein)

In the housing industry, there are large numbers of shortages that are affecting prices. What has been happening is the residential sector has been facing restrictions over the last several years, surrounding building permits. As the government was slow to endorse them, which created a rush on new areas that were approved for development. At the same time, the government has…… [Read More]

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Marketing and Promotion Marketing Project

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Another method that the company can use in order to promote its products is represented by sampling. The company can offer free samples of its products in supermarkets, hypermarkets, and other locations frequented by numerous customers. This is good strategy intended to introduce the company's products to the potential customers in the UAE.

There are several issues that must be addressed when developing the company's marketing strategy for the UAE market. The most important aspects are represented by the cultural and language barriers between the UAE culture and the American culture. There are significant differences between the Arab habits and the American ones. These habits also refer to eating habits.

There are products and ingredients that the Arabs are not allowed to eat. Therefore, it is recommended that the company is careful in selecting the products that will be introduced on the UAE market. The company should use a UAE…… [Read More]

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Adolescent Obesity in Saudi Arabia

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There are remedies (albeit not easy ones for the individuals involved), as suggested by the research. However, and this is very important, the current public health approaches that the Saudi government has taken, as Mabrey et al. (2010) note, have focused fairly narrowly on medical approaches. This focus includes research that has been conducted on metabolic syndrome (which is caused primarily by being overweight). This is caused by clear-cut factors and has a number of possible poor consequences.

Mabrey et al. (2010) note that metabolic syndrome is on average 10 to 15% higher in the GCC states than in the rest of world and that females are disproportionately affected by metabolic syndrome. These researchers are among those who note that a strictly medical approach to such medical problems is far from sufficient. For while metabolic syndrome itself can be identified and described in purely medical terms, such an approach does…… [Read More]

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Dubai Expo 2020 Finance

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Dubai

In November, 2013, Dubai won the rights to the World Expo 2020, setting into motion a major project that will make a substantial contribution to Dubai's economy and be a catalyst for what the emirate hopes will be the continuation of the economic boom that began two decades ago.

Dubai expects that the Expo 2020 will attract 25 million visitors to the emirate over the six months that the Expo will run. This will make it the largest such project in the history of Dubai, and in size the Expo will in all likelihood eclipse the Qatar World Cup as the largest event in the history of the Middle East. Linked to the overall strategy to make Dubai a world-class destination, the World Expo 2020 is going to be part of a larger tourism centerpiece that is expected to propel that sector to become one of the largest revenue-earners…… [Read More]

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Leadership Analysis Historical Context Saddam

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2. Leadership analysis of the two former Arab leaders

Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Alnahyan and Saddam Hussein were two great Arab leaders that significantly influenced the Arab world, but there is very little resemblance in their leadership styles. As a manner of manifestation, the two had very distinct leadership styles, although their objective was somewhat common: the prosperity and unity of the Arab world.

2.1. General leadership analysis

The two Arab leaders had similar objectives, the unification of the Arab world, but different leadership styles, almost opposite.

Saddam Hussein exerted an autocratic leadership style that consisted in the strict surveillance of his subordinates, informational flows directed mostly up-down, inspiring fear to his subordinates, using fear as a way of control.

In opposition, Sheikh Zayed exerted a democratic leadership style, having as most main traits: sociability, flexibility, cooperation, communication, open spirit and friendly environment. The democratic leadership style is the most…… [Read More]

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DuBrin, Andrew J. (2005). Leadership: Research Findings, Practice, and Skills. Fifth Edition. Chapter 2: Traits, Motives, and Characteristics of Leaders. Retrieved March 25, 2007 at http://college.hmco.com/business/dubrin/leadership/5e/chapters/chapter2.html.

DuBrin, Andrew J. (2005). Leadership: Research Findings, Practice, and Skills. Fifth Edition. Chapter 7: Power, Politics, and Leadership. Retrieved March 25, 2007 at http://college.hmco.com/business/dubrin/leadership/5e/chapters/chapter7.html.
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Financial System Reforms Over the

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3.2.3 Portfolio Diversification of Investment in Global Property Markets

Because the global property markets are affected by globalization and specific country / regional factors, means that the overall amounts of risks will vary, the most notable include: transparency and efficiency. Where, each country / region has different on laws and regulations pertaining to the real estate markets. This means that the risks in a number of different markets will depend upon specific market conditions themselves, reflecting these two factors. To protect themselves against these kinds of risks, many investors will often seek to diversify their portfolio. Diversification is: when you are investing a number of different asset classes in real estate, across a variety of countries / regions. The idea is that if a risk occurs in a specific country or region, the other areas that you are diversified in will protect you against the severity of the declines. For…… [Read More]

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Strategic Planning for Training Companies

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" Of these respondents, over 50% of them stated that they lack a disaster recovery plan (Anthes, 1998). However, most of the problems stem from the lack of communication at the corporate level. (Hawkins, et al., 2000).

Business Continuity Plans (BCP) and other forms of strategic planning are no longer a luxury, but a must-have factor and an important element of any organisation's risk management system. Organisations are increasingly dependent upon it systems and infrastructure and eventually subjected to many risks, so business is inherently risky. How long can your organisation afford system downtime? How long does it take to recover a disaster; and, what does it cost? These kinds of questions are the ones that have to be addressed for BCPs. Also important, however, is using strategic planning to look toward the future and determine where a business wants to be at a specific point, so that plans to…… [Read More]

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Communication Islamic Countries Freedom in All Its

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Communication Islamic Countries

Freedom in all its forms is a highly contested topic across all areas of politics, not only in countries where freedom has been traditionally repressed, but even in the most democratic of states, such as the United States and the UK. When freedom extends to the press, the contestability of the topic gains an extra dimension. Some critics, for example, advocate freedom of the press only to such an extent as its ability to promote a peaceful existence and harmony among citizens and their government. Others, however, would see the press gaining complete freedom, regardless of its consequences for personal and collective peace. In Muslim countries such as Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates, freedom extended to the press and the media is yet further muddied by the importance of religious and state rule in these countries. In both environments, Islam remains the main ruling force in…… [Read More]

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Programme Name an Insight Segmentation and Targeting

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Programme Name

An Insight

Segmentation and Targeting

Marketing

Reaching the Customers

Market Implications

Al Ain Poultry was among the pioneers who introduced the concept of supplying fresh poultry and eggs in United Arab Emirates in 1981. In the past 3 decades the company has established its name as a provider of fresh high quality poultry products and has come a long way in satisfying its customers and creating goodwill. The main headquarter is situated in Al-Ain while the associated shops are present all over the country. Other main offices are situated in Abu-Dhabi and Dubai. (Poultry)

The company intends to become the sole and most entrusted choice for poultry and other related products supplier in the whole Middle East and have the quality and service good enough to enhance shareholders value and worth. They have the following mission:

to hire a well trained inspection force to keep a check on…… [Read More]

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Abu Dhabi Has Been Busy

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The Abu Dhabi Health Authority (ADHD), however, intends to overcome those obstacles by continuing to train its locals, and by envisioning an influx of professionals with the emergence of top-notch institutions such as John Hopkins and the Cleveland Clinic, which have agreed to set up operations in Abu Dhabi (UAE, 2007).

ADHD seems to have accomplished some of its objectives. According to its Investor Highlights (HAAD Health Statistics, 2009), mandatory insurance coverage introduced by Expatriates and Thiqa for Nationals caused significant increase in 2007 in the population seeking local health care whilst "demand for health services in the Emirate stabilized in 2009" and more hospitals and home cares services (including homes for the aged) obtained licenses (HAAD Health Statistics, 2009).

The forecast for Abu Dhabi's health system seems chirpy and optimistic. There are still some challenges to work through such as reducing waiting time that can be lengthy in some…… [Read More]

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Global Financial Crisis A Comparison

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The banks repackaged their risks "into complex financial products and sold these to other financial institutions.

April 2007 witnessed the collapse of sub-prime lender New Century Financial and this collapse was only the first of many casualties. The British government nationalized the mortgage lender Northern Rock and soon afterwards Bear Stearns collapse due to subprime loans. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were nationalized in September 2008 because of the great losses suffered due to mortgage defaults. Soon afterwards Lehman Brother, the United State's fourth largest investment bank collapse and this is stated to have "greatly intensified the financial crisis." (Jawai, 2008, p.2)

V. TIME SEQUENCE OF THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS

Month

Year Event

July

2007

Financial crisis begins with the United States subprime mortgage crisis

August

2007

US financial crisis reaches global proportion due to interaction between the world banks and Hedge Funds with subprime mortgage backed securities.

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Redefined the Dubai Skyline in

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The project site for the twin towers consists of approximately 200,000 square meters, an area that also includes low-level retail and parking podium areas (Poulos & Davids 2005). Like the Burj Dubai (Poulos & Bunce 2008), the foundation system for each of the towers in the Emirates Twin Towers complex buildings consists of a piled raft, founded on deep deposits of calcareous soils and rocks (Poulos & Davids 2005).

Based on what was determined to be relatively good conditions near the ground surface, a piled raft system was identified as being most suitable for the foundation of each tower based on the series of analyses conducted by the foundation project engineers (Poulos & Davids 2005). In each case, project engineers evaluated 18 different load combinations to assess loading as follows:

1. One loading set for the ultimate dead and live loading only;

2. Four groups of 4 loading sets for…… [Read More]

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Rising Up over the Gulf.' (2008, October). The Architectural Review, vol. 224, no. 1340,

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Pricing Strategy

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Pricing strategy needs to take into account a number of different factors. These include the costs of production, the positioning of the product, competitive pricing, and the customer's willingness to pay. Selling Chapman's ice cream to the United Arab Emirates is going to take into account some of these more than others.

With respect to cost of production, there are two factors that need to be taken into consideration. The first is the cost of production and the second is the cost of distribution. Costs of production are high. Factors include the cost of milk, which is protected in Canada and therefore higher than in many competing countries, and the high cost of Canadian labour. Since Chapman's uses premium ingredients, the conclusion is that the factor cost of production is high. The market in the UAE for specialty ice cream is relatively small, so there is no real opportunity to…… [Read More]

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Politics International

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Political Framework of Islam

The Peninsula states of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Oman are under growing pressure from outspoken critics who use the language and authority of Islam in these overwhelmingly conservative Muslim societies to call for political and economic reform. The rise of a radically activist Islamic politics predates the 1979 Islamic revolution in Iran, but Sunni and Shia Muslim radicals received significant boosts from the establishment of Islamic government in Tehran and, more recently, from the Gulf War in 1990-91.

Regional specialists from the government, the academic community, and the private sector debated the impact of radicalized Islamic politics on the regimes and U.S. interests in recent roundtables at the Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS). They agreed that Islamic radicals throughout the region have common perceptions of the causes of their societies' ills. These include dissatisfaction with ruling families that…… [Read More]

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Corporate Governance Theorising Limits Critics

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The statement "What is worse is that it legitimizes the self-serving managerial behaviors" in the context of CEO pay. This statement I agree with as CEOs have used governance to rationalize giving themselves exceptionally large raises without accountability and governance in place. Conversely the statement "Furthermore, markets or organisational hierarchies are assumed to provide genuine alternative optimal or appropriate governance structures" in the context of the discussion at this point in the paper is inaccurate. Organisations in fact produce governance structures that are highly inefficient and lack the necessary framework and foundation to accomplish these goals. Instead there is the need for continually turning trust into an accelerator and engraining governance into companies, not legislating it from the outside. This is the fatal error of the statement shown.

Critical Analysis

This is a well-researched peer review article that has the potential to deliver entirely new governance frameworks with additional effort…… [Read More]

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Stephen Letza, James Kirkbride, Xiuping Sun, and Clive Smallman. "Corporate governance theorising: limits, critics and alternatives" International Journal of Law and Management 50.1 (2008): 17-31.
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Environmental Scanning and Organizational Culture

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There are numerous other supporting factors within this paper that provide support for differentiation to the market level, further supporting this statement. The one statement disagreed with within the enhanced model section is "Therefore, it is clear that an organization cannot engage in marketing without being aware of its environment" is false. Many organizations participate in marketing and have no idea what they are doing or how to accomplish it. This statement is therefore false and debatable.

Critical Analysis

The reliance on one specific model (Deshpande) for the definition of Organic vs. Mechanistic processes is enough of a foundation onto which the authors can arguably create more useful quadrants. The authors however stop short of being able to create a useful scalable framework that can be used across the entire lifecycle of a product or a service for example. The framework is also static; it does not take into account…… [Read More]

Reference:

(Saxby, Parker, Nitse, Dishman, 28 -- 34)

Carl L. Saxby, Kevin R. Parker, Philip S. Nitse, and Paul L. Dishman.

"Environmental scanning and organizational culture." Marketing Intelligence & Planning 20.1 (2002): 28-34.
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Nhs Change Analysis of Nurse-Led

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The variability in problems faced by the King Edward Hospital NHS Trust during the period in question, instigated a multi-level response in knowledge sharing and inclusion on practice. Kotter's theory relies upon such a method, where strategies are an exercise multi-tiered obligation.

As Kotter points out, the transformation model may not be suitable for organizations that are in pursuit of prompt change, and the series of responsibilities which result from consortium relationships may apply to one or all organizations within the scope of his definition of institutional cultures: 1) Developing Social Construct; 2) Oriented Social Construct; 3) and Pluralistic Social Construct types. Evidence-based practice in healthcare is compatible with Kotter's proposition. Process methodology including the '8-Steps' process in three (3) phases -- 1) Creating Climate for Change, 2) Engaging and Enabling the Organisation, and 3) Implementing and Sustaining the Change -- is illustrated in Figure 1.

Figure 1

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Productions Operations Management Supply Chain of Zara

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Productions Operations Management

Supply Chain of Zara

Supply Chain of the Retailer ZARA

Fashion industry is no more the game of rich only. The cost effective fashion businesses have helped penetrate the fashion industry so deep that today even an average earner can enjoy latest fashion by Zara. Being a Spanish retail fashion designer, Zara is strongly accepted fashion brand in Europe, America and United Arab Emirates. In less than 50 years' time, since 1975, Zara has achieved a status others might take centuries to reach. Zara promises quality as well as affordable prices (Zara: Official Website, 2013). While fashion industry mainly depends on new, creative, original ideas, this report studies if supply chain management is important for Zara too and how supply chain management can be used as a competitive advantage.

Thesis Statement:

How the supply chain management can be used as a competitive advantage?

Supply Chain Management

Supply…… [Read More]

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Innovation," Retrieved from:  http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2012/11/zaras-big-idea-what-the-worlds-top-fashion-retailer-tells-us-about-innovation/265126/ 

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5th Fleet in Bahrain and the U S

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5TH FLEET IN BAHRAIN AND THE U.S. AND EU OIL EMBARGO IN IRAN

ROLE OF THE U.S. 5TH FLEET IN BAHRAIN AND THE U.S. AND EU OIL EMBARGO IN IRAN

Role of the U.S. 5th fleet" in Bahrain

Role of the U.S. 5th fleet" in Bahrain

foreign aid to Bahrain, where the U.S. Fifth Fleet is centered, constitutes directly to the U.S. Government's aims to maintain safety in the Persian Gulf. Bahrain is the only Arab state that has led one of the Coalition Task Forces that move around the Gulf, and has issued to move its flagship in support of the formation counter-piracy mission. As suggested by Edward & Marolda (1998) U.S. aids assists Bahrain, which have no oil wealth of its neighbors, get the training and equipment it requirement to operate alongside U.S. air and naval forces. U.S. military access to Bahrain also uplifts the operations in Iraq,…… [Read More]

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3. Edward J. Marolda and Robert J. Schneller Jr., Shield and Sword: The United States Navy and the Persian Gulf War (Washington, D.C.: Naval Institute Press, 1998), 33.

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Egypt U's Relationship in a New

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Egypt hopes to gain economic and political momentum for itself and the region through ongoing partnership with the EU and Mediterranean cooperation within the Barcelona Process. The Association Agreement between the EU and Egypt is expected to enter into force soon. It has already been ratified by the majority of the EU member states (also including Germany) and the section on trade relations has already come into provisional effect, and of course, this is a significant accomplishment, given the diversity of political opinion among EU member states.

Relations with neighbouring Arab countries

Since Egypt's return to the Arab League in 1990, Cairo has once again become the seat - both physically and politically -- of the Pan-Arab organization. Amr Moussa, who served as Egypt's Foreign Minister for many years, became the Arab League's new Secretary-General in March 2001. Since emerging from its isolation in the Arab bloc following its peace…… [Read More]

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Improving Reading Skills Reading and

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Students then move to advisory to discuss what they learned from the principal, then begins first period science class.

Science is tutorial based, but often broken up into groups of four for lab and experimentation work. Math lab includes a number of different activities that change out regularly.

Following math, the students meet for Art class, which varies daily in activities, social and spatial development.

Lunch and a brief recess follows.

First class after lunch focuses on learning tools combined with independent reading; teacher uses only worksheets as student activity after reading; question worksheet designed to uncover comprehension and vocabulary development

Next class is social studies, work in pairs, teacher uses a number of different strategies and course outlines for variety.

Final period of the day focuses on English, or ESL for international students.

Reviewing a typical day for Ahmad, however, shows some serious disconnects in terms of his continual…… [Read More]

What do Tom and Mary have in common?

Describe Mary

Outside of the purview of this essay, but nevertheless vital to the arguments presented when dealing with multicultural education, one must understand that there is a rather hierarchical taxonomy regarding the topic: Conservative multiculturalism, which assumes that unsuccessful minorities come from culturally deprived backgrounds and require ethnicity "stripping" for economic success of the child; Liberal multiculturalism which formats the sameness of all groups and requires manifesting language, but remaining culturally aware of the base culture; Pluralistic multiculturalism that shares features with the liberal view but focuses more on learning about differences and integration of race into simply being part of the individual; Left-Essentialist multicultural that holds that the conservative element uses language and other educational means as a way to control a minority and that essential traits may be romanticized for effect; and Critical multiculturalism that takes race, class, gender and even sexuality and transcends to a larger, more complex, social struggle. See: Kincheloe, J. And S. Steinberg. (1997). Changing Multiculturalism. Open University Press; and D. Campbell (2008). Choosing Democracy, a practical guide to Multicultural education. Allyn/Bacon.
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Price-Reduction of Long Haul Fixed-Line

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To avoid repeating negative historical experiences, regulatory regimes need to block the control and domination by networks/platforms. In the report, "Infrastructure and Development: A Critical Appraisal of the Macro Level Literature," Stephane Straub (2007) reported that at times, in some developing companies, "the hope of getting a fixed-line installed is a distant and costly dream" (p. 4). Meantime, the primary option for the individuals waiting for fixed-line telecommunications services would likely be having to us a much too expensive cell phone.

In 2010, much of the fixed-line telecom industry faces growing threats from cable and wireless service competitors.

As the writer of the quote introducing the study section pointed out, more firms are realizing "a cellular wireless solution" generally provides "more stability than the usual wired connections… [and serves as] a valuable asset built for the long haul" ("Lincolnshire Drainage Board…," 2010, ¶ 9). In the book, Integration in Asia…… [Read More]

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International Marketing Qatar Country Study

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This project is expected to greatly enhance the countries' economic interdependence with its neighbors (Owen, 2000).

Currency and its rate with U.S. Dollar. The Qatari Riyal (QR) is the official currency; the QR is divided into 100 dirhams (A Dictionary of Business, 1996).

Major industries. Major industries include crude oil production and refining, ammonia, fertilizers, petrochemicals, steel reinforcing bars, cement, and commercial ship repair (Qatar, 2005).

Communication infrastructure:

Telephone system. Telephones in use: 184,500 (2003 est.); general assessment: modern system centered in Doha. Tropospheric scatter to Bahrain; microwave radio relay to Saudi Arabia and UAE; submarine cable to Bahrain and UAE; satellite earth stations - 2 Intelsat (1 Atlantic Ocean and 1 Indian Ocean) and 1 Arabsat (State of Qatar, 2005).

Radio broadcast stations. AM 6, FM 5, shortwave 1 (1998) (State of Qatar, 2005).

Television broadcast stations. Qatar has one television broadcast station (plus three repeaters) (2001) (State of…… [Read More]

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World Cultures Middle East

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Middle East comprises a diverse group of regions, countries, peoples, customs, and cultures. On the one hand, it is daunting to offer a semester-long course that treats all Middle Eastern issues with clarity and fairness. The risk of oversimplification, however, is outweighed by the risk of ignorance. This course will explore the Middle East with as much depth and breadth as possible, stimulating student thought on political, social, religious, historical, ethnographic, and economic issues related to the region. Included in the course rubric will be current events ranging from gender issues to terrorism. In between the heavier topics, lighter lessons on local customs, culture, music, and food will reveal the ordinariness of daily life in the part of the world we call the Middle East.

Islam will be covered from a multidisciplinary perspective, allowing for nuanced and rich class discussions about the unique interface between politics, religion, and social norms.…… [Read More]

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Kuran, Timur. "The Islamic Commercial Crisis: Institutional Roots of Economic Underdevelopment in the Middle East." The Journal of Economic History (2003), 63(2).