Outlook 2005 – Global Competitiveness: a Common Goal in a Digital Society

Edited by Allam Ahmed, University of Sussex, UK
ISBN: 978-0-955177-11-8

The papers in this volume have been selected form the 2005 WASD International Conference, held in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The conference focused on “Globalization, Technology and Sustainable Development” and attracted more than 100 academics, researchers, practitioners and policy-makers, who represent more than 30 countries worldwide.

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A comparative study between Egypt and the UAE in measuring and auditing sustainable development
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A comparison of highway- rail crossing accidents in the US and UK
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An assessment of the relationships of awareness, attitude, satisfaction and organization support associated with e-learning
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An empirical study on the determinants of FDI in Malaysia and its link to trade
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An examination of the goodness-of-fit between the expatriate adjustment model and self-selecting expatriates
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Analysing critical success characteristics of South African entrepreneurs
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Analysing the cash and carry wholesaler’s right of existence in the South African distribution channel
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Carbon dioxide emissions impact on Malaysia’s manufacturing productivity growth
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Changing pattern of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Asian region
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Corruption effects on MENA countries growth
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Currency board arrangements (CBA’s) as a super-fixed alternative in exchange rate regime choice
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Economic growth, catching up, falling behind and getting ahead
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Entrepreneurship and sustainable environmental socio-economic development
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Evaluation and reduction of failure losses in production machines through the risk management approach
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Evaluation relationship between openness and total factor productivity (TEP) in select developing countries
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Foreign direct investment in the South Pacific island countries: A case study of Fiji
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Foreign direct investment, absorptive capacity and growth in the Arab world
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Foreign ownership and export spillovers in Indian manufacturing industry under liberalization
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Globalisation and cluster-based economic strategy
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Globalisation, information technology revolution and north south migration: A study of Asian Indian software professionals in the U.S.
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Globalisation, technology, poverty and income distributions of households in Ghana
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Higher education in India: challenges ahead
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How can international firms select beneficial foreign locations for their international operations?
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How sustainable is Turkey’s technology on the way of European Union membership?
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ICTs and Caribbean development: What are the prospects for bridging the digital divide?
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Impact of globalisation and trade liberalization on small farmers’ food security in developing countries
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Impacts of marketing by multinational firms on country image, corporate image and on consumers’ use of products in transitional economies
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Innovation capital: A reflection on the case of the Arab countries
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Institutional reforms to attract foreign direct investments (FDIS) as a strategy for economic growth: What has Tanzania done?
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Inventing science and technology information (STI) databases in Africa
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Is there a conflict between the pursuit of shareholder value and sustainable economic growth?
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IT outsourcing destination
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Measuring bank efficiency in the Arabic countries
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New technologies and globalisation: A challenge for Arabic economies
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Openness, productivity and allocation efficiency in ASEAN-4
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People: Where ERP systems and supply chain management converge
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Preliminary thoughts in banking risk management: Recommendations to Arab banks
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Privatization and the role of public sector in India
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Public key infrastructure (PKI) and mobile commerce
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Refining socioeconomic impact assessment with some practical evidence from Saudi Arabia
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Saudi Arabia WTO accession and global economic reforms
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Science, security and sustainability: Global interdependency, diplomacy and research policy
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Social and cultural factors in FDI flows – evidence from the Indian states
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STRATEGIC PLANNING AND FOLLOW-UP SYSTEM
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Sustainable development in a world of critical ferment
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Sustainable road transport: A public perspective area
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Technology transfer and sustainable development in the Gulf region
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The adoption and usage of mobile and wireless technologies in small to medium-sized enterprises in New Zealand
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The entrepreneurial development in the Western Contra Arabic counties
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The impact of e–commerce on developed and developing countries
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The rise of consumerism in Kazakhstan
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The separation of ownership from control and firm
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The stock market reaction to dividend cuts and omissions by large commercial banks
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Threatened with marginalization: Is regionalization in southern africa the appropriate strategic response to globalisation?
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Towards e-government in slovenia – the role of business process management
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Virtual water as a policy for ensuring food security in the MENA region
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Why is free trade impossible? Theoretical approach to the trade policy in international oligopoly
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