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Palgrave Studies in Governance, Leadership and Responsibility

Business and Society in the Middle East

Exploring Responsible Business Practice

Editors: Azoury, Nehme (Ed.)

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  • Examines the determinants of a society friendly organizations
  • Explores the impact of businesses in the MENA region
  • Discusses the importance of education and its impact on Mediterranean societies
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This book discusses the unique relationship between societies and businesses in the Mediterranean region, with contributions from public figures and academics from Middle Eastern and Arab societies, as well as from North America and Europe. This blend of expertise and knowledge focuses on common business practices and their effect on society in Mediterranean countries, and aims to create a bridge between the two. Considering the cultural, social, political, legal and economic impacts and variety, Business and Society in the Middle East is a contemporary and authentic view of how local and traditional aspects of society dictate diversity and homogeneity within businesses. 

About the authors

Nehme Azoury is a Professor and Deputy-President for Research at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik – USEK. Former Dean of the Faculty of Business, he lectures in the fields of marketing, strategy and Corporate Governance in several reputed universities namely, The Georges Washington University, which presented him with an appreciation award and Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II). As part of his research activities, he has to his credit several publications in internationally renowned scientific journals. To promote research in the Arab world, he is founder and editor of "The Arab Economic & Business Journal". He also serves as a scientific collaborator at HEC Liège. Beyond his academic and administrative activities, Nehme Azoury is currently Managing-partner at Widein, a consulting firm headquartered in Beirut.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • The Key Role of Media and Businesses in Helping Regional Societies Navigate Modern-Day Storms

    Pages 1-15

    Najjar, Ramsay

  • Business and Organization for Sustainable Societies

    Pages 17-30

    Seghir, Karim

  • Culture and Business Operations: How the Gulf Arab Leadership Style Impacts a Contingent Human Resource Management

    Pages 31-47

    Scott-Jackson, William (et al.)

  • Development of Education and Its Impact on Middle Eastern Societies

    Pages 49-65

    Jabbour, George M. (et al.)

  • Entrepreneurs in Development: Vectors for Society’s Progress

    Pages 67-79

    Hafsi, Taïeb

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Business and Society in the Middle East
Book Subtitle
Exploring Responsible Business Practice
Editors
  • Nehme Azoury
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Governance, Leadership and Responsibility
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-48857-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-48857-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-48856-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-84033-8
Series ISSN
2662-1304
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 186
Number of Illustrations
19 illustrations in colour
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