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African J. of Accounting, Auditing and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
African J. of Economic and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Afro-Asian J. of Finance and Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.205, h-index: 3)
American J. of Finance and Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Asian J. of Management Science and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Atoms for Peace: an Intl. J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.103, h-index: 1)
Electronic Government, an Intl. J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.185, h-index: 23)
EuroMed J. of Management     Hybrid Journal  
European J. of Cross-Cultural Competence and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
European J. of Industrial Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.987, h-index: 16)
European J. of Intl. Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.258, h-index: 10)
Global Business and Economics Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.13, h-index: 7)
Interdisciplinary Environmental Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Abrasive Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.207, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Accounting and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Intl. J. of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.143, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.245, h-index: 13)
Intl. J. of Adaptive and Innovative Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Additive and Subtractive Materials Manufacturing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.39, h-index: 5)
Intl. J. of Advanced Mechatronic Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.212, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Advanced Media and Communication     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.103, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Advanced Operations Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.24, h-index: 4)
Intl. J. of Aerodynamics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 20)
Intl. J. of Agent-Oriented Software Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Agile and Extreme Software Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Agile Systems and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.212, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.125, h-index: 17)
Intl. J. of Alternative Propulsion     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.103, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Applied Cryptography     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.401, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Applied Decision Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.455, h-index: 11)
Intl. J. of Applied Management Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.369, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Applied Nonlinear Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Applied Pattern Recognition     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Applied Systemic Studies     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.138, h-index: 5)
Intl. J. of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Artificial Intelligence and Soft Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Intl. J. of Arts and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.114, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Auditing Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Automation and Control     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.297, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Automation and Logistics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Automotive Composites     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Automotive Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.356, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Autonomic Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Autonomous and Adaptive Communications Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.125, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Aviation Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Banking, Accounting and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.153, h-index: 5)
Intl. J. of Behavioural Accounting and Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Intl. J. of Behavioural and Healthcare Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Intl. J. of Bibliometrics in Business and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Big Data Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13)
Intl. J. of Bio-Inspired Computation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.77, h-index: 25)
Intl. J. of Bioinformatics Research and Applications     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.231, h-index: 13)
Intl. J. of Biomechatronics and Biomedical Robotics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Biomedical Engineering and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.213, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Biomedical Nanoscience and Nanotechnology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Biometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.244, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Biotechnology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.128, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Bonds and Derivatives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Business and Emerging Markets     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Business and Globalisation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.21, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Business and Systems Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.205, h-index: 11)
Intl. J. of Business Competition and Growth     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Business Continuity and Risk Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Intl. J. of Business Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Business Excellence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.333, h-index: 12)
Intl. J. of Business Forecasting and Marketing Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Business Governance and Ethics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.222, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Business Information Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.264, h-index: 18)
Intl. J. of Business Innovation and Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.273, h-index: 13)
Intl. J. of Business Intelligence and Data Mining     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31, SJR: 0.196, h-index: 13)
Intl. J. of Business Intelligence and Systems Engineering     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Intl. J. of Business Performance Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.194, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Business Process Integration and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 13, SJR: 0.172, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Chinese Culture and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Circuits and Architecture Design     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Cloud Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Intl. J. of Cognitive Biometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Cognitive Performance Support     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Collaborative Engineering     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Collaborative Enterprise     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Collaborative Intelligence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.262, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Competitiveness     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Complexity in Applied Science and Technology     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Complexity in Leadership and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Intl. J. of Computational Biology and Drug Design     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.272, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Computational Complexity and Intelligent Algorithms     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Computational Economics and Econometrics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Intl. J. of Computational Intelligence Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Computational Materials Science and Surface Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.159, h-index: 6)
Intl. J. of Computational Science and Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.34, h-index: 12)
Intl. J. of Computational Systems Engineering     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Computational Vision and Robotics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.123, h-index: 4)
Intl. J. of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.112, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Computer Applications in Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.309, h-index: 20)
Intl. J. of Computers in Healthcare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Computing Science and Mathematics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.385, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.217, h-index: 16)
Intl. J. of Convergence Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Corporate Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Corporate Strategy and Social Responsibility     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Creative Computing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Critical Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Critical Computer-Based Systems     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.22, h-index: 6)
Intl. J. of Critical Infrastructures     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.277, h-index: 18)
Intl. J. of Data Analysis Techniques and Strategies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.381, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Data Mining and Bioinformatics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.289, h-index: 13)
Intl. J. of Data Mining, Modelling and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.152, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Data Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Intl. J. of Decision Sciences, Risk and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Decision Support Systems     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Design Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Intl. J. of Digital Culture and Electronic Tourism     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Intl. J. of Diplomacy and Economy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.173, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Earthquake and Impact Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.228, h-index: 5)
Intl. J. of Economics and Accounting     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Economics and Business Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.102, h-index: 1)
Intl. J. of Education Economics and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.193, h-index: 2)
Intl. J. of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.234, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Electronic Banking     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Electronic Business     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Customer Relationship Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.192, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Electronic Democracy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Finance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.2, h-index: 1)
Intl. J. of Electronic Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.383, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Electronic Healthcare     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.195, h-index: 18)
Intl. J. of Electronic Marketing and Retailing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.148, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Electronic Security and Digital Forensics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.221, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Embedded Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.252, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Emergency Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12, SJR: 0.492, h-index: 17)
Intl. J. of Energy Technology and Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.131, h-index: 11)
Intl. J. of Engineering Management and Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.192, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Enterprise Network Management     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.118, h-index: 6)
Intl. J. of Entrepreneurial Venturing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.213, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26, SJR: 0.238, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Entrepreneurship and Small Business     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.294, h-index: 16)
Intl. J. of Environment and Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.147, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Environment and Pollution     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.241, h-index: 35)
Intl. J. of Environment and Sustainable Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.142, h-index: 14)
Intl. J. of Environment and Waste Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.142, h-index: 11)
Intl. J. of Environment, Workplace and Employment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Environmental Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Environmental Policy and Decision Making     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Environmental Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.13, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Exergy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.667, h-index: 20)
Intl. J. of Experimental and Computational Biomechanics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Intl. J. of Experimental Design and Process Optimisation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Export Marketing     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Financial Engineering and Risk Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Financial Innovation in Banking     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Financial Markets and Derivatives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Financial Services Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Food Safety, Nutrition and Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Intl. J. of Forensic Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Forensic Engineering and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Foresight and Innovation Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.219, h-index: 14)
Intl. J. of Functional Informatics and Personalised Medicine     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.101, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Fuzzy Computation and Modelling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Gender Studies in Developing Societies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Global Energy Issues     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.18, h-index: 19)
Intl. J. of Global Environmental Issues     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.149, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of Global Warming     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.431, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Globalisation and Small Business     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.293, h-index: 9)
Intl. J. of Granular Computing, Rough Sets and Intelligent Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Green Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.148, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Grid and Utility Computing     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.235, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Happiness and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Healthcare Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.155, h-index: 13)
Intl. J. of Heavy Vehicle Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.154, h-index: 15)
Intl. J. of High Performance Computing and Networking     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.362, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of High Performance Systems Architecture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.301, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Higher Education and Sustainability     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Hospitality and Event Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Human Factors and Ergonomics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Intl. J. of Human Factors Modelling and Simulation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Intl. J. of Human Resources Development and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24, SJR: 0.148, h-index: 11)
Intl. J. of Human Rights and Constitutional Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Intl. J. of Hydrology Science and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.181, h-index: 3)
Intl. J. of Image Mining     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Immunological Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Indian Culture and Business Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. of Industrial and Systems Engineering     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.433, h-index: 19)
Intl. J. of Industrial Electronics and Drives     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Information and Coding Theory     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Information and Communication Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.144, h-index: 5)
Intl. J. of Information and Computer Security     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.134, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Information and Decision Sciences     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.323, h-index: 10)
Intl. J. of Information and Operations Management Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Intl. J. of Information Privacy, Security and Integrity     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 27)
Intl. J. of Information Quality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.103, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Information Systems and Change Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.112, h-index: 8)
Intl. J. of Information Systems and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Information Technology and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15, SJR: 0.128, h-index: 11)
Intl. J. of Information Technology, Communications and Convergence     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)

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Journal Cover International Journal of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development
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   ISSN (Print) 1753-9412 - ISSN (Online) 1753-9420
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  • Knowledge workers and the creation of an information society in Egypt
    • Authors: Tarek A. El Badawy
      Pages: 273 - 291
      Abstract: The Egyptian knowledge worker is developing within the framework of a variety of external factors. They must contend with the historical background which has created a hierarchical, risk-averse business environment. The regulatory environment is also lacking and despite recent improvements, there are still many changes to be made in order to cultivate knowledge workers. This paper looks at the key ingredients for the development of knowledge workers in Egypt and the division of responsibilities for those ingredients. The key ingredients include (1) educational reform, (2) regulatory reform (3) changes in the structure of Egyptian businesses (4) increased capital investments and (5) training for professionals. These ingredients are common to knowledge workers throughout the world, but the method for addressing these issues is unique to each culture. Knowledge workers are developing differently in Egypt than they did in the USA, where the term was first coined, due to the divergent socio-political backgrounds of the two countries. Despite many difficult challenges in creating an information society, Egypt has already taken many of the necessary steps to do so.
      Keywords: knowledge workers; information society; communications technology; economic development, Egypt; human resource management; HRM; employment; educational reform; regulatory reform; organisational change; structural change; capital investment; training; culture
      Citation: International Journal of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 2, No. 4 (2012) pp. 273 - 291
      PubDate: 2013-04-20T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJACMSD.2012.053385
      Issue No: Vol. 2, No. 4 (2013)
       
  • Transition of higher education system in UAE - an internationalisation
           perspective
    • Authors: Julie Vardhan, G. Shahul Hameed
      Pages: 292 - 308
      Abstract: Higher education system has evolved over generations from students migrating to far off places for learning to the present era of creation of education clusters and education hubs by many countries. This paper explores and analyses the transition of higher education system in United Arab Emirates (UAE) towards internationalisation with the growth of new universities, emergence of diverse programmes, and international collaborations through establishment of branch campuses, making UAE the largest educational hub in the Middle Eastern region. This paper also examines the importance of the reforms initiated by the government and the challenges of the education system to align it with the new economy. The study would be particularly of interest to researchers, academicians in the higher education sector, higher education institutions and policy makers.
      Keywords: higher education; internationalisation; transition; United Arab Emirates; UAE; education hubs; quality initiatives; challenges; education clusters; new universities; international collaboration; branch campuses
      Citation: International Journal of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 2, No. 4 (2012) pp. 292 - 308
      PubDate: 2013-04-20T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJACMSD.2012.053393
      Issue No: Vol. 2, No. 4 (2013)
       
  • Analysis of Islamic website design
    • Authors: Maimona J. Badi, Akram M. Zeki
      Pages: 309 - 317
      Abstract: This article presents and analyses the findings regarding the utility of Islamic websites in terms of messages, credibility, standardisation, acceleration, printability, and distribution of terminologies. According to Leavitt and Shneiderman (2006), designers should make every attempt to reduce the users workload by taking advantage of the computer's capabilities. Users will make the best use of websites when information is displayed in a directly usable format and content organisation is highly intuitive. The data is gathered from feedback to a questionnaire distributed to respondents from three faculties, namely ICT, engineering, and IRKHS students in various levels of university education. The data collected is based on five selected Islamic websites, namely islamway.com, islamweb.net, islamonline.net, islam-qa.com, and islamtoday.net.
      Keywords: web interface; web design; website design; multimedia; Islamic websites; Islam; web users; information; interaction; graphics; data; website evaluation; university students; usefulness; usability
      Citation: International Journal of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 2, No. 4 (2012) pp. 309 - 317
      PubDate: 2013-04-20T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJACMSD.2012.053400
      Issue No: Vol. 2, No. 4 (2013)
       
  • The impact of Islamic religious schema on the Muslims and their behaviour
    • Authors: Jamal Ahmed Badi, Lukman Ayinde Olorogun
      Pages: 318 - 343
      Abstract: Religious schema research has stimulated long-standing debates regarding the influence of religious beliefs on behaviour. The current study addresses the issue by examining the impact of Islamic religious schema on the Muslims behaviour. Participants were given questionnaires measuring attitudes regarding three stages of input of knowledge, processing of knowledge, and application of knowledge. Reliability test was conducted, compatibility of the data factor analysis by coefficient of beta (ß) as well as analysis of variance. Results indicated that there is a great influence of Islamic religious schema at the input, process, and output stages. However, the impact of extrinsic factors such scholars and family orientation is reflected on the participants with religious affiliations. Results also showed that personality variables were helpful in predicting the ways an average Muslim will react to sensitive issues. Some suggestions have been offered for probable unification of Islamic religious schema among Islamic sects and schools of thoughts to a certain degree.
      Keywords: Islamic religious schema; Muslims; religious beliefs; Muslim behaviour; impact; personality variables; religious scholars; family orientation; Islam
      Citation: International Journal of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 2, No. 4 (2012) pp. 318 - 343
      PubDate: 2013-04-20T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJACMSD.2012.053396
      Issue No: Vol. 2, No. 4 (2013)
       
  • Radio Sawa and the US public diplomacy in the Middle East: entertaining
           the Arab youth or 'winning hearts and minds'?
    • Authors: Jamal Ahmed Badi, Lukman Ayinde Olorogun
      Pages: 344 - 353
      Abstract: This is an exploratory study of the Arab youth perceptions of Radio Sawa, a US public diplomacy radio broadcast channel. Univariate analysis of a convenience sample of the Qatar University students' exposure to the radio stations programs and their perceptions and attitudes about the US foreign policy seems to imply that the Radio Sawa is widely used as a music channel but it does not seem to succeed in selling US foreign policy to the Arab youth. The study stresses the need for a more representative study of the Radio Sawa's claims as a successful tool of US public diplomacy.
      Keywords: public diplomacy; Arab youth; youth perceptions; Radio Sawa; USA; United States; Middle East; radio stations; university students; music channels; US foreign policy; policy promotion; Qatar
      Citation: International Journal of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 2, No. 4 (2012) pp. 344 - 353
      PubDate: 2013-04-20T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJACMSD.2012.053399
      Issue No: Vol. 2, No. 4 (2013)
       
  • International tourism, security and intercultural dialogue in the Arab
           World
    • Authors: Jamal Ahmed Badi, Lukman Ayinde Olorogun
      Pages: 354 - 361
      Abstract: International tourism presents one of the rare possibilities of mass active face-to-face cultural exchange and spatial exploring of the 'other'. Beyond its cultural dimension, international tourism is a major economic sector in many countries. It provides jobs and foreign currency. One the one hand, tourism is a fragile industry that requires security, stability and tolerance. On the other hand, tourists are soft targets of terrorist attacks, not only in the Arab and Muslim worlds, but indeed worldwide. The article explores the actual and the invented types of segregation in the name of security and terror prevention measures in Arab countries. It demonstrates how the dichotomy of security/segregation prevents intercultural dialogue and better understanding of the 'other'.
      Keywords: tourism; security; terrorism; segregation; intercultural dialogue; Arab world; cultural exchange; culture; economic growth; terror prevention measures
      Citation: International Journal of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 2, No. 4 (2012) pp. 354 - 361
      PubDate: 2013-04-20T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJACMSD.2012.053397
      Issue No: Vol. 2, No. 4 (2013)
       
  • Evaluating multimedia elements in selected Islamic websites
    • Authors: Jamal Ahmed Badi, Lukman Ayinde Olorogun
      Pages: 362 - 369
      Abstract: Islamic websites are growing in number. Numerous users are interacting with them on a daily basis. Little has been done in evaluating these websites in terms of using multimedia elements. This paper aims at analysing and critically assessing to what degree university level Muslim users are satisfied with selected Islamic websites in terms of using multimedia elements. The analysis is carried out based on a questionnaire that was distributed among students from three different IIUM faculties. It is hoped that the outcome of this study will benefit these Islamic websites.
      Keywords: multimedia elements; Islamic websites; website development; web design; Islam; website evaluation; university students; Muslims
      Citation: International Journal of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 2, No. 4 (2012) pp. 362 - 369
      PubDate: 2013-04-20T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJACMSD.2012.053398
      Issue No: Vol. 2, No. 4 (2013)
       
  • Sustainable informal housing by means of a better public space
    • Authors: Jamal Ahmed Badi, Lukman Ayinde Olorogun
      Pages: 370 - 388
      Abstract: Sustainable urban dwellings can function satisfactory if the larger environment function properly as a living space and that in turn depends largely on how communities manifest themselves outwardly and interact with the living spaces. This work highlights that housing environments of the informal housing is always in process of becoming, it is never final. It is neither a final statement, nor prescriptive rules. Where the criteria of sustainability do exists in these communities and can be achieved. This attempt is seen more as a guide, which condenses and reflects in an analytical thinking, and practical work that is underway, rather than a complete work. This study explores the urban environment toward the production of space, it involves investigation into types of spaces, which are relevant to informal and formal context in Cairo; it reviews how to lead to sustainable spaces and how much areas should be devoted to such spaces.
      Keywords: informal housing; sustainability; urban housing; physical space; housing environments; sustainable housing; sustainable development; living spaces; Cairo; Egypt
      Citation: International Journal of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development, Vol. 2, No. 4 (2012) pp. 370 - 388
      PubDate: 2013-04-20T23:20:50-05:00
      DOI: 10.1504/IJACMSD.2012.053405
      Issue No: Vol. 2, No. 4 (2013)
       
 
 
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