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Entrepreneurship in the Arab World: Ten Case Studies 

A set of studies giving valuable insights into the challenges of launching and sustaining businesses in the developing economies of the Arab world


This collection of case studies showcases the experiences of ten intriguing entrepreneurial ventures from emerging markets in the Arab world (Egypt, the UAE, Morocco, and Saudi Arabia). Readers will gain an in-depth insight on a variety of localized strategic, managerial, marketing, and innovative approaches and practices, which create unique challenges and opportunities in a region undergoing rapid political, social, and economic transformations. The unique case studies address different stages within the exciting entrepreneurial cycle, from start-up to growth, sustainability, and international expansion. This casebook is a valuable resource for anyone wanting to know more about launching and sustaining a business within developing Arab economies, as well as being an effective teaching tool for disciplines related to new venture management and entrepreneurship.


Innovations Journal Special Edition

In partnership with Innovations journal, KCC developed a special edition of the journal which features success stories from a number of MENA region entrepreneurial businesses. Innovations journal, which is issued jointly by George Mason University's School of Public Policy, Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, and MIT's Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship, features cases authored by exceptional innovators, commentary and research from leading academics, and essays from globally recognized executives and political leaders. [Read more]

Business Research Papers

KCC and IGI Casebook

Cases on Business and Management in the MENA Region: New Trends and Opportunities

The book presents a careful blend of conceptual, theoretical and applied research in regard to the relationship between the Middle East and North Africa region and business and management. This casebook explores the importance of these relationships, aspects related to ICT, accounting, data protection, usability concerning corporate change and supply chain management. This publication will further theories and practices in this region, as it provides a voice for regional business and management. 


The MENA Journal of Business Case Studies

The journal is an international, open-access, peer-reviewed journal that focuses on the various business areas, corporations, organizations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). The journal is published by El-Khazindar Business Research and Case Center (KCC) at The American University in Cairo (Egypt), in partnership with IBIMA Publishing (USA).

The MENA Journal of Business Case Studies (ISSN: 2326-7038) is currently indexed at: EBSCOhost: Business Source Complete, EBSCOhost: Business Source Corporate Plus, Cabell's Directory, Ulrich's Periodicals Directory, ProQuest, Media Finder, J-Gate, Journal Seek, Airiti Library, CNKI Scholar and ECONIS.