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Cultural and leadership predictors of corporate social responsibility values of top management: a GLOBE study of 15 countries
This paper examines cultural and leadership variables associated with corporate social responsibility values that managers apply to their decision-making. In this longitudinal study, we analyze data
Factors affecting Effective Strategy Implementation in a Service Industry: A Study of Electricity Distribution Companies in the Sultanate of Oman
Successful strategy implementation is a key for any organization’s survival. Many organizations could not sustain their competitive advantages, despite having a robust strategy formulation process,
Saudi women’s work challenges and barriers to career advancement
Purpose Few studies have explored the work challenges and career barriers faced by women in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Drawing on Institutional Theory, the purpose of this paper is
Strategic alliances as a competitive strategy: How domestic airlines use alliances for improving performance
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine how domestic airlines benefit when they have code sharing arrangements with international carriers.Design/methodology/approach – The data for this
A Comparative Analysis of Mission Statement Content and Readability
The mission statement is an important organizational tool that forms the foundation for all other organizational objectives and strategies. Furthermore, it helps a firm present itself favorably to
Training and Development Function in Omani Public Sector Organizations: A Critical Evaluation
Training and development of employees has become a core function for most organizations worldwide and has gained center-stage in recent years. The training and development of public sector employees
An analysis of the telecommunication industry in the Sultanate of Oman using Michael Porter's competitive strategy model
Purpose – Michael Porter's Five Forces Model provides an ideal mechanism and framework to study the Oman telecommunications industry's competitive structure. The purpose of this paper is to
Industrial buyer-seller interactions: negotiating in the Arabian Gulf
Purpose – The purpose of this study is to explore the key cultural factors that shape the Arab style of buyer-seller negotiations in the industrial goods sector; formulate propositions predicting
Organizations’ Use of Strategic Planning Tools and Techniques in the Sultanate of Oman
This study on the use of strategic planning tools and techniques in the Sultanate of Oman aims to contribute to the research on strategic planning processes. Currently, only a few research studies
Culture Shock in a Global World: Factors Affecting Culture Shock Experienced by Expatriates in Oman and Omani Expatriates Abroad
The purpose of the paper is to investigate various forms of culture shock experienced by people who visit a foreign country for the first time. The study further documented various forms of culture