Out of the Middle East

Out of the Middle East

The Emergence of An Arab Global Business

eBook - 2006
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Kamal Shair's book is a classic rags to riches story: the village boy, who with determination and education, achieves business success, wealth, more wealth, and then influence and power. What makes it unusual is that it emanates from the Arab world. Rarely among Arabs have individuals from thoroughly modest backgrounds, with no access to links, networks or connections become truly global commercial players. Shair was born in a small town in what was then Transjordan and dragged himself through school (his mother was illiterate), moved to college in Beirut, then sailed off to America (Michigan.
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
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1 online resource (x, 262 pages) : illustrations (some color)

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