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Ramady, Mohamed A.

The Political Economy of Wasta: Use and Abuse of Social Capital Networking

Ramady, Mohamed A. - The Political Economy of Wasta: Use and Abuse of Social Capital Networking, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Wasta as Social Capital

1.
Wasta as a Form of Social Capital? An Institutional Perspective
Annika Kropf, Tanya Cariina Newbury-Smith

2.
Wasta: A Scourge or a Useful Management and Business Practice?
David Weir, Nabil Sultan, Sylvia Bunt

3.
Wasta: Is It Such a Bad Thing? An Anthropological Perspective
Helen Lackner

4. The Relationship Between the Inequality-Adjusted Human Development Index and the Corruption Perceptions Index in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Major Economies
Ikhlaas Gurrib

Part II. Wasta in the Work Environment

5. ‘Wasta’: Triadic Trust in Jordanian Business
Thomas Brandstaetter, David Bamber, David Weir

6. The Economic Cost of Wasta in the Arab World: An Empirical Approach
Marcus Marktanner, Maureen Wilson

7. Saudi Men and Women Work Participation: The Use of Wasta to Overcome Sociocultural Barriers
Fatin Al-Hussain, Abdulkareem Al-Marzooq

8. The Psychology of Wasta and Its Impact on Nationalization and Expatriation
Radhika Punshi, David Jones

Part III. Wasta, Development and Career Aspirations

9.
Wasta and Development in Arab and Muslim Countries
M-Said Oukil

10. Quality-Oriented Education and Workforce Reform: The Impact of Wasta (Case Study of Bahrain)
Magdalena Karolak

Part IV. Wasta, Ethics and Culture

11.
Koneksi, Kolusi, and Nepotisme (KKN): Culturally Embedded? The Indonesian Experience of Combating Negative Wasta

Azyumardi Azra

12. Social Capital Networking in China and the Traditional Values of Guanxi

Yuan Li, Jingshu Du, Sylvia Bunt

13. Erratum
Mohamed A. Ramady

Keywords: Economics, Economics, general

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Page amount
43 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319222011
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-22200-4

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