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  • Zgheib, Philippe W. (IGI Global, 2019-06-18)
    Unlike most countries, Lebanon lacks a unified national history reference book. Indeed, there is a controversy regarding the use of a unified Lebanese national history book in middle and high school. Many argue against ...
  • Zgheib, Philippe W. (IGI Global, 2019-06-19)
    Several Catholic schools have been shut down for good and several others are struggling to survive but they might just not, because they are facing a severe financial deficit and a strong decline in their revenues. This ...
  • Zgheib, Philippe W. (IGI Global, 2019-06-19)
    The pragmatic attitude of MEA management in meeting the crises that plagued its existence was only matched by a dogmatic determination that its planes must, under all circumstances, keep the immortal Cedar of Lebanon, which ...
  • Zgheib, Philippe W. (IGI Global, 2019-06-18)
    Throughout human history, struggles over access and control of water resources have been a root cause of tension and armed conflict. In Middle Eastern scheming for power, water is viewed as a strategic resource, quickly ...
  • Kouatli, Issam (IEEE, 2017-11-10)
    Taxi scheduling problem represent the heart of management problems for most Taxi companies. This is due to the fact that information in such environment is dynamic in nature with a high degree of uncertainty. Fuzzy logic ...
  • Elgammal, Walid (2017-04-26)
    This study aims to evaluate the degree of disclosure implementation of corporate governance rules in developing/emerging nations by studying the Lebanese case. Few research works have been conducted regarding the implementation ...
  • Kouatli, I.; Jones, B. (2016-05-06)
    The purpose of this paper is to introduce simpler and more effective method in designing fuzzy controllers. A scale for partitioning the universe of discourse and choosing the appropriate fuzzy set shapes for the control ...
  • El-Khalil, Raed; Zeaiter, Hussein (2015-10-28)
    Managing and improving efficiency in the current highly competitive global automotive industry demands that those companies adopt leaner and more flexible systems. During the past 20 years the domestic automotive industry ...
  • El-Khalil, Raed; Taraman, K.; Tarman, S. (2019-06-21)
    Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS) is utilized in order to allow the system to respond changes with minimum or no impact to the overall system output. Implementing flexibility in the body shop plays a major role in achieving ...
  • El-Khalil, Raed; Ali, Ahad (Curran, 2018-10-18)
  • El-Kassar, A. N.; Haraty, R.; Otrok, H. (IEEE, 2017-04-05)
    Secure Socket Layer (SSL) is a cryptographic protocol widely used to make a secure connection to a Web server. SSL uses three interdependent cryptographic functions to perform a secure connection. The first function is ...
  • Zgheib, Philippe W.; Zgheib, Nathalie K.; Cecchetti, Alfred A.; Parmanto, Bambang; Ahmad, Sjarif; Branch, Robert A. (2015-11-02)
    Objective To use cost-utility analysis as an application of the Marginal Utility Theory whereby optimal drug use in terms of optimal drug cost and volume is estimated based on the diminishing marginal utility conditions. Methods ...
  • Srour, F. Jordan; Mahr, Tamas; De Weerdt, Mathijs; Zuidwijk, Rob (DUP, 2017-12-21)
    Decision support within transport companies should not only use traditional objective functions, but also reason about qualitative effects on all involved actors. We propose a fuzzy logic rule base that can be used in ...
  • Ladki, Said M.; Bachir, Nour A. (2019-06-21)
    This paper investigates the challenges of an airport that has to manage an overflow of passengers compared with the designing stage. This leads to a paradoxal situation: though the airport is newly built and looks modern, ...
  • Jizi, Mohammad (2020-12-03)
    Despite knowing the potential effect of social reporting on firms' continuity, there is limited research into the influence of the composition of boards of directors on CSR disclosure. This paper adds to the emerging CSR ...
  • Abosag, Ibrahim; Farah, Maya F. (2016-05-31)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper was to examine the influence of religiously motivated boycotts, such as the one conducted in Saudi Arabia against Danish companies, on corporate brand image, customer loyalty and product ...
  • Maamari, Bassem E.; Lohne, Jardar (2017-04-10)
    The article presents the influence of business premises’ factors of the workplace on satisfaction with the workplace and their impact on the state of health and health care of employees. The research compares respondents’ ...
  • Ramadan, Zahy B.; Farah, Maya F. (2021-09-28)
    Companies discovered throughout the years that in order to acquire, retain or grow clients, they should allow customers to take a more active role in the product or service creation. Customers have become so valued by ...
  • Harakeh, Mostafa; Matar, Ghida; Sayour, Nagham (2020-01-13)
    The literature of financial economics documents a causal relationship between the level of information asymmetry in the firm and its dividend policy. The agency theory and the pecking order theory show that the problem of ...
  • Tarhini, Abbas; Tarhini, Jihan; Tarhini, Anwar (2019-09-13)
    Purpose Research has shown that information technology has a tremendous effect on higher educational (HE) institutions. The purpose of this paper is to develop a framework that would depict and highlight on the financial, ...

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