Solving Real Community Problems to Improve the Teaching of Public Affairs

http://web.b.ebscohost.com/abstract?direct=true&profile=ehost&scope=site&authtype=crawler&jrnl=10524800&AN=95708261&h=4OdbrMkx%2fjOy%2bqPnAmOsgOm%2f31fn4pIkyYB8iyV%2f701pFzGSL9xvPDCXU1RR%2ftLXtPkia8Qqomz3Q21Liwo5Bw%3d%3d&crl=c&resultNs=AdminWebAuth&resultLocal=ErrCrlNotAuth&crlhashurl=login.aspx%3fdirect%3dtrue%26profile%3dehost%26scope%3dsite%26authtype%3dcrawler%26jrnl%3d10524800%26AN%3d95708261   Yaghi, A., & Alibeli, M. (2014). Solving Real Community Problems to Improve the Teaching of Public Affairs. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 25(1). Abstract: In order to achieve their course learning outcomes, public affairs instructors can train students to solve real community problems (SRCP). This approach focuses on the learners themselves and aims to transform the role of college professors from traditional teaching (lecturing) to facilitating and coaching students’ learning activities. This study aims […]

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Quality of Work Life in the Postnationalization of Human Resources: Empirical Examination of Workforce Emiratization in the United Arab Emirates

Yaghi, I., & Yaghi, A. (2014). Quality of Work Life in the Postnationalization of Human Resources: Empirical Examination of Workforce Emiratization in the United Arab Emirates. International Journal of Public Administration, 37(4), 224-236.http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01900692.2013.812112 http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01900692.2013.812112   Abstract In response to the challenge of human resource imbalance in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the government enacted a nationalization policy (Emiratization) which compelled organizations to hire national job seekers. The present study aimed at assessing the quality of working life […]

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Examining organizational commitment among national and expatriate employees in the private and public sectors in United Arab Emirates

Yaghi, A., & Aljaidi, N. (2014). Examining organizational commitment among national and expatriate employees in the private and public sectors in United Arab Emirates. International Journal of Public Administration, 37(12), 801-811. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/01900692.2014.907314   Abstract The indigenous manpower deficit in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has resulted in hiring of millions of expatriate employees. In the past decade, this situation has led to many concerns for decision makers as organizational productivity declined. The present study aims at examining […]

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Determinants of UAE voters’ preferences for Federal National Council candidates

Yaghi, A., & Antwi‐Boateng, O. (2015). Determinants of UAE voters’ preferences for Federal National Council candidates. Digest of Middle East Studies, 24(2), 213-235. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/dome.12069/full Abstract The purpose of this study was to explore the voting behavior in United Arab Emirates by asking 1,800 citizens about which criteria they used to vote for a particular candidate in the past Federal National Council elections. Using descriptive statistics, the study showed that although patron-client networks played a role in voter’s […]

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The Role of Efficacy, Optimism, and Political Networks in Legislative Elections: The Case of United Arab Emirates

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/dome.12092/full Yaghi, A., & Antwi‐Boateng, O. (2016). The Role of Efficacy, Optimism, and Political Networks in Legislative Elections: The Case of United Arab Emirates. Digest of Middle East Studies, 25(2), 409-428. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/dome.12092/full Abstract The purpose of the present study on political participation in United Arab Emirates is to examine the factors that motivated people to cast their vote in the legislative elections of 2011. To this end, a special questionnaire was administered to a sample of 1,800 […]

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Is it the human resource policy to blame? Examining intention to quit among women managers in Arab Middle Eastern context

Yaghi, A.(2016). Is it the human resource policy to blame? Examining intention to quit among women managers in Arab Middle Eastern context. Gender in Management: An International Journal, 31(7), 479-495. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/GM-11-2015-0094   Abstract Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine the multi-dimensionality of women managers’ turnover in the United Arab Emirates. The study argues that several factors besides public policy influence turnover. Design/methodology/approach A special survey was developed and administered to a convenience sample of […]

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