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Practising CSR in the Middle East

  • Belaid Rettab
  • Kamel Mellahi

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Belaid Rettab, Kamel Mellahi
    Pages 1-7
  3. CSR in the Middle East: Theoretical, Conceptual, and Empirical Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Jędrzej George Frynas, Camila Yamahaki
      Pages 11-37
    3. Kamel Mellahi, Belaid Rettab
      Pages 39-51
    4. Dima Jamali, Mohamad Hossary
      Pages 53-80
  4. CSR Practices in the Middle East

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 205-211

About this book


Edited by two renowned specialists in CSR in the Middle East, this book features contributions from leading CSR scholars in the region. Each chapter provides a comprehensive and up-to-date discussion of the most pertinent issues within the subject area, and also includes a number of real life case studies addressing emerging and timely CSR topics facing organizations in the Middle East. The book is intended for researchers and students of CSR, providing a state-of-the-art overview of the key themes, best practices and current debates focused upon the Middle East.


corporate social responsibility SWF sustainability supply chain marketing sport philanthropy gender equality

Editors and affiliations

  • Belaid Rettab
    • 1
  • Kamel Mellahi
    • 2
  1. 1.Economic Research and Sustainable Business DevelopmentDubai Chamber of Commerce and IndustryDubaiUnited Arab Emirates
  2. 2.Centre for Responsible BusinessDubai Chamber of Commerce and IndustryDubaiUnited Arab Emirates

About the editors

Belaid Rettab is the Chief Economist & Senior Director for Economic Research & Sustainable Business Development at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He has written several reports on CSR in the Middle East and published widely in scholarly journals. Before moving to the UAE, he was a Lecturer in micro-economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam, and Economic Research Manager at EIM, the Netherlands. He also served for many years as an International Consultant for the European Union, UN, the World Bank and several national governments. He is member of The International Chamber of Commerce‘s Commissions on Economic Policy, and Corporate Social Responsibility and Anti-Corruption.

Kamel Mellahi is a Senior Manager at the Centre of Responsible Business at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He has published extensively on CSR and management in the Middle East. He has published 8 books and over 100 scholarly articles. A former Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Management Reviews, he is currently an Associate Editor of the British Journal of Management and Senior Editor for Strategy and the Environment at the Journal of World Business.

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