• Thomas Andersson
  • Abdelkader Djeflat
Part of the Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management book series (ITKM)


The Arab Spring arose from the frustrations and aspirations of ordinary and mostly young and also in part uneducated people, far away from the corridors of big businesses, media companies and government offices. Operating against the harshest of odds, the movement spread with a phenomenal rapidity, reaping one unexpected victory after the other. While considering the wider context for the Arab Spring, the focal point here is not the political aspects, but the fundamental economic and institutional forces at work.


Saudi Arabia Middle East Lifelong Learning Arab Country Public Procurement 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Jönköping International Business School (JIBS)Jönköping UniversitySwedenEurope
  2. 2.Maghtech Network, Clerse-University of Lille (France)LilleFrance

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