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Strategic co-operation and sustainable economic integration:: the crisis of Arab/Islamic countries in the era of globalisation
Växjö University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Management and Economics.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-3055-1108
2008 (English)In: Business Excellence and Competitiveness in the Middle East and North Africa, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd , 2008Chapter in book (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

We currently experience unprecedented global integration. For the first time in history, most of regions of the world are interlocking their economies and becoming increasingly interdependent. The end of the Cold War resulted in economic, technological, political and social paradigm shift in form

of the free-market economy, EU and liberal democracy. This cleared the way for the creation of a truly global economy. This was historically unprecedented and still have unprecedented consequences. Although the globalisation and different economic blocs are actually a fact since more than ten years,Arab countries, on the other hand, have been for the past 40 or more years talking about the Arab economic union even before the European economic union. Europe is almost one nation now and Arabs are still talking about how they are going to accomplish creating a such union. However, globalisation of Western countries can cause more problem and crisis for the developing countries, if these countries are not able to compete or cooperate with developed countries.

The existing economic blocs in Europe, USA, Asian, etc. create more unbalanced economic situation which may increase the tension between the south and north. These blocs would have an extremely prominent and powerful position as a guides and advisers in Arab countries. The main dilemma is that Arab countries often compete each other rather than cooperate with each others. Arab countries are in a great need to cooperate, build up trust and alliances with each others to achieve some political and economical synergy effects and to be able to create some political and economic balance in the global era. Without political and socio-economic integration between Arab countries there is no interdependence relationship between Western and Arabs.Too dependent on western nations or blocs is not of the benefit of neither the Arab nor Western countries. It cerates tension and basis for conflicts.

The aim of the study is to outline the strategy needed to chieve the Arab shared objective of cooperation and peaceful existence. This study is a continuation of my previous research efforts to develop a new approach of a strategic or a copetition relationship. It presents a theoretical, conceptual and empirical discourse based on recent developments in economics and relationship management and marketing theories as well as a semi-structured personal interviews. This paper provides a different perspective. It integrates the micro and macroeconomic forces and factors.

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Inderscience Enterprises Ltd , 2008.
Keywords [en]
Integration; globalisation; Arab; Islam; political; war; economics.
Research subject
Economy, Marketing
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URN: urn:nbn:se:vxu:diva-3778ISBN: (Online): 0-907776-39-6 (Print): 0-907776-38-8 OAI: oai:DiVA.org:vxu-3778DiVA, id: diva2:203735
Available from: 2008-12-20 Created: 2008-12-20 Last updated: 2016-05-03Bibliographically approved

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