Firas Rifai

Firas Rifai
Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan · Department of Business Administration

Associate Professor

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This study aims to examine the determinants of internet banking services adoption in the Jordanian Islamic banking system. A questionnaire survey was adopted as the research methodology, and 413 completed questionnaires were successfully collected. The obtained data were analyzed using Structural Equation Modeling Tool (SmartPLS), and the analysis...
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From studies, reports, and information, we can see that the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) has a major impact on project success. The Supply Chain Management (SCM) plays an important role in achieving potential cross-company success because the SCMS allows us to control the development, design, management and identification of the most effec...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to identify the effect of organisational culture by its two dimensions (innovative organisational culture and conservative organisational culture) on innovative performance and also investigate the moderating role of the job type on innovative performance in the relationship between innovative organisational cul...
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This study aims to investigate the role of employee’s attitudes towards implementing and expanding the sustainability policy and the sustainability performance in terms of economic, social, and environmental dimensions. The study model and hypotheses were developed based on a comprehensive literature review. The data were collected from 84 employee...
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This paper empirically investigates the potential benefits of outsourcing humanitarian logistics activities to commercial logistics service providers (LSPs) to improve rescue missions in the Al Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Jordan. The study uses a quantitative research approach, a survey data set of 140 questionnaires was collected from the manag...
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In reference to the accelerated development in the world of business, several economic concerns have been emerged such as: growing competitive pressure in the SMEs and large companies, increase in customers’ demand for services, emphasis on critical operations, better customer satisfaction, globalization, etc.To manage every one of these difficulti...
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Reports on the news about nature or man-made catastrophes are not uncommon. We hear constantly that a human catastrophe has taken place somewhere in the world. In those cases where the infrastructure could possibly be destroyed, it becomes clear that a rescue mission is difficult to achieve. We need special rescue teams, who despite the difficult r...
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This paper aims at investigating the relationship between the application of innovation and entrepreneurship system and the university competitive advantage in the Jordanian higher education sector. To collect the required data, the number of some concerned individuals was surveyed through a carefully designed questionnaire that has become the main...
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The portion of small businesses in most Arab countries is very high and it is, almost, account for about 80% of the whole businesses in the national economy. Thus, the effect of small businesses on the growth and development of the national economy and business sustainability is very high .Therefore, decision makers at all levels in the national ec...
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Almost all countries over the world are suffering a high levels of unemployment between the young people. In Jordan the unemployment rate is about 25%. Main problem is that the majority of the young people are choosing the academic way for their career and ignoring the vocational way. In Jordan there are about 76 thousand high school students finis...
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In this study, the authors aimed to examine the role of the informal financial sector financing new innovative startups projects. It is popular that the formal financial sector including banking and other financial institutions always try to avoid financing new innovative startups especially in their early stages where the risk is classified as ver...
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This paper aims at exploring the role of the university managerial systems and policies in the process of implementing the concept of entrepreneurship and innovation by Jordanian universities. A questionnaire was used as a means of data collection. Seven Jordanian universities were chosen from both governmental and private sectors and 320 questionn...
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Quality education is the main goal for all universities that strive to succeed and compete in the market. To ensure quality, universities must be able to provide its students and staff with services and tools to help them excel in their (educational) career. Measuring quality of education is not an easy process. Different universities use different...
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Die endogene Wachstumstheorie und die Theorie der wirtschaftlichen Entwicklung überlagern sich stark. Sie geben komplementäre Handlungsempfehlungen an die Entwicklungspolitik zur Förderung des wirtschaftlichen Wachstums und der wirtschaftlichen Entwicklung und betonen dabei Humankapital und Unternehmertum. Empirisch wurde gezeigt, dass sich die jor...