By A. B. Zahlan
Taking an historic standpoint, this booklet outlines the evolution of the Arab development undefined, interpreting the purchase, accumulation and institutionalization of expertise via Arab consulting and contracting corporations. The learn is ready for the foreign Labour Office.
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Additional info for Acquiring Technological Capacity: A Study of Arab Consulting and Contracting Firms
The growth, size and categories of demand of construction services are discussed below, with stress being placed both on the markets of individual Arab States and on the total Arab market. In this respect, the size of projects and the limited demand of the individual Arab States for some specialised construction services will also be discussed. The latter characteristics are critical determinants of technology acquisition and accumulation. Local legislation to promote national firms and various other measures that tend to influence policy will be discussed in the next chapter.
A case in point is the Dammam Port which was constructed over the 1963-80 period at a cost of some £2,000 million. A number of factors favoured mega-projects, particularly during the 1970s and 1980s. The sudden wealth of the oil-producing Construction in the Arab world 39 countries was not commensurate with their planning capabilities; this became an important factor for packaging expenditure into large projects. Furthermore, the limited technical capabilities of Arab parastatals made business negotiations between them and nascent consulting and contracting firms difficult.
I-7. 15 ff. B. B. Zahlan and Rosemarie Said Zahlan (editors): Technology transfer and change in the Arab world (Oxford, Pergamon, 1978). 168. L. 86-87. 119. British Museum Add. Mss. 13, 66-89. For an account of the political and strategic objectives of these transport systems, see Rashid Ismail Khalidi: British policy towards Syria and Palestine 1906-19i4 (London, Ithaca Press, 1980). 240-242. 321. 293-307. G. Landen: Oman Since 1856 (Princeton, Princeton University Press, 1967). Public Record Office, London.
Acquiring Technological Capacity: A Study of Arab Consulting and Contracting Firms by A. B. Zahlan