%0 Journal Article
	%A Hanadi Mubarak AL-Mubaraki and  Michael Busler
	%D 2012
	%J International Journal of Economics and Management Engineering
	%B World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology
	%I Open Science Index 63, 2012
	%T Middle East towards Incubator Benefits: Case Studies
	%U https://publications.waset.org/pdf/1825
	%V 63
	%X In the context of business incubation (BI) as strategic
enablers, this paper critically reviews the literature relating to the
strategic benefits of BI in the Middle East. The taxonomy of BI
benefits in the strategic elements on 1) type, 2) financial model, 3)
services, 4) objectives, 5) number of clients, 6) number of graduates,
and 7) jobs creation. Understanding the importance of BI benefits can
be significant in the economic development although most incubators
lead to diversify the economy. Thus, taxonomies of the benefits of BI
are produced from both the academic literature and published case
studies. In this way, a classification of strategic benefits elements as
they relate to incubators has been developed to provide a greater
understanding of the benefits needed to obtain a specific element.
The result of this paper is Business incubators is aimed
entrepreneurship, jobs creation, research commercialization and
profitable enterprises in Middle Eastern countries.
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