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dc.contributor.authorShaheen, Omar
dc.contributor.editorŚwiątek-Barylska, Ilona
dc.contributor.editorMohan Devadas, Udaya
dc.identifier.citationShaheen O., Cultural Differences in Understanding Social Capital – Wasta and Social Capital, [in] Facets of Managing in Cross-Cultural Diversity, I. Świątek-Barylska, U. Mohan Devadas (eds.), WUŁ–WN PWN, Łódź 2021,
dc.description.abstractWasta (in the Arabic literature wasta) means “intercession” or “mediation”. This concept covers a wide range of social activities. In the West it is known as clientelism, due to the existence of an informal relationship between the client (requestor of Wasta-demanding interest) and the possessor. The purpose of this paper is to analyze Wasta in an Arabic country through the three dimensions of the social capital (structural, cognitive, relational). To achieve this aim a theoretical research method was used to analyze Wasta. As a social mechanism in an Arabic country, Wasta can be considered an example of social capital, due to the fact that it contains the structural, cognitive and relational dimensions of the social capital mentioned in the literature.pl_PL
dc.publisherWydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiegopl_PL
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dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 Międzynarodowe*
dc.subjectsocial capitalpl_PL
dc.subjectstructural dimensionpl_PL
dc.subjectcognitive dimensionpl_PL
dc.subjectrelational dimensionpl_PL
dc.titleCultural Differences in Understanding Social Capital – Wasta and Social Capitalpl_PL
dc.typeBook chapterpl_PL
dc.contributor.authorAffiliationUniwersytet Łódzki, Wydział Zarządzaniapl_PL
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