Strategies of Jordanian Commercial Banks to Face Euro-Jordanian Partnership Agreement and WTO

Jordanian Journal Irbid Lil-Buhooth Wal-Dirasat, Forthcoming

37 Pages Posted: 20 May 2008

Abstract

The study aims to determine the available strategic alternatives for commercial banks in Jordan, in order to face the challenges of European-Jordanian Partnership Agreement and World Trade Organisation. This is based on analysing the external and internal variables that influence these banks and play a vital Role in determining the strategic alternatives for them.

The study arrived at three strategies that can be adopted - with some differences - by Jordanian commercial banks, these strategies are Merger, Concentration and Diversification. The implementation requirements and conditions of each strategy is thoroughly discussed in the study. As a result, the researcher adopted the merger as his own preferred strategy and support this conclusion by proper justifications.

Note: Downloadable paper in Arabic.

Keywords: Commercial Banks, Jordan,World Trade Organization, Euro-Jordanian Partnership.

JEL Classification: F15, F23, F33, F36, G21, O19

Suggested Citation

Al-Ajlouni, Ahmed, Strategies of Jordanian Commercial Banks to Face Euro-Jordanian Partnership Agreement and WTO. Jordanian Journal Irbid Lil-Buhooth Wal-Dirasat, Forthcoming, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1133640

Ahmed Al-Ajlouni (Contact Author)

Qassim University ( email )

Qassim University, Saudi Arabia
College of Sciences and Arts
Buraydah, 52571
Saudi Arabia

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