The purpose of CYRUS is to create an intellectual atmosphere for scholars and practitioners to engage in educational activity and generate theoretical and applied knowledge in management sciences, economic development and sustainable growth, and related disciplines applicable to the Middle East, Central Asia, and North Africa. It will also provide educational services and training to individuals and organizations in the aforementioned regions to understand the regions and advance their goals and objectives. CYRUS is an educational, scientific, and non-profit tax deductible organization. It is a secular and nonpartisan organization.