2017

HOW ECONOMIC RECESSION EFFECT THE CORPORATE PHILANTHROPY? EVIDENCE FROM PAKISTANI CORPORATE SECTOR

by Sehar Zulfiqar Corporate philanthropy is a significant indicator of firm’s socially responsible behavior. Researchers and managers acknowledge the immense potential of corporate philanthropy for optimizing social and economic benefits. Aligned with this view corporate sector in Pakistan is engaged in philanthropic initiatives in some form or another. This paper…

THE IMPACTS OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE, KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT AND EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT ON JOB SATISFACTION: THE CASE OF SUPPORTIVE SERVICE OFFICERS IN MONGOLIA

by Tsogtsuren Bayasgalan – Ravdansuren Chantsaldulam Employee’s job satisfaction is one of the main influential factors for the effectiveness of human resource development. The aim of this study is to investigate the impacts of organizational culture, knowledge management and employee engagement on job satisfaction among public officers. This research topic has…

SOCIOECONOMIC DETERMINANTS OF FREQUENCY OF FISH PURCHASING AMONG TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO SHOPPERS: A BINARY LOGIT ANALYSIS

by C. W. Ardon Iton, Sharon D. Hutchinson As the Caribbean continues to succumb to the pressure of Non-Communicable Diseases innovative strategies are being sought to rectify the problem. Increasing the purchase and consumption of fish/seafood has great potential in this regard; however, very little empirical research appears to have …

OCCUPATIONAL CHOICE AND AGRICULTURAL LABOUR EFFICIENCY IN NIGERIA: IMPACT OF ICTS

by Egbe Bassey Etowa – Olugbenga Wilson Adejo Increased labour efficiency is imperative in the developing world and particularly in Nigerian Agriculture which should be in its leaping phase. The interaction between labour efficiency and ICTs is inevitable in the realisation of the nation’s agribusiness potentials. Following a vivid descriptive statistics…

ASSESSING THE FINANCIAL VIABILITY OF THE FLORICULTURAL INDUSTRY IN GHANA

by Emmanuel Donkor – Enoch Owusu-Sekyere – Victor Owusu – Samira Saadu – Jacqueline Baidoo – Hennor Avame Yaw – Djamson Eric Kwesi and Felix Owusu Serbeh This study determines the financial viability of the floricultural industry in Ghana using both discounting and non-discounting investment appraisal methods. The feasibility analysis suggests…

NOTE ON SIMPLE AND LOGARITHMIC RETURN

by Panna Miskolczi In this paper we describe and clarify the definitions and the usage of the simple and logarithmic returns for financial assets like stocks or portfolios. It can be proven that the distributions of the simple and logarithmic returns are really close to each other. Because of this fact…

NEW VENTURE CREATION – THE INFLUENCE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION ON STUDENTS’ BEHAVIOR (A LITERATURE – REVIEW BASED STUDY)

by Syed Zaheer Abbas Kazmi – Andras Nabradi Entrepreneurship brings economic growth and development through the process of venture creation. These new business enterprises have a very important and positive impact on employment generation, poverty alleviation, and socio-economic development. Entrepreneurship education influences the attitude and behavior of students to form intentions…

MBA EDUCATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF DEBRECEN AND ITS FURTHER DEVELOPMENT TOWARDS DOUBLE DEGREE PROGRAMMES

by Zsolt Csapo – Andras Nabradi – Krisztian Kovacs – Tunde Risko Csapone University of Debrecen is the oldest higher educational institution in continuous operation in Hungary based in the same city. MBA training at Debrecen Agricultural University was initiated by 0257-91/1 Tempus Joint European Project Grant. The project was coordinated…