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DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2016.8093[Article Number: 265EA4060754]
Patient satisfaction survey with health care services is a growing concept in Nigeria where study on the subject is just beginning to gather momentum. Satisfaction with health care services has not been given the attention it deserves, let alone comparing institutional differences on the subject. The purpose of this study was to understand the factors that may account for differentials in patient satisfaction with... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2016.8104[Article Number: 7BA6CAD60759]
Leader-follower relationship is one element that is crucial to the influence and growth of churches. When the leader maintains control and interacts constructively with the followers, understanding the levels that they are at; the likely outcome is a strong organization. The researcher using the grounded theory came up with the Ordinary-Questioning-Decision Making-Stability and the Contextualized... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2016.8100[Article Number: D1FECB060774]
Agricultural market participation in Mozambique has historically been very low. Despite a remarkable increase in pigeon peas production, the factors that influence smallholder participation in pigeon peas markets in Tete Province have remained unknown. The study therefore sought to determine factors that influence smallholder producers’ participation in the pigeon peas market using the transaction cost... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2016.8081[Article Number: 00B6DAF60653]
The aim of this paper was to explore the relationship between bank-specific characteristics and profitability in European banking sector in order to determine the impact of internal factors on achieving high profitability. A regression analysis was done on an unbalanced panel dataset related to 28 European banks over the period of 2006-2015. The largest bank for any single country of the European Union was selected.... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2016.8132[Article Number: D71CA3260655]
The purpose of this paper is to critically examine oil multinational corporations (MNCs) and their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives in Nigeria. Its special focus is to examine the fate of oil producing communities in the Niger Delta region and the long-term negative effect of oil extraction as well as the benefits of the oil companies’ CSR/community development initiatives. This paper employs a... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2016.8102[Article Number: E42E85160216]
This study critically examined some of the justification for the contributory pension scheme as part of its values and determined their implications for public servants productivity and pensioners welfare in Lagos State. The methodology employed to achieve these objectives was carried out through primary source of information and personal interview. The primary source involved field survey that consists of administering... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2016.8114[Article Number: 4392DF160218]
The study seeks to establish the interaction effect of export market information use on the relationship between international market selection and the choices of export markets for Uganda’s agricultural commodities. A cross sectional study format, heavily hinged on a hypothetic-deductive approach was adopted and the multiplicative effect was represented by Modgraph. The effect of systematic international market... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2016.8089[Article Number: 5B797BF60011]
The Indian power distribution companies (DISCOMs) adopted new technologies and commercial practices. The present study identifies the competency areas in which frontline managers (FLMs) need training in the Indian power distribution sector. A literature review was conducted to identify gaps. This process was then used to develop the questionnaires. Following a pilot study data involving 78 middle managers from 4... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2016.8076[Article Number: B4F253660015]
The aim of the paper was to ascertain whether bank specific factors significantly impact on return on asset (ROA) as a measure of bank performance. This paper utilized quantitative methodology in ascertaining the relationship between bank internal features and bank performance in Zimbabwe. As all the variables are quantitative in nature, the researchers had no other option but to use quantitative method applying panel... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2016.8034[Article Number: 6EE25D659880]
Amidst the advanced Internet and mounting popularity in network users, information transmission has become easily accessible to all. As a natural result, house leasehold websites have been mushrooming exactly like bamboo shoots after a spring rain. How can these websites better strengthen services to create more competitive edge? This is exactly the very motive behind the present study. According to the study results,... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2016.8049[Article Number: 32F5E7E59886]
There has been emphasis on the study of entrepreneurship in tertiary institutions in Nigeria for both management and non-management students like those undergoing engineering programmes. While much work has been done to assess the relationship between the teaching of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship intentions of recipients, very few studies have been carried out – especially in the Nigerian context –... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2015.7751[Article Number: D5F099159857]
The purpose of the present study was to find out if personal factors, psychological work climate, and role related factors are the precursors of organizational commitment. The study data were collected from a sample of 651 records management employees in State Civil Services of North-west, Nigeria, using a self-designed biographical and occupational questionnaire; a psychological work climate questionnaire adopted from... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2016.8092[Article Number: 90DC51C59862]
This paper aims at analysing the most relevant factors for auditors when they estimate audit risk of their client company, and charge the client for it. We did so, by asking partners of audit firms to rate their agreement on the relevance of a set of audit risk factors drawn from the literature. In order to investigate further, we analysed results after the 2007-2008 financial crisis, for new client firms. We ended up... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2016.8043[Article Number: EEE482A59347]
With the deepening of economic globalization and financial liberation, capitalization degree can no longer be ignored for its influence on the relationship between economic growth and inflation. In consideration of the evolvement from the period of industrialization to economic financialisation of the U.S., through the Bayesian network learning of rolling time window, the study concentrate on the dynamic transmission... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2016.8050[Article Number: F834FC159351]
The study explored the reasons of rejection, acceptability and usage of the bond coins by Zimbabweans as well as the challenges they faced in their usage. To achieve the overall aims of the study, an explanatory sequential design (ESD) of mixed-methods was used to explore the people and institutions’ views on the rejection and acceptability of bond coins in Zimbabwe. A sample of 100 vendors, 60 commuter... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2016.8028[Article Number: 4205FB758836]
Few works are considered to the empirical literature on the performance of shariah stock market indices compared to those of conventional markets. This work deal with the analysis of business cycle synchronization of five Islamic and their corresponding conventional markets over the period 2000 and 2014. In this research, three different measures of synchronization were proposed: The pair wise correlation coefficients... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2015.7950[Article Number: 024B0F958838]
"Agriculture is an important part of Ethiopia’s economy constituting a significant proportion of it’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and total export earnings. The method of agricultural production in Ethiopia has led to increased deforestation and degradation. In order to reverse the trend, government of Ethiopia together with its development partners are in search of strategies to address the situation.... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2013.7306[Article Number: BE79F4758844]
Women account for a sizeable number of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) workforce in India. This paper makes an attempt to find out women’s status in emerging areas of IT in India. This paper firstly tries to find out factors affecting women’s access to ICT education in India. It also tries to find out factors affecting participation in ICT employment. The paper addresses issues regarding IT... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2015.7948[Article Number: 4F84BC958468]
The book “Immigrant Networks and Social Capital” is a comprehensive research on social capital’s outcomes that aims to describe social networks patterns and social capital. It discusses the main issues of social connections patterns and social capital, and finally explains how networks patterns and social capital approaches can accounts for immigrant networks and outcomes. Therefore, the book is... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/AJBM2016.8031[Article Number: 62D9E5758470]
Due to its significant impact on organizations’ survival and success, workplace spirituality has gained popularity in both academic and work environments over the last decade. This popularity has been created and maintained because of employees’ feeling of hyper stress and anxiety stemming from the very high demands and expectations imposed by their organizations. In reaction to such high targets, employees... Read more.
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