Start Year: 1994
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[Article Number: 84B372367180]
Saving is considered as an important source of financing investment in any country, and a tool for achieving macroeconomic stabilization. The Sudan economy witnessed a number of difficulties over time such as supply rigidities, internal and external imbalances, higher inflation rates, which all contributed in a way or another to low saving rate in the country. This paper aimed at examining the determinants of saving... Read more.
[Article Number: E2F0E0767184]
The primary aim of this paper is to assess the output loss due to inefficient management of sugar industry in Sudan. An industrial firm is scale inefficient if there is under utilization of production inputs. In this paper we employed nonparametric Data Envelopment Analysis to estimate scale efficiency of the major sugar producers in Sudan: Kenana sugar company and Sudan sugar company manufacturers: Sennar, Assalaya,... Read more.
[Article Number: 1C69A4B67188]
The purpose of this study is to empirically assess the main determinates of demand for money in Sudan paying particular attention to the impact of inflation and exchange rate movements on the estimated function with annual data over the period 1970-2003, using cointegration and error correction methodology. The results of the cointegration analysis confirm the existence of a stable money demand. The results of the... Read more.
[Article Number: 77D239D67192]
As social media continues to attract hundreds millions of users around the world, marketers see out to use social media as a venue for their marketing messages. It is important to understand what consumers on the receiving side of the ads think about those messages displayed on social media sites. This study examined social media usage, perceptions and behaviors of female students towards advertisements displayed on... Read more.
[Article Number: 58F659B67193]
Results of analyses of data collected from surveys of providers and potential users of microcredit among micro and small enterprises (MSEs) in Khartoum State, did not support the belief that there is a large gap between demand for and supply of microcredit in the state. This result points to the need to focus on and critically examine factors behind low participation rates among various borrower groups. The study also... Read more.
[Article Number: EFF3D2267195]
This paper aims to critically evaluate the theoretical foundations of income measurement on the basis of corporate social responsibility (CSR). In addition, the paper seeks to develop an accounting treatment for corporate social expenditure. A description on how Sudan Tax law of 1986 provides for corporate social responsibility was also presented. A critical approach was adopted to assess the relevant literature and to... Read more.
[Article Number: 9AFCEEB67197]
This paper examines the efficiency of commercial banks operating in Sudan using Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA). The purpose of the study is to measure the technical efficiency and scale efficiency in 2012 and 2013.These two years are particularly important as the economy witnessed some major changes after the secession of South Sudan and the loss of more than two thirds of export earnings in oil revenue. Inputs... Read more.
[Article Number: 939B2EC67199]
This study attempts to investigate the relationship between internal CSR practices and job satisfaction (JS) based on the stakeholder theory (ST). Specifically, we examine the impact of eight dimensions of internal CSR practices on JS: (namely: training and career development, health and safety, employees’ right, employees’ welfare, vacation entitlement, social work environment, workplace diversity and... Read more.
[Article Number: 13E47A567200]
The aim of this study is to understand and explain how environmental and social issues are considered and embraced in the MCS of an oil and gas company. Most of the research in the area of social and environmental accounting focuses on the issues of corporate social reporting (Albelda, 2011; Deegan, 2002; Durden, 2008; Gray, 2002; Mathews, 1997;Owen, 2008; Parker, 2005; Riccaboni & Leone, 2010). Limited attention... Read more.
[Article Number: F94018C55377]
This study attempts basically to decompose the profitability of the Sudanese banks for the period 2005-2010 by using the DuPont system of financial analysis which is based mainly on the analysis of return on equity (ROE). The return on equity model disaggregates performance into three main components: net profit margin, total asset turnover, and the equity multiplier. The trend analysis part of the study found that the... Read more.
[Article Number: 97F33D555423]
This paper aims at investigating the short and long run determinants of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) flow into Sudan, using cointegration and Vector Error Correction Model (VECM). The long-run analysis indicates that FDI flows are positively influenced by market size, trade openness, human capital and infrastructure in attracting FDI. Unlike the long-runs results, the analysis of short-run reveals that FDI flows are... Read more.
[Article Number: 40CEA6C55551]
The paper explores the generational diversity inherent in the modern organizations. It examines the generational differences between Generation-X (born between 1960-1980) and Generation-Y (born between 1980-2000) professionals working in the software industry. The study attempts to explore whether there are generational differences in work commitment between the two age cohorts or it’s only a myth. A total of 250... Read more.
[Article Number: C01305555411]
This study presents a conceptual model of bran equity from the perspective of the customer. It aimed to examine the effects of the brand equity components satisfaction and customer trust. A quantitative methodology was adopted. The data is based on a survey conducted in sales points, resulting in 226 surveys. Factor Analysis was conducted to identify dimensions of brand equity and its constructs. Principal component... Read more.
[Article Number: FF8DDDA55417]
This article tackles the impact of contemporary and organizational independence on Sudan government’s internal auditor’s role with a view of formulating a future strategy that satisfies expectations of all concerned parties. The paper comes as a response to the increasing role of the internal auditor in attaining a satisfactory level of transparency and governance. Today, the internal auditor’s role... Read more.
[Article Number: 20941F455352]
This paper investigates the efficiency performance of thirty six banks operating in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries during the period 2006-2008. Our results indicate, in general, GCC banks showed a considerable pure technical efficiency in the past three years with the year 2007 exhibits the most efficient year, as the number of pure technical efficient banks reached 33 percent of the total banks compared to... Read more.
[Article Number: 46C92CC55358]
Little is known about the social reporting in Islamic banks. This study aims to examine the nature and extent of social disclosure of UAE Islamic banks to contribute to the theory and practice. Most of the social disclosure studies have only quantified disclosures in annual reports. Whereas, our study adopts the literature survey and practice through more comprehensive methods such as questionnaire, interviews and... Read more.
[Article Number: FA61AFA55374]
Marketing experts consider the mobile device as an extremely promising marketing tool as it supports them to cope with their major challenge: getting time and attention from customers. Mobile advertising holds strong promises to become the most highly targeted advertising medium offering new ways to target messages to users. By utilizing mobile advertising, companies can run marketing campaigns targeted to tens of... Read more.
[Article Number: 57D010255492]
The aim of strategic planning is to shape the firms or company’s business and products so as to attain target and growth. Sudanese exports of live sheep and sheep meat to Saudi Arabia market had got limited studies in marketing strategies. In Saudi Arabia market, there is a large current and prospective market for live sheep as well as several strategic business units (SBUs)of sheep meat. Sudan had a considerable... Read more.
[Article Number: BCBBF0955481]
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the impact of global trade reforms on the world vegetable oil market. For this purpose, this study developed a world spatial equilibrium model for vegetable oil that incorporates palm oil and soybean oil. The model contained major palm and soybean oil importing and exporting countries and regions. The results show that free and fair agreement trade leads to an increase in... Read more.
[Article Number: 395921355529]
This paper attempts to examine the impacts of privatization on the financial performance of privatized enterprises classified according to new ownership structure in Sudan. The paper follows the standard methodology reported in the literature and relies on survey data collected from annual reports of these enterprises. The paper uses a sample of 18 privatized enterprises that were fully or partially privatized during... Read more.
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