Journal of Emerging Trends in Economics and Management Sciences

Articles from Vol. 4, No. 2, April

An Assessment of the Criteria Used in Allocating Different Types of Employee Benefits at the Kenya Pipeline Company, Eldoret, Kenya
AbstractThis paper is based on a study that assessed the types and criteria for awarding employee benefits at the Kenya Pipeline Company, Eldoret branch. Interpretive case study methodology and descriptive survey research design was used to obtain in-depth...
An Evaluation of Internal Audit Committee Functions in Financial Reporting in Local Authorities in Kenya: A Case Municipal Council of Eldoret
AbstractInternal audit committee functions in local authorities in Kenya are a topical issue following fraudulent financial reporting and accounting scandals as reported by Kenya national audit office reports. The purpose of this study was to investigate...
A Perception Based Analysis of the Mandatory Adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in Nigeria
AbstractSince the international financial reporting standards (IFRS) have been developed and accepted internationally, the decision of a country to embrace IFRS becomes a vitally important topic for researchers and standard setters. The preeminent objective...
A Review of Empirical Literature on Balance of Payments as a Monetary Phenomenon
AbstractFor some decades now, there has been renewed controversy on whether or not a country's balance of payments is a monetary phenomenon, and hence the appropriate policy adjustment to be adopted. Consequently, the main aim of this paper is to provide...
Assessing the Relationship between Sales Quotas and Moral Judgement of Insurance Salespersons: The Moderating Effects of Personal Moral Values, Quota Failure Consequences, and Corporate Ethical Climate
AbstractThere is an increasing call for managers in the Nigerian insurance industry to espouse higher level of ethical behaviour to earn the trust of customers, regulatory agencies, and other stakeholders. Arguably, this will enhance market penetration,...
Community and School Factors Contributing to Female Students Dropouts in Public Mixed-Day Secondary Schools in Mathioya District, Kenya
AbstractThis study objective was to investigate and identify the factors that contribute to female students drop out in mixed day secondary schools in Mathioya district. The purpose of the research was to come up with findings that are likely to create...
Comparative Studies on Efficiency of China's Regional Innovation System on the Basis of Cooperation Measurement Model
AbstractIn this paper, taking an advanced economics standpoint, we specify the concept of synergy degree as the basis to the discussion of regional innovation system. Few literatures analyze the efficiency of regional innovation system from the angle...
Conflict Management in Nigerian Construction Industry: Project Managers' View
AbstractConflict is a natural phenomenon in the construction project management as in other areas of human activities as its importance being accepted if positively managed. . Despite different types of conflict resolution, arbitration and mediation...
Effect of Unemployment and Inflation on Wages in Nigeria
AbstractThe twin macroeconomic variables that are significant in influencing wages in developing economy are; inflation and unemployment. Therefore, this paper examines the effect of unemployment and inflation on wages. To achieve the set objective,...
Evaluation of Management Accounting Techniques as Tool for Planning and Control Decision-Making in Selected Manufacturing Companies in Ibadan, Nigeria
AbstractThe study evaluates Management Accounting Techniques as tools for Planning and Control Decision-Making in the selected manufacturing business in the study area. It has are specific objectives as: to examine the socio- economic parameters influencing...
Factors Influencing Farmers' Decisions to Adapt Rain Water Harvesting Techniques in Keiyo District, Kenya
AbstractIn the last few decades, rain water harvesting techniques have been used in arid and semi-arid parts of the World and promising results have been achieved in terms of increasing yield. However, in Keiyo district the techniques for water harvesting...
Implementation of Strategic Plans by Zimbabwean Local Authorities: A Case of Nyanga Rural District Council
AbstractThe local government of Zimbabwe adopted and introduced strategic planning to local authorities in the years 1997 to 1998. Local authorities are therefore expected to formulate and implement strategic plans. The significance of this study is...
Innovative Tax Coping Mechanisms in Nairobi County: A Literature Review
AbstractTaxation has been identified as a major threat to the growth of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) not only in highly industrialized countries such USA but also in less industrialized countries, Kenya included. Taxation in general increases...
Modeling the Quality of External Audit: Empirical Validation in the Tunisian Context
AbstractSpectacular falls recognized in the business World starting from example of Enron, WorldCom in the UNITED STATES; Telecom, Universal Vivendi in FRANCE, Batam IN TUNISIA testifies the insufficiency, if not the misuse of measures criteria. These...
Quality between the Contemporary Management & Islamic Thought Perspectives: Comparative Study
AbstractThis study attempts to suggest a theoretical framework for quality from the contemporary management and the Islamic thought perspectives by revealing similarities between both perspectives and demonstrating the inclusiveness and applicability...
Relationship between Stock Returns and Firm Size, and Book-to-Market Equity: Empirical Evidence from Selected Companies Listed on Milanka Price Index in Colombo Stock Exchange
AbstractThis paper aims to reinvestigate the behavior of expected stock returns with respect to two popularly known firm level characteristics: firm size and book-to-market equity in Sri Lankan context. The sample of the study consist of 12 companies...
Sources and Causes of Conflict That Exist between Locals and Regulatory Boards on Bio-Diversity Management: A Case for Bindura Rural/Urban Dwellers and the Forestry Commission
AbstractThe study sought to establish sources and causes of conflict that exist between locals and regulatory boards on bio-diversity management in Bindura rural/urban dwellers and the Forestry Commission. According to Zimbabwean laws, community is the...
Sustainable Fisheries Management: A Spatial Policy Assessment for Archipelagic State
AbstractThe United Nation Convention on The Law of The Sea (UNCLOS) states the role of coastal state t o manage the EEZ, as in article 61 about the conservation of the living resources and articles 62 about the utilization of the living resources. Indonesia...
The Coping Strategies Adapted by Urban Poor to Food Insecurity in Eldoret Municipality, Kenya
AbstractThis study addressed the coping strategies to food insecurity among the urban poor in Eldoret Municipality, Kenya. Urbanization is increasing in Kenya at a rapid pace. According to the Government of Kenya statistics, urban centres which stood...
The EU's Banking and Insurance Market Is Trying to Solve Serious Financial Problems without the Support of Theory
AbstractThis article was written as a contribution to the research project of the Faculty of Finance and Accounting at the University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic, which was carried out within the framework of the institutional support of the...
The Micro Economic Implication of Interest Rate Policy on Private-Domestic Investment in Nigeria: 1980-2010
AbstractNigeria's macroeconomic indicators reflect poor performances of private domestic investment in Nigeria between 1986 and 2005. The question that arises is: do Nigeria's interest rate policies actually have any effect on private domestic investiment?...
The Relationship between Allocation of Equal Employee Benefits and Employee Job Satisfaction and Performance at the Kenya Pipeline Company, Kenya
AbstractThe purpose of this paper is to examine the effects of awarding equal employee benefits on employees' level of job satisfaction. It also explores the link between equal employee benefits and job performance based on a study conducted at the Kenya...
The Role of Regulation in the Development of the Trinidad & Tobago Microfinance Sector
AbstractIn the Trinidad & Tobago (T&T) microfinance is limited to the provision of microcredit services to small and micro enterprises (SMEs). The microfinance sector exists on a limited scale with microfinance institutions (MFIs) unable to attain...
The Types of Small Businesses and the Communication Strategies Employed by Entrepreneurs in Eldoret Town, Kenya
AbstractCommunication strategies for competitive advantage have become vital tools in development and establishment of small scale business enterprises in both urban and rural areas, to such an extent that it is hardly possible to set up and operate...
Traditional Coping Strategies to Famine among the Keiyo People Living in Kerio Valley, Kenya
AbstractThe study aimed at investigating the perception of famine and traditional coping strategies to famine among the Keiyo people living in Kerio Valley. This study is important because, Kerio Valley is a semi-arid region that is affected by occasional...
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