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Vol. 12, No. 1, Summer

The Ethical Issue of Contemporary Philanthropy: Uintended Negative Consequences of Philanthropy
INTRODUCTIONThe word philanthropy is rooted in the ancient Greek word 'philanthropia'. Philanthropia is a combination of the words 'philos' for 'loving' and 'anthropos' for 'human being.' In the context of studies on modern philanthropy, its definition...
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Confirmatory Factor Analysis of TQM Implementation Constructs: Evidence from Nepalese Manufacturing Industries
INTRODUCTIONSince last decades, quality management has been used widely irrespective of size of organization and is consider as the major component of competitiveness and long term success of organization. The successful implementation of TQM in manufacturing...
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The Mediating Role of Perceived Organizational Support on the Relationship between Pay and Intention to Stay
INTRODUCTIONEmployee retention issue continues to be a main concern for employers in various sectors and industries in Malaysia. According to Arora (2016), organizations now are actively addressing about employee retention. Technology sector companies...
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Vol. 12, No. 2, Winter

Exploratory Study on Cognitive Style in a BIM Environment in the Australian Construction Industry
INTRODUCTIONRecent design requirements of a building have become more irregular and bespoke, and sustainable aspects in a building such as high energy performance and low carbon footprints have become one of the major considerations in the construction...
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Competence in Healthcare Managers: HLA Model
INTRODUCTIONFor an organization to get maximum output and quality work it requires effective workforce but with an effective workforce the organization can only go to a certain distance (Arora, 2016). The use of competencies in reaching the target increases...
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Statistical Analysis of Social Determinants of Health: An Exploratory Study for Global Comparison
INTRODUCTIONHealth is a complex issue and measuring health outcomes require data for many areas that are not directly related to and impacted by health care. Medical intervention and drug management are just part of health care management (Laaksonen,...
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Improving Costing Methodology Based on Commercial Bank Restructuring
INTRODUCTIONIn the recent years, there has been a decreasing tendency in the commercial banks' profitability. On one hand, this is due to the strong competition in the industry and increase in the operating costs. However, it is limited to increase their...
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Vol. 11, No. 2, 2016

HR Moderating HR: Critical Link between Developmental HR Practices and Work Engagement in a Moderated Model
INTRODUCTIONWork engagement is an evolving notion in the area of occupational health psychology (Bakker, Schaufeli, Leiter, & Taris, 2008). The concept was first coined by nearly 25 years ago by Kahn (1990) who conceptualized it as the psychological,...
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Strategic Role of HR in Efficient and Effective Management of the Human Capital Pool
INTRODUCTIONIn past few years, the Indian economy has witnessed a positive change in growth and development, with which the technological and the traditional methods of doing business also changed. The smart organizations are now focusing towards the...
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Investigation of Readiness for 4D and 5D BIM Adoption in the Australian Construction Industry
INTRODUCTIONIt has been a central issue for construction customers to maximise value, lower cost and achieve sustainability in an industry that has been criticised for its inefficiency and lack of productivity. This inefficiency results in delays in...
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The Triptych of Strategic Alliances Performance in Developing Countries
INTRODUCTIONThe proliferation of strategic alliances has been a new business trend of the global economy over the last two decades. Strategic alliances can help firms to acquire knowledge, market share, new capabilities, and other relevant resources...
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Vol. 11, No. 1, Summer

Sourcing Strategy for Asphalt Production Feedstock Considering Multimodal Transport Options
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)INTRODUCTIONAbout 94% of the 4 million miles of paved roads in the United States contain asphalt material. The product also covers about 85% of the nation's airport runways and parking areas (EAPA & NAPA,...
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The Role of Marketing in the Development of the National Innovation Market
INTRODUCTIONAs we know, for several decades in the developed countries innovations have been recognized by the third factor of economic growth that prompted countries and enterprises to start innovative race to be the first in market and open new markets....
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Bureaucracy versus Creativity: A Study of Operational Routines and Metaroutines, in a Japanese Firm
INTRODUCTIONThe restructuring of resources (Teece, 2007; Teece et al., 1997) and their continuous development (Helfat & Winter, 2011; Takahashi, 2015) are tools that can help companies in their struggle with the increasingly dynamic environment....
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Employees' Contribution to the Succession Process of Family Small and Medium-Sized Businesses: Conceptual Model and Research Agenda
INTRODUCTIONConsidering the growing number of aging owner-mangers of SMBs in Canada, there will be a massive transfer of ownership of businesses in the world in the next years (Bruce & Wong, 2012). In Canada, more than 50% of family businesses will...
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Vol. 10, No. 2, Winter

Corporate Social Responsibility for Small Global Firms: Case Study of Froosh
INTRODUCTIONThe turn of the century has marked an increasing interest in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) worldwide, as more scholars and corporations are realizing the necessity of connecting business with society. Although a considerable amount...
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Creation of Free Economic Zones as a Factor of Innovative Development of Uzbekistan
INTRODUCTIONGovernment of Uzbekistan adopted a number of programs aimed at social and economic development of regions, including development of free industrial and economic zone in Navoi region, Dzhizak and Angren, which define the basic parameters of...
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The Study of Healthcare Supply Chain Management in United States: Literature Review
INTRODUCTIONThe healthcare landscape has been rapidly changing in this country with the introduction of the Affordable Healthcare Act in 2014. Pressure on cost cuts and quality improvement put healthcare organizations in a tenuous position. Management...
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Comparing Refined Descriptive Sampling with Quasi Monte Carlo Methods
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)INTRODUCTIONSolving many scientific problems requires to calculate sums, integrals or optimization problems. The Monte Carlo (MC) method is a method of numerical integration frequently used when the numerical...
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Vol. 10, No. 1, Summer

Economical Efficiency of Geosynthetics Application in Uzbekistan and Prospects of Geosynthetics Market Development
INTRODUCTIONAccording to a forecast demand on geosynthetics will grow for 5,3 % annually and by 2013 will reach 4,7 billions square meters. The greatest increase in demand is supposed in such countries dynamically developing countries as: China, India...
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Investments into Primorsky Territory
INTRODUCTIONThe major element in economic activity of any country with market economy is investments. The problem of a choice of the investment decision always is difficult, and the assessment of investment appeal of the territory is the most important...
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Applying Platforming Concept in Healthcare Services Development: Comparison, Issues, and Future Research
INTRODUCTIONThe healthcare industry plays a critical role in ensuring a country's continuous development as its function is to provide the healthcare needs to communities and individuals and impacts the life of every person. Moreover, as one of the largest...
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Comparative Performance of Health Insurance Business of Public and Private General Insurance Companies in India
INTRODUCTIONIn recent years, health insurance sector has become the fastest growing sector in the non-life insurance industry in India and also emerging as significant business for non-life insurance sector. Increasing awareness of health insurance,...
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Vol. 9, No. 2, Winter

Evolution of Insurance Sector: A Global Perspective
INTRODUCTIONThe World insurance markets are described having various key economic indicators like annual premiums, the relative importance of life and non life products, insurance concentration, and insurance density. World insurance premiums represent...
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The Tools to Promote the Development of Marine Biotechnology in Primorski Region
INTRODUCTIONPrimorski Region benefits from access to an enormous and diverse set of aquatic biological resources, which largely unexplored, underexploited and understudied. Meanwhile, marine ecosystems provide a unique environment with an enormous potential...
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Three Core Competences and Product Architecture Strategy: Case Studies of Indian Markets
INTRODUCTIONShortly after the global financial crisis in 2009, the world economy was deteriorating on a global scale. Nevertheless, since 2010, it has recovered gradually. However, this recovery process varied distinctly according to the countries and...
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Factors Influencing E-Commerce Adoption in Uzbekistan SMEs
INTRODUCTIONMany countries understand the enormous advantages brought about by the accelerated development and proliferation of information and communication technologies (ICT). It would be rather naive to suggest that the Internet and ICT technologies...
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Vol. 9, No. 1, Summer

Soybean Import Demand Analysis in East Asia: Korea, China, and Japan
INTRODUCTIONFast-growing economies of developing countries, particularly in Asia, increases demand for soybeans. Soybeans are used for a variety of purposes, such as soy meal for feeding livestock, cooking oil, and biodiesel production. Because East...
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Selecting Various Industrial Competitors Affect the Risk Level of Viet Nam Hardware Industry during and after the Global Crisis 2007-2011
INTRODUCTIONStudies reveal that competition has affected business risk and return. Eugen F., and French, Kenneth R., (2004) also indicated in the three factor model that "value" and "size" are significant components which can affect stock returns. They...
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Corporate Governance and Voluntary Financial Disclosure by Canadian Listed Firms
INTRODUCTIONResearch on corporate accounting policy has been the subject of interest from researchers for many years. Lev (1992) argues that a technical change to the presentation of financial statements is to disseminate information voluntarily. The...
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Interaction Effects between Ownership Concentration and Leverage on Firm Performance*
INTRODUCTIONCorporate governance is often regarded as a weak link in Asia's company performance and economic development since the Asian financial crisis of 1997. Ownership structure is the basis of corporate governance and it is a primary determinant...
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Vol. 8, No. 2, Winter

Parameterizing Decision Factors on Centralization of Software Testing Organization: A Practitioner's Perspective
ABSTRACTThis paper is a practitioner's view of impact of different parameters like Centralization, Offshoring, Productivity Improvement, Quality and other process improvement on Return on Investment calculation for a CTO (Centralized testing Organization)....
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Understanding Organizational Change into Entrepreneurship: A Theoretical Frameworks and Integration
ABSTRACTThis qualitative study is to examine the process of organizational change into new entrepreneurship such as corporate spin-offs or intrapreneurship. In the study, the organizational change process is divided into two phases; Change initiation...
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The Effect of the Servicecape on Service Trust, Customer Satisfaction, and Customer Loyalty in Indian Family Restaurant
ABSTRACTThis research work aims at exploring factors like servicecape, trust and customers' preference and the relationship with customer satisfaction and loyalty relationship with customer customer satisfaction and loyalty in the restaurant industry....
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The Risk Level of Viet Nam Tourism Industry under Financial Leverage during and after the Global Crisis 2009-2011
ABSTRACTThis paper evaluates the impacts of external financing on market risk for the listed firms in the Viet nam tourism industry, esp. during and after the financial crisis 2007-2009. First of al, by using quantitative and analytical methods to estimate...
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Vol. 8, No. 1, Summer

Simulation of Port Disruption and Transportation Resources for U.S. Containerized Imports
ABSTRACTThis paper investigates the feasible paths before and during port disruptions on the West Coast of the United States using discrete-event simulation. A discrete-event simulation application experiments with different regulations, disruptions,...
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Importance of Technical and Fundamental Analysis and Other Strategic Factors in the Indian Stock Market
ABSTRACTThis paper presents findings of an online questionnaire survey on the perceived importance of chartist/technical and fundamental analysis and the diferent strategic factors in the stock price forecasting by stock brokers of Bombay Stock Exchange,...
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Innovation Capabilities in Bio-Pharmaceutical R&D
ABSTRACTInnovation is the key to success for any organization and distinguishes a firm from its competitors. Definitions of innovation vary by industries, as industrial features require distinctive innovation capabilities. This paper describes the bio-...
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Banking System of Uzbekistan: Current State and Development Prospects
ABSTRACTIn the article is considered the history of creation of a banking system of independent Uzbekistan, a way of its formation and a problem which the banking system faced. Besides it is told about successes, which were reached by a financial system...
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Vol. 7, No. 2, Winter

Analysis for Financial Soundness Indicator of Mongolian Financial System
ABSTRACTWe did our research work for sustainability status of Mongolian financial section on the basis of interconnection between financial soundness indicator and financial section corporate governance index. In financial soundness indicator, 40 items...
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The Maturity Structure of Volatility and Trading Activity in the KOSPI200 Futures Market
ABSTRACTThis study examines the effects of trading activities on the maturity structure of the volatility in the KOSPI200 futures market. It involves estimation of a variant of the E-GARCH(1,1) model of futures returns. The empirical results suggest...
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Work Pressure and Social Skills an Analysis Based on the Fourfold Typology of Emotional Labor
ABSTRACTIn the past decades, most studies on emotional labor have used the traditional framework developed by Hochschild, relating to deep acting and surface acting. Recently, the Bolton.s fourfold typology has attempted to broaden this perspective by...
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The Efficacy of Applying the Quality Measure of Health Service on the External Patient Satisfaction
ABSTRACTThe research aims at finding the relationship between the variables of the quality of service measure on external client (the patient) satisfaction which are quality of health service, the quality of health care, the quality of the services and...
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Vol. 7, No. 1, Summer

A Conceptual Model of Value Apportioning among Organization's Stakeholders
ABSTRACTThe article considers the problem of organization's resource flows distribution among its stakeholders. The distribution is aimed on increase of operations and development sustainability of the organization. In order to compare different alternatives...
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What Explains a Negotiated Outcome for Social Policy Shareholder Resolutions?
ABSTRACTThis article analyzes the outcome of social policy shareholder resolutions. It does so by focusing on many types of resolution withdrawals sponsored by various types of filers. The paper shows that some characteristics of the resolutions themselves...
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Marriage between Strategic Alliances, Collaboration and Innovation: A Hedonistic View from Biotechnology Industry
ABSTRACTThis research is a replicative study involving Strategic Alliances, Innovation, collaboration and Biotechnology from a firm level setting with application of evaluation tools like Balanced Scorecard. A conceptual model is referred to in here...
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An Empirical Study on Management Consulting Models in Korea*
ABSTRACTThis study empirically analyzed what consulting model has tendency to choose between fact-based model and process-based model and also analyzed which factors management consultants in Korea prefer when choosing consulting models. We concluded...
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