IJMRES - Volume 10 Issue 1 (2020)

International Journal of Management and Emerging Sciences (IJMRES)
Volume 10 (1), 2020
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Table of Contents

THE IMPACT OF TRANSPARENCY AND DISCLOSURE ON STOCK MARKET CAPITALIZATION THROUGH THE DIVIDEND YIELD EIDOLON
Areeba Khan, Sulaman Hafeez Siddiqui, and Ayusha Fayyaz

Abstract: The paper aims to access the impact of financial transparency and disclosure on stock market capitalization. The financial transparency and disclosure measure the extent to which the firms have open firm-specific information for the investors. More transparency leads to strong investor protection. Design/methodology: The study has been conducted on the Pakistan Stock Exchange from period 2008 to 2017  . . . [PDF]

THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC IMPACT OF FOREIGN REMITTANCES ON RECIPIENT FAMILIES: A CASE STUDY OF DISTRICT CHARSADDA
Inam Ullah, Syed Arshad Ali Shah, and Mohammad Daud Ali

Abstract: The main objective of the study is to examine the socio-economic impact of foreign remittances on household left behind in District Charsadda Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. A sample of 115 respondents selected through a survey questionnaire from those families having at least one of their family members migrated abroad. The model used for the study is regression models. The results of the study show . . . [PDF]

ADVERTISING SPEND: ADOPTION OF ISLAMIC BANKING IN THE BOTTOM OF THE PYRAMID MARKET OF PAKISTAN
Muhammad Taimoor Hassan and Safia Nosheen

Abstract: The study investigated to remedy the research gap of measuring the moderating effect of advertising spend on consumer adoption behavior of Islamic banking at the bottom of the pyramid (BOP) market of Pakistan. Cross-sectional research data collected from a total of 300 respondents of which 267 (89%) were useful to analyze the test on the framework of the research. SEM approach was used to test . . . [PDF]

DEBT LAFFER CURVE ANALYSIS: A CASE STUDY OF HEAVILY INDEBTED POOR COUNTRIES
Muhammad Ramzan Sheikh, Imran Sharif Chaudhry, Hamza Jan, and Saima Khan Khosa

Abstract: This study explores whether debt financing or debt forgiving would be suitable for the Highly Indebted Poor Countries (HIPCs). Debt Laffer curve theory has been tested in 21 HIPCs by applying price equation of debt, maximized value of debt, and price elasticity approach over the period of 1980 to 2014. The maximized value of debt criterion implies that Chad is not eligible for the debt . . . [PDF]

A QUALITATIVE INSIGHT INTO THE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM OF PAKISTAN: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE
Nauman Reayat, Anwar Ul Mujahid Shah, and Mohammad Daud Ali

Abstract: Objectives: To identify the various features and problems of the health care system of Pakistan and reflect on the health issues of women. Study Design: Historical comparative study. Methodology: Qualitative methodology has been employed. The approach to reach findings in this research is historical interpretative . . . [PDF]

EFFECT OF SOFT TQM PRACTICES ON JOB SATISFACTION AND ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT OF HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS
Amjad Ali, Sumaira Rehman, Muhammad Asif, and Naveed Iqbal

Abstract: This study aims to measure the effect of soft TQM practices on job satisfaction and organizational commitment of healthcare professionals. Data were collected from three ISO 9000:2008 certified hospitals located in two northern cities of Pakistan. Out of 800 self-administered questionnaires distributed to doctors and nurses, 530 filled questionnaires were returned. Results were drawn by . . . [PDF]

KNOWLEDGE SHARING AND PERFORMANCE: A MEDIATING ROLE OF INNOVATION
Wasim ul Rehman, Faryal Jalil, and Shamaila Rafique

Abstract: The Resource-Based View (RBV) states the intangible resources as knowledge resources that provide better and more strategic outcomes than tangible resources of the organization. In this discourse, this study inclines to investigate the role of explicit and tacit knowledge sharing practicing (KSP) on the performance of banks with a mediating role of innovation . . . [PDF]

SUBVERSION OF DOMINANT SOCIO-CULTURAL CONSTRUCTS IN KING HENRY IV: A POSTMODERNIST-DECONSTRUCTIONIST STUDY
Muhammad Ayub Jajja

Abstract: The “seeming”  “color” of the dominant narrative in Shakespeare’s play, King Henry IV is to strengthen and reinforce the conventional socio-cultural constructs like duty, honor, glory, nobility, war, peace and patriotism as absolutes, but this apparent dominant narrative is subverted and undermined by the existence of alternative micro-narratives, which . . . [PDF]

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATION PROCESS REACTION: A STUDY OF TELECOM SECTOR EMPLOYEES OF ISLAMABAD
Shaza Mahar, Muhammad Wasim Akram, Zeshan Anwar, and Muhammad Shahid Nawaz

Abstract: The present study scrutinizes the relationship among organizational context (job resource adequacy, co-worker relationship, and organizational communication) and performance evaluation process reaction through moderation of procedural justice in the telecom sector of Islamabad, Pakistan. The cross-sectional survey is conducted through adaptation of . . . [PDF]

POWER OF BRAND AWARENESS IN GENERATING LOYALTY AMONG YOUTH THROUGH REPUTATION, CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT AND TRUST
Kanwal Iqbal Khan, Muhammad Ali, Shahid Mahmood, and Ali Raza

Abstract: Despite the growing interest in brand awareness for enhancing loyalty among mobile phone users, there is limited empirical evidence that focuses on contingencies of how brand awareness can enhance brand loyalty. This work focused on the role of brand awareness in creating loyalty through process mediation of brand reputation, customer  . . . [PDF]

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN UNEMPLOYMENT, POVERTY AND CRIME: AN EMPIRICAL CROSS-SECTIONAL ANALYSIS OF PESHAWAR, KHYBER-PAKHTUNKHWA
Anwar Ul Mujahid Shah, Nauman Reayat, and Syed Arshad Ali Shah

Abstract: The current research studies the impact of crime on unemployment and poverty in Peshawar. The survey was carried out in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and a cross-sectional method was used, and a total of 190 respondents were interviewed through an organized questioner. The main dependent variable was crime while the independent variable education  . . . [PDF]

IMPACT OF PROACTIVE PERSONALITY AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ON JOB PERFORMANCE: MEDIATING ROLE OF ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT
Zarlish Shahid, Abdul Aziz Khan Niazi, Tehmina Fiaz Qazi, and Kamran Yousaf Sandhu

Abstract: The study has been conducted to empirically test the mediating role of organizational commitment between corporate social responsibility (CSR) & proactive personality and job performance. It is a quantitative study designed to evaluate multiple regression equations based on data collected from two major service sectors . . . [PDF]

HOW CORPORATE ENTREPRENEURSHIP IS IMPORTANT FOR ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE OF TEXTILE SECTOR OF PAKISTAN: MEDIATING ROLE OF HUMAN CAPITAL AND INNOVATIVE PERFORMANCE
Muhammad Zia-ur-Rehman, Khalid Latif, Ghulam Mujtaba Chaudhary, and Adeel Arshad

Abstract: In the present era, the Textile sector is facing a competitive and dynamic environment. Due to international competition, the textile sector is in focus to adjust their competitive positions to sustain their organizational performance (OP). The link of Corporate Entrepreneurship (CE) studying in the textile sector is quite reasonable as the foreign revenue . . . [PDF]

THE IMPACT OF CORPORATE SOCIETAL MARKETING ON BRAND LOYALTY: AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF COCA COLA PAKISTAN
Bilal Yousaf, Muhammad Imran, and Muhammad Shafique

Abstract: It can be scholarly described that from the last two decades there is an admirable change in the behavior of customers about society. Today consumers are much desiderated about their needs and society. Considering this behavioral change of customer towards society the marketers should have to reflect significant precedence and importance for the society . . . [PDF]

THE NEXUS OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND DEVELOPMENT: THE ROLE OF MEDIA IN PAKISTAN
Sher Muhammad Malik, Malik Adnan, Amjad Ali

Abstract: Pakistan is facing two front challenges from climate change and development. It has the least share in production of Green House Gases (GHGs) as well as in Carbon Offset and on the other hand, it is the country which is worst affected by climate change among South Asian countries. Similarly, the cost of sustainable development hinders the growth of Gross Domestic Products (GDP). The electronic and printed media in Pakistan is . . . [PDF]

EXAMINING THE ANTECEDENTS AND CONSEQUENCE OF SMARTPHONE LOAFING AT WORKPLACE: TESTING A MODERATED SEQUENTIAL MEDIATION MODEL
Fouzia Hadi Ali, Aban Abid Qazi, Sadia Farooq, and Shamaila Gull

Abstract: The growing use of smartphones at workplaces necessitates investigating its reasons and consequent effects on employees’ task performance. Moreover, this paper proposes three hypotheses to test a sequential model that elucidates both the antecedents and consequences of cyberloafing activities through smartphones. Multiple sampling . . . [PDF]

FLOURISHING OF MARITAL RELATIONSHIP: ANALYZING EDUCATION AS DEMOGRAPHIC VARIABLE OF PAKISTANI HUSBANDS AND WIVES
Samar Fahd, Fatima Khurram, Sabiha Iqbal, and Rifat Tahira

Abstract: Flourishing within marital relationships is a notion used to describe the optimum quality of the relationship between husband and wife. Despite the profusion of research to recognize the factors underlying a happy and satisfying marital relationship, the determinant of a flourishing marital connection remains limited. Moreover . . . [PDF]

IMPACT OF ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET ON SMES PERFORMANCE: AN EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FROM PAKISTAN
Nadia Nasir, Shama Urooj, Humaira Qudsia Yousaf, Mahwish Zafar, and Saqib Manzoor

Abstract: The study is an effort to identify the effects of strategic innovation on performance of small and medium enterprises of Pakistan. The study evaluated the effects of product innovation, process innovation and market innovation on the performance of small and medium enterprises of Pakistan. The sample was drawn from the 102 small and medium enterprises which were operating in the Pakistan. Data was collected  . . . [PDF]

QUALITATIVE STUDY ON LIQUIDITY MANAGEMENT PROCESS FOR ISLAMIC BANKS OF PAKISTAN
Salman Masood Sheikh, Muhammad Khyzer Bin Dost, and Pirzada Sami Ullah Sabri

Abstract: This is a qualitative research that gives an insight into liquidity management process of Islamic banks and exploring banker’s perspective in Pakistan. Interviews were used as a research instrument through which bankers were gotten some information about products, services and liquidity services proffered by banks, practices of liquidity management, structural support in liquidity management, SBP job in liquidity management and advertising system to draw in depositors  . . . [PDF]

LIFE COURSE DILEMMA: A MIXED METHOD CASE OF FEMALE NEWS REPORTERS IN PAKISTAN
Nadia Nasir, Shabnam Khan, Shama Urooj, and Sobia Nasir

Abstract: Female participation in the workforce is essential for the accurate and efficient economic development of any country. In a country like Pakistan, where the number of women is equivalent to the number of men in the community, female labor force participation remains relatively low particularly the female news reporters. To enhance the female participation in economic growth, this paper focused on unearthing the issues faced by currently . . . [PDF]