IJMRES - Volume 10 Issue 2 (2020)

International Journal of Management and Emerging Sciences (IJMRES)
Volume 10 (2), 2020
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Table of Contents

NEWCOMERS’ SOCIALIZATION TACTICS AND AFFECTIVE COMMITMENT: INTERPLAY OF PERCEIVED ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPORT AND PRIOR RELATIONSHIPS
Faisal Qadeer, Azmat Islam, Muhammad Ajmal, and Gulnaz Shahzadi

Abstract: Socialization is a necessary process that helps to manage new talent in the organization in order to survive and thrive in the global market. Numerous studies show that organizational socialization tactics affect workers’ affective commitment. However, the processes through which affective commitment is established during socialization is still unclear. We propose the socialization tactics generate newcomers . . . [PDF]

GEO-SPATIAL ANALYSIS: THE IMPACTS OF LAND POLICY ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHOLISTAN DESERT REGION, PAKISTAN
Sher Muhammad Malik, Amjad Ali, and Fazlur-Rahman

Abstract: The Cholistan desert region has the potential of agro-pastoral husbandry development with limited natural resources. The Government guided this developmental process through land allotment policy which has different implementation modality each time. The land policy has diverse impacts on the arid and semi-arid regions of the Cholistan desert. The impacts of policy on the socioeconomic conditions of . . . [PDF]

PAKISTAN INTERNATIONAL AIRLINES (PIA): REHABILITATING CORPORATE SICKNESS
Farhan Ahmed, Hira Zafar, Javeria Idrees, and Hareem Waqas

Abstract: Continuous improvement or development of all types of organizations is a mandatory element for the economic growth of any country. The fast-growing pace of the economy in the world results in the augmented competition and it sometimes leads to the problem of corporate or industrial sickness. This study aims to identify Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) sickness status and to devise the strategies by . . . [PDF]

CLIMATE CHANGE, FARMERS’ ADAPTATION CAPACITY AND CROPS PRODUCTION: A DISAGGREGATED MICRO-LEVEL STUDY FROM SOUTHERN PUNJAB, PAKISTAN
Ruqia Shaheen, Imran Sharif Chudhary, and Muhammad Ramzan Sheikh

Abstract: The present study aims at providing insights, based on disaggregated micro-level surveyed data, about the climate resilient crop production strategies available for small, medium and big landholder farmers by investigating a number of micro-level factors – ranging from socio-economic to demographic – that assess the farmers’ capability for the adaptation of climate change strategies. This research study gradually maintains three contemplation in the analysis . . . [PDF]

HEALTH CARE MEDIA CAMPAIGNS IN PAKISTAN: KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE AND PRACTICES OF MOTHERS REGARDING POLIO IMMUNIZATION
Faiza Latif, Malik Adnan, Mian Saeed Ahmad

Abstract: Pakistan is faced with a number of health care challenges and battle against polio is still continued. Media can play an effective role through health care campaigns in creating awareness and educating the masses about the perilous and life-threatening consequences of diseases, polio in particular. The efficacy of such campaigns is based on widespread mass media outreach. The study aims to identify the media that was the  . . . [PDF]

TRENDS OF MULTIDIMENSIONAL INEQUALITY IN PAKISTAN
Shahid Naeem and Atta Ullah Khan

Abstract: The devastating dynamics of multidimensional inequality has always been a debatable issue over the history of the developing globe. This paper develops an index of multidimensional inequality (MDI) using the same dimensions and weights that have been used by Government of Pakistan over a ten-year period using Pakistan Social and Living-standard Measurement (PSLM) survey  . . . [PDF]

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: A STUDY ON TELECOMMUNICATION SECTOR OF PAKISTAN
Shamaila Gull, Khurram Shabih Zaidi, and Ibtisam Butt

Abstract: The corporate governance mechanisms in Pakistan are not given much importance to enhance corporate social responsibility activities in business organizations. Organizations are expanding their boundaries and adopting new and innovative ways to show that they care for humanity. This article studies the influence of corporate governance on different corporate social  . . . [PDF]

ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE AND PERFORMANCE: MEDIATING ROLE OF AFFECTIVE COMMITMENT, KNOWLEDGE SHARING PRACTICES AND PERCEIVED COST OF KNOWLEDGE SHARING
Wasim ul Rehman, Kiran Razzaq, and Memoona Zareen

Abstract: This research work examines the impact of organizational climate on performance and considering affective commitment, knowledge sharing practices (KSPS) and perceived cost of knowledge sharing (KScost) as potential mediators by recognizing the need and importance of knowledge sharing among pharmaceutics to enhance their ability to perform best at workplace. Data collection is carried through . . . [PDF]

CAN COGNITIVE CRAFTING ENHANCE BUSINESS PERFORMANCE? THE MEDIATING ROLE OF EMPLOYEE AMBIDEXTERITY IN THE CONTEXT OF SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES
Fouzia Hadi Ali, Sadia Farooq, and Farah Naz Naqvi

Abstract: Cognitive proactive ability to redesign tasks can influence the behaviour of employees to explore, execute, and exploit opportunities that tend to enhance business performance. The present study aims to validate the proposed three-dimension structure of employee ambidexterity in the context of small and medium enterprises. Moreover, the study examines the effect of cognitive  . . . [PDF]

EFFECT OF REWARD SYSTEM ON INNOVATIVE WORK BEHAVIOUR THROUGH TEMPORARY ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT AND PROFICIENCY: MODERATING ROLE OF MULTICULTURALISM
Kanwal Iqbal Khan, Syed M. Waqar Azeem Naqvi, Muhammad Mudassar Ghafoor, and Gohar Nayab

Abstract: Innovative work behaviour (IWB) of employees is considered substantial for organizational development to achieve a competitive edge. That is why organizations are continuously working to improve their mechanism of enhancing IWB of the employees. Previous studies are evident that a good reward system can play an effective role in achieving the desired results because when employees are rewarded, they become more committed and produce innovative ideas  . . . [PDF]

IMPACT OF DIVIDEND POLICY ON STOCK PRICES BEFORE AND AFTER CAPITAL GAIN TAX IMPOSITION: THE CASE OF MANUFACTURING SECTOR OF PAKISTAN
Ataullah, Syed Arshad Ali Shah, Mohammad Daud Ali, and Shah Raza Khan 

Abstract: The aim of the study is to find the impact of dividend policy on stock prices before the capital gains tax imposition (2006-2010) and after the capital gains tax imposition (2011-2015). This study uses Descriptive statistics, Correlation, and Panel Regression Analysis to investigate the impact of Dividend Policy on Stock Prices. The study is covering 10 years’ time period . . . [PDF]

WHY THEY KEEP SILENCE: A SYSTEMATIC LITERATURE REVIEW
Mohammad Abdul Haseeb, Mohammad Daud Ali, Shah Raza Khan, and Syed Imran Sahibzada

Abstract: It is of essential importance for organization to sense errors in their strategies and frameworks and to transform as per their needs. Subsequently, they apportion extraordinary amount of their budgets for such assessments yet these attempts regularly fail as the employees who are exposed to such lope holes directly, don’t uncover or express any data with respect to these  . . . [PDF]

THE SUPREME COURT OF PAKISTAN AND INSTITUTIONALIZATION: THE CASE STUDY OF NATIONAL RECONCILIATION ORDINANCE
Nauman Reayat, Anwar Ul Mujahid Shah, Muhammad Kaleem, and Syed Arshad Ali Shah

Abstract: The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) is one of the pillars of the Government of Pakistan, which is not only a player in the game of governance but also has the capacity to rewrite the rules of the game in favor of institutionalization. Various organizations of the state started organizing themselves around rules and hence gave rise to an institutionalized form of constitutional governance. In case of NRO . . . [PDF]

LINKING ABUSIVE SUPERVISION TO TURNOVER INTENTIONS: THE ROLE OF A PSYCHOLOGICAL CONTRACT BREACH AND POTENTIAL ADVANCEMENT
Muhammad Wasim Akram, Shaza Mahar, Sheraz Munawar, and Bushra Mahar

Abstract: This paper proposes pathways through which abusive supervisor behavior influences employee outcomes. Specifically, we propose that abusive supervision influence turnover intentions. Further, abusive supervision will indirectly influence employee outcomes through breach of psychological contract and advancement potential. A total of 100 . . . [PDF]

DEVELOPING TEACHERS’ CAPABILITIES THROUGH FORMAL MODE OF TRAINING IN PUNJAB
Rashida Parveen, Razia Noreen, and Sonia Rafique

Abstract: Teachers are nation builders and they can perform their duties up to the marks with the help of professional’s skills. Thus, teacher training through formal mode at M.Ed. level in Punjab has been focus of study for many educational researchers. It helps to know the aspects which may be intervened to increase the teacher’s professional capabilities towards teaching . . . [PDF]

IMPACT ON PROJECT SUCCESS THROUGH HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT: MEDIATION MODEL FROM COMPETENCY
Kamran Ali, Bilal Ghaffar, and Sumera Asghar Butt

Abstract: The impact of the development perspective of human resource management and lesson learned system of knowledge management on project success with the mediation of project management competency retention is examined by collecting the data from the regular employees of the telecommunication sector (PTCL, Ufone, Warid, Zong, and Mobilink), GEPCO and Sui Northern Gas  . . . [PDF]

EXPLORATION OF MARITAL FLOURISHING: A QUALITATIVE STUDY OF MARRIED COUPLES
Samar Fahd, Rubina Hanif, Fatima Khurram, and Sabiha Iqbal

Abstract: The current phenomenological study explored the marital experiences of Pakistani couples to investigate the factors leading to a flourishing marital life. The data was collected using semi-structured interviews that were digitally recorded and transcribed. The sample included 14 couples who were married for more than ten years. Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis was applied to . . . [PDF]

BOARD COMMITTEE’S CHARACTERISTICS AND SELLING, GENERAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE COST BEHAVIOR: EVIDENCE FROM PAKISTAN
Hussnain Ali and Owais Shafique

Abstract: This study aims to provide further evidence on asymmetric cost behavior from one of the emerging economies, Pakistan. The study provides also empirical evidence on the potential impact of the board committee’s characteristics on the nature and the magnitude of asymmetric cost behavior. This study develops three multiple regression models through the use of panel data fixed model to . . . [PDF]

CUSTOMERS TRUST PROPENSITY: MEDIATING EFFECT OF SALESPERSONS CHARACTERISTICS
Rameesha Maqbool, Amna Noor, Kaneez Fatima, Suheera Khalid, Nabeeha Maqbool

Abstract: With the ongoing changes in the way buyer and seller communicate, organizations are concentrating on continuously improving their sales strategies. This study revolves around the basic concept of trust between buyer and seller. Much research is available on how the buyer-seller interaction can be improved but less research is available on how the past experiences of buyers  . . . [PDF]

PORTFOLIO OPTIMIZATION WITH MEAN-VARIANCE & MEAN-CVaR: EVIDENCE FROM PAKISTAN STOCK MARKET
Unbreen Arif, Muhammad Tayyab Sohail, and Muhammad Irfan Majeed

Abstract: The stock market in any country plays a significant role in economic development through saving mobilization and providing diversification opportunities. The investors and wealth managers always looked for those securities, investment to which leads towards maximum returns. The Markowitz portfolio optimization model is based on risk and reward trade off . . . [PDF]

ROLE OF POLICE INVESTIGATION IN THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM OF PAKISTAN
Jibran Jamshed, Muhammad Waqas Javed, Syed Wajdan Rafay Bukhari, Asif Safdar

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to highlight the importance and effectiveness of investigation in the Criminal Justice System of Pakistan. The study provides the historical background of the Police system of Pakistan, which is primarily responsible for the investigation of crime in the Criminal Justice System of Pakistan. The study also examines and highlights the poor standards of Police . . . [PDF]

SIGNIFICANCE OF THE KARTARPUR CORRIDOR: PAKISTAN’S COMPLIANCE WITH INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS RELATING PROTECTION OF THE RIGHTS OF RELIGIOUS MINORITIES
Faiz Baksh,  Muhammad Asif Safdar,  Jibran Jamshed,  and Waheed Ahmed Abbasi

Abstract: Historically, Pakistan has remained on the list of countries failing to meet international standards relating to freedom of thought, conscience, and religion or belief. Although, the constitutional and domestic legal structure of Pakistan provides rights to religious minorities, yet the government remains less interested in the implementation of such rights. Moreover, restrictions on the rights of . . . [PDF]