IJMRES - Volume 10 Issue 3 (2020)

International Journal of Management and Emerging Sciences (IJMRES)
Volume 10 (3), 2020
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Table of Contents

ROLE OF CORRUPTION AND ITS IMPACT UNDER VARIOUS REGIMES: CROSS COUNTRY ANALYSIS
Sadaf Shareef and Adiqa Kiani

Abstract: Many empirical studies investigate relationship between democracy and corruption by considering democratic and non-democratic regimes. There are many economies which are not fully democratic and autocratic, so there is a dire need to explore these relationships in case of other two categories of political regimes, such as flawed democracies and hybrid regime. Does this relationship equally hold in these political  . . . [PDF]

IMPROVING ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE PERCEPTIONS THROUGH ORGANIZATION’S RETENTION STRATEGY. THE MODERATING ROLE OF ORGANIZATIONAL HIERARCHY
Fouzia Hadi Ali, Aban Abid Qazi, and Farah Naz Naqvi

Abstract: A positive organizational climate can enhance the organizational success of the organization. Several factors may affect an organization’s climate, especially those that directly relate to the perceptions the employees hold about the organization. Especially the perception of those employees who intend to stay with the organization. So, organizations should consider retention as a strategy to create a compassionate climate . . . [PDF]

OPEN-INNOVATION AND OPEN-SOURCE SOFTWARE PROJECTS: CHALLENGES AND ROLE OF FINANCIAL CONSTRAINT
Waseem Ul Hameed, Muhammad Suhail Sharif, Tahira Afridi, and Syed Muhammad Javed Iqbal

Abstract: In the recent decade, open innovation (OI) has attracted much attention within the field of innovation management research. Now, most of the firms are adopting OI practices to expedite the performance. However, open-source software projects are facing crucial challenges such as motivating spillovers (MS), incorporation of external knowledge (EK), intellectual property (IP) management, and maximization of internal innovation  . . . [PDF]

IMPACT OF JD-R MODEL ON ORGANIZATIONAL OUTCOMES: MEDIATING ROLE OF WORK ENGAGEMENT AND JOB BURNOUT
Hafiza Safia Shaukat, Naveed Iqbal Chaudhry, Muhammad Amir Ch, and Komal Amjad Dar

Abstract: This study is an attempt to investigate the intervention of job burn-out and job engagement between JD-R model with organizational outcomes as turnover intention and job satisfaction in the nursing sector. For this purpose, three hundred questionnaires were distributed in nursing staff by using the quantitative approach. Convenient sampling technique has been used for the collection of data, and for data analysis SPSS and AMOS 21 has . . . [PDF]

IMPACT OF LOYALTY ON RETAIL SALE: AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION OF SERVICE OPERATIONS AND CUSTOMER BEHAVIOR AS MEDIATORS
Tehmina Fiaz Qazi, Kamran Yousef Sandhu, Abdul Basit, Shazia Bashir

Abstract: This paper is a step towards verifying a retail sales model in Pakistan. To have a competitive edge, retailers have started increasing value by loyalty and efficiency by focusing on service operations. This study further seeks an understanding of the retail network and its connection with services and value-added by retailers. It follows the positivist philosophical approach. Overall design . . . [PDF]

EFFECTS OF ACTIVITY-BASED TEACHING AND TRADITIONAL METHOD OF TEACHING MATHEMATICS IN THE AREA OF KNOWLEDGE AT ELEMENTARY LEVEL
Razia Noreen, Sonia Rafique, and Rashida Perveen

Abstract: The aim of this research was to find out the effects of activity-based teaching and the traditional method of teaching Mathematics in the area of Knowledge at the Elementary Level. The research was experimental based on pre-test, post-test control group design. Two units of geometry were selected from seventh class Mathematics for this research. The population of the research study was all students of seventh class from GGHS Bhedian  . . . [PDF]

SALES COMPETITION AS A STRATEGY TO MOTIVATE INTENT TO PURSUE SALES CAREER
Mumtaz M. Khan and Asma Tahir

Abstract: The continuous increase in demand for professionally trained sales force provoked marketing experts to find out the ways through which this demand can be met. This paper articulates and empirically validates through an experimental research design that sales competition at the campus is one way to create interest among students for the pursuit  . . . [PDF]

CONTEMPORARY ADVERTISEMENT TECHNIQUES AND ITS EFFECTIVENESS AMONG MUSLIM CONSUMERS
Rabeeya Raoof, Shakir Hafeez, and Rizwan Rasheed

Abstract: This study investigates the effectiveness of those advertisements in which performances, particularly the dance items, are presented to attract viewers. The paper examines the perception of Muslim consumers towards the advertising containing dance performances. Further, the difference in perception of general and religious consumers towards such advertisements has been investigated . . . [PDF]

MARKETING STIMULI AND PURCHASE BEHAVIOR OF CUSTOMERS FOR SMARTPHONES: A CLOSER LOOK AT CONSUMER INVOLVEMENT
Shaza Mahar, Nasir Farooq, Aslan B. Amat Senin, and Mawra Rauf

Abstract: The study has used the claims of S-O-R model regarding consumer behavior and investigates the impact of marketing stimuli on the purchase behavior of Smartphone users, to add value to the concept; the researcher has conceptualized consumer involvement as a mediator between the relationships. A sample of 318 Smartphone users responded through  . . . [PDF]

EXPLORING FINANCIAL CONSTRAINTS AS MODERATOR ON NEXUS BETWEEN EXCESS CASH HOLDING AND FIRM’S PERFORMANCE
Muhammad Wasim Jan Khan, Gohar Sulaiman, Zujaj Ahmed, Israr Ali

Abstract: Proficient working capital administration is getting significant for café firms adapting to frail money related conditions and expanded monetary vulnerability. The study is coordinated on the basis of information of 56 firms in Pakistan gathered over the period of 10 years 2009-2018 to discover the relationship of holding excess cash and firm’s performance in the presence of  . . . [PDF]

FACTORS AFFECTING BANKERS’ BEHAVIORAL INTENTIONS TO ADOPT GREEN BANKING IN PAKISTAN: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY
Warda Najeeb Jamal, Owais Shafique, Shakeel Sarwar, Maryam Khan

Abstract: It is evident from the historical facts and scientific studies that human beings are the major reason behind the rising global temperatures due to their detrimental act of releasing greenhouse (or heat-trapping) gases for meeting their increasing demands of energy for domestic and industrial usage. As a result, since the start of the industrial revolution, average global temperature . . . [PDF]

LEAN MANUFACTURING AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE: A CASE OF MALAYSIAN AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY
Waseem Ul Hameed, Hummaira Qudsia Yousaf, Saeed Ahmad Sabir, and Shazia Kousar

Abstract: It is not necessary that massive investment in the automobile industry is beneficial for all nations. Some countries like Malaysia are facing different issues regarding Financial Performance (FP) due to the intensity of worldwide competition. To address this issue, this study is being conducting to investigate the role of lean manufacturing in the FP of the Malaysian automobile industry. This study followed quantitative . . . [PDF]

CPEC COROLLARY ON ECONOMIC GROWTH OF PAKISTAN
Salman Masood Sheikh and Muhammad Khyzer Bin Dost

Abstract: China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is being considered a ‘game changer’ for the current sluggish economy of Pakistan. CPEC is a combination of infrastructure and energy-related projects, which aim at connecting China to the port of Gwadar. Available research on CPEC and its implications is descriptive at best, and more studies focus on the infrastructural . . . [PDF]

KNOWLEDGE SHARING TOOLS IN HIGHER EDUCATION SECTOR OF PAKISTAN: THE ROLE OF JOB SATISFACTION AND ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT AS MEDIATOR
Rabia Mian and Nadia Nasir

Abstract: In global era, businesses and economies are experiencing continuous revision due to lack of knowledge and intangible resources. Now a day, to attain competitive advantage in knowledge based economies, organization is using different techniques to manage employee knowledge. This study examines the impact of knowledge sharing tool on organizational innovation by using mediating  . . . [PDF]

RELATIONSHIPS AMONG JOB INSECURITY, INCIVILITY, INTERPERSONAL CONFLICTS AND SOMATIC SYMPTOMS: A MODEL TOWARDS HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
Zeshan Ahmer and Talat Islam

Abstract: One of the major consequents of the stressful job is poor physical health, a neglecting area among the police workforce. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to examine the associations among job insecurity, interpersonal conflicts, workplace incivility and somatic symptoms as these relate to job content and context of the Police workforce. . . . [PDF]