IJMRES - Volume 10 Issue 4 (2020)

International Journal of Management and Emerging Sciences (IJMRES)
Volume 10 (4), 2020
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Table of Contents

IDENTIFICATION AND RANKING OF EMPLOYEES’ PHYSICAL BEHAVIORS CRITICAL TO MERGERS
Abdul Aziz Khan Niazi, Tehmina Fiaz Qazi, Khurram Saghir Khan, Abdul Basit, Rashid Ahmad

Abstract: This study aims to investigate employees’ physical behaviors under the environment of mergers. Chaotic recognition and disorderly hierarchicalization of critical physical behaviors of employees resulting into unsuccessful mergers is the problem under investigation. Employees have power to dictate the fate of mergers; therefore, it is imperative to scientifically underpin the patterns of their physical behaviors while during execution of mergers  . . . [PDF]

IMPACT OF RISK MANAGEMENT ON PROJECT SUCCESS WITH THE MODERATING ROLE OF MANAGERIAL COMPETENCY
Irfan Sabir, Adeen Mohsin, Muhammad Bilal Majid, Mohd Sadad Mahmud, Farooq Nawaz, Naila Sabir

Abstract: The primary purpose of this research is to analyze the influence of causal relationships among risk management and project success and the moderating role of management competence. The study’s definite viewpoint is the organization of the IT sector in Pakistan. The study approach was quantitative and deductive, with Sekaran (2003) estimating the sample size . . . [PDF]

IS GREED REWARDED? DEVELOPING HEURISTICS FOR GREEDY INVESTORS USING UPPER PARTIAL MOMENTS
Usman Ayub, Attayah Shafique, Muhammad Zakaria, Imran Abbas Jadoon, Muhammad Tahir

Abstract: Rules of thumb play an important role in making investment decisions. This study gives the rule of a thumb/heuristic known as “Pleonexia rule” based on the trait of greed of an investor. The heuristic in the paper is developed using the Upper partial moment (UPM) ratio, which is based on upside risk only, nonrestrictive to normal distribution and risk-taking and risk-neutral investors can be accommodated . . . [PDF]

UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE PERFORMANCE THROUGH THE LENSES OF TALENT MANAGEMENT AND ITS FACETS
Nabia Zaki, Dr. Kashif Rathore, Dr. Muhammad Adnan Sial, Dr. Zahra Ishtiaq Paul

Abstract: The research was conducted to understand the possible relationship of talent management and its four facets with role performance of the employees working in telecom sector of Pakistan. To test the hypotheses of the study, the data based on 262 respondents was collected through simple random sampling method. The primary data was collected by distributing print outs of the questionnaire for which scales were adapted from previous studies. The relationship of talent management and its facets with employee performance was tested through step wise multiple regression analysis. . . [PDF]

E-COMMENTS IN BUSINESS
Muhammad Rashid, Ali Sukru Cetinkaya

Abstract: Internet and social media have dramatically changed the pattern of the business environment. People use several social media applications (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Blogs, etc.) to share their personal experiences by ecomments about products and services of the organizations. E-comments create radical effects on business management practices because it can reach millions of people within a short time . . . [PDF]

CEO MACHIAVELLIANISM AND STARTUP PERFORMANCE: UPPER ECHELONS THEORY’S PERSPECTIVE
Sajjad Ahmad, Dr. Aneel Salman

Abstract: Startups are important for economic growth and prosperity. Since they are led by their chief executive officers (CEOs) and particularly the tech-startups deal in a dynamic environment which asks for strategic flexibility and consideration of environmental changes for superior firm performance. Considering the importance of the issue, the present study attempted to examine the role of CEO’s Machiavellian personality trait in determining firm performance. Additionally, the mediating role of strategic flexibility between the association of CEO Machiavellianism and firm performance was also tested . . . [PDF]

COMBATING TOXIC WORKPLACE ENVIRONMENT THROUGH SPECIFIC HR PRACTICES: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF WORKPLACE RELATIONS IN THE HOSPITALS OF PAKISTAN
Shabnam Khan, Sajjad Ahmad, Samina Gul, Iqra Imtiaz & Syed Waleed ul Hassan

Abstract: Employees, their workplace gossips and workplace friendships are considered important in any organization structure. Infact, there is a universal understanding that almost in all the organizations particularly hospitals have such arrangements in which working class manifest the workplace gossips and the workplace friendships as the root cause of toxic work environment that leads to influence the employee productivity. Moreover, this research paper is an attempt to determine the moderation of specific HR Practices on the toxic work relation and employee productivity  . . . [PDF]

PYRAMIDAL OWNERSHIP STRUCTURE AND CASH FLOW WEDGE: EVIDENCE FROM FAMILY BUSINESS GROUPS OF PAKISTAN
Shahid Hussain

Abstract: This study examines the ownership structure and cash flow wedge of ultimate controlling owners in firms affiliated with family business groups of Pakistan. The study uses unique handpicked data comprising a sample of 181 group affiliated, 112 stand-alone, 21 foreign, and 12 state owned non-financial firms listed on Pakistan Stock Exchange for a period of 2008-17. The study finds high degree of ownership concentration particularly in 53 family business groups . . . [PDF]