IJMRES - Volume 3 Issue 1 (2013)

International Journal of Management and Emerging Sciences (IJMRES)
Volume 3 (1), 2013
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Table of Contents

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS IN THE AMERICAN EMPLOYMENT PROCESS
Frank J. Cavico, Bahaudin G. Mujtaba, and Stephen C. Muffler

Abstract: This article examines the important and controversial topic of criminal background checks in employment. The topic of criminal background checks in employment is indeed important as well as controversial and difficult one in the world of business today, as this hiring practice addresses core values in society. Yet these values . . . [PDF]

INFLATION, INFLATION UNCERTAINTY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH NEXUS IN PAKISTAN: A GRANGER CAUSALITY TEST
Khalil Ahmad, Sumaira Khalil, and Uzma Riaz

Abstract: This study analyses the linkage among inflation, inflation uncertainty andeconomic growth for Pakistan using annual time series over the period of 1972-2012. The conditional volatility of inflation is captured by ARCH model and asymmetry of shocks is captured through EGARCH model. The results show that negative shocks to error term . . . [PDF]

BANK-SPECIFIC AND SOCIAL FACTORS OF NON-PERFORMING LOANS OF PAKISTANI BANKING SECTOR: A QUALITATIVE STUDY
Hisham Ul Hassan, Sumaira Rehman, and Ch. Abdul Khaliq

Abstract: This study aims at building up a model clarifying the relationship among bank-specific, social factors and non-performing loans on one hand and on the other hand, exploring this model in the setting of Pakistani Banking sector as limited interest has been given in existing literature in defining the relationship among bank specific, social factors and non-performing loans . . . [PDF]

HISTORICAL AND MODERN MANAGEMENT PRACTICES APPLIED AT DISNEY WORLD: OUT WITH THE OLD AND IN WITH THE NEW?
Sarah Patterson and Bahaudin G. Mujtaba

Abstract: In today’s expanding and ever-evolving global marketplace, managers are beginning to be required to work with their companies and employees in entirely different ways. Explained in-depth throughout the entirety of the article is the 20th century management techniques pioneered by Taylor, then reformed by Weber and Fayol . . . [PDF]