IJMRES - Volume 9 Issue 1 (2019)

International Journal of Management and Emerging Sciences (IJMRES)
Volume 9 (1), 2019
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Table of Contents

DISTRIBUTIONAL EFFECTS OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS
Muhammad Tariq Majeed

Abstract:This paper investigates the distributional effects of international trade using a panel data set from sixty-five developing economies from 1970 to 2015. The study contributes into the literature on trade and inequality by highlighting the heterogeneity of developing economies in shaping the distributional effects of international trade.  . . . [PDF]

MARKET SPECIFIC TECHNICAL INDICATORS COMBINING THE WISDOM OF CROWD
Beenish Bashir, Faheem Aslam, and Aneel Salman

Abstract: To improve the profitability and predictability of financial markets we highlight the issue of relevant technical indicators (TI) for different markets. In previous studies, not much attention has been given to feature selection problem by counting on the most popular technical indicators or following the footsteps of related literature. This research work  . . . [PDF]

BEST STRATEGIES TO RECRUIT INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: A CASE STUDY OF THE BUSINESS INSTITUTES IN PAKISTAN
Nazish Baladi, Paras Channar, and Mahvish Khaskhely

Abstract: Pakistan’s HEIs are struggling to improve the quality and meets international standards. International students perform a vital part in the globalization of universities. The ratio of international students in Pakistan is increasing but still there is a room for the country’s HEIs to internationalize through recruitment of  . . . [PDF]

MEDIATING ROLE OF PSYCHOLOGICAL EMPOWERMENT IN THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN INCLUSIVE LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATIVE WORK BEHAVIOR IN HEALTH CARE SECTOR
Maryam Hafeez, Usman Kaleem Paracha, and Siti Aishyah Panatik

Abstract: The major purpose of this study is to investigate the mediation of psychological empowerment and on the relationship between the Independent and dependent variable i.e inclusive leadership and innovative work behavior IWB. Total 387 questionnaires are filled by the employees (nurses) working in the private hospitals of Pakistan . . . [PDF]

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: THEORY TO PRACTICE: EVIDENCES FROM LITERATURE
Muhammad Rafiq, XingPing Zhang, Jiahai Yuan, and Shumaila Naz

Abstract: The field of human resource management is ever emerging and evolving. Since its inception, it has faced abundant hues and cries. The purpose of this study is to give a holistic and integrative view of HRM concepts and usages. So, this study is based on a meta-analysis of the literature of current major practices used in different ways . . . [PDF]

IMPACT OF CORRUPTION ON FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT: AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF SAARC COUNTRIES
Sher Ghalib, Mohammad Daud Ali, and Syed Arshad Ali Shah

Abstract: The current state of corruption has posed serious challenges to the stability of the macroeconomic environment causing the displacement of foreign direct investment (FDI). In this article  the researchers have studied the impact of corruption on foreign direct investment in SAARC countries. Where corruption is something . . . [PDF]

IMPACT OF BOARD AND AUDIT COMMITTEE CHARACTERISTICS ON ACCRUALS AND REAL EARNINGS MANAGEMENT IN PAKISTAN
Faiza Saleem, Muhammad Yar Khan, and Majid Jamal Khan

Abstract: Despite a large number of regulations and standards governing the financial reporting process, earnings management is increasing at an alarming rate in organizations today. The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of board and audit committee characteristics on accruals and real earnings management practices in Pakistan . . . [PDF]

HOW DOES SPIRIT AT WORK DRIVE SELLING EFFORT? EVIDENCE FROM PHARMACEUTICAL SALESFORCE
Basharat Naeem

Abstract: Despite growing interest in workplace spirituality consequences, organizations are urged to better understand how workplace spirituality influences workplace behaviors (e.g. Fox, Webster & Casper, 2018). In this connection, this study proposes and empirically examines how individual-level workplace spirituality predicts . . . [PDF]

IMPACT OF CREDIT MANAGEMENT ON AGRICULTURE OUTPUT IN PAKISTAN
Saima Shafique and Mansoor Ali

Abstract: There is a profound impact of agriculture credit on output, employment, and capital accumulation especially for agriculture-based economies like Pakistan. The empirical results show that agriculture sector output is positively and significantly affected by capital stock and labor force. The improvements in mechanization . . . [PDF]

THE IMPACT OF GOVERNANCE ON FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENTS: EVIDENCE FROM PAKISTAN, INDIA & BANGLADESH
Muhammad Shabir Jan, Mohammad Daud Ali, and Muhammad Taimur Khan

Abstract: Foreign direct investment (FDI) plays a vital role in the economic growth and development of the developing countries. This study examines the governance and its impact on foreign direct investment in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. This study measure country governance through voice and accountability . . . [PDF]

PREDICTING STOCK MARKET DIRECTION USING MACHINE LEARNING MODELS
Faheem Aslam, Muhammad Ather Yaqub, and Beenish Bashir

Abstract: Forecasting of stock prices has been a challenging area due to its complex and dynamic nature. There are several evidences that traditional econometrics based predictive models encountered significant challenges due to parameter instability. The aim of this study is to apply three classifiers namely, Random Forest (RF) . . . [PDF]

A NEXUS BETWEEN FINANCIAL LEVERAGE AND PERFORMANCE OF TEXTILE SECTOR OF PAKISTAN
Wasim ul Rehman, Faryal Jalil, and Fiaza Riaz

Abstract: This study investigates the impact of FL on FP of textile sector (spinning, composite and weaving) of Pakistan considering the micro panel data of 56 firms over the period of 2011-2016. The study used FL as predictor measured by Debt to Equity Ratio (DER), Interest Coverage Ratio (ICR) . . . [PDF]

DO CONFLICT TYPES DETERMINE CONFLICT MANAGEMENT STYLES?
Mona Dahir Farah, Ali Sukru Cetinkaya, and Muhammad Rashid

Abstract: It is commonly accepted that the most important source for businesses is their employees. Since employees are human beings, it is also normal to observe certain conflicts among them in the organizations. This research paper focused on the relationship between conflict types and conflict management styles . . . [PDF]

CAUSE RELATED MARKETING AND GREEN PRODUCTS PURCHASE DECISION
Maria Zulfiqar, Mehboob Ahmad, and Shaza Mahar

Abstract: Current environmental problems has forced marketing managers, academics and research companies to look for factors that might encourage consumers to buy green products. Therefore, the purpose of this research was to empirically investigate the impact of cause–related marketing on green products purchase decision specifically in Pakistan’s context . . . [PDF]

IMPACT OF ETHICAL LEADERSHIP ON EMPLOYEE WELL-BEING WITH THE MEDIATING ROLE OF JOB SATISFACTION AND EMPLOYEE VOICE
Asif Mahmood and Tehmina Ejaz

Abstract: There has been a lot of emphases laid upon Business ethics in the organizations and it has influenced the organization’s performance. Therefore, ethical leadership is important as it has influenced the employees profoundly. The literature indicates that a lack of ethical leadership has contributed to the penetration . . . [PDF]

EFFECT OF ENTREPRENEURIAL RISK PERCEPTION ON ENTREPRENEURIAL INTENTION WITH THE MEDIATING ROLE OF PERCEIVED BEHAVIORAL CONTROL
Syed Imad Shah, Asad Shahjehan, Mohammad Daud Ali, and Humera Manzoor

Abstract: This article evaluated the multidimensional nature of entrepreneurial risk perceptions in an entrepreneurial setting and its effects on entrepreneurial intentions. Furthermore, the mediation effects of perceived behavior control were also analyzed. The results of the study confirm the multidimensional and domain-specific nature of entrepreneurial risk perceptions. It also confirms the direct effects of positive  . . . [PDF]