A Comparative Study of Two Technical Analysis Tools: Moving Average Convergence and Divergence V/S Relative Strength Index: A Case Study of HDFC Bank ltd listed in National Stock Exchange of India (NSE)

M. Hashemi Tilehnouei; B. Shivaraj

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2013, Pages 191-197

  Technical analysis is the forecasting of future price movement based on an examination of past prices. Some scientist found that the study of historical prices cannot predict future prices. In this research we intend to study which technical analysis tool is better for prediction of future price movement, ...  Read More

An Investigation into Effects of Dividend Policy on Financial Growth of Advertising Firms in Kenya

B. Walter Okibo; G. Chateya Alinyo

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2013, Pages 199-214

  Effects of dividend policy on corporate financial growth, is a major concern of most entities. Whether dividends have an influence on the value of the firm, is an important question in dividend policy. This study aimed at investigating the effects of dividend policy on financial growth of media firms. ...  Read More

The Analysis of the Impact of Information Technology and Social Capital on Entrepreneurial Orientation in Iran Pharmaceutical Industry (Case Study: Alborz Drug Company)

P. Akbari; O. Baharestan

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2013, Pages 215-232

  One of the main branches of entrepreneurship is entrepreneurial orientation as it certainly plays an important role in the success and growth of the organizations. Entrepreneurial orientation is rooted in adopting a strategy. Many organizational policies which are formulated for the development of entrepreneurship ...  Read More

The Influence of Emotional Intelligence and Creativity on Employee’s Work Commitment and Performance

H. Vasudevan

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2013, Pages 233-255

  Emotional Intelligence (EI) refers how well an individual’s handle herself or himself and others instead of their technical skills to solve the problem. Creativity makes the individual to think deeply and manage their emotions while applying new knowledge in their organization. A positive attitude ...  Read More

A Factor Analytic Study on Service Quality Perceptions and Satisfaction in the E- Tourism

M. G. Matta; S. Verma

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2013, Pages 257-267

  E-tourism has evolved as a mainstay business for tourist service providers. It plays an integral role in the dissemination of information and influencing consumer’s preferences and satisfaction. The purpose of this study is to identify the dimensions of service quality perceptions of consumers ...  Read More

The Effects of Interest Rates Volatility on Stock Returns: Evidence from Bangladesh

D. Muktadir-Al-Mukit

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2013, Pages 269-279

  The paper investigates the effects of interest rates on stock market performance by using monthly time series data for the economy of Bangladesh over the period of 1991 to 2012. A wide range of econometric techniques have been employed to analyze the relationship between the interest rate and stock market ...  Read More

Cultural Relativism in Earnings Management

R. Riahi; A. Omri

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2013, Pages 281-295

  The purpose of this study is to examine the possible impact of value systems on earnings management in France, Tunisia and Canada. Cultural values include power distance, uncertainty avoidance, individualism, masculinity and long-term orientation. The cross-cultural study uses the method of structural ...  Read More