An Application of Discounted Residual Income for Capital Assets Pricing by Method Curve Fitting with Sinusoidal Functions

G. Talebnia; M. Ebrahimi; A. Darvishi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 1-7

  The basic model for valuation of firm is the Dividend Discount Model (DDM). When investors buy stocks, they expect to receive two types of cash flow: dividend in the period during which the stock is owned, and the expected sales price at the end of the period. In the extreme example, the investor ...  Read More

Performance Analysis of Banks and Microfinance Institutions in India

K. Pal Narwal; S. Pathneja; M. Kumar Yadav

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 9-18

  Present paper intends to measure the determinants of performance of Indian financial sector. The performance variables of banking sector and microfinance institutions in India are studied over a study period of six years i.e. 2006-07 to 2011-12. The financial sector of India is gaining strength ...  Read More

Impact of Job Involvement and Organizational Commitment on Organizational Citizenship Behavior

S. Saxena; R. Saxena

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 19-30

  Various studies have been conducted to study the relationship between job involvement and organizational citizenship behavior but a very little work have been done to study the impact of both job involvement and organizational commitment on “organizational citizenship behavior”. ...  Read More

University-Industry Collaboration (UIC) for Developing Highly Skilled and Productive Business Graduates in Bangladesh

Md. Sarwar Uddin; M. Aktaruzzaman Khan; M. Kamal Uddin; M. Solaiman

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 31-41

  University-Industry Collaboration (UIC) creates highly skilled and productive business graduates for meeting demand of industry, globalization, knowledge economy, and job market at home and abroad. In coping with ongoing acute competitive pressures of the information edge, higher education ...  Read More

Impact of Customer Service Practices on Customer Satisfaction and Retention

M. Kwamega; E. Brako Ntiamoah; P. Oforiwaa Egyiri; D. Fiaklou

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 43-52

  In any business to customer (B2C) or business to business (B2B) type of environment, a customer is the ultimate goal and objective. More often than not, it can be quite an issue. This perhaps due to the fact that organizations sometimes do not really understand of what actually goes on in a ...  Read More

Corporate Governance Practices in Bangladesh: A Comparative Analysis between Conventional Banks and Islamic Banks

S. Moudud-Ul-Huq

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 53-60

  Corporate governance (CG) is an important effort to ensure accountability and responsibility and is a set of principles, which should be incorporated into every part of the organization. This study focused on the state of Corporate Governance (CG) in two categories of the banking industries: ...  Read More

Graduates Unemployment and Criminality in Ado-Ekiti

J. Olusegun Ajayi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2015, Pages 61-77

  This paper examines the effect of unemployment on the behavior of the university graduates in Ado-Ekiti and their immediate environment. Hanging the study on strain theory of Robert K. Merton, It is observed that Nigerian society places much emphasis on goals without making adequate provision ...  Read More