Emotional Intelligence and Higher Education Management

kamran Mohamadkhani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , January 2011, Pages 1-8

  This research aimed at identifying the role of emotional intelligence (EI) -based management in improving faculty effectiveness. Research methodology was descriptive-survey of exploratory type. Statistical population were the faculty members in the Islamic Azad University branches across Tehran (N = ...  Read More

Factors Affecting Customer Orientation in Iranian Hospitals

S. Jamaledin Tabibi; Amir Ashkan Nasiripour; Somayeh Hessam

Volume 1, Issue 1 , January 2011, Pages 9-14

  Customer orientation is one of the new approaches which is recently considered by the Iranian Healthcare Centers. The present study aims to identify the main factors of customer orientation in Iranian hospitals. The study is done through analysis of a questionnaire designed after recognition of the main ...  Read More

Towards Consumer Ethnocentrism and Animosity in Indonesia

Bayu Sutikno; Julian Ming-Sung Cheng

Volume 1, Issue 1 , January 2011, Pages 15-18

  This current study aimed at investigating the effects of gender (male versus female) and age (younger versus older) on consumer ethnocentrism and animosity in Indonesia in regard to eight opposed countries. Based on the ANOVA test, the findings showed that female and young consumers have a higher political ...  Read More

Survey in Curricula Civil Engineering with Respect to Environment

Akramolmolok Lahijanian

Volume 1, Issue 1 , January 2011, Pages 19-24

  The study aimed at a critical assessment of the environmentalism components introduced in the civil engineering curriculum in India polytechnic colleges (state of Tamilnadu) and associate degree level Technical Institutions in Iran .The objective of study was to compare technical education curriculum ...  Read More

A Model for Standardization/Adaptation Strategy Selection in the Irans Multinational Companies (MNCs)

Mohammad Ali Abdolvand; Nadereh Sadat Najafizadeh

Volume 1, Issue 1 , January 2011, Pages 25-34

  Purpose-The research aims at evaluating the standardization/adaptation of international marketing strategy in Iran multinational companies (MNCs) based a model in which the impact of external environmental variables on the marketing mix internal variables (i.e. Product, Promotion, Price and Place) ...  Read More

Social Entrepreneurship as an Instrument to Empowering Small and Medium Enterprises: An Islamic Perspective

Moha Asri Adullah; Arif Hoetoro

Volume 1, Issue 1 , January 2011, Pages 35-46

  Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are reckoned as the main player in domestic economic activities. This paper tries to contribute to the development and understanding of SMEs by encompassing social entrepreneurship as an empowering instrument. Considering the latest thought for intellectual milieu, ...  Read More