Risk Analysis in E-commerce via Fuzzy Logic

Mohammad Hossien Zirakja; Reza Samizadeh

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2011, Pages 99-112

  This paper describes the development of a fuzzy decision support system (FDSS) for the assessment of risk in E-commerce (EC) development. A Web-based prototype FDSS is suggested to assist EC project managers in identifying potential EC risk factors and the corresponding project risks. A risk analysis ...  Read More

Reform in Accounting Standards: Evidence from Saudi Arabia

Jamal Barzegari Khanagha

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2011, Pages 113-124

  Middle East countries have begun to implement economic reforms to stimulate private investment, promote economic growth and support the transition to market economy. Although, it is difficult to define the direct impact of the accounting system reform on economic transformation, as there are many other ...  Read More

Synergic Effect of Leadership Style and Entrepreneurial Managerial Behaviour

S. Siva; P. Natarajan

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2011, Pages 125-132

  Entrepreneurs in many small firms could not be experts in only one specific functional area but are required to operate across the range of management competencies; the applicability of competence-based MTD (management training and development) to the broader roles of entrepreneurs in small businesses ...  Read More

Optimization of Hospital Layout through the Application of Heuristic Technique (Diamond Algorithm) in Shafa Hospital (2009)

Monika Motaghi; Ali Hamzenejad; Leila Riahi; Masoud Soheili Kashani

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2011, Pages 133-138

  INTRODUCTION: The appropriate-use optimization of the limited spaces of the Iranian hospitals is believed to be a crucial step towards promoting the efficiency of these healthcare centers. The issue determining the optimization patterns of the layout of units has led to a lot of efforts by researchers ...  Read More

A Suitable Innovation Type to Improve the Added Value in Entrepreneurship

Reza Radfar; Parham Jahangir

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2011, Pages 139-150

  Due to the tough on-going competition between producers of commodities and services, the prices of products are continuously going down nowadays. To avoid bankruptcy in such circumstances, organizations have focused on the application of technological innovations that enable them to respond to the needs ...  Read More

Workaholism and its Correlates: A Study of Academicians

Jyoti Sharma; Parul Sharma

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2011, Pages 151-160

  This study examined the relationship of the personality factors (Openness, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness, and Neuroticism) with each of the three workaholism components i.e. working compulsively, working excessively and combined workaholics. As the study is of exploratory in nature, ...  Read More

A Comparison of the Customer Relationship Management Strategies of Nigerian Banks and Insurance Companies

Ayodele Omoyiola Fagbemi; Folake Feyisayo Olowokudejo

Volume 1, Issue 3 , July 2011, Pages 161-170

  This study aimed at finding out if banks and insurance companies in Nigeria use CRM as a marketing strategy as well as whether these organizations have employed the same variables to achieve Customer Relationship Management. Relevant literature was reviewed and a model consisting of seventeen variables ...  Read More