The Impact of Business Environment on the Survival of Small Scale Businesses in Nigeria

K. Agbolade Obasan

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 165-170

  the best deal. Nowhere is more real than today business environment which affect the success or otherwise of any business venture. Several authors have attributed failure of businesses particularly small and medium scale enterprises to various factors ranging from training of the entrepreneur ...  Read More

Underpricing, Ownership and Liquidity of Initial Public Offers (IPO) and Their Impact on Performance of IPO Stocks in Equity Markets of India

V. Vijay Kumar P; V. Kumar Gupta

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 171-184

  Paper studies the impact of the liquidity, underpricing and ownership up on both the short term and long term performance of the Initial Public Offer (IPO) stocks in the equity markets of India. Empirical analysis is undertaken to study the impact of liquidity, underpricing and ownership on ...  Read More

Examining the Relationship of Training on Job Satisfaction and Organizational Effectiveness

H. Vasudevan

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 185-202

  Training is considered an important element in the organization, as it heavily influences people to learn how to be more effective at work by modifying knowledge, skills or attitudes through the learning experience to achieve a successful performance. Likewise, training is a long term allegiance ...  Read More

Organizational Learning and Knowledge Spillover in Innovation Networks: Agent-Based Approach (Extending SKIN Framework)

M. Mahmoudzadeh; M. Alborzi; S. Ghazinoori; S. Khalili Shavarini

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 203-212

  In knowledge-based economy, knowledge has a public good and non-rivalry nature. Firms build their own knowledge stock not only by means of internal R&D and collaboration with partners, but also by means of previously spilled over knowledge of other firms and public research laboratories ...  Read More

Reasons for Migration of Contract Labor to Oman: A SEM Approach

S. Ghosal; S. Porkodi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 213-224

  Oman has made tremendous progress in the last four decades on the back of rising oil prices and this has led to substantial economic activity in oil, construction, industries and services sectors creating an unprecedented demand for labor ranging from professionals, technical experts, educators, ...  Read More

The Assessment of Operational Efficiency of Commercial Banks in India Using Cost to Income Ratio Approach

S. Hussain

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 225-234

  During the last two decades, financial institutions worldwide have witnessed a lot of stress in managing their margins in wake of the new risks, challenges and increase in the competition posed to them by the factors of liberalization and deregulation. The key to create value and achieve competitive ...  Read More

Work Motivation: A Study on Regular and Part-time Employees of Bangladesh

M. Rahim Uddin; N. Hoque; Md. Ibrahim; A. Mamun

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2014, Pages 235-245

  Nowadays both part-time as well as regular employees are working in many organizations of Bangladesh. Though many studies have been conducted to know the motivation status of regular employees but no study is found that addressed motivations status of both regular and part-time employees of ...  Read More