International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online)

Call for Papers        Vol. 6 No. 1        Submission Deadline: January 10, 2015

Aims and Scope

International Journal of Business and Social Science (IJBSS) is an open access, peer-reviewed, and refereed journal published by Center for Promoting Ideas (CPI), USA. The main objective of IJBSS is to provide an intellectual platform for the international scholars. IJBSS aims to promote interdisciplinary studies in business and social science and become the leading journal in business and social science in the world.

The journal publishes research papers in the fields of management, marketing, finance, economics, banking, accounting, human resources management, international business, hotel and tourism, entrepreneurship development, business ethics, international relations, law, development studies, population studies, political science, history, journalism and mass communication, corporate governance, cross-cultural studies, public administration, psychology, philosophy, sociology, women studies, religious studies, social welfare, anthropology, linguistics, education and so on.

The journal is published in both printed and online versions.

IJBSS publishes original papers, review papers, conceptual framework, analytical and simulation models, case studies, empirical research, technical notes, and book reviews. Special Issues devoted to important topics in business and social science will occasionally be published. Business innovation and research strategies, tactics and tools of both theoretical and practical nature are welcome.

Best Papers in IJBSS in 2013

Leadership and Mobile Working: The Impact of Distance on the Superior-Subordinate Relationship and the Moderating Effects of Leadership Style
Eric BRUNELLE

Abstract Full Text

Importance of Cross-Cultural Empathy in Selling – Perspective from Asian Indians living in the U.S.
Duleep Delpechitre

Abstract Full Text

Water Supply and Water Footprint in the Urban Region of ....
José Antonio Sotelo Navalpotro, María Sotelo Pérez, Fernando García Quiroga

Abstract Full Text

Office Politics: The Reduction of Employees’ Need for Power
Zulkiflee Daud, Dr. Mohd Faizal Mohd Isa, Dr. Wan Shakizah Wan Mohd Nor, Dr. Zairani Zainol

Abstract Full Text

Efficient Customization of Software Applications of an Organization
Rajeev Kumar

Abstract Full Text

Ambiguity in Choice and Market Environments: On the Importance of Comparative Ignorance
Jonathan E. Alevy

Abstract Full Text

Conceptions of Poverty and Wealth in Ghana
Christobel Asiedu, Vivian A. Dzokoto, David Wallace, Edwin Clifford Mensah

Abstract Full Text

Linkages between Total Quality Management and Organizational Survival in Manufacturing Companies in Ghana
Dr. Fred Appiah Fening, Dr. Pesi Amaria, Evelyn Owusu Frempong

Abstract Full Text

The Social Policy of the European Union
Professor Persida CECHIN-CRISTA, Lecturer Aurel MIHUT, Lecturer Gabriel Ionel DOBRIN, Lecturer Sorin BLAJ

Abstract Full Text

An Investigation of the Curvilinear Effects of Contingent Reward Leadership on Stress-Related and Attitudinal Outcomes
Kenneth J. Harris, Lisa M. Russell

Abstract Full Text

How to Implement Marketing 2.0 Successfully
Aldhaheri, Abdulrahman; Christian Bach

Abstract Full Text

The Relationship between Socio Cultural Adjustment and Extrinsic Job Satisfaction
Svala Gudmundsdottir

Abstract Full Text

Ambiguity in Choice and Market Environments: On the Importance of Comparative Ignorance
Jonathan E. Alevy

Abstract Full Text

Conceptions of Poverty and Wealth in Ghana
Christobel Asiedu, Vivian A. Dzokoto, David Wallace, Edwin Clifford Mensah

Abstract Full Text

Ambiguity in Choice and Market Environments: On the Importance of Comparative Ignorance
Jonathan E. Alevy

Abstract Full Text

Conceptions of Poverty and Wealth in Ghana
Christobel Asiedu, Vivian A. Dzokoto, David Wallace, Edwin Clifford Mensah

Abstract Full Text

Availability and Use of Work-family Policies by Call Center Employees in India
Kamala Ramadoss

Abstract Full Text

What Determines Attitude Improvements? Does Religiosity Help?
Madhu S. Mohanty

Abstract Full Text

The Effect of Social and Demographic Factors on Life Insurance Demand in Croatia
MARIJANA ĆURAK, IVANA DŽAJA, IVANA DŽAJA

Abstract Full Text

Short-Term Debt Financing During the Financial Crisis
Richard H. Fosberg

Abstract Full Text

A Glance at the Political Interest in Cyprus-Evidence of the European Social Survey
Dr. Nasios Orinos

Abstract Full Text

Short-Term Debt Financing During the Financial Crisis
Richard H. Fosberg

Abstract Full Text

A Glance at the Political Interest in Cyprus-Evidence of the European Social Survey
Dr. Nasios Orinos

Abstract Full Text

Further Evidence on International Accounting Differences and Their Relationship to Share Prices
Ronald A. Stunda

Abstract Full Text

The Socio-Economic Impact of Migrant Remittances on Life Expectancy and Education in El Salvador
Mary Kate Naatus

Abstract Full Text

Applications and Issues in the Fields of Nanotechnology, Information Technology, Neurotechnology, and Biotechnology
Raquel Lopez

Abstract Full Text

Reengineering Management of Construction Projects
Roberto Soares

Abstract Full Text

Smooth Sailing! Cruise Passengers Demographics and Health Perceptions While Cruising the Eastern Caribbean.
David Mc.A Baker, Susan Stockton

Abstract Full Text

The Relationship between Employees’ Income Level and Employee Job Satisfaction: An Empirical Study
Prof. Dr. Ismail Bakan, Assist. Prof. Dr. Tuba Buyukbese

Abstract Full Text

Benefits of University-Industry Partnerships: The Case of Kenyatta University and Equity Bank
Dr. Dinah W. Tumuti, Prof. Peter M. Wanderi, Prof. Caroline Lang’at -Thoruwa

Abstract Full Text

Factors Affecting the Achievement of Good Governance in HRM: The Empirical Study of Local Governments in Southern Part of Thailand
Jutamanee Trakulmututa, Asst. Prof. Dr. Bussabong Chaijareonwattana

Abstract Full Text

Exploring Factors Determining Motivation to Participate in Study Abroad Programs for Teacher Education Students in the U.S.A. and Japan
Thillainatarajan Sivakumaran, Eiji Tomida, Holly Kathleen Hall, Manabu Sumida

Abstract Full Text

A Conceptual Analysis of Cognitive Moral Development and Altruistic Behavior in the Work place
Pei-Hsun China, Shih Yung Chou

Abstract Full Text

Graduates’ Perception of Employment in SMEs and Large Enterprises
Peter van der Sijde, Padmakumar Nair, Wim During

Abstract Full Text

An Exploration into the Challenges Facing Practitioners of International Human Resource Management: A Literature Review
Michael S. Chambers, Michael S. Chambers

Abstract Full Text

Purchase Decision-Making in the Couple. Conflict-Solving Tactics
María José Barlés-Arizón, Elena Fraj-Andrés, Eva Martínez-Salinas

Abstract Full Text

Customer Citizenship Behavior: An Expanded Theoretical Understanding
Jie Gao Fowler

Abstract Full Text

Customer Citizenship Behavior: An Expanded Theoretical Understanding
Jie Gao Fowler

Abstract Full Text

Leader Apologies: How Content and Delivery Influence Sincerity Appraisals
Tessa E. Basford

Abstract Full Text

College Students’ Use of Social Media: Site Preferences, Uses and Gratifications Theory Revisited
Bellarmine A. Ezumah

Abstract Full Text

Issues for Exploration of Differing Values among Sub-groups of Young-Adult Consumers
Kelvyn Moore, Paul D. Berger, Bruce D. Weinberg

Abstract Full Text

Women in the Corporate World: Who Hires and Promotes Them?
Jin Hwa Jung

Abstract Full Text

Leadership Styles: The Power to Influence Others
Marcus Goncalves

Abstract Full Text

An Analysis of Perceptions of Managers in Manufacturing Operations of Personal Engagement in Pre-Event Natural Disaster Planning
Dr. James L. Morrison, Dr. G. Titi Oladunjouye

Abstract Full Text

Psychometric Properties of the Icelandic Version of the Denison Organizational Culture Survey
Gudmundur Skarphedinsson, Thorhallur Gudlaugsson

Abstract Full Text

Factors Associated with Preferences Regarding Selected Forms of Variable Pay: A Replication and Extension
Timothy J. Keaveny, Bonnie S. O’Neill, Edward J. Inderrieden

Abstract Full Text

A Cross-Cultural Investigation of the Effect of Consumer Animosity on Purchase Involvement
Dr. Villy Abraham

Abstract Full Text

Facebook in the University Classroom: Do Students Perceive that it Enhances Community of Practice and Sense of Community?
Doris G. Duncan, Casimir C. Barczyk

Abstract Full Text

Understanding the Economic Impact of Tourism in the Asian Pacific Region Using the Tourism Satellite Account (TSA)
David Mc.A Baker

Abstract Full Text

Does Employment Security Influence Organizational Hiring Success?
Cynthia L. Gramm, John F. Schnell

Abstract Full Text

The Relationship of Psychological Type and a Student’s Choice of a Jesuit Business School
Anna Carol Lampe

Abstract Full Text

The Relationship between Liquidity and Profitability of Listed Banks in Ghana
Victor Curtis Lartey, Samuel Antwi, Eric Kofi Boadi

Abstract Full Text

Employee Perceptions of Older Workers’ Motivation in Business, Academia, and Government
Thomas J. Calo, Meredith M. Patterson, Wayne H. Decker

Abstract Full Text

Perception of Super Bowl Xlvi TV Advertisements in the USA: A Case of College Students
Okan Akcay, Qian (Susan) Sun, Liangyu Chen

Abstract Full Text

Asking the Right Question – The Craft of Formulating a Purpose and an Aim for a Research Paper
Krister Bredmar

Abstract Full Text

Uncovering the Dynamics of Poverty in Korean Households: A Typology of the Poor
Tae Kuen Kim, Laura Quiros

Abstract Full Text

Exploring Social Media Obstacles and Opportunities within Public Agencies: Lessons from the Ohio Division of Wildlife
Corey H. Cockerill

Abstract Full Text

"Does Consumer Animosity Impact Purchase Involvement? An Empirical Investigation"
Dr. Villy Abraham

Abstract Full Text

Assessing the Influential Factors on the Use of Healthcare: Evidence From Ghana
Bashiru I.I. Saeed, A.R. Abdul-Aziz, XicangZhao

Abstract Full Text

The Verbal System of Malay and Arabic: Contrastive Analysis
Associate Professor Dr. Asem Shehadeh Ali

Abstract Full Text

Business and its Intelligence level in E- Commerce
Dr. Marzouq A Alqeed

Abstract Full Text

Human Resource Needs of Organizations in Terms of the Qualities They Need and Seek from New Graduate Employees
Elif Cicekli

Abstract Full Text