International Journal of Business and Social Science

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

Vol. 3 No. 17; September 2012

 

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Articles

Neo-Liberal Policy and Foreign Direct Investment in Africa
Yassaman Saadatmand, Jeremy Choquette

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Firm Size As Company’s Characteristic and Level of Risk Disclosure: Review on Theories and Literatures
Farahnaz Orojali Zadeh, Alireza Eskandari

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Regulation Fair Disclosure (REG FD) and its Impact on Earnings Forecasts
Ronald A. Stunda

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Entrepreneurial Orientation and Social Innovation Practices in Social Enterprises: The Rhetoric and Reality
Dr. Maria Elisavet Balta, Mrs. Catherine Darlington, Dr. Stephen Lloyd Smith, Professor Nelarine Cornelius

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What Drives Remittances to Latin America? A Review of the Literature
Karla Borja

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Climate Change Disclosures
Edward McTague

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Moderating Effect of Buyer-Supplier Trust on the Relationship between Outsourced Formal Contracts and Supplier Delivery Performance: An Empirical Study of Public Sector Procurement
Arthur Ahimbisibwe, Sudi Nangoli, Wilson Tusiime

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Sectoral Productivity Awareness in Kenya
Peter Omari Magati, Muthoni Ng’ang’a

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Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Mauritius and their Owner-Managers: Does Education Matter?
Harshana Kasseeah

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Urban Myths Pertaining to Road Accidents in Zimbabwe: The Case of Chinhamo Service Centre along Seke Road (Linking Harare and Chitungwiza)
Edwin Mhandu, Takawira Kazembe

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Impact of Formative Assessment on Academic Achievement of Secondary School Students
Tahir Mehmood, Tariq Hussain, Mubashira Khalid, Rabbia Azam

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Willa and Dana, Livin the Blues: The Psychohistorical Journey toward Femheraic Self-Identity
Mary B. Zeigler, Nana Khetsuriani

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Protest? Then What?
How economic globalization creates a social double bind and a mental health epidemic in the west worker population
Christian Voirol, Marie-Claude Audétat, Valérie Miéville-Ott

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Women Entrepreneurs Breaking through: Push and Pull within UAE Cultural Context
Dr. Samia A. Kargwell

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Energy Saving and Emission Reduction Policy for Chinese Automobile Traffic: The Constraints and Solution
Associate Prof. Dr. Lin Sun, Yong-hua Wang

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Implementation of Penal Jurisdiction in Merchant Vessels and Warships in the Hellenic Legal Order
Korontzis Tryfon

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Design and Development of Credit Scoring Model for the Commercial banks of Pakistan: Forecasting Creditworthiness of Individual Borrowers
Asia Samreen, Farheen Batul Zaidi

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Contribution of Microfinance to GDP in Nigeria: Is There Any?
Abraham, H; Balogun, I.O
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Obstacles and Challenges to Establishment of Operational Budgeting in Insurance Branches of Tehran Social Security Organization
Amir Babak Marjani, Sara Javan Javidan
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Shifting Philanthropic Motives: Shell’s Corporate Social Initiatives in the Philippines
Raymund B. Habaradas
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Foreıgn Polıcy of the European Unıon Towards the South Caucasus
Assist. Prof. Dr. Haydar EFE

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An Analysis of the Strategic Framework of the Federal Government’s Policies, Aimed at Achieving Millennium Development Goals in Rural Water Supply in Nigeria
Dr. Olusegun Adegoke Adewusi

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A Study on Total Quality Management in Higher Education Industry in Malaysia
Hani Samimi Sabet, Zeinab Seyed Saleki, Benoush Roumi, Amin Dezfoulian

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Impact of Customer Orientation and Sales Orientation on Sales' Performance in International Market of Bilehsavar County
Dr. Javad Mehrabi, Dr Kamran Noorbakhash, Monir Shoja, Mohammad Karim

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Analysis of the Role of Protecting Shareholders Rights in Expanding Stock Market in a Selected Developing Countries
Akbar Komijani, Habib Soheili Ahmadi

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Multiplicity of Taxes in Nigeria: Issues, Problems and Solutions
Dr. Abiola Sanni

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Effects of Operational Factors on Organizational Performance in Kenyan Insurance Industry
Abisay Lumosi Mudaki, Dishon Wanjere, Dr. Isaac Ochieng, Odhiambo Odera

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The Effect of Meta-Cognitive Strategy Training Basis on Self-Educating on English Language Reading Performance in High School Students: Case Study in Isfahan, Iran
Salar Faramarzi, Hasan Karamalian, Sedigheh Rezaei Dehnavi, Mahdieh Jali, Saeideh Botlani

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An Assessment of the Strategies Adopted by Adamawa State Government towards Achieving Millennium Development Goals (MDGS) in Water Supply
Dr. Olusegun Adegoke Adewusi

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Working Women and Spousal Violence in Nigeria: Emerging Patterns and Strategies for Change
Etuk, Grace R.; Nwagbara, Eucharia N.; Archibong, Esther P.

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Factors Having Impact on the Performance of Business Students
Case study of Institute of Business and Information Technology (IBIT) University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
Sarwar, Aamir; Sarwar, S. M.

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Factors Affecting Adoption of Electronic Banking: An Analysis of the Perspectives of Banks' Customers
Dr. Mohammad O. Al-Smadi

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Effects of Urbanisation on Lagos Wetlands
AJIBOLA, M. O.; ADEWALE, B. A.; IJASAN, K. C.

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