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Business and Management Studies
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ISSN (Print) 2374-5916 - ISSN (Online) 2374-5924
Published by Redfame Publishing Homepage  [7 journals]
  • Role of Co-Working Spaces’ Services in Entrepreneurs Growth in Upper
           Egypt: The Case of Step Co-Working Space

    • Authors: Ashraf Saeed Elsafty, Ahmed AlNawaly
      Pages: 1 - 14
      Abstract: Co-working spaces are a new concept in Upper Egypt; Step co-working space is the first co-working space in Assiut governorate. Through co-working spaces services and facilities, this paper developed a new operationalization of the entrepreneurs’ growth. This research design resulting conceptual framework proposes that certain combinations of cost-sharing concepts, entrepreneurial awareness, NGO support, Mentoring, and Networking activities would increase the expectation of challenging entrepreneurial growth in Upper Egypt.A survey of unstructured interview and questionnaire used two data collection methods as a research instrument and was applied to the owner managers of Egyptian enterprises. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between entrepreneurs’ growth expectations and cost sharing, awareness, NGOs support, Mentoring, Networking, gender, facilities, and unemployment in Upper Egypt.
      PubDate: 2020-06-28
      DOI: 10.11114/bms.v6i2.4898
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 2 (2020)
       
  • Portfolio Management on an Emerging Market: Dynamic Strategy or Passive
           Strategy'

    • Authors: Pourakin Djarius Dieudonné BAMA
      Pages: 15 - 26
      Abstract: At first glance, the portfolio management strategy seems like a resolved question, but practitioners continue to perform poorly on the stock markets. This paper highlights the portfolio management in the specific case of the West African regional stock exchange, regarding two management strategies. These are dynamic strategy and passive strategy. Within this framework, we will compare an investor who is constantly betting on price fluctuations with another who is betting on dividends. Its originality lies in the approach that is used. Through a simulation methodology based on real market data, the main results indicate that an emerging market is a savings market more than it is a speculation market. Besides, other results indicate that, one can predict on the West African regional stock exchange tomorrow’s prices from today’s prices. This does not mean that investors are making good predictions because the predictability of prices is due to the absence of changes in asset prices on the market. We draw the conclusion that it is difficult for one speculator to outperform the other. A rational investor would benefit from anticipating the distribution of dividends rather than focusing on price fluctuations. Consequently, the buy and hold strategy is therefore the best to be rewarded in an emerging market. Nonetheless, this practice can lead to a decline in liquidity.
      PubDate: 2020-06-28
      DOI: 10.11114/bms.v6i2.4916
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 2 (2020)
       
  • Understanding the Performance of Domestic Biodigesters in Bangladesh: A
           Study from Household Level Survey

    • Authors: Samira Salam, Rehena Parveen, S.M. Nasim Azad, Md. Abdus Salam
      Pages: 27 - 39
      Abstract: Biogas can be an important alternative energy source for the sustainable development of the energy sector. To understand the performance of the family-size biodigester in Bangladesh, a household level survey on randomly selected 360 biodigester adopters was conducted. It is evident from the study that adoption of biodigester at the household level is economically and environmentally viable. Most of the biodigesters were constructed for single household and production of biogas was sufficient for cooking for single household. About 35% of biodigesters generated surplus gas from which they earned money by selling the surplus gas. About 91% of the biodigesters were feed with cow dung, one of the optimal biogases producing substrates, which has easy access in their own households. The factor analysis suggests that the most important factors to make biodigester economically viable are: capacity of biodigester, availability of substrates, amount of investment for biodigester, and economic benefits derived from biodigester.   
      PubDate: 2020-06-29
      DOI: 10.11114/bms.v6i2.4869
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 2 (2020)
       
  • E-Procurement as a Strategic Sourcing Tool in the Beverage Industry in
           Zimbabwe

    • Authors: Tinashe Madzinga, Vusumuzi Sibanda, Shakerod Munuhwa
      Pages: 40 - 49
      Abstract: This study evaluated the impact of e-procurement as a strategic sourcing tool in the Beverage Industry in Zimbabwe. A quantitative survey of 57 respondents drawn from the key players in the Beverage Industry in Harare, Zimbabwe was conducted using a questionnaire. In line with the research objectives, descriptive statistics were calculated and cross tabulations were also performed in SPSS to produce outputs that provided answers to the research questions. The results show that through the use of e-procurement, companies are able to move towards partnership or lean supply with a smaller number of more technically proficient suppliers. The study concluded that there is a significant positive association between e-procurement and improvement in procurement efficiency. The study recommends that organisations develop adequate business processes to support e-procurement and the alignment of existing procurement processes with e-procurement procedures.
      PubDate: 2020-06-29
      DOI: 10.11114/bms.v6i2.4896
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 2 (2020)
       
  • The Role of Human Resource Management Towards Employees Retention During
           Covid-19 Pandemic in Medical Supplies Sector - Egypt

    • Authors: Ashraf Saeed Elsafty, Mohammad Ragheb
      Pages: 50 - 59
      Abstract: The introduction of the report has mentioned the aim of this research. As per the introductory part, the aim of this research paper is to examine the role of Human Resources Management (HRM) towards the employees as far as curbing the adverse impact of Covid-19 is concerned. The Literature Review has mentioned the theories of motivation that impacts on the retention level of the employees, along with the studies conducted in the same domain. Some of the studies have been included in which strategies of the companies have mentioned to curb the negative impacts of Covid-19. The quantitative method has been utilized for the same research in which a total of 140 respondents have been selected on the scale of non-probability sampling. Descriptive Statistics and Correlation are the statistical metrics used for the same purpose. From the analysis, it is found that HR managers should play their role in maximizing the satisfaction level of their employees, and the major elements are mentioned in the analysis part. Workplace Guidelines & Support and Access to Information and Financial benefits are some of the main elements that should have been considered by the entities for maximizing their income potential and values accordingly.
      PubDate: 2020-06-29
      DOI: 10.11114/bms.v6i2.4899
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 2 (2020)
       
  • Reviewer Acknowledgements

    • Authors: Ellery Willianms
      First page: 60
      Abstract: Business and Management Studies (BMS) would like to acknowledge the following reviewers for their assistance with peer review of manuscripts for this issue. Many authors, regardless of whether BMS publishes their work, appreciate the helpful feedback provided by the reviewers. Their comments and suggestions were of great help to the authors in improving the quality of their papers. Each of the reviewers listed below returned at least one review for this issue. Reviewers for Volume 6, Number 2 Bahram Abediniangerabi, University of Texas, USAComite Ubaldo, University of Calabria, ItalyFábio Albergaria de Queiroz, Catholic University of Brasília, BrazilFuLi Zhou, Zhengzhou University of Light Industry, ChinaGabriela O. Chiciudean, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, RomaniaKherchi Ishak, UHBC University, AlgeriaKonstantinos N. Malagas, University of the Aegean, GreeceLucie Andreisová, University of Economics in Prague, CzechMarica Ion Dumitrasco, Academy of Sciences of Moldova, MoldovaMike Rayner, University of Portsmouth, UKMr. Abdul-Kahar Adam, University of Education, Winneba, GhanaMythili Kolluru, College of Banking and Financial Studies, OmanRashedul Hasan, International Islamic University Malaysia, MalaysiaRocsana Tonis, Spiru Haret University, RomaniaSandeep Kumar, Tecnia Institute of Advanced Studies, Affiliated to GGSIP University Delgi, IndiaTetiana Paientko, Kyiv National Economic Univercity, UkraineZeki Atıl Bulut, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey Ellery WillianmsEditorial AssistantOn behalf of,The Editorial Board of Business and Management StudiesRedfame Publishing9450 SW Gemini Dr. #99416Beaverton, OR 97008, USAURL: http://bms.redfame.com
      PubDate: 2020-06-30
      DOI: 10.11114/bms.v6i2.4923
      Issue No: Vol. 6, No. 2 (2020)
       
 
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