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American Economic Journal : Economic Policy     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 164)
Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Annual Review of Public Health     Open Access   (Followers: 33)
Antitrust Bulletin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
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Corporate Governance International Journal of Business in Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
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Economics of Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Financial Internet Quarterly     Open Access  
Governance : An International Journal of Policy, Administration and Institutions     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 51)
HOLISTICA ? Journal of Business and Public Administration     Open Access  
Institute of Public Affairs Review: A Quarterly Review of Politics and Public Affairs, The     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
International Journal of Corporate Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
International Journal of Disclosure and Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
International Journal of Organization Theory and Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
International Journal of Public Health     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
International Journal of Public Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Journal of Accounting and Public Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Applied Sciences in Accounting, Finance, and Tax     Open Access  
Journal of Business Thought     Full-text available via subscription  
Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Management and Governance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Monetary Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 95)
Journal of Public Affairs     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Journal of Public Economics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 76)
Journal of Public Economics Plus     Open Access  
Journal of Public Policy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Jurnal Akuntansi dan Perpajakan     Open Access  
Public Integrity     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Public Money & Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Public Understanding of Science     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
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  • An evaluation of selected supply chain management elements in department
           of community safety and transport management in Mahikeng

    • Abstract: The study aimed to determine the shortcomings and identify factors that can improve the effective implementation of demand management and supply chain performance management in the department of community safety and transport management. The study, followed positivism paradigm in which quantitative research method was used to collect and analyse data. A survey questionnaire was used to collect data from the participants. This questionnaire was paper based and online (Google Forms). The sample was composed of the managers drawn from the department of community safety and transport management. The findings of the study revealed that when implemented effectively, demand management and SCPM will improve the entire SCM system. Also, the study revealed that there are drawbacks to these two. These relates to non-collaborative planning, non-adherence to legislations, misunderstanding of these concepts. The study finally revealed that there are factors that can improve the implementation of demand management and SCPM, which include: the monitoring of suppliers through contract management activities and others.
      PubDate: Thu, 09 Dec 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Remote working challenges for Georgian social enterprises in the context
           of the current pandemic

    • Abstract: The lockdown regulations aiming at avoiding the spread of the new coronavirus COVID-19 have caused disruptions in organizations of all types or sizes. In order to survive and remain competitive, enterprises have moved online. In line with the dramatic changes around the globe triggered by the regulations as a part of preventive measures, social enterprises switched to working from home. As a result, entrepreneurs have to learn new digital skills to capture the potential of digitalization as it is considered to have an ability to accelerate economic recovery after the pandemic. Yet digitalization influences organizational processes and operations and requires changes in strategies. In light of these transformations, researching social enterprises from different angles is of particular importance when economies are facing the threat of recession, as social entrepreneurship addresses market failure and can tackle social problems. Social entrepreneurs can find innovative solutions to modern challenges and help society and economies to transform. Therefore, this paper aims to investigate the feasibility of remote working and digitalization in social enterprises. The paper outlines remote working concerns in social enterprises in the Republic of Georgia and analyses flextime opportunities for enterprise employees. The empirical study is based on a qualitative research approach. In-depth interviews were conducted with the seventeen Georgian social entrepreneurs to explore the research questions. The paper contributes to understanding remote working in social enterprises and offers suggestions for future study directions in this under-researched area.
      PubDate: Thu, 09 Dec 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Profitability Analysis of Small and Medium Scale Salt Enterprises, Misamis
           Oriental, Philippines

    • Abstract: The study analyzed the profitability of small and medium scale salt enterprises in Alubijid and El Salvador City, Misamis Oriental, Philippines. It determined salt production practices; assessed the profitability of salt production; and identified the problems encountered in salt production. Forty-two salt producers in the area were personally interviewed using a pre-tested interview schedule. Descriptive and cost and returns analysis, rate of return on investment (ROI), and ANOVA were employed. Results revealed that the production practices of the salt producers are dictated by the flooring materials of salt beds and the type and volume of salt produced were highly dependent on the flooring materials and on weather. It was concluded that salt production is a profitable enterprise and the salt beds with transparent polyethylene plastic as flooring material were the most profitable, despite having the most labor-intensive production process. Recommendations include usage of transparent polyethylene plastic as flooring material and teaching appropriate technology for seawater filtration to address the problem on degraded quality of seawater with the local government unit (LGU) taking the lead. Also, a soft loan program be put up for buying flooring materials so that more members of the lakeshore community can engage in the salt making.
      PubDate: Thu, 09 Dec 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Ta’ awun behavior, work stress, worklife balance in Islamic perspective
           and employee performance : investigation in Indonesia

    • Abstract: Ta’ awun behavior is very rarely being studied in business research especially when associated with employee performance. This study examines and analyzes the partial effect of: (1) ta’ awun behavior on employee performance, work stress, and work-life balance in Islamic perspective (WLBIP), (2) work stress and WLBIP on employee performance and (3) the mediating role of work stress and WLBIP in the relationship between ta’ awun behavior on employee performance. Data is collected through distributing questionnaires to employees of financial services companies in the Special Region of Yogyakarta with purposive manner. The statistical technique uses Partial Least Square. The results prove that ta’ awun behavior is partially able to make a positive contribution to the employees performance and WLBIP. Ta’ awun behavior also reduces work stress. Employee work stress reduces employee performance and WLBIP improves employee performance. Work stress is able to mediate ta’ awun behavior on employee performance, but WLBIP is not able to mediate it. This study implies that the research model can be applied to employees of business companies, which so far have focused on social and community institutions.
      PubDate: Thu, 09 Dec 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Economic voting in the Philippines

    • Abstract: The article wanted to find out if elections in the Philippines are economically motivated. Using 2019 gubernatorial election results, a logit model with inflation rate, unemployment rate, provincial revenue, and poverty incidence for the economic variables and party affiliation with the President and membership in a political family as the political variables was tested to explain the probability of an incumbent governor to be re-elected. The marginal effects tell us that a change in the unemployment rate decreases the predicted probability of a governor being reelected but interestingly, a change in the poverty incidence rates has the opposite effect.
      PubDate: Thu, 09 Dec 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Prominent factors of etrepreneurial self-efficacy in West Java: comparison
           between men and women entrepreneur

    • Abstract: Entrepreneurial Self-Efficacy (ESE) is important for entrepreneurs to build and maintain their business. The research purposes are to delve more about the components of ESE in West Java and the difference of these components between men and women entrepreneurs. West Java is one of province in Indonesia (Developing Country) that has high growth of High School and Medium Enterprises (SME’s). This study used quantitative approached. A questionnaire was spread to 52 entrepreneurs in West Java for gathering data. Soft Modelling method named Partial Least Square was used in this study. Predictors of ESE are Entrepreneurial Knowledge, Entrepreneurial Experiences, Instrumental Readiness, Risk Propensity. Findings will be discussed deeply in discussion section of this study. The result of this study confirm the prominent factors that influence ESE positively and how each factor affect men and women entrepreneurs
      PubDate: Thu, 09 Dec 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Factors Affecting the Level of Firm’s Ability to Create Value Relative
           to Capital Invested and Financial Distress Probability

    • Abstract: The level of firms’s ability to create value relative to invested capital (LACVIC) is proxied by Price to Book Value Ratio. Price to Book Ratio is also a proxy of firm value. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of growth, profitability, size and assets tangibility on the level of firm’s ability to create value with probability of financial distress as an intervening variable. This study was conducted on public companies in Indonesia during the periods of 2013 – 2017. The panel data were analyzed by using Partial Least Square. Results indicate that assets tangibility has positive and significant effect on financial distress probability. Financial distress probability has no significant effect on LACVIC. Profitability, firm size, and assets tangibility have significant effects LACVIC directly, but they have no significant effect on it trough financial distress probability. It is indicating that financial distress probability does not act as an intervening variable. The implication is that companies should not have much assets tangibility because it can increase financial distress probability and decrease LACVIC
      PubDate: Thu, 09 Dec 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Quality Management for Leather Industry to Increase Competitiveness in the
           Global Market

    • Abstract: The Indonesian government is targeting leather products, especially from West Java to become one of the export commodities that will encourage national economic growth. The existence of a leather industry particularly in the city of Garut has attracted many Indonesian researchers over the years to investigate the condition through many fields of research. However, the latest research identified several barriers related to the leather business development in Garut city, which was related to the optimization ratio of its performance and product quality. This study aimed to design a quality management model and key performance indicators to make this sector competitive in the global market. The research method used was inductive with a qualitative approach and a constructivist grounded theory in developing a quality management model. Theoretical and snowball sampling was chosen in identifying potential participants. The findings of this study contribute to the knowledge and practice of quality management models with key performance indicators that can be used to measure current conditions as a foundation for future improvement in the leather industry to produce competitive products that meet global standard. KPIs were formulated with certain criteria and should be applied by business actors.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Bureaucracy and Leadership Must Align with Circumstances

    • Abstract: The concepts of bureaucracy and leadership must align with the circumstances in the public or private sectors to be optimal in any given situation. This paper will grant readers with a deep dive into this concept. More specifically, this paper will compare bureaucracy, leadership, and groupthink by using author’s experiences in two private banking organizations and one public bureau. The purpose of this paper is to persuade readers that these frameworks can be auspicious, but only under the appropriate conditions.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • An Exploration into People’s Perception and Intention on using
           Cryptocurrencies

    • Abstract: The cryptocurrency market has been described as revolutionary due to the constant technological evolution and innovation that the blockchain technology provides. Leading many to believe that this could be the next step for the human race, just like how fiat currency replaced gold. Cryptocurrencies were originally created to be a form of savings or income for the unbanked, reduce costs and energy consumption, for a means of data transparency and to remove financial intermediaries. It is undeniable that the cryptocurrency market has created a divide of opinions, as some look to explore the market further while others reject the thought of adopting this innovative technology completely. This study focuses on the perception and intention to use cryptocurrencies. Diving into previous literature about the adoption of cryptocurrencies and new technologies. Highlighting key factors that can affect an individual’s perception and gaps in the literature that need to be explored further. A quantitative approach was used to gather data from 102 participants. The findings indicated that performance and effort expectancy as the most influential variables for cryptocurrency adoption, as people seek understanding as what benefits cryptocurrencies can provide for them when they feel incapable of using the innovative technology.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • The Importance of Visionary Leadership and Talent Management to Improve
           the Employee Performance

    • Abstract: This study will identify, test and analyze the description of the Visionary Leadership variable, Talent Management variable on the Employee Performance variable at regional banks in West Java, Indonesia. This research is quantitative. This research uses descriptive method and verification method. The unit of analysis in this research is the employee. This research uses 300 people sample, and the analytical tool used is PLS-SEM. The results showed that Visionary Leadership Variable was quite good in the excellent category, Talent Management Variable was in the fairly good to very good category, and Employee Performance Variable was in the fairly good category with the very good category. The results also show that Visionary Leadership is influential and very important for Employee Performance, Talent Management is influential and very important for Employee Performance, Visionary Leadership is influential and very important for Talent Management, and Visionary Leadership is influential and very important Employee Performance through Talent Management.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Activating Large Lecture Financial Learning: Collaboration and Clickers
           During Covid-19

    • Abstract: This paper examines our approach to teaching a large-lecture personal finance course promoting students’ financial literacy. We identify the context of this course, including the rationale for large-enrolment courses and issues with the format in general, describing how using clickers and active learning strategies results in increased engagement, attendance, and critical thinking. Learning outcomes designed to support student formation of both internal and external views of finance are holistic and expansive, broader than measures of wealth accumulation alone. Moreover, a strategic initiative focused on career readiness aligns specific competencies with course content focused on developing transferrable skills through practical, real-world examples designed to engage problem-solving and critical thinking. This pragmatic and practical focus linked these transferable skills to a framework of learning grounded in the twin concepts of financial capability and competency. Additionally, we address how Covid-19 disrupted these courses, detailing adjustments necessitated by the new reality of social distancing while adjusting our approach to student participation as we met simultaneously in face-to-face and synchronous Zoom sessions. We concluded that additional considerations must include equitable access to resources based on our pandemic experience. Future research should examine these adjustments in light of developing culturally responsive methods to promote equitable learning.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • The Influence of E-Servicescape on Mobile Shopping Intention: The
           Mediating Role of Customer Satisfaction

    • Abstract: This paper aims to investigate, through aesthetic appeal, layout and functionality, interactivity and financial security, the impact of generation X perceptions of the e-servicescape in mobile shopping on perceived value and customer satisfaction following the sequence of the S–O–R framework. A survey involved 231 generation X respondents who shopped using mobile apps at least one mobile purchase in the past six months. The collected data were analysed using Structural Equation Modelling (SEM), Partial Least Square (PLS). The results revealed that aesthetic appeal, layout and functionality and interactivity could influence the perceived value and would lead to the mobile shopping intention, whilst customer satisfaction could impact the perceive value and mobile shopping intention through the mediating process. This research provides insight into the new effects of each dimension of e-servicescape on perceived value, customer satisfaction and the mobile purchase intention, thus improving the existing knowledge in the field of servicescape and mobile shopping customer behaviour.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • The Factors Influencing Value Creation of Halal Logistics Conceptual
           Framework Development

    • Abstract: Halal logistics has an important role in global Muslim consumer’s way of life. Muslim countries follow Shariah law strictly. Thus, Halal logistics activities must segregate facilities for halal and nonhalal products. In addition, the world Muslim population has risen steadily. It influences production and export volumes from Thailand to the global trade of halal products increasing. Logistics service providers (LSPs) have been seeking an opportunity for creating a business competitive advantage into new situations. They can create and deliver better benefits to customers than their competitors and simultaneously earn higher profits than the average of other LSPs. A variety and flexibility of logistics activities come together to make services more desirable to the target market. Although many studies have been carried out on the influence of value creation, a part of halal logistics research in Thailand is rare. For the reasons mentioned, the objective of this paper to describe the influencing value creation in halal logistics activities from a literature review to be a conceptual framework development. Establishing the issues concerning value creation of halal logistics causality are best explained by the following resource sharing, innovation solutions, and risk management.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • National Health Reforms in Georgia during 1994-2021 and their Success

    • Abstract: The Health Reform of the country is a very difficult burden for two reasons: firstly, we need an appropriate economy level in the country, that can bear the new health model, established through reform, and secondly, the country needs a health system that is appropriate either for its economic system or for its tradition and history. Health reformers need to match all the points of the health reform concept, its implementation, and the systems of the country. Due to its Soviet past, Georgia struggled in the last twenty years to find an effective and cost efficient health model for its citizens. Starting from the 90s, Georgia instituted three health reforms and finally found some sustainable measures. The present article explores the three waves of the Georgian Health Care reforms, and analyses the factors of their success and the reasons for their failures. The importance of studying the Health Care systems is derived from Sustainable Development Goals targeting Health issues including health-related topics to improve the population’s health and wellbeing as well as achieve universal coverage of health services. The research contributes to the knowledge regarding the Health Care Reforms, and their practical implications on a country.
      PubDate: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Human Psychological Factors in the Success of Human Capital Investment in
           Driving Financial Performance, Case Study of the Hotel Industry in
           Indonesia and Malaysia

    • Abstract: This research combines quantitative research to calculate data variables and draw conclusions as well as meaning-based qualitative research for things that are observed and cannot be calculated precisely such as psychological factors in human resources and other human factors related to human capital investment and organizational performance in Hotel Industry throughout Indonesia and Malaysia. With careful observation based on activity reports and various reliable sources using content analysis, we find that investment in human capital can be successful if human factors of human resources can be fulfilled such as comfort and job satisfaction. So that the factors of expertise and work comfort are the two dominant factors in increasing the success of investing in human capital in improving organizational work.
      PubDate: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • The 2008 Financial Recession and the Dodd-Frank Act

    • Abstract: The 2008 Financial Recession was one of the most significant fiscal downturns in the history of the United States. Considering that the world is in the midst of a global pandemic which may lead to another adverse economic climate, I believe that looking back at the causes of the 2008 Financial Recession is recommended. This may assist administrators to avoid the missteps which sparked this down economy in the future. By reading this paper, readers will also learn about the demographics effected by the recession and the Dodd-Frank Act, which was drafted to combat future occurrences of this nature.
      PubDate: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Scapegoating in ‘The Stranger’ By Albert Camus

    • Abstract: The present paper intends to discuss the amount to which scapegoating (as understood by René Girard in ‘The Scapegoat’) can be applied to Camus’s novel ‘The Stranger’. While issues arise when we are trying to apply Girard’s definition of scapegoating to the famous novel by Camus, this paper shall try to prove that they are only apparent issues, and that the novel is a perfect illustration of Girard’s theory.
      PubDate: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • Decentralization in Tanzania: Perceptible Efficiency and Effectiveness in
           Management of Community Health Care, Free Basic Education and Public
           Private Partnership

    • Abstract: Decentralization has been a means to enhance efficiency and effectiveness in the management of local government affairs. Tanzania has undergone a reform through decentralization by devolution (D by D) and shifted relative power to lower levels of government known as local government authorities. The purpose is to improve the management of local government affair including the management of community health, free basic education and the management of contracts through public-private partnership. The objective of this paper is to review and analyse on how D by D has enhanced efficiency and effectiveness in the management of local government affairs in Tanzania. Data were collected through reviewing different documents including published journal articles, unpublished Master and PhD thesis/dissertations, government reports and online materials. Efficiency and effectiveness in the management of local government affairs are enhanced by D by D as there are improvements in the management of the community health fund as the number of households enrolled is consecutively increasing in the past five years from 543,328 in 2012/2013 to 2,251,055 in 2017/2018giving a total of 13,506,330 beneficiaries out of the total population. In the management of free fee basic education, head masters, mistress and head teachers in Singida and Ruangwa districts are successful in overcoming the challenges of free fee basic education while there is improved community participation in the management of management of contracted services in Ulanga district council. This paper recommends for reviewing and analysing how D by D has enhanced management of waste collection, the use of Government electronic Payment Gateway (GePG) in revenue collection and the efficiency and effectiveness of Tanzania Rural and Urban Roads Agency (TARURA).
      PubDate: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
  • The Concept of Waqf-Syirkah for Community Food Security

    • Abstract: Food is essential for human survival, and ensuring its availability is critical. Waqf is present as one of supporting institutions that supports food security. This paper aims to see how waqf can contribute to the food security of a community. Waqf, in its sense is an Islamic philanthropic institution that focus on welfare of Muslim. As a Muslim, it is important to safeguard one’s life as stated in Maqasid As Shariah. This paper employs systematic literature review to see the contribution of waqf through syirkah (partnership) for community food security. Syirkah plays its role as a connector between waqf and food security, with farmers at its spearhead. Syirkah is chosen because it is compatible with farmer’s business and waqf may serve to their business sustainability in general, and farmer’s livelihood in particular. The ultimate goal of this concept is to achieve stability in the supply of staple food which leads to its price stability, hence staple food is available and accessible to all. Furthermore, the stability achieved will reduce the burden of government to provide staple food in times of crisis and to promote welfare and better social cohesion of a community.
      PubDate: Tue, 27 Apr 2021 00:00:00 GMT
       
 
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