Archive of Journal of Management and Business; Volume 7, Number 2
Felipe Oyarzo Pineida COMPETENCIES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY: INTEGRATING ICT TO LIFE SCHOOL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT This paper proposes that technological competencies for teachers and students cannot be developed and/or studied without considering an array of factors that impact the Teaching and Learning Processes (TLP) inside and outside of school. Specifically, it proposes to pay attention to other competencies that should be developed by both teachers and[...] Read more Paola Sapienza THE ROLE OF SOCIAL CAPITAL IN FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT To identify the effect of social capital on financial development, we exploit the well-known differences in social capital and trust (Banfield (1958), Putnam (1993)) across different parts of Italy, using microeconomic data on households and firms. In areas of the country[...] Read more Viinto Farere FINANCIAL INTEGRATION FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND INTERNATIONAL IMBALANCES Global financial imbalances can result from financial integration when countries differ in financial markets development. Countries with more advanced financial markets accumulate foreign liabilities in a gradual, long-lasting process. Differences in financial development also affect the [...] Read more Emmanuel G. Rigatrah EVALUATION MODEL OF REGIONAL POLICY’S INFLUENCE ON SOCIAL AND ECONOMICAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE REGION The subject of the article is the evaluation of achievements in regional policy in the content of the European Union. Without common approach as to evaluating progress and development based on integral indices and calculus as well as the authentic source of information [...] Read more Brian I. Jephta THE EFFECT OF FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT ON CONVERGENCE: THEORY AND EVIDENCE We introduce imperfect creditor protection in a multi-country version of Schumpeterian growth theory with technology transfer. The theory predicts that the growth rate of any country with more than some critical level of financial development will converge to the growth rate [...] Read more Doreck Thoreto ECONOMIC GROWTH, FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT This paper argues that the development of the financial system of the recipient country is an important precondition for FDI to have a positive impact on economic growth. A more developed financial system positively contributes to the process of technological diffusion [...] Read more Okoh, Johnson Ifeanyi, PhD.&Inua, Ofe Iwiyisi, PhD. FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) AND ECONOMIC GROWTH NEXUS:EVIDENCE FROM NIGERIA The paper examined the nexus between Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and economic growth in Nigeria. Secondary data was used covering the period from 1980-2015. The time series data was subjected to preliminary tests of stationarity and confirmed fit for empirical use. [...] Read more Robert B. Keller MEASURING THE IMPACT OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIORS ON WORK DISABILITY PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT Increased rates of work disability and its associated costs have prompted businesses to develop innovative approaches to managing the health and productivity of the work force. The paper 1) provides practitioners with the results of research that demonstrates the [...] Read more
Omesi Israel, PhD. & Timah Benson Pyagbara CORPORATE BRAND AND FIRM PERFORMANCE OF DEPOSIT MONEY BANKS IN NIGERIA The study examined the effect of corporate brand on firm performance of Deposit Money Banks in Nigeria. Advertising cost was used as the proxy for corporate brand, while return on assets, return on equity and earnings per share were the proxies for firm performance. The [...] Read more
Menstro N. Uprdo WHAT MATTERS FOR FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENT? CAPITAL CONTROLS, INSTITUTIONS, AND INTERACTIONS We extend our focu on the links between capital account liberalization, legal and institutional development, and financial development, especially that in equity markets. In a panel data analysis encompassing 108 countries and twenty years ranging from 1980 to 2000, we explore [...] Read more
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