by Derrick M. Nault, editor

130 pages

Published twice yearly, the Asia Journal of Global Studies (AJGS) is the official journal of the Asia Association for Global Studies (AAGS). The journal features research articles on Asia and other world regions from an Asian perspective. AJGS' other regular offerings include guest columns by global studies experts in Asia, reader commentaries, and book reviews. Multidisciplinary in scope, AJGS accepts contributions from authors with backgrounds in the humanities and social sciences. The journal encourages historians, political scientists, sociologists, anthropologists, linguists, philosophers and others to submit their work for consideration. It particularly welcomes research that dissolves academic boundaries, looks beyond traditional notions of the nation state, and aims for a holis...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (series editor)

38 pages

CONTENTS 1. Rationale of Polygamy in Effective Management of Agricultural Workforce in a Developing Countryby Young O. Dimkpah et al. 2. Employment Equity and Affirmative Action in the Context of South Africa: Some Reflections after Two Decades of Democracyby Paresh Soni et al. 3. An Evaluation of the Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Selected Externally Funded Health Sector NGOs in Windhoek, Namibiaby Naemi Patemoshela Heita et al. About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3480 The peer-reviewed biannual International Journal of Cross-Cultural Studies (IJCCS) is a specialization in anthropology, sociology, psychology, economics, and political science which uses field data from many societies to examine the scope of human behaviour and test hypotheses about human behaviour and culture. Cr...

by Siddhartha Sarkar

49 pages

CONTENTS: 1. Participation of Slum Women in Family Planning Programme in India: A Case Studyby Sangeetha R. Mane 2. Immigration from Bangladesh to India: Causes, Consequences and Policyby Pranati Datta 3. Demographic Ageing and Migration in Europe: Trends and Policy Optionsby Falendra Kumar Sudan 4. A Model for Technical and Economic Efficiency of Cement Production in Nigeria in the Presence of Multicollinearity: Lessons and Policy Optionsby O.S Adesina et al Click here to download full PDF edition of this issue (free limited time open access) About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3480 International Journal of Mainstream Social Science (IJMSS) is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed biannual journal devoted to publishing research papers in all related fields of social sciences. The Journal in...

Asia Journal of Global Studies

Vol. 3, Nos. 1 & 2

by Derrick M. Nault, editor

123 pages

The Asia Journal of Global Studies (AJGS) is the official journal of the Japan-based Asia Association for Global Studies (AAGS). The journal features research articles on Asia and other world regions from an Asian regional perspective. AJGS' other regular offerings include guest columns by global studies experts in Asia, reader commentaries, and book reviews. Multidisciplinary in scope, AJGS accepts contributions from authors with backgrounds in the humanities and social sciences. The journal encourages historians, political scientists, sociologists, anthropologists, linguists, philosophers and others to submit their work for consideration. It particularly welcomes research that dissolves academic boundaries, looks beyond traditional notions of the nation state, and aims for a holistic ...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (series editor)

72 pages

CONTENTS 1. The Interactions between Entrepreneurial Orientation, Firm Resources and the Performance of Tourist Accommodations in the Central Region of Ghanaby Senyo Agbegblewu et al. 2. The Impact of Funding on the Sustainability of the Legal Assistance Centre, Namibiaby Vasisee Kuvare et al 3. Local Public Finance as a Determinant of Housing Values in Californiaby Frederick J. Oerther et al. 4. Historicity of Igbo Economic Relations, Resilience and Challenges in Post Civil War Era in Northern Nigeria by Lenshie, Nsemba Edward et al. About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3464 Organization development activities intervene in the interactions of human resource systems such as formal and informal groups, work culture and climate, and organization design to increase their effectiveness using...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (series editor)

62 pages

CONTENTS: 1. An Evaluation of the Quality of Service Delivery in a Government Hospital in Lesothoby Akinyele Emmanuel Akinola et al. 2. The Power of Choice by Harini Natraj et al. 3. Growth Performance of Electronics Manufacturing Industry in India from 1981 to 2011by Aditi Niyogi 4.Education Review by Enver Motala and Salim Vallyby Anis Mahomed Karodia About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3537 A peer-reviewed International Journal of Afro-Asian Studies (IJAAS) presents a scholarly account of studies of individuals and societies in Africa and Asia. Its scope is to publish original research by social scientists in the area of anthropology, sociology, economics, political science and related social sciences about African and Asian societies and cultures and their relationships. The journal ...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (Series Editor)

54 pages

CONTENTS: 1.Credit in Mathematics in Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations as a Predictor of Success in Universities in Ondo and Ekiti by T.O. Adeyemi 2.Employee Engagement: A Canvas of Empirical Studies by D. Pradeep Kumar and G. Swetha 3.Re-Branding and Managing Conflicts among Academic Staff of Nigerian Universities: Sociological and Psychological Perspective by C.A. Akinfolarin and Jude M.Akomolafe 4.Low Skilled Labours in India and Role of Education Sector, Government and Corporate Sector by Vidya Gawali and Santosh Ghalage Click here to download full PDF edition of this issue (free limited time open access) About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3480 International Journal of Mainstream Social Science (IJMSS) is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed biannual journal devoted to ...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (series editor)

58 pages

CONTENTS 1. An Investigation of the Diversified Benefits of Hedge Fund Investments in South Africa at NFD Private Wealth Managementby Suraj Haruna et al. 2. Drivers of International Business and Holiday Tourism in Ghana:A Nonparametric Approachby Isaac Bentum-Ennin 3. An Econometric Analysis of COMESA Exports and Economic Growth Performance during 1980-2010by Henry Tumwebaze Karamuriro About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3456 International Journal of Economics and Business Studies (IJEBS) is a peer-reviewed journal, which is intended not only to promote the discussion on challenging economic and business issues at applied and policy levels but also to disseminate research information and knowledge in latest developments in business and economics. The main objective of IJEBS is to provide...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (series editor)

68 pages

CONTENTS 1. Evaluation of Municipal Managers' Roles in Strategic Implementation: A Study of Matatiele Municipality in South Africaby Samuel M. Lehanya et al. 2. Nexus of Trafficking and Migration Issuesby Siddhartha Sarkar 3. Perceptions of Senior Staff on Empowerment Strategies in a Tertiary Institution in Ghanaby Rosemond Boohene et al 4. Western Cinema and the Work of Empire: Turning the Spotlight on the Orientby Wincharles Coker 5. Babyfacedness: Sometimes a Plus Sometimes a Minus for Male Attractiveness Ratingsby Don R. Osborn About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3480 The peer-reviewed biannual International Journal of Cross-Cultural Studies (IJCCS) is a specialization in anthropology, sociology, psychology, economics, and political science which uses field data from many societi...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (series editor)

75 pages

CONTENTS: 1. Democratization and Corruption in a Religious Society: The Nigerian Experience by A. G. Alamu 2. Impacts of Social Capital on Household Consumption Expenditure in Rural Kenya: An Instrumental Variable Approach by Gabriel N. Kirori, Jane W. Kabubo Mariara and Tabitha W. Kiriti Nganga 3. Trafficking and Illegal Female Nepali Migration in India, by Pranati Datta 4. Sustainable Land Management in a Bid to Alleviate Poverty and Prevent Deforestation in Kenya, by Salome N. Wangalachi 5. Trafficking in Women and Children to India and Thailand: Characteristics, Trends and Policy Issues, by Siddhartha Sarkar Click here to download full PDF edition of this issue (free limited time open access) About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3537 A peer-reviewed International Journal of Afro-Asia...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (series editor)

108 pages

CONTENTS: 1. Measuring Changes in Liquidity Using the Bid-offer Price Proxy: Determinants of Liquidity in the United Kingdom Gilt Market by Moorad Choudhry 2. Impact of Electronic Tax Registers on VAT Compliance: A Study of Kenyan Private Business Firms by I. K. Naibei and E. M. Siringi 3. Foreign Direct Investment Inflows, Merchandize Trade and Economic Growth in India: An Analytical Study by Mousumi Bhattacharya 4. Extension of Technology Adoption Model (TAM) Intention to Use Internet Banking: Evidence from India by V.V.Ravi Kumar, S.K. Bose and P.V.Raghavan 5. Assessment of the Impact of Financial Risk and Market Variables on Expert Investment Preferences in Colombo Stock Exchange by M. M. Fonseka, A.M.T.P. Athauda and G. L. Tian 6. Assessing the Impact of Microfinance ...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (series editor)

59 pages

CONTENTS 1. Determinants of Uganda's Export Performance: A Gravity Model Analysisby Henry Karamuriro Tumwebaze et al. 2. Indicators of Stock Market Development in Botswanaby Goabaone Otisitswe et al. 3. Performance of Microfinance and Entrepreneurship in Botswana: The Role of Trustby Linnea Molin 4. Contractual Arrangements among Wholesale Traders in Vegetable Chains in Lushoto District, Tanzania Geraldineby Arbogast Rasheli About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3456 International Journal of Economics and Business Studies (IJEBS) is a peer-reviewed journal, which is intended not only to promote the discussion on challenging economic and business issues at applied and policy levels but also to disseminate research information and knowledge in latest developments in business and economics...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (series editor)

58 pages

CONTENTS 1.A Study on the Financial Performance Analysis of Indian ITC Company during 2002 to 2012by Abirami Devi Sivakumar et al. 2. Price to Book Value Ratio and Financial Statement Variables: A Study of Companies Quoted at Nairobi Securities Exchange, Kenyaby Kenneth Marangu et al. 3. Impact of Performance Appraisal System on Employee Motivation: With Special Reference to a Multi-Specialty Hospital in Keralaby Ushus Mathew et al. 4. Factors Affecting Growth of SACCOs within the Agricultural Sector in Kenya: A Case of Meru Farmers SACCOsby Faith NgugiNkuru About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3499 The International Journal of Finance and Policy Analysis (IJFPA) aims to publish high-quality papers that are of interest to academicians and practitioners. IJFPA is peer-reviewed and publish...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (series editor)

47 pages

CONTENTS: 1. Locating Ecological Sensibility: An Insight into The Hungry Tideby Malabika Sinha 2. Confronting the Challenge of Internal Displacement in Nigeria: A Social Protection Policy Approachby Kingsley Onyemekara Emecheta et al. 3. Inter-Party Conflict in Bangladesh: A Theoretical Overviewby Md. Moynul Haque 4. Malaysian and Nigerian Foreign Policy in Comparative Perspectiveby Michael B. Aleyomi et al. About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3537 A peer-reviewed International Journal of Afro-Asian Studies (IJAAS) presents a scholarly account of studies of individuals and societies in Africa and Asia. Its scope is to publish original research by social scientists in the area of anthropology, sociology, economics, political science and related social sciences about African and Asian socie...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (series editor)

37 pages

CONTENTS: 1. Concept, Strategy, and Statistics of Data Analysis with Continuous Moderator Variables in Multiple Regression Modeling by Mohammed Al- Azdee 2. The Interaction between Entrepreneurial Orientation, Firm Resources and the Performance of Tourist Accommodation Establishments in the Central Region of Ghanaby Senyo Agbeblewu and Rosemond Boohene 3. Modeling of Fourier Elimination Technique for Multi-objective Fractional Programming Problemby Sanjay Jain About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3472 The applicability of quantitative methods in social science research has gained much more attention to many researchers and policy makers, and there is much enduring discussion and debate across the social science disciplines, which feeds into the development of new approaches to soci...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (series editor)

61 pages

CONTENTS: 1. Global Scenarios of Polymer Bank Notesby Srivasan Chinnammai 2. Critical Analysis of Company Perceptions on Graduate Employability Skills: The Perspectives of Employers in the UKby Mercy V. Chaita 3. The Nexus between National Healthcare, National Health Insurance of and Private Healthcare: A Clarion Call from the Periphery the South African Management Sectorby Stanton Thomas et al. 4. Comprehending Rising Food Prices: A Threat to Global Security and Human Sustainabilityby Paresh Soni et al. About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3510 A biannual peer-reviewed journal, the International Journal of Economic and Political Integration (IJEPI) is the forum where there is an exchange of ideas across thesocial science disciplines - political scientists debate with economists, sociolo...

by Friday Okonofua (editor)

148 pages

African Journal of Reproductive Health (AJRH) is a multidisciplinary and international Journal published quarterly (March, June, September, and December) by the Women's Health and Action Research Centre (a Non-governmental Organization with headquarters in Nigeria). The publication of the journal started in 1997. As of June 2015, 61 editions have been published. The journal focuses on publishing original research, comprehensive review articles, short reports and commentaries on reproductive health in Africa. It strives to provide a forum for both African and foreign authors working in Africa to share findings about all aspects of reproductive health and also to disseminate innovative, relevant, and useful information on reproductive health throughout the continent. African Journal o...

Research Journal of Germanic Antiquity

A Western Esoteric Journal Vol.2, No.3

by Jeffrey D. Lavoie (editor)

84 pages

Founded in 2011, the Research Journal of Germanic Antiquity is an independent scholarly journal devoted to preserving, translating, and circulating all early modern German religious texts (16th - 20th century). The underlying goal of this journal is to reprint rare German publications to introduce them to a new generation of researchers while placing them into their historical context. This journal also seeks to publish articles on the subject of Western Esotericism including but not limited to Ariosophy, Atlanteology, Theosophy, Freemasonry, Rosicrucianism, Spiritualism, Norse mythology, Mesmerism, etc. We especially encourage the submission of articles that engage the subject of racism within these traditions.

by Siddhartha Sarkar (series editor)

60 pages

CONTENTS 1. An Evaluation of South African Consumer Credit Legislative Policies and Compliance: A Case Study of a Credit Provider Company, Durbanby Bronwyn Barnes et al. 2. Capital Mobility and Financial Crisesby Alexander G. Kondeas 3.Value versus Growth Share Returns: The Case for Companies Listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchangeby Narendra Bhana 4. The Egyptian Food Bank: Is it Sustainable? Is it Exportable?by Rania Miniesy About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3499 The International Journal of Finance and Policy Analysis (IJFPA) aims to publish high-quality papers that are of interest to academicians and practitioners. IJFPA is peer-reviewed and publishes both applied and theoretical papers bi-annually. The journal only considers original manuscripts for publication. IJFPA welcomes co...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (series editor)

46 pages

CONTENTS: 1. Self Help Group: A Stepping Stone for Women Empowerment in a Dalit Community of Odisha, Indiaby Itishree Padhi 2. Exemplifying Land and Water Grabs in Africa: The Case Studies of Mozambique, Congo-Brazzaville and Ethiopiaby Dhiru Soni et al. 3. Economic Isues,Theoretical Considerations and Policy Bouquet on the Collection of Oil Rents in Nigeriaby Emmanual Osikhena Aviomoh et al. About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3480 The peer-reviewed biannual International Journal of Cross-Cultural Studies (IJCCS) is a specialization in anthropology, sociology, psychology, economics, and political science which uses field data from many societies to examine the scope of human behaviour and test hypotheses about human behaviour and culture. Cross-Cultural research refers to empirical st...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (series editor)

38 pages

CONTENTS: 1. Unpacking the Legitimacy and Recognition of States: The Historical Case of the Erstwhile Republic of Bophuthatswanaby Anis Mahomed Karodia et al. 2. Wife Battering: A Case Study in a Dalit Community of Odisha, Indiaby Itishree Padhi 3. A Study on Work Life Balance to Improve the Productivity and Employee Retention at Saudi Aramcoby Abirami Devi Sivakumar & Siddhartha Sarkar About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3448 International Journal of Mainstream Social Science (IJMSS) is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed biannual journal devoted to publishing research papers in all related fields of social sciences. The Journal invites the submission of manuscripts in anthropology, sociology, human geography, economics, history, environmental studies, business administration, home ...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (series editor)

33 pages

CONTENTS: 1. Getting the Branding Strategy Right for British Firms to Re-penetrate African Emerging Consumer Markets: The Case of Waitroseby Akinseye Olatokunbo Aluko & Gbadebo Olusegun Odularu 2. Employee Motivation, Competency Development and Organizational Climate for Growth of Banking Sectorby Naresh Nagpal et al. 3. The Business Education Debate in South Africa: The Master of Business Administration Degree Versus The Master of Artsby Anis Mahomed Karodia About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3502 The driving force behind the cluster effort for a biannual peer-reviewed International Journal of Management and Transformation (IJMT) is in search of better perceptive of management-transformation-development policy linkages. The journal is designed within a distinctive, interdisciplina...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (series editor)

36 pages

CONTENTS: 1. Assessment of E-Marketing Strategies among Agribusiness Firms in Ota Metropolis, Ogun State, Nigeriaby Adegbuyi. O. A. 2. A Game-Theoretic Approach to Agricultural Trade Liberalization Strategies between SSA & EUby K. Chikhuri 3. Land and Water: The Transversal Consequences of Land Grabs in Africaby Dhiru Soni et al. About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3464 Organization development activities intervene in the interactions of human resource systems such as formal and informal groups, work culture and climate, and organization design to increase their effectiveness using a variety of applied behavioral sciences. Organizational development is an ongoing, systematic process to implement effective change in an organization. Organizational development is known as both a field of...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (series editor)

118 pages

CONTENTS: 1.Implications of the Influence of Traditional African Education on Technical Vocational and Agricultural Education in Ghana by K. G. Badu 2.The Role of Emotion in Life by Siddharth Jain and Dwarak Leelaram 3.Accounting for the Determinants Affecting the Rise of Rural Non-farm Sector in India by Sumona Ghosh 4.A Study of Hospitality Industry’s Gap Perception on Education and Training Provided in HMCT Institutes by Vandana Mahajani and Ritu Bhattacharyya 5. Teacher Shortages and Surpluses in Senior Secondary Schools in Ondo State, Nigeria: A Critical Review by T. O. Adeyemi 6. Eradication of Rural Poverty through Women Self-Help Groups in Karnataka by M.Madhumathi 7. Marginalization of Himalayan Pastoralists and Exclusion from their Traditional Habitat: A Case S...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (Series Editor)

102 pages

CONTENTS: 1.User Perception of Automatic Ticket Vending Machine: A Study of Indian Southern Railway by T.K.Murugesan and A.Ramachandran 2. Methods of Voting System and Manipulation of Voting by J. N. Islam, H. K. Mohajan and P. Moolio 3. Assessment of Impact of Effectiveness of Advertising in Telecom Service Sector In India by P.K. Agarwal, Pradeep Kumar and Swati Gupta 4. Demystifying NPAs on Education Loan: An Empirical Analysis by B. C. M. Patnaik, Ipseeta Satpathy and Aroop Kumar Mohapatra 5.The Gendered Nature of Small Business Environment in Ghana: A Research Agenda by Rosemond Boohene 6.A Study on Job Stress of the Employees with Reference to Banking Sector by Kanagaluru Sai Kumar 7. Competitiveness and Its Impact on Research and Development in Indian Automobile Industry by ...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (Series Editor)

108 pages

CONTENTS: 1.Macroeconomic Convergence in Economic Community of West African States: Evidence from Cointegration Test by D.O. Olayungbo and D. O. Yinusa 2. Re-examining Export-led Growth Hypothesis: A Review of Literature by Rajwant Kaur and A.S.Sidhu 3. Corruption and the Size of the Government: A Panel Analysis by William R. DiPietro 4. Reliability Estimation for Summer Air Conditioner with Priority Repairs by D. N. Mishra and G. S. Sandhu 5. How Does the Processor’s Vertical Integration Impact the Ivorian Coffee Producer Price? by B. Benoit Malan 6. Indian Wine Industry: A Study by Radha Raghuramapatruni and V.R.Reddy 7. Implementation of Social Security and National Insurance Trust Student Loan Scheme in the University of Cape Coast by Luke A. Akaguri and John V. Mensah...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (Series Editor)

65 pages

CONTENTS: 1. Action Intervention to Provide Health Care Services to the Rural Poor in India by V. B.Annigeri, N. S. Nayak, A.R. Kulkarni and D. R. Revankar 2. Computerization of Rural and Community in Southern Ghana: Clients’ Perception by James Atta Peprah and Camara Kwasi Obeng 3.Self-Financing Engineering Education in Tamil Nadu: Salient Characteristics and Major Issues by P. Geetha Rani 4.The Okonko Ethos in Igboland and Issue of Poverty: An Overview by Patrick Uchenna Nwosu 5.Urbanization and Loss of Traditional Ecological Knowledge: Lessons From Rumuodomaya Community in Rivers State by Raimi Lasisi and Alfred S. Ekpenyong Click here to download full PDF edition of this issue (free limited time open access) About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3480 The peer-reviewed biannua...

by Siddhartha Sarkar

36 pages

CONTENTS: 1.Causes of Attrition Rate in Information Technology and its Enabled Service Sector by B. Adhinarayanan and K.Balanaga Gurunathan 2.Institutional Building for Business Organization by Bharti Venkatesh 3. Re-branding and its Axiological Context: Nietzsche’s ‘Transvaluation’ Approach by O. G. Idjakpo and Sunday Layi Oladipupo 4.Comprehensive Study on Strategies of Share Brokers by K.C.John Sasi Kumar and P. Vikkraman Click here to download full PDF edition of this issue (free limited time open access) About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3464 Organization development activities intervene in the interactions of human resource systems such as formal and informal groups, work culture and climate, and organization design to increase their effectiveness using a variety of...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (Series Editor)

54 pages

CONTENTS: 1.Determinants of Kenyan Exports: A Gravity Model Approach by M. N. Orindi 2. Quality of Customer Service in Public Sector Banks in India by G. Rama Krishna,M. Madhu Lincoln and K. Venu Gopal Rao 3.Access to Credit and Technical Efficiency of Vegetable Growers in Mfantsiman District of Ghana by James Atta Peprah 4.Consumer Perception, Attitudes and Awareness of Green Products: A Study of Consumer Goods by H. C. Purohit Click here to download full PDF edition of this issue (free limited time open access) About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3510 A biannual peer-reviewed journal, the International Journal of Economic and Political Integration (IJEPI) is the forum where there is an exchange of ideas across thesocial science disciplines - political scientists debate with eco...

by Siddhartha Sarkar (series editor)

47 pages

CONTENTS 1. Climate and Administrative Effectiveness in Nigerian School: by T.O. Adeyemi & F.O. Olaleye 2. The Land Question in Africa: Reinventing Exploitation, Engendering - Displacement and Foreboding Catastrophe by Anis Mahomed Karodia et al. 3. Effective Teaching of Health Education in Nigeriaby R. Bolarinwa 4. Fleeting Moments in the Exchange Rate Regimes of South Africa: Tracking the Yo-Yo Effect Since 1961by Olivier Niyitegeka et al. About the Journal: ISSN 0974-3537 A peer-reviewed International Journal of Afro-Asian Studies (IJAAS) presents a scholarly account of studies of individuals and societies in Africa and Asia. Its scope is to publish original research by social scientists in the area of anthropology, sociology, economics, political science and related social sci...