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Absorptive Capacity and Innovativeness in Technological Environments: an Analysis in the Light of Theory Short Sale Spillovers: Are Short Sales Like Foreclosures? An Analysis of India’s Capital Flows from 1991 to 2013 Deficit Financing, Money Growth and Consumer Price Index: A Comparative  Study of Nigeria and United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) Economic Performances
 

Absorptive Capacity and Innovativeness in Technological Environments: an Analysis in the Light of Theory

This paper presents an analysis in the form of a theoretical essay that approaches absorptive capacity as a promoter of organizational innovativeness in which all of the many different activities involved in knowledge management should be capable of promoting intra- organizational innovation. From this perspective, it is considered that absorptive capacity is related to market […]

Short Sale Spillovers: Are Short Sales Like Foreclosures?

While the negative impact of foreclosure sales on nearby residential properties is well established, the same is not true for research on short sales. Here, the authors wish to investigate whether short sales—which have some similarities but also important differences with foreclosures—have a similar, negative external effect. Since one of the potential sources of a […]

An Analysis of India’s Capital Flows from 1991 to 2013

This article attempts to explain India’s capital flows in terms of India’s economic policies in relation to the external sector of the economy. A Pyramid Model of Growth Process PMGP) is used to examine policies and their influence on capital flows. The pyramid model is layered with credibility, credit, capital, and confidence. When all elements […]

Deficit Financing, Money Growth and Consumer Price Index: A Comparative Study of Nigeria and United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) Economic Performances

The study examines the interaction among Deficit financing, Money supply and Consumer Price Index. The study establishes long-run relationship among the variables in Nigeria, after employing Johansen Maximumlikehood Cointegration test. The study further carried-out Vector Error Correct model (VECM) of the system. The result of a VECM in Nigeria shows that money Supply (MS) provides […]

Procyclical Behavior of Institutional Investors during the Recent Financial Crisis: Causes, Impacts, and Challenges

20 May 2014

The global financial crisis caught many financial market participants by surprise. Institutional investors, by and large, were no exception. As the crisis intensified, concerns about capital preservation arose, and several investors responded by abandoning long-term investment strategies, reducing risk exposures, and switching to safer asset classes, usually with the intention to switch back as soon […]

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Posted in Applied Economics, Volume III, Issue no. 3

Accounting Process and Economic Investment Choices

20 May 2014

Accounting techniques as social norms and kind reflection vector describe the society conventions and principles. This societal reflects let it more complex and esoteric. Accounting seems a buildings assortment, historically dated and generating economic effects as a mechanism for tracking and remote monitoring the economic activity evolution. Accounting science is rooted, it is no longer […]

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Posted in Business Management, Volume III, Issue no. 3

Logistics Management in the Era of Supply Chain Management – A Gap in Academic Literature

20 May 2014

This paper aims to contribute to the decades-long debate about the relationships between logistics and supply chain management. Although the terminology has developed over time to achieve much higher level of clarity, the authors of this paper would argue that some of this evolution has also introduced new problems in reaching a unified understanding of […]

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Posted in Business Management, Volume III, Issue no. 3

Risk Analysis in High – Growth Market – Certain Novel Facts in Market Analysis

20 May 2014

The paper entails certain novel facts in market analysis related to risks associated with super competitor late entry, price instability, resource constraints and low market growth rate of a product. The statistical based justifications suffice the significance of the proposed claims.

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Posted in Applied Economics, Business Management, Volume III, Issue no. 3

The Child’s Attitude towards the Advertising Message: Effects of the Mood Induced by the Programming Context and of the Position of the Advertisement on the Screen

20 March 2014

Despite the importance of research works conducted in the field of marketing and children, only a few of them have examined the effects of the television programming context on the persuasion process. Our research aims to fill this gap by trying to understand the way and the direction in which the mood induced by a […]

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Posted in Applied Economics, Volume III, Issue no. 2

Financial Ratios Analysis of Retail Commerce in Mexico for Reference in SMEs (2006-2012)

20 March 2014

Financial analysis is a tool of interest for SMEs owners in Mexico. Financial ratios or financial reasons are indicators that are applied for business analysis in this stratification of companies; however, they don’t have a sectorial analysis of reference that allows them to define objectives to perform monitoring. Most businessmen are unfamiliar to the financial […]

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Posted in Applied Economics, Volume III, Issue no. 2

A Framework for Improving Capabilities of Tanzanian Contracting Parties Practices through Adopting Three Philosophies: Lean, BPR and the Capability Maturity Model

20 March 2014

In Tanzania, construction industry is very slow in adapting technologies as well as the management philosophy. As such, it is plagued with problems associated with poor process management. It is normal for projects in the country to register huge time overrun, budget overrun that are associated with dissatisfactory quality and safety standards. More search of […]

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Posted in Business Management, Volume III, Issue no. 2

Information Provision of Orthopedic Acute Care Hospitals in Germany

20 March 2014

The asymmetrical distribution of information is one of the most discussed topics in health economics. Due to the fact that information is asymmetrically distributed we might consider a non-sovereign patient. As a consequence, competition between health care suppliers might be affected and market failures might occur. Nowadays, the internet plays an important role in the […]

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Posted in Business Management, Volume III, Issue no. 2

Ethics in Accountability Relationships

20 January 2014

In corporate governance, professional accounting and auditing bodies, the different agents are constantly faced with ethical problems and, hence, with the need to carry out independent judgments that do not prevent them from discharging their public responsibilities. In the light of this, the objective of this research is to better understand the perceptions of Portuguese […]

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Posted in Volume III, Issue no. 1

Reflections on the New Social Risks in the European Union

20 January 2014

This study contains analysis into the phenomenon of new social risks as a product of an entire range of culturally, economically, demographically and socially important factors that deepen the contrasts across society and in the lives of individuals. Analysis is directed towards explaining the consequences of the arrival of new social risks conditioned by the […]

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Posted in Volume III, Issue no. 1