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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 […]

Critical Success Factors in ERP Systems Implementation: the case of medium and small sized Enterprises

20 March 2015

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems cover today a wide area of IT applications aimed at optimizing resources within an Organisation. In deciding whether to use an ERP and then the appropriate type of ERP system and software for a specific Organisation, a number of parameters and critical success factors have to be taken into account. […]

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Posted in Applied Economics, Business Management, Vol. IV / 2015, Volume IV, Issue no. 2

Main drivers of tax revenue in Uganda: Does the agriculture sector in its current form qualify for taxation?

20 March 2015

Uganda, like many sub-Saharan African countries, experiences inadequate tax revenue to match its public expenditure. Using Time series data for the period from 1987/88 to 2010/11, the major objective of this study is to analyse the main drivers of tax revenue in Uganda with particular focus on the agricultural sector. To achieve this objective, two […]

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About the relationship between income inequality and health: Long term perspectives

20 March 2015

The relationship between income inequality and health is of great interest both from political and scientific points of view. This paper provides new evidence in order to explore the impact of economic crisis on income inequality and population health. New data are now available for the European Union countries and allow us to test different […]

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Predicting the Diameters and the Mass of Golden Delicious Apple Fruits Using Growing Degree Days

20 January 2015

A two-year study (2012 -2013) was performed in an apple orchard of Devoll District, Albania, to develop predictive tables for size and mass of Golden Delicious cultivar fruits. Five trees of same age and vigour were chosen, and in each tree forty fruits were randomly selected and tagged. Fruit diameters were measured on a weekly […]

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Posted in Applied Economics, Business Management, Vol. IV / 2015, Volume IV, Issue no. 1

Simultaneous Optimization of Response Surfaces: Using Variance Weighted Gradient

20 January 2015

In the literature, several method for solving multiple response simultaneous optimizations problems have been adopted such as desirability function approach, weighted mean square error approach etc. In this study a variance weighted gradient approach is developed for a simultaneous optimization of an n-variate polynomial response functions defined on a single feasible region. This method uses […]

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Two Variance Modulated Methods for Solving Optimization Problems

20 January 2015

Two sequential methods for locating the optimum of a constrained or unconstrained objective function are introduced. These methods converge globally and require no numerical evaluation of the objective function.

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The Impact of Social Networks on Innovation: The Case of European Regions

20 January 2015

This research analyzes the relationship between the use of social networks and the generation of innovations in European regions through a production function of innovations using human capital, technological capital and virtual relational capital with the new theoretical approach. For this, it is estimated an econometric model of panel data for the period 2007-2011 and […]

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A Structural Approach to Supply Chain Integration Process

20 November 2014

The competitiveness and dynamics of business environment today expose firms to many challenges. They are part of a whole chain of entities and activities that create goods and services and make them available to customers. Implementation of supply chain management techniques requires thorough integration of processes between supply chain partners in all functional areas, including […]

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Posted in Applied Economics, Business Management, Vol. III / 2014, Volume III, Issue no. 6

How Vertical Exchanges in it Organizations Encourage the Sharing of Knowledge and the Mediating Influence of Trust and Reciprocity

20 November 2014

The influence of leader-member exchange relationships was examined in this study to determine the influence that they may have on the sharing of tacit knowledge by workers in the organization. While prior research has indicated that leadership style can influence the sharing of knowledge, the ability of the leader-member relationship has not been examined to […]

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Designing and Implementation Iraqi E-Government Front Office Online System

20 November 2014

Electronic Government (e-Government) is a simple-identified phenomenon in globally. E-Government (front office) is the application of information technology through average person field companies to obtain to its people in the current and effective technique (Al-Taie, M. Z. and S. Kadry). In 2003, Iraq began the establishment of electronic government with the help of the Italian […]

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