Asia Pacific Journal of Advanced Business and Social Studies
The Asia Pacific Journal of Advanced Business and Social Studies strives to become the leading publication in projecting the advances in these two rapidly-expanding disciplines that have been closely associated for some time. By presenting articles from these two areas in a single publication, researchers and management executives from both disciplines will have the opportunity to benefit from an even closer interaction between the two fields.
As the primary publication for expanding business strategies, the Journal presents a vast scope of in-depth methodology and analysis, directly focusing on global business trends and advancements. The Social Studies component coordinates and offers foundational scholarly research and insights within the expansive spectrum of the Social Science categories. As the horizon of these sciences widens, and as they integrate more with business, it is imperative to demonstrate the relevant achievements and headway made in the diverse fields of application.
Business: The continual technological innovations, together with the endless capacity for globalized business they bring, are resulting in substantial and consistent growth within business ideology and techniques. Operating as the leading journal of business studies, the APJBSS gathers and publishes the most prominent findings and conclusions heralded by today’s worldwide business sector.
The Journal advocates traditional business concepts as well as contemporary strategies and progressive technology trends. Contemplative Macro/Microeconomics, Strategic Management Techniques, Marketing Scenarios and Entrepreneurship all coincide in the APJBSS, with e-Business, Recruitment and Selection, Performance Management and Strategic Finance subjects resulting in a diverse selection of advanced business-related studies, practical advancements and professional insights.
A successful micro business structure mirrors the key components of highly-functioning global business strategies. Each component within the structure lends itself to the advancement of economic trends and global trading. The Journal optimizes these diverse, yet comparable, platforms by offering an array of relevant business studies and innovations related to the extensive scope of trade and commerce practices worldwide. The publication reflects the revolutionary growth of Business Studies and strives to continue delivering information at the forefront of business matters.
Social Studies: Additionally, the APJBSS encompasses the most recent exploration and analysis relevant to the prosperity of the associated fields of Social Sciences. The professional research within its pages, regarding Sociology, Cross-Cultural Studies, Linguistics, Law, Archeology, Women’s Studies and beyond, projects a well-balanced range of scientific information and evaluation.
Fostering innovative ideas and progressive discoveries within the diverse realm of Social Science, the APJBSS documents the scholarly research, case studies, foundational realizations and professional headway that accelerate the growth and development of these respective areas of professional interest.
The Journal aims to lead the way by focusing its efforts on the collaboration, compilation and publication of these exciting advancements in the Social Sciences.
The intention of the Asia Pacific Journal of Advanced Business and Social Studies is to continuously exceed the standards of publication regarding development and research within the fields respective to business and social sciences.
Business: The Journal aims to continuously advance its tradition as a publication that fosters the foundational concepts, theories, methodologies and professional advancements contained within the breadth of global business. The inherent objective of the publication is to raise the stature of Business Studies by providing a platform for predominate research, progressive insights and respected professional concepts. The Journal publishes fundamental insights and developments associated with Business Studies, providing an ever-evolving platform for the betterment of business-oriented systems and traditions worldwide. Its focus on ethics, research and ideology allows the APJBSS to perpetuate its reputation as a highly-respected journal of business practices and studies. Additionally, its aim to continuously exceed better business practices gives the Journal its reputation for publishing all the most recent and relevant advancements and determinations of both micro and macro business practices.
Social Studies: The Journal’s breadth encompasses a wide array of social science categories, and it is the aim of the APJBSS to foster research and advancements within this vast scope, thereby advancing theoretic development, analysis, investigation and the practice of these significant Social Sciences. The Journal’s reputation depends upon its prominence as a respected journal of scholarly publications, and in disseminating significant advancements to reach the wide extensions of the Social Sciences. The APJBSS aims to be the world’s leading publication that reports the most recent theories, methodology, insights and advancements of Social Sciences and continues to pursue excellence both in content and publication.
Business: Accounting, Strategic Finance, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Strategic Management, Strategic Marketing, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Performance Management, Recruitment and Selection, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, International Business, Globalisation, Corporate Social Responsibility, E-business/E-commerce, Integrated Marketing Communication and Relationship Marketing.
Social Science: Anthropology, Archaeology, Area Studies, Cultural and Ethnic Studies, Communication Studies, Gender and Sexuality studies, Geography, History, Law, Linguistics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, International Relations, Development Studies, Population Studies, Journalism and Mass Communication, Corporate Governance, Cross-Cultural Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Public Administration, Philosophy, Women’s Studies, Religious Studies and Social Welfare Studies.
Associate Professor Jake Lynch
Associate Professor Peter Kriesler
Professor Robert Wright
Professor Elizabeth Fernandez
Professor Peter Curson
Professor Robert Taylor
Professor Herakles Polemarchakis
Associate Professor Evangelia (Lia) Marinakou
Assistant Professor Abdul-monem Mohammed Al-Shirawi
Call for Papers
Asia Pacific Institute of Advanced Research (APIAR) publishes a collection of double blind peer-reviewed journals covering many areas of Business, Education, Social Sciences, and Information and Communication Technology. APIAR invites submissions of high quality articles in these areas. Academics and researchers wishing to submit an article related to one of the above areas, should read the Guidelines to Authors and prepare manuscripts in accordance with those guidelines. All papers are double blind peer-reviewed, with internationally renowned reviewers ensuring that reviews are done in a timely manner and to the highest standards. These journals serve as a platform for the exchange of ideas among researchers around the world. All the journals are published biannually.
The management of APIAR encourages leading researchers, academics, consultants, scholars, practitioners and research students from their respective domains of interest around the world to publish their articles in its journals. All submissions will be peer reviewed and evaluated, based on originality, technical and/or research content, accuracy, readability and relevance to the journals. Submissions will be selected for publication based on technical merit, interest, applicability, and how well they fit into a coherent and balanced technical program.
Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to
Accounting, Strategic Finance, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Strategic Management, Strategic Marketing, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Development, Performance Management, Recruitment and Selection, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, International Business, Globalisation, Corporate Social Responsibility, E-business/E-commerce, Integrated Marketing Communication and Relationship Marketing.
The Asia Pacific Institute of Advanced Research (APIAR) endeavours to ensure that no form of unethical practice or behaviour is displayed or carried out by the authors, reviewers or editors.
Ethical policy for authors
Authors are required to:
- provide work that is original, unpublished, unduplicated and unplagiarised
- adequately acknowledge the materials used or quoted from other sources, using citations, mentions and/or permissions where required
- avoid violations or infringements of other authors’ and publishers’ rights
- avoid copying data from other sources without acknowledgement
- avoid using concocted, untrue or manipulated data or information
- use their own data or obtain permission to use data reproduced in their papers
- properly acknowledge funding sources
- avoid using any material that supports or promotes violence in society
- avoid any contact with the editor or reviewers for their work
- comply to all other ethical standards in their work and avoid any unethical or immoral conduct.
Ethical policy for reviewers
- should ensure that the work is original and unpublished
- must not make any contact with the author
- must maintain confidentiality and must not pass on or divulge any information contained in the work to any individual or organisation either for personal gain or to provide any benefit to another person or organisation
- must maintain impartiality during the review process and must not show any kind of bias in accepting or rejecting work
- must be fair and transparent
- should comply to all other ethical policies recommended by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) --http://publicationethics.org/ and/or the Council of Science Editors (CSE) --http://www.councilscienceeditors.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3331.
Ethical policy for editors
- must ensure that the author complies with all ethical issues and that publication ethics are not violated
- must not have any form of contact with the author
- must be fair, unbiased, impartial and transparent in accepting or rejecting a paper
- must not pass on or divulge any information to any person or institution for personal gain or for the gain of another person or institution
- must not pass any information about the reviewers to the authors
- must ensure that the reviewers comply to all ethical policies
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DEFINING CONTEXTUAL ADVANTAGE: EXPLORING THE CONTEXTUAL RELATION BETWEEN EFFECTUATION AND ENTREPRENURIAL MARKETING FOR CREATING NEW MARKETS EFFECTUALLY
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RISK MANAGEMENT IN DELIVERING COMPLEX RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS: A CASE OF THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES ARMED FORCES RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CENTER
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HOW WILL NZ’S CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY ESCALATE PRODUCTIVITY TO MEET THE LARGEST PREDICTED CONSTRUCTION DEMAND IN DECADES – AND IS A LEAN APPROACH ONE OF THE MAGIC BULLETS?
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THE MEDIATING ROLE OF UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY COLLABORATION ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT, INFRASTRUCTURE AND PERFORMANCE OF UNIVERSITIES IN KENYA.
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VOLUNTARY INTERNET FINANCIAL REPORTING BY LISTED COMPANIES IN EMERGING ECONOMIES: A STUDY OF KEY DETERMINANTS IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
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CREATING VALUE NETWORKS AT THE BASE OF THE PYRAMID: AN APPROACH TO ALLEVIATING POVERTY IN THE PHILIPPINES
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REGULATIONS FOR THE TRANS-FUNCTION OF AGRICULTURAL LAND INTO NON-AGRICULTURAL LAND IN CONTROLLING FOOD SECURITY IN INDONESIA.
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DEVELOPMENT BY WHOM? CSOS FOR SUSTAINABLE STRATEGIC INTERVENTION IN COMMUNITY-MANAGED DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES
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A CONGRUENCE IN AUGUSTINIAN AND MARXIST PHILOSOPHIES: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF SAINT AUGUSTINE’S AND KARL MARX’S VIEWS ON HISTORY
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STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND LOCAL GOVERNANCE PERFORMANCE IN THE CITY GOVERNMENT OF IMUS, CAVITE: AN EMPERICAL INVESTIGATION
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HOMELESS WOMEN AND SHELTER REGIMES: A GLIMPSE OF EVERYDAY PRACTICES THROUGH SOCIAL WORKERS’ NARRATIVES
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SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS OF STIsPERCEPTION AMONG ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS, PUBLIC HEALTH FACILITIES AND COMMUNITIES IN ISLAMABAD
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HOW SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES BECOME SUSTAINABLE IN GLOBAL BUSINESS (STAKEHOLDER APPROACH TO BUSINESS RESPONSIBILITY OF INDONESIAN SME PRACTICES)
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PARTICIPATION IN TAX E-FILING: CREATING OWNERSHIP SENSE OR REDUCE INDISTINCTNESS IN SYSTEM’S DESIGN?
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REINVIGORATING THE RELIGION OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP: EXAMINING THE INFLUENCE OF ISLAM ON BUSINESS DECISION-MAKING EXPERIENCE OF MICRO ENTREPRENEURS
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Effect of Human Capital Inequality and Income Inequality, Estimated by Generalized Method of Moment (GMM)
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THE ROLE OF INTERNAL CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN PROFESSIONAL SERVICE SECTOR: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY FROM KLANG VALLEY, MALAYSIA.
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THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF FISHER’S KNOWLEDGE TO MARINE FISHERIES MANAGEMENT A CASE STUDY OF A COASTAL COMMUNE IN VIETNAM
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QUESTIONS IN PARLIAMENTARY DISCOURSE DURING DIFFERENT RULING PERIODS IN TAIWAN: A NEO-POLITENESS-THEORETICAL ANALYSIS
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FACTORS AFFECTING THE CONFLICT BETWEEN FISHING COMMUNITY AND AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY: A CASE STUDY OF TAM GIANG LAGOON IN THE CENTRAL OF VIETNAM.
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