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Asia Pacific Journal of Advanced Business and Social Studies

Asia Pacific Journal of Advanced Business and Social Studies

Welcome

Introduction

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.

Objectives

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.

Journal Scope:

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.

Editorial Committee

Associate Professor Jake Lynch

Associate Professor Jake Lynch, The University of Sydney, Australia.

Associate Professor Peter Kriesler

Associate Professor Peter Kriesler, University of New South Wales, Australia.

Professor Robert Wright

Professor Robert Wright, The University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom.

Professor Elizabeth Fernandez

Professor Elizabeth Fernandez, University of New South Wales, Australia.

Professor Peter Curson

Professor Peter Curson, The University of Sydney, Australia.

Professor Robert Taylor

Professor Robert Taylor , University of Essex, United Kingdom.

Professor Herakles Polemarchakis

Professor Herakles Polemarchakis, The University of Warwick, United Kingdom.

Colin Beard

Colin Beard, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom.

Associate Professor Evangelia (Lia) Marinakou

Associate Professor Evangelia (Lia) Marinakou, Royal University of Women, Bahrain.

Assistant Professor Abdul-monem Mohammed Al-Shirawi

Assistant Professor Abdul-monem Mohammed Al-Shirawi, Ahlia University, Bahrain.

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

Journal Scope:

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.

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Author Guidelines

Papers should be original contributions and must not be under consideration for publication with any other journals at the same time. Full papers must contain the following:

  • title of the paper
  • name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s)
  • abstract (200–250 words) and
  • keywords (3–5 keywords, organised alphabetically).

The main text must include:

  • an introduction
  • research problem
  • review of the relevant literature
  • methodology
  • data analysis and
  • conclusion

The full paper should be a minimum of 4 pages and a maximum of 12 pages.

Authors should be willing to supply the reviewers with access to any data and calculations they may request during the review process. Papers should be in MS Word file format and submitted electronically to the Editorial Panel.

Authors are fully responsible for obtaining permissions and clearing any copyright issues relating to the content of their submissions. Each submission will be reviewed by two anonymous reviewers with expertise in the relevant field.

Please click on the following link to download the Full Paper Template.

Publication Ethics

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

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

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

Payments

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Archive

FINANCIAL AND OPERATING PERFORMANCE OF NEWLY PRIVATISED BANKS IN LAOS

Author details:

  • Sompasong Phommasane, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 01 - 08

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CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS OF MANAGEMENT STYLE IN FOOD INDUSTRY AND CONSUMER PRODUCTS RESPOND TO THE ASIAN ECONOMICS COMMUNITY

Author details:

  • Assoc. Prof. Natepanna Yavirach, Rajamangala University of Technology, Thanyaburi, Patumthani, Thailand.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 09 - 18

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COMPETITIVENESS AS A MODERATOR IN THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE COMPETITIVE PSYCHOLOGICAL CLIMATE AND THE BASIC PSYCHOLOGICAL NEED SATISFACTION

Author details:

  • Devani Laksmi Indyastuti, Universitas Jenderal Soedirman, Purwokerto, Indonesia.
  • T. Hani Handoko, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
  • B.M. Purwanto, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
  • Amin Wibowo, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 19 - 33

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PROPOSED SERVICE QUALITY IMPROVEMENT USING SERVQUAL METHOD AND IMPORTANCE PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS (IPA) OF SULTAN EXECUTIVE LOUNGE IN S.M BADARUDDIN II AIRPORT

Author details:

  • Aditya Julio, S.E,  Institute Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
  • DermawanWibisono, Institute Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia

 

Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 34 - 44

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ISSUES OF INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL MANAGEMENT IN PAKISTANI UNIVERSITIES: A CASE OF GOOD GOVERNANCE

Author details:

  • Professor Doctor Auragnzeb, Sindh Madressatual Islam University, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Sana Arz Bhutto, Sindh Madressatual Islam University, Karachi, Pakistan
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 45 - 56

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BUSINESS MODEL INNOVATION FOR INTERNATIONALIZATION: THE CASE OF THE CHINESE WIND TURBINE MANUFACTURER ENVISION

Author details:

  • Mike Danilovic, Halmstad University, Halmstad, Sweden
  • Carl Lind, Halmstad University, Halmstad, Sweden
  • Lihua Liu, Halmstad University, Halmstad, Sweden
  • Maya Hoveskog, Halmstad University, Halmstad, Sweden
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 57 - 68

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THEORY AND PRACTICE: DAMNED IF THEY DO, DAMNED IF THEY DON’T!

Author details:

  • John Davies, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 69 - 82

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BUSINESS STRATEGIES ADOPTED IN RESPONSE TO NATURAL DISASTERS: A CASE STUDY OF A HOTEL IN INDONESIA

Author details:

  • Jhagantini Palanivelu, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
  • Fathyah Hashim, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 83 - 91

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THE DEVELOPMENT OF MARKETING STRATEGIES OF TOURISM BUSINESS FOR MALE HOMOSEXUAL TARGET GROUPS IN BANGKOK

Author details:

  • Wichayanunth Porkha, University of Phayao, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Seri Wongmonta, University of Phayao, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Jusana Techakana, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 92 - 101

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LEARNING TO DEAL WITH IT: ONE CASE STUDY WORKFORCE’S PERCEPTION OF THE RISK OF CYBER BULLYING

Author details:

  • Dr Hazel BEADLE, University of Chichester, United Kingdom
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 102 - 111

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CONSTITUTIONAL PATRIOTISM BETWEEN FACTS AND NORMS

Author details:

  • Melis Menent, University of Sussex, United Kingdom
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 112 - 116

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ASSET MANAGEMENT BUILT STATE PROPERTY MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS / REHABILITATION MILD, ETHICS AND MARKET LAW

Author details:

  • António Cardoso, Auxiliary Professor Faculty of Architecture, Lisbon University – FAUL, Portugal
  • António Morais, Auxiliary Professor Faculty of Architecture, Lisbon University – FAUL, Portugal
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 117 - 122

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Published: July, 2016 | Editorial

ORGANIZATIONAL TRANSFORMATION AND ITS AFTER EFFECTS ON EMPLOYEES’ ATTITUDE: A STUDY ON POWER DISTRIBUTION

Author details:

  • Dr. SujitKumar, B.R. Ambedkar College, University of Delhi, India.
  • Manali Takkar, Research Scholar, Mewar University, Gangrar, India.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 01 - 12

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TEXT MESSAGE ADVERTISING AVOIDANCE: A COMPARISON BETWEEN LOCATION BASED TEXT MESSAGE ADVERTISING AND UNSOLICITED TEXT MESSAGE ADVERTISING

Author details:

  • Margaretha Habeahan, Universitas Indonesia.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 13 - 21

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THE EFFECT OF WEBSITE QUALITY ON REPURCHASE INTENTION IN TRAVEL AGENCY’S WEBSITE IN MALAYSIA

Author details:

  • Nurhanan Syafiah Abdul Razak, Management and Science University, Selangor, Malaysia.
  • Abd Halim Ahmad, Universiti Industri Selangor, Malaysia.
  • Malliga Marimuthu, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 22 - 30

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OWNERSHIP STRUCTURE, CORPORATE CONTROL AND DIVIDEND PAY-OUT IN CANADA

Author details:

  • Yoser Gadhoum, Ph.D, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, KSA.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 31 - 52

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FAMILY-CONTROLLED CHINESE LISTED CORPORATIONS AND EARNINGS MANAGEMENT

Author details:

  • Yongqing Li, Kean University, New Jersey, USA.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 53 - 83

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LINKAGE OF INFLUENCING VARIABLE PERFORMANCE IN SMALL MEDIUM ENTERPRISES (SMES): STUDY CASE AT CV. HANIMUN

Author details:

  • Prof. Dermawan Wibisono, MBA ITB, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Marthin Lukas S. Pakpahan, MBA ITB, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Shinta Asih M. Hutasoit, MBA ITB, Bandung, Indonesia
  • YudithPradipta, MBA ITB, Bandung, Indonesia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 84 - 90

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A REVIEW OF PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT USING THE BALANCED SCORECARD IN PUBLIC SECTOR

Author details:

  • Amanah Pasaribu, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia
  • M. Gilang Dwi Andika, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Reza Rachmanda, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Dermawan Wibisono, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 091 - 102

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STRATEGY MAP FORMULATION FOR DESIGNING STRATEGIC PLAN IN INDONESIAN TRANSPORTATION ORGANIZATION

Author details:

  • Fina Hafnika, Institute Technology of Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Okki Hamdani, Institute Technology of Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Roytama Januar Simbolon, Institute Technology of Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Dermawan Wibisono,  Institute Technology of Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 103 - 112

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ANALYSIS OF INTEGRATED PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT SYSTEM IN PT. X

Author details:

  • Yuki Gradiannisa, Institute Technology of Bandung,Bandung, Indonesia
  • Ni Made Yunita S., Institute Technology of Bandung,Bandung, Indonesia
  • Martua F. Purba, Institute Technology of Bandung,Bandung, Indonesia
  • Dermawan Wibisono, Institute Technology of Bandung,Bandung, Indonesia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 113 - 123

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FORMING CUSTOMER SATISFACTION INDEX BASED ON CUSTOMERPERSPECTIVE IN PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT FOR TUNEECA, ASTART-UP FASHION ONLINE BUSINESS

Author details:

  • Adlina Abtaliana, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB),Bandung, Indonesia
  • Innayah Nurlia Roza, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB),Bandung, Indonesia
  • Selvia Herlina, Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB),Bandung, Indonesia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 124 - 135

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A STUDY ON LINKAGES AMONG BALANCED SCORECARD PERSPECTIVES: THE CASE OF INDONESIAN LOCAL BANKS

Author details:

  • Rillyan N R, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia
  • GandaSatria, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Andi M Raihan R, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia
  • DermawanWibisono, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 136 - 147

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SERVICE QUALITY IN FITNESS CENTRES – EXAMINING THE DIMENSIONS

Author details:

  • Stefan Lagrosen, Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden
  • Yvonne Lagrosen, University West, Trollhattan, Sweden

 

Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 148 - 155

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DEVELOP BALANCED SCORECARD FROM KPI IN CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES (CASE STUDY: STATED-OWNED ENTERPRISE)

Author details:

  • Anindhyaguna Adhiprasangga, Institute Technology of Bandung, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia
  • Anindya Prawita Sari, Institute Technology of Bandung, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia
  • Talkah Widya Putra, Institute Technology of Bandung, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia
  • Prof. Dermawan Wibisono, Institute Technology of Bandung, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 156 - 166

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ANALYSIS OF EXTERNAL BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT’S IMPACT TO TELECOMMUNICATION COMPANY PERFORMANCE SYSTEM USING ANALYTIC NETWORK PROCESS (ANP)

Author details:

  • SIGIT TRI CAHYONO, Institute Teknologi Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia
  • GALIH LUTFIHADI PERDANA, Institute Teknologi Bandung, Bandung, Indonesia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 167 - 181

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WEB 2.0 TECHNOLOGIES’ INFLUENCE ON CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MARKETING

Author details:

  • Dr Tareq Rasul, Australian Institute of Business, Adelaide, Australia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 182 - 192

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LINKAGE COMPARISON OF TRAINING ALLOCATION AND EMPLOYEE PRODUCTIVITY AGAINST THE COMPANY’S PROFIT IN STATE-OWNED BANK IN INDONESIA

Author details:

  • Ricky Andreas Nooryandi, School of Business and Management, InstitutTeknologi Bandung, Indonesia
  • Kornelius A.M.Wiriadikarta, School of Business and Management, InstitutTeknologi Bandung, Indonesia
  • Dermawan Wibisono, School of Business and Management, InstitutTeknologi Bandung, Indonesia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 193 - 201

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THE EFFECT OF PROFITABILITY AND INFLATION ON STOCK RETURN AT PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES AT BEI IN THE PERIOD OF 2011-2014

Author details:

  • Anistia Nurhakim S, Telkom University, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Irni Yunita, Telkom University, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Aldilla Iradianty, Telkom University, Bandung, Indonesia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 202 - 210

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A MANAGERIAL PERSPECTIVE O F CO-BRANDING STRATEGY IN INDONESIAN FASHION INDUSTRY

Author details:

  • Wisnu Aryo Setio, School of Business and Management ITB, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Dina Dellyana, School of Business and Management ITB, Bandung, Indonesia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 211 - 221

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COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF RETURN ON OPTION CONTRACT SIMULATION WITH COVERED CALL WRITING STRATEGY AND PROTECTIVE PUT BUYING STRATEGY (STUDY ON JCI YEARS 2012-2014 IN INDONESIA STOCK EXCHANGE)

Author details:

  • Syahrul Rasyid, Telkom University, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Dadan Rahadian, Telkom University, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Anisah Firli, Telkom University, Bandung, Indonesia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 222 - 231

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THE EFFECT OF EXPERIENTIAL MARKETING TOWARDS CUSTOMER SATISFACTION ON ONLINE FASHION STORE IN INDONESIA

Author details:

  • Indrawati, Telkom University, Indonesia
  • Ulfa Shafira Fatharani, Telkom University, Indonesia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 232 - 241

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THE IMPACT OF CRUDE OIL AND NAPHTHA PRICE FALL DOWNS ON THE PETROCHEMICAL SECTOR IN SAUDI ARABIA

Author details:

  • Bader R. AL Onaizi, Saudi kayan an Affiliate of SABIC, KSA
  • Dr. Yousr Gadhoum, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, KSA
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 242 - 273

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EMPLOYEE TURNOVER IN THE MANUFACTURING ORGANIZATION: CASE OF THE EASTERN REGION OF SAUDI ARABIA

Author details:

  • Mohammed Rashid Al-Qahtani, Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corporation, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr. Yousr Gadhoum, Prince Mohammed Bin Fahd University, Saudi Arabia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 274 - 296

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A COMPARATIVE STUDY ABOUT THE INTEROPERABILITY OF MULTIFACETED EMPLOYEES’ EMPOWERMENT

Author details:

  • Umar Alshangiti, Maaden Phosphate Company, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr. Yousr Gadhoum, Prince Mohammed Bin Fahd University, Saudi Arabia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 297 - 319

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VOLATILITY SPILLOVER BETWEEN USD-IDR EXCHANGE RATE CHANGES AND INDONESIA STOCK INDEX

Author details:

  • Nisa Nur Arini, Telkom University, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Brady Rikumahu, Telkom University, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Adilla Iradianty, Telkom University, Bandung, Indonesia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 320 - 327

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JAPANESE FDI IN MALAYSIA AND OTHER ASIAN COUNTRIES: ARE THEY COINTEGRATED?

Author details:

  • Tajul Ariffin Masron, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 328 - 336

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INNOVATION THROUGH EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

Author details:

  • Dr. Venkoba Rao, Majan College (University College), Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 337 - 345

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COMPANY REPORTING TRANSPARENCY AND FIRM PERFORMANCE IN NIGERIA

Author details:

  • Adejoh Edogbanya, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok Kedah, Malaysia
  • HasnahKamardin, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok Kedah, Malaysia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 346 - 356

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A NUMERICAL APPROACH TO TRANSFORMATIVE CONSUMER RESEARCH FOR PERSONAL AND COLLECTIVE WELL-BEING

Author details:

  • Prof. Shahid M. Butt, Hamdard University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 357 - 364

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THE IMPACT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ON PUBLIC HEALTH EXPENDITURE IN MALAYSIA

Author details:

  • Hussin Abdullah, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Muhammad Azam, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Siti Khalijah Zakariya, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 365 - 379

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DEMAND-WISE COACH SERVICES FOR THE HOTEL INDUSTRY: A STRUCTURED APPROACH TO OUTSOURCING AND SHARING DECISIONS

Author details:

  • Philip Y L Wong, The Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hong Kong
  • Derek W C Leung, Transport Planner, WBG International Limited, Hong Kong
  • Billy Wong, Transport Planner, WBG International Limited, Hong Kong
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 380 - 391

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RESIDENTIAL FLAT RETROFIT: CHALLENGES OF ACHIEVING SUSTAINABILITY

Author details:

  • Philip Y L Wong, The Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hong Kong
  • W M Ho, The Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hong Kong
  • W S Cheung, Property Manager, Hong Kong
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 392 - 401

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STUDY ON THE NUTRITIONAL VALUES AND CUSTOMER ACCEPTANCE OF Lansium domesticum &Nephelium lappaceum NEWLY FERMENTED NATURAL FRUIT VINEGARS IN MALAYSIA

Author details:

  • Seri Intan Mokhtar, University Malaysia Kelantan, Jeli Campus, Kelantan, Malaysia
  • Faznira Zakaria, University Malaysia Kelantan, Jeli Campus, Kelantan, Malaysia
  • Mohammad Amizi A, University Malaysia Kelantan, Jeli Campus, Kelantan, Malaysia
  • Siow Woon Soon, University Malaysia Kelantan, Jeli Campus, Kelantan, Malaysia
  •  Nurshahida. A.S, University Malaysia Kelantan, Jeli Campus, Kelantan, Malaysia
  • Zul Ariff Abdul Latiff, University Malaysia Kelantan, Jeli Campus, Kelantan, Malaysia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 402 - 413

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COST OF IN-HOUSE VS OUTSOURCED FACILITIES MANAGEMENT SERVICES IN PUBLIC POLYTECHNICS IN GHANA

Author details:

  • Daniel Amos, Kumasi Polytechnic, Kumasi, Ghana
  • Andrews Gadzekpo, Kumasi Polytechnic, Kumasi, Ghana
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 414 - 435

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RELATIONSHIP OF IN-STORE BRANDS AND CONSUMER LOYALTY: EXPLORING OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES FOR INDIAN RETAILERS

Author details:

  • Dr. Manish Bansal, Malout Institute of Management & Information Technology, India
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 436 - 446

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SEXUAL HARASSMENT: THE CHARACTERISTICS OF A PERVASIVE WORKPLACE

Author details:

  • Imran Rao, Melbourne, VIC, 3000 Australia
  • Richa Vijayraj, Melbourne, VIC, 3000 Australia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 447 - 455

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THE INFLUENCE OF RETAIL SALES MIX AND BRAND ASSOCIATION TO CONSUMER PURCHASING DECISIONS AS WELL AS ITS IMPACT ON CUSTOMER VALUE

Author details:

  • Heni R.Iswati, Universitas Budi Luhur, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Sri DjatnikaS.A, Universitas Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Rina Novianty, Universitas Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 456 - 465

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DIMENSIONS OF AUTHENTIC LEADERSHIP THE MIDDLE EASTERN CONTEXT: ARE THESE LEADERS REALLY AUTHENTIC?

Author details:

  • Evangelia Marinakou, University of West London, London, UK
  • Brad Nikolic, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 466 - 476

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PROPOSED PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM USING INTEGRATED PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (IPMS) AT PT POS LOGISTIK INDONESIA

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  • Nadya Firstyani, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia
  • Dermawan Wibisono, Bandung Institute of Technology, Bandung, Indonesia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 477 - 500

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TRANSFORMATIONAL & TRANSACTIONAL LEADERSHIP STYLE MEASURED BY STRUCTURE EQUATION MODELLING (SEM)

Author details:

  • Eng. Yousif A. Yousif, Abu Dhabi University, UAE
  • Dr Chowdhury Hossan, Abu Dhabi University, UAE
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 501 - 513

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INTEGRATIVE TECHNOLOGIES TO SUSTAIN DIAL-A-RIDE SERVICES

Author details:

  • Daniel Y.W. Mo, Hang Seng Management College, Hong Kong
  • Collin W. H. Wong, Hang Seng Management College, Hong Kong
  • Tommy K.Y. Cheung, Hang Seng Management College, Hong Kong
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 514 - 522

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FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH AUDIT QUALITY: EVIDENCE FROM AN EMERGING MARKET

Author details:

  • Samirah Dunakhir, Universitas Negeri Makassar (Makassar State University), Makassar Indonesia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 523 - 533

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THE DETERMINANTS OF PARTICIPATION IN EMPOWERMENT PROGRAMS IN JAMBI PROVINCE, INDONESIA

Author details:

  • Novyandra Ilham Bahtera, Institute of Agriculture and Food Policy Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Fatimah Mohamed Arshad, Institute of Agriculture and Food Policy Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Shaufique Fahmi Sidique, Institute of Agriculture and Food Policy Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Marcel Djama, Institute of Agriculture and Food Policy Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Asnarulkhadi Abu-Samah, Institute for Social Science Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 534 - 550

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FACTORS CONDUCIVE TO EFFECTIVE SERVICE-LEARNING OUTCOMES AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS IN HONG KONG

Author details:

  • Steven S. Y. Ngai, Department of Social Work, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 551 - 557

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BILATERAL INVESTMENT TREATIES: THE CHANGED INDIAN PERSPECTIVE

Author details:

  • Prerna Tara, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 558 - 566

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THE BAMBOO FORTIFICATIONS OF EARLY ITNEG VILLAGES IN ABRA, NORTHERN PHILIPPINES

Author details:

  • Mr. Farland D. Valera, Department of Political Science, University of Baguio, Baguio City, 2600 Philippines
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 567 - 572

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MARIANO ANGEL HENSON: A HISTORIOGRAPHICAL ANALYSIS OF HIS LIFE AND WORKS ON LOCAL HISTORY, 1948-1975

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  • Dondy Peptio G. Ramos II, Instructor/M.A. History, Department of History, University of the Philippines, Quezon City Philippines
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 573 - 587

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INFLUENCE OF CREATIVE AND DIDACTIC GAME ON FINE MOTOR SKILLS IN CHILDHOOD

Author details:

  • Nelly Koleva, Burgas, Bulgaria, University Prof. Assen Zlatarov
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 588 - 598

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BOTHERED BLOGGINGS AND TROUBLED TWEETS: CONSTRUCTIONS OF STRESS AND CONCERNS FOR EARLY-CAREER ACADEMICS

Author details:

  • Robbie Busch, The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle, Western Australia
  • Marieke Ledingham, The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle, Western Australia
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 599 - 609

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SOCIAL MEDIA AS A TOOL FOR COMBATING CYBERCRIMES WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO SAUDI ARABIA

Author details:

  • Faisal Yousif Alanezi, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University (PMU), Saudi Arabia
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 610 - 624

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THE DETERMINANTS OF RESEARCH PRODUCTIVITY IN PUBLIC VERSUS PRIVATE SAUDI UNIVERSITIES

Author details:

  • Dr. Yousr Gadhoum, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, KSA
  • Yateem Karam, Saudi Aramco, KSA
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 625 - 660

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ASEAN-NEPAD PARTNERSHIP: TOWARDS ADVANCEMENT AND MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Author details:

  • Isaac Terungwa Terwase, Ghazali Shafie Graduate School of Government Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Muhammad Bello Ibrahim, Ghazali Shafie Graduate School of Government Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Asmat-Nizam Abdul-Talib, Ghazali Shafie Graduate School of Government Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Hindatu Maigari Yerima, Ghazali Shafie Graduate School of Government Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 661 - 666

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TECHNOSOCIAL DYNAMICS OF DECOSNTRUCTING LOCAL CULTURES: EVIDENCE FROM THE CONFLICT-TORN NATIVE COMMUNITIES IN DARFUR, SUDAN

Author details:

  • Dhahawi S. A. Garri, Northern Border University, Rafha, Saudi Arabia
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 667 - 676

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PARTICIPATION OF SMALLHOLDERS SCHEME IN EAST COASTMALAYSIA TOWARDS CATTLE INTEGRATION – OIL PALM PROJECT

Author details:

  • Mohammad Amizi A, University Malaysia Kelantan Jeli Campus, Malaysia
  • Arina A, University Malaysia Kelantan Jeli Campus, Malaysia
  • Izzaty Iqlima N, University Malaysia Kelantan Jeli Campus, Malaysia
  • Hafiz Jamaluddin, University Malaysia Kelantan Jeli Campus, Malaysia
  • Zul Ariff., AL, University Malaysia Kelantan Jeli Campus, Malaysia
  • Fauziah Che Ishak, Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Norsida Man, Universiti Putra Malaysia
  • Assis Kamu, University Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 677 - 684

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PERCEPTION OF LOCAL YOUTHS IN MALAYSIA EAST COAST REGION TOWARDS THE CAREER PROSPECT IN OIL PALM PLANTATION

Author details:

  • Mohammad Amizi A, University Malaysia Kelantan Jeli Campus, Jeli Kelantan, Malaysia
  • Norehan Abdullah, Universiti Utara Malaysia 06010Sintok Kedah, Malaysia
  • Jamal Ali, Universiti Utara Malaysia 06010Sintok Kedah, Malaysia
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 685 - 693

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STUDY OF THE INTENTION OF BANANA GROWERS IN IMPROVING THE PRODUCTION IN JELI, KELANTAN

Author details:

  • Kayat F, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia
  • Mohammad AmiziA, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia
  • Idris A.A., Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia
  • Ibrahim, M.F, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia
  • Soon J.M., Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia
  • Ahmad Yusuf M.K., Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia
  • Wong K.F, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia
  • Zulariff A.L., Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 694 - 702

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A CRITICAL EVALUATIONBY HENRY JAMES OFTHE OLD AND NEW WORLDS IN HIS ‘The Ambassadors’

Author details:

  • Dr. Ali YİĞİT, Kırklareli University, Kırklareli, Turkey
  • Yusuf ALKAN, Kırklareli University, Kırklareli, Turkey
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 703 - 710

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CHALLENGES AND PROBLEMS OF SCHOOL TRANSITION TOWORKPLACE FOR STUDENTS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER(ASD)IN ETHNICALLY DIVERSE FAMILIES

Author details:

  • Rosnah Ismail, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia
  • Ferlis Bahari, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Nur Farahuda Abdul Rahim, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia
  • Chua Bee Seok, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
  • Shuhairimi Abdullah, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia
  • Jasmine Adela Mutang, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 711 - 719

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THE IMPACT OF POST-STRUCTURALISM ON THE IDEAS OF EDWARD SAID

Author details:

  • Yusuf ALKAN, Kırklareli University, Kırklareli, Turkey
  • Dr. Ali YİĞİT, Kırklareli University, Kırklareli, Turkey
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 720 - 724

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COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF IMMIGRATION POLICIES IN AUSTRALIA AND SWITZERLAND: DIFFERENCES AND SIMILARITIES

Author details:

  • Parvina Mirayubova, MA student, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 725 - 730

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MOTIVATIONAL BASES OF NEGATIVE ATTITUDES TOWARDPSYCHIATRIC HELP-SEEKING

Author details:

  • Hye Kyung Kim, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 731 - 739

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IDENTIFYING LUXURY VALUE MAXIMIZING FIRST CLASS AIRLINE PASSENGERS’ SELF ENHANCEMENT

Author details:

  • Changyoon Jeong, Pusan National University, Pusan, Korea
  • Sunghyup Sean Hyun, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea
  • Insin Kim, Pusan National University, Pusan, Korea
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 740 - 747

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RADIATING LIFE NARRATIVES INTO ENGINEERING EDUCATION

Author details:

  • Haslina Binti Omar, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 748 - 754

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GAZA, TELL US YOUR STORIES

Author details:

  • Haslina Binti Omar, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 755 - 764

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MEASURING THE QUALITY FAMILY COMMUNICATION INDEX (QFC-I) OF STUDENTS: A STRATEGY TO OVERCOME MISCONDUCT AMONG YOUTH IN NORTH SUMATRA-INDONESIA

Author details:

  • Inon Beydha, University of Sumatra Utara, Medan, Indonesia
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 765 - 777

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Published: March, 2016 | Editorial

MEASURING THE E-BUSINESS ACTIVITIES OF SMEs IN YEMEN

Author details:

  • Ahmed Abdullah, Faculty of Business and Society, University of South Wales,Newport, UK.
  • ProfessorBrychan Thomas, Faculty of Business and Society, University of South Wales,Newport, UK.
  • Dr Stuart Metcalfe, Faculty of Business and Society, University of South Wales,Newport, UK.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 001 - 008

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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF TOBACCO COMPANIES: A CONSUMER PERSPECTIVE

Author details:

  • SitiH.Harizan, School of Distance Education, UniversitiSains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
  • FazelinaS. Hamid, School of Distance Education, UniversitiSains Malaysia, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 09 - 17

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IMPACT OF OWNERSHIP STRUCTURE ON BANK PERFORMANCE; EVIDENCE FROM SRI LANKA

Author details:

  • Ekanayake E.M.N.N., Department of Finance, Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Premerathne D.G.P.V. , Department of Finance, Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 18 - 28

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DEFINING CONTEXTUAL ADVANTAGE: EXPLORING THE CONTEXTUAL RELATION BETWEEN EFFECTUATION AND ENTREPRENURIAL MARKETING FOR CREATING NEW MARKETS EFFECTUALLY

Author details:

  • Nihar A., University of South Wales, Newport, United Kingdom.
  • Jonathan D., University of South Wales, Newport, United Kingdom.
  • Paula S., University of South Wales, Newport, United Kingdom.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 29 - 42

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RISK MANAGEMENT IN DELIVERING COMPLEX RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS: A CASE OF THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES ARMED FORCES RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Author details:

  • Badr Ahmed Alshehhi, University of Southern Queensland ,Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
  • Dr. David Thorpe, University of Southern Queensland ,Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
  • Dr. Steven Goh, University of Southern Queensland ,Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 43 - 54

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EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT: A QUALITATIVE RESEARCH ON CRITICAL FACTORS WITHIN MALAYSIA’S SME BUSINESSES

Author details:

  • Safiah Rashid, Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia.
  • Mohd Amy Azhar bin MohdHarif, Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 55 - 61

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RELATIONSHIP MARKETING: KEY COMPONENTS, IMPACT, APPLICATIONS, FUTURE DIRECTIONS AND A DELPHI STUDY

Author details:

  • Dr Tareq Rasul, Lecturer, Australian Institute of Business, Adelaide, Australia.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 62 - 69

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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?

Author details:

  • Anthony Bosnich, Faculty of Technology and Built Environment, Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Linda Kestle, Faculty of Technology and Built Environment, Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 70 - 79

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TOWARDS IDENTIFYING THE MULTILEVEL DETERMINANTS OF SME SUSTAINABILITY PROFILES

Author details:

  • François Labelle, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières (Canada).
  • Étienne St-Jean, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières (Canada).
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 80 - 95

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A CONCEPTUAL MODEL FOR COUNTRY-OF-ORIGIN EFFECTS

Author details:

  • Rongbin Yang, Central Queensland University, Adelaide, Australia.
  • RoomaRoshneeRamsaran, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Australia.
  • SantosoWibowo, Central Queensland University, Melbourne, Australia.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 96 - 116

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BEYOND UTILITY 2.0: A SEARCH FOR RELEVANCE IN TOMORROW’S ENERGY SYSTEM

Author details:

  • Jon Williamsson, University of Gothenburg, School of Business, Economics and Law. Gothenburg, Sweden.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 117 - 128

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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.

Author details:

  • James M.Kilika, PhD, Department of Business Administration, Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • PhD, Peter O. K’Obonyo, PhD, Department of Business Administration, University of Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Martin Ogutu, PhD, Department of Business Administration, University of Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Justus M.Munyoki, PhD, Department of Business Administration, University of Nairobi, Kenya.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 129 - 148

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POWER DISTANCE CULTURE AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE FOLLOWERSHIP IDENTITY

Author details:

  • Rokimah Mohamad, Commerce Department, Polytechnic Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Section U1, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.
  • Nurulhuda Md Saad, Commerce Department, Polytechnic Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Section U1, 40150 Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 149 - 160

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VOLUNTARY INTERNET FINANCIAL REPORTING BY LISTED COMPANIES IN EMERGING ECONOMIES: A STUDY OF KEY DETERMINANTS IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Author details:

  • Dr Peter Oyelere, College of Business & Economics, UAE University, United Arab Emirates.
  • Nirosh T. Kuruppu, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 161 - 176

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EXAMINING AN INFLUENTIAL FACTOR MEDIATING PERFORMANCE IN TOURISM

Author details:

  • Nuntasaree Sukato, Faculty of Business Administration, Dhurakij Pundit University, Bangkok Thailand.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 177 - 184

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WEB 2.0 TECHNOLOGIES: SECURITY CHALLENGES IN BANGLADESH

Author details:

  • Dr Tareq Rasul, University of South Australia.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 185 - 195

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CREATING VALUE NETWORKS AT THE BASE OF THE PYRAMID: AN APPROACH TO ALLEVIATING POVERTY IN THE PHILIPPINES

Author details:

  • Ma. Divina Gracia Z. Roldan, De La Salle University.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 196 - 203

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FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPETENCIES OF STAFF IN MALAYSIAN NURSING HOMES

Author details:

  • NurA’mirahMohdYaziz, University Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia.
  • NurulAshykinAbd Aziz, University Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia.
  • HasifRafideeHasbollah, University Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia.
  • SitiNabilahMohdRosdi, University Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia.
  • MohdFirdausMohdNasir, University Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia.
  • MohdShafhuanYusranf, University Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 204 - 211

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THE RESOURCES AND LIFE SATISFACTION OF RETIRED WOMEN IN MALAYSIA

Author details:

  • Pang Mary, Senior lecturer,Nilai, N. Sembilan.
  • Lai M. Ming, Professor,Cyberjaya, Selangor.
  • Chong L. Lee, Senior lecturer, Cyberjaya, Selangor.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 212 - 221

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DELAYING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF PAYMENT BY RESULTS IN MENTAL HEALTH: THE FAILURE OF QUASI-MARKET

Author details:

  • Ruoxi Wang, PhD candidate, School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Nottingham, UK.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 222 - 241

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A REVIEW OF THE EVOLUTION OF THE COCOS MALAY DWELLINGS IN AUSTRALIA

Author details:

  • NurulAinbintiOsri, Master Candidate, Gombak and Malaysia.
  • Noor AziahbintiMohd.Ariffin, Assistant Professor, Gombak and Malaysia.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 242 - 250

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ONLINE SEX TRAFFICKING OF WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN INDONESIA: LEGAL PERSPECTIVES AND CHALLENGES

Author details:

  • Milda, I., Law Faculty, Brawijaya University, Indonesia.
  • Kristiyanto, Law Faculty, Brawijaya University, Indonesia.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 251 - 259

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REGULATIONS FOR THE TRANS-FUNCTION OF AGRICULTURAL LAND INTO NON-AGRICULTURAL LAND IN CONTROLLING FOOD SECURITY IN INDONESIA.

Author details:

  • KhrisnaHadiwinata, S.H., M.H., Dr. State Polytechnic of Malang, Malang, East Java, Indonesia.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 260 - 269

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DEVELOPMENT BY WHOM? CSOS FOR SUSTAINABLE STRATEGIC INTERVENTION IN COMMUNITY-MANAGED DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES

Author details:

  • Ruben M. Gamala, University of the Philippines Visayas.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 270 - 287

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PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS ON THE METAL AGE SHELL MOLLUSC REMAINS FROM MELANTATUTUP, SEMPORNA, SABAH

Author details:

  • VelatBujeng, Center for Global Archaeological Research, USM, Penang.
  • Deejay Daxter A. Albert, Center for Global Archaeological Research, USM, Penang.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 288 - 301

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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

Author details:

  • Francisco Jayme Paolo A. Guiang, University of the Philippines – Diliman, College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, Department of History.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 302 - 312

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STRATEGIC HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND LOCAL GOVERNANCE PERFORMANCE IN THE CITY GOVERNMENT OF IMUS, CAVITE: AN EMPERICAL INVESTIGATION

Author details:

  • Dr. Jennypher N. Fenomeno, Cavite State University, Imus City, Cavite, Philippines.
  • Dr. LilibethNovicio, Cavite State University, Imus City, Cavite, Philippines.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 313 - 335

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ALEVI MINORTY IN TURKEY AND OFFICIAL RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

Author details:

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. ZEKİ UYANIK, Erzincan University, TURKEY.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 336 - 351

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HOMELESS WOMEN AND SHELTER REGIMES: A GLIMPSE OF EVERYDAY PRACTICES THROUGH SOCIAL WORKERS’ NARRATIVES

Author details:

  • Cynthia M. Phiri, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 352 - 362

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SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS OF STIsPERCEPTION AMONG ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS, PUBLIC HEALTH FACILITIES AND COMMUNITIES IN ISLAMABAD

Author details:

  • Arshed Beig, IDRAK, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Naufil Naseer, Embassy of Norway, Islamabad - Pakistan.
  • Sadia Zaman, IDRAK, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 363 - 371

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A MEASURING METHOD FOR IDENTIFYING THE PERCEIVED MULTIPLE INTELLIGENCE OF PEOPLE WITH EPILEPSY

Author details:

  • Siti Rahmah Awang, UniversitiTeknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
  • Tahir Ahmad, UniversitiTeknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
  • Raja Mohamad Fairuz Raja Mohamad Yusoff, MIMOSBerhad, Technology Park Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 372 - 382

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REFLECTION ON DEMOCRATIC TRANSITION IN CONFUCIAN CULTURE AREA

Author details:

  • Xiao Yue, HuaQiao University, Fujian Quanzhou, China.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 383 - 392

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Published: August, 2015 | Editorial

THE IMPACT OF PERCEIVED SERVICE QUALITY ON REPURCHASE: A STUDY OF A DISTANCE EDUCATION INSTITUTION

Author details:

  • Meirani Harsasi, Anfas Universitas Terbuka, Indonesia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 14 - 21

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PREDICTIVE MODEL OF TOTAL INCOME FROM SALARIES/WAGES IN THE CONTEXT OF PASAY CITY

Author details:

  • Wilson Cordova, Chiang Kai Shek College, Philippines.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 22 - 29

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EFFECT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY ON TRADE FLOWS USING GRAVITY MODEL

Author details:

  • Farzaneh H. Hassani, Islamic Azad University, Iran.
  • Taghi Torabi, Islamic Azad University, Iran.
  • Shahriar Gharibzadeh, Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 30 - 38

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CONSUMER RISK PERCEPTIONS IN RTE (READY-TO-EAT) BREAKFAST CEREAL MARKET

Author details:

  • Simi Simon, Al Musanna College of Technology, Sultanate of Oman.
  • Dr. B. Murali Manohar B, Vellore Institute of Technology, India.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 39 - 46

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PARTICIPATION IN TAX E-FILING: CREATING OWNERSHIP SENSE OR REDUCE INDISTINCTNESS IN SYSTEM’S DESIGN?

Author details:

  • Saliza Abdul Aziz, Kamil Md Idris Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 47 - 53

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REINVIGORATING THE RELIGION OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP: EXAMINING THE INFLUENCE OF ISLAM ON BUSINESS DECISION-MAKING EXPERIENCE OF MICRO ENTREPRENEURS

Author details:

  • Hassan, I.S., University Putra , Serdang, Malaysia.
  • Salleh, A., University Putra , Serdang, Malaysia.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 54 - 61

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Effect of Human Capital Inequality and Income Inequality, Estimated by Generalized Method of Moment (GMM)

Author details:

  • Suraya Mahmood, University Malaysia Kelantan.
  • Zaleha Mohd Noor, University Putra Malaysia.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 62 - 71

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A SYSTEM DYNAMICS MODEL FOR HORIZONTAL COLLABORATION IN AIR CARGO TRANSPORT SERVICES

Author details:

  • Tommy King-Yin Cheung, Hang Seng Management College, Hong Kong.
  • Collin Wai Hung Wong, Hang Seng Management College, Hong Kong.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 72 - 80

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BOOMERANG RELATIONSHIP PATTERNS IN PROJECT TEAMS

Author details:

  • Blanas George, TEI of Thessaly, Greece.
  • Kilindri Stamatia, Institute of Technology and Innovation, Denmark.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 81 - 88

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THE FUTURE OF ELECTRIC CARS IN ICELAND: MARKET READINESS AND GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES

Author details:

  • Dr. Andri Ottesen, Australian Collage of Kuwait, Misref, Kuwait.
  • Tinna Kjartansdottir, University of Bifrost, Bifrost, Iceland.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 89 - 101

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A STRATEGIC OPEN INNOVATION MODEL: PRODUCTIVITY INPROVEMENT IN SMALL MEDIUM INDUSTRIES/SMIs

Author details:

  • Muzamil, Universitas Terbuka, Indonesia.
  • Ginta Ginting, Universitas Terbuka, Indonesia.
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 102 - 112

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THE ROLE OF INTERNAL CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY IN PROFESSIONAL SERVICE SECTOR: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY FROM KLANG VALLEY, MALAYSIA.

Author details:

  • Mei Peng Low, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Selangor, Malaysia.
  • Seng Fook Ong, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Selangor, Malaysia
Paper Scope: Business
Page No: 113 - 123

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THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF FISHER’S KNOWLEDGE TO MARINE FISHERIES MANAGEMENT A CASE STUDY OF A COASTAL COMMUNE IN VIETNAM

Author details:

  • Nguyen Bach Dang, The University of Newcastle, Australia.
  • Salim Momtaz, The University of Newcastle, Australia.
  • Kenneth Zimmerman, The University of Newcastle, Australia.
  • Pham Thi Hong Nhung, The University of Newcastle, Australia.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 124 - 135

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NURTURING AND MANAGEMENT OF TALENT IN MOTORSPORT

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  • Syarizal A.R, University Malaysia Kelantan, Kota Bharu Malaysia.
  • Mfirdaus M.N, University Malaysia Kelantan, Kota Bharu Malaysia.
  • Razli C.R, University Malaysia Kelantan, Kota Bharu Malaysia.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 136 - 147

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WOMEN IN SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PUBLIC SERVICE: FACTORS INFLUENCING CHOICES FOR LEADERSHIP CAREER

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  • Syeda Nuzhat E Ibrt, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 148 - 156

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IN THE NAME OF COUNTER-TERRORISM: HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES IN INDONESIA

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  • Milda Istiqomah SH.MTCP, University of Brawijaya, Malang, Indonesia.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 157 - 167

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THE ISLAMIC-BASED DEVELOPMENT INDEX (IBD-I) WORLDVIEW: A CASE OF THE MALAYSIAN SYARIAH INDEX (MSI)

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  • Mohd Shukri Hanapi, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 168 - 179

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REVITALIZING THE INDIGENOUS SEMAI ORANG ASLI LANGUAGE IN MALAYSIA

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  • Dr Alias Abd Ghani, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 180 - 185

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GOAL SCORING CHARATERISTICS IN SOCCER: ARE THEY TECHNIQUE AND TIME DEPENDENT?

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  • Mohd Firdaus Mahamad Ali, Universiti Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia.
  • Athanasios Katis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • Glykeria Patsika, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • Eleftherios Kellis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 186 - 194

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QUESTIONS IN PARLIAMENTARY DISCOURSE DURING DIFFERENT RULING PERIODS IN TAIWAN: A NEO-POLITENESS-THEORETICAL ANALYSIS

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  • Bin-Bin Yu, Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 195 - 200

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MOTIVATED STRATEGIES FOR LEARNING AND COGNITIVE STYLES AMONG A SAMPLE OF UAE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

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  • Prof. Abdalla F. El-mneizel, University Of Sharjah.
  • Prof. Adnan Y. Atoum, Yarmouk University.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 201 - 212

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A MALAY MUSLIM WOMAN’S TRAVEL NARRATIVE

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  • Haslina Binti Omar, Universiti Putra ,Malaysia.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 213 - 217

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ESTABLISHING COMMUNICATION AND HEALTHY CHILD EDUCATION

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  • I Gusti Agung Alit Suryawati, Udayana University.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 218 - 222

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THE CHANGING OF TRADITIONAL COMMUNICATION MEDIUM TO SOCIAL MEDIA IN BALI

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  • Dr Ni Made Ras Amanda Gelgel, Udayana University Denpasar, Indonesia.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 223 - 227

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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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  • Pham Thi Hong Nhung, The University of Newcastle, Australia.
  • Salim Momtaz, The University of Newcastle, Australia.
  • Kenneth Zimmerman, The University of Newcastle, Australia.
  • Nguyen Bach Dang, The University of Newcastle, Australia.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 228 - 238

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PERCEPTION OF LOCAL YOUTH IN SABAH TOWARDS CAREER IN OIL PALM PLANTATION

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  • Mohammad Amizi A., University Malaysia Kelantan, Malaysia.
  • Norehan Abdullah, Universiti Utara Malaysia.
  • Jamal Ali, Universiti Utara Malaysia.
  • Roslina Kamaruddin, Universiti Utara Malaysia.
Paper Scope: Social Sciences
Page No: 239 - 246

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