Original Research
Capacity and Reaction Functions of Joint-Stock Firms

Kazuhiro Ohnishi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , March 2016, Pages 166-173

  This paper investigates two-stage competition with two joint-stock firms. In the first stage, each firm independently chooses a level of capacity. In the second stage, each firm independently chooses an output. The paper shows that each firm’s reaction function has a kink at its installed capacity ...  Read More

Original Research
Nexus Between Domestic Investment, FDI and Economic Growth: Empirical Evidence from India

Attahir Babaji Abubakar; Ahmed Jinjiri Bala

Volume 3, Issue 3 , March 2016, Pages 174-184

  This paper examines the impact of Domestic Investment and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on economic growth of India for the period 1980-2013 by employing the Vector Error Correction Model (VECM) methodology. Domestic Investment was broken down into Private investment and Public Investment.  The ...  Read More

Original Research
Effect of Mobile Marketing on Customer-oriented Brand Equity in Insurance Industry

Mahin Rashki Ghaleno; Mehdi Rabbi Zavareh; Elham Bahrami

Volume 3, Issue 3 , March 2016, Pages 185-201

  According to privatization of insurance companies and regarding the competitive climate over insurance industry in next years, undoubtedly there are some effective factors to obtain a proper place in customers’ mind such that they remain loyal to the insurance company. One of these is ‘brand ...  Read More

Case Study
The Effect of Service Quality Dimensions on Customer Satisfaction: A Case Study of Saderat Bank of Iran

Ehsan Razminia; Samira Mirsardoo; Somayeh Shabani; Hadi Shafiee

Volume 3, Issue 3 , March 2016, Pages 202-210

  Caring customer opinions and paying attention to its beliefs not only leads to organization attachment, but also causes the customer feels a component of the organization; therefore, such satisfaction may also be the key to bank achievement.  Thus, the objective of the present research is to study ...  Read More

Original Research
Employees’ Productivity and Automated Information System in Telecommunication Organization in Iran

Fatemehsadat Mousavifard; Moharram Kazemi; Abdolhossein Ayoubi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , March 2016, Pages 211-221

  This study is done to examine the role of automated information system on employees’ effectiveness and productivity in Telecommunication organization, Shiraz, Iran. Sample population includes employees of Telecommunication organization; 50 employees were selected as participants. This study is ...  Read More