Case Study
The Effect of Foreign Direct Investment on Employment in Tourism Industry: A Case Study of Selected Countries

Saeed Karimi Petanlar; Saeed Rasekhi; Somayeh Ebrahimzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 459-472

  The purpose of the present research is to study the effect of foreign direct investment on employment in tourism. In this regard, the effect of foreign direct investment as well as gross domestic production (GDP), tax rate, and globalization index as explanatory variables are studied on tourism employment ...  Read More

Original Research
Service Quality about Health Sector of UK and Pakistan: A Comparative Study

Qaisar Iqbal; Siti Hasnah Binti Hassan

Volume 3, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 473-485

  The aim of this study is to determine mean comparison and identify similarities for all five dimensions of service quality between public hospitals in London city, UK and private hospitals in Attock city of Pakistan on the basis of patient’s perception. Data was collected from patients through ...  Read More

Original Research
Preferential Treatment: An Empirical Study in Education Sector of Pakistan

Qaisar Iqbal

Volume 3, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 486-497

  This paper aims to investigate impact of preferential treatment (Nepotism and favoritism) on job satisfaction and turnover intentions of employees. Using convenient sampling technique, data was collected from 200 academic staff of various private universities through self-administered questionnaire. ...  Read More

Original Research
The Effect of Unconditional Conservatism, Institutional Ownership and Size of Institute Auditor on Stock Price

Reza Mamashli; Vahid Osku

Volume 3, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 498-508

  The purpose of this research is to determine the effect of unconditional conservatism, institutional ownership and size of institute auditor on stock price. For measure unconditional conservatism we use the Beaver and Ryan model (2000). In this study we use a sample of 101 firms listed in Tehran Stock ...  Read More

Original Research
Factors Affecting the Service Quality and Customer Satisfaction in Telecom Industry of Pakistan

Uzma Anjum; Junaid Aftab; Qurrat-ul-Ain Sultan; Mohammad Ahmed

Volume 3, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 509-520

  The current study focuses on the service quality factors which influence customer satisfaction in telecom industry of Pakistan. Customer satisfaction can be built up when brand satisfies the requirements and cravings of clients. Therefore, we took five service quality dimensions (empathy, reliability, ...  Read More

Original Research
Effect of Regulatory Burden on Black Economy in Selected Countries Group

Parvaneh Salatin; Tahereh Jahani

Volume 3, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 521-531

  Regulatory Burden implies the part where government policies that increase or decrease market activity those terms of two sub-indices, the strength of enterprises and financial institutions and market size is measured. In this regard, the rules are explicit, they are easier to implement. With the multiplicity ...  Read More

Review Article
Academic Entrepreneurial Intentions and the Creation of University Spin-Off Firms: Critical Review

Wilberforce Senelwa; Elegwa Mukulu; John Kihoro

Volume 3, Issue 9 , September 2016, Pages 532-544

  This paper examines the extent to which academic entrepreneurial intentions influences the creation of University Spin-offs firms from various significant viewpoints. Commercialization and technology transfer of innovations from universities and other research institutions is progressively considered ...  Read More