Literature Review Examples

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Smoking Cessation Health And Social Care

This chapter presents the rationale for conducting research on barriers to smoking cessation amongst people who should know better. A review of current and relevant literature was done to assess current smoking cessation policies and initiatives, barriers to accessing treatment for nicotine dependence, and barriers to quitting....

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Foreign Reserves Of The Emerging Markets

The recent surge in foreign reserves of emerging market has revived old debates about the optimal level of reserves. China is a typical representative case for this buildup. In 1990 China hold 29.5 billion dollars foreign reserves around 8% of GDP denoted by dollars. During past 5 years the average reserves to GDP ratio surge dramatically to 42.5%. In 2006 China overtook Japan as the country with the largest foreign exchange reserves....

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Literature Review On The Workplace Environment

​This research is being carried out in order to learn about the methods, which can be used in order to improve the workplace environment. In order to gain information about the above topic a literature review will be conducted. Literature review is a very essential part of a research. Literature review is a secondary source of information. It is very useful in acquiring required information. Moreover, it is also a very reliable source of gaining information; as information gained through this process is generated from books, journals, articles, government records or any previous research on the same topic etc. As...

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Spot And Future Prices Of Indian Commodity Market

Since the introduction of Future trading in the commodity exchanges in India, it has reduced the volatility in the market. It has not only discovered the Future spot price of different commodities however it has provided an opportunity to hedge the risk against the adverse price movement in the commodity. The present study explains the relationship of future and spot price of different commodities Gold, Silver Channa, Zeera, Zinc, and Natural Gas including the crude oil and their inter-relationship. It also examines the relationship between the future and spot price of two commodity exchanges in India. It finds out...

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Literature Review On Rural Poverty In Bangladesh

Bangladesh is one of the world’s poorest countries, position third after India and China in the extent of poverty. The population is predominantly rural, with about 85 per cent of its 135 million people living in rural areas. For their livelihoods rural people depend largely on the land, which is both fertile and extremely vulnerable. Most of the country is made up of flood plain, and while the alluvial soil provides good arable land, large areas are at risk because of frequent floods and cyclones, which take lives and destroy crops, livestock and property. In Bangladesh poverty has many dimensions. The poor in Bangladesh...

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Risk Management In Changing Business Environments

In past couple of year’s world has witnessed a major economic downturn which has shocked few of the most powerful economies and the main reason for that was the subprime crisis which led to failure of top global banks and financial institutions. Thus to avoid such circumstances in future it is really vital for financial institutions and banks to manage their risk and maximise their stakeholders profit and wealth....

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Socio Cultural Approach To Learning About Customers

Customer satisfaction can be defined in various ways. According to Kotler et al. (1996), satisfaction is “the level of a person’s felt state resulting from comparing a product’s perceived performance (or outcome) in relation to the person’s expectations.” In brief, satisfaction level simply is a function of the difference between perceived performance and expectation (Stahl, 1999)....

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Fixed Exchange Rate And An Open Capital Account

The financial crisis which was happened in Southeast Asia in 1997 is one of the defining events of our time and it was unforeseen, and unexpected. In 1996, ASEAN’s prospects looked so shining. For the first time in its recorded history, all six major economies (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam) were growing strongly, at 5% more. The dream of consolidating all 10 Southeast Asian countries within a strong, successful, harmonious and internationally oriented regional grouping was within reach. Stocks markets were booming, business was stable, and broad-based improvements in living standards were everywhere can be found....

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Time Series Analysis Autocorrelation And Granger Causality Test

Predicting the future outcomes of any indicator have had been considered one of the essential most analyses in any forecast measures, so its importance is parallel to no other forecast. The primary objective of any forecast is to identify the trends and patterns of changes in a set of variables to determine the possible future outcomes based on the previous trends the variable has been subject to as well as the influences on the behavioral pattern brought on the variable by other variables. Autocorrelation is the identification of weather the variable is self-correlated through the time continuum it exists in....

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Impact Of Corporate Governance In Globalized India

There is a growing interest in the subject of corporate governance as a world economy becoming interdependent. The study of it becoming more important as corporate governance mainly deals with the ethical business practices & corporate social responsibility and the. It is the basic tool for all the organization in public sector economy. Corporate governance is associated with all the system, procedure and decision making in the organization. Globalization of product and the talent market has forced the public sector economy in India to match up the standards in corporate governance to attract investment. The major driving forces behind the...

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Multinationals Internationalization Of Business And Finance

In the project I will address about finance issues of major multinational companies. Companies in today’s world operate in global stage marketplace, and sometimes they can disregard the fact that they are only at their peril. Multinational finance and commerce has given advancements in transportation, communication and technology. Hence this development has given us a dramatic reality that global market should be standardization of the consumer and industrial product on previously unimagined scale....

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Challenges Facing Mnes In Emerging Market

The literature in this area broadly examines the numerous variables that affect standardization. Both internal and external components impinge upon the decision to standardize the marketing program of product, price, distribution and promotion (Kreutzer, 1988). The magnitude of differences in local physical, economic, social, political and cultural environments, are being invalidated by the globalization of markets. As a result, there may be no differences between domestic and international marketing (Perry, 1990). However, a standardized marketing cannot be set once and for all. Matching firms' resources with environmental requirements, anticipating changes in consumers' needs, and forecasting competitors' behavior (Easton, 1988; Kogut,...

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Interest Rate Pass Through The Case Of Jordan

The paper seeks to explore empirically the relationship between short term policy interest rate and both deposit and lending rates in Jordan. Technically, we are trying to examine the speed of adjustment and pass-through from policy rate to deposit and lending rates. The empirical evidence from the Jordanian economy shows that deposit and lending interest rates follow a symmetric movement for their deviations from the long run equilibrium. This means that the CBJ has the power to control the spread between deposit and lending rates. Moreover, lending rate speed of adjustment is slow, as a result, any monetary policy action...

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Literature Review On Cash Flow Statements

The previous chapter has discussed the enquiry of the study, highlighted the overviews background of the company.This chapter looks at the concept of cash flow statement as given by other authors and researchers with importance to accountability, profit measurement, solvency, ambiguity, and disclosure and their specific relevance for proper financial management of commercial company .one of the aim and objectives of this dissertation was to review conceptual though and theoretical framework related to cash flow analysis. Developing a critical review of cash flow literature and any related issues help the researcher, manager and any potential reader to better understand the...

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Literature Review Regarding Small And Medium Enterprises

This chapter reviews the loan availability, procedure and condition and several problem faced by small and medium enterprises in obtaining credit facility from commercial banks. Firstly, the chapter focuses on the types and condition of credit facilities. Secondly, the chapter overview the procedure when obtaining loans. Finally, the chapter explores the problem faced by SMEs in obtaining loan....

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Major Event Impacts On Indian Stock Market Volatility

This project examines empirically the impact of major events on market volatility of S&P CNX NIFTY stocks as well as the index during the period of January 2005 – October 2010. For the purpose of this project we have considered dominant player of each sector based on their weightage given on NSE website. This research work is both an event study as well as a study of market volatility in the Indian context. The historical data of stock prices as given on NSE website have been used and alongside a chronological list of major events during this period i.e....

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Entrepreneurship And Risk

The aim of this chapter is to develop the knowledge and understanding on the subject matter as well as providing the theoretical background for the study. Therefore, it is essential that a desk review be made on previous studies focusing on the topic of the risk taking propensity among entrepreneur. The literature reviewed will include some relevant studies that were done in the past particularly those related to the issue of study. In addition, studies related to the general issue of entrepreneurship will also be reviewed to shed additional insight on the subject matter....

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Study On The Different Types Of Interest Rates

Interest rates have always been a fascination for scholars. This is even more so when the way the interest rates of countries are linked is mentioned. Over time, this has led to a lot of material on the...

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Effectiveness Of Expatriate Remuneration At Ford Motor

This research work evaluate and analyses the effectiveness of expatriate remuneration at Ford Motor. Furthermore, it depict aim and objectives where as literature review reveals thoughts of authors on expatriate remuneration. On the other hand it explain issues related to expatriate remuneration packages which are basically highlights different allowances other benefits like, physical condition insurance, educational expenses, home leave etc. And different allowances cover that, relocation allowance, added responsibility allowance, hardship allowance, clothing allowance, separation allowance, car allowance. Expatriate remuneration strategy, explain what should be the approach towards expatriate remuneration. On the other hand research methodology concentrate on...

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Knowledge Transfer Of Knowledge And Strategic Alliances

This paper reviews the literature on knowledge, transfer of knowledge and strategic alliances. Nowadays knowledge transfer within the firms becomes very important. It is crucial to understand what contributes to a successful knowledge transfer between companies as it directly affects the competitive advantage of the firms and their performance. This paper tries to analyze a knowledge transfer in the context of strategic alliances. The essence of this research is to find out how the knowledge can be transferred between the partners in the strategic alliances with the maximum effectiveness. In order to achieve this goal the determinants (including barriers)...

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Literature Review On Day Of The Week Effects

Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH) claims that financial markets are “informationally efficient” Fama (1970). In other words, financial markets reflect all known information and according to stock prices rapidly adjust to any new information (Reilly and Brown, 1997), so the current price already reflects all known information about the stock. Therefore, according to this theory, it would be impossible to earn excess returns and beat the market on a regular basis unless it is through luck....

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Political Economy Perspective Of Foreign Aid Economics

This essay reviews background literature on economic and political dimensions of foreign aid as an instrument for poverty reduction in Ghana. ...

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Sovereign Wealth Fund Investments And Implications On Countries

Sovereign Wealth Funds, Investment vehicles of Governments are increasingly seen in action through acquisition of either natural resources like oil and gas fields or equity holdings in MNCs. While the reasons for establishing a SWF may vary from commercial to strategic ones, SWFs’ influence on the countries and corporate is substantial. Since they mostly stay invested for a long-term they do not pose threat of pulling out in the short term and creating huge volatility in the financial markets. Since their investment corpus run to billions, by staying invested for a long time, they have a stabilizing effect on the...

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Literature On Knowledge

The previous chapter has underlined the significance of this study. This chapter will cover the literature of the study. Literature reviews are secondary sources get from available work such as journals, books, thesis, and other reports....

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Analysing The Dollar And Pound Exchange Rate

Purchasing power parity (PPP) states that in the absence of transaction costs and barriers to trade, the nominal exchange rate between two countries should equate the aggregate price levels of the respective countries. Since its formal introduction in 1918 by Gustav Cassel as a means of stabilising the exchange rates of the major countries after WW1, PPP theory has been extensively scrutinised and investigated by researchers to determine its relevance as a practical theory in exchange rate determination. Starting with the testing of the most basic relationship of PPP in the 1970s till the recent use of more advanced econometric...

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Literature Review On The Financial Crises

Crises have been major characteristics and elements of the financial scenery for hundreds of years. Financial crises happen with no warnings; one of these financial crises is the subprime mortgage crises that took place at August 2007 in the United States as a result of striking rise in the financial negligence and wrong doing. Moreover, many other financial crises have occurred as a result of the U.S crises which affected the globe. Asian countries including Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan known as the "Dragons" in addition to Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippine and Thailand known as the "Tigers" has also...

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The Field Of Corporate Governance In Mauritius

Recently, there has been a noticeable advance in the field of corporate governance in many countries. Mauritius, as well, has shown its concern for good governance through the introduction of its own code of corporate governance in 2004....

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How Market Traders Make Decisions To Trade

There are quite a number of factors that a traders which includes short and long term investors, speculators, fund managers and also those who buy and sell in the stock markets need to be taken in to consideration before making decisions to trade in the investment market whether it's in the stocks or commodities trading markets. Those factors are fundamental, technical or market sentiments. These 3 types also known as Fundamental, Statistical and Macroeconomics....

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Developed Nations Currency Rate Fluctuations On Us Dollar

Many illusions are associated with exchange rate exsists. They are: Many people think that if the exchange rate of the domestic currency of a nation is strong, then the nation is economically prospering. It is an absolute illusion!...

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Literature Review On Inflation And Stock Returns

This chapter focuses on the literature review aspect of this study. It reviews issues around inflation and stock returns....

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Study On The Determinants Of Interest Rate

We may not always realize it, but interest rates play an important role in our everyday lives and can greatly affect our buying power. Consequently, the overall trend of interest rates can have a major effect on our investments, thus, as an investor it is important to pay close attention to different trends in interest rate. Major shifts in direction, be increase or decrease, should cause you to review present investments as well as point towards potential investment opportunities. The term interest rate could mean anything from the State Bank of Pakistan (from now onwards SBP) funds rate to any...

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Literature Review On Electronic And Internet Banking

This chapter will consist of six sections. First of all the we will give a brief definition of bank, followed by the history of the internet, next will be the definition of Internet banking, then electronic banking as a new distribution channel, next comes the advantages of internet banking after that we will talk about the consumer acceptance of E-banking, section seventh will focus on problem consumer faced with internet banking, then internet banking in the world, in section nine e-banking in Mauritian context and finally the empirical analysis....

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Literature On The Demand For Cigarette

This chapter is to review the existing literature on the demand for cigarette. There is a large volume of published studies describing the price and income elasticity on cigarette consumption. Furthermore, there is also a large and growing body of literature has investigated the effects of taxes and anti-smoking regulations on the demand for cigarettes. So far, there are only a few studies regarding the relationship between aging population and the consumption of cigarette....

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