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A Better Performance Of Working Capital Management Finance

The study was conducted at Parisons Roller Flour Mills Private Limited with an attempt to analyses working capital management of the company for a period of 5 years (2005 - 2009) and How to improve better performance of Working Capital Management in the company....

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A Literature Review Of A Relevant Leadership Trend

Leadership is a strange paradox: the same behaviour can be either functional or dysfunctional depending on intent, motive, context and consequences. It can be seen as constructive by senior management and destructive, or even tyrannical, by subordinates. The same leader can be loved and hated in equal measure (e.g. Margaret Thatcher). The same power and symbols of office can lead to physical illness in some and provide intellectual stimulation in others. The same tactics that result in enhanced performance can also result in employee suicide (e.g. France Telecom, cited in Schumpter, 2009), which in itself is an amazing paradox given...

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A Literature Review Regarding Dividend Policies

Dividend policy has drawn due attention from various researchers. One of the most famous studies in this respect is Miller and Modigliani hypothesis (1961), which asserted that the cash dividend policy is not important because it has no effect on the company's value, and as such it does not affect the company owners' wealth. This is due to the fact that companies follow a Residual Dividend Policy which is based on reinvestment of corporate profits in the available investment opportunities (Van Horne 1983; Arnold 2008) with positive net present value and distribution the surplus cash as a cash dividend to...

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A Performance Analysis Of Income Funds In Pakistan

“Mutual fund is a pool of money invested according to a common investment objective by an asset management company (AMC) on behalf of the fund’s investors”. A fund can make profits from three different sources, Dividend, Capital Gains and Appreciation of Share Price. The figure shows a mutual fund is deals with the following entities; trustee, auditor, SECP, AMC and investor. A mutual fund provides liquidity, portfolio management expertise, risk diversification, and stability to stock market [1] and it also mobilizes savings by attracting funds from small investor....

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A Study On Decision Analysis Consulting Nursing

Decision-making, especially those that are complex and often difficult, are increasingly being assigned to teams of individuals as opposed to being dependent on the discretion of one individual. These decision centric roles such as those of policy makers, jury, detectives, senior management and even recruiting managers, are usually believed to be a better platform for teamwork, due to popular notion that different individuals could bring something new to a team, thereby increasing the probability that shortcomings could be anticipated and managed whilst better ideas could be contributed to promote superior decision quality....

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A Study On Indian Public Sector Banks

During the last one and a half decade, the Indian Banking system has witnessed many changes such as institutional changes, regulatory changes as well as technical changes. These years have also witnesses an increased presence of foreign bank operations in India. During the year 2001, foreign banks occupied about 42% of the total banks and controlled more than 8% of the total assets of India’s banking system (RBI). Among other things the increase in foreign bank operations was due to the fact that since the early 1990s the Indian Government had started implementing financial sector reforms which allowed foreign banks...

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Adaption Of Books To Movies

Literature review is very important for people to find out the vital point to support their topic. Literature review will not mention about original things because it is a derivative source. Literature review is also includes relevant journal, articles and theories which can offer some useful idea to conduct certain topic....

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Age Diversity In Accounting Practices

Abstract: The primary purpose of the study was to investigate, for the first time in the Cyprus-specific accounting environment, the similarities and differences related to generational work values and beliefs of individual accountants; members of the two prevailing generations, X and Y. Adopting a quantitative methodology, a survey was administered to a randomly selected sample of 400 individuals, qualified and trainee accountants, currently working in the country in accounting practices. Descriptive and inferential statistics were utilized to analyze the collected data and address the postulated research objective. Findings are of interest (a) to industry stakeholders who wish...

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Aggregate Inward Fdi Flow To Pakistan

Globalization which gave birth to the concept of interdependence of countries and their economies has been defined as the process with which international financial systems, civilizations, and cultures got connected with the assistance of global network of trade, communication and transportation. This allowed the investors to invest or transfer their capital where ever they wanted which introduced the concept of Foreign Direct Investment. Since the recent financial crisis in Asia and Latin America developing as well as newly industrialized countries have been advised to rely mainly on FDI for economic development and supplement national savings by capital inflows. Developing countries...

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Agricultural Agreement Within The Wto Framework

The purpose of this report is to provide an insight about the agricultural agreement within the WTO framework. we will also discuss further on the implication and impact of such agreement....

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An Analysis Of The Indian Banking Industry

Investigators have been analyzing amalgamations and takeovers in the context of their characteristics and the impact on the development of both the entities over the past several years. In actuality, Weston et al. (2004) opine that the experts and researchers in the field have provided a large quantity of records related to the topic. There are many reasons why companies follow development policies related to amalgamations and takeovers. This permits rapid acceleration in addition to having a quick and instant approach to markets, both local and international. It is also likely to touch renowned brands, apply knowledge and skill, and...

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An Insight Into The Dividend Policies

Dividends: Steven M. Sheffrin (2003) Dividends are payments made by a corporation to its shareholder members. It is the portion of corporate profits paid out to stockholders....

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An Introduction To Coca Cola Limited

The Coca-Cola Company is the largest drink company in the world, serving customers from more than 200 countries with over 500 different brands. Although it is clear that Coca-Cola is best known for Coca-Cola, its total range covers both sparkling and still drives and its 14 billion dollar portfolio include both globally known and localised brands. (The Coca Cola Company, 2011a)...

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An Overview Of Electricity Market Economics

To meet its obligations to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) concentration under the Kyoto Protocol, the European Union (EU) introduced the first cap-and-trade mechanism for carbon dioxide emissions in the world starting in 2005. ...

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Analyse The Economic Development Of Bangladesh

Bangladesh is a country with a total area of 147,570 sq. km. and one of the densely populated country which got independence in 1971 against Pakistan. The country as we know it today came into being in 1971 after East Pakistan's glorious and bloody nine months battle for independence. Three-fourth of the people live in the rural areas, though urbanization been expanding quickly in the last twenty years. Our's is an agrarian based economy and still now agriculture is the main source of employment .Climate of Bangladesh is moderate which is very fruitful for our...

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Analysing The Dell Direct Distribution Channel Business

The direct model refers to the fact that Dell does not use the retails channel, but sells its PCs directly to customers through its website, this way the intermediary steps that may add time and cost are eliminated, and Dell is directly linked to its customers. The direct approach allows Dell to build a relationship, which makes it quick and easy for customers to do business with Dell....

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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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Analysing The Mcdonalds Corporation In India

Globalization refers to the growing interdependent relationships among people from different cultures and nations as physical and psychological walls collapse, barriers to the movement of trade, capital and people are blurred and modern technology is integrated (Daniels et. al. 2009; Hill 2009). This indicates the two main factors that drive globalization are the decline in barriers to the free flow of goods, services and capital, and the change in technology (Daniels et. al. 2009). Internationalization involves customizing business strategies depending on cultural, regional and national differences (Vignali 2001). Since the 20th century, more corporations have become global to...

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Analysing The Triple Bottom Line Concept

The concept of Triple Bottom line is just a popular concept that has been applied in the understanding of social duties among companies that are looking forward for the incorporation of non monetary values in their businesses. Its notion has become of much fashion in management, investing and management over the last few years. It has been explained that the ultimate success of corporations ought to be measured not just by the use of traditional financial bottom line, but need also to be measured by on the ethical and environmental factors. In fact most individuals have accepted that, organizations have...

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Analysis Of Credit Crunch In Corporate America

Credit crunch, also known as a credit squeeze, finance crunch or credit crisis, is a reduction in the general availability of loans, or credit or a sudden tightening of the conditions required to obtain a loan from the banks, leading to various linked crash phenomenon [1] . A credit crunch generally involves a reduction in the availability of credit independent of a rise in official interest rates. In such situations, the relationship between credit availability and interest rates has implicitly changed, such that either credit becomes less available at any given official interest rate, or there ceases to be a clear relationship between interest rates and credit availability. Many times, a credit...

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Analysis Of Customer Loyalty Cards In Uk Retail

UKs retail industry is one of the most organised industries in the world where retailers like Tesco, Mark & Spencer’s and Sainsbury are holding the good position in the market. The purpose of my research project is to analysis the comparison between the customer loyalty programs of in the UK retail industry where most of the retailers are trying their best to control the maximum share of customer through their loyalty program. In UK every retailer is doing or planning to implement a very different customer engagement loyalty scheme so that it could get maximize the customer power through its...

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Analysis Of Islamic Banking And Conventional Banking

Since the 1970s, Islamic banking has emerged as a new reality in the international financial scene. Its philosophies and principles are however, not new, having been outlined in the Holy Qur’an and the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (p.b.u.h) more than 1,400 years ago. The emergence of Islamic banking is often related to the revival of Islam and the desire of Muslim to live all aspects of their live in accordance with the teachings of Islam....

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Analysis Of Servant Leadership An Interpretive Biography

This paper provides a review of literature on studies focused on servant leadership. It also highlights different methods used in these studies as well as the limitations in empirical research. ...

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Analysis Of Sources Of Finance For The Investment

Finance is important for economic growth, the aim of this study is discuss how the source of finance is affected to the business for a short term and long term investment, the concept of the investment for the different business is over the globalization, as we know that finance is life blood of business. In modern business which requires huge capital, as well as Funds required for a business may be classified as long term and short term. We learnt about short term finance, Finance is required for a long period also. It is required for purchasing fixed assets like...

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Aspiration In Different Languages Of The World

Pronunciation is producing sounds to convey meanings or code. It demands a greater level of attention to the particular sounds of a language, aspects of speech, voice quality etc. It is very important in our communication. In affective and better encoding of speech sounds it is necessary to have a standard pronunciation. It also helps the listener to decode the message easily....

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Assessing Deposits Profitability Of Islamic Banking Industry Pakistan Finance

The purpose of this research study is to analyze the impact of Islamic Banking Deposits (Investment, Savings and Current accounts) on the profitability measure ROE of the Islamic banking industry in Paksitan. For this purpose, time series data of eleven quarters covering the period 2007 to 2009 is taken for the required variables from State Bank of Pakistan’s quarterly editions of the ‘Islamic banking bulletin’. The results showed that all the deposit variables had significant positive relation with Islamic banks’ profitability. The aim is to contribute to the literature on deposit-profitability relationship of Islamic banks....

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Assessing The Issue Of Delay In Construction

Literature Review is a process to conducting a research to find out the research problem and the current knowledge on a particular topic. This purpose is to bring the reader to know the current literature and expanding the knowledge within the topic, and also hope that by this research can conduct few methods to mitigate the problem in the topic. The problem of delays has been studied and discussed by several researchers in pass decades but the delays problem still happen in many building project. The problem of delays may effect by the type of the project, location, sizes and...

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Assessment Of Clinical Placements In A Physiotherapy Program Nursing

The research aim of this paper was to assess clinical placements in a B.Sc. Physiotherapy Program. The research was carried out by Jose M Frantz, PhD an Associate Professor, University of the Western Cape, South Africa and Anthea J. Rhoda, MSc, a lecturer at the same University. It was printed in The Internet Journal of Allied Health Sciences and Practice. July 2007, Volume 5 Number 3. The researchers’ objective was to evaluate existing clinical venues for physiotherapy students at the University of Western Cape, South Africa. They used both quantitative and qualitative methods, using a validated seventeen-item...

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Association Of Intellectual Capital With Return On Equity Finance

Introduction: Concept of intellectual capital is not new to the managers, researchers and academicians but its measurement and reporting have always been a problem to them. With the growth of knowledge-intensive companies importance of intellectual capital has been realized by investors. But reporting standards are unable to cope up with the expectations of the investors by not providing the accurate picture of the organization. Measuring intangible assets are difficult because of its intangible nature. Guthrie, Petty & Johanson (2001) has drawn the attention towards the problem related to accounting and management of intellectual capital. It is widely accepted that intellectual...

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Attrition Rate For The Bpo Industry

This project is based on one of the major issues faced by the HR managers in the BPO industry. In this project we had done a detailed study on “Attrition rate” in the BPO industry in Sri Lanka. I have taken this opportunity to the best extent and we are attempting to analyze various concepts and provide reviews to the existing situation on attrition rate....

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Backwardness Of Developing Regions Like Pakistan

One of the most important factors for the backwardness of developing regions like Pakistan is the low level of industrial development. In order to test the effect of growth of industrial sector on the overall growth of GDP of Pakistan, we use Kaldor’s three growth laws. These three laws show the relationship between growth of manufacturing sector and growth of GDP, growth of total productivity of labor and growth of employment in industrial sector. For this we use the data of Pakistan from 1980 to 2010.Structural change in favor of industrial activities would almost certainly will help to accelerate the...

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Bank Profitability And The Business Cycle

Even before the contributions of McKinnon and Shaw [1] , many economists have focused on the role of the financial sector in the economic development process. For many of them, economic and financial developments are intimately linked. Moreover, the existence of a financial sector, even rudimentary, is for them the necessary condition for economic takeoff, and for ensuring a sound and healthy economy in concordance with key economic player’s aspirations....

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Banking Profitability In Asean Does Corruption Matter

Exploring key determinant variables that influence bank profitability is of interest to bankers and investors as well as regulators, as profitability is regarded as a necessary condition for the stability of the banking system. In this paper we conducted a study to determine the profitability of banking firms covering six countries in ASEAN: Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam. Our study found that a higher ratio of personnel expenses to total cost (PERSTC) and equity to total assets (EQTA), increase bank profitability and are negatively associated with higher regulatory capital (CAR), net loan total asset (NLTA) and cost...

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Barriers Of Contractor In Implementing Industrialized Building Systems

In this chapter, the author reviewed works done by others through journals, articles, newspaper cutting, and quotes from authors and online articles collected. IBS system is a process to speed up the construction work and to minimize the dependency of labour on site....

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