Literature Review Examples

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Foreign Workers Having Different Motivational Factors

To analyse whether construction workers in the UK from different countries, have different motivational factors that reflect the diverse cultures currently seen on our building sites....

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Source Of Information On Components Of Consumer Confidence

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the potential impact the consumer’s trust source for information has on factors of consumer confidence. The study here uses the consumer’s perceptions of existing business conditions, buying conditions for consumer durables and their personal finances as independent variables and consumer confidence as the dependent variable. ‘Sources of Information’ is used as the moderator and the moderating influence of ‘Sources of Information’ on the relation between each independent variable and the dependent variable is then investigated....

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Study On Abnormal Returns Based On Different Things

Today, financial markets are counted among the highest regulated markets of our economy. Market integrity plays a crucial role in respect to the efficiency and the integration of financial markets. The public confidence in financial markets, especially after the undergone financial crisis, can only be obtained with a high degree of transparency. Market abuse therefore strongly harms the integrity of financial markets and public confidence in securities and other financial instruments. Insider trading is often considered as market abuse on the part of corporate insiders as they are in possession of qualitatively better and reliable information about their companies’ future...

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Model Based On Efficiency Measurement Of Investment Corporations

This research presents the results of a survey done on the stock portfolio performance of 25 Iranian Investment companies admitted to Tehran Stock Exchange Corporation through 2006-2007[45]. To assess the portfolio return, the weighted average of returns of each segment of portfolio is calculated and the standard deviation of the portfolio return covering this period is taken as the risk criterion of the portfolio as a whole. Then a suitable model according to the econometric criteria is selected by Eviews software. One of the techniques of configuring the deterministic frontier function is COLS (Corrected Ordinary Least Squares) that is adjusted...

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The Effects Of Economic Risk

In this paper the author explained that each has an inherent risk in its operation which is generally related to the economic conditions in which the firm is operated. Business risk and the economic is not related to the firm financial structure but it is the function of economic conditions. Financial risk is another risk which is resulted from the financial decisions with the debt and preferred stock. Stock -holders have already bearing a risk which comes from the firm’s operations whereas financial risk is an additional risk which cause change in earnings due to leverage induction. The decision of...

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The Valued Nature Of Customer Care

Customer care, customer retention, excellent customer service delivery, exceeding customer expectations are all key areas that pave way to any business success (Macaulay and Cook, 1994)...

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Operations Management In Dhl A Resource Based Perspective

The aim of this research is to explore the link between DHL' operating resources and capabilities (core competencies) and its competitiveness in the light of the resource – based theory....

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Measuring And Evaluating A Banks Performance

Banks are an integral part of the whole financial system and are linked to the growth of the economy as it provides the function of financial intermediation whereby linking surplus units with deficit units. This function along with the banks function of making different investments is known as the ‘Portfolio Function.’ According to the theory of finance there is one other function of banks and that is known as the ‘Transaction Function’, which means that banks help in the transfer of wealth between different generations. So to be able to perform all these functions with ease and with certain...

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Microfinance As A Tool To Combat Poverty

The term “Microfinance” pertains to the lending of extremely small amounts of capital to poor entrepreneurs in order to alleviate poverty. This particular form of lending was formalized by Mohammed Yunus in Bangladesh during the 1970’s. Yunus won the Nobel Peace prize in 2006 for this effort....

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Islamic Banking And The Aspects Of Risk Management

Risk as obvious is uncertainty or exposure to any kind of uncertainty, Hence a risk in any financial institution can either be handled or avoided through mitigation system. Since 2007 when conventional banking crisis paved a way to global recession and financial crash of institutions, more need is felt to Monitor, Identify, Report, Measure, Manage and Control risks on the levels of financial institutions especially banks. Negligent and misconduct of risk management in banks can disrupt the smooth working of payment system and can lead to decreased scope for enterprise exposure to investment projects due to non reliance on financial...

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The Business Operations Of The Google Company

When we talk about Google, we will think about search engines. It is not wrong because the company first and basic business is a search engine. Google was formally founded in 1998 following a successful research project by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in the previous two years. A history of innovative product developments and acquisitions, most notably YouTube and DoubleClick, has seen Google grow into the world’s largest search engine provider (Google 2009b), and diversify into a number of related industries. Now just over 10 years old, Google offers a huge range of open source products and services including...

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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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The 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 through which regional economies, societies, and cultures have become integrated 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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Testing The Two Forms Of Purchasing Power Parity

There are two forms of purchasing power parity. The first one is according to the theory of law of one price which states that, the cost of an identical products sold in different countries should be the same expressing a common currency. The other one is the relative version of PPP, assumption of transport costs and imperfect competition are being considered in this version....

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Why Training And Development Is Necessary

The purpose of this research is to explore the importance of training and development to working with organizations that deal with learning disability and vulnerable adults. The researcher will use both qualitative and quantitative approach with involvement of survey interviews. Researcher also designs questions, aim and objectives for this study and provide the HOPE Super Jobs background. The researcher is working with disable people and reseracher knows the positive and negative effects of training to work with those people. Therefore, researcher choose the above mention topic. This research will help these sort of organisation including HOPE Super jobs to review...

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Overview Of National Stock Exchange

During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, India supplied Britain with raw materials and a market for manufactured products. Britain became increasingly reliant on India for raw materials such as cotton, especially during the American Civil War. The resultant wealth generation in India created a need for legitimate means of investment rather than rampant unorganised speculation in securities. To this end, a group of brokers created the Native Share and Stockbrokers Association, which later became the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in 1875. The Bombay Stock Exchange Limited is the oldest stock exchange in Asia and was the first stock exchange to...

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Review Pain Perception During Labour

The review of related literature is a essential aspects of scientific research. Its entails the systematic identification, reflection, critical analysis and reporting of existing information in relation to the problem of interest. The purpose of review of literature is to obtain comprehensive knowledge and in depth information about the effectiveness of ambulation on improve maternal comfort reduction of pain perception, outcome of labour during first stage of labour....

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Choosing Effective Mechanisms For Dealing With Agency Problems

Agency costs increasingly become a significant part in a business’s expenditure. For years, many scholars and practitioners have contributed their time, knowledge, experiences in researching, and published many papers about agency problems. They recommend and also prove these recommendations through empirical tests on how to mitigate the costs from agency problems and enhance the firm’s performance. There are internal approaches (compensation structure, governance, capital structure) and external approaches (take-over market, government regulations) to deal with agency problems (Cheng & Indjejikian, 2009). However, so far these mechanisms are addressed separately in dealing with certain agency problems. In this paper, I aim...

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Prevalence Of Sarcopenia

Lau et al (2005) conducted a survey involving 262 male and 265 female elderly Chinese at least 70 years old. This study determined occurrence of sarcopenia among these samples and determined muscle mass through dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry. Sarcopenia is more prevalent among Chinese men at 12.3% compared to only 7.6% among the women....

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Literature Review About Strategic Financial Management

Financial strategy is mainly focused on the financial aspects of strategic decisions. Of course, that means communication with the interests of shareholders and capital markets are so loose. However, a sound financial strategy and competitive strategy as the best company, the business must take into account all internal and external stakeholders....

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Literature Review On Value Added Tax

In today’s global market, all companies and individuals are required to pay taxes. The general idea behind the imposition of taxes by the government is generally to balance the economy in terms of the redistribution of funds and income from the rich to the poor. Nowadays there is a global shift in paradigm, whereby the focus point is moving from a direct taxation policy towards an indirect taxation policy. This action led to the implementation of the Value-Added Tax (VAT). The VAT was undoubtedly the most fortuitous innovation of the last half-century with regard to taxation policy. No other...

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The Benefits Of The Prescription Of Hrt

This dissertation aims to highlight the benefits associated with the prescription of HRT despite the risk of breast cancer. Since there was considerable amount of literature available around this topic, it was important to bring together relevant studies which are specifically related to the research question. The literature needed directly depends on the research question as varied questions will need varied evidence (Aveyard and Sharp, 2009). Hence with a clearly focused and narrowed question the evidence needed brought up would be relevant and specific (Aveyard and Sharp, 2009)....

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Ways That A Business Endeavor Can Be Financed

Entrepreneurs start out with a vision. This vision needs to be fuelled for it to be transformed into reality. Right from the inception cash flow should be sufficient enough. It is important to use the right finance mix and choose the appropriate source of capital for the business. Sources of capital can be classified broadly into two types: debt and equity. The debt to equity ratio varies from firm to firm as well as business vertical to the other. When a company is new it doesn’t have market reputation and the sources that are available then is different from when...

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Challenges Faced By The Nigerian Economy

The Nigerian economy has since the late 1980s been faced with challenges of reintegration into the global economy as a result of corrupt policy maker and self-centred leaders. Some researcher have suggested that for Nigeria to be among the best economies i.e. To achieve the objective of economic growth through competitiveness, employment generation and income redistribution, small businesses have to be actively promoted. According to Saunsi (2003), he stated that SMEs has played and will continue to play significant roles in the growth, development and industrialization of many economies of the world....

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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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Factors Motivating Business Students To Move

Today, employees still act in accordance with employers’ legal obligations and try not to attract special attention from local independent business owners. This paper's main aim is to take a fresh look into graduates’ expectation on the factors motivating employees when considering switching jobs if employed and to identify the level of interest as they commence and develop entrepreneurial ventures. The study principally examined why employees decide to become entrepreneurs, therefore, seven main issues associated with graduates' enterprises as they established, operated and grew their businesses, these being chosen following a process of brainstorming with a pilot group of graduate...

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Literature Review On Transformational Leadership

According to Nicholas and Ghobadian leadership is “ the process of transforming organisations from what they are to what the leader would have them come” (Nicholas and Ghobadian, 2004). In todays environment for any business there is a need of qualified individuals possessing the qualities of leader, more than a supervisor, taking charge of the groups or organisation (1 K)...

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Job Satisfaction And Stress

In Chapter 2, it is consists of literature review, relevant theoretical models, conceptual framework and hypotheses development. Literature review also consists of discuss and evaluate of research studies which related to research topic. The purpose of the literature review is identifying secondary data from journal and articles which related to this research topic. By this, it can evaluate the factors that affect job satisfaction in education industry....

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Literature Review About Ownership And Performance

In order to test the relationship between ownership structure, market structure and bank performance, the relative findings and hypotheses are vital for the research. Thereby, the prior studies should be introduced in this section....

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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 Organizational Issues

The present paper discusses the actual needs for developing the kinky boots company, here the innovations and ideas of the 4th generation Steve Pateman’s Kinky Boots story based on the WJ Brooks of Earls Barton’s family business. The kinky boots company previously known as W J Brooks and Co is a shoemaking firm in the village of Earls Barton, near Northampton. This company has been making shoes for over 100 years. It was founded in the year 1889 with 80 people but in the meanwhile due to economic (cheap) foreign imports, and the strong pound value, sales have been collapsed...

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Literature Review About Capital Structure And Corporate Finance

Williamson in his article, “Corporate Finance and Corporate Governance”, analyzed the effects of tangible assets and probability of bankruptcy on the relationship between capital structure, leverage, and asset liquidity. He predicted that asset liquidity will increase optimal leverage, which means he concluded positive relationship between asset liquidity and capital structure....

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