American Journal of Financial Management

Empirical analysis of finance mechanism for public projects delivery in Ondo state, Nigeria

Research Article of American Journal of Financial Management Empirical analysis of finance mechanism for public projects delivery in Ondo state, Nigeria 1Adedeji, D. B, 2Lawal, A. F and 3Simon, O. O 1&2Department of Project Management, Federal University of Technology, Akure. Ondo State. Nigeria; 3Department of Economics, Federal University of Technology, Akure. Ondo State. Nigeria Funding is the life-blood of any project, whether private or public organizations. It may be the release of funds, the ability to spend funds or the access to funds set aside to achieve a successful project delivery. The aim of this study is to assess the financing mechanism (Budget, Grant, Loan, Public Private Partnership (PPP) and NGO’s) and some control variables on public projects finance in Ondo State, Nigeria with a view to provide a framework that will promote effective service delivery, performance and socio-economic development. Data on financing mechanism of public project funds were collected from the Ministries, Departments and Agencies(MDAs) that were directly involved in the implementation of such projects were analysed using descriptive statistics and Pearson Moment Correlation. Findings revealed that budget and grant were the main mechanisms; delays in the completion of public projects were caused by untimely release of funds, mismatch of financing mechanism to the nature of projects and excessive budgeting for capital expenditure above the available resources. Therefore, the study recommends that financing mechanisms should be considered alongside with the nature of public projects to determine the appropriate source. Also, timely and correct disbursement of funds appropriated for projects should be done to avoid inadequacy of funds, project delay and abandonment. Keywords:    Financing mechanism, public project funds, public private partnership, service delivery ...

Leadership Behaviors and Work Effectiveness: Investigating Private Health Sector Jalalabad, Afghanistan

Research Article of American Journal of Financial Management Leadership Behaviors and Work Effectiveness: Investigating Private Health Sector Jalalabad, Afghanistan Mohammad Qasim “AYAZ” Lecturer, Management Sciences Department, Alfalah University Jalalabad, Afghanistan Purpose: The purpose of the study was to examine and investigate the relationship also to know how leadership behaviors influence work effectiveness in private health sector Jalalabad, Afghanistan. Methodology:Questionnaire has been distributed among 250 employees working in private health sector Jalalabad, Afghanistan. Five private hospitals were selected as population and 250 as sample size for collecting data. The analysis through SPSS shows positive and strong relationship between variable. Findings: The findings show insignificant relations between D.V work effectiveness and I.V leadership task & people oriented behaviors in private health sector. Conclusion: The result explored from this study that leadership behaviors plays important role in work effectiveness however task oriented leadership behavior also show more effectiveness in health sector Jalalabad, Afghanistan. Keywords: Leadership, Leadership behaviors, health sector, Work effectiveness ...

Human Resource Management (HRM) Practices: A Case study on Arcadia Group, UK

Research Article of American Journal of Financial Management Human Resource Management (HRM) Practices: A Case study on Arcadia Group, UK Md. Julfikar Ali and Sharmin Akter 1Centre for Policy Initiatives (CPI), Rangpur, Bangladesh; 2Begum Rokeya University, Rangpur, Bangaladesh This study is related to the human resource management practices of Arcadia group United Kingdom (UK). This is descriptive in nature that covers the area of the human resource practices part of the organization. Human resource manager plays a crucial role in the screening of human resource management and finds a strategically fit resource for the organization. The Arcadia Group’s line management focuses on the integration inconsistent with the personnel management system of global orientation human resource management and adjustment of keeping a pace of abilities. Recruitment system, planning growth of human resource implementation policy, legislation issues, and motivation criteria make the organization exceptionally different than the other organization strategically. The judgment of the recruitment system of Arcadia Group has been integrated with a set of actions to assist the logical steps of employing in an efficient adjustment nature. Proper communication and reward management system of this company is basically a channel of human resource management practices that adopt the database and customer relationship management system. It has been observed that the organization doing differently in strategically than the previous judgment in technical term of business development that means right people in right place through impacting the mechanism. Keywords:   HRM, Efficiency, Effectiveness, Contemporary needs, IHRM, Polycentric, Geocentric ...

Dr. Gapsalamov Almaz Rafisovich
PhD in Economics, the head of department of economics and management, Kazan Federal University, Elabuga Institute of Kazan Federal University.

Dr. Alireza Miremadi
Dean & Assistant Marketing Professor, Graduate School of Management and Economics, Sharif University of Technology-International Campus

Dr Ahmed S. Abou-Zaid
Associate Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL 61920

Dr. Faris Alshubiri
Associate Professor /Finance, Dhofar University

Dr. Raga Mohamed Elzaki Ali
Department of Consumer Sciences and Agribusiness, College of Agricultural and Food Sciences, King Faisal University

Assistant Professor, PhD, Head of Management Department CBA, Taibah University, Yanbu, KSA

Dr. Zinchenko Viktor Viktorovich
Principal research scientist of the Institute of Higher Education of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine; Professor of the department of management and innovative technologies of social and cultural activities of the National Pedagogical Dragomanov University; Head of the Department of Management of the Ukrainian Institute of Arts and Sciences;

Full professor, University “Constantin Brancusi” Targu-Jiu, Republicii Street, NO.1, JUD. GORJ

Dr. R. Shanmugam
Professor & Head, Department of Management Studies, B.I.E.T

Dr. Cevdet Kızıl
Associate Professor of Accounting, M.B.A., M.S., Ph.D., CPA, CICA, CCS, ISO27001 LA, ISO9001 LA, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Department of Management

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