Global journal of Economics and Business Administration


Impact of Intellectual Capital on Firm Performance

Research article of Global journal of Economics and Business Administration Impact of Intellectual Capital on Firm Performance Wafa Farrukha and Javaria Qais Joiyaa Faculty of Management Studies, University of Central Punjab For the better performance in the business, significance of Intellectual Capital (IC) has got world glance. Current study analysis is primarily based on the investigating the impact of intellectual capital on the overall financial performance and financial efficiency of manufacturing firms in Pakistan. For this purpose, panel data regression analysis has been conducted to check the effect of major explanatory factors like human capital efficiency (HCE), structural capital efficiency (SCE), and capital employed efficiency (CEE) has been considered for the outcome factor. Intellectual capital is considered as major IV with three components of HCE, SCE, CEE while firm performance is considered through Return on the assets (ROA) of the business which is considered as major DV. The outcomes of the study reveal the fact that there exists the significant association between the various components of Intellectual Capital and the firm performance. The study will be very much beneficial for the various policy makers in considering the significance of intellectual capital in evaluating the financial performance of the business. However, among the key limitations, this study is not covering the other sectors like service industry in the same region of Pakistan. Therefore, adding some other sectors from Pakistan will provide some more meaningful results like the service industry to conduct the future research. Future studies can be carried while adding some more predictors like social capital and spiritual capital for the consideration of firm performance. In addition, cross sectional comparison in coming time will provide a comprehensive empirical evidence in present literature as well. Keywords: Intellectual Capital, Firm Performance, ROA, Pakistan ...

The Efficacy of counseling in Eradicating The Problems of Entrepreneurship Education

Research article of Global journal of Economics and Business Administration The Efficacy of counseling in Eradicating The Problems of Entrepreneurship Education Kowo Solomon Akpoviroroa1 and Akinbola Olufemi Amosb2 1Department of Business and Entrepreneurship,Kwara State University, Malete, Nigeria 2Department of Business Administration Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta Nigeria. This paper examines the effect counseling in eradicating the problems of entrepreneurship education. The study actually tried to find the extent at which counselling has enhanced entrepreneurship education significantly and how Cognitive Behavior Modification Strategies (CBMS) can be used to instill awareness of entrepreneurship education. The study made use two hypotheses. Survey research design was adopted for the study. The sample for the study comprised 62 staff of Center for Entrepreneurship Studies Ogun State University Nigeria. Data obtained from the questionnaire was analyzed using Chi-square technique. The research indicates that there is a positive and significant relationship between Counseling and Entrepreneurship Education. Also, the result shows that Cognitive Behavior Modification Strategies of counseling (CBMS) can be used to instill awareness of Entrepreneurship Education. Based on the results of the study, the study recommended that Counselors should use practical tools rather than theories, make use of available resources in their localities and encourage students to be involved in the local trades in their communities; these will help to enhance students’ skills and knowledge of entrepreneurship education needed and also Workshops, seminars and refresher courses should be organized for practicing counselors from time to time on career counseling skills improvement for the challenges of entrepreneurship education. Keywords: entrepreneurship education, counselling, Career Convention, CBMS ...

Effect of Trading Volume on Market Returns of Equity Securities Market in Kenya

Research article of Global journal of Economics and Business Administration Effect of Trading Volume on Market Returns of Equity Securities Market in Kenya Mwiti Jedidah Karwitha, Willy Muturi, Oluoch J. Oluoch School of Business, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology P.O Box 62000-00200 Nairobi, Kenya The study aimed to establish the effect of trading volume on market returns of securities traded in Kenyan securities exchange market. The study used secondary data from all the firms listed in NSE during the period 2004 to 2016. The target population of the study consisted of the sixty 62 companies listed in Nairobi securities exchange market that is, both financial and non-financial companies. The study was a census study of all the sixty 2 companies listed in the Nairobi security exchange market for 13 years starting the year 2004 to the year 2016. The study started with descriptive and then diagnostic tests. The measures of central tendency used to test normality were mean, median, maximum and minimum value, standard deviation, skewness, kurtosis and Jarque-Bera (JB) test. The results from these tests showed that the variables were fairly normally distributed. The study further sought to investigate the stationality properties of market returns, trading volume. The study used five panel data unit root tests. Particularly the test were, Levin, Lin and Chu t, Breitung t-stat, Im, Pesaran and Shin W-stat developed, Fisher-type tests using augmented dickey fuller ADF and (Phillip and Peron) PP tests. The all these tests revealed that the variables were stationary on average. The study also sought to test the granger causality among the variable. The results from granger causality showed that some of the variables granger caused one another. The cointegration results showed that there was long-run equilibrium. The regression techniques used was Cross-section fixed (dummy variables) and Period fixed (dummy variables) ...

Factors Affecting Internal Auditor’s Performance in Public Universities in Kenya

Research article of Global journal of Economics and Business Administration Factors Affecting Internal Auditor’s Performance in Public Universities in Kenya Ruth Mwende Mokono and Tabitha Nasieku Department of business administration, School of Business, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology P.O Box 62000-00200 Nairobi, Kenya. The study focused on the factors affecting internal auditors ‘performance in public universities in Kenya. It aimed at achieving the objectives: to determine how the working environment, to assess how the challenges to the independence of internal auditors, to assess the impact of the level of technical competency affects the performance of internal auditors in public universities in Kenya. Thus this study evaluates the effect of working environment, establishes the effect of internal auditor’s independence and the effect of internal auditors competence on the performance of internal auditor in public universities in Kenya. Descriptive research design was applied, with a target population of the chief internal auditors from 31 chartered public universities in Kenya which are registered by the Higher Education ministry. A random simple sampling technique was applied o give the sample size of 31. Primary data was used for analysis. The study found out that the internal auditors working environment, internal audit independence and authority, internal auditor’s technical competence impacted on the performance of internal audit function. The study recommended that auditors should consider complying with professional standards as the most important contributor to internal auditing performance. The management in the public universities should keep organizing seminars and workshops where the internal auditors would be trained frequently by experts either internally or externally. Keywords: Internal auditors working environment, internal auditor independence, internal auditor competence and internal auditors’ performance ...

Dr. Maurice Oscar Dassah
Professor & Research Manager, Faculty of Business and Management Sciences, Cape peninsula University of technology

Dr. Adrian Morosan
Associate Professor & Head, Department of Finance and Accounting, Lucian Blaga University from Sibiu, Romania

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

Dr. Hasan M. Mohsin
Senior Research Economist and Head, Department o Economics and Finance, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

Dr. Pawel Tadeusz Kazibudzki
Assistant Professor – Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa, Poland, Consultant Professor – Polonia University in Czestochowa, Poland, Visiting Professor – International University of Douala, Cameroon

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, Turkey

Dr. Sangita Dutta Gupta
Assistant Professor of Economics and Entrepreneurship at IFIM Business School

Dr. Nebojša Pavlović
Professor, University Kragujevac, Serbia

Dr. Sang-Bing Tsai
Prof., School of Business, Dalian University of Technology, Panjin, 124221, China; Prof., Zhongshan Institute, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China; Prof., TEDA College, Nankai University, China

Dr. Amran Awang
Associate Professor/Researcher/Trainer/Consultant, Faculty of Business Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Perlis, 02600 Arau, Perlis, Malaysia

Dr Begum Sertyesilisik
Assoc. Prof. at the Istanbul Technical University

Dr Nishad Navaz
Assistant Professor, Kingdom University, College of Business Administration, Raffia, Bahrain.

Dr. Marwan Mustafa Shammot
Associate Professor in Business Management & Head of Quality& Development Unit, College of Applied Studies &Community Services, King Saud University

Dr.Rajender Kumar
Sr.Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce, Rajdhani College, University of Delhi, New Delhi; Vice President, Academic Accreditation, International Institute of Marketing Professionals, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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