Examining Etiological Connection between Antisocial Behavior and Moral Disengagement: Evidence from Tourism & Hospitality Sector
It is estimated that by 2025, tourism & hospitality sector will contribute US$7.1 billion (₨ 1
trillion) to the economy of Pakistan. However, one can only attach such high hopes to this
sector when human resource in this sector displays prosocial behavior to both domestic and foreign tourists.
The objective of the study is to examine the level of antisocial behavior of the managers working in this sector
and test its relationship with moral disengagement. We also examine ethical orientation as mediator and ethical
leadership as moderator in this relationship. Data were collected from 25 ...Read More - View Fulltext - Download PDF
1-Amna Tariq PhD Scholar, School of Management, Air University Islamabad, Pakistan2-Shahzad Khurram Assistant Professor, School of Management, Air University Islamabad, Pakistan.3-Amir Ishaque Assistant Professor, School of Management, Air University Islamabad, Pakistan.
Moral Disengagement, Anti-Social Behavior, Ethical Orientation, Ethical Leadership
The Moderating Role of Information Asymmetry in the Relationship between Stock Market Liquidity and Institutional Investors: A Case of Textile Sector in Pakistan Stock Exchange
The study focused on the moderation role of information asymmetry (IA) that plays a vital role between Stock market liquidity (SML) and Institutional investors (I.I) in textile sector of Pakistan stock exchange (PSX). Among total population of 155 companies, a sample of 150 textile companies is chosen with the help of convenient sampling technique for a period of 10 years (2009-2018). The results of Pre-moderation panel data regression analysis show that there is insignificant effect of I.I on SML while size (SZ), leverage (LEV) and growth (GR) have significant effect on SML. Further, post-mod ...Read More - View Fulltext - Download PDF
1-Muhammad Arif Assistant Professor Department of Management Sciences, University of Swabi, KP, Pakistan.
Moderation, Information Asymmetry, Size of Firm, Growth, Textile Sector
The Effect of Personality and Education on Entrepreneurial Intentions and Behaviours in Developing Economies
Entrepreneurship has always been regarded as a multi-disciplinary subject and a purely intentional process which cannot be completely assessed without examining the psychological factors. In this study, the relationship between Entrepreneurial intentions and entrepreneurial behavior has been examined and how the Big-Five personality traits and education about entrepreneurship enhance or minimize the role of intentions in determining behavior. NEOFFI personality inventory, Entrepreneurial Intentions Inventory and Knowledge about Entrepreneurship inventory were used to collect data from 270 resp ...Read More - View Fulltext - Download PDF
1-Nida Kamal Senior Lecturer, Business Studies, Bahria Business School, Pakistan.2-Hina Samdani Senior Assistant Professor, Business Studies, Bahria Business School, Pakistan.
Impact of WACC in Elucidation of Cross Sectional Stock Returns by Stylized Portfolios: Pragmatic Evidence from Pakistan Stock Exchange
The fundamental structure of the present theory of asset pricing underscored clarifying the
path as to how the systematic risk is estimated and how investors are adapted to behavior for
such risk. The mixed expense of debt and equity that an association should procure to raise funds for its
assignments impacts its stock returns through investment choices and is an additional significant segment of
business valuation work on the grounds that for putting resources into more risky resources, investors request
better yields or higher returns, for legitimizing better yields this risk premium e ...Read More - View Fulltext - Download PDF
1-Maria Sultana Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration, Lahore Leads University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.2-Muhammad Imran Assistant Professor, Department of Business Administration, Qurtuba University, Dera Ismail Khan, KP, Pakistan.3-Muhammad Amjad Saleem Associate Professor, Government Commerce College Dera Ismail Khan, KP, Pakistan.
Asset Pricing Theory, CAPM, APT, FF Three Factors Model, Size Effect, Value Effect, WACC Effect
Linkage between Performance Appraisal System and Employee Performance: Does Motivation Moderate?
The concept of performance appraisal came into ideal practice in the 1940s, helping a system
to launch merit rating during the era of the Second World War as a fair wage system (Lillian
& Sitati, 2011). Lots of research in recent decades have been done on the assessment of results (Bretz et al.,
1992; Fisher, 1989). Often, a key aspect of human resource management is the performance assessment
process. The target population of the present study consisted of all the employees working in the three private
(Multan Medical complex, Care Family and Ibne Sina) hospitals of Multan, Pakistan. The ...Read More - View Fulltext - Download PDF
1-Muhammad Toseef Kunming University of Science and Technology, Yunnan China.2-Muhammad Imran Qurtuba University of Information Science and Technology, Dera Ismail Khan, KP, Pakistan.3-Ahsan Owais Qurtuba University of Information Science and Technology, Dera Ismail Khan, KP, Pakistan.