Journal of Business and Economic Development

Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017

  • Contribution of Trust Bank Ltd. as a Socio–economic Development of Bangladesh: An Analysis

    Nawazeesh Muhammad Ali

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017
    Pages: 71-78
    Received: Nov. 21, 2016
    Accepted: Dec. 26, 2016
    Published: Jan. 19, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jbed.20170202.11
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    Abstract: Commercial bank can play crucial role in Bangladesh economy. Trust Bank Limited is one of the leading private commercial banks having a spread network at the country. This paper mainly focused on the extensive work of Trust Bank Ltd. to alleviate poverty from the country such as- SMEs, agriculture, women entrepreneurs, CSR campaigns, green projects... Show More
  • Comparative Analysis of Leasing's Evaluation as a Method of Financing Investments in Greek Agribusiness Sector Before and During Greek Economic Crisis

    Apostolos D. Zaridis

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017
    Pages: 79-86
    Received: Oct. 27, 2016
    Accepted: Dec. 30, 2016
    Published: Jan. 20, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jbed.20170202.12
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    Abstract: Financing for acquiring assets in Greek agribusiness sector is very common and supports Greek agribusiness sme’s production. Purpose of this study is the comparative analysis of leasing's evaluation as a method of financing in order to acquire assets used directly in the production process of a business of secondary Greek agribusiness sector or eve... Show More
  • Challenges and Prospects of Women Empowerment in Small Scale Enterprises in Yobe State of Nigeria

    Mansur Shukurana, Jamilu Adamu

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017
    Pages: 87-93
    Received: Oct. 30, 2016
    Accepted: Dec. 19, 2016
    Published: Jan. 23, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jbed.20170202.13
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    Abstract: The emphasis of many researches on women empowerment in Nigeria is on education and their marginalization in the work place but not many has looked into the entrepreneurship as a form of empowerment and the current situation of women in business in terms of empowerment. This research work tries to identify the prospects and challenges of women empo... Show More
  • Key Influencing Factors for Adopting E-learning Platforms of Private University Students’ in Bangladesh

    Alrafa Akter, Shobnom Munira, Khaled Amin

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017
    Pages: 94-98
    Received: Oct. 31, 2016
    Accepted: Dec. 05, 2016
    Published: Jan. 23, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jbed.20170202.14
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    Abstract: Now a days-learning is gaining popularity in many universities world wide. A successful e learning implementation mostly depends on understanding its needs as well as willingness of all stakeholders in particular e-learning environment. In a developing country like Bangladesh, e-learning is not widely used by many institutions as such students are ... Show More
  • Probability Default in Black Scholes Formula: A Qualitative Study

    Amir Ahmad Dar, N. Anuradha

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017
    Pages: 99-106
    Received: Nov. 08, 2016
    Accepted: Dec. 26, 2016
    Published: Jan. 24, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jbed.20170202.15
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    Abstract: A default risk is the risk that a person or an organization will fail to make a payment that they have promised. There are many models that help us to analyze credit risk, such as Default Probability, Loss Given Default, and Migration Risk. All these models are important for evaluating credit risk, but the most important factor is the Probability o... Show More
  • Negotiating Socio-Cultural Traditions and Economics Under Globalization: “Marriage Settlements” in African Bantu Communities

    Stephen M. Magu

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017
    Pages: 107-115
    Received: Nov. 25, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 03, 2017
    Published: Jan. 24, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jbed.20170202.16
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    Abstract: The practice of making payments before, in exchange of, during or after the marriage of an individual, especially women, in traditional weddings or formal marriages, is generally characterized as marriage settlement, consisting of dowry and bride-wealth. In the past, determination of the amount, schedule, and the acceptance of payment of marriage s... Show More
  • The Effect of Employee Turnover on the Performance of Zoomlion Ghana Limited

    Kunu Etornam Kwame, FranÇois Mahama, Patience Ama Nyantakyiwaa Boahen, Mathias Kofi Worlanyo Denu

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017
    Pages: 116-122
    Received: Nov. 17, 2016
    Accepted: Dec. 29, 2016
    Published: Jan. 30, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jbed.20170202.17
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    Abstract: The purpose of this study was to identify the causes of employee turnover; examine the effect of labour turnover on performance of the organizational and identify strategies for reducing employee turnover in Zoomlion Ghana Limited. A descriptive cross sectional survey was conducted among 120 purposively selected employees of Zoomlion in Ho Township... Show More
  • Capturing Household Preferences on Solid Waste Management Services in Urban Areas of Developing Countries

    Daudi Bigirwa, Felister Mombo

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017
    Pages: 123-130
    Received: Dec. 20, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 05, 2017
    Published: Feb. 03, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jbed.20170202.18
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    Abstract: Solid waste generation is an increasing global problem. The problem is more pronounced in developing countries due to experienced budget constraints and lack of strong institutions in the management of waste collections and disposals. Local government authorities in Tanzania have made efforts to ensure proper solid waste management especially in ur... Show More
  • Role of Government Economic Regulations on Petroleum Supply Chain Management

    Jackson Ndolo Muthini, Namusonge G. S., Wario Guyo, Noor Ismail Shale

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017
    Pages: 131-139
    Received: Dec. 09, 2016
    Accepted: Jan. 03, 2017
    Published: Feb. 09, 2017
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jbed.20170202.19
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    Abstract: The study sought to assess the role of government economic regulations on petroleum supply chain management by surveying oil marketing companies in Kenya. The researchers used mixed research design. A field survey was carried out while purposive sampling was used to select 180 respondents from thirsty six (36) oil marketing companies located in Nai... Show More