Journal of Business and Economic Development

Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2018

  • Innovative Performance of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises

    Joseph Kwadwo Tuffour, Martina Awonate Agbaam, Felicia Lynda Edzeame, Ellen Efua Ntiamoah Aye-Darko, Kingsley Darko

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2018
    Pages: 106-112
    Received: 16 October 2018
    Accepted: 22 November 2018
    Published: 26 December 2018
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jbed.20180304.11
    Abstract: A driving force for competition in the present business environment is innovation. In a rapidly changing world, the need for innovation has increased. In many ways, innovation has become an important tool in the management of organisations, ensuring they have real opportunities to advance. Whiles only few innovative performance studies of Small and... Show More
  • Tobacco Consumption among Slum Women of Dhaka City: Causes, Consequences and Remedies

    Madiha Khan

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, December 2018
    Pages: 113-119
    Received: 4 December 2018
    Accepted: 25 December 2018
    Published: 18 January 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.jbed.20180304.12
    Abstract: Tobacco consumption is not only harmful for health of women; it has huge socio-economic costs too. The main thrust of the study is to assess the effects of tobacco consumption by slum women. From this study it is found that the slum women generally take smokeless chewing tobacco like zarda and none of the respondents smoke cigarette. About 5% of th... Show More