Journal of Business and Economic Development

Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023

  • Challenges in Implementing Moral Legitimacy in Supply Chain Performance of Crop Production SMEs in Zimbabwe

    Thembani Gaswa, Nothando Msipah, Josphat Manyeruke

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 32-40
    Received: Dec. 07, 2022
    Accepted: Jan. 28, 2023
    Published: May 22, 2023
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    Abstract: Globally there is rising pressure in modern SMEs businesses to make sure or ascertain improved moral standards in the supply chains operations on the grounds of sustainability, competitiveness, and growth in the face of the constantly changing global supply chains. In SMEs in crop production in Zimbabwe, are exposed to tremendous challenges in the ... Show More
  • Focus on Multi-Dimensional Integration of Wuxi Modern Industrial Cluster Innovation and Development Model

    Shi Baojun, Shi Long, Song Pengfei, Guo Dan, Liang Yuli

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 41-47
    Received: Feb. 25, 2023
    Accepted: Mar. 29, 2023
    Published: May 22, 2023
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    Abstract: Wuxi, located in the center of the Yangtze River Delta, is an important part of the Suzhou-wuxi-changzhou metropolitan area and a typical representative of the southern Jiangsu model of China's regional economy, wuxi, which is in the transition period of economic structure, can rank the top of the per capita GDP of the central cities in China, and ... Show More
  • Systems and Social Dynamics in the Rural City of La Concordia: Strengths and Weaknesses Related to Its Development at the Beginning of the 21st Century

    Manuel Alejandro Bonilla Bonilla, Evelyn Eugenia Alcivar Soria, Alberto Efrain Prado Chinga, Betty Maribel Quinonez Cabeza

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 48-55
    Received: Apr. 27, 2023
    Accepted: May 12, 2023
    Published: May 25, 2023
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    Abstract: This study aims to identify strategies for promoting economic-social development and territorial planning in the municipality of La Concordia, with a focus on the promotion of small and medium-sized entrepreneurs in the primary and tertiary sectors and the strengthening of labor market mobility. The research employed a mixed-methods approach, inclu... Show More
  • An Empirical Comparison of the Credibility on Customer Online Reviews and Product Tester Reviews

    Nadine Ampler, Nina Lehmann-Zschunke

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 56-68
    Received: Apr. 27, 2023
    Accepted: May 17, 2023
    Published: Jun. 15, 2023
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    Abstract: Especially when buying products online, the only information available is either from the manufacturer or from customers in the form of online reviews. Due to the increasing importance of online reviews, Amazon has a product tester program that writes product tester reviews in addition to previous customer online reviews. This study investigates th... Show More
  • Impact of Digital Inclusive Finance on Industrial Structure Upgrading-Empirical Analysis Based on Systematic GMM Model

    Junjie Hu, Yang Lu

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2023
    Pages: 69-76
    Received: Jun. 07, 2023
    Accepted: Jun. 30, 2023
    Published: Jul. 06, 2023
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    Abstract: With the support of big data, cloud computing and other technologies, China's digital finance has been developing and deepening, and has been transferred from the consumer side to the production side. With its unique advantages, digital finance has not only eased the plight of traditional financial industries, but also had a great impact on the ope... Show More