African Journal of
Business Management

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Bus. Manage.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1993-8233
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJBM
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 4048

Table of Content: 7 January 2014; 8(1)

January 2014

FDI inflows, transfer of knowledge, and absorptive capacity: The case of Mozambique

The literature has discussed the impact of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on host economies, but has overlooked the case of the least-developed countries (LDCs) and, in particular, the transfer of knowledge to these economies. Drawing on different streams of the literature (FDI impact, knowledge transfer, and absorption capacity), this paper analyzes how a country’s absorptive capacity may moderate the transfer...

Author(s): Roberto Gonzalez Duarte, José Márcio de Castro, Irene Kazumi Miura, Renato Almeida de Moraes, João Feijó and Joana Zaara de Carvalho

January 2014

Accounting professionals’ perceptions concerning the influence of information technology in decision-making process

Accounting role today as a primary provider of information to organizations becomes more and more prominent; its agent executor, the accountant, makes extensive use of information technology both in generating information and in decision-making. The aim of this study consists of mapping out accounting professionals’ perceptions regarding the influence of information technology on the individual decision-making...

Author(s): Ricardo Adriano Antonelli, Lauro Brito de Almeida, Romualdo Douglas Colauto and Fernanda Luiza Longhi

January 2014

The factors affecting employee turnover in an organization: The case of Overseas Pakistanis foundation

The purpose of this research paper is to find out the relationship of the factors such as retirement benefits, job security and financial crises affecting the turnover of an employee in an organization. The sample data were collected from more than one hundred people working in the private, semi_ government and commercial organization Overseas Pakistanis Foundation (OPF) in Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Peshawar....

Author(s): Sajjad Ali Khan

January 2014

The role of human resources management practices represented by employee’s recruitment and training and motivation for realization of competitive advantage

The present study identified role of human resource management in the realization of competitiveness in industrial organizations and has focused primarily on some important issues related to human resource management selection, training, motivating, attracting, employing, evaluating employees, and the setting of salaries, fees and rewards and the realization of competitiveness among business organizations. This paper...

Author(s): Marwan M. Shammot