Investigating Investment, Inflation, Trade-Openness and Economic Progress Nexus for Pakistan
Since inflation and trade openness rate are considered as critical measure of an economy's health. This article analyze the relation of Economic growth with Investment, Inflation and Trade Openness of Pakistan for 1970- 2019. The policy guide lines from analysis include promotion of policies to increase Investment and Trade-openness in short and long-terms. The study used ARDL bound-testing for long-term and Un-Restricted-Error Correction techniques to discover short-term interrelation amongst a selection of variables. Results of study revealed inflation negatively related to economic perfor ...Read More - View Fulltext - Download PDF
1-Aftab Anwar Assistant Professor, University of Education, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.2-Muhammad Masood Anwar PhD Scholar, Kashmir Institute of Economics, University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir Muzaffarabad, Pakistan. 3-Ghulam Yahya Khan Assistant professor, Kashmir Institute of Economics, University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir Muzaffarabad, Pakistan.
Exploring the Marketing Analytics Practices in Cement Industry: A Case Study Approach for a Cement Company Associated with Indigenous Conglomerate
The dawn of 4th industrial evolution (4.0) in emerging economies, has been a paradigm shift for data consumption in cement companies, where value input from marketing analytics is apparent but holistic understanding is lacking. The cement industry is facing problems in terms of utilising the benefit from marketing analytics reservoirs, at the organisational level, by taking initiatives, depicting issues and remedial steps, and projecting the future possibilities. The objective of this research was to fill this gap. For this purpose, a series of interview sessions from various levels of managem ...Read More - View Fulltext - Download PDF
1-Imran Bashir Dar Faculty of Management Sciences, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan.2-Abdul Zahid Khan Faculty of Management Sciences, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan.3-Sadaf Kashif Assistant Professor, Iqra University Islamabad Campus, Pakistan.
Marketing Analytics, Automation, Cement Industry, Industry 4.0, Business Analytics
Factors Affecting Customer Value Co-Creation Behavior: A Case of Tourism Industry
The main purpose of this study is to find the factors affecting value co-creation behavior. This study also aimed to find the mediating role of customer co-creation attitude on the relationship between factors and value co-creation behavior. The target population selected for this study was the northern areas of Pakistan. The sample size of this study was (n=480) respondents. The data were collected at three different time's intervals, i.e. at the time, 1, independent variables data were collected at time 2 mediating variable was collected, and at time 3 dependent variable data was collected. ...Read More - View Fulltext - Download PDF
1-Aziz Ur Rehman Rana PhD Scholar, Faculty of Management Sciences, Foundation University, Islamabad, Pakistan.2-Amir Gulzar Associate Professor, Foundation University, Islamabad, Pakistan.3-Amjad Shamim Senior Lecturer, Department of Management & Humanities, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia.
Comparative Analysis of Public Relation Strategies & Practices in Peshawar Hospitals
This paper comparatively examines the Public Relation (PR) practices in public & private hospitals of Peshawar to investigate the practices followed by the Public Relation Officers (PROs) and the barriers they face in order to develop cordial ties between the internal and external public of health department for effective health care delivery. The Public Relation Departments (PRDs) are struggling to build strong bonds between the patients, accompaniers and health institutions. This research aims to examine the difference between PR practices of Peshawar's public and private hospitals by emplo ...Read More - View Fulltext - Download PDF
1-Rooh Ul Amin Assistant Professor, Department of Media and Communication Studies, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan.2-Shahsawar Khan MS Scholar, Department of Media and Communication Studies, International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan.3-Jamaluddin Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Swat, Mingora, KP, Pakistan.
Public Information Officers (PIOs), Citizen’s Trust, Gruni and Hunt’s Four Models of PR, Public, Private Hospitals & Public Relations.
Role of Actors and Factors for the Emergence of Contemporary Regime of Investor-State Dispute Settlement
Dispute resolution mechanism happened to be the fundamental aspect of the protectionist
discourse of foreign investment. The consistent efforts were rolled out on behalf of international
economic organizations such as UNO, OECD and IBRD of World Bank Group for the establishment of an
impartial forum for the settlement of investment disputes. The opposite approaches of capital-exporting
developed economies and less developed recipients of foreign capital lead certain attempts to failure to build
consensus for dispute resolution mechanism relating to foreign investments. The World Bank star ...Read More - View Fulltext - Download PDF
1-Ali Nawaz Khan Assistant Professor, University Law College, University of the Punjab, Punjab, Pakistan.2-Zaheer Iqbal Cheema Assistant Professor, University Law College, University of the Punjab, Gujranwala Campus, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Jawwad Riaz Assistant Professor, University Law College, University of the Punjab, Punjab, Pakistan.
Impact of Risk Determinants on the Perceived Performance of Software Projects in Emerging Economies
Effective control of risk factors ensures the performance of projects in any industry. Risk factors can influence software projects of any size and type. This research aims to identify and examine different risk factors associated with projects in the software industry. The relationship between Software Project Risks (SPRs) and Perceived Project Performance (PPP) measures is determined. This study is based on a survey approach, and a questionnaire is used to record opinions and responses from 199 software professionals working in the Pakistan software industry. The results showed that the asso ...Read More - View Fulltext - Download PDF
1-Ashfaq Ahmad Associate Professor, Hailey College of Commerce, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan.2-Nisar Ahmad Assistant Professor, Hailey College of Commerce, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.3-Nadia Malik Department of Management Sciences, COMSATS University Islamabad, Islamabad Pakistan.
Risk Factors, Perceived Project Performance, Project Risk Management, Software Industry