June 2020

 
June 2020

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THE INFLUENCE OF ISLAMIC VALUES ON SELECTING AND APPOINTING EMPLOYEES: A FIELD WORK-STUDY IN THE CIVIL STATUS AUTHORITY IN TRIPOLI, LIBYA

Riham S S Masaud; Asmuliadi Lubis, Kamaruzaman bin Noordin

Abstract: The study aimed a recognizing the impacts of the Islamic values (cognitive component, the emotional component, and behavioural component) on determining and appointing Employees in Libya as a field-work study in within the Civil Status Authority. A quick literary review of the variables used in the study was discussed. That contained many definitions and literature that were found in previous studies on the variables mentioned. The study relied on the descriptive-analytical approach, as it is one of the most used approaches in studying social and human phenomena, and it also fits the topic under study. The study population included all labours and officers in the Civil Status Authority of the General Administration in Tripoli as general managers, directors of departments, heads of departments and employees: numbered 527 employees. The study concluded that the study model explains the relationship between (the cognitive component, the affective component, and the behavioural component) and the selection and appointment of employees in the Civil Status Authority in Libya (Tripoli) by 53% and the rest of the relationship can be explained by other variables. A regression test is used to predict the results of an existing model. Based on the regression test, the regression equation was developed as the cognitive component has a significant and positive impact on the selection and appointment of employees in the Civil Status Authority in Libya (Β = 0.103, t = 2.469, p = 0.014). Also, the emotional component has a significant and positive impact on the selection and appointment of employees in the Civil Status Authority of Libya (Tripoli) (β = 0.541, t = 13.164, p = 0,000). Finally, the behavioral component has a significant and positive impact on the selection and appointment of employees in the Civil Status Authority of Libya (Tripoli) (β = 0.159, t = 4.030, p = 0,000).
[ FULL TEXT PDF 1-12 ] DOI: 10.30566/ijo-bs/2020.21


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EFFECTS OF KNOWLEDGE INVESTMENT ON MARKETING PERFORMANCE OF AIRLINE OPERATORS IN NIGERIA
Obabuike Ikeni Nkpurukwe; Emmanuel A. Amangala, Andy Fred Wali

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Purpose: This research aimed to empirically investigate the relationship between knowledge investment and marketing performance of airlines in Nigeria. Design/Method/Approach: The study applied a cross-sectional survey design in a structured questionnaire to collect data from accessible 50 personnel of designated positions of 5 domestic airlines in the Port Harcourt International Airport. Rank Correlation Coefficient of Spearman was employed with the help of SPSS version 21.0, to test the study hypotheses statistically. Findings: Results specifically revealed that Innovative Competence and computerize information has a positive and significant influence on profitability, respectively. In conclusion, the study, therefore, offers a clear understanding of the strategic importance of innovative Competence and computerized information for improving the profitability of domestic airlines. Research Limitations: These study samples were limited to domestic airlines, attempt to extend this study to international airline operators might unravel new findings to advance knowledge in this field. Practical Implication: Hence, the research recommends for domestic airline operators to focus on knowledge investments, specifically innovative Competence and computerized information to achieve marketing performance.
FULL TEXT PDF 1-6 ] DOI: 10.30566/ijo-bs/2020.20

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DESCRIBING THE IMPACT OF OCCUPATIONAL STRESS ON EMPLOYEES PERFORMANCES DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Dr. Normy Rafida Abdul Rahman; Zairina Ibrahim, Ridzuan Masri

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Purpose: To understand occupational stress on employee performance focusing on office hours using digital technology such as WHATSAPP and Zoom application during Covid-19 Pandemic. Design/methodology/approach: Quantitative research is a scientific method of using a questionnaire to gather numerical data. This type of research refers to counts or measures. This research answers how and when a specific phenomenon occurs. The Extensive literature review to be first conducted, followed by the nature of the questionnaire distributed with respective respondents have with regards to the topic will be held. The target population of this study comprised lecturers, senior lecturers, associate professors, and professors in a private university in Malaysia. The data will analyse using SPSS version 26 software. Findings: The topic is very important but unfortunately has not been given its due attention. The proposed study shall be among the first attempts to explore how occupational stress focusing on office hours using digital technology such as WHATSAPP and Zoom application can give a significant impact on employee performance. It would create awareness for policymakers to consider the necessary measures to help support children from single-mother homes towards their academic achievements. Practical implications: the findings of the proposed study will have theoretical and practical implications for the respective institution. The outcome of this study will be an additional reference material to other academia to design strategies to deal with increasing falling standards of education of lecturers during and after pandemic Covid19 pandemic. It would also make it necessary for all lecturers to be responsible and committed to their socialisation and learning process towards their knowledge, skills, and career development. Finally, the undertaking of this research will equip the researchers with the necessary skills to undertake further inquiries in the future.
FULL TEXT PDF 1-6 ] DOI: 10.30566/ijo-bs/2020.19

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