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Intra-industry’ Effects from Mergers on Financial Statements, in and out of Technology-intensive Industries: Evidence from Greece

Michail Pazarskis, George Drogalas, Andreas Koutoupis, Grigorios Lazos
Volume 8, Issue 1, 2019, Pages 16-21
The study examines the impact of mergers on accounting performance of Greek listed firms involved in mergers. More specifically, we studied a sample of thirty-two absorbed listed firms in four sectors (primary sector, technology-intensive industrial sector, commercial and services sector, construction...

E-Governance Maturity Models: A Meta-ethnographic Study

Sayantan Khanra, Rojers P Joseph
Volume 8, Issue 1, 2019, Pages 1-9
This study aims to identify the key dimensions that constitute a mature e-Government ecosystem through a systematic review of the existing e-Governance maturity models and a meta-ethnographic approach. The study identifies online presence, facilitating interaction, integrated ecosystem, online payments,...

The influence of system quality, information quality, e-service quality and perceived value on Shopee consumer loyalty in Padang City

Wilda Kurnia Putri, Vera Pujani
Volume 8, Issue 1, 2019, Pages 10-15
Electronic commerce (e-commerce) developing rapidly in Indonesia in recent years, which is one of effort to expand the reach of marketing to be more effective and efficient. This study aims to examined the effect of system quality, information quality, e-service quality and perceived value to online...

The potential scope of m-health initiative into Grameen renewable energy in Banglades

Mahfuz Ashraf, Marufa Marufa Hasin, A B Emran Salahuddin, Sohel Ahmed, Soong-Chul Ro, Pradeep Ray, Uzir Hossain Uzir
Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2018, Pages 144-150
Sustainability or sustainable development is possible only if health issues of mother and their child and the employment or involvement of women can be ensured in society by promoting social business using the easiest technological system like mobile technology. In this paper, we demonstrate how Grameen...

mHealth in Bangladesh: Current Status and Future Development

Mohammad Zahedul Alam
Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2018, Pages 112-124
Digital health has significant potential in health and health system potential. mHealth is one of the digital solutions, has been one of the focus in Bangladesh for the last couple of years. There is enormous potential in using mHealth within the healthcare sector to ensure healthcare quality, accessibility...

A study on the factors affect to technological adoption of e-Government Information System interoperability in Vietnam

Nguyen Van Thanh, Hyenyoung Yoon, Junseok Hwang
Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2018, Pages 125-143
Information system interoperability has an important role for e- Government development, specially in term of Public management information system. Each country has its own strategy in ensuring interoperability in information system. Nowadays, archiving interoperability among information system is very...

The impact of social media followers on corporate value: An investigation of Australian firms

Patrick Mauder
Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2018, Pages 1-12
With social media user numbers reaching billions, firms seek to partake in the benefits of investing into social media activities. Existing literature, however, provides little insight as to whether investment in social media adds value for corporations. In particular, it remains difficult to quantify...

Impact of Knowledge Management on Employee Work Performance: Evidence from Saudi Arabia

Bader Alyoubi, Md. Rakibul Hoque, Ibraheem Alharbi, Adel Alyoubi, Najah Almazmomi
Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2018, Pages 13-24
Knowledge Management (KM) has become critical in today’s highly competitive, uncertain, and rapidly changing business environment. The objective of this study is to measure the effects of knowledge management processes (knowledge acquisition, knowledge sharing, knowledge creation and knowledge retention)...

Internet Addiction and Mental and Physical Fatigue

Catherine Bachleda, Lamyae Darhiri
Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2018, Pages 25-33
Although Internet addiction and fatigue are issues of concern among university students, the association between these phenomena has not been examined. In a unique contribution to the literature, this study examined if Internet addiction differentially influenced mental and physical fatigue in a sample...

A Conceptual Framework for the Acceptance of Drones

Johnny Chamata, Jonathan Winterton
Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2018, Pages 34-46
The literature on the public acceptance of unmanned aircraft, aka drones, is scarce and undeveloped. This is evident in the absence of theoretical and methodological substantiality in existing research. This research paper suggests a conceptual model for predicting the public acceptance of unmanned aircraft....

The Influence of Social Commerce on Consumer Decisions

H.A.H. Hettiarachchi, C.N. Wickramasinghe, S. Ranathunga
Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2018, Pages 47-58
Today, comprehending consumer behavior is becoming dynamically challenging with the emergence of social commerce. Business organizations are now striving to convince consumers by exploiting the advantage of social support empowered by online social networks. Importantly, social ties in such online social...

Digital Transformation, Business Model Innovation and Efficiency in Content Industries: A Review

Joseph P. Rojers
Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2018, Pages 59-70
Owing to the symbolic, highly digitizable nature of the goods the content industry produces, they are highly amenable to digital transformation with radical consequences for businesses selling information products. Digitization and digital networks can save several costs that are inherent in the brick...

Social business for responding to natural disasters: a post-tsunami case study in Indonesian region

Teuku Aulia Geumpana, Mahfuz Ashraf, Rashadul Hasan, Md. Munzur Morshed, Md. Uzir Hossain, Anne Bunde-Birouste
Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2018, Pages 71-80
Disasters, mostly uncontrollable in nature, outbreak with devastating impacts throughout the world every year. Disasters might happen in any part of the world at any time. Though the aftermath of disasters negatively impacts all walks of life it usually creates casualties and affects the socio-economically...

The My Health Record (MyHR) Adoption in General Practices: Literature Review and Future Research Direction

Urooj Raza Khan, Tanveer A Zia, Chris Pearce, Kaushalya Perera
Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2018, Pages 81-92
Digital health has significant potential in health and healthcare system improvement. My Health Record (MyHR), one of digital health solutions, has been one of the focus in Australia for past few years. Aiming to initiate a study of MyHR adoption in general practices, this paper brings up results of...

Factors Affecting Mobile Applications of Remote Security Cameras at Home and Office: An Empirical Investigation in Southern California

Ahmed Elmorshidy
Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2018, Pages 93-111
This paper aims to assess and evaluate the factors affecting mobile applications used to access and control security cameras at home and office. Survey data from 397 mobile applications users from Orange County and San Bernardino County in Southern California, USA were collected to test the proposed...

Factors Delaying the Adoption of Civil Drones: A Primitive Framework

Johnny Chamata
Volume 6, Issue 4, June 2017, Pages 125-132
The literature on the acceptance or adoption of unmanned aircraft, aka civil drones, is scarce and under-developed. The majority of literature discusses several social concerns, whereas only little research promotes economic concerns. Additionally, the literature does not consider existing technology...

Financing Universal Health Coverage: A Systematic Review

Md. Jahir Uddin Palas, Mahfuz Ashraf, Pradeep Kumar Ray
Volume 6, Issue 4, June 2017, Pages 133-148
Across the globe, a significant portion of the population lacks the essential healthcare services due to the rising cost of such services. To ensure healthcare for all, the idea of universal health coverage has evolved but affordability and equity of health services have become the major concerns in...

E-tailing in Australia: A preliminary analysis of David Jones

Jun Xu, Xiangzhu Gao, John Hammond
Volume 6, Issue 4, June 2017, Pages 149-157
Compared with other countries, especially China, United States, United Kingdom, Japan and Germany, Australia’s online retail fall behind in terms of both its sale and percentage contribution to the total retail. This paper analyses David Jones, which is typical of large department store chains, and Australian...

The Commercial Use of Drones in U.S. National Parks

Johnny Elie Chamata, Lisa Marie King
Volume 6, Issue 4, June 2017, Pages 158-164
Motivated by current reports showing potential socioeconomic benefits, this research investigated the use of civil drones in national parks and discussed the implications of this use, taking the United States as an example. Relying on literature about concessions in national parks, we have discussed...

Linking Indigenous Peoples’ Health-Related Decision Making to Information Communication Technology: Insights from an Emerging Economy

Md. Jahir Uddin Palas, Mahfuz Ashraf, Ali Quazi, Helena Grunfeld, Najmul Hasan
Volume 6, Issue 3, April 2017, Pages 64-81
Indigenous peoples are being marginalised globally from a socioeconomic perspective and are often excluded from mainstream communities for social and/or geographic reasons. Historically, they tend to have lower living standards, including poor health conditions as compared to the rest of the population....

Determinants of the Adoption of Human Resources Information Systems in a Developing Country: An Empirical Study

G. M. Azmal Ali Quaosar
Volume 6, Issue 3, April 2017, Pages 82-93
This study explores the relationship between innovation, organizational and environmental characteristics, and the adoption of HRIS. After an extensive review of existing literature, a research model and corresponding questionnaire was developed to collect data using purposive sampling method. The targeted...

Role of Community Radio for Community Development in Bangladesh

Md. Anowarul Arif Khan, Md. Mostafizur Rahman Khan, Mahmudul Hassan, Firoz Ahmed, Shah Md. Rauful Haque
Volume 6, Issue 3, April 2017, Pages 94-102
Community radio is a medium of expressing and sharing views, thoughts, ideas, problems and prospects of rural, disadvantaged, vulnerable and hard to reach population with the mainstream population. As the media of root level people of the disadvantaged areas, Community radio has become popular in recent...

User adoption of mobile commerce in Bangladesh: Integrating perceived risk, perceived cost and personal awareness with TAM

Mohammed Mizanur Rahman, Terry Sloan
Volume 6, Issue 3, April 2017, Pages 103-124
This paper develops and tests a model for predicting user adoption of mobile commerce (i.e. e-commerce using mobile phones) in developing countries. The model takes up the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) determinants of perceived usefulness and perceived ease of use, and extends these through the inclusion...

Challenges in Seniors Adopting Assistive Robots: A Systematic Review

Arni Ariani, Vasvi Kapadia, Amir Talaei-Khoei, Junhua Li, Pradeep K. Ray
Volume 6, Issue 2, May 2016, Pages 25-36
This study aimed to explore challenges underlying seniors’ adoption of assistive robots. A systematic literature review involved three stages: the first two stages focused on identifying and selecting relevant papers, followed by extracting and analyzing data from selected papers. Analysis revealed several...

Gender Differences in Intentions to use a Personal Carbon Trading System

Alex Hendry, Bruce Armstrong, Garry Egger, Gary Webb, William Smart
Volume 6, Issue 2, May 2016, Pages 37-49
Personal carbon trading systems (PCTS) have been hypothesized as one of the measures needing to be considered to combat global warming and reduce carbon emissions (references here). The research described in this paper examines baseline data collected as part of the Norfolk Island Carbon Health Evaluation...