International Journal of Business and Economics Research

Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018

  • The Escalation of Commitment and Disposition Effect in Securities Trading: An Experimental Study

    Gao Kai, Jia Chen, Nie Lei

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 25 December 2017
    Accepted: 11 January 2018
    Published: 23 January 2018
    Abstract: This paper investigates the relationship between disposition effect and escalation of commitment in securities trading. First, we developed an investment simulation system, that manipulated five stocks' price during thirty-six periods to test investors' behavioral patterns in securities trading. Then, we investigate whether the gain ratio or loss r... Show More
  • Learning Organizations and Innovation Mediated by Job Satisfaction

    Rania Abdel Razzaq Allouzi, Taghrid Saleh Suifan, Mohammed Alnuaimi

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 7-19
    Received: 2 February 2018
    Accepted: 25 February 2018
    Published: 20 March 2018
    Abstract: The purpose of this research is to investigate whether job satisfaction plays a mediating role in the relationship between learning organization and organizational innovation. To perform this research, questionnaires were used to collect data from 20 insurance companies in Jordan listed on the Amman Stock Exchange. Data were analyzed using the Stat... Show More
  • Outsourcing – A Review for Research and Practical Applications

    Sreedevi R., Tushar Tanwar

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 20-24
    Received: 4 February 2018
    Accepted: 16 February 2018
    Published: 19 April 2018
    Abstract: There is an increasing need for firms to have a sustainable competitive advantage and outsourcing is one of the most important strategic tools for firms to gain a competitive edge. On studying the literature, it is identified that there are varied theoretical perspectives of outsourcing, with cost savings not being the sole reason for firms to outs... Show More