Journal of Business and Economic Development

Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018

  • Effect of Social Capital on Mitigating Transaction Uncertainty of Small Enterprises in Sri Lanka

    H. M. S. Priyanath, S. P. Premaratne

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 1-10
    Received: 5 October 2017
    Accepted: 16 October 2017
    Published: 14 December 2017
    Abstract: Small Enterprises (SEs) do not have capacity to collect and evaluate information to predict future behavior of business environment on one hand and they fail to avoid the hazards from opportunism of exchange partners on the other hand due to the lack of information. SEs develop informal and personal relationships with different members of the netwo... Show More
  • Influencing Purchasing Positioning – Deriving a Model Based on External Factors

    Jens-Andreas Barth

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 11-16
    Received: 28 September 2017
    Accepted: 24 November 2017
    Published: 20 December 2017
    Abstract: Strategy, Employees, Organization, Method and Tools, Processes and Systems can be named as the internal factors which determine organizational performance. Embedded in a corporate organization and interfering with market players there seem to exist further factors, which need to be considered. Since the end of last century corporations experienced ... Show More
  • Influence of Hospital Capabilities on Organizational Performance of Mission Hospitals in Kenya

    Peter Gaturu, Daniel Oigo

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 17-21
    Received: 29 November 2017
    Accepted: 15 December 2017
    Published: 19 January 2018
    Abstract: Modern healthcare is characterized by new disease patterns; advanced technologies; unpredictable patients’ needs; physical infrastructure and diverse workforce requirements. A hospital is mainly the first point of health care service delivery; and is indispensable in fostering a healthy population. The health sector in Kenya has allowed a diverse n... Show More
  • Impact of Capital Flight on Economic Growth in Nigeria: An Econometric Approach

    Samson Bredino, Peter Fiderikumo, Adedoyin Adesuji

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2018
    Pages: 22-29
    Received: 22 December 2017
    Accepted: 15 January 2018
    Published: 21 March 2018
    Abstract: This article examined the impact of capital flight on economic growth in Nigeria. Classical methods of predicting impact of capital flight on economic growth have not yielded much result. This research examines time series data which includes gross domestic product (GDP), capital flight, exchange rate and external debt which was computed from the n... Show More