Category: EBMC2016


A Literature Review on the Strategy Planning, Implementation and Execution in Large Service Industry and Cultural Effects on Strategy Execution

The pedantic strategy is one of the key element of any cooperation’s success. However, the implementation of the strategy is very important as most of the strategy fails during the implementation stage. The implementation of the strategy is daunting task as it faces many challenges in today’s organizations which endeavors to achieve the performance but


Balancing the Hybridization of Public Libraries and Private Companies

This article explores how the government balances hybridization of public libraries and private companies based on a study in Japan. This research makes three important contributions to the research arena of hybridization by conducting in-depth case study and ethnography. First, through research into the management model of hybridization, we shed a light on public governance.


Organisational Culture that Facilitate Lean Implementation

Purpose: Lack of research regarding the critical factor of organisational culture related to lean implementation and Culture is the key factor to making the changes for lean implementation (Pakdil and Leonard, 2015). Implementing lean into industrial SMEs faces difficulties, whereas it is more likely to be implemented successfully in larger companies, which then gain the


Palm Oil Sustainability Certification and Firm Performance: Is There a Conflict Between RSPO and MSPO?

Malaysia is very proactive in governing its palm oil industry. As the second largest world exporter of palm oil it must not jeopardize its export earnings. The current requirement imposed on developing economies to export only RSPO-certified palm oil to the Western countries has raised concerns among the industry players. RSPO stands for Roundtable on


The Efficiency of the Commodity Futures Market in Thailand

Since two commodity futures markets are organized in Thailand – the Thailand Futures Exchange (TFEX) and the Agricultural Futures Exchange of Thailand (AFET), non-agricultural commodity (gold and Brent crude oil) is traded in TFEX while agricultural commodity (rubber, rice, tapioca chip) is traded in AFET. This paper not only examines non-agricultural and agricultural commodity futures


Quality Management and the Reduction of Unproductive Times in Agro-Industrial Processes: Bonduelle Portugal

Because of not adding value to the final product, the unproductive times are the subject of this study, in order to proceed, when possible, to its elimination, or the reduction of its duration. The studies to be developed during this work has as main objective, the creation and implementation of a procedure to reduce the variability,


Corporate Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility and Community Development the Case of the Niger Delta

In recent years, multinational companies operating in developing countries have come under increased pressure to engage in community development as stakeholders and as a consequence the activities of these companies have been subjected to greater public scrutiny. The multinational companies have responded by ensuring that global corporate social responsibility strategies are incorporated into their larger


FDI Motivations and Their Impacts in Former Soviet Republics

The growth of Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) activities through Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in developed and developing countries have largely attracted the attention of policy makers because of the expected positive impacts they may have on receiving countries. But the relationship between FDI and domestic investment is a controversial issue in the economic literature. This paper


Study on Service Quality of Select Indian Banks: Usage of Data From Online Review Sites

Measuring Service Quality has bas been an area of interest for researchers since 1980s. As the retail banking institutions become more customer centric, the focus on customer service quality is increasing across the world. Pre-existing service quality frameworks such as SERVPERF and SERVQUAL have been applied to evaluate the quality levels in banking. However, these