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  • Armache, Jalal (2017-11-24)
    This article discusses the ways and methods that keep employees motivated and productive. Several studies have shown great positive corrolation between employees's motivational level and organizational productivity. This ...
  • Ladki, Said M. (2016-01-28)
    This article draws attention to obesity, inadequate exercise, and overeating that seem inevitable, among institutional foodservice professionals. Foodservice employees (164) responded to a 32-itera questionnaire. Seventy-six ...
  • Ladki, Said M. (2016-05-16)
    Overeating, inadequate exercise, work-related stress, and long working hours are accepted issues among restaurant managers. The underlying question was whether such life styles affect employers' health care cost and ...
  • Fakih, Ali (2017-07-07)
    Vacation leave is introduced in workplaces to improve the working environment. Surprisingly, it has been observed that a large number of workers do not use all of their entitled vacation days. This paper provides a novel ...
  • Fakih, Ali; Ghazalian, Pascal L. (2016-05-06)
    Purpose – Labour market constraints constitute prominent obstacles to firm development and economic growth of countries located in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The purpose of this paper is to examine ...
  • Freling, Traci H.; Yangb, Zhiyong; Saini, Ritesh; Itani, Omar S.; Abualsamh, Ryan Rashad (2022-01-07)
    The objective of this paper is to resolve mixed findings about which type of evidence is more persuasive—statistical or anecdotal information. In a meta-analysis of 61 papers exploring the persuasive impact of evidence ...
  • Karaki, Mohamad B.; Herrera, Ana Maria; Rangaraju, Sandeep Kumar (2017-11-01)
    In this paper, we estimate a factor augmented vector autoregressive (FAVAR) model to investigate the effect of oil price shocks on total private job flows as well as on industry-level job creation and destruction. Following ...
  • Fakih, Ali; Ghazalian, Pascal L. (2016-05-06)
    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to analyse the export behaviour of manufacturing firms located in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region using data from the World Bank's Enterprise Surveys Database. De ...
  • Ismail, Hussein N.; Karkoulian, Silva; Kertechian, Sevag K. (2019-06-03)
    Purpose As one of the first studies in this field, the purpose of this paper is to explore the effect of personal values on job performance and job satisfaction across different jobs. Further, it aims to identify personal ...
  • Fakih, Ali; Marrouch, Walid (2016-05-06)
    Foreign domestic workers’ activities provide important market and non-market services in a large number of middle-income countries as these activities have an impact on the labor force participation and time allocation ...
  • Raad, Elias (2016-10-27)
    The purpose of this paper is to explore empirically the relationship between several factors reported in the literature to affect the premium received by takeover target shareholders. Using a sample of 190 successful ...
  • Toukan, Amjad (2016-12-14)
    Interested in how does the quality of governance in a country affect the ratio of the value added share of capital intensive goods to the value added share of labor intensive goods, I am testing the hypothesis that the ...
  • Fakih, Ali; Ghazalian, Pascale (2017-04-07)
    This paper analyzes the exporting behaviour of manufacturing firms located in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region using data from the World Bank's Enterprise Surveys Database. It specifically examines the factors ...
  • Karkoulian, Silva; Halawi, Leila (2017-04-07)
    This study reports the results of 248 survey questionnaires and 26 interviews with full-time and part-time female faculty members at a Lebanese Higher Education Institution. The researchers focused on working women at a ...
  • Ladki, Said; Itani, Sara (2018-10-31)
    This paper explores the phenomenon of leadership with the intent to improve the practice, to understand, and to influence people while focusing on gender issues. Queen Rania Al Abdullah, the Queen of Jordan, presents a ...
  • Arayssi, Mahmoud; Dah, Mustafa; Jizi, Mohammad (2016-11-16)
    Purpose As pressures mount for women directors on corporate boards (WDOCBs) from different stakeholders, companies become more interested in finding out how WDOCBs impact sustainability disclosure. The purpose of this ...
  • Karkoulian, Silva; Sinan, Tala (Asian Society of management & Marketing Research (ASMMR), 2018-03-28)
    This study aims at verifying whether a lower level of perceived stress combined with a high level of control predict a higher level of perceived work life balance for employees in the Lebanese banking sector. Primary data ...
  • Mach, Merce; Ferreira, Aristides I.; Martinez, Luis F.; Lisowskaia, Antonina; Dagher, Grace K.; Perez-Nebra, Amalia R. (2019-05-29)
    This study examines whether the relationship between the employees’ perceived job autonomy may be prone to the contextual influence of supervisor support and presenteeism climate in explaining the attendance behaviors of ...
  • Dagher, Grace; Ferreira, Aristides I.; Mach, Merce; Martinez, Luis F.; Brewster, Chris; Perez-Nebra, Amalia; Lisovskaya, Antonina (2017-09-12)
    A climate of presenteeism has important effects on employee well-being and the organization itself. Our study, based on surveys of health sector employees in six different countries (Brazil, Ecuador, Lebanon, Portugal, ...
  • Tarhini, Abbas; Mansour, Nashat; Siblini, Reda (2018-06-04)
    Web Services represent a recent promising software technology that provides application-to-application interaction. Web Services are described using Web Services Description Language (WSDL), and the Universal Description, ...

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