Accounting & Marketing

ISSN: 2168-9601

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    Relationship of personality and workplace deviance: Role of power distance within organization and role of Cronyism as a mediator

    Benish Shabbir1*, Qiu Xiaodong1 and Hassan Siddique2

    This study examines the occurrence of cronyism and shed light on its negative effect on the workplace. Cronyism plays mediating role and power distance plays a moderating role in this study. The targeted population of related study is public and private sector organizations of Pakistan. Primary data were collected from 173 employees of different organizations, such as educational sector, banking sector, development sector and aviation industry of Pakistan. Power distance moderates the relationship between big five personality traits and cronyism, as well as cronyism also mediates the relationship between personality traits and workplace deviance. Data was analyzed through SPSS and different analysis, such as correlation, regression, moderation and mediation analysis were tested. Implications of the study were also discussed.

      Review Article Pages: 1 - 11

      Factors Affecting Islamic Banking Financial Services In Ethiopian Banking Industry; In The Case Of Commercial Bank Of Ethiopia

      Edilawit Gebregiorgies*

      This study is undertaken to investigate the factors affecting Islamic banks’ financial services in Ethiopian banking industry with specific reference to commercial bank of Ethiopia branches found in Harar town. To achieve the aim of the study the primary data was collected through standard questionnaires. For measurement purpose, the Likert scale method was used to range of responses. The sample size was made up of 218 respondents. In which 18 interest free window employees and 200 customers are included. Purposive sampling technique was applied in sample selection. Analysis was done using inferential statistics using SPSS software. To determine existing relationship between the variables of study the researcher used correlation and regression analysis. The study result reveal that, all independent variables that are relative advantage, complexity, awareness, compatibility and perceived risk have small positive relationship and statistically significant correlation with dependent variable that is Islamic banking financial service. To conclude, the independent variables have serious effect on the Islamic banking service of CBE branches in Harar town. The bank should prepare different awareness creation programs and advertisement packages to create good awareness regarding Islamic banks operation and their services through focusing and continuing the Awareness creation programs using different occasions.

      Review Article Pages: 1 - 13

      Determinants Of Financial Sustainability Of Non-governmental Organizations In Ethiopia In The Case Of Local NGOs Around Eastern Hararge Zone, Orommiya Region

      Edilawit Gebregiorgies*

      This study aimed at investigating the determinant factors affecting financial sustainability of local NGOs located in eastern Hararge zone, Ethiopia. This study adopted a descriptive research design. The research target population was made up of 216 staffs of local nongovernmental organizations in eastern Hararge zone. Purposive sampling technique was applied in sample selection. Analysis was done using descriptive statistics using SPSS software. The analyzed data was presented through mean and standard deviation. There was need to determine if there was an existing relationship between the variables of study and the researcher used correlation and regression analysis. The study results also showed that there was a significant positive relationship between independent variables and dependent variable. The study concluded that income diversification, donor relationship management and financial management systems played a critical role in the financial sustainability of local NGOs. The study recommended that, NGOs should identify and implement various income generating activities with a view of achieving self-sustenance especially in light of declining donor support and should develop an operating framework that allows frequent meaningful collaborations with the donors in the execution of their activities. Furthermore, NGOs should strengthen their financial reporting structures to ensure effective management of their financial resources.

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