South Asian Journal of Business Studies: Volume 10 Issue 1


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Foreign aid and growth nexus: empirical evidence from South Asian countries

Nihar Ranjan Jena, Narayan Sethi

The purpose of this paper is to empirically examine the effectiveness of foreign aid in improving economic growth prospects in the South Asian region from 1996 to 2017.

The impact of brand familiarity, customer brand engagement and self-identification on word-of-mouth

Anitha Acharya

The purpose of this paper is to check for the effects of brand familiarity, customer brand engagement and self-identification on word-of-mouth (WOM) communication.


Intellectual capital: a determinant of firms' operational efficiency

Kanishka Gupta, T.V. Raman

Intellectual capital (IC) has been recognized in improving the efficiency of businesses and gaining competitive edge in the developed world. The present study offers perspectives…

The nexus of economic growth, priority sector lending and non-performing assets: case of Indian banking sector

Dolly Gaur, Dipti Ranjan Mohapatra

In recent years, the Indian banking sector is facing a major cause of concern in the form of Nonperforming Assets (NPA), and the priority sector lending (PSL) is generally…

Estimating the key determinants of foreign direct investment flows in Pakistan: new insights into the co-integration relationship

Hummera Saleem, Malik Shahzad Shabbir, Bilal Khan, Shahab Aziz, Maizaitulaidawati Md Husin, Bilal Ahmed Abbasi

This empirical analysis tries to examine determinants of private foreign direct investment (FDI) in Pakistan using the bounds test approach. Main determinants of FDI among them…

Impact of employee's political skill on abusive supervision: does gender matter?

Fizza Rizvi, Akbar Azam

The purpose of this research is to investigate if employees possessing good political skill face less abusive behavior from their supervisors. Moreover, the gender of the…

Multigroup analysis of higher-order model of knowledge variables in the context of global ventures through PLS-SEM

Vijita S. Aggarwal, Madhavi Kapoor

The study purports at investigating the effect of organizational factors (strategy, culture, information technology and structure) on knowledge transfer and innovation performance…

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