South Asian Journal of Business Studies: Volume 12 Issue 1


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IPO initial return in Pakistan: influence of country-level institutional quality

Waqas Mehmood, Rasidah Mohd-Rashid, Abd Halim Ahmad, Ahmad Hakimi Tajuddin

The present study investigated the influence of country-level institutional quality on IPO initial return using World Bank Governance indices.

Do entrepreneurship ecosystem and managerial skills contribute to startup development?

Raza Ali Zaidi, Muhammad Majid Khan, Rao Aamir Khan, Bahaudin G. Mujtaba

The purpose of this study is to analyze the factors affecting startup development and the entrepreneurship ecosystem's contribution to it.


Antecedents and consequences of online buying behavior: a mediation study

Suhail Ahmad Bhat, Sheikh Basharul Islam, Umer Mushtaq Lone

The study is aimed to identify the determinants of online buying behavior and their associations with the consequences of online buying behavior. The study adopted an e-loyalty…

Manifestations of workplace ostracism: an insight into academics' psychological well-being

Tehreem Fatima, Ahmad Raza Bilal, Muhammad Kashif Imran, Ambreen Sarwar

Ostracism is a subjective and relative concept that renders itself to multiple manifestations and context-specific outcomes. Therefore, this study identified specific behaviours…

Does financial development matter for domestic investment? Empirical evidence from India

Niharika Sinha, Swati Shastri

This paper empirically examines the impact of financial development on domestic investment in India for the period 1989–2017.

An empirical analysis among foreign direct investment, trade openness and economic growth: evidence from the Indian economy

Reenu Kumari, Malik Shahzad Shabbir, Sharjeel Saleem, Ghulam Yahya Khan, Bilal Ahmed Abbasi, Lydia Bares Lopez

This study examines the long-term and causal relationship among foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows, trade openness and economic growth from India.


Influence of high-performance work practices on organizational citizenship behaviour: the mediating role of affective commitment

Subash Chandra Pattnaik, Rashmita Sahoo

This study examines how high-performance work practices (HPWPs) influence organizational citizenship behaviour (OCB) and the mediating role of employee affective commitment (AC…

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