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Modern Management Forum is a social science journal that serves as the source material on business management and related theory. The contents deliver do not boundary to management concept, but also to understand, to discuss and to access the current trend in management of different businesses and organizations. It aims to provide a high profile and unique forum that share between employer and employee, and benefit both in the term of apply the knowledge in real-world situation, connect concepts, and experience management principles in a tactile and engaging way.

The article categories within the journal include (but not limited to) the following fields:

  • Developing self-awareness
  • Managing stress and well-being
  • Problem solving
  • Leadership
  • Empowering and engaging other
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Principle of planning and planning tools
  • Decision making
  • Motivation
  • Managing organization culture
  • Controlling management
  • Managing Conflict
  • System approach
  • Human Resource Management
  • Production and Control


  Vol 3, No 1: (In Publishing)

Table of Contents

Articles

by Xiaoxiao Wang, Ying Zhou
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This research explores “urban sprawl” to discover the reasons behind urban land-use changes and urban pattern transformations on a regional level. It begins with definitions of sprawl in Western and Eastern countries, then provides an adequate data analysis: collects related Index for urban sprawl and sustainable development for 15 top urban regions over 10 years (1999, 2004, and 2009), indicates which parameters can be considered as indicators for sustainable development in urban sprawl in China, and points out how these parameters affect the process of urban sprawl in the major cities in China.
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by Galder Abos Mendizabal1, Roberto Nuño Solinis2, Irune Zaballa Gonzalez2
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A virtual professional community of practice (VCoP), HOBE+, was set up in 2011 to foster and facilitate innovation . It was aimed at all primary care professionals of the Basque Public Health Service (Osakidetza) in the provinces of Biscay and Araba. HOBE+ incorporated a innovation management process from the generation of ideas to their implementation.

In 2015, based on its success, HOBE+ became a corporate tool in Osakidetza extending its radio of action to all employees and settings (primary and Hospital care).

This manuscript objective is to assess, via a case study method, the process of developing and implementing a VCoP open to all primary care professionals in Osakidetza, including the take-up, participation and use of this VCoP in the first 15 months after its launch in October 2011. The usefulness of the VCoP was also assessed through a survey gathering the opinions of the professionals involved.

The experience shows that it is possible to create a virtual CoP for innovation in primary care where professionals from different professional categories propose ideas for innovation that are ultimately implemented; a experience that had been later on refined and extended to all Osakidetza.

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by Abel Tewolde Mehari
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This study considered data collected from 150 customers of Commercial Bank of Ethiopia(CBE) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Those respondents were selected randomly from five branches of CBE in Addis Ababa: Finfinne branch, Theodros branch, Arat Killo branch, Saris Branch, and TemenjaYazh Branch. In drawing the samples from those representative branches, non-probability convenience sampling method has been used where customers are intercepted at the branches of the banks until the required sample size is reached.

The objectives of this study are to assess: mobile banking usage frequency of customers,  mobile banking transaction items, customers’ perceived benefit of mobile banking, compelling factors to use mobile banking, perception and satisfaction level of customers.

Accordingly, of the distributed 150 questionnaires 113 were returned and valid for analysis. Based on this data the following are some of conclusions were made:

This study unveils that interruption of network and uneasiness to login are the major problems of mobile banking service provision in the study area.

From the ologit analysis result the study confirms usage frequency of mobile banking service is significantly affected by Age of the user (subscriber for ATM services), gender (subscriber for ATM services), and network interruption, lack of security, login difficulty, service charge and Doubt of the user about security. However, the availability of Forex information in the mobile banking service package does not have significant relationship with usage frequency. Specifically age of the user, logindifficulty, service charge and network interruption have extremely strong relationship with the usage frequency of customers towards mobile banking services.

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USP JournalsArticle Processing Charge
Modern Management ForumUS$ 800

 

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Finance and Market is expected to provide an international platform for academic researchers and practitioners and policy makers from different background, who engage in the theoretical and empirical research of financial markets and derivatives. It is a high quality, peer-reviewed journal dedicates to serve as the primary source highlighting on original research that cover conceptual and applied issue that relating with trading strategy for investment, organizational theory, optimal order placement strategies, and analyses of short and long run horizon price behaviour.

  • Econometrics
  • Statistics-Economic Theory
  • Finance & Banking
  • International Economics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Securities Trading & Pricing
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Risk Factor
  • Financial Crisis
  • Payment System
  • Loans
  • Behavioral finance
  • Emotional finance
  • Global Banking System

 

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Modern Management Forum provides immediate Gold Open Access to its content as it believes that making research freely available to the public helps promote the research results and in turn benefits the scholarly community.

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 News and Updates

Journal Notice: Call for Papers for the Special Issue: Modern Management Forum

This special issue of MODERN MANAGEMENT FORUM is dedicated to the studies on Econophysics in Modern Financial Management. We see a spectrum of interest rates and asset returns across financial markets which has made arbitraging a threat to the rationalization of returns which ought to be the natural outcome of globalization of businesses. By studying the interaction of econophysics with financial management principles we ought to be able to narrow the gaps and spreads thus making asset markets more efficient. Hence, we dedicate this issue to the particular issue of Econophysics in Modern Financial Management.

The Lead Guest Editor

Soumitra Kumar Mallick

Posted: 2019-05-22 More...

Journal Notice: Call for Papers for the Special Issue: Modern Management Forum

In the world, waste production occurs at a considerable rate, and very few of them are recycled. It is important to improve recycling ways of ferrous and non-ferrous production industries wastes in order to reduce the damage to the environment and the economy. These industrial wastes can be reused in many other industry applications. 

The Lead Guest Editor

Sinem Çevik

Posted: 2019-05-27 More...

Journal Notice: Artificial Intelligence in Human Resource Management

In the Special Issue, we foreground an important but under-researched theme – the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in human resource management. We invite scholars, managers and organizations to submit their manuscripts to an upcoming special issue of the Modern Management Forum on Artificial intelligence (AI) in human resource management, which is dedicated to advancing theories for understanding the unique implication of AI in personnel policy, talent development, managerial effectiveness and, more generally, human resource management.

The Lead Guest Editor

Kirk Chang

Posted: 2019-05-14 More...