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International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences

Apr 19, 2014 Volume 26, Number

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Number of articles: 17

  1. Use of Elements of Semiotic Language in Tourism Marketing

    Michal Kolcun, Technical University of Košice, Slovakia (Slovak Republic); Sebastian Kot & Iwona Grabara, Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland

    Tourism marketing has developed a semiotic tourism language to promote and introduce touristic destinations, a language that is sometimes even called touristic language, and which uses signs and... More

    pp. 1-6

  2. Ranking the Knowledge Management Enablers Based on University Academic Members, Staff and Students Using AHP Method

    Gholamreza Jandaghi & Hamid Reza Irani, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Ehssan Jandaghi, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Zeinab Sadat Mousavi & Maryam Davoodavabi, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Knowledge management can play a vital role in increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of organizations. The earnings from utilizing knowledge management has caused that most organizations try... More

    pp. 7-13

  3. In Defense of the Internalists’ Conception of Africa’s Under-Development

    Olanrewaju Abdul Shitta-Bey, Lagos State University, Nigeria

    Many people have contributed to the debate on the causes of, and solutions to, Africa"s underdevelopment. The various contributors to the debate have been so divided into intellectual camps of the ... More

    pp. 14-21

  4. Taraz Al Akhbar in Persian Literature and Culture

    Mohammad Baqere Kamaladdini & Morteza Ghiasi, Payame Noor University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Taraz Al Akhbar, the effect of Abdel Nabi poetry and storytelling (1589-1980); is a collection of poem and prose texts that is valuable from the perspective of storytelling. This anthology has... More

    pp. 22-30

  5. Huxley’s Ape and Essence and Human Manipulation

    Ruzbeh Babaee & Wan Roselezam Wan Yahya, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

    In Ape and Essence (1948), Aldous Huxley indicates that people and their lives are highly controlled and regulated by disciplinary systems. Not only are people"s minds controlled by the... More

    pp. 31-40

  6. Of Protests and Riots: The Media Coverage of June 2009 Events in Iran and those of August 2011 in Britain

    Fatemeh Shahpoori Arani, Sobh-e Sadegh Institute of Higher Education, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Seyed Mohammad Marandi & Hossein Pirnajmuddin, University of Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    In the wake of America‘s post - 9/11 ||anti-terrorist|| policies the old scenario of regime-change in Iran entered a new phase. The media coverage of the 2009 presidential election and especially... More

    pp. 41-52

  7. Landmarks of Corporate Social Responsibilities in Romania

    Mirela Teodorescu, University of Craiova, Romania

    Currently, the image of a company, its corporate identity and culture have become of fundamental importance. Involvement in the community is necessary for a company that wants to ensure not only... More

    pp. 53-62

  8. Impact of Work Life Balance and Stress Management on Job Satisfaction among the Working Women in Public Sector Banks

    Rajesh K. Yadav, RKDF College of Engineering, India; Shriti Singh Yadav, Barkatullah University, India

    In today’s competitive environment, work life balance and stress management for women employees is highly desirable and if there is no job satisfaction and regularity in life, it can create a... More

    pp. 63-70

  9. Evaluating the Readiness of Management Schools to Execute Knowledge Management

    Gholamreza Jandaghi & Hamid Reza Irani, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Ehssan Jandaghi, Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Zeinab Sadat Mousavi & Maryam Davoodavabi, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    A new branch of management called knowledge management is created for improved application of knowledge capital in organizations. Applying such process improves knowledge processes and enhances... More

    pp. 78-83

  10. Investigating the Relation between Emotional Intelligence and Mental Health of the Students Majoring in Educational Sciences in the Year 2012 at the Mahabad's Payame Noor University

    Heman Mahmoudfakhe, Morad Abdivarmazan & Toba Amini, Payame Noor University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The current research was carried out with the aim of investigating the relation between the emotional intelligence and mental health of the students majoring in educational sciences in the year... More

    pp. 84-91

  11. Predicting Financial Stability of Select BSE Companies Revisiting Altman Z Score

    Vineet Chouhan, Sir Padampat Singhania University, India; Bibhas Chandra, Indian School of Mines, India; Shubham Goswami, Sir Padampat Singhania University, India

    In the era of globalization, prediction of financial distress is of interest not only to managers but also to external stakeholders of a company. The stakeholders are continuously seeking the... More

    pp. 92-105

  12. The Revolution in the Poetry of Dabiran

    Seied Mohammad Bagher Kamaladdini, Payam-e-Noor University, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    The poetry of the era of the Islamic Revolution developed alongside the Islamic movement of Iran in the closing years of the previous regime, and soon indicated its future direction. Many poets... More

    pp. 119-124

  13. Structural Changes in Livestock Production: A Case Study in Montenegro

    Goran Rajović; Jelisavka Bulatović, College of Textile Design

    The production structure of agriculture in Montenegro, livestock production has a veryimportant role, because without a stable and developed livestock production has not developedagriculture.... More

    pp. 125-137

  14. The Benefits of Reverse Logistics

    Janusz Grabara, Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland; Mariana Man, University of Petroşani, Romania; Michal Kolcun, Technical University of Košice, Slovakia (Slovak Republic)

    In conventional systems of prospect logistics, the flow starts from the raw material provided by suppliers, then manufactured parts and components for assembly of the end product which goes to... More

    pp. 138-147

  15. Sustainable Logistics and Business Competitiveness

    Ioan Constantin Dima, University Valahia of Târgovişte, Romania; Janusz Grabara, Czestochowa University of Technology, Poland; Vladimir Modrak, Technical University of Košic, Slovakia (Slovak Republic)

    Competitiveness, from the point of view of the company, can be defined as the ability to provide products and services in the same, or a more efficient way, than competitors do. The competitiveness... More

    pp. 148-156

  16. Strategies and Stratagems of Negotiation

    Bianca Teodorescu, University of Craiova, Romania

    Negotiation is a dynamic process through two or more persons are discussing about some problems in order to reach a satisfactory agreement on common interest. The techniques of negotiation... More

    pp. 157-163

  17. Heuristic Valences of Professional Newspapers

    Dan Ionescu, Nicolae Titulescu High School, Romania

    Heuristic valences of professional newspapers, on the Moravian organization and activity of the institutions that they founded, preserves information taken from News initiating activity, what means... More

    pp. 171-177