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International Letters of Social and Humanistic Sciences

Jul 11, 2014 Volume 35, Number

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Number of articles: 9

  1. An Assessment of Human Capital Development in Nigeria through the Lens of Education

    Martins Iyoboyi, Federal University, Nigeria; Olarinde Muftau, Usmanu Dan Fodiyo University, Nigeria

    The paper assesses human capital development in Nigeria through the lens of education. The study used education as proxy to capture human capital, while utilizing secondary sources of data. There... More

    pp. 1-14

  2. Effect of Dividend Announcement on Stock Prices in Banking Industry of Pakistan

    Nadeem Iqbal, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Pakistan; Naveed Ahmad, Indus International Institute DG-Khan, Pakistan; Hafeez Ullah & Aun Abbas, Bahaudin Zakaria University, Pakistan

    This paper proves the result of change in dividend on the stock price. The sample of the population depends on the three banking sector of Pakistan which is Bank Al-Falah, UBL and MCB. In this... More

    pp. 15-25

  3. Claim Settlement Process of Life Insurance Services - A Case Study of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company

    Rajesh K. Yadav, Maxim Institute of Technology, India; Sarvesh Mohania, Barkatullah University, India

    Life insurance is mainly taken to cover up risk of death/disability in term of monetary terms and secondary for the purpose of better return as investment option. Claims are filed at the time of... More

    pp. 26-32

  4. Henry Neville’s the Isle of Pines and the Emergence of Racial and Colonial Discourses in the Genre of Utopia in Britain

    Zahra Jannessari Ladani, University of Isfahan, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This essay will explicate and study Henry Neville"s The Isle of Pines as one of the most popular utopian/dystopian accounts written in the pamphleteering tradition current in the seventeenth... More

    pp. 33-44

  5. An Explanatory Analysis to Identify and Prioritize the Challenges of Islamic Banking Implementation: The Case of I.R. Iran

    Seyed Reza Seyed-Javadin, Reza Raei, Mohammad Javad Iravani & Mohammad Safari, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Islamic banking system has emerged as a competitive and a viable substitute for the conventional banking system during the last four decades. Islamic banking is a banking activity that is... More

    pp. 45-55

  6. Highlights on Mental Processes in Management

    Vladimir Modrak, Technical University of Košic, Slovakia (Slovak Republic); Mirela Teodorescu, University of Craiova, Romania; Daniela Gîfu, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iaşi, Romania

    Mental process or cognition process is a term often used for all the acts that people can do with their minds. These acts include perception, introspection, reasoning, creativity, imagination,... More

    pp. 56-65

  7. Elements of Organizational Communication

    Michal Kolcun, Technical University of Košice, Slovakia (Slovak Republic); Bianca Teodorescu, University of Craiova, Romania; Daniela Gîfu, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iaşi, Romania

    The organizational communication represents an arbitrated process in which the message is sent to the organization through a planning process and development strategy. The concept of communication ... More

    pp. 66-73

  8. Microfinance and Women Empowerment in Zimbabwe: A Case of Women Development Fund in Umguza District

    Joyce Selome & Nevel Tshuma, National University of Science and Technology, Zimbabwe

    The gender dimension of poverty focuses on the dilemma of women, their numerous roles as women and their role in dealing with poverty. In many developing countries, women are discriminated upon in ... More

    pp. 74-85

  9. Empirical Investigation of Risk Tacking Channel of Monetary Policy in Iran

    Farhad Rahbar & Mostafa Sargolzaei, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    This study deals with investigation of existence of monetary policy risk channel in the economy of Iran. For the same purpose, the seasonal data of macroeconomic variables are used in such a manner... More

    pp. 95-105