International Academic Research Journal of Economics and Finance (IARJEF) - ISSN : 2227-6254 (Print)

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International Academic Research Journal of Economics and Finance (IARJEF) is a Double-blind peer-reviewed quarterly journal, published by Academic Research Publishers. The journal publishes research papers in the fields of Economics , Finance, Business, Marketing, Human resource management and relevant subjects. The journal is available only on print edition and the current issue can be viewed online. Authors can also download current article from online version.

Vol No. 4 Issue 1 : March 2016
An Analysis of Employee Motivation at Kerala State Handloom Weavers’ Co - Operative Society in Trivandrum Pages From : 01-09
Author(s) : Divya S L,Dr. Sham N J
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   Handloom sector is a major non-farm employer in India. About 16 million ofrnweavers depend on this sector in the country. Handloom weaving is one of the mostrnimportant nonagricultural sources of income in India. Indian Handloom Industry is asrnaged as civilization by itself. Handloom is a significant cottage industry of India havingrnsplendid past and traditional value handed down from years to years. In this paper anrnattempt has been made to analyze the effectiveness of employee motivation Kerala staternhandloom weavers co - operative society in Trivandrum. The study was based on thernsample of 50 weavers. To find out the profile, production, marketing, motivationalrnfactors and financial management of weavers cooperative societies, primary andrnsecondary data were collected. The study reveals that central and state governmentsrnhave evolved many schemes to uplift the motivational factors by providing incentives inrnthe form of grants and loans to impart training on new designs, modernization of loomsrnetc. But handloom weaving units continue to be in the grip of problems. The objective ofrnthis paper is to familiarize with the current status of the factors that increase thernemployee motivation and to find the measures for further improvement of Handloomrnindustry.

A Study of HR Practices on Aviation Software Project Outcomes Pages From : 10-18
Author(s) : JoJo Williams,Dr. C. Sengottuvelu, CPM(ISM-USA)
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   This research studies the impact of human resources practices on aviationrnsoftware project outcomes. Aviation software projects are some of the most complexrnprojects undertaken in the software industry and critical in terms of requirement ofrnspecifications, functionality and safety. In aviation software projects that have many uniquernand complex characteristics, human resource management play a unique role in promotingrnthe efficient use of complex human resources practices. Human resources still account forrnthe majority of costs in many aviation software projects owing to the high cost of retainingrnskilled staff in this field. This research paper examines human resource and projectrnmanagement literature and identifies the application of the related project managerialrntechniques and human resources practices with a focus on aviation software systemsrnprojects. This study examines 12 aviation software projects analyzed included MaintenancernRepair Overhaul System, Airline Reservation System, Cargo Operations System, InternetrnBooking Engine (IBE), Airport Control Solution, Airline Revenue Accounting Solution,rnAirline Loyalty Program Management (Frequent Flier program), Airline Holidaysrnmanagement system Flight Planning System, Fleet watch systems, Flight Data ManagementrnSystem, Fuel Emission Management Information System. About 100 sample questionnairesrnwere administered based on analytical study of staff involvement in projects, and based onrnvarious feedback, data collected and analyzed for the study area related to this research.rnEach questionnaire was personally administered to respondents and data verified forrnaccuracy and consistency based on feedback on the questionnaire. Due to time constraintsrnof various respondents, verbal replies were administered to the questionnaire based onrnknowledge feedback provided by the respondents over a course of time. In order tornascertain the sampling instrument is consistent, it was given to key management personnelrnand project executives for scrutiny and approval. Instrument for data collection will bernstructured questionnaire, which will consist of data from the respondent related to projectrntitle, status etc. and the effect of Human Resource management and project outcome. ArnLikert scale measures the extent to which a person agrees or disagrees with the question.rnThe Chi-square statistical analysis was conducted for data analysis and the key findingsrnand conclusions were made for implementation.

Influence of Promoters, Directors, and Debt on Voluntary Disclosure Levels Pages From : 20-33
Author(s) : Rama Seth
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   On June 4, 2010, the governmentrnannounced measures to amend thernsecurities regulations for Indian PLCs tornensure a minimum public shareholding ofrn25 percent by non-promoters. In thisrncontext, understanding the ramifications ofrnvoluntary disclosures by firms in Indiarnbecomes important, for both Indian PLCsrnand their investors.