All articles by Pamkhuila Shaiza

Goal setting theory of performance management system

Goal setting refers to goals being set for the future for subsequent performance of an individual or organisations. The pioneer of goal setting theory Edwin Locke states that when individuals or organisations set more difficult goals, then they perform better. On the other hand if the set goals are easy then performance of an individual or organisation decreases (Locke & Latham 2006). Read more »

Advantages of introducing Islamic banking system in India

Islamic banking system in IndiaAs seen in the previous context, announcement of the instituting ‘Islamic banking system’ by the Indian government has garnered nation-wide interest in recent months. The article primarily focusses on the socio-economic development and in promoting egalitarianism or Islamic banking in India. Read more »

Civil war and the Decline of Tourism in Lebanon

Before the Civil War (1975-1990) Lebanon was a peaceful region that enjoyed calm and renowned prosperity in terms of economy and socio-political system. The economy in the pre-Lebanese civil war was driven by agriculture, banking and most importantly tourism. Based on its stability and prosperity, its capital “Beirut” was the centre of tourism in Asia and was regarded as the ‘Paris of the Middle East’ (Becker 2014). The pre-war Lebanon was considered as the most ideal tourist destination in the Middle East. The scenic beauty, sunny climate and historical sites were the main points of attraction before the civil war for tourism in Lebanon. Read more »

Introduction of Islamic Banking in India

Over the past many years, several initiatives have been undertaken by the Indian government and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to introduce Islamic banking in India. In 2010 and after 34 years, Indian Prime Minister visited Saudi Arabia, which is one of the major investor in Islamic banking (Kumar 2016). Similarly the recent visit of Indian Prime Minister in 2016 has helped to develop bilateral relationship between the two countries. Demographically, many Indians living in the Gulf will garner interest from the introduction of Islamic banking. Read more »

Israel’s agricultural technology is helping India to improve agriculture productivity

Agriculture with a 54.6% share in India’s total employment and 17.5% share in India’s economy has become one of the important pillars of India’s developmental process (Chand 2014). But over the years, its less-than-impressive performance has raised concerns for Indian government. In 2013-14, the contribution of agriculture and allied sector to the total growth reduced to 4.6% from 5.8% in 2007-08 (Ministry of Agriculture, 2014). Read more »

Agricultural problems faced by the farmers of India

Agriculture is one of the most important pillars of the Indian economy. The contribution of agriculture and its allied sectors to India’s GDP stood at 13.9% during 2013-14 (Agriculture 2013). More than half of the Indian population is dependent on agriculture for its subsistence. Read more »

Promising sectors in Iran for investments after the removal of economic sanctions

In November 1979, the United States of America (US) imposed sanctions on Iran regarding imports, which amounted to $12 billion in assets. In 1995 the United States prohibited any of her country’s companies from investing in Iranian oil or any other trading activities. By 2006, there was an additional burden to Iran, when the United (UN) Security Council imposed sanctioned on Iran’s trade in nuclear related matters, followed by the United States in 2007. Read more »

China’s role in the United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (UNPKO) in Africa

Africa has been one of the regions with the highest conflict rates. By joining the United Nations’ Peace keeping operations UNPKO, China has been helping the UNPKO in addressing international peace and security-related matters. Read more »

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