Often the efficiency of the logistics function of a business is estimated in terms of value. But there is no concrete definition of the term ‘value’ in logistics.
HRM practices according to Armstrong (2014, p2), “is a strategic and coherent approach to the management of an organization’s most valued assets, the people working there who individually and collectively contribute to the achievement of its objectives”.
The financial performance is linked to shareholder value which in turn affects the capital structure of the businesses. Generating more wealth for the shareholders can help to build a strong capital structure which is essential for long term growth of businesses.
Over the years, many models of consumer behaviour have been proposed, particularly in the context of the online shopping environment. A few of these models are; Engel-Kollat Blackwell Model, Kim, Ferrin and Rao’s (2008) model, Yan and Dai’s (2009) model, and Fang’s (2012) model.
Synergies are a form of value addition created in M&A
activities. The value addition is a representation of the finances in the form of revenues and costs that these merged businesses can achieve.
Maslow’s hierarchal need is known as a theoretical psychology concept which deals with five stages of the human need in a pyramid.
Quantitative forecasting techniques refers to the approaches of forecasting used for examining the future trends by analysing the historical data.