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EDITORIAL

Dr. Amitabh Upadhya
Editor- In- Chief

The present issue of Skyline Business Journal (SBJ) includes six research papers that were selected through a rigorous process of peer review, which is an established practice with the journal now. The new-look journal packs quite an academic punch, in its small package, and adds significant value to the body of business management …Read more

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Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in Malaysia - determinants and policy issues

Hassanudin Mohd Thas Thaker, Faculty of Business, Economics and Accounting HELP University, Malaysia
Tan Siew Ee, Faculty of Business, Economics and Accounting, HELP University, Malaysia
Sridevi Narayanan, Faculty of Business, Economics and Accounting, HELP University, Malaysia

ABSTRACT
One of the key indicators for evaluating the economic growth of a country is Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). FDI activity will generate multiplier effects such as the influx of capital investment, technological advancement and increase in productivity levels especially in knowledge management and human capital development…Read more

Keywords
: Foreign Direct Investment, Determinants, Policy Issues, Malaysia.

Suggested citation: Thaker, H.M.T., Ee, T.S. & Narayanan, S. (2017). Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in Malaysia - determinants and policy issues. Skyline Business Journal, Volume 13, Issue1,pp 01-13.

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A study of the relationship between profitability and liquidity in Islamic banking industry in the context of Bangladesh

Taslim Hasan, Department of Business Administration, Bangladesh Islami University, Bangladesh

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This study is an attempt to show the relationship between profitability and liquidity in Islamic banking industry in the perspective of Bangladesh. Profitability measuring variables- gross profit margin, earning per share, return on equity and return on assets are used in this study. On the other hand...Read more

Keywords
: Profitability, Liquidity, Trade off, Correlation and Regression Analysis

Suggested citation: Hasan, T. (2017).A study of the relationship between profitability and liquidity in Islamic banking industry in the context of Bangladesh. Skyline Business Journal, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 14 -22.

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Under-pricing of Indian IPOs: a study pre and post stock market crash (2008)

Divya Jindal, Apeejay School of Management, New Delhi, India
Ravi Singla, University School of Applied Management, Punjabi University Patiala, India


ABSTRACT
It has been observed throughout the world, including India, that IPOs are underpriced as they get listed at a price which is higher than the listing price. A number of studies have found that stock market crashes or significant economic downturns and the resulting declines in stock markets affect the IPO market…Read more

Keywords
: IPOs, Underpricing, stock market crash, initial returns   

Suggested citation: Jindal, D. & Singla, R. (2017). Under-pricing of Indian IPOs: a study pre and  post stock market crash -2008. Skyline Business Journal, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 23-32.

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Financial management practices of school heads: teachers’ perspectives

Francisco M.  Espinosa, University of Mindanao, Davao city, The Philippines

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The purpose of this study is to investigate about the performance of the teachers who were from the public high schools in General Santos City and the development of any educational sector while taking into consideration the management of its finances. Qualitative research design using phenomenological approach…Read more

Keywords: Financial Management, Teaching Performance, School Heads, Funding System, Competence, General Santos City, Region XII, Philippines

Suggested citation: Espinosa, T. M. (2017). Financial management practices of school heads: teachers’ perspectives. Skyline Business Journal, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 33-44.

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Vipassana Meditation: an effective practice for positive changes in employees

Seema Pradhan, Symbiosis International University, (SIU), Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Ajith Kumr V. V., Skyline University College, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

ABSTRACT
This study is conducted to measure the effectiveness of Vipassana meditation through statistical and comparative analysis on the behavior and personality of the employees working in organizations operating in India. The impact of Vipassana meditation is studied empirically in terms of measurable changes...Read more

Keywords
: Vipassana Meditation, employees, behavior, personality

Suggested citation: Pradhan, S. & Ajithkumar V. V. (2017). Vipassana Meditation: An Effective Practice for Positive Changes in Employees. Skyline Business Journal. Volume 13, Issue 1, pp. 45-59.

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Sexual harassment in Nigerian deposit money banks: the influence of age, education and job tenure

Shukurat Moronke Bello, Department of Business Administration and Entrepreneurship, Bayero University Kano, Nigeria

ABSTRACT
To develop effective sexual harassment policies in Nigerian banks, the current study examines the perceived effect of employees’ age, educational levels, and job tenure on three dimensions of sexual harassment – gender harassment, unwanted sexual attention and sexual coercion...Read more

Keywords: Age, Education, Job Tenure, Gender Harassment, Sexual Coercion, Unwanted Sexual Attention

Suggested citation: Bello, S.M. (2017). Sexual harassment in Nigerian deposit money banks: the influence of age, education and job tenure. Skyline Business Journal, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 60-68.

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