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EDITORIAL

Dr. A.K.Srivastava
Editor- In- Chief

The Fall 2007 issue of Skyline Business Journal is now in your hands. In last few years the UAE and Gulf economies have witnessed tremendous changes in all areas and as a true watchdog of emerging trends, SBJ tracked the new developments in all key business activities…Read more

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Trends in capital structure practices of private corporate sector in India in post -liberalisation era

R. Kumar, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India
K C Sharma, Govt. Post graduate College, Dholpur, India


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In pre-liberalisation regime, Indian economy was debt-ridden, both internally and externally. Public sector undertakings were running into losses, there was not enough foreign exchange to finance the imports, domestic investments were inadequate to fund the growing needs of the economy and the growth rate of the economy was very low…Read more

Keywords: Capital structure, Trends, Private corporate sector, Economic reforms and Perceiving- Judging.

Suggested citation: Kumar, R., & Sharma, K.C. (2007). Trends in capital structure practices of private corporate sector in India in post -liberalisation era. Skyline Business Journal, Voume 4, No.1, pp 2-9

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Content management system as a support to internet auctions

Biljana Radulovic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Dragana Glusac, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Zoltan Kazi, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Ljubica Kazi, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Kristian Beres, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

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This paper presents content management system as a support for internet auctions software. Paper describes types and elements of web auctions. Business model of a web auction is described. Universal model, software architecture and an example of implemented content management system as a module of software for web auction software is presented...Read more

Keywords: Content Management System, Internet, Business model, Web auction, Software

Suggested citation: Radulovic, B. et al. (2007). Content management system as a support to internet auctions. Skyline Business Journal, Voume 4, No.1, pp 10-15

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Factors affecting consumers’ adoption of online banking

Adel Mahmoud Torieh, Ain Shams University (Cairo), Skyline College (Sharjah)

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This paper is focused on the factors affecting consumers’ adoption of online banking which are different from offline banking. This research found from literature review many factors such as: Web site reputation, convenience, security, new experience…Read more

Keywords: Online Banking, Perceived Risk, Perceived Usefulness, Subjective Norms

Suggested citation: Torieh, A.M.(2007). Factors affecting consumers’ adoption of online banking. Skyline Business Journal, Voume 4, No.1, pp 16-20

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Successful self-communication: a pre-requisite for effective human resource management

A.K.Srivastava, Skyline College, Sharjah, UAE
Girish Chandra Dwivedi, University of Allahabad, India
Santosh Sahay, University of Allahabad, India

ABSTRACT
Effective self-communication is essential to understand one’s own mind-set, examine the sub-conscious mind and to better understand the psychology of others for effective interpersonal managing. Self-communication involves the communication with our own sub-conscious and unconscious mind…Read more

Keywords: human resource management, self-communication, collective consciousness, internal communication, synergistic oscillation, personal ecology

Suggested citation: Srivastava, A.K., Dwivedi, G.C. & Sahay, S. (2007). Successful self-communication: a pre-requisite for effective human resource management. Skyline Business Journal, Voume 4, No.1, pp 21-25

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Emerging shoppers’ paradise, the mega retail outlets in India: a survey report on preferences out of it implication

Peeush Ranjan Agrawal, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, India
Vibhuti Tripathi, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, India

ABSTRACT
Technological innovation and IT implications can serve as a significant differentiator through which retailers create and deliver value to their customers. Researchers have made an attempt to identify the factors ...Read more

Keywords: Organized Retailing, Customer Satisfaction, Technology infusion in Retailing, Store Selection Preferences.

Suggested citation: Agarwal, P.R. & Tripiti, V. (2007). Emerging shoppers’ paradise, the mega retail outlets in India: a survey report on preferences out of it implication. Skyline Business Journal, Voume 4, No.1, pp 26-32

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Growth of banking in the UAE

Manuel Fernandez, Skyline College, Sharjah, UAE
Nizar Mousa Fraih Sahawneh, Skyline College, Sharjah, UAE

ABSTRACT
Banks are the leaders of the financial-service industry. They are the place where one often winds up when one is seeking a loan, a safe deposit locker to protect valuables or a credit card. The banking industry affects the welfare of every other industry and the economy as a whole. When banks stop lending the rest of the economy often falls apart. The banking system in the UAE is the second largest of the six countries in the GCC. The banks in UAE are divided into two main categories - locally incorporated and foreign banks...Read more

Keywords
: Banking, National bank, Foreign bank, Credit, Deposits, Investments, Capital and reserve, Asset and liability.

Suggested citation: Fernandez, M. & Sahawneh, N.M.F. (2007). Growth of banking in the UAE. Skyline Business Journal, Voume 4, No.1, pp 32-37

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An empirical study of traits determining entrepreneurial leadership- an educational perspective

Saif Siddiqui, Institute of Management Studies (IMS-Ghaziabad), India

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Entrepreneurial leadership is taken as an interdisciplinary field of study, which integrates entrepreneurship with leadership to create some thing of enormous worth...Read more

Keywords
: education, entrepreneurship, leadership, traits and entrepreneurial leadership

Suggested citation: Siddiqui, S.(2007). An empirical study of traits determining entrepreneurial leadership- an educational perspective. Skyline Business Journal, Voume 4, No.1, pp 37-44

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Role of e-governance in modernisation of municipal corporations in India

R.K. Sastri & S.Roy

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India is the second most populated country; consequently it is the country of problems and barriers. Country which has the biggest threat to implement any policy up to the grass root level...Read more

Keywords
: E-governance, Information communication technology

Suggested citation: Sastri, R. & Roy, S. (2007). Role of e-governance in modernisation of municipal corporations in India. Skyline Business Journal, Voume 4, No.1, pp 46-49

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The mechanics of de merger: A study of Reliance Industries Ltd.

Sudhanshu Pandiya, CSJM University, Kanpur, India
Sanjay Kumar Srivastava, CSJM University, Kanpur, India

ABSTRACT
Although the field of mergers and acquisitions tends to focus on corporate expansion, companies often have to contract and downsize their operations...Read more

Keywords
: synergy, reverse synergy, divestitures

Suggested citation: Pandiya, S. & Srivastava, S.K. (2007). The mechanics of de merger: A study of Reliance Industries Ltd. Skyline Business Journal, Voume 4, No.1, pp 50-54

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