Journal of Management Info http://readersinsight.net/jmi <p>Journal of Management Info (JMI) is an international peer-reviewed journal which aims to bring its readers the very best analysis and discussion in the varied field of management includes: Information Management; Business Ethics, Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship &amp; Innovation, Information Systems, International Business &amp; cross-cultural studies, Marketing, Tourism Management, Strategic Management, Organization Studies &amp; General Management and related fields</p> en-US editor@readersinsight.net (Muhammad Imran Qureshi) miqureshi80@gmail.com (Muhammad Imran Qureshi) Mon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0000 OJS 3.1.2.1 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 The effect of Workforce Diversity on Employee Performance in Higher Education Sector http://readersinsight.net/jmi/article/view/515 <p>Every organization needs to adopt workforce diversity due to which diverse work team every member has different skills, abilities and capabilities to improve organizational performance The objectives of this study are to investigate the relationship and effect between demographic variables especially Age, gender and education background diversity and dependent variable Employee performance among the employees of Higher education sector in Swabi district, KP Pakistan. The data has been collected on cross sectional through questionnaires and simple random sampling technique has been used. The population of this study is 440 faculty members of Higher Education Sector Districts, Swabi KP. Furthermore, the data has analyzed through different statistical technique by using SPSS software .The findings of the study shows that there is positive relationship between independent variables (Age, gender, education background and ethnic diversity) and dependent variable (Employee performance). In last, the study shows the recommendations for further researches and implementation for the individual, organization and policy makers.</p> Faisal Khan, Amir Sohail, Muhammad Sufyan, Maaz Uddin, Abdul Basit Copyright (c) 2019 Journal of Management Info https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 http://readersinsight.net/jmi/article/view/515 Mon, 21 Oct 2019 06:21:24 +0000 Employability and Competence Skills of Graduating Students in a Private Higher Educational Institution in Taguig City, Metro Manila, Philippines http://readersinsight.net/jmi/article/view/967 <p><em>Policy makers in the Philippines are focusing on the gaps between the knowledge and skills provided by higher educational institutions and the job opportunities available in the labor market. Graduates are often faced with challenges in looking for jobs right after graduation, thus, schools play a crucial role in ensuring that students are equipped with knowledge and competency skills.</em></p> <p><em>This study examines the level of employability and competence skills of the 309 graduating students taking up different degree programs of The Fisher Valley College located in Taguig City, Metro Manila. About 17.8% of the respondents are currently working and 21.7% wanted to work in the service sector. More than half of the total respondents wanted to work in the government. Most of the respondents will look for a job immediately after graduation. Communication skills are the most important of skills in order for them to get hired in their first job applications. The most important factor identified when selecting an organization or company for work is when it provides ample opportunities for them for career advancement. Among work-related values, respondents considered love for God and perseverance and hard work as the most important.</em></p> <p><em>Five components of employability skills were identified: (1) problem-solving and analytic; (2) learning; (3) personal organization and time management; (4) creativity, innovation, and change; and (5) personal strengths. Overall, students assessed that these skills are very important in employment. However, they reported lower competency levels on these skills particularly on solving problems, identifying essential components of the problem, sorting out the relevant data to solve the problem, and contributing to group problem solving.</em></p> <p><em>It is very important for all sectors, i.e., schools, government, and industry, to prepare the students acquire the necessary skills and provide them with opportunities as they enter the labor market.</em></p> Henry B. Raquel, Marlon B. Raquel, Melven B. Raquel, Beryl T. Carloto Copyright (c) 2019 Journal of Management Info https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 http://readersinsight.net/jmi/article/view/967 Mon, 21 Oct 2019 07:36:22 +0000 Behavioral Intentions of Different Genders of Different Religions: Purchasing Halal Logo Products at Convenience Stores in Hatyai http://readersinsight.net/jmi/article/view/968 <p>Producers are investing to produce halal products. The halal product demand and importance has increased in recent years. The focus of the research, identifying behavioral intentions of different genders of different religions in respect of purchasing products bearing the halal logo at convenience stores in Hatyai. For collecting data 7-Eleven store chain was targeted. Theory of reasoned action (TRA) model was utilized as a conceptual model. Response collected through a structured survey instrument, using the convenience sampling technique. Total of 215 respondents submitted a response, among them 92.8% local and 8.2% international respondents. A purposive sampling technique used in the underlying study to select the location for data collection. Data was collected from the local residents, who are living in Hatyai city and purchase items at 7-Eleven stores. The findings indicate for the Muslims halal logo is important. Gender wise 93 % Muslim male’s and 93.7 % Muslim females have a positive attitude towards the halal logo products, as compare to Muslims 76.09 % non-Muslim males and 73.55 % non-Muslim females have a positive attitude towards halal logo products. The influence of subjective norms is stronger in different aspects on different genders of different religions due to their families and their cultures, findings indicate 87.5 % Muslim males and 94.25% Muslim females were influenced by their subjective norms. On the other side, 63.04 % non-Muslim males and 73.48 % of females were influenced by their subjective norms. Intentions of 87.50 % Muslim males and 88.51 % Muslim females were found positive, as compared to Muslims 37.68 % non-Muslim males and 41.22 % non-Muslim female’s intentions were found positive. Overall results indicate the halal logo among different genders of different religions is more important among females as compared to males.</p> Zulfiqar Ali Jumani, Sasiwemon Sukhabot Copyright (c) 2019 Journal of Management Info https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 http://readersinsight.net/jmi/article/view/968 Mon, 21 Oct 2019 10:02:55 +0000 Work to Family Facilitation as a Predictor of Job Satisfaction, Affective Commitment and Job Performance in Academia http://readersinsight.net/jmi/article/view/981 <p><em>Work to Family Facilitation considers that time and other resources spent on the job by an individual can have a positive impact on family life. The current study tests to what extent this perception affects the employee’s level of job satisfaction, affective commitment, and self-rated job performance. A systematic random sample of 293 faculty members from 30 public and private universities of Pakistan filled an online survey. Results from path analysis performed in AMOS indicate that Work to Family Facilitation is significant and positive predictors of all three outcomes variables. Moreover, both job satisfaction and affective commitment mediate path leading from work to family facilitation and self-rated job performance such that job satisfaction precedes affective commitment in the causal chain. Hence by devising family-friendly HR policies, effective job designs and fostering environment that is family supportive will result in enhanced employee performance. Similarly hiring employees with resourceful psychological traits or interventions to enhance resourceful psychological states can result in greater perception of work to family facilitation. Discussion and implications are followed by future research directions.</em></p> Farhan Sarwar, Tahir Masood Qureshi, Siti Aisyah Panatik Copyright (c) 2019 Journal of Management Info https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 http://readersinsight.net/jmi/article/view/981 Mon, 21 Oct 2019 13:13:52 +0000