Journal of Management Info <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 (Muhammad Imran Qureshi) (Muhammad Imran Qureshi) Sun, 30 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0000 OJS 60 Organizational Empowerment and Turnover intensions:A mediation of Job Satisfaction and Affective Commitment. A Case of Hattar industries, Pakistan <p>Empowerment has never been something handed from one person to another or passed from employer to employee but it is a complex process, which needs a vivid vision and clear understanding for managers and employees. It is a technique and tool for the retention of employees.This quantitative study is done to examine the affect of organisational empowerment on turnover intensions by way of mediation of job satisfaction and affective commitment.Direct and indirect affects of variables are examined while conducting the study among employees of Hattar industries located in Punjab, Pakistan.Cross sectional design is addopted and primary data is collected through standardised questionnaires on five point likert scale. A total of 220 employees working at middle level management of Hattar industries, were chosen randomly. Correlation is applied in order to findout the strength of relationship between variables.The data was analysed on the basis of SEM (structural equation modeling) technique by using AMOS. Findings depicted the positive relationship between organizational empowerment with the variables job satisfaction and affective commitment. The result also indicates that there is a significant mediating influence of job satisfaction and affective commitment in the relationship between organizational empowerment and turnover intensions. Practical/managerial implications of this study revealed that organizations should foster to give empowerment to their workers if they want to retain them so that, they will be satisfied enough, will remain committed to work and will have lower intensions to leave the job that will better contribute in boosting up the overall performance of the organization.</p> Mehwish Iftikhar, Sheraz Khan Copyright (c) 2019 Journal of Management Info Sun, 30 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Impact of PECA-2016 Provisions on Freedom of Speech: A Case of Pakistan <p>Prevention of Electronic Crime Act, PECA-2016 is a procedural and penal law in Pakistan deals with the cyber or digital space. This research is to explore about the freedom of speech regime in Pakistan. It also provides the in-depth overview of PECA-2016 and analyses the effect of certain provisions of PECA-2016 on the practice of freedom of speech in cyberspace e.g. internet and whether these provisions promote or hinder the right to freedom of speech. The research is purely qualitative based on thorough document analysis. Results demonstrates that certain provisions of PECA do not have enough safeguards to secure access to quality research and quality knowledge- including freedom of human rights , specially right to freedom of speech, both, online and offline. Hence, it is suggested to policy makers to improve or repeal the current status of PECA-2016 on priority basis.</p> Sheraz Khan, Pardis Moslemzadeh Tehrani, Mehwish Iftikhar Copyright (c) 2019 Journal of Management Info Sun, 30 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Does Social Capital Matters in Career Development? <p>The research was conducted in order to understand the social capital phenomenon in terms of family, friends and community organization networking and how it has an impact on the career development of young business graduates in Karachi. The theories of Bourdieu, Coleman and Putnam were analyzed in order to grasp the field of social capital. The data was collected through a questionnaire from three universities (i.e. SZABIST, SMI, and IQRA) and total numbers of 114 respondents were added in the research. It was found through this study that respondents give more value to networking within the community organization and little less value to family and friends networking. The weaker relationship was observed between family networking and career development of young business graduates and the slightly better correlation was found between friends networking and career development of young business graduates. However, the moderate relationship manifested between community organization/s networking and career development of young business graduates in Karachi, Pakistan.</p> Mahendar Kumar, Salman Bashir Memon, Imdad Jukhio Copyright (c) 2019 Journal of Management Info Sun, 30 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0000 The Evaluation of Admission Student Policy based on Zoning Sys-tem for Acceleration Education Quality in Indonesia <p>In the 2017, Indonesia starts a new policy on admission student, namely the admission student through zoning. The policy came from the Minister, he aimed student get closer to school and to make all school became favorite. It purposes acceleration for increasing quality of education in Indonesia. The strategy based on equitable distribution of student population and the capacity of school, it's a long term strategy. This research used qualitative method, it begun from issues identification, secondary data analysis from others research, monitoring and evaluation, mass media, and online media. The research aims are to identification the fact of policy implementation, to know the impact of the policy on stakeholders, to understand precisely and affirmative policy. The result of this research, we found that the policy changed the paradigm of education policy perceptive, especially on stakeholders’ perception in many aspects. The essence of the regulation that was accommodated by the Minister of Education and Culture leds to its diverse implementation of regulation in the region because gave a space of flexibility for district to adopt the regulation that made because of geographic, demography and spatial matter. School had positive response because more transparence, school has negative response like smart student cannot go to a good school because not a part of zone, constraints and problems of implementation such faking family card and resistance from parent. At the last, the discussion purposed the fit model of implementation policy on admission student and the recommendations</p> Kosasih Ali Abu Bakar, Yetti Supriyati, Ivan Hanafi Copyright (c) 2019 Journal of Management Info Sun, 30 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0000 The Influence of Growth on Return on Assets: A Case Study of Nestle Pakistan <p>The investigation is focused arranged finding that whether Growth (Sales) and Liquidity has impact on Return on Asset (ROA) in FMCG particularly Nestle Pakistan. The study is focused on finding the liquidity as the firm must have sufficient liquidity items in order to meet the emergency condition as firm can easily achieve the hand on cash with profitable liquidity items whereas non liquidity item can lead to great damage to the organization. In this study secondary data has been collected from various annual financial statement of Nestle Pakistan from its website. The sample size is from 2005 to 2017. For the analysis three variables are considered such as return on asset growth in terms of sales and Liquidity ratio of the Nestle Pakistan. The various statistical techniques have been applied such as OLS Regression and Johnson co-integration for the conclusion of this study. Findings of this study revealed that growth (sales) found to have positive and significant impact on return on asset of nestle Pakistan. Whereas, the liquidity has found to have insignificant influence ROA. The co-integration indicates that growth (sales) is found to have long run relationship but variable liquidity has no long run relationship with return on assets in context of nestle Pakistan.&nbsp; There are number of FMCG companies are operating Pakistan, they can use findings of this study in their future strategies for better profitability in context of Pakistan’s operations.&nbsp;</p> Ikram Uddin Copyright (c) 2019 Journal of Management Info Sun, 30 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0000 Influence of Promotional Marketing Practices on Performance of Domestic Tourism in Kenya: A Case of County Government of Nakuru <p>International tourism in Kenya has become increasingly vulnerable to international shocks, giving rise to interest in domestic tourism as an attempt to sustain the tourism market. The County Government of Nakuru has accordingly put in place various measures to market the sector domestically. This study aimed to assess the effect of these measures on performance of domestic tourism of the County Government of Nakuru, Kenya. The basic communication theory as developed by Schramm was used to guide the study. The study employed the proportionate stratified sampling design with three strata namely tourist hotels, tourist attractions and the Ministry of Trade, Industrialisation, Tourism and Wildlife Management at the County Government of Nakuru. Simple random sampling by raffle was further used inside each stratum in order to give each subject an equal chance of being selected. Data was collected through structured questionnaires comprising of closed-ended questions. Data was analysed using SPSS and Excel spreadsheets. Findings indicated a strong relationship of all the independent variables to the dependent variable This led to the conclusion that promotional marketing activities do influence performance of domestic tourism. Consequently, it was recommended that adequate resources should be allocated for promotional activities, especially financial resources and human resources. For better effectiveness, it was recommended that the promotional activities should be integrated rather than applied separately, and that all stakeholders should be engaged.</p> Thomas Kinuthia Kabeu Copyright (c) 2019 Journal of Management Info Sun, 30 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0000