A welcome note from the managing editors.


A Welcome Note from the Managing Editors:

We are happy to introduce to you Volume 12 for the year 2012. In this volume, we present to you four issues of the Journal of Academy of Business and Economics.

In this issue Number 5 of the journal (JABE), we have published high quality research articles primarily in Finance, Management, Ethics, Economics, Operations Management, marketing, and related areas. Each article has successfully undergone a double-blind peer review process. The JABE is a peer-reviewed journal listed in the Cabell's Directory 2012-14 Editions.

The journal has ISSN number (ISSN: 1542-8710) issued by the Library of Congress, Washington, DC. The JABE is also listed in the Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory. The JABE is available online from the EBSCO Publishing, Cengage/Gale Group Publishing and SCOPUS. Since 2005, the South Stockholm University-Sodertorn, Stockholm, Sweden, has been sponsoring the JABE. JABE is the flagship publication of the International Academy of Business and Economics (IABE). All rights reserved. [c]2012 IABE.

The objective of the journal is to create and provide a worldwide forum for faculty, professionals, and students to publish and share developments in the business, economics, and related fields, particularly...

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