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Attaining Customer Loyalty! The Role of Consumer Attitude and Consumer Behavior
MOHAMMAD MAJID MEHMOOD BAGRAM and SHAHZAD KHAN
International Review of Management and Business Research , 2012, DOI: 20/12/2012
Abstract: All over the world every business and profit earning firm want to make their consumer loyal. There are many factors responsible for this customer loyalty but two of them are prominent. This research study is focused on that how customer satisfaction and customer retention contribute towards customer loyalty. For analysis part of this study, Universities students of Peshawar Region were targeted. A sample of 120 were selected from three universities of Peshawar. These universities were Preston University, Sarhad University and City University of Science and Information technology. Analysis was conducted with the help of SPSS 19. Results of the study shows that customer loyalty is more dependent upon Customer satisfaction in comparison of customer retention. Customer perceived value and customer perceived quality are the major factors which contribute for the customer loyalty of Universities students for mobile handsets.
Impact of Teacher Turn over on Students Motivation, Psyche and Performance.
SADAF NAZ, MOHAMMAD MAJID MEHMOOD BAGRAM and SHAHZAD KHAN
International Review of Management and Business Research , 2012, DOI: 20/12/2012
Abstract: In Education sector the role of teachers is important because they are responsible for the growth and building of students. In certain institutions teacher turnover has been observed. This research is conducted that how teacher turnover influence the performance of the students. For the purpose the private universities of Peshawar Pakistan were targeted to identify the impact of teacher turn over on the student’s performance. Study use randomly two private university and take the previous teacher turnover record. These two universities were Preston University Peshawar and City University of Science and Information technology Peshawar Pakistan. Study use descriptive statistics and correlation analysis part of this research. From the data analysis it is found that teacher’s turnover do have effects on the students motivation, performance as well as the psychological effects. The correlation between the three variables shows that motivation and performance have positive relation with each other while psyche plays its part in both positive and negative relations which concludes that even if the student is motivated and performing well, he takes burden, perceives things which cause burden, tension and depression.
Entrepreneur as an authentic leader: A study of small and medium sized enterprises in Pakistan
Taimoor Abid,Mohsin Altaf,Usman Yousaf,Mohammad Majid Mehmood Bagram
Management Science Letters , 2012,
Abstract: The aim of this paper is to explore the authentic leadership styles of an entrepreneurs and its impact on employee’s commitment and satisfaction. By using the authentic leadership model, this study seeks to give a tentative test of the connection among employees’ awareness of the business creator as an authentic leader and the employees’ attitudes. Findings are that the opinion of employees’ about authentic leadership serves as the intoxicating analyst of employee job satisfaction and organizational commitment.
Entrepreneur as Anauthentic Leader's in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Pakistan
Taimoor Abid,MohsinAltaf,UsmanYousaf,Mohammad Majid Mehmood Bagram
School of Doctoral Studies Journal , 2012,
Abstract: The aim of this paper is to explore the Authentic leadership styles of an entrepreneurs and its impact on Employee's Commitment and satisfaction. By Using the Authentic Leadership Model, this study seeks to give a tentative test of the connection among employees' awareness of the business creator as an authentic leader and the employees' attitudes. Findings are that the opinion of employees' about authentic leadership serves as the intoxicating analyst of employee job satisfaction and organizational commitment.
EMPLOYING DECENTRING TO ASSESS QUALITY OF SERVICES AND ITS CONTRIBUTION TOWARDS SATISFACTION
Usman YOUSAF,Mohsin ALTAF,Majid Mehmood BAGRAM,Haroon HUSSAIN
Management & Marketing , 2012,
Abstract: The higher education scenario in Pakistan has gone through tremendous changes and improvements in the last decade. Competition resulting from a sudden surge in the number of higher education imparting institutions and the active role of Higher Education Commission has increased the pressure on the universities to continuously enhance the quality of educational services being provided by them. The aim of the researchers in this endeavor is to employ decentering in order to assess the quality of services being provided by the universities. The study has used the SERVQUAL tool by Parasuraman, Zeithmal and Berry (1991) on a five point Liker scale in order to gauge the responses of the students. Analysis was conducted on a total of 156 valid questionnaires. The sample included the students of the top five HEC (Higher Education Commission) recognized universities in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Data was analyzed using Pearson correlation and regression. Factor analysis was also carried out so as to classify the most important dimensions for the students with respect to higher education in Pakistan. Statistical analysis disclosed a positive and significant association between service quality and customer satisfaction. The factor analysis revealed that the most significant dimension with respect to the Pakistan’s higher education sector are the level of management support, responsiveness of the service providers and the adequacy of physical facilities. The study highlights the importance of treating students as valued customers as the competition in the industry along with the regulatory requirements of HEC as well. The service providers need to be provided adequate support and backing of the top management. The physical facilities and the infrastructure must also be adequate enough to meet the growing and ever changing demands of the industry. The current study is the first of its kind that covers the higher education imparting institutions in Pakistan. Further it is suggested that more and more such researchers be conducted periodically in the future with an increased sample size in order to assess quality.
Prevalence and Molecular Diagnosis of Fasciola hepatica in Sheep and Goats in Different Districts of Punjab, Pakistan
Waseem Shahzad*, Khalid Mehmood1, Rashid Munir2, Waqar Aslam, Muhammad Ijaz1, Rashid Ahmad, Mohammad Sarwar Khan1 and Ahmad Jawad Sabir1
Pakistan Veterinary Journal , 2012,
Abstract: A study was conducted to determine the prevalence and molecular diagnosis of fasciolosis in Lohi sheep and Beetal goats in Okara, Sahiwal and Lahore districts of Punjab province. A total of 800 samples including 200 fecal and 200 bile, each from Lohi sheep and Beetal goats were collected and processed for microscopic examination of Fasciola eggs as well as its confirmation through polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Of the fecal samples, 3.5 and 2% samples whereas from bile samples, 6.5 and 4% bile samples from sheep and goats were found microscopically positive for Fasciola hepatica, respectively. By PCR, 4.5 and 3.5% fecal samples and 8.5 and 5% bile samples from sheep and goats, respectively were confirmed for F. hepatica. Statistically sheep and goats species were found equally likely acquiring the F. hepatica diagnosed by either source of material (fecal and bile samples) similarly fecal and bile samples were equally likely showing fasciolosis in either of sheep and goats.
DOCUMENTATION OF TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE ABOUT USES OF MEDICINAL PLANTS FOUND IN KIRTHAR NATIONAL PARK, DISTRICT DADU, SINDH, PAKISTAN
Khan Tariq Mehmood,Habib Umer,Saleem Amir,Khan Mohammad Qasim
International Research Journal of Pharmacy , 2012,
Abstract: National Parks are diverse habitats for different medicinal plant species. Keeping the diversity and variation in view twenty one different areas in Pakistan have been declared as National Parks. Kirthar National Park is the second largest protected area of Pakistan, situated at a distance of about 80 Km in northeast of Karachi. Internationally the region is classified as Saharo Sindian region’s inhabited by three different ethnic groups, viz. Burfat, Gabool and Rind having different ways of life, beliefs, and traditions. Plants of this region have inordinate medicinal importance and native communities have been utilizing local flora for medicinal purposes over generations. Information about medically important plants is available sporadically with local people. A total of 50 plant species (trees, herbs and shrubs) of 31 families were evidence to be used for medicinal purposes by the local inhabitants. More than150 local Hakims, senior citizens and farmers were interviewed for this purpose. Hopefully this kind of information will also generate wide interest in protecting and preserving diversity of plant species with medicinal importance. Due to the deaths of old people and changing trends, the valuable traditional medicinal knowledge is depleting from minds, this study could be helpful in conservation perspective of medicinally important plant species of Kirthar and traditional knowledge about their uses.
Inventory Management and Its Effects on Customer Satisfaction
Mehfooz Ali,Muhammad Asif,Faisal Hassan, Umair Khan, Shoaib Khan, Qaisar Shahzad Waseem Ahmed Khan, Aamir Mehmood, Abid Ali, Junaid Khan
Oeconomics of Knowledge , 2012,
Abstract: This study examines how inventory management puts positive impact on customer satisfaction and how easily we can check the performance. It also helps retailers to put their inventories in proper order which tells them about demand and supply of their inventories. Proper inventory management system reduces the risk of short of inventories which reduce the cost of lost customers. The objective of the study is to minimize the risk of dissatisfaction of customers and found how to sustain customer satisfaction with the help of proper inventories system. This paper also outlines significant relationship between Customer needs, Quality with variable of prime interest. Poor association has been found between performance and customer satisfaction.
Evaluation of Rhubarb Supplementation in Stages 3 and 4 of Chronic Kidney Disease: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Irfan A. Khan,Mohammad Nasiruddin,Shahzad F. Haque,Rahat A. Khan
International Journal of Chronic Diseases , 2014, DOI: 10.1155/2014/789340
Abstract: Objective. To evaluate the efficacy and safety of Rhubarb supplementation in patients of chronic kidney disease. Material and Methods. This study was a prospective comparative study conducted in patients of chronic kidney disease (stages 3 & 4) attending Renal Clinic of Department of Medicine, JN Medical College & Hospital, AMU, Aligarh. Patients were randomly divided into two interventional groups. Group I (Control) was given conservative management while Group II (Rhubarb) received conservative management along with Rhubarb capsule (350?mg, thrice daily) for 12 weeks. Haemogram and renal function tests were measured at 0, 4, 8, and 12 weeks of treatment. Results. There was progressive improvement in clinical features in both the groups after 12 weeks of treatment but Rhubarb group showed more marked improvement as compared to control group. Both groups showed gradual improvement in the biochemical parameters as compared to their pretreated values which was more marked in Rhubarb supplemented group. There was reduction in blood glucose, blood urea, serum creatinine, and 24 hour total urine protein (TUP). There was increase in haemoglobin, 24 hour total urine volume (TUV), and glomerular filtration rate (GFR). There was no statistical difference in two groups with respect to side effects . Conclusion. Rhubarb supplementation improved the therapeutic effect of conservative management in stage 3 and stage 4 patients of chronic kidney disease. 1. Introduction According to the National Kidney Foundation’s Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (K/DOQI) guidelines [1], chronic kidney disease is defined as kidney damage or glomerular filtration rate (GFR) <60?mL/min/1.73?m2 for 3 months or more, irrespective of cause. The prevalence of CKD in SEEK-India cohort was approximately 17.2% with ~6% having CKD stage 3 or worse [2]. Low protein diet-LPD (0.6?g/kg BW/day) as well as very low protein diet-VLPD (0.3?g/kg BW/day) decreases the accumulation of nitrogen waste products while maintaining an adequate nutritional status [3, 4]. The ideal treatment for CKD-ESRD (end stage renal disease) is renal replacement therapy (RRT) which includes renal transplantation and maintenance dialysis. Since these modalities are costly, required lifelong, not suitable for many patients, associated with many complications, and out of reach of 95–99% of patients, they are managed on conservative therapy [5]. Rhubarb belongs to genus Rheum in the family Polygonaceae. Important derivatives from Rhubarb are anthraquinones like rhein, emodin, and aloe emodin [6]. In CKD, these help
Adoption of Electronic Supply Chain Management and E-Commerce by Small and Medium Enterprises and Their Performance: A Survey of SMEs in Pakistan  [PDF]
Shahzad Ahmad Khan, Yan Liang, Sumaira Shahzad
American Journal of Industrial and Business Management (AJIBM) , 2014, DOI: 10.4236/ajibm.2014.49051
Abstract: Adoption of E-Commerce and Electronic Supply Chain Management (E-SCM) by small and medium enterprises (SMEs) has developed a tremendous performance in business process. SMEs in Pakistan are trying to enhance their competences by adopting a new technology to enter into the global market. The survey was aimed to investigate the current status and future direction of the adoption and benefits of E-Commerce and E-SCM by small and medium enterprises in Pakistan. A mailed questionnaire survey was conducted to collect data from 210 SMEs as samples located in Karachi, Gujranwala and Faisalabad, Pakistan. The results suggest that E-Commerce and E-SCM adoption has a significant, positive influence on SMEs, who have significantly higher average sales growth rate, on-time order management and delivery process than non-adopters. The findings of this study can be useful for SMEs in general as a means of understanding how E-Commerce and E-SCM adoption positively affects the firm’s performance.
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