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Time Management in Travel and Tourism Companies in Jordan
Mohammad Nayef Alsarayreh,Mohammed Abdul Razzaq Abu Rumman,Marwan M. Al-Nsour,Omar (mohamad raouf) Hayajneh
Journal of Management Research , 2011, DOI: 10.5296/jmr.v4i1.1005
Abstract: The study aimed to reveal the reality of time management in travel and tourism companies in Jordan through identifying the loss of time and the reasons for that, whether regulatory or informational, and learn how efficient the management of choke points, and how quickly does customer requests are responded to.The required data has been collected by questionnaire of 14 companies. The main findings of the study is that there is no waste of time in travel and tourism companies in Jordan due to organizational and informational aspect, with the exception of certain matters such as conflict of business goals, there isn't coordination between departments of the company, and there isn't renewed and up-to-date information for decision-maker when taking any decision. The study also found that they don't manage time of choke points efficiently, and they're quick to respond to customer orders, except that it does not provide new tourism products to customers in a rapid and up-to-date wayMost importantly, the study recommended tourism and travel companies in Jordan to work to eliminate or decrease conflict in work objectives, guide the company's departments towards coordination among them, provide up-to-date and renewed information continuously for decision maker, and manage choke points time more efficiently, as well as to provide new tourist products for customers in a rapid and up-to-date way.
Technological and Technical Skills of the Teaching Faculty Members in Balqa Applied University / Jordan - In the Light of Comprehensive Quality Standards from the Viewpoint of a Number of Colleges Students
Burhan M Awad Al-Omari,Mohammed Abu Rumman,Amal Yaseen AL Majali,Ata E. M. AL Shra’ah
International Business Research , 2012, DOI: 10.5539/ibr.v5n10p154
Abstract: The aim of this study is to determine the reality of the practices of the faculty members of teaching skills in light of comprehensive quality standards from the viewpoint of Balqa applied University College students. To achieve the objective of the study the researcher designed a questionnaire included four axes on quality standards in teaching. The study found out that the teachers of these colleges have skills associated with qualities of teaching methods, strategies, teaching methods, techniques, interaction, communication and the evaluation. But they’re poor if some special skills like the inability to diversify in the initialization methods to lecture in various ways, to motivate students to learn, does not possesses the ability to provide feedback to students answers, does not support scientific and creative thinking. Never use modern teaching methods and techniques in the best way, and does not emphasize the student use of computers outside the classroom in organizing their daily duties and perform scientific tasks and scientific research. The study recommended the teachers of Applied University of Balqa colleges to increase the attention to skills associated with teaching methods and strategies, teaching methods and techniques, interaction and communication, and evaluation. Particular as regards to diversification in the initialization methods for lecture using the different available methods to stimulating students learning, such as using stories, realistic problems, current events, PowerPoint, scientific demonstration, and to develop their abilities in providing feedback to students answers and support their skills in scientific, creative and critic thinking and to use modern teaching methods and techniques, and the use of student computers outside the classroom in organizing their daily duties and perform scientific tasks and scientific research.
Etiology of Diarrhea among Severely Malnourished Infants and Young Children: Observation of Urban-Rural Differences over One Decade in Bangladesh  [PDF]
Sumon Kumar Das, Mohammod Jobayer Chisti, Sayeeda Huq, Mohammad Abdul Malek, Mohammed Abdus Salam, Tahmeed Ahmed, Abu Syed Golam Faruque
Food and Nutrition Sciences (FNS) , 2013, DOI: 10.4236/fns.2013.43031
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There is inadequate information on the etiology of diarrhea in severely malnourished (SM) young children. Thus, the study aimed to determine the etiology of diarrhea among severely malnourished (z score < ?3.00 SD) children in rural and urban Bangladesh. From the database (2000-2011) of Diarrheal Disease Surveillance Systems (DDSS) at rural Matlab and urban Dhaka hospitals of icddr,b, 2234 and 3109 under-5 children were found severely malnourished (underweight, stunted or wasted) respectively. Two comparison groups [moderately malnourished (MM) and well-nourished (WN)] were randomly selected in a ratio of 1:1:1. Children with all categories of SM were more likely to be infected with Vibrio cholerae (rural—11%; urban—15%), Shigella (16%; 9%), Salmonella (1%; 2%) and Campylobacter (3%; 4%); and less likely to have rotavirus (25%; 20%) compared to only one SM category. Isolation rate of Vibrio cholerae was significantly higher among SM both in rural and urban children (7%; 13%) than those of MM (5%; 10%) and WN (2%; 8%) and lower for rotavirus (30%; 31%), (34%; 43%), (35%; 47%) respectively (p < 0.01). However, for Shigella it was only higher among rural SM children (11%) [MM (9%), and WN (8%) (p < 0.01)]. The isolation rate of Salmonella in SM (2%) was similar to that in MM (2%; p = 0.72) but significantly higher than that in WN (1%; p < 0.01) among urban children. Isolation rates of bacterial enteric pathogens were higher but rotavirus was lower in SM children in both rural and urban area with geographical heterogeneity.

The Effect of Foreign Direct Investment on the Nigerian Manufacturing Sector
Opaluwa David,Ameh. A. Abu,Alabi J. O.,Abdul Mohammed
International Business and Management , 2012, DOI: 10.3968/j.ibm.1923842820120402.1075
Abstract: This study examined the effect of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on the Nigerian manufacturing sector spanning 1975 – 2008. Nigeria has embarked on several policy measures aimed at enhancing the manufacturing sector’s productivity coupled with the inflow of FDI to the country. The controversy is that the policy makers are not convinced that the potential benefits of FDI could be fully realized. The methodology adopted for the study is the Vector Auto Regression (VAR), co-integration and error correction techniques to establish the relationship between FDI and the growth of manufacturing sector. The findings from the study show that FDI has a negative effect on the manufacturing productivity and is statistically significant. Arising from the findings, it is recommended that government should create an enabling environment for foreign investment and the monitoring of FDI benefits, with particular focus of NEPAD and NEEDS through the instrumentality of the MDGs; thereby mustering the capacity for sustainable growth in the manufacturing sector. Key words: FDI; Manufacturing sector; Productivity; Growth, Policy
A New Expression for Rhotrix  [PDF]
Abdul Mohammed
Advances in Linear Algebra & Matrix Theory (ALAMT) , 2014, DOI: 10.4236/alamt.2014.42011
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This paper presents a new technique for expressing rhotrices in a generalize form. The method involves using multiple array indexes as analogous to matrix expressions, unlike the earlier method in the literature, which can only be functional in a single array computational environment. The new rhotrix look will encourage the study of rhotrix algebra and analysis from a better perspective. In addition, computing efficiency and accuracy will also be improved, particularly when the operations in rhotrix space over the new expression are algorithmatized for computing machines.
Biaxial flexural strength of Turkom-Cera core compared to two other all-ceramic systems
Al-Makramani, Bandar Mohammed Abdullah;Razak, Abdul Aziz Abdul;Abu-Hassan, Mohamed Ibrahim;
Journal of Applied Oral Science , 2010, DOI: 10.1590/S1678-77572010000600012
Abstract: advances in all-ceramic systems have established predictable means of providing metal-free aesthetic and biocompatible materials. these materials must have sufficient strength to be a practical treatment alternative for the fabrication of crowns and fixed partial dentures. objectives: the aim of this study was to compare the biaxial flexural strength of three core ceramic materials. material and methods: three groups of 10 disc-shaped specimens (16 mm diameter x 1.2 mm thickness - in accordance with iso-6872, 1995) were made from the following ceramic materials: turkom-cera fused alumina [(turkom-ceramic (m) sdn bhd, puchong, selangor, malaysia)], in-ceram (vita zahnfabrik, bad s?ckingen, baden-württemberg, germany) and vitadur-n (vita zahnfabrik, bad s?ckingen, baden-württemberg, germany), which were sintered according to the manufacturer's recommendations. the specimens were subjected to biaxial flexural strength test in an universal testing machine at a crosshead speed of 0.5 mm/min. the definitive fracture load was recorded for each specimen and the biaxial flexural strength was calculated from an equation in accordance with iso-6872. results: the mean biaxial flexural strength values were: turkom-cera: 506.8±87.01 mpa, in-ceram: 347.4±28.83 mpa and vitadur-n: 128.7±12.72 mpa. the results were analyzed by the levene's test and dunnett's t3 post-hoc test (spss software v11.5.0 for windows, spss, chicago, il, usa ) at a preset significance level of 5% because of unequal group variances (p<0.001). there was statistically significant difference between the three core ceramics (p<0.05). turkom-cera showed the highest biaxial flexural strength, followed by in-ceram and vitadur-n. conclusions: turkom-cera core had significantly higher flexural strength than in-ceram and vitadur-n ceramic core materials.
Socio-demographic, host and clinical characteristics of people with typhoidal and non-typhiodal Salmonella gastroenteritis in urban Bangladesh  [PDF]
Sumon Kumar Das, Mohammod Jobayer Chisti, Mohammad Abdul Malek, Shahnawaz Ahmed, Fahmida Dil Farzana, Farzana Ferdous, K. M. Shahunja, Mohammed Abdus Salam, Tahmeed Ahmed, Abu Syed Golam Faruque
Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering (JBiSE) , 2013, DOI: 10.4236/jbise.2013.68101
Abstract: Typhoidal (Salmonella enterica serover Typhi and Para-typhi A and B) (TS) and non-typhiodal Salmonella (NTS) gastroenteritis are less reported in Bangladesh. There is also a lack of report on socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of Bangladeshi people with typhoid fever and those with non-typhoidal Salmonella (NTS) gastroenteritis. Thus, the present study aimed to compare the socio-demographic, host and clinical characteristics, and seasonal variations between TS and NTS infections among patients attending at a large diarrheal disease hospital in urban Bangladesh. Information were extracted from the database of icddr,b in two different age stratums (0-14 years, and 15 years and above) as 54 with TS and 199 with NTS; and 65 with TS and 239 with NTS respectively after excluding all other pathogens. Randomly selected individuals with diarrhea but without any pathogen in stool constituted the control group (n = 253 and n = 304 respectively). Among 0-14 years, fever [aOR-4.35 (95% CI-1.45-13.06)] and drink unboiled water [aOR-0.22 (95% CI-0.06-0.83)] significantly differed between TS and NTS. Significant associations were observed with lower socio-economic context [aOR-10.02 (95% CI-3.79-26.45)], unbolied drinking water [aOR-2.16 (95% CI-1.05-4.43)], fever [aOR-4.54 (95% CI-1.71-12.03)], pneumonia [aOR-21.57 (95% CI-1.90-245.01)], wasting [aOR-2.60 (95% CI-1.21-5.57)], presence of RBC [aOR-0.09 (95% CI-0.02-0.33], leucocytes [aOR-3.97 (95% CI-1.76-8.99)] and macrophage [aOR-10.71 (95% CI-2.80-41.06)] in stool and alkaline pH [aOR-2.07 (95% CI-1.08-3.97)] when compared with control group. Among ≥15 years, TS was more frequently isolated from individuals with poor socio-economic background [aOR-2.09 (95% CI-1.0-4.33)] and use non-tap drinking water [aOR-0.29 (95% CI-0.13-0.66] compared to their NTS counterparts. Reported lack of formal schooling [aOR-0.65 (95% CI-0.44-0.96)], fever [aOR-2.10 (95% CI-1.03-4.31)], hospital stay (>24 hours) [aOR-1.66 (95% CI-1.05-2.62)], use of intravenous saline [aOR-0.50 (95% CI-0.34-0.76)] and RBC [aOR-2.34 (95%
Changing Trend of Overweight and Obesity and Their Associated Factors in an Urban Population of Bangladesh  [PDF]
Sumon Kumar Das, Mohammod Jobayer Chisti, Sayeeda Huq, Mohammad Abdul Malek, Lana Vanderlee, Mohammed Abdus Salam, Tahmeed Ahmed, Abu Syed Golam Faruque, Abdullah Al Mamun
Food and Nutrition Sciences (FNS) , 2013, DOI: 10.4236/fns.2013.46087
Abstract: There is a scarcity of information examining the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the general population of Bangladesh. Thus, the present study aimed to estimate the changing trends and socio-demographic characteristics of overweight and obese individuals among an urban population inDhaka,Bangladesh. The present study included data from 49,532 patients enrolled in the Diarrheal Disease Surveillance System (DDSS) at theDhakaHospitalfrom 1993-2011. Overweight and obese was categorized among under-5 children (n = 508), 5 19 years (n = 96), and >19 years (n = 1330). Data was compared with normal weight and malnourished individuals of respective age strata. The proportion of overweight and obese increased from 0.64% 5.15% among children <5 years (chi-square for trend p < 0.001), 0.80% 6.70% among 5 19 years (p < 0.001), and 3.66% 16.94% (p < 0.001) among >19 years. Among those under-5, males [OR = 1.31 (95%CI 1.08, 1.57)] those with higher socio-economic status [1.99 (1.02, 3.82)], higher monthly mean family income [3.76 (2.41, 5.86)], non-slum residence [2.01 (0.74, 5.51)], high maternal literacy rate [3.66 (2.31, 5.79)], and using sanitary toilet [1.47 (1.07, 2.01)] were at higher risk of being overweight and obese compared to well-nourished and malnourished children. Among individuals 5 19 years, those with higher socioeconomic status and use of sanitary toilet were at higher risk of being overweight and obese. Among those >19 years, additionally males were less likely to be overweight and obese [0.59 (0.49, 0.68)]. Over the last two decades the prevalence of overweight and obesity in Dhaka city has increased at least five folds and it was much higher among those with better socioeconomic status.
Pulmonary and Extra Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Qatar: A First Retrospective Population-Based Study  [PDF]
Mohammed Abu Khattab, Fahmi Yousef Khan, Mona Al Maslamani, Abdul Latif Al-Khal, Akram El Gendy, Hussam Al Soub, Faraj S. Howady
Advances in Infectious Diseases (AID) , 2015, DOI: 10.4236/aid.2015.54018
Abstract: Background: There is limited information about extra pulmonary tuberculosis (EPTB) in Qatar. The aim of this study is to describe the demographic characteristics of patients with Tuberculosis (TB) in Qatar, and to compare the characteristics of EPTB with those of Pulmonary Tuberculosis (PTB). Patients and Methods: The study was conducted at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) in Qatar, from January 2005 to December 2008. It involves all cases of TB diagnosed in Qatar which do not include patients who are diagnosed by routine screening tests upon entry to state of Qatar. Results: 1221 cases of TB were reported; 654 (53.6%) were EPTB; and 567 (46.4%) were PTB. Nine hundred fifty-one (77.9%) were males and two hundred and seventy (22.1%) were females; the mean age was 32.7 ± 811.7 years; only 6.9% (84/1221) of them were Qataris. The most frequent associated condition was diabetesmellitus (DM) (30; 2.5%), and the most frequent site involved was lymph node (285 cases; 43.5%). One thousand two hundred patients continued on first-line drugs while 21 patients received second line treatment. The mean duration of antituberculous therapy was 6.7 ± 1.7 months. Hepatitis was the main drug toxicity. Eight hundred and forty seven patients (69.3%) cured and eight patients (0.7%) died, whereas the remaining three hundred and sixty-six patients (30.0%) had left the country before completing therapy. The proportion of EPTB among females was higher than males, whereas diabetes mellitus was strongly associated with PTB. Conclusion: TB is still common in Qatar with predominance of EPTB. Although male predominated, the proportion of TB, EPTB among females was higher than males.
E-Integrated Marketing Communication and Its Impact on Customers’ Attitudes  [PDF]
Suleiman A. Al Khattab, As’ad H. Abu-Rumman, Ghadeer Methqal Zaidan
American Journal of Industrial and Business Management (AJIBM) , 2015, DOI: 10.4236/ajibm.2015.58053
Abstract: This study aims to investigate the impact of E-integrated marketing communication (E-IMC) on customers’ attitudes toward electronic products. In order to achieve the objectives of the study, the researchers deployed the descriptive analytical approach due to its relevance to this kind of research. The sample was purposive random sample of online customers who were exposed to E-IMC in the context of electronic products in Jordan. 547 questionnaires were distributed; 498 questionnaires were collected back; and 455 questionnaires were accepted. The research included two main variables with sub dimensions; E-IMC as the independent variable, customers’ attitudes toward electronic products representing the dependent variable. E-IMC sub dimensions were online advertising (OD), online public relations (OPR) and online sales promotion (OSP). Results revealed that there was a statistically significant relationship between E-integrated marketing communication (E-IMC) and customers’ attitudes toward electronic products. In the light of the results, possible managerial implications are discussed and future research subjects are recommended.
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