New issue of the Corporate & Business Strategy Review journal

The editorial team of Virtus Interpress would like to present a new issue (volume 4, issue 4) of the journal Corporate & Business Strategy Review. This issue includes articles focused on a variety of relevant as well as actual topics in corporate sustainability, green economy, and business strategy.

In particular, this issue proposes papers, that investigate such relevant topics as corporate governance, cost of equity, stock markets, startups, entrepreneurship, microfinancing, financial distress, crowdfunding, Shariah governance, effective management, accountability, non-financial risk disclosure, financial and non-financial firms, environmental management accounting, ESG issues, management accounting change, joint-venture companies, performance assessment, shadow economy, economic growth, tax revenues, lazy economy, sustainability, social green economy, insurance, human capital, non-monetary stimulation, efficiency, big five personality traits, teleworking, etc.

The full issue of the journal is available at the following link .

Wanlop Singharat, Tanpat Kraiwanit, and Yarnaphat Shaengchart employ a quantitative approach to investigate the factors affecting the lazy economy in Thailand.

Mustafë Kadriaj and Vehbi Ramaj examine the topic related to staff stimulation, more specifically, what it includes, why staff stimulation is done, how it affects workers and what challenges and achievements of the training exist.

Ahmad Faisal Hayek, Mohammad Salem Oudat, Basel J. A. Ali, Talal Al-Alkawi, and Mohammed Fawzi Abu El Haija study the effect of the corporate governance index on the cost of equity for businesses listed on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Stock Exchange.

Dian Purnomo Jati, Suliyanto, Weni Novandari, and Daffa Redika Fauzi analyze what factors contribute to the demise of startups in Banyumas (Indonesia).

Muhammad Khan Rahatullah explores prominent microfinance models and introduces leading microfinance institutions, in a certain format, practicing these models across the globe.

Nurul Istiqomah and Izza Mafruhah present the compliance of non-salaried participants, in paying the monthly premium of the National Health Insurance in Indonesia.

Thanachaporn Thathongkham and Rattaphong Sonsuphap aim to explain forest community projects as promising examples of how sustainable development and the green economy can be achieved through community-based initiatives.

Valentino Budhidharma, Roy Sembel, Edison Hulu, and Gracia Ugut approach to developing a new model to explain financial distress in Indonesia.

Nur Syahirah Mohammad Nasir, Muhammad Shahrul Ifwat Ishak, and Farah Adlina Ahmad Jamaluddin aim to evaluate the potential of Islamic crowdfunding as an alternative source of funds for this group.

Christina D. Patitsa, Kyriaki Sotiropoulou, Venetia Giannakouli, Panagiotis A. Tsaknis, and Alexandros G. Sahinidis assess the relationship between Big Five personality traits and teleworkers’ well-being as well as their direct and indirect effects on gratitude.

Christina Tri Setyorini, Dewi Susilowati, Purnama Sukardi, Warsidi, Karina Odia Julialevi, Miftakhul Janah, Rahma Yulita Kemalasari, and Andaria Dyah W. K. Dewi aim to show the degree to which governance principles are implemented in village-owned enterprises (VOEs) and to identify the obstacles to the successful implementation of governance practices in VOEs.

Faizah Alsulami employs content analysis to estimate non-financial risk disclosure practices within the annual reports of Saudi listed companies over eight years (2010–2017).

Thanh Nga Doan, Thi Anh Nguyen, Huyen Linh Vu, Ha Anh Nguyen, Hoang Anh Dam, and Thanh Son Nguyen identify and measure the factors affecting the applicability of environmental management accounting in Vietnamese manufacturing enterprises.

Alhashmi Aboubaker Lasyoud, Mohammed Hersi Warsame, Yousif Abdelbagi Abdalla, and Ali Meftah Gerged determine the drivers of change in the management accounting system in a large manufacturing Libyan-Italian joint-venture public company.

Ngoc Hung Tran and Thi Thuy Hanh Nguyen discuss the factors influencing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) pursuit in an emerging market.

Mohammad Falah Samar Aljaman, Mohd Saiful Izwaan Bin Saadon, Mohamad Rosni Bin Othman, Jehan Ahmad Kheiro Aburasul, Ahmad Heider Hussein Issa, and Aysheh Hassan Abu Ayyash employ the balanced scorecard to undertake a conceptual analysis of the performance of logistics companies in Jordan.

Arjeta Hallunovi and Rovena Vangjel reveal the correlation between economic growth and the shadow economy in Albania between 1996 and 2019 and their connection to government tax revenue.

We are grateful to all the scholars who have contributed to this issue, and we hope that you find this issue of the journal useful, informative and educational!