New issue of the Corporate Governance and Organizational Behavior Review journal

The editorial team of Virtus Interpress is honoured to announce that the new special issue of the Corporate Governance and Organizational Behavior Review journal has been released.

The papers published in this issue deal with key topics in the field of corporate governance with an emphasis on organizational behavior, such as organizational democracy, employee productivity, economic theory, economic growth, poverty, unemployment, corporate social responsibility, firm value, business, sustainability, strategic management, job satisfaction, employee performance, business ethics, etc.

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

In the first work of this issue, Amani Hussein and Bassma Tarek Bakry strengthen the capital structure literature by investigating the influence of Egyptian pound flotation on capital structure determinants for sample Egyptian non-financial companies during the period from 2014 to 2018, examining the influence of a company’s profitability, tangibility, size, growth, liquidity, non-debt tax shields, and flotation on capital structure.

Bashkim Nuredini and Ruzhdi Matoshi, in their research, explore contemporary trends in the field of business law through comparative analysis by presenting the similarities and differences regarding issues related to business ethics and corporate social responsibility (CSR) within the three economic systems, capitalism, socialism, and Islamic economics.

Hasan M. Tomizh, Mohd Saiful Izwaan Saadon, and Aleef Omar Shah Bin Nordin examine the relationship and impact of the performance appraisal process and the training process on employee performance in various banks operating in Palestine.

Lindokuhle Vuyisile Bridget Mkhize and Sanjana Brijball Parumasur declare that preparing for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) is imperative to facilitate the survival of businesses through effective manpower planning.

The study by Mohammed Nader Turshan and Naser Abdel Karim, found a positive, statistically significant effect of both board ownership and ownership concentration on agency costs.

The study by Sihle Lloyd Ndlovu and Emmanuel Mutambara examines approaches for curbing corruption in emerging economies. The overall findings identified key approaches to curbing corruption in the KwaZulu-Natal municipalities, including resource availability, anti-corruption agencies, community involvement and participation, legal frameworks, non-political interference, and accountability.

The aim of the Yousef Amin Salman ALmahasneh, Mohd Shaari Bin Abd Rahman, Khatijah Binti Omar, and Siti Nur ‘Atikah Zulkiffli’s study looks at the function of leadership (LE) in mediating the link between job satisfaction and affective commitment toward organizational behavior in Jordan.

The paper by Bashar Abu Khalaf empirically investigated the impact of board diversity on the performance of banks in Jordan.

The purpose of the paper by Peterson Chawuruka and Maxwell Agabu Phiri was to develop and compute the global marketing strategy performance index (GMSPI) to measure the performance of multinational corporations in Zimbabwe.

The study by Jamal Abu-Serdaneh, Anas Ghazalat, Ahmad Al-Ahmar, and Emad Ahmed aimed at assessing the grants capacity and performance of local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Jordan.

Wut Viphanphong, Phatcharawat Pattanachaidecha, and Tanpat Kraiwanit based on the results of their study suggest if a community wants to build social activities based on good deeds, the most valuable behaviours within the society should be investigated to determine their suitability.

Fatmire Krasniqi and Gezim Jusufi attempt to analyze the views of business organizations regarding weak penalties for tax evasion, tax rates, tax authority, and their impact on the level of fiscal evasion in Kosovo.

The overarching goal of the study by Salowan Hafadh Hamed Al-Taee and Kareema Ali Kadhim Al-Jauhar is to clarify what is meant by the term “accounting outsourcing” and to identify the various accounting and auditing tasks that might be delegated to external auditors.

The aim of the study by Hanan Amin Barakat, Ahmed Mahmoud El-Zayat, Haidi Essam Mohamed, Ibrahim Khaled El-Naggar, Nada Ahmed Mohamed, and Nourhan Hesham Mounir is to determine the impact of COVID-19 on the Egyptian stock Exchange (EGX100), by investigation with a multiple regression model and historical data from 20 firms listed in the EGX100 index between February 2020 and March 2022.

Christos Konstantinidis, George Kountios, Sofia Kourtesi, Ioannis Antoniadis, and Alexander Kostyuk conducted a literature review of papers from 1967 to 2022 to provide a specific framework and to study the way in which specific factors affect the competitiveness of manufacturing firms.

The purpose of the study by Aws AlHares, Abdulrahman Dahkan, and Tarek Abu-Asi is to investigate the influence that financial technology (FinTech) companies have on the soundness of bank finances.

The paper by Sinakhokonke Mpanza and Pfano Mashau provides insight into public investment in order to highlight the public sector’s role to ensure a good investment climate.

Finally, the study by Ralph Vezembouua Marenga, Lesley Blaauw, and Omu Kakujaha-Matundu relies on the qualitative research method to empirically compare and contrast the experiences of two Namibian local authorities, Windhoek and Walvis Bay, with facilitating Ramatex Textiles Namibia and Namibian Press and Tools as foreign direct investment.

We are grateful to all the scholars who have contributed to this issue and hope that readers will enjoy reading papers of this issue and exploring the results of these studies!