Md. Aftab Uddin

Md. Aftab Uddin
University of Chittagong · Department of Human Resource Management

PhD

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Introduction
Md. Aftab Uddin, PhD, currently works at the Department of Human Resource Management, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh 4331. Dr. Uddin does research in Quantitative Social and Qualitative Social Fields. He is particularly interested in creative engagement, innovative behavior, environmental psychology, digitally-enabled workplace, organizational (positive) psychology, knowledge management, and need-based curriculum.
Additional affiliations
May 2018 - present
University of Chittagong
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
November 2017 - May 2018
University of Chittagong
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
November 2017 - May 2018
University of Chittagong
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Education
September 2015 - July 2018
Wuhan University of Technology
Field of study
  • Human Resource Management
September 2013 - July 2015
Wuhan University of Technology
Field of study
  • Human Resource Management
March 2004 - February 2005
University of Chittagong
Field of study
  • International Management

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Publications (93)
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This study aims to unearth the influence of students’ intelligence (IQ) on their academic achievement (AA) in a mediated mechanism. Following the theoretical essence, the present study analysed cross‐sectional data in Bangladesh and China using a self‐administered survey. A sample of 287 from Bangladesh (study 1) and 317 from China (study 2) showed...
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Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, event industry is among the most pandemic stricken industries needing urgent attention from policymaker and related professionals. The entire event organizers were seriously shaken due to the stoppage of programs, ceremonies, and other events that resulted in a higher turnover of employees in the event’s management org...
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Artificial intelligence (AI) is now considered indispensable in undertaking operational activities, especially in the area of human resource analytics. However, in practice, the rate of the adoption of such modern algorithms in organisations is still in its early stages. Consequently, the primary objective of this study is to identify the main ante...
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Purpose –The purpose of this study is to investigate the impact of work social support (WSS) and family social support (FSS) on employee turnover intention (TI) through both forms of work-family conflict (WFC), namely, work interfering family (WIF) and family interfering work (FIW). Theoretical framework –The theoretical foundation of the study is...
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Abstract Purpose - Considering the severity of the global outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) on the whole of humanity, particularly in this case on the physical and mental health of students, this study strives to explore the role of financial worries, employment anxiety and COVID-19 knowledge on depression and mental health among students in Bangl...
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The study investigates the impact of work social support (WSS) and family social support (FSS) on organizational citizenship behaviour (OCB) through both forms of work–family conflict (WFC), namely, work interfering with family (WIF) and family interfering with work (FIW). Analysis has been performed based on 277 responses from employees working in...
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This study aims to assess the employee morale (EM) in the hospitality and tourism industry through social media literacy (SML), psychological capital (PsC), and work engagement (WE). The study followed the deductive reasoning approach to examine the hypothesized associations. The structural equation modeling via SmartPLS3 was used to analyse the cr...
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Recent advancements in mHealth apps and services have played a vital role in strengthening healthcare services and enabling their accessibility to marginalized people. With the alarming rise in COVID-19 infection rates around the world, there appears to be an urgent call to modernize traditional medical practices to combat the pandemic. This study...
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The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impacts of employees’ creative self-efficacy (CSE) and creative self-identity (CSI) on their innovative work behaviour (IWB), with the indirect effects of creative process engagement (CPE) and creative climate (CC). Following the deductive reasoning approach, the study was conducted on IT-based firms...
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Although the impact of ethical leadership on different aspects of organizational and employee performance is evident, research on the impact of ethical leadership on sustainable performance is still limited. Considering the scant research in this area, this study investigates the impact of ethical leadership on sustainable business performance thro...
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Sustainability is not just a “buzzword” but refers to the ideal business strategy for encouraging sustainable behavior for remaining relevant and competitive. Managers of organizations are increasingly expected to duly consider and demonstrate the desired social and environmental intentions of translating leadership strategies into sustainable prac...
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Considering the essence of the influence of appropriate leadership to ensure the sustainable employment of employees, this study aims to explore the relationship between strength-based leadership and sustainable employment in a mediation mechanism of employee wellbeing. The happy-productive theory that showed that satisfaction goes up when distress...
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Using the lens of multi-theory and multi-level perspective based in an Asian emerging economy, the present study investigates the influence of psychological empowerment (PE) on creative process engagement (CPE) in a moderated mediation mechanism. The study collected cross-sectional data using the convenience sampling method from small and medium en...
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Sustainability is the ultimate route to competitive advantage in today’s globalized business domain. Scholarly research on employees’ voluntary environmental behavior (VEB) is mounting as such behavior can contribute to achieving organizational sustainability. In spite of nominal studies in this emergent field, there is a missing link on the psycho...
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There is a growing trend of studies on understanding the associations among intelligence, creativity and academic results. Based on the understanding of the multi-theoretical lens, the present study investigated the influence of intelligence on creativity among the students from Business Schools in Bangladesh. Additionally, we also investigated the...
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Purpose: The study examines the influence of socially responsible human resource management (SRHRM) on employees’ voluntary environmental behavior (VEB), and it tests the moderating effect of ecocentric leadership (EL). Design/Method: We adopted deductive reasoning in a positivist paradigm by applying quantitative analytical techniques and structur...
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The present study investigated the effect of talent management practices on performance sustainability in the sports industry. The study used the deductive reasoning approach to predict new cricketer performance sustainability. The hypotheses were tested using partial least square structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM) techniques. The self-administ...
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The educational institutions face tremendous challenges due to the sudden transition from traditional brick and mortar to online or distance learning in this neo-normal pandemic situation. Meanwhile, the present study examines the influence of faculties' social media literacy and knowledge and awareness of COVID-19 on their resilience via persuasio...
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Based on the tenets of the uses and gratifications theory (UGT) of media, this study investigates the impact of information gratifications on the subjective wellbeing of social network users in a central Asian country. Data from 244 adolescents were collected using a convenience sampling method. The study reveals the effect of information gratifica...
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Considering the gravity of issues, the present study investigates the influence of corporate environmental strategy (CES) on the voluntary environmental behaviour (VEB) of employees along with the potential moderating variables. The research questions and hypotheses are built based on the essence of an integrated theory of corporate environmental b...
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Considering the severity of the effects of COVID-19 on psychological health and quality of life, the present study investigates the direct effects of government strategies and social distancing and the moderating effect of emotional recovery on psychological distress and quality of life using the tenets of the theory of attachment and learned helpl...
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Compliance to legal requirements and standards prescribed by international certification bodies and/or foreign buyers in the readymade garments (RMG) industry in Bangladesh is a burning issue regarding a safer working environment for employees. The present study examines the mediating effects of job satisfaction and organizational attraction on the...
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The consequences of environmental degradation have steered organizations to promote pro-ecological behaviors among their employees, and achieving this effectively is paramount for business and environmental sustainability. Applying a multi-level integrated approach, this study investigates the impact of corporate environmental strategy, biospheric...
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Due to high quality at low costs, Bangladesh has long been of interest to the retailers as a location for sourcing garments. In 2012 and 2013 however, two disasters drew the world's attention to the poor working conditions of the garment workers there, which in turn, led to demands that these conditions should be improved. However, many factory own...
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This study, being explorative, aims to identify the antecedents of social distancing behavior among people in a collective society, in Bangladesh. Based on the social-psychological behavioral model, i.e. theory of planned behavior (TPB), the current study incorporates attitudes, subjective norms, perceived behavioral control, and behavioral intenti...
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Environmental sustainability, employees’ green behavior, and socially responsible human resource management (SRHRM) are now becoming the key focuses for many organizations all over the world because of the increasing pressures on them to reduce negative environmental impacts of their activities and to maintain environmental issues. Nowadays, organi...
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Purpose: Globally, sexual harassment is a burgeoning issue, which has been witnessed everywhere. Gripping the gravity of its significance, the present study sets forth to explore the reasons of sexual harassment in organizational settings. Methods: Following the three-stage approach, a systematic review of the available literature was done extensiv...
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Abstract Purpose: Based on the tenets of the conservation of resources (COR) theory, this study investigated the influence of different leadership styles on organizational performance in the context of a Eurasian country (i.e., Kazakhstan). It further examined the moderating role of corporate culture in the leadership-organizational performance rel...
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The past few decades showed inadequate discussion of the impact of employees' knowledge sharing and its diffusion on advancing banks' long-term sustainability. The objective of the study is to examine the role of employees' knowledge sharing on the sustainable performance of the banks operating in Bangladesh. Furthermore, this study tested the "mod...
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Given the dearth of studies in developing and Asian countries' context, the present study attempts to excavate the predictors of enterprise resource planning (ERP) adoption and implementation. Based on the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) model and open innovation literature, an extended model is proposed encompassing medi...
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Given the dearth of studies in developing and Asian countries' context, the present study attempts to excavate the predictors of enterprise resource planning (ERP) adoption and implementation. Based on the Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology (UTAUT) model and open innovation literature, an extended model is proposed encompassing medi...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to investigate the influence of an employee’s personal creative identity on their innovation behaviour in knowledge-intensive information technology (IT) service provider firms. It further investigates the mediating role of an employee’s creative process engagement (CPE) and the moderating effects of the organiz...
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Background and Purpose: Recently, job satisfaction has become a center of attention among academics, behavioral scientists, and business practitioners. Drawing on the tenet of the social exchange theory (SET) perspective and extending the conceptualization of the same, the present study aims at investigating the relationships among job satisfaction...
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Human values and affective traits were found to predict attitudes toward the use of different types of knowledge-based theory through creative climate. In this study (N =329), we aimed to gain a more comprehensive understanding of those predictors toward use in a structural equation model (SEM), providied a better overview of a possible structural...
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Background and Purpose: Recently, job satisfaction has become a center of attention among academics, behavioral scientists, and business practitioners. Drawing on the tenet of the social exchange theory (SET) perspective and extending the conceptualization of the same, the present study aims at investigating the relationships among job satisfaction...
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The study is an attempt to unearth the current state of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) adoption and implementation in both manufacturing and service firms. Drawing on the conceptualization of multiple theories based in technology acceptance and innovation diffusion model, this study examines the above objectives with a particular reference to t...
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Given the growing intent to prevent decay in environmental management, the present study seeks to unearth the impact of corporate environmental strategy on employees’ voluntary environmental behavior by regulating or facilitating their perceived psychological green climate. Research problems and research questions are built on the essence of multip...
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Inadequate and inconclusive studies of the role of transformational leadership (TL) on employee creative process engagement (CPE) and sustainable innovative work behaviour (IWB) have motivated the authors to further advance knowledge in this aspect of the workplace. In doing so, the present study seeks to extend the understanding of innovative work...
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This paper aims at describing the causes of recent financial scams like Enron, Worldcom, Tyco, Arther Anderson, and Hallmark-Sonali Bank around the world which have shaken the world economy. Study finds that there was not a single person held responsible for such accounting crime instead a gang of business executives was found liable. The research...
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Purpose Given that individual creativity is a critical element to achieving organizational competitiveness, the purpose of this study is to attempt to investigate how transformational leadership (TL) drives employee creative process engagement (CPE) by improving their creative self-efficacy (CSE). Design/methodology/approach Analysis has been perf...
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Information system (IS) has brought a new look to the managing style of today's organization. The emergence of IS in the business world enables the business processes of many business organizations in the world. Globally, it is observed that many successful organizations are using and implementing those systems, and Enterprise Resource Planning (ER...
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Purpose: The study attempts to unearth the relative impact of intelligence and creative self-belief on creative capability and academic achievements. Methods: Senior students from three different disciplines were purposively chosen from the business school of the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh. This study used 192 replies, with a response rat...
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The paper aims to provide an overview of three main theoretical perspectives, i.e., the universalists, the culturalists, and the institutionalists of comparative and international HRM practices. It critically assessed the philosophical positions, main assumptions and empirical evidence of those theoretical proponents. The universalists believe that...
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The paper aims to provide an overview of three main theoretical perspectives, i.e., the universalists, the culturalists, and the institutionalists of comparative and international HRM practices. It critically assessed the philosophical positions, main assumptions and empirical evidence of those theoretical proponents. The universalists believe that...
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This study investigates the impact of supervisor support on research innovation pursuit among international doctoral students in China. A total of 120 international doctoral students’ responses were employed through random sampling from the three business schools of Chinese public universities. The data were analyzed using the partial least squares...
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The present study is an attempt to explore the antecedents of behavioral intention to actually use enterprise resource planning (ERP) among firms in Bangladesh. Drawing on the tenet of the unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (UTAUT), which was built on the premise of technology acceptance model, theory of planned behavior, and so for...
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Drawing on the tenet of the social exchange theory (SET) perspective and extending the conceptualization of the same, this study aims at investigating the relationships among job satisfaction, organizational commitment, and organizational citizenship behavior (positive). Building on the essence of positive psychology, the study has also manifested...
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Adopting a multi-disciplinary theoretical approach, this study investigates the impact of employee engagement on team performance. It further explores the mediating effects of employee commitment and organizational citizenship behaviour on the employee engagement–team performance relationship. The study follows a quantitative method. Data were coll...
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Purpose Using a multi-level perspective, the purpose of this paper is to investigate impact of transformational leadership on employees’ creative process engagement and mediating roles of intrinsic motivation, task complexity and innovation support in the process of influence. Design/methodology/approach This study follows a quantitative method. U...
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Since the prehistoric era, the contribution of women to the workforce composition and diversity is undeniably true. This segment is getting attention from academics, researchers, and professionals because of their growing numbers and contribution that are making notable impacts on performance. However, going through the extant literatures, none can...
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Environmental sustainability, employees’ green behavior, and socially responsible human resource management (SRHRM) are now becoming the key focuses for many organizations all over the world because of the increasing pressures on them to reduce negative environmental impacts of their activities and to maintain environmental issues. Now a day, organ...
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Both academia and corporate concerns consider the importance of knowledge sharing between organisational members because the dissemination of innovation through an organisation is linked directly to company competitiveness. Success has been still acute, regardless of the efforts to increase knowledge sharing in organisations. The appropriate transf...
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The extant literature fuels up the debate on the influence of students’ intelligence and creative capacity on their academic advancement. The study attempts to unearth the relative impact of intelligence and creative self-belief on the creativity capability and academic achievements such as cumulative grading point average of the undergraduate stud...
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This paper studies the moderating effect of transformational leadership (TL) on the relationship between deviant workplace behavior (DWB) and job performance (JP). Data were collected using a self-administered questionnaire from 288 (n=288) respondents using quota sampling approach. The analysis shows that employees’ DWB negates JP and there is a m...
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The growing concerns for creativity and innovation at workplaces stimulate the researchers to investigate their study. The dearth of investigations on those widespread phenomena in Bangladesh witnessed by the authors lead them to conduct their study of the role of leadership, and intrinsic motivation, as a mediator, on creativity as a process that...
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Both academia and corporate concerns consider the importance of knowledge sharing between organisational members because, the appropriate sharing of knowledge is crucial to be creative and spread the innovation within an organisation. This paper links knowledge sharing (KS) with knowledge withholding (KW), which is meant to interrupt this transfer...
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This paper studies the relationships between transformational leadership, deviant behaviour, job performance, and gender. Data collected from 160 respondents from different organisations using the convenience sampling method was analysed using descriptive statistics, bivariate correlation, and regression analysis. Results reveal that there is a neg...
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In the era of global competition, innovation has become a central object to obtain a sustainable future by an organization outrunning their counterparts. Based on the questionnaires survey on Ready-made Garment (RMGs) and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Bangladesh, this empirical study aims at finding the impact of transformational leadershi...
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Rapid changes in technology and global structure have made business and financial environment most competitive across the world. To cope with these changes, banking industries require the development of their human resources as one of the most human resource strategies. The purpose of the research is to analyze the current HRD practices and process...
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Purpose: This study aims at finding the potential impact on organizational innovations and corporate performance through the influence of transformational leadership on knowledge management and organizational learning. Methodology: Stratified random sampling was used to collect 273 usable responses from 500 respondents for using Structural Equation...
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In the era of global competition, innovation has become a central object to obtain a sustainable future by an organization outrunning their counterparts. Based on the questionnaires survey on Ready-made Garment (RMGs) and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Bangladesh, this empirical study aims at finding the impact of transformational leadershi...
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Rapid changes in technology and global structure have made business and financial environment most competitive across the world. To cope with these changes, banking industries require the development of their human resources as one of the most human resource techniques. The purpose of the research is to analyze the current HRD practices and process...
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This study aims at fitting the Supply Chain Management (SCM) model for the agricultural sector in Bangladesh. The excellence in SCM justifies the organization to keep going up or not. The upstream suppliers (farmers) are not rightly matched down to the stream of the rests. Studies found that there is an information gap in the both ends and middleme...
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Emotional intelligence is very critical to the managerial effectiveness. The present study intends to explore the relationships between emotional intelligence and the three roles such as, interpersonal, informational, and decision of managerial effectiveness. Emotional intelligence is measured by using the Emotional Quotient Index (Rahim et al., 20...
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This study aims at fitting the mismatched Supply Chain Management (SCM) model in the agricultural sector. The excellence in SCM justifies the organization to keep going or not. The upstream suppliers (farmers) are not rightly matched down to the stream of the rests. Studies found that there is a information gap in the both end and middlemen are tak...
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This paper aims at describing the root causes of recent financial scams like Enron, Worldcom, Tyco, Arther Anderson, and Hallmark-Sonali Bank around the world which have shaken the world economy. Study finds that there was not a single person held responsible for such accounting crime rather a gang of business executives were found responsible. Res...
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Good leadership matters for transforming a drive into reality. A legendary leader can transform merely a drive into reality by his charisma, dedication, initiative, and commitment to the society, and above all, to the organization. Dr. Mohmmad Yunus transforms his drive and vision of alleviating poverty from the rural Bangladesh by building an orga...
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Mobile technology is getting changed very fast in commensurate with other technological hyper changes. Buyers’ expectation from a new cellular phone is also changing over time. Producers, thereby, have to keep themselves abreast of changes in customer taste and preferences to attract, capture, grow, and retain both existing and potential customers....
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Small and medium enterprises have been tremendously contributing to the overall world economic development. It contributes around 25% of total GDP in Bangladesh; however, it has been clouded by myriads of problems from poor governance by the organization itself to the country’s government where it is operating. Building competitive needs is a burni...
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Bashar, M.A., Karim, M.R., Uddin, M.A. (2015). An Evaluation of Recruitment Methods of Garment Industry in Bangladesh: A Case Study of KDS Group, Chittagong. , 25, 227-248