Osama Mahmoud Alhendi

Osama Mahmoud Alhendi
University of Debrecen · Department of Economics

Master of Business Administration

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This study aims to validate Fantini’s intercultural competence scale in a sample of foreign students in a Central European context, and to figure out the pathways which are critical in improving the intercultural competence of foreign students. To achieve that, the study used confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) to construct the structural equation m...
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Cultural diversity is generally a controversial topic in the literature. Whereas some studies proved that it has economic benefits, others denied that. However, it is possible to avoid the costs related to that through enhancing each of intercultural competence, on the level of firms, and social tolerance, on the level of economies. To investigate...
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This study aims to examine the impact of social tolerance of cultural diversity, and the ability to speak widely spoken languages, on economic performance. Based on the literature, the evidence is still controversial and unclear. Therefore, the study used panel data relating to (99) non-English speaking economies during the time period between 2009...
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Cultural diversity is generally a controversial topic in the literature. While some studies have proved that it provides economic benefits, others have denied this claim. However, the costs associated with this may be avoided by improving each of intercultural competency at the business level and social tolerance at the economy level. For this purp...
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Language and quality education play an important role in enhancing the development of regions and economies. Education systems and language policies implemented by different countries depend upon their individual political, cultural, historic, and economic characteristics. However, it is important for each country to achieve a degree of harmony bet...
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Having one common language could facilitate and reduce the cost of trading between different parties form different nations. In addition, it helps the economies to participate and benefit from the global economy. On the other hand, language policy, planning, and education are very important tools for economic development. In this paper, consequentl...
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The main objective of this research is to find out primary personal finance problem in Indonesia. A lot of people do not realize that they need financial knowledge to make financial decision. It leads to bounded rationality when they do the financial decision. Financial problem commonly not different years by years, then by collection financial pro...
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One of the most critical challenges human resources management usually faces is the procedure of recruitment and selection. At the recruitment, the factor of qualification is very important. However, HR management should take into account the personality of the candidate. For example, most of the companies' profits rely on the performance of the fr...
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The study aims to explain the impact of the Proficiency Index in English (EPI) on Quality Education (Sustainable Development Goal No. 4), on the development of countries globally and specifically on the development of Hungary. In order to make this point, the study used the Pearson correlation test (via SPSS software), GDP scores (IMF report) and E...
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One of the most critical challenges human resources management usually faces is the procedure of recruitment and selection. At the recruitment, the factor of qualification is very important. However, HR management should take into account the personality of the candidate. For example, most of the companies' profits rely on the performance of the fr...

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I have reached to higher-order CFA --- 4 latent factors and one general factor. The question here is:
Is it possible to build SEM from CFA including one general factor?
I have attached a picture to clarify Higher-order CFA.
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I have a survey with 4 dimensions. These 4 dimensions help to estimate one factor (which is the main topic of my study). Hereby, when I make EFA, CFA and SEM, The question here is:
How can I include this targeted factor in my analysis as endogenous variable besides these 4 exogenous variables?
Shall I take the sum of them or the mean and then include this factor after that in my analysis? Any advice? Is it right?
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I have 4 factors. Every factor is predicted by around 10 items. I did not face a problem in running CFA. However, when I want to make path analysis in Amos, how can I deal with all these items? shall I take the mean of all items per one factor? any advice ?

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