European Scientific Journal

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List of Papers (Total 14,316)

Implementation of Quality Models in the Third Sector in Spain

The Third Sector of Social Action in Spain has been the object of numerous studies. These studies were conducted in order to discover its reality and to favor its visibility and for the permanent improvement of the work processes with different groups generally at risk of exclusion. In 2015, the data provided by the Social Action N.G.O Platform and the Third Sector Platform at...

Motivational Interview as a Method of Treating People with Dual Diagnosis

The ideal, the spiritual and the most important element of motivational intelligence is cooperation. The idea is to focus on helping with motivational problems where the customer is not ready or willing to change or have a sense of ambivalence. It is certain that motivational intelligence is not a collection of techniques. This involves the attitude of the therapist, who does not...

On Some Recently Discovered Translations from Edgar Allan Poe's Work - by Ștefan Petică – at the End of the 19th Century

The first authentic Romanian Symbolist writer - poet, novelist, playwright, journalist, sociologist, Ștefan Petică (1877-1904) - was also a skilled translator, as most of the Romanian writers at the end of the Nineteenth century used to be. For more than 120 years, there was no information on the translator of two volumes rendered into Romanian from Edgar Allan Poe’s work and...

Design and Implementation of a Digital Bracelet to Regulate the Rhythm of the Heart

The aim of this present study is to help people suffering from cardiovascular diseases by designing and implementing a digital bracelet that allows keeping a record of cardiac behavior to generate a more optimal diagnosis of the patient's current state and the evolution of the heart rate of the same patient. The research used the evolutionary methodology. This methodology...

Dictates by the International Capitalism. Who Governs?

The representative democracy has become weak and fragmented, and under control of international market policy approaches of national state governments and multilateral agreement organizations like the European Union. In this paper, I argue that any study and explanation of economic crises and their contemporary supranational governance structures solutions conducted in the...

Impact Of Instructional Aids On Students’ Academic Performance In Physics In Secondary Schools In Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, Nigeria

This research work investigated the extent of availability, application and impact of instructional aids on improving academic performance of physics students in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) secondary schools Abuja. The population of the study was limited to secondary schools in three Area councils of the FCT. The sampled schools used for the research had a total 3,150...

Historia De La Universidad Pública Latinoamericana: Una Visión General

This text describes on a synthetic way the history that characterizes the development of public Latin America´s universities. Through an intense literature review three core aspects are identified: enrollment generalization, the growth of private institutions and the politicization within the processes, considered as an essential part of the public universities in the continent...

Labor Supply Elasticity in the Unconditional Basic Income System: Data Sources and Methodological Issues

This study deals with five sources of data that may help to answer the question of how labor supply would respond to the introduction of unconditional basic income. Research of lottery winners’ labor supply and the results of field experiments, in which the behavior of households who have received a regular unconditional income for a limited time period was observed and is then...

Le Management Des Connaissances Au Niveau Des Etablissements D’enseignement Superieur : Cas Des Universites Publiques Marocaines

This study aims to answer questions on the place, the role and the impact of the knowledge management to improve and develop the Moroccan university. The research is mainly based on an empirical study carried out on the implementation status of the knowledge management in eight Moroccan universities. The obtained answers show important results not only theoretically but also, and...

Private Law Issues of Concession and Investment within the Framework of Public-Private Partnership

Concession is one of the forms of public-private partnership. Financial sources, on the other hand, for many public-private partnership projects are generated by private investment. Both concession and investment play a significant role within the public-private partnership. Analysis of the Law of Georgia on Concession with relevant laws of the other countries clearly underlies...

Does Portfolio Diversification Affect Performance of Balanced Mutual Funds in Kenya?

Literature provides conflicting results on the effect of diversification on performance of mutual funds with some studies showing a positive relationship (Markowitz, 1952; Muriithi, 2005; Kagunga, 2010), others negative (Chang & Elyasiani, 2008; Fiegenbaum & Thomas, 1998) and still others showing that there is no relationship between the two variables (Loeb, 1950). It is...

A Resource-Based Perspective to Assess Firms’ Profitability in the Food Industry: Evidence from the Italian Cheese Industry

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the determinants of firms’ competitive advantage and performance in the Italian food industry, with specific reference to the cheese sector. This aim is consistent with the 3-year research program outlined by the agreement between the Pegaso Telematic University and the Gerardi & Fortura Limited Liability Company, subscribed in...

Effect of Audit Committee Tenure on Financial Reporting Quality of Listed Deposit Money Banks in Nigeria

This study examines the effect of audit committee tenure on financial reporting quality of listed deposit money banks in Nigeria. The study uses panel data obtained from the Nigerian Stock Exchange factbooks and the financial statements of 14 listed deposit money banks over a period of 10 years (2007-2016). The study uses cross sectional and time series research design. Financial...

Gender Differences in Preference of the Wage Level and Risk on the Czech Labour Market

This work focuses on the preference theory and shows that this theory is valid also in the Czech labour market. In this paper, we posed three hypotheses, which we verified using four models with 2011 data about 1984 Czech employees. The first hypothesis says that women will prefer intrinsic rewards compared to high wages more likely than men. This hypothesis was verified. It...

Les Obstacles Qui Entravent L’application De L’approche Par Compétences Par Les Enseignants Du Secondaire Qualifiant

Current educational research is almost unanimous on the fundamental role of the competence approach (CA) for effective learning. In fact, on one hand it promotes a better learning, on the other hand it guarantees less stressful conditions for teachers. To be part of this movement, the Moroccan education system adopted this approach since 2000. Since the implementation of this...

Consumer Awareness and Consumer Protection in Hungary

The consumer asserts that his decisions are consistent and rational. He likes to believe this about himself. Based on previous surveys it can be stated that our confidence persists until the assessment of the actual level of our knowledge on consumer protection takes place, e.g. in the form of a test containing 13 substantial questions to measure the actual level of knowledge...

Conflict Management Strategies in Ondo State Tertiary Institutions

This paper investigated conflict management strategies in tertiary institutions in Ondo State. As a descriptive survey, the study population comprised all the staff and the management of three institutions. For the study sample, two hundred and ten was selected by stratified sampling technique. The instrument for data collection was 45 items Likert-type questionnaire tagged...

Achievement Motivation and Parenting Styles in Promoting Effective Learning Among Secondary School Students in Ondo State

Effective learning among secondary school students in Ondo state has become a source of concern to all well-meaning people in the educational sector hence this study investigated achievement motivation and parenting styles in promoting effective learning among secondary school students in Ondo State. Descriptive survey design was adopted for this study. The sample was made up of...

Les Formes De Relations Client-Fournisseur: Synthese Des Modeles Et Approches Theoriques

Customer-supplier cooperation is at the heart of industrial concerns, with new market constraints forcing companies to establish stable and lasting relationships with their various partners (Perrotin & Louberu, 1996). This paper focuses on the requirements of the development of inter-firm exchanges in an industrial environment at a micro level. In particular, we will analyze...

Metáforas: Notas Sobre Su Producción Y Significado Cultural Y Político

The purpose of this text is to outline the relevance of the study of metaphors as a valid political culture resource for approaching the study of culture and politics, since it puts at stake, in its configuration, symbolic materials produced by society generally historically, on diverse aspects of reality. It is therefore proposed to analyze metaphors belonging to the heritage of...

Confronting Occupation with Cultural Stability in Lameece and Jacob’s Food and Fadwa

The following paper demonstrates the life in Palestine and the daily conflicts that take place due to Israeli occupation of the land. Its purpose is to shed the light on the significance of confronting occupation with cultural stability. Through the play Food and Fadwa, we are introduced to a Palestinian family suffering from the ache of occupation. However, Fadwa’s Palestinian...

The Representation of Women in USA Sports, Sports Administrative, and Team Sports Leadership

Woods (2016, p. 311) stated “For centuries, sports participated in assigning a limited role to women by excluding them from participation and resisting efforts to include them.” Women have had to struggle when it comes to sport leadership positions. Women are not usually found in higher level jobs in sport, but they tend to have positions in lower management or lower profile...

Trend in Household Expenditures in Albania

In Albania almost 50% of the household expenditures go for food. The levels of the food have change by years but still have a considered weight in household budget. The study shows the trend and the significant factors that influence the food and non food consumption for different economic levels of the households in Albania. Household composition, geographic characteristics and...

The Church and Constitutional Reforms in Kenya, 1992-2002: A Retrospective-Historical Analysis

Religious leaders have played a leading role in the struggle for constitutional reforms in Kenya since 1990s.Significantly, they have argued over time that the constitution is the covenant of the nation and the ‘moral placenta’ of any meaningful democratic governance. This article therefore sets out to examine the mid-wifery role of religious leaders in negotiating for...

Jihad Between Islamic Jurisprudence and Practice of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria

Islam is the extension of the monotheistic religions. It essentially claims for peace and tranquility but also allows war in some circumstances. War in Islam is referred to as jihad. However, jihad is border and includes spiritual struggle as well. Classical Islamic scholars interpreted combative jihad as self-defence against aggression and global war to spread Islam. The...