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Unique Capability for Poultry Distributor Companies

Siti Mariam, Erie Febrian, Mokhamad Anwar, Sutisna, Budiman Imran, Abdul Haeba Ramli
The competitive strategy in the poultry distribution corporation in Jakarta indicates low company of innovation management and unique capability. The objective of this investigation is to decide the impact of low company innovation management and unique capability to competitive strategy. Quantitative...

Analysis Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Performance Report Forward Financial Performance on Proper Ranking Companies in Indonesia

Hendro Lukman, Rousilita Suhendah, Jesica Evan
Profit is not the sole purpose of the company. An established company must be able to provide benefits to the owners and stakeholders. Therefore, the company must maintain relationships with stakeholders and maintain the sustainability of the existence of resources so that the company grows sustainably...

The Gender Effect on Banking Performance in Indonesia

Suwinto Johan, Claudia Gita Hapsari
This paper aims to study the determinants of banking performance from human equality perspective. Banking is a service industry which heavily depends on the human resources. Therefore, the research will focus on the diversity of employees and board member in determining the financial performance. We...

The Influence of CEO Characteristic on Banking Performance

Suwinto Johan, Wahyuni Rusliyana Sari
The paper aims to study the influence of a chief executive officer (CEO) characteristic on banking financial performance. CEO is the leader who will lead the company to achieve the vision, mission, and short-term target. Shareholders will determine the CEO to run the company for a specific term. Financial...

Improving Employee Satisfaction Through Organization Support

Hilya Shiffa, Tiarapuspa, Sarfilianty Anggiani
This study aims to identify and analyze the effect of health protection benefits, recreation leave, and flexible working hours on job satisfaction in employees of PT. Pos Indonesia, South Jakarta branch. Retrieval of data is done through the deployment of a questionnaire to 109 employees PT. Pos Indonesia...

Perceived Organizational Support and Turnover Intention

Rowlan Takaya, Arsil, Abdul Haeba Ramli
This study becomes important to know the root cause of employee turnover intention in the hospital. The Study Focuses on Finding analyzing whether Perceived Organization Support Affect Turnover Intention through the Job Satisfaction. In this study there are four variables, Perceived Organizational Support,...

Evaluating the Kemplang Tunu Production Training for Low Income and Education Communities Using the Kirkpatrick Model

Terttiaavini, Luis Marnisah, Yosef Yulius, Tedy Setiawan Saputra
The research aims to measure the achievement of the training program for the Kemuning partnership in Ario Kemuning regent of Palembang city. The participants consisted of the housewife and teenagers who has low education and income background. The training which provides was based on social problems....

Transfer Pricing Dispute Analysis of PT ABX Fiscal Year 2016

Aristian Yudhistira, Danny Septriadi
This study focuses on the transfer pricing disputes analysis of PT ABX in Fiscal Year 2016. The transfer pricing dispute of PT ABX is a dispute on adjustments made by PT ABX that is not recognized by the Tax Examiner (DGT) in terms of increasing the level of comparability with the Comparable Company...

Professional Identity in Private Hospital

Abdul Haeba Ramli, Arsil, Rowlan Takaya, Siti Mariam
The employee Health are part of the public health work force in Bekasi, and its shortage has been identified as an urgent priority that should be addressed. Turnover is one of the main contributors to the shortage problem. This research assessed the influence of Perceived Organizational Support and professional...

Analysis of the Effect of Brand Image, Tourist Perception, Service Quality Toward Revisit Intention in Recreational Parks in DKI Jakarta

Sofia Maulida, Farida Jasfar, Mhd Zilal Hamzah
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of brand image, tourist perceptions and service quality toward revisit intention in Taman Rekreasi in DKI Jakarta. This research was conducted in four recreation parks in Jakarta, namely Taman Impian Jaya Ancol, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah, Ragunan...

The Influence of Organizational Culture, Competence and Work Motivation Towards Employee Performance

PJP Ginting, Sarton Sinambela, Dessy Marhandrie, Elik
The purpose of this study was to analyze and test the influence of leadership, competence, and motivation on the performance of the State Civil Apparatus in the Regional Office of the Ministry of Law and Human Rights of Jakarta City, partially or simultaneously. This study uses quantitative methods,...

Trust Vs Satisfaction: Which One is More Important in Mediating the Impact of Website Quality Towards Customer Loyalty in The Indonesian E-Commerce Industry?

Nicholas Wilson
This research was conducted in order to assess which mediating variables had a greater role in mediating the impact of website quality on Customer Loyalty. This research implemented survey method, in which questionnaires were distributed to a total of 300 respondents. Out of 300 respondents, a total...

Campaigning Reusable Bag: The Role of Retailers to Achieve Sustainable Consumption

Ayu Ekasari
This paper aims to investigate whether retailers can contribute to sustainable consumption by campaigning the use of reusable bag. This becomes a challenge since thousands of Indonesian retailers use millions of plastic bags every day. Retailers can participate to reduce the use of plastic bags by developing...

Carbon Emission Reduction’s Impact on a Company’s Performance

Syuangelia Octaceria, Liana Rahardja
This study explores carbon emission reduction’s impact on a company’s performance in Indonesia. The examples are seven companies that were publicly listed between 2008 and 2013. Carbon emission is the independent variable and financial performance (ROA, ROS, ROE) is the dependent variable. Therefore,...

Exploring the Consequences of Brand Authenticity

Luki Adiati Pratomo, Ovy Noviati Nuraini Magetsari
Brand Authenticity is essential for luxury brands. This study aims to explore the consequences of Brand Authenticity in luxury brands. Furthermore, it will analyse the effect of Brand Relationship Quality and Brand Trust toward Purchase Intention for data collection; this study conducts a survey that...

Emotional Intelligence, Organizational Commitment and Job Performance in the Private Hospital

Abdul Haeba Ramli, Fairynda Novariani
This investigation is aimed to anatomize the effect of Emotional Intelligence and Organizational Commitment to Job performance. The investigation was carried out with a sample of 251 respondents from Private Hospital. The collected data was anatomized using structural equation modeling (SEM) with the...

Facts on Organizational Performance in Indonesia

B Medina Nilasari
The purpose of this research is to examine social media on employee performance with entrepreneurial orientation as a mediating variable. Structural Equation Model (SEM) method used in this study. Respondent in this research were management-level employees, namely general managers, managers, head departments,...

Study About Targeted Leverage Determinant Behavior and Speed of Adjustment in Secondary and Tertiary Sectors in Indonesia Stock Exchange

Purwanto Widodo
This research aims to look at the behavior of capital structure determinants derived from corporate and macroeconomic characteristics and determinants of speed of adjustment based on company characteristics in the secondary and tertiary sectors. The research methodology uses dynamic panel data and is...

Impact of Social Media Influencer Marketing on the Intention to Buy Online Through Attitude on Advertising and Brands

Windy Dwi Astuti, Renny Risqiani
This research aims to study the impact of influencers through social media which is focused on Influencer’s Credibility, Influencer’s Attractiveness, Fit-Influencer-Product Level and Meaning Transfer on the intention to buy online through Consumer Attitudes towards Advertising and Consumer Attitudes...

The Role of Corporate Governance to the Relationship Between Income Smoothing, Dividend, Growth and Earnings Informativeness

Vinola Herawaty, Anggun Prabowo
The objective of this empirical study is to analyse the influence of dividend policy, company growth, and income smoothing to earnings informativeness on manufacturing companies listed on Indonesia Stock Exchange in 2016 – 2018. Earnings informativeness represents market reaction of price change to company’s...

Geometric Measurement Based on the Single Image with a Rectangular Structure

Jiwu Wang, Bo Dai
Image-based geometric measurement is getting more attention in machine vision field due to its contact-less and low-cost characteristics. Here the measurement of single image with the rectangular structure is studied, in which only one side length of the rectangle is known, and the coordinates of points...

A Study of Applying Computer-assisted Language Learning to English Course for Junior College Students in Taiwan

Shu-Hua Huang, I-Hsien Liu
This study aims to explore the impact of the integration of computer-assisted language learning into traditional face-to-face English course on the learning effectiveness at Junior college in Taiwan. To achieve the above purpose, this study adopts the pre-experimental design with one-group pretest–posttest...

Body and Brain Training for Falls Prevention

Henrik Hautop Lund, Yan-Xin Liu, Massimiliano Leggieri
The paper presents the pilot test of the Moto Tiles Body & Brain Test combined with automatically generated individualized training protocols. The test is performed with seniors (avg. 80 years old) with mild dementia in senior care centers in Roskilde, Denmark. The seniors performed pre- and post-test...

Apply Model-Free Adaptive Control Approach for Mobile Robot Path Following

Chia-Jen Lin, Chun-Chi Lai, Kuo-Hsien Hsia, Chin-Sheng Chen
The state of the art of mobile robot path planning is composed with global planner and local planner. For example, the global planner majorly establishes a suitable path from a knowing map based on the shortest path. And the local planner which computes the velocity command that includes obstacle clearance...

Ocean Current Velocity Measuring Device Based on Acoustic Time Difference Current Meter

Jichao Zhao, Fengzhi Dai, Xin Ma, Fengkun Wang
Ocean current refers to the relatively stable flow of the surface water of the ocean in a certain direction, and is the main regulator of the thermal environment on the surface of the earth. At present, the ocean current velocity detection at sea is basically a field measurement by a staff member in...

Measuring Efficiencies of Michinoeki using DEA Model in Yamaguchi Area

Tsutomu Ito, Minoru Kumano, Takao Ito
Identifying the key determinants of Michinoeki and assessing its impact on efficiency is considered as an urgent issue. Accordingly, this paper proposed a new approach to calculate the efficiency using DEA model after determining the significant factors using a regression model. The data were collected...

Self-repairing Control against Actuator Failures Using a Spiking Neuron Model

Masanori Takahashi
This paper presents a new Self-repairing Control System (SRCS) for plants with actuator failures. The proposed SRCS uses the well-known Izhikevich spiking neuron model as a fault detector. When the actuator fails, the neuron model is excited and then spikes occur. Thus, counting up spikes makes it possible...

Simulation of SPWM Fed Three-phase Induction Motor Drive Mathematical Model Using MATLAB Simulink

Amir Rasyadan, Sazali bin Yaacob, Pranesh Krishnan, Mohamed Rizon, Chun Kit Ang
Three-phase induction motors are used in a vast area of applications mainly due to their simplicity, ruggedness and high reliability. With recent advancement in semiconductor technologies, the use of fixed speed induction motor drive is becoming obsolete, majority of the applications now requires inverter-based...

A Novel Particle Swarm Optimization Approach to Support Decision-Making in the Multi-Round of an Auction by Game Theory

Trinh Ngoc Bao, Quyet-Thang Huynh, Xuan-Thang Nguyen, Gia Nhu Nguyen, Dac-Nhuong Le
In this paper, game-theoretic optimization by particle swarm optimization (PSO) is used to determine the Nash equilibrium value, in order to resolve the confusion in choosing appropriate bidders in multi-round procurement. To this end, we introduce an approach that proposes (i) a game-theoretic model...

On Relationship between L-valued Approximation Spaces and L-valued Transformation Systems

Sutapa Mahato, S.P. Tiwari
The objective of this paper is to establish the relationship between L-valued approximation spaces and L-valued transformation systems. We show that for each L-valued upper/lower fuzzy transformation system there exist an L-valued reflexive approximation space and vice versa. In between, we study the...

Knowledge, Attitude and Practice toward COVID-19 among Egyptians

Zeinab A. Kasemy, Wael A. Babah, Shimaa K. Zewain, Mohammed G. Haggag, Safa H. Alkalash, Enas Zahran, Dalia E. Desouky
COVID-19 is a public Health Emergency of International Concern. The aim of this work was to assess the level of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) among Egyptians toward COVID-19. A cross-sectional study was conducted from March 1st to April 1st, on 3712 participants of different ages and sex. An...

A Tactile Sense Centered Virtual Reality game by using Biometric feedback

Yasuhiro Suzuki
We construct a Virtual Reality, VR system centered on the tactile sensation. Tactile sensation has a more significant effect on sensibility than audiovisual. Therefore, if tactile sensation and audiovisual sense are combined, we can create “virtual presence” in the VR space. In this system, a user’s...

EEG based Drowsiness Detection using Relative Band Power and Short-time Fourier Transform

Pranesh Krishnan, Sazali Yaacob, Annapoorni Pranesh Krishnan, Mohamed Rizon, Chun Kit Ang
Sleeping on the wheels due to drowsiness is one of the major causes of death tolls all over the world. The objective of this research article is to classify drowsiness with alertness based on the Electroencephalogram (EEG) signals using spectral and band power features. A publicly available ULg DROZY...

Proposal of an Algorithm to Generate VDM++ Specification Based on its Grammar by Using Word Lists Extracted from the Natural Language Specification

Tetsuro Katayama, Yasuhiro Shigyo, Yoshihiro Kita, Hisaaki Yamaba, Kentaro Aburada, Naonobu Okazaki
The natural language includes ambiguous expressions. Vienna Development Method (VDM) is one of methodology on the formal methods to write the specification without ambiguity. Because VDM++ is written by strict grammar, it is difficult to write a VDM++ specification. This research attempts to generate...

Estimation of Self-Posture of a Pedestrian Using MY VISION Based on Depth and Motion Network

Joo Kooi Tan, Tomoyuki Kurosaki
A system is proposed that performs gait analysis of a pedestrian to improve a walk posture and at the same time to prevent fall. In the system, a user walks with a chest-mounted camera. His/her walking posture is estimated using a pair of images obtained from the camera. Normally it is difficult to estimate...

Knowledge, Perception, Attitudes and Behavior on Influenza Immunization and the Determinants of Vaccination

Khalil Choucair, Jack El Sawda, Sarah Assaad, Nadim G. El Chakhtoura, Habiba Hassouna, Nisreen Sidani, Mohamad Yasmin, Ali Rteil, Souha S. Kanj, Zeina A. Kanafani
Background: We sought to determine the knowledge of, perception, attitudes, and behaviors toward influenza virus and immunization, and the determinants of vaccination among students, patients, and Healthcare Workers (HCWs) at the American University of Beirut and its affiliated Medical Center. Methods:...

Is Physical Activity Associated with Mental Health among Chinese Adolescents during Isolation in COVID-19 Pandemic?

Sifan Kang, Yuliang Sun, Xinxin Zhang, Fangjun Sun, Bingqi Wang, Wenfei Zhu
Background: Restricted outdoor activities and online learning during COVID-19 pandemic may pose threats on the physical and mental health of Chinese adolescents in middle schools. The study was to explore the relationship of Physical Activity (PA) and Sedentary Time (SED) with mood states among Chinese...

Security Patterns for Connected and Automated Automotive Systems*

Betty H. C. Cheng, Bradley Doherty, Nicholas Polanco, Matthew Pasco
As automotive systems become increasingly sophisticated with numerous onboard features that support extensive inward and outward-facing communication, cybersecurity vulnerabilities are exposed. The relatively recent acknowledgement of automotive cybersecurity challenges has prompted numerous research...

Inferences for the Type-II Exponentiated Log-Logistic Distribution Based on Order Statistics with Application

Devendra Kumar, Maneesh Kumar, Sanku Dey
In this paper, we first derive the exact explicit expressions for the single and product moments of order statistics from the type-II exponentiated log-logistic distribution, and then use these results to compute the means, variances, skewness and kurtosis of rth order statistics. Besides, best linear...

Evolutionary Multimodal Optimization Based on Bi-Population and Multi-Mutation Differential Evolution

Wei Li, Yaochi Fan, Qingzheng Xu
Pages: 1345 - 1367
The most critical issue of multimodal evolutionary algorithms (EAs) is to find multiple distinct global optimal solutions in a run. EAs have been considered as suitable tools for multimodal optimization because of their population-based structure. However, EAs tend to converge toward one of the optimal...
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Prevalence of Low Birth Weight in Urban Dhaka and its Association with Maternal Age and Socioeconomic Status

Razia Shaheen, Medha Roy, Aklima Anny, Nelufa Yeasmin Shova, Tasmia Hema
Low Birth Weight (LBW) is a major risk factor for neonatal and infant mortality worldwide. In 2015, the LBW rate was 22.6% in Bangladesh. The present study was conducted to estimate the rate of LBW in urban Dhaka and to observe its association with maternal age and socioeconomic status. This retrospective...

Convalescent Plasma Therapy in First Four Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients in Kerala, India

Nisar Karekadavath, Shinas Babu Pullichola, E. Muhammed Afsal, Anitha S.P. Prabhu, Mansoor C. Abdulla, Shahul H. Ebrahim
We describe the first four coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases in Kerala—the Indian state that reported the first COVID-19 case on January 30, 2020—who developed acute respiratory distress syndrome despite lopinavir/ritonavir and methyl prednisolone treatment. All four patients received convalescent...
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Patients’ Perception and Residents’ Self-evaluation of the Communication Skills of Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents

Abrar A. Qari, Muath M. Alswat, Bashayer S. Alharbi, Asma Khalil
The objective of this study was to assess the patients’ perceptions of the communication skills of obstetrics and gynecology residents, highlighting areas where these skills could be improved, and comparing the patient perceptions with the residents’ self-evaluation. This was a cross-sectional study,...

Ecological Study on Differences in COVID-19 Fatality among Wuhan, Rest of Hubei, and Rest of China

Youfu Ke, Jianli Cui, Yunkeung Wong
Background: China’s vigorous anti-COVID-19 campaign has been going on for three months since January 20, which has contained the spread of the virus across China. Objectives: Epidemiological investigations found that COVID-19 fatality rates in Wuhan, rest parts of Hubei province except Wuhan (Rest of...
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Epidemiological and Clinical Aspects of Scorpion Envenomation in Machacalis, Minas Gerais, Brazil, from 2016 to 2017

Dilceu Silveira Tolentino Júnior, Eliseu Miranda de Assis, Roberto Carlos de Oliveira, Arlanjo Bispo de Sousa Marques, Bruno Souza Farias, Jessé Medeiros Leandro, Lucas Silveira Paulo, Mácio Emílio Caldeira da Silva, Lízia Colares Vilela
Scorpion envenomation is a serious public health problem in tropical regions due to its high frequency and severity. This research aimed to estimate the prevalence of human cases of scorpion stings reported at Cura D’ars Hospital, Machacalis, Brazil, between 2016 and 2017, in addition to identifying...
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Comparison of Patient Satisfaction Level and its Various Determinants in Public and Private Hospitals in Peshawar

Muneeb Ullah Jan, Zair Hassan, Muhammad Shahbaz Khan, Rafi Ullah, Abuzar Siraj
The satisfaction of the patients and its importance in modern medicine cannot be emphasized enough. It is a potential tool that can invariably give a look-in into the performance of a hospital itself and health professionals (either directly or indirectly). The purpose of this study was to evaluate patient...
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Agricultural Imports, Agriculture Productivity and Economic Growth in sub-Saharan Africa: A Bootstrap Granger Noncausality Analysis in Heterogeneous Panels

Esther N. Mwangi, Fuzhong Chen, Daniel M. Njoroge
This study investigates the causal links among agricultural imports, agriculture productivity, and economic growth in 40 sub-Saharan African countries over the period 1990–2015. Granger noncausality tests are applied to infer direction of causality, whereas the generalized two-stage least squares instrumental...

Model-Based Filtering via Finite Skew Normal Mixture for Stock Data

Solmaz Yaghoubi, Rahman Farnoosh
This paper proposes a flexible finite mixture model framework using multivariate skew normal distribution for banking and credit institutions’ stock data in Iran. This method clusters time series stocks data of Iranian banks and credit institutions to filter those data into four groups. The proposed...

EBC-Estimator of Multidimensional Bayesian Threshold in Case of Two Classes

Oksana Kubaychuk
Some threshold-based classification rules in case of two classes are defined. In assumption, that a learning sample is obtained from a mixture with varying concentration, the empirical-Bayesian classification (EBC)-estimator of multidimensional Bayesian threshold is constructed. The conditions of convergence...

Practical Exploration of Student Club Based on Blockchain by Shandong Technology and Business University and Ethereum Foundation

Jun Yang
Student clubs in colleges and universities are self-organized and self-managed mass organizations, which play an important role in improving students’ comprehensive quality and application of professional skills. As a new mode to promote student clubs, the attempt to build professional clubs jointly...