New issue of the Corporate Governance and Organizational Behavior Review journal

The editorial team of Virtus Interpress is pleased to share the news that the first issue of the journal Corporate Governance and Organizational Behavior Review in 2024 has been released. The published issue contains 22 scholarly articles that focus on corporate governance and organizational behavior.

The issue is represented by papers from Morocco, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Greece, Nepal, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Vietnam, and others, which investigate such relevant topics as capital structure, strategy implementation instruments, financial risk, financial performance, parental leave, mothernomics, gender equality, organisational culture, employee engagement, tax management, board of directors, audit quality, initial public offerings (IPOs), IPO decision factors, investment behavior, stock market, leadership, entrepreneurial innovation, risk management, artificial intelligence (AI), creditor rights, corruption, leverage, turnover intention, burnout, human resource practices, business organizations, brand image, customer-based brand equity, corporate social responsibility (CSR), corporate sustainability, business infrastructure, corporate alignment, etc.

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Oumaima Quiddi and Badr Habba aim to contribute to the literature on the capital structure and financing behavior of large listed family businesses by examining the differences and/or similarities in the determinants influencing the financing policy in the Arab world.

The paper by Kgaugelo Sammy Boya explored the role of policies as instruments of strategic agenda enablement in church settings as nonprofit organisations.

Asrori, Muhammad Ihlashul Amal, Ayatulloh Michael Musyaffi, Suci Aprilliani Utami, and Nabila Pangestika Rengganis examine the impact of financial risk on the financial performance of Indonesian Islamic commercial banks, with bank size as a moderating variable.

Tabani Moyo, Cecile Gerwel Proches, Emmanuel Mutambara, and Upasana Gitanjali Singh aim to ascertain how social blogging usage shaped social capital in the new strategy for corporate reputation management, particularly in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic in Zimbabwe’s telecoms sector and learn how the telecoms sector reacted to the transition from conventional to modern corporate reputation strategies driven by social capital in the era of social blogs.

Chatwarun Angasinha and Vichaya Lipipun explore mothernomics and its implications in Thailand and benchmark Thailand relative to five other countries (Sweden, Japan, Australia, Singapore, and Vietnam), examining early childhood care and parental leave through documentary and content analysis.

Nicholas Ashley and Sanjana Brijball Parumasur investigate the relationship between organisational culture and employee engagement in private hospitals in Ghana, thus creating a culture of perceptions that are favorable to increasing employee engagement.

The study by Nohaila Ait Hattani and Siham Sahbani aims to examine the influence of corporate governance on tax management practices within Moroccan firms listed on the Casablanca Stock Exchange.

The purpose of the study by Nadia Abdelhamid Abdelmegeed Abdelwahed and Bahadur Ali Soomro is to explore the factors that affect corporate sustainability in small and medium-sized enterprises in Saudi Arabia.

The research by Dipendra Karki, Ganesh Bhattarai, Rewan Kumar Dahal, and Niraj Sanjel aims to address the critical issue of inadequate research policies in the context of growing interest in IPOs.

Suryadi, Abd. Qadir Muslim, Langgeng Setyono, and Nanang A.S reveal the role of spiritual leadership and entrepreneurial innovation in building organizational resilience. The study also highlights the role of entrepreneurial innovation as a mediating variable.

David Umoru, Malachy Ashywel Ugbaka, Atelhe George Atelhe, Anthony Ogar, Francis Abul Uyang, Anake Fidelis Atseye, Rebecca Oliver Enuoh, Abanbeshie Jeremiah, Christopher Awa Otu, Evaristus Akpanke Ushie, and Stephanie Ewa Onyebuchi endeavor to establish a threshold of financial sector development and exchange rate devaluation that stimulates stock market returns based on an analysis of 25 stock exchanges in the MENA region.

Alexander Phuk Tjilen, Beatus Tambaip, Budi Dharmawan, Adrianus, Pulung Riyanto, and Yosephina Ohoiwutun tackle the intricate issue of understanding stakeholders in public policy for enhancing food security in Papua. Their primary purpose is to pinpoint key stakeholders, delve into their perspectives, and advocate for holistic policies integrating production, distribution, environmental impact, and social considerations.

Ioanna Christodoulaki, Alexandros G. Sahinidis, and Eleni Tourna identify the articles published during the past decades concerning the use of the theory of planned behavior alone or in combination with other theories which investigate managers’ or employees’ behaviors and intentions in production and business sectors.

Thu Trang Pham, Ngoc Khanh Linh Nguyen, and Phuong Thao Do identify the impact of offshore owners on the CSR activities of publicly traded companies in Vietnam.

Abdul Ghofar investigates the effect of board diversity on enterprise risk management (ERM) in companies in the USA, China, and Indonesia using the enterprise risk management index to measure ERM.

The paper by Jebreel Mohammad Al-Msiedeen, Hashem Alshurafat, Mohammad K. Shbeilat, Abdullah Majed Al Maani, and Lubna Khaled Alroud provides a comprehensive view of the current practice of corporate governance in the emerging market, with a specific focus on Jordan.

Thi Hai Duong Nguyen, Xuan Tiep Nguyen, Tran Ha Trang Le, and Quynh Anh Bui fill the gap in studies on the adoption of AI technology in emerging markets to discover significant factors affecting employees’ behavioral intentions to adopt AI technology in a developing country.

Le Duc Hoang, Mai Quynh Ha, Long Phi Tran, Hang Thi Thuy Le, Trinh Mai Van, and Pham Van Tue Nha investigate the impact of creditor rights on the relationship between corruption and capital structure.

Dhruba Lal Pandey and Nischal Risal examine the effect of burnout and human resources practices on employee turnover intentions.

Gerrit van der Waldt, David J. Fourie, and Cornel Malan survey a cohort of learners who have completed work-integrated learning programmes to gauge the perceived strengths and weaknesses of these programs, including the skills and knowledge they gained, the quality of the training, and the overall impact of the programs on their career development.

Ottbah Alhawamdeh, Zalailah Salleh, and Shahnaz Ismail look at the moderating effect of key audit matters to understand the relationship between audit committee meeting frequency, audit committee size, and audit report lag in Jordan.

The study by Wasib Bin Latif, Md. Nazrul Islam, Issa Ahammad, Md. Shak Forid, Priyanka Das Dona, and Md. Mahedi Hasan strives to refine the determinants of customer-based brand equity that impact brand image and identify the moderating effect of tourism management and advertisement on the determinants and brand image in the context of the Bangladesh tourism industry.

We are grateful to all the scholars who have contributed to this issue, and we wish you pleasant and informative reading!