2018 Volume 5

2018 Volume 5

  1. Existentialist’s Model of Professionalism
    by: Dr. Diwan Taskheer Khan, Arif Iftikhar
    Abstract: Existentialism is a twentieth century movement that involves itself with the problems and conditions that are in direct relation to man and the life that he lives. They take human being in the whole range of his existing not only as a thinking being but as an initiator of action and a centre of feeling. They think passionately as one who is involved in the actualities of existence. For this reason existentialists concentrate their attention on the problems that seem to be directly related to concrete human existence rather than on those that are abstract or speculative. Such themes as freedom, decision, human subjectivity, commitment, choice, responsibility are central in all the existentialists as these constitute the core of personal being…
  2. Economic Assumptions and Feasibility of Marginal Offshore Field
    by: Mohammed Ismail Iqbal, Sohel Memon, Sanaullah Shamsheri
    Abstract: The economic analysis involved cash flow modeling, project profitability analysis, project sensitivity analysis and risk modeling using available and generally accepted economic, financial and technical data about the Mid Norwegian Shelf in the Voring Basin operating environment. The economic analysis is based on Norwegian fiscal policies. The produced oil will be sold free on board (FOB). The cash flow was created based on Norwegian tax regime of 50% Special tax and 28% corporation tax and an inflation rate of 3%…
  3. Entrepreneurial Intention of University Students in Sultanate of Oman – A Study of Dhofar University
    by: Shouvik Sanyal, Ali Ammar Al Mashani
    Abstract: Entrepreneurship has emerged as the cornerstone for building a strong and vibrant economy. Entrepreneurs contribute in multiple ways to economic growth and development such as providing employment, boosting exports, acting as a supplier to larger industries and supporting other start ups. The need of the hour is to support, encourage and motivate youngsters to become entrepreneurs and innovators so that they can act as a multiplier to achieve high levels of economic growth. Numerous research studies have pointed out the fact that entrepreneurship is the base on which the foundations of a strong economy can be built. Educational institutions play a key role in the formation of entrepreneurial intentions by providing The Sultanate of Oman, in its endeavor to diversify the economy has identified entrepreneurship as a key focus area and several initiatives have been taken by the government to foster and support entrepreneurial activities…
  4. A Study on Students’ Performance on OJT With Reference to Nizwa College of Technology
    by: Dr. Mallesh Tummala, Dr. Edwin Premkumar
    Abstract: The objective of the study is to analyze the students’ performance during the OJT (On-the-Job Training) and to find out the areas of improvement that can be incorporated in the OJT implementation. It is an exploratory study conducted to know the areas of improvement to be implemented in college’s OJT program. A sample of 219 OJT supervisors from various public and private sector organizations have been drawn from two semesters. The research instrument is designed with the help of 5-point Likert Scale to elicit the information from the organizations’ OJT supervisors. The study showed that the students have improved in the areas like gaining knowledge, discipline, communication and interpersonal skills…
  5. Iqbal’s Ethical and Religious Philosophy
    by: Prof. Latif Hussain Shah Kazmi
    Abstract: Sir Muhammad Iqbāl (1877-1938), the greatest twentieth-century Islāmic poet-philosopher of the East, was also an outstanding exponent of Islāmic Renaissance with a distinct conception of man, universe and God. He was nourished in the Indo-Islāmic tradition. His ancestors were Kashmiri Brahmins. However, Iqbāl was deeply nourished in Islāmic beliefs and value. He was also an heir of such an Islāmic tradition, which could imbibe all the essential reconcilable elements of diverse faiths and cultures. In fact, his philosophical system is an amalgamation of both Eastern wisdom and Western Enlightenment. He has discussed various aspects of human life but his Religious and Ethical Philosophy stands out prominently reflecting his deep vision and appropriate philosophical direction….