(July, 2020)

Impact of Green Attitude on Green Work Behavior:An Empirical Study of Employees in a Sri Lankan Tiles Manufacturing Company
Opatha, H.H.D.P.J., Kottawatta, H
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As interesting and important areas, Green Attitude (GA) and Green Work Behavior (GWB) are examined considering the employees in a Sri Lankan tiles manufacturing company. The main objective of the study is to explore the impact of GA on employees’ GWB. Using simple random sampling, 81 employees were selected as the sample and primary data were gathered using two self-developed instruments regarding to GA and GWB. Univariate and bivariate analyses were conducted to analyze the data and the main finding of the study is that there is a positive and significant impact from GA on GWB of the employees in the selected tiles manufacturing company. As the recommendation of the study authors instruct the companies in the tiles manufacturing industry to develop employees’ green attitude for the better work behavior in greening.
Author Keywords:- Green Attitude, Green Work Behavior, Tiles Manufacturing Industry, Employees, Sri Lanka

Aspects of Impoliteness during 2007 and 2013 Presidential Campaigns in Kenya
Francis Kariithi
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Ideally, presidential election campaigns in various countries in the world is undoubtedly an ugly affair that may be seen as cutthroat undertaking, more so in countries where two opposing factions command almost fifty percent support a piece. Language plays crucial role during campaigns since in order for politicians to hammer their points home, language becomes central. The manner in which language is used may depict some elements of impoliteness as a means to denigrating perceived opponents; in which case therefore, language ends up linking interlocutors in a dynamic interaction. During campaigns politicians rarely adhere to the natural principles of communication prompting speakers to employ deliberate impolite language with one sole agenda; to demean or disparage “the foe”. Phenomena of impoliteness in Kenya political context during presidential campaigns has always been seen presenting itself back to back if presidential campaigns five months before 2007 and 2013 elections are analyzed by narrowing down to William Ruto’s utterances in two major Kenya’s local dailies namely The Daily Nation and The standard. This study intends to investigate impoliteness strategies that the aforesaid politician employed in order to outwit politicians from the opposing front with an aim to persuading voters. The study discusses types of language impoliteness found dominantly in William Ruto’s utterances in the run up to the two general elections. The study draws on Culpeper’s (2011) “Model of Impoliteness Formulae” with a view to comprehending the extent to which this politician used impolite language.

Author Keywords:- Impoliteness theory, Impoliteness Strategies, Model of Impoliteness Formulae

Analyses the Impacts of Natural Disasters on Income Per Capita in Mekong Delta River
Nguyen Khac Hieu
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The paper shows the relationship between natural disasters and income per capita at Mekong Delta river. Fixed Effects Model (FEM) was used to analyze panel data of 13 provinces from 2012 to 2018. The results show that natural disasters reduce 5.3% of per capita income for the province affected by natural disasters. In addition, other factors such as infrastructure, trade and provincial competitiveness index (PCI) also have a positive impact on per capita income. From the research results, some policy implications are proposed to minimize the negative impact of natural disasters on per capita income in Vietnam

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The Impact of Community Participation on Community Development in Zambia: Case Study Nsanjika Area of Nsingo Ward in Luangeni Constituency of the Eastern Province
Blessing Mataka, Peter R Nguluwe
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This study was aimed at assessing the impact of community participation on community Development in Zambia in general and Nsanjika area of Nsingo ward in Luangeni constituency of the Eastern province in particular. The research was prompted by the gap that has been prevalent in the provision of services by government this gap exists between ‘what people need and what government provides. This gap is brought about by lack of collaboration between government and the people for which services are being provided, the aim of this study was to find ways which this gap can be closed and the impact the involvement of the people has on their development.
Author Keywords:- Community Development, Community Participation

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