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  • Faek, Joudi Jamil (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 2020)
    Purpose - This study was conducted in order to investigate and analyze the underlying impact that mobile banking applications’ service quality has on customer satisfaction within the Lebanese context, specifically North Lebanon. Design/methodology/approach - Deduction was the reasoning approach embraced in this study. Using an online distributed questionnaire, there was a collection of 157 usable responses. Data was analyzed using SPSS. Moreover, correlations along with regression and other tests were used to test the considered hypotheses. Findings – The hypotheses considered in this study were ...
  • Raffoul, Marcel (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 1997)
  • Samoury, Aline (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 1999)
    This research studies motivation, compensation and job satisfaction of employees in an Industrial Holding Group in Lebanon named XYZ Group, where no similar study was done before. Since motivation of employees improves performance, employees should be supported morally and financially in order to reach job satisfaction that will in turn act as motivation. Consequently, the effects of motivational factors upon performance and, compensation, with the effect of motivation upon job satisfaction, is tested thoroughly.
  • Asmar, Ziad J. (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 2000)
    E-commerce is now becoming one of the largest industries in the world, especially that it is accessible to all communities and markets at very low costs. Lebanon is now witnessing developments in the state, banks and business sectors to embrace this trend and capitalize on it. Major problems and opportunities, however, need to be explored especially due to the complicated technology and advanced nature of the issue.
  • Yammine, John (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 1995)
  • Darwish, Ali A. (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 1997)
    The purpose of this research project is to show the inflow of technological means that affect business especially Lebanese banks. the Lebanese private sector seeks always to implement technologies that are aimed to provide increase in its profits. Electronic Banking is now adapted by foreign banks outside Lebanon (and soon it can be adapted) by the Lebanese banks. There exists in the market an array of advanced machines to serve customers in a faster pace, and as offer them new services to facilitate their daily transactions, thus easing economic business cycle. Internet is the most advanced ...
  • Kaddissi, Jeanette (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 1997)
    This study presents a brief and a quick overview of the Islamic banking system which is finding its way as a new competitive system. Islamic banking is mainly directed towards fulfilling and respecting Islamic fundamental laws of monetary relations among Muslims. this study concisely summarizes services offered by Islamic banking, then determines potential problems that could be encountered by this new system in the Lebanese economy.
  • Jabbour, Cynthia (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 1997)
    The same latent problem faces almost all developing countries. This problem is how to develop the society of the country. Before 1990, and for years, economists, politicians and development planners have charged year-to-year progress or decline within a country, by measuring average per capita income. So, clearly, before 1990 and for years development of a society was viewed as the development and growth of the capital resources of the economy, often by neglecting the human dimensions in that society, Current views regarding development, have changed. It is thought that the development of a ...
  • Ghossein, Samar Joseph (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 1995)
  • Mardini, Samir M. (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 1997)
    This research studies the effect of job enrichment as an intrinsic motivational factor on the job satisfaction of Lebanese commercial bank employees in Muhafazat North Lebanon. This research shows whether or not intrinsic motivation such as job enrichment can be differentiated from extrinsic motivation in affecting performance of the employee. Since job satisfaction plays a significant role in affecting employee performance, the importance of job enrichment as a leading factor to job satisfaction is tested empirically.
  • Abou Dib, Emile (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 2001)
    The research is a study of Consumer Loans. Also, it explains the different types of loans applied on the worldwide banking sector. After this, it discusses deeply the processes of consumer loans: Loans policy, spirit and conditions of consumer loans. And it comes to some examples of loans from Byblos Bank as being one of the leaders in retail banking products. This project may not have all the required information to the consumer loans conditions. However, it gives ideas that could be useful in any consumer loan process.
  • Azzi, Ramzi (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 2000)
  • Zgheib, Moussa (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 1999)
    Throughout the war period in Lebanon, the apple refrigeration industry suffered from destruction and disorganization. After the war, the reconstruction plans did not include this industry. Therefore, a chaotic construction of small non-developed refrigerators took place in different regions based on the financial interests of the owners. Further, the quality of results in apple refrigeration was and continues to be a conflicting issue between the owners of the refrigerators and their clients. This study provides a survey and an evaluation of apple refrigeration and focuses on the gaps and short ...
  • Chlela, Maria (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 2020)
    Purpose – The purpose of this research is to study the difference between the CSR reporting and the CSR execution in the Lebanese banking sector specially during the current financial crisis and lack of trust between the customers and the banks‟ administration as a whole. Design/methodology/approach – To proceed with this study, we used the quantitative method by extracting data and information for 13 Lebanese banks and calculating the sovereign exposure debt of all these banks separately and comparing them to their disclosed CSR practices. Findings – Our research showed that not all CSR actions ...
  • Nahas Matta, Roula (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 2000)
  • Frangieh, Nehman (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 2000)
    The research is a study of privatization: concepts and types. Also, it explains deeply the rationale behind privatization and the conditions for the success of the process. After this, it comes to some examples of privatization in different countries and cultures: Industrial Countries, Western Economies, Economies in Transitions, Developing Countries, Central and Eastern Europe, and especially in Lebanon. This project may not have all the answers to our existing problems. However, it gives ideas and recommendations that could be useful in any country especially Lebanon.
  • Samrani, Anwar (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 1999)
  • Haddad, Ziad Fouad (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 1995)
    The banking sector in Lebanon has survived bravely despite the fact that it has been seriously and unexpectedly shaken several times in the past few years. This study identifies and clusters 53 out of 72 Lebanese Commercial Banks into groups containing similar and homogeneous characteristics, and measures the direct and indirect effects of capital and assets/equity ratios on profit for 100 Arab banks. Its purpose is to analyze, design, implement, and establish a consistent framework of analysis of bank data. To reach this purpose, the researcher uses cross-sectional secondary data to answer ...
  • Gebara, Veronique (Notre Dame University-Louaize, 1999)
    The study of the relationship between population growth and human development in Lebanon for the period between 1990 and 1997, is divided into two major parts. First, I studied the relationship between population growth and each of the four components of HDI; education, health, revenue, and freedom. The analysis showed that the relationship between population growth and education; mainly adult literacy and school enrollment, for the sample data under study remains inconclusive. According to health; calculated as the average between crude birth rate, infant mortality rate, and crude death rate, ...

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