American Journal of Economics and Business Management https://globalresearchnetwork.us/index.php/ajebm <p align="justify"><strong>American Journal of Economics and Business Management (AJEBM)</strong> is a double-blind peer-reviewed, bi-monthly e-journal from the USA, with a strong Editorial Board and a tested rapid peer review system. <strong>AJEBM</strong> intends to contribute to the development and deployment of knowledge on management, marketing, finance, economics, banking, accounting, human resources management, international business, hotel and tourism, entrepreneurship development, business ethics, and public administration; thus feeding scholars, researchers, and practitioners with valuable new insights from theory and practice.</p> en-US [email protected] (Editor of Journal) [email protected] (Managing Editor) Mon, 08 Apr 2024 11:28:24 +0500 OJS 3.3.0.10 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 University Student’s Perspective on Convenient Food: With Special Reference to Bilaspur City Chhattisgarh https://globalresearchnetwork.us/index.php/ajebm/article/view/2735 <p>Many students do not have time or cooking skills to prepare food especially students who live as tenants and paying guests. The students go for convenient food specially baked or fried food, partially cooked food, frozen items, beverages, and precut sprouts and fruits. The main objectives of the paper are: to study types of convenient food, examine the drivers for the consumption of convenient food, also study students' preferences and buying behavior attitudes towards convenient food. The study is descriptive in nature and based on secondary data. A structured closed-ended questionnaire has been formed for University students. The questionnaire was filled out by 60 students to conduct this study. A bar graph has been used to show the preferences and answers to questions. The drivers of food consumption among students are food price the major economic driver influencing purchase decisions and consumption and the Physical environment (availability and accessibility of food products, food retail environments, and time).</p> Dr. Chandrawati Nirala, Dr. Neha Gaikwad Copyright (c) 2024 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 https://globalresearchnetwork.us/index.php/ajebm/article/view/2735 Sun, 07 Apr 2024 00:00:00 +0500 The Effect of Introducing Mandatory Clauses on Procurement Documents: An Evaluation of the Perception of Procurement Professionals in Alberta, Canada https://globalresearchnetwork.us/index.php/ajebm/article/view/2736 <p>The study sought to evaluate the effect of introducing mandatory clauses on procurement documents as perceived by the procurement professionals in Alberta, Canada. A descriptive research design was adopted for the study. The location of the study was Alberta, Canada. The population consisted of procurement officials in Alberta. Purposive sampling technique was used to select a total of 12 respondents. Research instruments, (self-administered questionnaires) via email, Face to face and/ or zoom interviews with key stakeholders were used for the study. From executive management, management. Focus group discussions with procurement professionals. across ministries and project Managers. The data were analysed as interviews and focus group discussions, qualitative, thematic analysis and transcription. Cronbach’s alpha co-efficient was used to check internal consistency and reliability of scale. From the study it was concluded that there is much effect of introducing mandatory clauses on procurement documents perceived by procurement professionals. Mandatory requirements are important to highlight as a proposal which must meet these to be compliant. One of the recommendations made from the study states that managers should always have in their consciousness, the need to improve the outcome of the project though such value initiatives as effective time management, cost reduction, continuous improvement, rewarding those that finish the project before time, good relationship among the parties, further innovations, flexibility and many more.</p> Dr. Olawale AMUZAT, Ndifreke Akaninyene ENO Copyright (c) 2024 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0 https://globalresearchnetwork.us/index.php/ajebm/article/view/2736 Sun, 07 Apr 2024 00:00:00 +0500