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PSYCHOLOGICAL SENSE OF COMMUNITY AND ALTRUISM OF GAWAD KALINGA RESIDENTS IN BATANGAS, PHILIPPINES

This study sought to find out the relationship between the level of psychological sense of community and altruism of the Gawad Kalinga (GK) residents in the Province of Batangas, Philippines. Moreover this study determined the level of psychological sense of community and altruism will vary in terms of respondents’ profile. The researcher used descriptive research design using correlational method of study.

Author  - Ar-Jay D. Perez, RPm, LPT, MAEd
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 01-12

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GENDER AND MANAGERS’ RATING ON THE ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS NEEDED BY BUSINESS EDUCATION GRADUATES FOR EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF SMALL ENTERPRISES IN ENUGU STATE

The study assessed the effect of gender on the entrepreneurial skills needed by business education graduates for effective management of small enterprises in Enugu State. The design of the study was descriptive survey. Population of the study was 267 managers of registered small enterprises in the study area. The simple random sampling was used to select a sample size of 80 managers

Author  - Ebere Jennifer, Iloeje and Okolocha, C.C.
Country  - Nigeria
Pages  - 13-25

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DEVELOPMENT OF AN EMULSION PAINT BINDER FROM THE COPOLYMERIZATION OF DIMETHYLOL UREA AND HYDROXYLATED MAHOGANY SEED OIL

Copolymerization of dimethylol urea (DMU) and hydroxylated mahogany seed oil (HMSO) was carefully studied in this work, the FTIR spectroscopy of the pure DMU and DMU/HMSO showed that chemical interaction took place.

Author  - Osemeahon, S.A., Dass, P.M., Aliyu, B.A. and Fadawa, F.G.
Country  - Nigeria
Pages  - 26-39

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A MODEL STUDENTS E-COUNSELLING PORTAL

Counselling is a professional activity that utilizes an interpersonal relationship to enable people to develop self-understanding and to make changes in their lives. Students in universities face challenges that require counselling services.

Author  - Ann Wamaitha Kimani Gichuru and Reuben Oyamo
Country  - Kenya
Pages  - 40-54

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EFFECT OF STAKEHOLDERS INITIATIVES ON SUSTAINABLE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN MT ELGON REGION, KENYA

Sustainability has become an important concept in relation to tourism planning and development. Stakeholder theory and Participatory and Empowerment model were used to underpin the study. Therefore the purpose of the study was to determine the effect stakeholders’ initiatives on sustainable tourism development in Mt Elgon region. The specific objectives were environmental conservation practices

Author  - Nangulu Hellen Lynn Kusimba, Dr. Julie Makomere (Ph.D.) and Dr. Kennedy Ntabo Otiso (Ph.D.)
Country  - Kenya
Pages  - 55-66

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CONTENT ANALYSIS OF 21ST CENTURY LITERATURE FROM THE WORLD: BASIS FOR INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL DEVELOPMENT

The purpose of this study is to analyze the contents of the textbook, 21st Century Literature from the World and its alignment to the contents as well as the content standards of the curriculum guide given by Department of Education and to develop an instructional material specifically a module that will provide learning tasks which are aligned in the curriculum guide that would increase the level of learning and skills of the students.

Author  - Romel M. Aceron and Mary Rosbel C. Gajiran
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 67-78

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E-CHECKER: A SECURE ASSESSMENT AND INTERACTIVE FEEDBACK GENERATION SYSTEM OF OBJECT ORIENTED-BASED PROGRAMMING EXERCISES WITH A RELIABLE CONNASCENCE RECOGNITION AND ENCAPSULATION TOOL

Programming is an essential portion of every technology course. For almost every technology student, they may say that programming is not an easy subject to learn; and that also goes for the instructors–teaching programming subjects has never been an easy task.

Author  - Bucad, Maria Graciela Ramos and De Castro, Erwin F.
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 79-87

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DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF ERGONOMIC WORKSTATION IN THE CARTON-ATTACH PROCESS OF GREENSHINE ENTERPRISE

This research focuses on evaluating the current condition of the workers in the Carton-Attach Process of Greenshine Enterprise with regards to musculoskeletal discomfort in performing related tasks.

Author  - Engr. Norxine L. Montalbo, Derick M. De Silva, Jave T. Latido and Jazzpher M. Natanauan
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 88-95

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PRODUCTION LAYOUT RECONFIGURATION FOR PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT AT LUCKY JEAN GARMENTS

Lucky Jean Garments is a sewing industry always pride itself on its personnel’s strong technical knowledge and expertise in providing competitive design and product quality. It stands for maturity; know how continuity and the ability to assert one’s self in the production.

Author  - Engr. Norxine L. Montalbo, Marc Amiel D. Impoy, Judy Ann L. Luna and Elaiza L. Reañ.
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 96-103

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REVISITING ADMINISTRATION’S TASK AND SUPPORT TO NATURAL SCIENCE PROGRAM AMONG STATE UNIVERSITIES

All state university presidents aim to enhance and focus on their unwavering commitment to academic excellence and student success through financial viability, superior teaching, innovative activities, research and public service. In this light, the researcher conducted a study to reveal the academic officers, non-academic officers, and science instructors’ assessment on the administrations’ task and support to Natural Science (NS) program.

Author  - Genalyn P. Lualhati
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 104-111

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PREDICTING INTERNSHIP SUCCESS OF PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS

Internship is one of the most important and crucial phases in Teacher Education. It is in this culminating stage where the pre-service teachers put into practice the learning competencies they have acquired in the Teacher Education Program and at the same time harness their teaching competencies.

Author  - Nora V. Marasigan
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 112-124

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EXAMINING THE MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES IN CAMPUS-BASED STUDENT PUBLICATION

As campus journalism plays numerous roles and functions within the academic community, it becomes imperative that student publication in any institution of learning selects and retains members who can best represent and protect the interest of the entire student body and the immediate community.

Author  - Richard M. Bañez and Rubilyn M. Latido
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 125-133

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PERCEIVED WORKING CONDITIONS ON EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE IN ZERO RATED HOTELS WITHIN NAKURU TOWN KENYA

In hospitality industry performance of employees is a major concern because of the desired goal through input relationship and social aspirations. The purpose of this the study was to examine the influence of perceived working conditions on employee performance in zero rated hotels within Nakuru Town, Kenya. The specific objectives were to determine the influence of working hours, on the relationship between working condition on employee performance.

Author  - Alice Kerubo Moenga, Julie Makomere and Kennedy Ntabo Otiso
Country  - Kenya
Pages  - 134-140

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LINKING TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP TO WOMEN ENGAGEMENT IN MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONS IN THE PROVINCE OF BATANGAS

The study was primarily designed to determine the link between transformational leadership and women engagement in managerial functions with the end view of developing a framework management model for women managers. A total of 246 women manager– respondents from the service industries in the entire province of Batangas served as the respondents of the study.

Author  - Dr. Sharon Gonzales Angulo
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 141-151

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AWARENESS IN FOLK AND FAIRY TALES OF PRE-SERVICE ELEMENTARY TEACHERS: BASIS FOR RESTRUCTURING LEARNING EXPERIENCE IN TEACHING CHILDREN’S LITERATURE

Contaminations in folk and fairy tales occurred as popular media reduce their value into mere entertainment. The sensationalization and disneyfication of this traditional genre alienate children and teachers to its purpose of providing vicarious experiences to expose children into basic human predicaments.

Author  - Richard M. Bañez
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 152-162

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DISCOVERING SPORTS MANAGEMENT SKILLS OF FILIPINO PRE-SERVICE MAPEH TEACHERS

Sports management plays a significant role in any school and is considered a crucial factor in facilitating sports programs. This study determined the sports management skills of Filipino pre-service MAPEH teachers and examined its relationship to respondents’ profile.

Author  - Teejay D. Panganiban
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 163-172

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LOOKING INTO THE PEDAGOGICAL ADJUSTMENTS OF IN-SERVICE MATHEMATICS TEACHERS

It has been observed that there are Mathematics teachers in some schools who are assigned to teach subjects other than their field of specialization. Being assigned to teach other disciplines requires a sense of efficacy, subject matter knowledge and pedagogical knowledge for these teachers. Hence, this study determined the pedagogical adjustments of Mathematics teachers handling other disciplines in selected national high schools at the Division of Lipa City.

Author  - Nora V. Marasigan
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 173-177

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EXPLORING FILIPNO EDUCATION FRESHMEN STUDENTS’ ATTITUDES TOWARD FOLK DANCING

The study used the descriptive type of research. The researchers made use of the freshmen students of Bachelor in Elementary Education and Bachelor in Secondary Education from the CTE department of BSU Malvar campus. A total of 50 students were chosen as the respondents of the study. The main instrument that was used in this study is a questionnaire that was developed by the researchers.

Author  - Teejay D. Panganiban
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 178-188

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REVISITING THE COLLEGE-BASED RETENTION POLICY FOR PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS

A study that dwells as to whether the presence of a retention policy gives advantageous effects onto students or not, on the basis of the students’ personal perception, deems necessary. Hence, this study determined the perception towards the retention policy of pre-service teachers of Batangas State University-JPLPC Malvar.

Author  - Nora V. Marasigan
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 189-193

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JUANA IN ACTION: ASSESSING WOMEN’S INVOLVEMENT IN SPORTS

This research study focused on the women’s involvement in sports at the Municipality of the Tanauan City. It made use of the descriptive method of research. The respondents were 90 women employees of the Municipality of Tanauan City. Percentage, weighted mean and chi-square test were utilized in the study. After careful analysis and interpretation of data, it was found out that majority of the respondents were involved in sports.

Author  - Teejay D. Panganiban
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 194-200

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INVESTIGATING THE TEACHING PERFORMANCE OF PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS

A very important stage in the life of a pre-service teacher is the student teaching phase in which the learning competencies acquired from the Teacher Education program is put into practice. This is the stage where the pre-service teacher experiences the essentials of teaching in a cyclical process of planning, actual teaching and evaluating learning. Hence, this study determined the teaching performance of pre–service teachers of Batangas State University JPLPC-Malvar.

Author  - Nora V. Marasigan
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 201-206

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WHAT IS HAPPENING IN YOUR CLASS? EXPLORING FILIPINO SCIENCE CLASSROOM ATMOSPHERE

Educators who create classrooms that are caring, compassionate, safe, interesting, and academically robust help define a positive learning environments and students’ deeper learning. In this paper, the researcher reported the sophomore students’ assessments on science classroom atmosphere along with student cohesiveness, instructor support, involvement, task orientation, cooperation, equity and investigation among state universities in one region in the Philippines.

Author  - Genalyn P. Lualhati
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 207-218

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MINIMIZATION OF BLADE DEFECTS IN L2 BLADE PRODUCTION LINE USING PLAN-DO-CHECK-ACT (PDCA) CYCLE AT ABC COMPANY

ABC Company is a manufacturing company engaged in producing high quality autofocus actuator and servicing mobile phones and tablet manufacturers. During operation in winding area, the company experiences a big loss that is caused by a high rate blade defects. This research study aimed to evaluate and analyze the cause of high rate blade defects mainly in L2 Blade Production Line.

Author  - Cornejo, Joel Delos Reyes
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 219-234

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RESPONSE OF TWO GENETIC GROUPS OF LAYERS SERVED GINGER ROOT POWDER ON THE INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL EGG QUALITY CHARACTERISTICS

This study was conducted to investigate the effect of ginger root powder on the internal and external egg characteristics of exotic and local breeds of chicken. Seventy two (72) laying hens comprising 36 local breed of the Nigerian heavy local chicken ecotype (NHLCE) and 36 exotic breed (Isa brown) were used for the study. Based on the genetic groups, the birds were divided into two groups and randomly assigned to four dietary treatments T1, T2, T3 and T4 containing 0%, 2.5%, 5% and 7.5% dietary inclusion of ginger root powder respectively.

Author  - Udeh, F.U., Onodugo, M.O., Udeh, V.C. and Mmadu, P.O.
Country  - Nigeria
Pages  - 235-241

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RELEVANCE OF EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE APPRAISAL ON ORGANIZATIONAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

The study was an empirical research that was premised on the relevance of employee performance appraisal on the growth and development of Caprihans (Nigeria), a plastic manufacturing company situated in Lagos. To achieve the objectives of the study, research questions were formulated on questionnaires and administered to three hundred and sixty two respondents in the area.

Author  - Sunday Ewah and Patrick Igbaji
Country  - Nigeria
Pages  - 242-251

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EDUCATING THE COUPLES RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF MARRIAGE FOR NATIONAL UNITY AND INTEGRATION IN NIGERIA

Marriage, apart from being a devotional act, is also perceived to be to be an avenue for enhancing unity and integration that is needed for the development of the contemporary nations. Thus couples need to be educated on their individual rights and obligations for building the spirit of peace, national unity, integration and development.

Author  - Akanni, Mutahir Ayinla and Bashar, Sa’adu Isa
Country  - Nigeria
Pages  - 252-261

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ETHICAL LEADERSHIP: THE BURDEN ON TODAY’S MANAGERS

The global business world and market is fast-evolving with regards to technological, legal, economic, social, and political structures as well as competing stakeholders and constituents’ power claims. Businesses operate and are embedded within specific social contexts where they interact with multiple changing local, national, and international environments.

Author  - Miebaka Dagogo, Tamunomiebi, Ph.D. and Oburu, Clement Emeka
Country  - Nigeria
Pages  - 262-270

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ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR: INDIVIDUAL ISSUES-ATTITUDES AND ROLES

This paper examined the nexus between organizational behaviour and the individual issues of attitudes and roles. A review of extant literature unveiled the following expositions: individual issues of attitudes through the individual perception and knowledge, feelings and the way they behave impact on how roles are discharged which in turn impact on organizational behaviour; roles conflict, roles ambiguity and roles incompatibility negates smooth organizational behaviour which affect employees performance.

Author  - Miebaka Dagogo, Tamunomiebi and Lekue Barile Menewae, Nwikiabeh
Country  - Nigeria
Pages  - 271-282

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AWARENESS ON MAN-MADE DISASTERS AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

The present study aims to find out the awareness on Man-made disasters among secondary school students. The study also finds out whether there is any gender difference in the awareness on man-made disasters. The sample of the study constituted 120 secondary school students of Kozhikode district of Kerala. Data collected by using an Awareness test on Man-made disasters.

Author  - Udayasree, K. and Rekha, P.
Country  - India
Pages  - 283-287

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EFFECTIVENESS OF WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT OF MERCHANDISING INDUSTRY IN LIPA CITY, BATANGAS

Working capital management is essential for the long term success of a business. This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of working capital management of 350 owners and managers of merchandising industry in Lipa City, in terms of nature of the business, years of operation, number of employees and type of ownership. Descriptive type of research was utilized in the study.

Author  - Arnold Q. Malaluan
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 288-305

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AWARENESS ON ANTI-DOPING PROGRAM OF PRE-SERVICE MAPEH TEACHERS IN BATANGAS STATE UNIVERSITY

The study aimed to determine the level of awareness of the pre-service MAPEH teachers regarding the anti-doping program. Specifically, it sought to find out the respondents’ description of the World Anti-Doping Program. It also targeted the respondents’ extent awareness on the anti-doping program in relation to the objectives and the consequences of doping.

Author  - Aguirre, Francisco V. and Dimaano, Glenda M.
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 306-315

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NARRATING AFRICAN IMMIGRANTS’ SURVIVAL STRATEGIES: FAKE RELATIONSHIP AND MARRIAGES IN CHIMAMANDA N. ADICHIE’S AMERICANAH

Despite the ongoing booming criticism on Adichie‟s fiction, this paper contends, less attention has been paid on the socio-political significance of fraudulent relationships in Americanah. This study, which foregrounds the merit so far made in investigating Adichie‟s works, aims at examining how Adichie has used the novel form and immigration narrative to cast a critical look at Western immigration laws.

Author  - Yacoubou Alou
Country  - Niger Republic
Pages  - 316-325

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ANTI-KEYLOGGING SOFTWARE USING ASYMMETRIC KEY ENCRYPTION ALGORITHM FOR NON-HYBRID KEYLOGGERS

The study entitled Anti-Keylogging Software Using Asymmetric Key encryption Algorithm for Non-Hybrid Keyloggers focused on blocking the keylogger in capturing sessions and keystrokes. The reseracher analyzed different studies to develop a system to eliminate the threat of information and data theft.

Author  - Francis Balazon
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 326-336

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LOOKING THROUGH A GENDER LENS: AN EVALUATION OF GENDER SENSITIVITY IN A HIGHER EDUCATION

The advantages of training are at this point settled. Instruction enhances the personal satisfaction. It advances wellbeing, extends access to paid business, builds efficiency in market and non-showcase work, and encourages social and political investment. That such advantages ought to be experienced by the two people is reasonable and impartial. Since we are worried about how instruction go about as operator of progress on winning sexual orientation issues, it is critical that the idea of sex and its refinement be additionally elucidated for our comprehension.

Author  - Dimaano, Glenda M.
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 337-347

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ASSESSMENT OF PROSTATITIS AND HISTOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS IN OKIGWE IMO STATE AND UMUAHIA, ABIA STATE

The Assessment of Prostatitis Antigens and Histological findings was carried out in Okigwe L.G.A of Imo State and Umuahia North L.G.A in Abia State, Nigeria. A total of 1000 patients were examined in the two locations, 800 for Umuahia and 200 for Okigwe. Blood and tissue biopsy specimens were collected aseptically using standards Microbiological Laboratory Techniques. The patients were examined for Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA)

Author  - Ogwuegbu, H.O., Mbanaso, A.U., Onwuchekwa, E.C. and Nwokorie, C.C.
Country  - Nigeria
Pages  - 348-355

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ROLES OF NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS IN PRODUCTION, PROCESSING AND MARKETING OF OIL PALM IN KAILAHUN DISTRICT, EASTERN SIERRA LEONE

The study further determined the appropriateness of the NGOs support programmes and identified problems farmers encounter in the production, processing and marketing of oil palm. The research design is descriptive and was carried in six chiefdom in Kailahun District Eastern Sierra Leone. Data were collected using structured questionnaire to eighty (80) oil palm farmers.

Author  - Bockarie Jimmy and Mohamed P. Ngegba
Country  - Sierra Leone
Pages  - 356-369

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SPORTS MANAGEMENT PRACTICES OF EDUCATORS AND LEADERS FROM SELECTED STATE UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES REGION IV A & B: TOWARDS A POLICY RECOMMENDATION

The leaders of educational institutions are faced with the challenge of creating strategically sound sports management practices that would inspire and encourage their constituents towards the attainment of institutional goals, in bringing about effective and productive leadership in sports management.

Author  - Aguirre, Francisco V.
Country  - Philippines
Pages  - 370-384

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FACTORS INFLUENCING INTEGRATION OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY IN LEARNING AND TEACHING IN PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS: A CASE OF TRANS NZOIA WEST SUB COUNTY, TRANS NZOIA COUNTY, KENYA

This study aimed at examining factors influencing ICT integration in teaching and learning in public secondary schools in Trans Nzoia West Sub County. The main variables of the study were availability of ICT infrastructure, technical support, attitude and teachers’ competence in ICT. The study used descriptive survey research design since the researcher was interested in finding out the characteristics of the respondents as they were. The target population was all the public secondary schools in Trans Nzoia West Sub County, Trans Nzoia County.

Author  - Josiah Mwachi Waiti
Country  - Kenya
Pages  - 385-398

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SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

The current international market is defeated by globalization that creates a robust competitive atmosphere. This setting of globalization and competition directly ends up in the flow of business within the supply chain (SC) or the closest cooperative network (CN), because of corporations aren't self-sustaining.

Author  - Abbas Ahmad, Aisha Khan, Muhammad Usman Bajwa, Muhammad Wasim Khan, Kamran Khalid and Faiza Khalid
Country  - Pakistan
Pages  - 399-409

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