|Title: Corporate Governance Practices of Adventist Higher Education Institution in Indonesia|
|Author(s): Francis M. Hutabarat, Reymand Hutabarat|
|Pages: 1-5||Paper ID:160903-8282-IJBAS-IJENS||Published: June, 2016|
Abstract: The study analyzes the practice of corporate governance based on the respondent of the Adventist Higher Education Institutions in Indonesia. The study is descriptive and a quantitative methodology was used for the study. The study made use of the stratified-random sampling and a total of 157 respondents participated in the conduct of the study from the three higher education institution in Indonesia, namely: Universitas Advent Indonesia (UNAI), Universitas Klabat (UNKLAB), and Perguruan Tinggi Advent Surya Nusantara (PTASN). the study concluded that Adventist Higher Education Institution have practice corporate governance accordingly. Based on the four indicators of corporate governance, the two highest respond goes to Control and oversight of management and adherence to legal prescription. And the lowest respond are on transparency and accountability. In overall the study sees that Adventist Higher Education Institution adhere to legal prescription in their practices since it is the only indicator without significant difference of respond. Thus, the study support the current practice of corporate governance in the Adventist Higher Education Institution.
|Keywords: Adventist, Corporate Governance, Education, Indonesia.|
|Full Text (.pdf) | 318 KB|
|Title: The Analysis of Zone Based Land Suitability to Evaluate the Sustainability of Coastal Area Management in Ambon City – Maluku- Indonesia|
|Author(s): Pieter Thomas Berhitu, SahalaHutabarat, Supriharyono, DjokoSuprapto|
|Pages: 6-12||Paper ID:167803-8585-IJBAS-IJENS||Published: June, 2016|
Abstract: The purpose of this research is to conduct analyisis on land suitability in Ambon City for evaluation of the sustainability of coastal area management by using zone based approach from three zone laws. The findings showed that land suitability for cultivation area is 6,639.488 hectares (66,395 km2), conservation areas of 13,055.23 hectares (130.55 km2), and the buffer area of 16,250.28 hectares (162.50 km2). The level of damage to coastal areas of Ambon city caused by erosion, abrasion, sedimentation and the environmental degradation can be categorized as heavy to extremely heavy at 61.54 %, the category of mild to moderate is 38.46 %.The weight of damage and interests is calculated at 38.46%. This is considered as a highly prioritized category (B), to extremely prioritized category (A). Meanwhile, 61.54 % must be addressed as priority or category (C). The suitability level for S1land with highly suitable for utilization categories is 57.69 %, while S2category which is suitable to for utilization with certain conditions is 42.31 %. The results of this study will become an input for city government for evaluation and in decision-making and policy formulation regarding the efforts to manage and to control damage to coastal areas of Ambon city sustainably.
|Keywords: Zoning, Ambon, land suitability.|
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|Title: Dependency of Whole Blood Viscosity and Plasma Viscosity on Electrolytes and Lipids - An in Vitro Study|
|Author(s): Mohamed A. Elblbesy, Mamdouh M. Shawki|
|Pages: 13-20||Paper ID:168003-9494-IJBAS-IJENS||Published: June, 2016|
Abstract: Blood viscosity is a crucial hemodynamic biomarker because it determines the friction against blood vessels, the quantity of oxygen that is delivered to organs and tissues, and the degree of exertion by the heart. Many factors affect blood viscosity, either directly or inversely. e.g., fibrinogen and hematocrit. The effect of other factors (e.g., cholesterol) on blood viscosity is still under investigation. The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of both electrolytes [sodium (Na+), calcium (Ca++), and potassium (K+)] and lipids [triglycerides (TGs), low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and high-density lipoprotein (HDL)] on both whole blood viscosity (WBV) and plasma viscosity (PV). WBV was measured by rotational viscosity at high and low shear rates. PV was measured using a rotational viscometer at a single shear rate. A strong correlation of WBV and PV with Ca++ was found. TGs had an effect on WBV at a low shear rate. LDL and HDL were correlated directly with both WBV and PV. The observed relationships can be explained as a direct effect of both electrolytes and lipids on PV. On the other hand, the relationship between WBV and both electrolytes and lipids can be explained indirectly, namely through the effect of lipids and electrolytes on red blood cell aggregation and deformation.
|Keywords: Blood Viscosity, Plasma viscosity, Electrolytes, Lipids.|
|Full Text (.pdf) | 410 KB|