Journal of Economics and Management Sciences 2020-09-26T03:00:59+08:00 Jamie Brown Open Journal Systems <p>Journal of Economics and Management Sciences (JEMS) is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed, open-access journal published by IDEAS SPREAD INC. The journal is published in both print and online versions. The online version is free access and download.<br>The journal focuses on the following topics: Corporate Ggovernance, Human Resource Management, Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, E-business, Services, Information Technology Management, Production &amp; Operations Management, Financial Management, Decision Analysis, Management Research Methods and Managerial Economics, etc.</p> Empowerment Program Design in Edutourism Management Post Pandemic Covid 19 2020-09-26T03:00:59+08:00 Adhi Iman Sulaiman Chusmeru Chusmeru Tri Nugroho Adi P. Imam Prawoto Jati Agus Ganjar Runtiko Nana Sutikna <p>The agrotourism area not only provides attractions of natural beauty and agricultural products, but also local wisdom that can be used as an educational commodity or educational tourism, so that tourists get knowledge, experience and agricultural cultivation skills from the community or entrepreneurial groups. The Corona Virus 2019 (Covid 19) pandemic in Indonesia resulted in decreasing of tourist visit and income for entrepreneurial groups, so it was important to design an empowerment program in the management of covid 19 post-pandemic tourism development. The research process was carried out before the Covid 19 pandemic: January to mid-March 2020 therefore the researcher could use the Participatory Learning and Action (PLA) method. While data collection was taken by observation, documentation, interviews and discussions with research informants from the village government, tour operators, farmer groups, entrepreneurship groups based on horticultural products, practitioners and experts. And then through a questionnaire from business groups of 60 respondents in tourist locations, it used a survey method and the results are descriptive quantitative data. The research location was in the agro-tourism area of Serang Village, Karangreja District, Purbalingga Regency, Central Java Province. This research used community development analysis, then conducting clarification and data verification using online media due to Covid 19 pandemic. The result of the study was the design of gradual empowerment programs targeting the younger generation such as: (1) the stage of forming and enhancing the mindset, mental attitude and motivation for successful entrepreneurship, teamwork and edu-tourism management; (2) stage of increasing knowledge, awareness and skills, especially innovation in processing horticulture products, packaging, product brand labels and licensing and product standardization; (3) the stages of forming an educational tourism (edutourism) team with the support of stakeholder partnerships to provide edu-tourism management training courses, in terms of administration and financial, information and service teams, creative and entertainment teams, digital media teams, digital marketing and promotion teams.</p> 2020-08-22T00:00:00+08:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## The Determinants of Employee’s Performance: A Literature Review 2020-09-26T03:00:58+08:00 Mohand Tuffaha <p class="text"><span lang="EN-US">This piece of research highlights a contextual understanding of employee performance’s concept by identifying factors affecting employee performance in the organization. This achieved through analyzing literature in ISI (Web of Knowledge) from 2015 until 2019, after that determine factors influencing employee performance. The definition of employee performance is given, furthermore, the description of each factor which has an influence on employee performance. The result indicates that knowledge management, information and communication technology, employee’s empowerment, innovation and creativity and organization culture have a significant impact on employee performance. On the other hand, the correlation between these factors has a vital role in maintaining employee’s performance and attitude.</span></p> 2020-08-23T00:00:00+08:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement## Impact of the Corona Pandemic on Household Welfare in Cameroon 2020-09-26T03:00:57+08:00 Joachem Meh BIN Moses A. Ofeh Sergeo Beng CHE <p>The objective of this study was to examine the effect of the Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19) on household welfare in Cameroon. This was done using data from a survey of 264 households in Cameroon in 2020. A linear regression model and Heckman sample correction bias were used and the results showed that COVID-19 reduces household welfare in Cameroon. These findings have implications of reducing the impact of COVID-19 on household welfare if households should develop new sources of income and food strategies by engaging more on agricultural activities and government can take a strategy of allocating grants either by reducing the cost of necessities (water, electricity, foodstuff, and housing). The triple helix approach where government, institutions of technology, and businesses should develop a vaccine for the pandemic to bring back economic life to normal.</p> 2020-09-04T00:00:00+08:00 ##submission.copyrightStatement##