International Journal of Business and Society

A biannual journal of scholarly works in business and economics. Published by University Malaysia Sarawak.

Articles from Vol. 7, No. 1, January

Activity Based Costing (ABC) Adoption among Manufacturing Organizations - the Case of Malaysia
ABSTRACTThe main purpose of this research is to study the adoption of ABC as an overhead costing system among manufacturing organizations in Malaysia. The stages of adoption and seven factors expected3 to influence ABC adoption are derived from previous...
Export Led Growth in Hong Kong: Empirical Evidence from the Components of Exports
ABSTRACTUsing Granger's causality approach, the hypothesis of export led growth for Hong Kong has been empirically tested via the components of total exports namely re-exports, domestic exports, and export of services. This paper contributes to the existing...
Financial Risk and Shocks Persistence in Malaysia Technology Stock
ABSTRACTThis study investigates the financial risk exposure and the volatility shocks persistence of market and technology stock excess returns in Malaysia. Generalized Autoregressive Conditional Heteroscedasticity (GARCH) methodology has been employed...
Higher Education and Employment in Malaysia
ABSTRACTGlobalization and rapid changing technologies have resulted in a highly competitive job market. This has required a greater demand for higher education to fill in the roles of trainer and developer of marketable skills. However, of late, extensive...
Job Selection Criteria and Job Sector Preference of Economics Student: An Ordered Logit Model Analysis
ABSTRACTThis paper studies the job selection criteria of economics final year students in Universiti Utara Malaysia. Relatively, it is found that the long term career prospect is the most important criteria. The applicability of university degree studied...
The Validity of Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) Theory in Asean-Five Economies: The Bounds Test Approach
ABSTRACTThis study aims to examine the robustness of different Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) models by applying different types of econometric techniques for the ASEAN-Five economies from 1983:M1 to 2002:M9. Two versions of the PPP models have been estimated...
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