International Journal of Business and Society

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

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 2, June

Attributes of Ethical Leadership in Leading Good Governance
ABSTRACTThe aim of this study is to present a practical and rational perspective of corporate governance. Specifically, this study explores the concept of ethical leadership in relation to corporate governance. It introduces morality as a core element...
Does Organizational Growth Contribute to Profitability? Evidence from Malaysian Public Listed Companies
ABSTRACTThis paper aims to examine the impact of organizational growth on the profitability of Malaysian public listed companies for the period of 2001-2010. The sample consists of a balanced panel data of 240 companies from various sectors listed on...
Organizational Health: A Study of a Malaysian Private Higher Learning Institution
ABSTRACTThis study examined the organizational health of a private institution of higher learning in Malaysia. The relationships between the seven dimensions of organizational health and five demographic variables were also investigated. The seven dimensions...
Perception of Safety, Physical Working Conditions and Stress between Malaysia and United Kingdom
ABSTRACT21st century businesses operate faster and with more complexity and uncertainty than ever before, and therefore industrial accidents and diseases become more prolific, bringing a serious and costly burden to all countries. For the majority of...
Performance-Based Reward Systems and Perceived Justice: A Case of Motorbike Dealer in Pontianak
ABSTRACTThis paper discusses the practices of reward granting and the performance measurement systems in Dealer X and examines its success factors from perspectives of perceived justice. To explore the practice in depth, we employ intensive case study...
Politics, Justice, Stress, and Deviant Behaviour in Organizations: An Empirical Analysis
ABSTRACTThe paper aims to test a proposed model linking organizational politics and organizational justice (distributive justice and procedural justice) indirectly with deviant behaviour through stress. Data was gathered using self-administered questionnaires...
Price Auction and Regulation in Experimental Built Heritage Conservation Market
ABSTRACTThis paper applied methods from experimental economics to allocate a limited amount of financial funds to conservation efforts of heritage house owners in George Town, Penang. We applied and compared two procurement auction mechanisms borrowing...
Satisfaction of Heritage Hotels' Patrons in Penang Island: A Research Note
ABSTRACTGeorgetown in Penang Island, a World Heritage Town that attracts large number of tourists eventually created high competition among hoteliers within the hotel industry. As the competition escalating among hoteliers, it is always a question of...
The Impact of Land Loss on Household Income: The Case of Hanoi's Sub-Urban Areas, Vietnam
ABSTRACTUsing a novel dataset from a 2010 household survey, this study has provided the first econometric evidence of the impacts of farmland loss (due to urbanization and industrialization) on total household income and its sources in Hanoi's sub-urban...
Total Factor Productivity of Commercial Banks in Thailand
ABSTRACTThis study employed growth accounting equation to examine the total factor productivity of 14 commercial banks in Thailand during 2000 - 2009. The findings revealed that commercial banks in Thailand on average had low and very volatile total...
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