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. 1, January

Do Mncs' High Quality and Standard Requirements Matter? a Channel for Vertical Spillovers
ABSTRACTThis study attempts to investigate how Multinational Corporations (MNC) transfer their knowledge and technology to local firms through backward linkages established between both of firms. The objective was to fill a research gap, where the channels...
Estimating the Choice of Entrepreneurship as a Career: The Case of Universiti Utara Malaysia
ABSTRACTUsing of the case of Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), this study aims to estimate the factors that influence the entrepreneurship career choice among UUM students and graduates, in particular, the effect of educational factor on the probability...
Examining the Impact of Human Resource Management Practices on Employees' Turnover Intention
ABSTRACTIt is important for human resource (HR) managers to overcome employees' turnover intention. Issues encountered may be in the areas of shrinking pool of entry-level workers, individual differences, use of temporary workers, productivity and competitiveness,...
Higher Education Institutions and Social Performance: Evidence from Public and Private Universities
ABSTRACTThe paper proposes that universities should make social responsibility part of their triple bottom lines - economic, environment and social. The aim of the paper is to examine public and private universities' approach to social responsibilities...
KEY ELEMENTS OF MARKET ORIENTATION ON MALAYSIAN SMEs PERFORMANCE
ABSTRACTMalaysian Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are vital components of the country's economic development. This paper assessed the relationship between market orientation critical success factors and Malaysian SMEs performance. Data were collected...
Perceptual Differences of Older Customers' to Purchase from Online: Malaysian Perspective
ABSTRACTThis paper aims to examine how older customers are differed their perception to purchase any products or services from online in Malaysian multiracial older generation's perspective. A total of 400 (235 males and 165 females) respondents response...
Reverse Logistics: Pressure for Adoption and the Impact on Firm's Performance
ABSTRACTOne of the new challenges faced by Malaysian firms that want to go global is the fact that many countries have introduced legislation or directives to ensure effective disposal of manufactured products and its waste. Furthermore, the increase...
Selection Criteria for Islamic Home Financing in Malaysia
ABSTRACTIslamic home financing over the ten year period showed an increasing rate from RM6.8 billion to RM23.3 billion. It is crucial to understand what are the factors that will determine the satisfaction of both Muslims and non-Muslims customer towards...
The Link between Quality Management and Muslim Customer Satisfaction
ABSTRACTThis paper reports the relationship between quality management (QM) and Muslim customer satisfaction. Data were gathered from 276 respondents from business and public firms. This study was motivated by claims about QM as a universally applied...
Values and Corporate Social Initiative: An Approach through Schwartz Theory
ABSTRACTThe success of corporate social initiatives of firms depends largely on the perception of these have from the outside. This perception is liked directly to the values that have developed individuals in the areas where they play their academic...
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