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. 3, December

Continuance Intention in Using Homestay Terminology in the Names of Private Lodging Houses
ABSTRACTUsing homestay terminology in the names of private lodging houses may cause misunderstanding of its intended meaning and is likely to jeopardize the actual homestay industry. The results of a survey administered to 132 private lodging operators...
Determinants of Strategic Information Disclosure - Malaysian Evidence
ABSTRACTThis study is focusing on the voluntary corporate strategic information disclosure and the use of internet as a disclosure channel. The study objectives are to observe the Malaysian companies' practices towards the online disclosure of strategic...
Determining Attitudinal Beliefs about Controversial Advertising
ABSTRACTThis study aims to determine the beliefs about advertising of two controversial products, namely political parties and sexual diseases prevention. The theory of reasoned action was utilized as underlying premise to elicit beliefs about controversial...
Dimensions of the Malayness Construct: Scale Development and Empirical Analysis
ABSTRACTThe main purpose of this paper is to develop a scale - the Malayness Scale - to measure ethnic orientation among Malays in Malaysia. Measurement of ethnic subculture must be rooted in a construct that could capture the multi-dimensionality of...
Estimating Influence of Toe Factors on E-Government Usage: Evidence of Jordanian Companies
ABSTRACTThis paper examines the effect of TOE (Technology, Organizational and External) factors on the usage of e-government among Jordanian public listed companies. Results reveal that in Jordan, companies that are categorized as basic adopters of e-government...
Managing Destination Image for Potential Gulf Countries Tourists Via Communication Effects Assessment: The Case of Malaysia
ABSTRACTThis study responds to the call for more empirical evidence and theoretical framework for tourism destination consumer based brand equity (CBBE), and for more effort to link marketing communication (MC) as information sources on destination awareness...
The Development of Entrepreneurship in Interdisciplinary Study Environment: First Achievements, Hindrances and Perspectives
ABSTRACTThe development of students' entrepreneurship has become one of the contemporary educational topicalities due to its crucial significance as a success factor needed for personal fulfilment, active citizenship, social cohesion, employability and...
The Effects of Technology Acceptance Factors on Customer E-Loyalty and E-Satisfaction in Malaysia
ABSTRACTThe rapid growth of Internet shopping has led to increasing interest in how to inspire customer e-loyalty and e-satisfaction in Malaysia. By using TAM and TRA as the theoretical base, this study aims to investigate the impact of perceived usefulness,...
The Strategic Planning of Smes in Malaysia: A View of External Environmental Scanning
ABSTRACTThe business world today is getting more competitive and many companies are looking for ways to survive in the market competition especially Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs). This research was aimed at investigating whether formal strategic planning...
The Way Forward for Business Incubation Process in Ict Incubators in Malaysia
ABSTRACTThe development of ICT SMEs has been the top priority for Malaysia, in trying to achieve its aspirations to become a fully developed nation by the year 2020. The government has launched several initiatives to expedite the launch and growth of...
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