International Journal of Business and Society

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

Articles from Vol. 17, No. 1, January

Exchange Rate Volatility and Exports of Malaysian Manufactured Goods to China: An Empirical Analysis
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)I. INTRODUCTIONMalaysia is a small economy and thus the rapid economic growth of Malaysia can be constrained by a relatively small market size and a low gross domestic product (GDP) per capita. A solution to the...
International Expansion Opportunities for Multi-Level Marketing Via Personal Networks: An Ethnographic Study from Colombia
"This business opportunity is for those who want to succeed as independent entrepreneurs and not worry wondering if you are going to be employed or not in the future. Not having to wonder what are you going to do to survive another month because your...
Organisational Trust as a Mediator between Perceived Organisational Support and Constructive Deviance
1. INTRODUCTIONInitial research has traditionally described deviant workplace behaviours (DWBs) as destructive behaviours that threaten the well-being of an organization, and/or its members (Bennett & Robinson, 2000; Robinson & Bennett, 1995)....
Relative Price Effects of Monetary Policy Shock in Malaysia: A Svar Study
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)I. INTRODUCTIONA good understanding of monetary policy effects upon disaggregated inflation is pivotal to monetary authority in assessing the effectiveness of monetary policy as a stabilization policy. The monetary...
Step Up the Heat: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis of the Effect of Home Heating Subsidy on Energy Expenditure
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)I. INTRODUCTION1.1 OverviewAccording to the latest Residential Energy Consumption Survey conducted in 2009 by the U.S. Energy InformationAdministration, the total U.S. energy expenses amount to USD230 billion;...
The Effect of Supply Chain Linkage on Micro and Small Enterprises' Performance
I. INTRODUCTIONSmall and medium industry represents 97% of the total businesses in Malaysia (The Borneo Post, 2012). In the Malaysian situation, small and medium enterprises can be considered as an important sector as this sector has contributed 32.5%...
The Environmental Effects of Intra-Industry Trade in the Saarc Region
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)I. INTRODUCTIONThe environment is becoming an important issue in international trade, while trade liberalization is creating issues that are concerned with both trade and the environment. The pertinent questions...
What Factors Influence Profitability in the Korean Credit Card Business?
I. INTRODUCTIONUntil recently, the policy for disputes over reducing the fee rate for self-employed small business credit card affiliates had been progressed in Korea. Small business owners argued that 1.5-2.0% of the current credit card affiliate fee,...
Willingness to Pay in Kubah National Park and Matang Wildlife Centre: A Contingent Valuation Method
1. INTRODUCTIONEconomies have been long found to benefit from natural resources. Typically, natural resources h¬ave been extracted for its benefits (such as mining) as well as developed for its containing (such as agriculture). Natural resources such...
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