International Journal of Business and Society

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

Articles from Vol. 18, No. 2, 2017

Elaborating the Role of Network Synergy Capacity as a Supplier's Alternative Terminal for Achieving Marketing Performance
1. INTRODUCTIONIn the face of increasingly fierce business competition, every company should have the ability to establish relationships. The success of a company is not defined by the extent to which the company is able to fulfill all the business requirements...
Enterprise Risk Management, Performance Measurement Systems and Organizational Performance in Malaysian Public Listed Firms
1.INTRODUCTIONRisk can be anything that would hinder an organization from achieving its objectives (Woods, 2007). Therefore, risk management may be defined as any set of actions taken by individuals or corporations in an effort to alter the risk arising...
Factors Influencing Cross-Screen Engagement in Young Chinese Users
1.INTRODUCTIONIn the contemporary environment, daily life is dominated by multiple screens such as smartphones, laptops, desktops, tables among others. Google (2012) defined 'multi-screening' as the use of the second screen or mors than one screens for...
On the Nexus between Risk Taking and Profitability: Evidences from Indonesia
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.INTRODUCTIONRecent developments in the company performance evaluation, such as economic value added (EVA) and return adjusted risk of capital (RAROC), has been applied to provide new insight on how a bank operates...
On the Relationship between Human Capital Inequality and Globalization
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.INTRODUCTIONThe debate on the effect of globalization on income distribution is often divided between two points of view. Under the Stolper-Samuelson theorem of the Heckscher-Ohlin (H-O) theory, globalization...
Profitability of Capm Momentum Strategies in the Us Stock Market
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.INTRODUCTIONThe momentum trading strategy has received increasing academic attention over the past two decades since the pioneering work of Jegadeesh and Titman (1993), who show that strategies of long winner...
The Effects of Weather on Crime Rates in Malaysia
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.INTRODUCTIONVoluminous of literatures have relate the incidences of changing weather or climate change to criminal activities. Climate change can even lead to social conflict that includes interstate conflict,...
The Employment Rights and Legal Protection for Professional Footballers in Malaysian Labour Market
1.INTRODUCTIONThe government recognises the importance of a sports policy as a basis to build and educate the nation (McHenry, 1980) apart from political diplomacy (Macintosh & Hawes, 1993). In addition to education and politics, an economic analysis...
The Impact of Relational Value towards Customer Brand Relationship Stickiness in the Context of Malaysian Public Higher Education Service
1.INTRODUCTIONIn order to strengthen the role of branding in driving organisational survival, few scholars have integrated brand with other prominent marketing concepts such as relationship marketing and customer brand relationship (Blackston & Lebar,...
The Impacts of Policy Reform on Information Diffusion in Chinese Real Estate Stocks
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.INTRODUCTIONLo and MacKinlay (1990) discover information gradually diffuses in financial market, which is contrary to the Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH) that states information instantaneously diffuses in...
The Mediating Effects of Value on Service Quality-Satisfaction Relationship in Malaysian Tourism Industry
1.INTRODUCTIONThe tourism industry in Malaysia is continuously developing. The statistical data shows that international tourist arrivals in Malaysia has increased from 16.43 million in year 2005 to 25.70 million in year 2015, while the tourist receipts...
The Role of Fiscal Incentives for Renewable Energy on Economic Growth
1.INTRODUCTIONRenewable energy1 is at the core of the European Union 'environmental policy. Europe has committed to become a highly energy-efficient, low carbon economy by 2020, reducing by 20% EU greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 levels, raising the...
Underwriter Reputation, Intellectual Capital Disclosure, and Underpricing
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.INTRODUCTIONThe intellectual capital (hereinafter called IC) phenomenon, covering its definition, measurement, and disclosure, becomes an interesting research theme for practitioners and academicians over the...
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