International Journal of Business and Society

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

Articles from Vol. 19, No. 1, 2018

Analyzing Patient Satisfaction towards Resident at Internal Medicine Departement in Hasan Sadikin Hospital Bandung Using Revised Importance–performance Analysis
1.INTRODUCTIONHealth is one of the main factors for development. A healthy human in a country is a capital for national development, in particular for developing country such as Indonesia who has a demographic bonus which most of the citizen are in productive...
Are Foreign Investors Attracted to Politically Connected Firms?
1.INTRODUCTIONIndonesia has been known for its richness in natural resources, mineral, oil, and fertile land to support agricultural products. Its richness and its location between India and China have made Indonesia so attractive to foreign traders,...
ASSESSING REFLECTIVE MODELS IN MARKETING RESEARCH: A COMPARISON BETWEEN PLS AND PLSc ESTIMATES
1.INTRODUCTIONStructural Equation Modeling (SEM) technique has become one of the most powerful statistical techniques across various disciplines in recent years. An increasing number of researchers have begun to recognize its ability to model latent...
Bridging the Gap between Organisational Practices and Cyber Security Compliance: Can Cooperation Promote Compliance in Organisations?
1.INTRODUCTIONWhen the Internet was first introduced, few conceived the high dependency it will create. While it has transformed the way humans relate to each other, it has also brought serious security threats. The spread of a piece of ransomware "Wannacry"...
Costs and Benefits of Business-Government Relations: Empirical Analysis of Former-Communist Transition Economies
1.INTRODUCTIONIt has been widely accepted that firms receive economic benefits through building and maintaining a good relationship with their governments (Bertrand, Kramarz, Schoar, & Thesmar, 2004; Faccio, 2006; Johnson & Mitton, 2003; Li,...
Designing Effective Field Trip Activities to Develop Students' Cultural Intelligence
1.INTRODUCTIONProviding knowledge and improving the skills of students is an obligation of the university (Ahn & Ettner, 2013). In this globalization era, a person's ability to work in a global environment become an important skill to be acquired...
Do Brand Credibility and Altruistic Attribution Affect Corporate Philanthropy Performance? – the Moderating Effect of Gen Y's Hedonic Behaviour
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.INTRODUCTIONThe current business world is filled with the increasingly tight and changing competitive climate, so that the businessmen are demanded to react to it proactively and innovatively. A brand is needed...
Domestic Macroeconomic Conditions and Inflow of Workers' Remittances in Labour-Sending Asian Countries
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.INTRODUCTIONThe ongoing surge in the stock of immigrant workers in developed countries has generated huge inflows of workers' remittances to developing countries who export their labour. Workers' remittances...
Food Inflation: A Study on Key Determinants and Price Transmission Processes for Malaysia
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1. INTRODUCTIONHigh increase in food prices often elicit policy responses that can either cushion or exacerbate the impact on vulnerable households in many countries. Policy options may range from export restrictions,...
Malaysian Batik Industry Contribution Analysis Using Direct and Indirect Effects of Input-Output Techniques
1.INTRODUCTIONMalaysian batik is one of the local craft that is well known around the world. By taking into account the view of past studies by local researchers, most of local batik entrepreneurs define batik as a process of drawing fine lines or dots...
Managing the Actor's Network, Business Model and Business Model Innovation to Increase Value of the Multidimensional Value Networks
1.INTRODUCTIONThe business landscape is changing worldwide, and many factors have fostered the changes, including the rapid use of internet and development of digital technology. The rapid development of the internet has brought positive and adverse...
Market Study on Hospitality Sector: Evidence from 4/5-Star Hotel in Bandung City Indonesia
1.INTRODUCTIONAs the capital city of West Java province, Bandung is well known as "the Paris of Java" (or "Parijs van Java"), with its natural potential, its wealth, its status as a center of fashion, and its richness in creativity. It is located in...
Optimal Assets Allocation for Risk Averse Investor under Market Risks and Credit Risk
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.INTRODUCTIONThis paper will discuss the problem of an investor who wants to allocate her assets into an optimal portfolio to get an optimal return for her benefit. Beside for having some return, an investor...
Readiness to Change in the Public Sector
1.INTRODUCTIONThe modern industrial world, environmental instability, tight competition, technological sophistication, the development of communication trends, social change, and environmental upheaval have led management to organize institutions through...
Reversal on Disposition Effect: Evidence from Indonesian Stock Trader Behavior
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.INTRODUCTIONThe number of the capital market investor in Indonesia is in a destitute condition. Indonesia stocks exchange release data that shows Indonesia investor in the capital market is around 300.000 investors...
The Driving of Customer Loyalty: Relational Approach, Perceived Value and Corporate Image
1.INTRODUCTIONRural banks' growth is shown by the increasing number of customers and the amount of credit. Data from Bank Indonesia showed the growing amount of rural bank customers from 11,459,442 in 2010 to 13,867,941 in 2015. Such growth will cause...
The Moderating Effects of Salary Satisfaction and Working Pressure on the Organizational Climate, Organizational Commitment to Turnover Intention
1.INTRODUCTIONEnterprises should maintain a high level of competitiveness, mainly effective use of funds, materials, equipment, technology and other members of the organization and the technology, and "human" is the subject of the disposal of resources....
Urban Tourism Development for Bandung City, Indonesia: A Preliminary Study
1.INTRODUCTIONThe attention paid to urban tourism is growing rapidly from researchers, practitioners, and policymakers in the direction of carefully reconsider the nature, distinctive role, and connections of tourism within the framework of urban economies....
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