Brian Harney
20th IBIMA Conference
Special Edition
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
25-26 March 2013


Swiss-Garden Hotel & Residences Kuala Lumpur is the official location for the 20th IBIMA Conference on  Entrepreneurship Vision 2020: Innovation, Real Estate Investment, Development Sustainability, and Economic Growth which will be held in Kuala lumpur, Malaysia 25-26 March 2013.   

Conference Proceedings
The 20th IBIMA International conference proceedings include all the papers in the program below and virtual presentations.   IBIMA Conference proceedings are ISBN and ISI indexed by Thomson Scientific

Please note the following conference presentation guidelines:

  • Each presentation has 15 min. followed by  5 min discussion. Session chairs will coordinate presentations in their respective sessions
  • There will be LCD projector available in every session room.  Please prepare your presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint 2007 to ensure compatibility.
  • Save your files on a USB drive.  Also, it is highly recommended that you email your presentation to yourself on a web-based client (gmail, hotmail, yahoo, etc.) as a backup. 
  • It would be a good idea to bring your own laptop for your presentation to ensure that your paper is presented properly.
  • Every registered participant will be issued a name tag that he/she should wear at all times.  No one without name tag will be allowed into the conference area

Conference Program 

Monday March 25, 2013                             8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Monday March 25, 2013                              9:00 am – 10:40 am

Session M1.1: Investment Performace                                   Room: Lotus I

Session Chair: Haris Md. Noor

The Impact of Herd and Overconfidence in Unit Trust investment Decision in Malaysia
Tan Boon Pin, Naila Aajaiz, Noraani bt Mustapha and Abdullah Al Mamun

Applicability of Altman's Revised Model in Predicting Financial Distress: A Case of PN17 Companies Quoted in Malaysian Stock Exchange
Ng Kim-Soon, Ali Abusalah Elmabrok Mohammed, Abd. Rahman Ahmad and Huam Hon Tat

Abnormal Market Return from Real Estate Divestiture and Acquisition Announcements in a Developing Country
Annie Wong Ping Eng, Janice Lee Yim Mei and Chitrakala Muthuveerappan

Session M1.2: Human Resources Management and Job Satisfaction            Room: Lotus II
Session Chair: Ra’ed (Moh’d Taisir) Masa’deh

Role of Managers in Enhancing the Occupational Self Efficacy of Employees
L N A Chandana Jayawardena and Ales Gregar

The Workspace: an Important Management Tool?
Jeniffer Abou Hamad

The Effect of Organizational Commitment  on Turnover of IT Professionals in Outsourcing Industry
Jun Wei Kang and Siew Fan Wong

Employee Engagement: A Review of the Recent Empirical Literature 2007-2013
Alaa Amin Hassan Omar and Yusliza Mohd.Yusoff

Job Satisfaction Level among R&D Professionals in Saudi Arabia
Khalid I. Alshitri

Measuring Job Satisfaction from the Perspective of Interpersonal Relationship and Faculty Workload among Academic Staff at Public Universities in Kelantan, Malaysia
Noraani Mustapha and Zaizura Che Zakaria

Session M1.3: E-Learning and ICT in Academia, Research in Higher Education         Room:  Lotus III
Session Chair: Derek Ong Lai Teik

Proposed Framework of Corporate Taxonomy for Academic Institution
Suzana Basaruddin, Haryani Haron and Siti Arpah Noordin

A Research of Internal Education Strategies in Corporations and Their Implications
Deok Jin Choi, Jang Hoon Lee, Hyun Ju Park, Young Joon Bae and Byoung Jae Kim

E-Learning Acceptance among Pharmacy Students in Mara University of Technology, Malaysia
Marlita Mat Yusof, Nurizzati Atiqah Izani, Nuraina Abdul Majid and Suhaibah Daswar

Impact of Students’ Learning Preferences in an Entrepreneurial University
Naila Aaijaz, Noraani Bt. Mustapha, Yah Bt.Awg Nik and Wan Mohd Yusuff Bin Wan Ibrahim

Coffee Break                                                     10:40 am – 11:00 am

Monday March 25, 2013                                     11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Session M2.1: Opening Ceremony                                                   Room: Lotus III
Session Chair: Mohd Rafi Yaacob

Monday March 25, 2013                                     12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Session M3.1: Keynote Speech                                                       Room: Lotus III
Session Chair: Naila Aaijaz

Prof. Abdul Hamid Mohamed
Executive Director of Contract Advertising, Malaysia

Conference Lunch                                              1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Monday March 25, 2013                                      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Session M4.1: Knowledge Management, Supply Chain Management, and Green Research    Room: Lotus I
Session Chair: Noraani Mustapha

Antecedents and Outcomes of Knowledge Sharing: A Proposed Causal Model on Jordanian Telecommunication Firms
Ra’ed (Moh’d Taisir) Masa’deh and Ala’a Hamdi Gharaibeh

‘ASCP Model’ for Managing Value Chain: A Promoter of BPM and SOA Synergy
Mohammed Ahmed Turki AlSudairi and Tatapudi Gopikrishna Vasista

Green Innovations in Logistics Industry: Sustainability and Competitive Advantage
Noorliza Karia and Muhammad Hasmi Abu Hassan Asaari

Adoption of Green Supply Chain Initiatives among Small and Medium Sized Suppliers
Nor Kamariah Kamaruddin, Victoria A/P Kovalan, Mohd Nazir Mohd Adi, Abd Rahman Ahmad and Haris Md. Noor

Session M4.2: Consumer Behavior                                                  Room: Lotus II
Session Chair: Khalid I. Alshitri

The Effect of Personality Congruence in Internal Party Election in Malaysia: A Conceptual Framework for Political Marketing
Nik Rozhan Nik Ismail and Mohd Rafi Yaacob

How could positive first impression toward virtual salespersons improve consumer’s use and interaction?
Jean-François LEMOINE and Emna CHERIF

The Purchase Intention of Malaysian Undergraduate Students in Regards to Counterfeit Luxury Goods  and Its Relationship with Materialistic and Ethical Values
Derek Ong Lai Teik, Ahmad Khairul Ariffin bin Kamaruddin, Channaka Nadira Bulathsinhalage and Luke Aaron Seneviratne

Consumer Purchase Intentions and Honey Related Products
Steven Ho Chiang Yeow, Susan Tee Suan Chin, Jian Ai Yeow and Khong Sin Tan

Study on Brand Competitiveness and Customer Purchase Intention
Abd. Rahman Ahmad, Hairul Rizad Md. Sapry, Mohd Nazir Mohd Adi and Ng Kim Soon

Session M4.3: Economic Research, Banking, and Social Issues                Room: Lotus III
Session Chair: Jaroslav Jandos

The Revenues and Expenditures of the Romanian Rural Households during the Economic Breakdown
Sercin Ali and Oana Maria Lungu

International Development Policy of European Union after its Enlargement on the Case of the Czech Republic and its Comparison with other EU-Members
Ingrid Majerová

Moderating Effects of Support Policy on Agricultural Productivity
Siti Fatimah Ismail, Nur Ain Ayunni Sabri, Eni Noreni Mohamad Zain, Mohd Rosli Mohamad

The Inclusion of the Intellectual Capital and the Reflection of Its Value in the Banks Annual Reports
Jana Erina and Ingars Erins

Coffee Break                                                     3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Monday March 25, 2013                                     4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Session M6.1: 
Session en Français                                                   Room: Lotus I
Session Chair: Jeniffer Abou Hamad

Les difficultés de réalisation du transfert technologique: les enjeux de la capacité d’absorption
Nadia Selmi

Est-on capable de s’auto-marketer:  le cas des digitals natives et les nouvelles pratiques pour se faire recruter
Jeniffer Abou Hamad et Emna Cherif

Session M6.2: Internet Research, e-Commerce, and Cloud Computing                Room: Lotus II
Session Chair: Ingrid Majerová

Working from Home (WFH): Is Malaysia Ready for Digital Society?
Nurul Adilah Saludin, Noorliza Karia and Hasnanywati Hassan

Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis Systems:  A Comparison of Design Considerations
Azra Shamim, Vimala Balakrishnan, and Muhammad Tahir

The Evaluation of Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis Systems using Evaluation Metrics
Azra Shamim, Vimala Balakrishnan and Muhammad Tahir

Studying the Factors that Affecting the Adoption and Acceptance of E-commerce in Jordan
Ja’afer AL-Saraireh

Total Cost of Ownership Model for Software as a Service
Jaroslav Jandos

Ontology-based Decentralized Resource Provisioning in Economic Grids
Abdul Khalique Shaikh, Aminul Haque, Saadat M. Alhashmi and Rajendran Parthiban

Session M6.3: Entrepreneurship and Leadership                                Room: Lotus III
Session Chair: Ng Kim Soon

Entrepreneurial in Emerging Halal-Oriented Economies: Researching Halal Logistics Services
Noorliza Karia and Muhammad Hasmi Abu Hassan Asaari

The Influence of Leadership Style to Junior Auditor’s Job Satisfaction Moderated by Task Complexity and Locus of Control
Jimmy Kurnia, Ratna Anggraini and Marselisa Nindito

The Relationship between Spiritual Intelligence and Transformational Leadership Style among Student Leaders
Samantha Yee Min Tan, Susan Tee Suan Chin, Afzaal H. Seyal, Jian Ai Yeow and Khong Sin Tan

The Skills of Competitive Intelligence Practitioners: Complementing the Cycle of Competitive Intelligence
Nur Izzati Mohamad Anuar, Nik Malini Nik Mahdi, Nurul Hasliza Razmin and Nur Dalila Mat Yusoff

Enforceable Contracts: Intention To Create Legal Relations
Nik Malini Nik Mahdi, Nur Izzati Mohamad Anuar, Nurul Hasliza Razmin and Nur Dalila Mat Yusoff

Entrepreneurial Readiness of Saudi Students: The Case at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
M-Said Oukil

Tuesday March 26, 2013                              8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Tuesday March 26, 2013                              9:00 am – 10:40 am

Session T1.1: 
Innovation and Organizational Transformation  I                 Room: Lotus II
Session Chair: Brian Harney

The Effect of Managing Organizational Change and Affective Commitment to Change on Operational Excellence in Malaysia Manufacturing Industry
Oon Fok-Yew, Hartini Ahmad and Shamsuddin Baharin

A Theoretical Perspective on the Relationship between Change Management Strategy and Successful Safety Management System in the Food Industry in Saudi Arabia
Mutlag M. Al-Otaibi and Hamzah Altamony

DEA Analysis of Management Outsourcing of Major Hospitals in Abu Dhabi- UAE
Hassan Younies and Belal Barhem

The Critical Success Factors of IT Projects in Saudi Arabian Public Organizations
Abdulaziz I. Almajed and Pam Mayhew

Practitioner Factors Influencing Participation in Information Technology Governance Initiatives
Wil Ly Teo, Azizah Abd Manaf and Phyllis Lai Fong Choong

Relationship between Personality Traits and Sense of Urgency: A Study of Repso Malaysia
Hartini Ahmad and Johari Jalil

Session T1.2: SME Research                                                            Room: Lotus III
Session Chair:
Mohd Fadil Mohd Yusof

The Effect of Top Management Commitment and User Participation on Strategic Information System Planning Success: A Research Framework for Malaysian SMEs
Raja Haslinda Raja Mohd. Ali and Rosli Mohamad

Determinants of Family Business Performance: Succession Issues and Experience as the Potential Mediators
Wee Yu Ghee, Mohamed Dahlan Bin Ibrahim and Crystal Yap Sheau Fen

Effect of Innovation and Relational Learning on SME Performance in Pakistan
Muhammad Haroon Hafeez, Mohd Noor Mohd Shariff and Halim bin Mad Lazim

Innovation and Firm Performance: Evidence from Malaysian Small and Medium Enterprises
M. Mohd Rosli and Syamsuriana Sidek

Knowledge and Skills Necessary for Product Innovation In SMEs Manufacturing Industry In Malaysia
Haris Bin Md Noor, Tan Shirley, Mohd Nazir Bin Mohd Adi and Nor Kamariah binti Kamaruddin

Coffee Break                                                     10:45 am – 11:15 am

Tuesday March 26, 2013                                     11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Session T2.1: Research in Service Quality                                                    Room: Lotus II
Session Chair: Rosli Mohamad

The Measurement of Service Quality using SERVQUAL: The Case Study of Peladang Setiu Agro Resort, Terengganu, Malaysia
Rosliza Che Rahim and WM. Nazdrol WM.Nasir

Service Design at a Professional Firm: A study of Kaizen Activity Installation in Egypt
Sanetake Nagayoshi

Challenges of Outsourcing in e-Government Services in a Federal Agency in Malaysia: A Case Study
Nurulain Mohd Samsudin, Sharifah Faatihah Syed Mohd Fuzi, and Rugayah Hashim

Session T2.2: Innovation and Organizational Transformation II                    Room: Lotus III
Session Chair:  Hartini Ahmad

Innovation and competitive intelligence
Explicating Dynamic Capabilities for Innovation: An employee perspective
Brian Harney, Lucy Fallon-Byrne, Kenneth Cafferkey

Impact Assessment of Strategic Competences on Organization performance: An Empirical Study in Jordanian Insurance Companies
Samer Alhawari, Amine Nehari Talet and Mufleh Al-Jarrah

Tuesday March 26, 2013                                     12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

Session T3.1: Keynote Speech                               Room: Lotus III
Session Chair: Muhammad Najib Razali


Associate Professor Sr. Dr. Hishamuddin Mohd. Ali
Deputy Dean
Faculty of Geoinformation and Real Estate
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia

Conference Lunch                                              1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Tuesday March 26, 2013                                      2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Session T4.1: Current Research in Southeast Asia                                  Room: Lotus III 
Session Chair: Samer Alhawari

Introducing Shariah Compliant Hotels as a New Tourism Product: The Case of Malaysia
Mohd Fadil Mohd Yusof and Mohd Zulkifli Muhammad

Religiosity and Consumer Behaviour: A Study of Consumer Preferences and Well-being among Younger and Older Malaysians
Fon Sim Ong, George P. Moschis, Rung-A-Roon Khongdee and Torpong Suemanotha

The Impact of Technology Parks Services on The High Technology Industry: A Case Study On Kulim Hi-Tech Park
Rahimi Abidin, Che Sobry Abdullah, Norlena Hasnan, Shahimi Mohtar, and Nur Hasni Osman

Social Capital and Technology Transfer Performance in Technology Parks Incubating Companies
Rahimi Abidin, Che Sobry Abdullah, Norlena Hasnan, Shahimi Mohtar, and Faisal Zulhumadi

Examining Role Commitment in the Relationship between Strategic Role and the Effectiveness of Strategy Implementation from Middle Manager’s View: The Case of Islamic Banking in Indonesia
Dudi Permana, Hasliza Abdul Halim and Ishak Ismail

Session T4.1: Research in Human Resources                                  Room: Lotus III 
Session Chair: Sanetake Nagayoshi

Employee Satisfaction and Citizenship Performance Among Generation X and Y
Wan Fauziah Wan Yusoff, Tan Shen Kian and Sivan Rajah

Effects of Target Setting in Performance Contracting on Employees Performance in Kenyan Public Enterprises.
Robert Ong’eta Kinanga and Samuel Kimnyak Partoip

Employees’ Knowledge in Employment Act 1955 and Level of Commitment  towards Organization
Wan Faridatul Akmal binti Wan Yaacob

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