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DOI : 10.24924/ijabm

ISSN :

  • 2289-3717
  • 2289-4619

Start Year : 2013

Published Articles : 203



Volume: 3, Issue Number: 2

ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL RISK EXPOSURE IN MALAYSIA

DOI :10.24924/ijabm/2015.11/v3.iss2/1.10
Thorsten Petermann, Dr. Ismail Nizam, Hassan Miras

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The major issue in this study is to identify relation of oil price fall or rise to equity returns of oil and gas sector which includes both overall sector and individual firms. As an example, Exposure to oil price change of an oil and gas company can be measured by calculating fraction change in the value of a company emanating from a percent change in oil price ... Read More


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DETERMINANTS OF FINANCIAL WELL-BEING FOR GENERATION Y IN MALAYSIA

DOI :10.24924/ijabm/2015.11/v3.iss2/11.28
Sing Chie Tie, Dr. Ismail Nizam

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There has been a growing interest in the world in exploring how financial well-being contributes to a fulfilling life (Hira & Mugenda, 1998; Xiao, et al., 2008; Robb & Woodyard, 2011; Ali, et al., 2015; Taft, et al., 2013). In Malaysia alone, numerous studies by academia (Loke, 2015; Taft, et al., 2013; Ali, et al., 2015) and trade publications (Asian Institute of Finance, 2015; Page 2 Price WaterhouseCoopers, 2015) have been done to explore the extent and influence of financial literacy on the Gen-Y in the country ... Read More


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THE IMPACT OF MOTIVATION ON EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE IN THE ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY IN CHINA

DOI :10.24924/ijabm/2015.11/v3.iss2/29.45
Connie Bao, Dr. Ismail Nizam

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With the introduction of automation in all walks of business, survival has become very challenging as comparisons are made between and machines in productivity in the pursuit of maximizing profit. Performance of the organization and growth of revenue is considered to be a great test by the external and internal operating environment factors (Chaudhary & Sharma, 2012). ... Read More


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MAXIMIZING GROWTH VALUE THROUGH MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

DOI :10.24924/ijabm/2015.11/v3.iss2/46.61
Muneeb Khan Lashari, Dr. Ismail Nizam, Zubair Hassan

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During financial crisis a sharp increase in Mergers and Acquisitions activity has been noticed in the High Technology Sector (Jorgensen and Jorgensen, 2010). Despite of constant mergers in high tech industry companies face the same problems of financial distress, operation inefficiency and losing market share because of poor corporate governance practices, inefficient risk management, more relying on public funds, poor infrastructure ... Read More


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THE DETERMINANTS OF CUSTOMER RETENTION IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY OF THE MALDIVES

DOI :10.24924/ijabm/2015.11/v3.iss2/62.86
Ahmed Abdulla, Dr. Ismail Nizam

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The phenomenon of customer retention needs more structure and a great amount of research to unveil its central features. The use of 'soft' performance criteria, is at an early evolutionary stage in construction (Homburg and Rudolph 2000; Torbica & Stroh, 2001). Furthermore, few scholars have discussed it analytically and at length. Additionally, no research on Maldives construction industry is so far published. ... Read More


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THE EFFECTS OF WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT ON THE PROFITABILITY OF PLANTATION AND PETROLEUM SECTOR IN MALAYSIA

DOI :10.24924/ijabm/2015.11/v3.iss2/87.108
Fathin Safiah, Dr. Ismail Nizam

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The key issue of this study is to investigate whether the determinants of WCM influence the profitability of a firm. Many problems have arisen in the WCM studies in the past due to the global financial crisis that has been pressing the firms (Forbes, 2014). Consequently, mismanagement of a WC will lead to voluminous causes of business failure. Therefore, in order to maintain a stable profitability in the long run, WCM needs to be managed in an effectual way (Ozbayrak & Akgun, 2006). ... Read More


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FACTORS THAT LEAD TO FINANCIAL DISTRESS OF GENERATION Y IN MALAYSIA

DOI :10.24924/ijabm/2015.11/v3.iss2/109.120
Koon Foo Yu, Nurazrin Binti Jupri

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The Generation Y, also known as the Millennial, is the largest generation since the Baby Boomers, composing over twenty five percent of the total populations around the world (Visa, 2011). In spite of there's no clear classification of the exact age range of the Generation Y, the general definition are the people that born in and after 1980 (O'Connor, 2009), which is also applicable in ... Read More


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IMPACT WOMEN ON BOARD (WOB) ON FIRM'S FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE A STUDY OF MALAYSIA'S PUBLIC LISTED COMPANIES

DOI :10.24924/ijabm/2015.11/v3.iss2/121.132
Shamanie Devi, Zubair Hassan, Sahibzada Muhammad Hamza

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The purpose of this research is mainly focus to study the female representation on corporate board and the impact on firm financial performance that would be examined on Malaysia Public Listed Companies. Globally, over more than past two decades, the issue of female representation on corporate board has increased noticeably across several markets as to examine the impact on corporate performance. Initially, the pioneering work of this research topic was made by ... Read More


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FACTORS AFFECTING MUSLIM TOURISTS CHOICE OF HALAL CONCEPT HOTELS AND SATISFACTION IN MALAYSIA MODERATING EFFECT OF RELIGIOUS DEVOTEDNESS

DOI :10.24924/ijabm/2015.11/v3.iss2/133.144
Zubair Hassan

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There are many researches done on Islamic Tourism around the world, especially on Malaysia. However only few or handful of studies focus on identifying and examining factors affecting the adoption of Islamic Hotels in Malaysia. The purpose of this study is to examine the influence of factors affecting the adoption of Islamic Hotels and its affects on tourist satisfaction and revisit intention ... Read More


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IMPACT OF SERVICE QUALITY ON CUSTOMER SATISFACTION

DOI :10.24924/ijabm/2015.11/v3.iss2/145.159
Hassan Ziyad Ibrahim, Zubair Hassan, Abdul basit

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The Purpose of this research is to investigate the impact of service quality on tourist satisfaction and retention in Maldives. Service quality is a prevalent topic in the literature on which many researchers have conducted numerous investigations ... Read More


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FACTORS THAT INFLUENCING PROPERTY INVESTMENT DECISIONS AMONG EMPLOYEES IN FELCRA BHD

DOI :10.24924/ijabm/2015.11/v3.iss2/160.177
Irene Natasha, Zubair Hassan

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The purpose of this research is to identify the factors that influence the property investment decisions among potential investors in Felcra Bhd. In Malaysia, foreigners are allowed to purchase freehold properties and not only limited to local citizen (Mira, 2013). According to her research also, Malaysia has relaxed and foreign friendly property ownership regulations compared to countries like Singapore and Indonesia. The Malaysia My Second Home (MM2H) Page 2 program has brought 17,389 foreigners from year 2002-2011 ... Read More


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BANKRUPTCY PREDICTION USING ALTMAN Z-SCORE MODEL A CASE OF PUBLIC LISTED MANUFACTURING COMPANIES IN MALAYSIA

DOI :10.24924/ijabm/2015.11/v3.iss2/178.186
Ishioma Odibi, Abdul Basit, Zubair Hassan

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Companies that are financially distressed or that are going bankrupt is more like when a firm is not able to pay off its creditors. The chances of causing bankruptcy is increased when a company's fixed costs are really high, the revenues are sensitive to economic downfall or when the assets cannot be liquidated.Ever since the bankruptcy of Compagnia dei Bardi in 1344, bankruptcy prediction activity has undergone loads of changes which was the desire of firm owners to keep their corporations afloat. Over time, numerous critical techniques such as the Multiple Discriminant Analysis, Artificial Neural Network Models and the Linear Probability Models has been used to p ... Read More


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