Che Omar's research while affiliated with Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and other places

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This study aims to validate the existence of "rational sympathy" and "universal benevolence" prescribed by Smith's Moral Sentiment Theory among business entities during the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak. The study has optimized the qualitative analysis on secondary data to gain an introspective pertaining to the objectives. The analysed subjects consi...
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Abstrak Pembelajaran boleh mengubah dan membentuk tingkah laku pada seseorang individu. Pembelajaran memberi kesan kepada kognitif, psikomotor dan afektif individu. Berdasarkan Teori Pembelajaran Pengalaman Kolb, proses pembelajaran pengalaman melibatkan 4 peringkat terdiri pengalaman konkrit, konseptualisasi abstrak, pemerhatian reflektif dan eks...
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Agricultural industry such as oil palm is facing the market volatility and economic oppression. This resulted in volatility of oil palm planter's revenue. One way to make up the shortfall in revenue is to get them involved in business. However, the involvement of oil palm smallholders is not only influenced by economic factors alone, but also influ...
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Abstrak Orang tengah telah lama wujud dalam rantaian pengeluaran pekebun kecil kelapa sawit. Makalah ini bertujuan menghurai secara sistematik fenomena orang tengah dengan meneliti bentuk perhubungan pekebun-orang tengah dan peranan yang dilaksanakan oleh orang tengah. Kajian rintis ini menggunakan metod temubual secara berkumpulan (perbincangan ku...
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Purpose: Street retailing is an activity falls under the informal scope of economy. Although it contributes significantly to the livelihood of many people in developing countries, literatures on the business behaviours of the hawkers are still lacking. This paper aims to explore food hawkers' business behaviours within the Malaysian context. Method...
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Performance improvement requires new set of behaviors. It is posited that corporate performance can be improved through entrepreneurial behaviors. As far as government links companies (GLCs) are concern, higher performance can be derive from adoption of pure market behaviors. This study attempts to evaluate the practice of corporate entrepreneurial...
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This study inspires from Smith Moral Sentiment Theory which recognizes moral as the essential motive for every human actions. The purpose of this study is to prove the relationship between ethical principle and corporate governance. This study employs case-study approach comprising three Malaysian cases. Each case will be analyzed parallel to the g...
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ABSTRAK Pembabitan syarikat berkaitan kerajaan (SBK) dalam tanggungjawab sosial adalah satu isu yang sukar dipastikan sempadannya. Matlamat untung tidak membenarkan perlakuan-perlakuan yang meningkatkan kos dan tidak menghasilkan nilai di kalangan entiti perniagaan. Walau bagaimanapun, syarikat milik kerajaan turut dikaitkan dengan keperluan untuk...
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This study inspires from Smith Moral Sentiment Theory which recognizes moral as the essential motive for every human actions. The purpose of this study is to prove the relationship between ethical principle and corporate governance. This study employs case-study approach comprising three Malaysian cases. Each case will be analyzed parallel to the g...
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The purpose of this article is to describe the implementation of the business-consultation training as adopted by National University of Malaysia (UKM) and to evaluate the learning mode exhibit in such program based on experiential learning theory. This paper also highlights factors that contribute to the success of such program based on the observ...
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Over the years studies to ascertain the relationship between money supply growth and stock prices have been carried out in abundant. However, very few researchers have paid attention to the impact of uncertainty in monetary growth on stock prices. The element of uncertainty on monetary growth, is noted by scholars to increase perceived riskiness of...
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Increased globalisation process since the conclusion of the Uruguay multilateral trade agreement in 1994 has bought about greater competition in the marketplace and renewed interest in competition theory and empirical work on firm performance. This gives rise to a huge number of theories, frameworks and empirical studies just to describe the relati...
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Globalization and ever changing business environment requires modern business entities as well as State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) to be more flexible and sensitive on various stakeholders' needs by effectively utilizing their core competencies and resources. This development requires SOEs to be innovative and entrepreneurial in identifying and acqui...
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This article explores the corporate governance issues pertaining to the Malaysian government owned companies. From the analysis, two governance issues have been identified to be connected to the structure of government link companies (GLCs). The first issue involves the extent to which the managerial agents have served in accordance with the judgme...

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... Calculate the "contribution" of CoVaR or CoVaR to evaluate the global condition VaR of a specific nation, Vietnam, as it transitions from normal to problematic (median) (Ishak et al., 2020). This image depicts the United States. ...
... Kemajuan teknologi informasi dan komunikasi yang semakin marak membuat pembelajar zaman sekarang tergolong sebagai anak-anak yang hidup dalam generasi Z. Menurut Tapscott and Barry (2009), anak-anak yang disebut generasi Z dilahirkan di era 1998 hingga tahun 2009, anak-anak ini juga disebut sebagai anak-anak teknologi (Ishak, Omar, Al Bakri, & Osman, 2018;A. H. Lubis & Dasopang, 2020). ...
... Before accepting the business offer of a client, the vendor (third-party maintainer) needs to know about the nature of the required job; what and how much resources and efforts are required to complete this job as different types of maintenance require different types of effort estimation. The customer's attitude, organizational culture, the complexity of legacy systems, number of functions and lines of code in a program can also be dominant factors in the mind of a vendor while accepting any business offer from any client [17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24]. The vendor should consider other indirect factors [64] which can influence the business domain. Service level agreement (SLA) has legal importance both for vendor and client. ...
... Extant research of informal economies and technology adoption has largely focused on small and medium enterprises. These include studies on business behaviours and business life cycle of hawkers in Malaysia (Raflis & Omar, 2018), motivations of street entrepreneurs in the contemporary world, in Bangalore (Williams and Gurtoo, 2012) and in Ukraine (Williams et al, 2009). To my knowledge, no studies have investigated the experience of entrepreneurs in an informal economy facing such intense pressure to rapidly integrate technology in their business operations. ...
... These entrepreneurial materials include work ethic, business initiation and material procurements, and business management and communication. The strategy of entrepreneurship learning referred to be integrative between theory and practice and simultaneously conveyed during the course (Omar, et al;. The success of entrepreneurship did not always deal with the financial (capital) factor but also from non-financial factor, prominently, high personal entrepreneurial traits such as skills, innovations, dexterity to run a business as well as its problems (Malaya, 2006;Ahn, et al, 2008;Randolph, 2013). ...
... To add to the above, quite a number of existing literatures on performance of GLCs are qualitative studies; for instance, Norhayati and Siti-Nabiha (2009) have used case study in their studies. Moreover, a recent study by Omar et al. (2012) which concentrated on the effects of EO on GLCs' performance is qualitatively performed as well. It can be said that to date there is a lack of quantitative empirical research focusing on GLCs performance which specifically associated to EO. Considering the above mentioned gaps, question such as " are dimensions in EO influence the performance of GLCs? " still remain unanswered. ...
... SMEs add an important role in the gross domestic product (GDP) since Hussain et al. (2010) reported that 30% country's GDP is generated by SMEs and is a prime source of employment for a country (Giné 2011;Hussain et al. 2010). Undeniably, SMEs in Asian countries such as China, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, and Malaysia are immensely important that play a significant role in overall business development, employment, and GDP (Mohd Rosli et al. 2012;Hussain et al. 2010). ...
... In contrast to the Anglo-Saxon model, employees participate in corporate strategic decision-making through works councils or union representation. The European model is based on internal control mechanisms, including director remuneration, board composition, and performance-based management rewards (Setia-Atmaja 2008 in Ishak et al. 2011). Banks greatly influence the governance process ecic 2011). ...
... Entrepreneurship orientation plays an important role in an emerging economy because it enhances innovation and creates new products and markets (Boso, Story & Cadogan, 2013). Previous studies have shown that entrepreneurship orientation has a significant relationship with value creation because it enables the organization to boost performance, grow (Omar & Ishak, 2013), and improve the quality of life of the community. ...