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" Technology and technological systems are integral to everything we do and can do " ABSTRACT This paper delves into the state of the art in technology acceptance research at the individual level in Malaysia and makes suggestion into the future researches that can be undertaken to extend the frontiers of research of technology acceptance at the individual(More)
Purpose-It is a general belief that using the right strategy for supplier selection and management will ensure the right suppliers who will adequately support the manufacturer to be flexible enough to meet customers' needs are engaged. Yet, there is little empirical evidence to support this view, especially in Malaysia. This paper attempts to fill this need(More)
Leadership is known as the major factor that can influence and motivate knowledge workers to contribute and participate actively in creating, sharing and using knowledge effectively. A survey of 180 Multimedia Supercorridor (MSC) status firms was conducted to identify what leadership characteristics (in the form of social power) are needed in a(More)
Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) has been recognized as one of the significant operation strategy to regain the production losses due to equipment inefficiency. Many organizations have implemented TPM to improve their equipment efficiency and to obtain the competitive advantage in the global market in terms of cost and quality. In the implementation of(More)
This study investigates the demand side of the piracy problem of music CDs in Malaysia. The findings demonstrate the applicability of the modified Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA) in predicting buying attitude towards pirated CDs though social influences and consumers' personality characteristics. Results show that normative susceptibility, integrity, gender(More)
The study evaluates the relationship between technology, quality, cost and delivery performance-based, supplier selection strategies, and manufacturing flexibilities namely, product flexibility, launch flexibility, and volume flexibility. Moreover, the moderating impact of supplier management strategies, namely quality roadmap and technology roadmap on the(More)
The objective of this research is to investigate how manufacturing firms develop capabilities and resources that are inimitable, and non-substitutable in pursuit of higher performance and competitive advantage. This research attempts to find out: firstly, whether organizational learning leads to innovation in terms of proprietary technology development;(More)