Proceedings of SCAC 2004

Table Of Contents

1. Components of Technology Transfer: A Comparative Analysis of Offset and Non-offset Companies in Saudi Arabia.
M.A. Ramady

2. Conceptualization of Effective Leadership: A Case of Brunei Darussalam.
Razali Bin Mat-Zin

3. Internal Marketing Provides a Systematic Framework to Develop Corporate Culture and Improve the Internal Organization Communication Towards the Implementation of Quality Management Programs.
Zahid Mahmood

4. Determining Criteria Weights as a Function of their Ranks in Multiplecriteria Decision Making.
Hesham K. Alfares and Salih O. Duffuaa

5. Corporate Environmental Management in Malaysia: Current Situation, Future Prospects and Challenges.
Mohd Rafi Yaacob and Razali Shahul Hameed

6. Trade Balance and Real Exchange Rate in Malaysia.
Mohammed B. Yusoff

7. Saudi Consumers’ Perception of Foreign Products in the New Millennium: An Analysis of Country Images.
M. Sadiq Sohail

8. Behavior Approach to Corporate Computer Security.
Haidar Fraihat and Ahmed Al-Ojairi

9. Quality of Supervisor-Subordinate Relationship as Determinant of Organizational Justice Perception.
Arif Hassan

10. Time-Varying Volatility of Stock Returns in the MSM: ARCH and GARCH Effects.
Mazhar M. Islam

11. Adoption on Online Purchase by Consumer in Saudi Arabia: An Explanatory Study.
Alhassan G. Abdul-Muhmin and Obaid Al-Abdali

12. Leader-Member Exchange and Attitudinal Outcomes: The Meditating Impact of Procedural Justice Climate.
Mahfooz A. Ansari, Daisy Kee Mui Hung, and Rehana Aafaqi

13. A Discrete-Event Simulation Model for a Continuous Review Perishable Inventory System.
Mohamed E. Seliaman and Shaikh Arifusalam

14. An Empirical Test of the Tax Model of Capital Structure: Evidence from Countries that do not have a Tax Regime in Place.
Munther Barakat and Ramesh P. Rao

15. Safety Management: A Business Driven Approach.
Abdul Raouf

16. An Empirical Study on the Attitudes of the Saudia Employees about the Prospects of its Privatization.
Mubarak A. Al-Ghamdi and Salem M. Al-Ghamdi

17. A Knowledge-Induced Measure of Financial Volatility: Theoretical Exploration.
Masudul Alam Choudhury

18. Corporate Ownership Structure and Firm Performance in Saudi Arabia.
Yakubu Alhaji Umar and Ali Habib Al-Elg

19. Environmental Knowledge, Concerns, and Attitudes Among Consumers in Saudi Arabia.
Alhassan G. Abdul-Muhmin and Aref A. Al-Ashban

20. Exploring the Information Gap between Enterprise Resource Planning Systems and the Strategic Management Process.
Yao Tian

21. The Effect of Debt Restructuring Scheme on the Firms’ Capital Structures and Performances of Malaysian Firms.
Sariati Azman and Unvar Rahman Muthalib

22. Agile Methods – CMMI-SW: Linking the Two Extremes.
Ghazi I. Alkhatib

23. The Changing Patterns of Work Environments in a Global Society: Toward an Employee-Centered Framework for Workplace Design.
Ashraf Salama

24. Organizational Commitment and Work Ethics: An Empirical Assessment in a Malaysian Context.
Abdullah Sanusi Othman, Nik Mu’tasim Ab. Rahman, Zakiah Abd. Malek and Ab Razak Osman

25. A Model of Learning Process of SAP User-Specialist Interaction: A Case Study from Saudi Arabia.
Abdulrahman A. Al-Muharfi

26. Performance of Japanese MNEs in Developed Countries: The Case of Europe and USA.
Mourad Mansour

27. Balanced Development in Malaysia: The Role of Values and Religion.
Mohd. Aslam Haneef, Selamah Abdullah Yusof, Ruzita Mohd. Amin, And Hazizan Md. Noon

28. The Influence of Religiosity and Perception of Unethical Business Practices: An Empirical Investigation of the Malaysian Muslims.
Rusnah Muhamad and Wan Sabri Wan Hussin

29. The Thinking Soldier: Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) and Knowledge Management in the Military Perspective.
Mohd Sobri Bin Minai and Azizul Hisham Bin Aziz Zaman

30. Testing for Efficiency in the Presence of Infrequent Trading – The Bombay Stock Index.
Abraham Abraham

31. A Case Study of Balanced Scorecard Implementation: The Hidden Problems.
Rozhan Othman, Nor Liza Abdullah, Zizah Che Senik, Ahmad Khairy Ahmad Domil, and Noradiva Hamzah

32. Developing Nation: Performance Measurement in a Constraints Environment.
Abdul Razak Ibrahim

33. The Criteria for Selecting Accounting Software: A Theoretical Framework.
Ahmad A. Abu-Musa

34. Asian Pacific Stock Market Linkages: Evidence During the Financial Crisis.
Marlinda Ali and Wan Mansor B. Wan Mahmood

35. Going Public in Saudi Arabia: Motivations and Barriers.
Abdulrahman Mohammed Al-Barrak

36. Attitudes Toward Credit and Credit Cards Among Consumers in Saudi Arabia: A Preliminary Investigation.
Alhassan G. Abdul-Muhmin and Yakubu A. Umar

37. Lessons from East Asia’s Crisis and Recovery.
Obiyathulla Ismath Bacha

38. Two-State Markov Switching Analysis Using Coincident and Leading Economic Indicators: Malaysian Case.
Izani Ibrahim and Ahmad Raflis Che Omar

39. Investigating the Perceived Threats of Computerized Accounting Information Systems in Developing Countries: An Empirical Study on Saudi Organizations.
Ahmad A. Abu-Musa

40. Government Administered Small Business Funds: The Perspective of Commercial Bank Officers.
Yusnidah Ibrahim and Sudin Haron

41. Alternative Disclosure and Performance Measures for Islamic Banks.
Shahul Hameed Bin Mohamed Ibrahim, Ade Wirman, Bakhtiar Alrazi, Mohad Nali Bin Mohd. Nor., and Sigit Pramono

42. Gearing Expatriates to Gulf Business Organizations.
Mohammed Duliem Al-Qahtany

43. Interrelatedness of Malaysian Foreign Exchange Markets: Comparing Two Difference Regimes.
Wan Mansour Wan Mahmood and Syed Sifuddin Syed Ahmad

44. Problem-Based Learning Approach: A Way of Teaching Business Students the Concepts of Managing People at Work.
Zaki Shakir Seddigi and Keng Neo Lynda, Wee

45. Complexity Management A New Approach for a Global World.
Fouad Mimouni

46. Family Impact on Students’ Motivation.
Mustafa Achoui

47. Measuring Organizational Learning Process.
Mohammed Asim Burney

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