ISSN: 2186-5914 – The Asian Business & Management Conference 2013 – Official Conference Proceedings

ABMC 2013, Osaka, Japan
Conference Theme 2013: Corporate Governance and Business Sustainability
Osaka, Japan
November 21-24, 2013
ISSN:2186-5914

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Proceedings Contents


David vs. Goliath: SMEs Role in Winning the Sustainability Battle
Anshuman Khare, Athabasca University, Canada
Dana Coble, Athabasca University, Canada

Failure Forecasting in Thai SME's: The Comparative of the MDA, Logit, Probit Models and ANN
Jeeranun Khermkhan, Khonkaen University, Thailand
Surachai Chancharat, Khonkaen University, Thailand

Leadership Styles in Global Organizations
Claretta Pam, Walden University, USA

The Impact of Leadership and Group Characteristics on Coworker Exchange in an Asian Context
Rebecca Lau, Open University Of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Joey Ng, Open University Of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Sara Lau, Open University Of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

The Relationships Among Perceived Employer Branding, Employee Engagement, and Employee Expectation
Piyachat Burawat, Rajamangala University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand

Understanding the Attitudes of Tourists towards Creative Tourism
Chanin Yoopetch, Mahidol University International College, Thailand

Testing for Long Memory and Multiple Structural Breaks in the Return of Travel and Tourism Indexes
Chen Jo Hui, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan
Maya Malinda, Maranatha Christian University, Indonesia

Long-Memory and Structure Breaks in Carbon Price
Jo-Hui Chen, Chungyuan Christan University, Taiwan
Trang Do, Banking Academy, Vietnam

Fraud as a Human Factor in Logistics Optimization – A Business Intelligence & Business Process Management Approach
Nadia Zaheer, National University of Science & Technology, Pakistan
Peter Trkman, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Intelligence Creation of Internationalization Process: The Case of High-Tech Entrepreneurial Firms
Zizah Che Senik, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Ridzuan Md Sham, Universiti Kuala Lumpur - Malaysian France Institute, Malaysia
Rosmah Mat Isa, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia

Spirituality and Entrepreneurship from Islamic Perspective: An Analysis on the Effects on Entrepreneurial Opportunity Recognition
Farhana Sidek, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia

Kathryn Pavlovich, University of Waikato Management School, Hamilton, New Zealand
Jenny Gibb, University of Waikato Management School, Hamilton, New Zealand

Adoption of Technological Innovation in a Developing Country: An Empirical Analysis of Small and Medium Enterprises in Lao People's Democratic Republic
Michael Troilo, University of Tulsa, USA

The Impact of Board Structure on Thai listed Companies Survival
Wannuda Petpairote, Khonkaen University, Thailand
Nongnit Chancharat, Khonkaen University, Thailand

Human Resource Management Practices in Japanese and American Companies in Poland: Comparison Based on Case Study Research
Sylwia Białas, Gdańsk University, Poland

Abenomics and the Changing Nature of Work in Japan
James Howard, Meiji University, Japan
Motoko Honda-Howard, Showa Women's University, Japan

Enhancing the Adaptation Process of Toyota Way through Alternative Motivation Approach and Influence to Quality Achievement
Ratana Jabir, National University of Malaysia, Malaysia

Wisdom Economics : Paths to Sustainable Growth in Thailand
Boonchoo Chompotjananan, National Institute of Development Administration, Thailand

Alumni Mentorship as an Effective Learning and Development Platform for Business School’s Students
Kanok Karnchanapoo, National Institute of Development Administration, Thailand

From Asset Exploitation to Asset Exploration – Some Evidence from Chinese Acquisitions of Made in Italy Firms in the Luxury Sector
Alessandra Vecchi, University of Bologna, Italy

Age Diversity, Expertise, and Collective Decision in Indonesian Family Firms
Fu-Sheng Tsai, Cheng Shiu University, Taiwan
Julia L. Lin, I-Shou University, Taiwan
Aida Nugroho, I-Shou University, Taiwan
Han-Chang Ling, National ChengChi University, Taiwan

Developing Soft Skills of Leadership: The Case of Middle Managers in International Hotels in Asia
Nuttawuth Muenjohn, RMIT University, Australia
Alan Montague, RMIT University, Australia
Jiaying Zhang, RMIT University, Australia
Lynnel Hoare, RMIT University, Australia

Can Idiosyncratic Volatility Price the Return? Evidence from Greater China
Li-Hsun Wang, WenzaoUrsuline College of Languages, Taiwan
Chu-Hsiung Lin, National Kaohsiung First University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Hsien-Ming Chen, Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan
Gender Differences in Negotiating Audit Fees

Zalailah Salleh, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia
Hafiza Aishah Hashim, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia
Norsiah Ahmad, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia

An Empirical Investigation of the Effect of Organizational Commitment on Job Satisfaction and Quit Intention of Salespersons
Vincent Fong, London South Bank University, UK
Ronnie Cheung, University of South Australia, Australia

The Critical Factors Affecting the Quality of Product Knowledge in Multilevel Franchise-like Networks
Chi Shing Leung, London South Bank University, London, UK
Ronnie Cheung, University of South Australia, Australia

The Perception of Hiring Managers on Ethical Values: A Study of Hiring Managers from Multinational Companies In Penang
Mohd Anuar Arshad, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Mohamad Abdul Hamid, B Braun (M) Sdn. Bhd, Malaysia

The Myth of Corporate Social Responsibility: Philanthropy or Opportunism
Pisut Mongkolkachit, National Institute of Public Administration (NIDA), Thailand

Ecological Solid Waste Management Program and Social Entrepreneurship in Camarines Sur
Maria Cristina M. De los Santos, Gyeongju University, South Korea

The analysis of the Professional Development Needs of Teachers in Private Commercial and Technological Colleges in North East Thailand
Worakamol Wisetsri, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand

Impact of Product Attributes on Customer Value - A Study of the Hong Kong Property Industry
Sam Wong, London South Bank University, UK
Ronnie Cheung, University of South Australia, Australia

A Study on the Strategic Management of TK Education Center
Xinghua Kang, Hainan University, China
Tina Linyu Lin, University of Wales, UK

Risk Disclosure, Risk Management, and Bank Value-at-Risk: International Study
Sheng-Hung Chen, Nanhua University, Taiwan
Tung-Chin Lee, Institute of Financial Management, Taiwan

The Liability of Japaneseness: Why Japanese Firms Are Being Overpassed by Chinese and Korean Firms in Least Developed and Emerging Markets
Amine Bouyoucef, The Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Sulin Chung, The Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Similarity and Differences Characteristics between Successful SME Entrepreneurs and Youth Entrepreneurs
Hing Kwan Siu, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Chongshou Li, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Andrew Lim, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Yvelin Lim, American International School, Hong Kong

Corporate Social Responsibility Strategies of Petroleum Refinery Firms in Thailand
Warasak Hitopakorn, Suan Dusit University, Thailand

The Developed Model of Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting of Listed Companies in The Stock Exchange of Thailand
Wittaya Arunsiripetch, Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, Thailand
Corporate Social Responsibility Assurance - the impact of King III
Barry Ackers, University of South Africa, South Africa

Working Adults Learning Model for Developing Country
Santirat Nansaarng, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand
Supreeya Siripattanakunkajorn, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand
Factors Affecting Learning Achievement Motive of Diploma Students in Vocational Institutes, Thailand
Supreeya Siripattanakunkajorn, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand
Santirat Nansaarng, King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand

A Comparison of Chinese State-Owned Enterprise Firm’s Boards and Private Firm’s Boards
Shenghui Tong, Chinese Academy of Finance and Development, China
Eddy Junarsin, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Indonesia
Wallace Davidson, Southern Illinois University, USA

An Empirical Investigation into the Factors Influencing the Adoption of a Social and Collaborative Learning Environment
Lui Lam, London South Bank University, UK,
Ronnie Cheung, University of South Australia, Australia

The Challenges for Thailand as an emerging donor for Infrastructure Development
Onramon Shuaytong, National Institute Of Development Administration, Thailand