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Angathevar Baskaran
University of Malaya
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This paper explores Technology Business Incubators (TBIs) and their chosen Business Incubation Models. The business models of TBIs have been largely ignored or seen as explained through stratification classifications (e.g. university incubator, virtual incubator etc.). Taking a qualitative approach, five next generation TBIs clustered in the Zhongguancun region of Beijing, the ‘Chinese Silicon Valley’, are analyzed. Framed in the resource-based view this work contributes to the literature throug...
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Since the late 1980s, the business incubator model in China has been evolving—from the early traditional model that focused mainly on providing basic services, such as office space and one-stop adm...
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Globally, entrepreneurship is expected to play a central role in achieving ‘inclusive growth’. This special issue draws on various developments related to the role of business incubators, academia ...
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Social enterprises are considered to be at the heart of inclusive growth due to their emphasis on people and social cohesion that help effect social and economic transformation. Malaysia's New Economic Model (NEM) set out high income, sustainability and inclusiveness, as the foundation for transformation towards an advanced nation by 2020. In the Tenth Malaysia Plan (2011-2015), 2 out of 10 objectives are 011 achieving inclusive growth. In this context, this paper explores the eco-system for soc...
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#1Shamima Nasrin (Ministry of Health and Family Welfare)H-Index: 3
#2Rajah Rasiah (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 24
Last.Hafiz T. A. Khan (UWL: University of West London)H-Index: 9
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This study examined the association between health condition and conversion factors(i.e. environmental, individual and social) among workers in the ready-made garment(RMG) industry in Bangladesh. It used data gathered from a cross-sectional survey of 775 RMG workers in the Dhaka and Narayanganj districts. Using multiple logistic regression, the study found that: (i) achieving good health among RMG workers is hindered by various factors including high job-related demands, high noise levels,workpl...
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#1Shamima Nasrin (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 3
#2Rajah Rasiah (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 24
Last.Muhammad Mehedi Masud (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 11
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While there is considerable expansion of microfinance institutions (MFIs) in the developing countries, there is a paucity of literature that examines the determinants of their Financial Performance (FP) among the Least Developed Countries (LDCs). This article seeks to investigate the determinants of FP of MFIs in Bangladesh over the period 2007–2013. Using two different measures of financial performance (portfolio yield and profit margin), the results indicate that the depth and breadth of socia...
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#1Angathevar Baskaran (TUT: Tshwane University of Technology)H-Index: 10
#2Ju Liu (Malmö University)H-Index: 5
Last.Mammo Muchie (Adama University)H-Index: 1
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The paper explores the factors driving Outward Foreign Direct Investment (OFDI) by Emerging multinational enterprisess (EMNEs) and the patterns of knowledge transfer in six cases of EMNEs from three BRICS’ economies (India, China and South Africa). It found that there are significant differences between the OFDI from EMNEs and Developed multinational enterprise (DMNEs), which cannot be explained by using traditional FDI models. The way that EMNEs enter and operate in developed and developing cou...
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#1Angathevar Baskaran (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 10
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#1Shamima Nasrin (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 3
#2Angathevar Baskaran (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 10
Last.Rajah Rasiah (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 24
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Despite rapid financial development, the coverage of the formal banking sector and population holding deposit accounts in Bangladesh (53.7 %) is still below the global average (62 %). As a consequence, Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs) have started providing financial services to these large section of people who have little access to finance otherwise. This paper examines empirically the impact of MFIs on the savings of poor in Bangladesh using the data from Microcredit Regulatory Authority dat...
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#1Shanshan Zhou (Guida: Guizhou University)
#2Angathevar Baskaran (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 10
Last.Rajah Rasiah (UM: University of Malaya)H-Index: 24
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This paper is based on a case study of AsiaInfo, a latecomer telecommunications software and service firm in China. It examines whether and how adaptive innovation can enable the latecomer firms in developing countries to accumulate technological advantages and gain competitiveness to emerge as multinational enterprises (MNEs) Data for this study is obtained from a series of interviews with managers in AsiaInfo and China Mobile. This study applied an evolutionary approach to analyse complex and ...
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