The Influence Of Transformational Leadership And Competence On Small Enterprise Success In Malaysia: The Mediating Effect Of Innovativeness

Ng , Hee Song (2016) The Influence Of Transformational Leadership And Competence On Small Enterprise Success In Malaysia: The Mediating Effect Of Innovativeness. PhD thesis, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

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    Abstract

    Penyelidikan ini memberi tumpuan terutamanya kesan kepimpinan transformasi, kecekapan peluang keusahawanan, kecekapan pemacu keusahawanan, kecekapan teknikal ke atas kejayaan perusahaan kecil di Malaysia di bawah pengaruh perantaraan daya inovatif. Berlandaskan pandangan berasaskan sumber dan perspektif keupayaan dinamik, penyelidikan ini membuat satu model konsep untuk mengkaji hubungan tersebut di atas. Penyelidikan juga mengkaji sejauh manakah kesan perantaraan daya inovatif produk, daya inovatif proses, dan daya inovatif kelakuan ke atas perhubungan di atas. Data dikumpul melalui soal selidik berstruktur berdasarkan pelan pensampelan dari pengkalan data perusahaan kecil dengan mengunakan kaedah pensampelan pengadilan, menghasilkan set data sebanyak 178 responden daripada para pemilik merangkap pengurus perusahaan kecil di Malaysia. Data dikumpul melalui soal selidik berstruktur. Data dianalisa dengan menggunakan SPSS dan SmartPLS. Penemuan kajian mengesahkan model ramalan kajian ini dan menyokong limabelas daripada lapanbelas hipotesis. This study predominantly focused the impact of transformational leadership, entrepreneurial opportunity competence, entrepreneurial drive competence, and technical competence on small enterprise success in Malaysia under the mediating effect of innovativeness in product, process and behaviour. Drawing mainly on both the resource-based view and the dynamic capabilities perspective, this study developed a conceptual model to support the relationships. This study also investigated the extent of the mediating effect of product, process and behavioural innovativeness on the four aforementioned relationships. Data was gathered through structured questionnaire from the sampling plan of small enterprise database using purposive sampling method, generating a dataset of 178 respondents as small enterprise owner-managers in Malaysia. Data collected were analysed using both SPSS and SmartPLS. The empirical findings partially confirmed the research model and supported fifteen out of eighteen direct hypotheses.

    Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28-70 Management. Industrial Management
    Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Pengurusan (School of Management)
    Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
    Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2017 09:20
    Last Modified: 13 Jan 2017 09:20
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/31568

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