The influence factors of competitiveness in quality among private higher education institutions (PHEIs) in Malaysia: the role of green initiatives as a mediator

Chan, Hon Seng (2012) The influence factors of competitiveness in quality among private higher education institutions (PHEIs) in Malaysia: the role of green initiatives as a mediator. Masters thesis, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

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    Abstract

    Tujuan kajian ini adalah untuk: (a) menyelidik faktor-faktor mempengaruhi kualiti daya saing Institusi Pengajian Tinggi Swasta (IPTS) di Malaysia: dan (b) menyiasat sama ada inisiatif alam sekitar bertindak sebagai pengantara dalam hubungan di atas. Faktor-faktor terdiri daripada sokongan pengurusan atasan, sokongan kerajaan, tekanan pihak berkepentingan, sokongan fakulti dan pematuhan peraturan. Empat hubungan utama hipotesis dianalisis ke atas sampel 138 IPTS yang terletak di seluruh Malaysia. Data dikumpul melalui soal selidik dalam talian. Dari sudut analisis statistik pandangan, faktor-faktor telah didapati untuk menyediakan lima dimensi sebagai teori. Hasil regresi hierarki menunjukkan bahawa lima faktor adalah positif dan signifikan mempengaruhi daya saing IPTS dalam kualiti. Semua pembolehubah faktor kecuali pematuhan peraturan yang positif dan signifikan mempengaruhi IPTS inisiatif hijau. The aims of this study were to: (a) examine the influence factors on the Malaysia Private Higher Education Institutions (PREis) competitiveness in quality: and (b) investigate whether green initiatives serve as a mediator in the relationship. Influence factors comprise top management support, government support, stakeholder pressure, and faculty support and regulation compliance. Four main hypothesized relationships were analyzed on a sample of 138 PREis located across Malaysia. Data were gathered through online questionnaires. From statistical analysis point of view, influence factors were found to provide five dimensions as theorized. Hierarchical regressions result showed that five influence factors were positively and significantly influence PREis competitiveness in quality. All variable of influence factors except regulation compliance was positively and significantly influence PREis green initiatives.

    Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001-6182 Business
    Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Siswazah Perniagaan (Graduate School of Business)
    Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
    Date Deposited: 05 Jul 2017 12:19
    Last Modified: 05 Jul 2017 12:19
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/35365

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