Research

Posted in , on June 23rd, 2009

Research Interests

  • Technology Management
  • Methodology Research
  • Information Systems
  • Operations Research
  • Measurement of Service Quality/Performance
  • Job Satisfaction Research
  • Marketing-related Research

Currently Ongoing Research Grants

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
Title: An Investigation On The Relationship Between Owners’ Prior   Knowledge And Innovation Performance: The Case Of Malaysian Manufacturing SMEs
Amount: RM 40,000
Duration: January 2011 – December 2013
Researchers: Zarina Denan, Noraini Ismail & T. Ramayah

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
Title: Inclusion of Disabled People in Sabah Workforce: Investigating the Influence of Persons with Disabilities Act 2008, Personal Attributes and Organizational Context
Amount: RM 38,000
Duration: October 2010 – September 2012
Researchers: Magdalene Ang, T. Ramayah, Geoffrey Tanakinjal, Rostinah Supinah

Research University Grant (RU)
Title: Outsourcing and Its Impact on Organizational Performance: A Study of Small and Medium-Sized Organizations
Amount: RM 99,990
Duration: January 2011 – December 2013
Researchers: Hasliza Abdul Halim, Noor Hazlina Ahmad & T. Ramayah

Internally-Funded Research Grant

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)
Title: Online Recommendation Systems: The Potential and Possibilities of Word-of -Mouth on the Internet
Amount: RM 35,000
Duration: September 2007 – August 2009
Researchers: T. Ramayah, Jasmine Yeap Ai Leen & Joshua Ignatius

Research Grant University (RU)
Title: Towards Coming Up With A Holistic Model of Internationalisation of Business Using Malaysian Contractors as the Test-Bed
Amount: RM 40,000
Duration: October 2007 – September 2009
Researchers: Abdul Rashid Abdul Aziz, Mastura Jaafar, T. Ramayah & Suzyrman Sibly

Research Grant University (RU)
Title: Integrating Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPCK) Model Into WIKI Collaborative Learning
Amount: RM 120,980
Duration: December 2007 – November 2009
Researchers: Rozinah Jamaludin, Balakrishnan Muniandy, T. Ramayah & Adly Hussaini Mohd Ariffin

School Niche Area Grant (RU)
Title: Internet Marketing: Building Competitive Advantage in E-Business Adoption Among SMEs
Amount: RM 1333,018 
Duration: June 2008 – May 2011
Researchers: Azizah Omar, Maliga Marimuthu, Osman Mohamad & T. Ramayah

School Niche Area Grant  (RU)
Title: Social Capital and Internationalization of Malaysian SME
Amount: RM 62,000 
Duration: June 2008 – May 2011
Researchers: Osman Mohamad, Junaimah Jauhar, T. Ramayah, Hazril Izwar Ibrahim, Nor Hazlina Ahmad and Shafie Ariffin

School Niche Area Grant (RU)
Title: Technology Adoption Among SMEs: Towards An Integrated Model
Amount: RM 128,699 
Duration: September 2008 – Feb 2012
Researchers: T. Ramayah, Osman Mohamad, Azizah Omar and Maliga Marimuthu

 

Externally-Funded Research Grant

AKEPT Malaysia, Higher Education Leadership Academy, Leadership Research Grant
Title: “New Leadership”, Leader-Member Exchange and Commitment to Change: The Case of Higher Education in Malaysia
Amount: RM 49,985
Duration: July 2008 – July 2009
Researchers: Lo May Chiun, T. Ramayah and Ernest Cyril de Run

Externally- International Funded Research Grant

POSCO Korea Grant
Title: “he Legacy of Malaysian Batik: Preservation through Consumption
Amount: USD 15,000
Duration: April 2007 – March 2008
Researchers:  T. Ramayah

Awards for Research Papers and Research Efforts

Highly Commended Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2008
Mastura Jaafar, T. Ramayah, Abdul Rashid Abdul Aziz & Basri Saad (2007)
Technology Readiness Among Managers of Construction Firms. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 180-191 (EMERALD) [view award]

Best Paper Award

2006 AGBA Distinguished ASEAN Scholar Award
Academy for Global Business Advancement (AGBA)

In Search for Typical Counterfeit Goods Purchasers: Who Are They?
Jasmine Yeap Ai Leen & T. Ramayah
Asia Pacific Marketing Conference (APMC 2005), “Marketing in Asia Pacific: Integrating Theory with Practice”, 22-23 November 2005, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Kuching, Malaysia.

Export Marketing Competencies of Sarawak SMEs
Osman Mohamad, Gluma Saban & T. Ramayah
Asia Pacific Marketing Conference (APMC 2005), “Marketing in Asia Pacific: Integrating Theory with Practice”, 22-23 November 2005, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Kuching, Malaysia.

Intention to Purchase via the Internet: A Comparison of Two Theoretical Models
Jasman J. Ma&rsqou;ruf, Osman Mohamad & T. Ramayah
The 5th Asian Academy of Management Conference, “Challenges of Globalized Business: The Asian Perspective”, 10-13 September 2003, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia.




Professor T. Ramayah
Room 118, Level 1,
School of Management,
Universiti Sains Malaysia,
11800 Minden,
Penang, Malaysia.
Tel: 604-653 3888 ext 3889
Fax: 604-657 7448
Email: ramayah@usm.my
ramayah@gmail.com

AEW125 APW302E ATP201 ATU397

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