Corporate entrepreneurial orientation and the performance of the Sabah state government link companies

Gary Albert Jimbih, (2008) Corporate entrepreneurial orientation and the performance of the Sabah state government link companies. Masters thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sabah.

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Abstract

This study aims to determine the relationship existed between the various factors dictating the corporate entrepreneurial orientation and the performance of the Sabah State Government Link Companies (GLCs). The main objectives of the study was to determine the relationship between the performance of the Sabah state GLCs in relation to the internal environment for corporate entrepreneurship (managerial support, work discretion, rewards, time availability, organizational boundaries), organizational factors (age of firm, size of firm) and the external factors (technological changes). Data collection was conducted through questionnaire and interviews and a total of 35 respondents had participated in the research process. The results from the analysis obtained from the data collected shows that 41.8% of the variance are able to be explained by the research model. Managerial support, rewards and organizational boundaries produces a Significant result while others appear to be insignificant. Further research is still need to be done in relation to the development of the state government link companies and the incorporation of the values of corporate entrepreneurship in their business activities to enable all the GLCs to prosper and further contribute to the development of the nation and the state of Sabah in particular.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords:corporate entrepreneurial orientation, performance, internal environment, managerial support
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions:SCHOOL > School of Business and Economics
ID Code:6317
Deposited By:IR Admin
Deposited On:20 Jun 2013 09:56
Last Modified:20 Jun 2013 09:56

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