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Effectiveness of R&D capabilities towards opereations performance moderated by intellectual property rights


Anuar, Herman Shah and Zulhumadi, Faisal and Mohamed Udin, Zulkifli (2011) Effectiveness of R&D capabilities towards opereations performance moderated by intellectual property rights. In: National Conference on the Tenth Malaysia Plan: Transformation Towards a High Income Advanced Economy, 18th July 2011, Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

For the 10th Malaysia Plan (RMK 10), the government is committed to increase creativity efforts through entrepreneurship stimulation, absorb innovation elements into school curriculum, focus on R&D and increase the availability of risk capital. R&D is now a key element for a firm’s survival in the global competition arena. When R&D activity is successful, it gives impact to the overall firm performance, where quality of product increases, cost per product is reduced, product delivery improved and product has its own flexibility. Implementation of intellectual property rights is often left behind.In this study, IPR will be observed as a moderating variable so that it helps to stimulate R&D toward operation performance.Strengthening element of intellectual property rights is a must due to its huge benefits. Loopholes on IPR have a significant impact on the overall performance of the firm and create new approach on how we look at it. Discoveries on the impact to economic growth, product lifecycle, and intellectual property rights issues will also be explored further.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organized by International Journal of Management Studies (IJMS), Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia Institute of Economic Research (MIER) and UUM Press
Uncontrolled Keywords: R&D; intellectual property rights; operation performance.
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2011 07:42
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2016 01:27
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/4483

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