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Enhancing Business Performance through Religiosity Leaderships Style among the Small and Medium Enterprises

Mohd Elias, Ezanee and Yaacob, Noorulsadiqin Azbiya and Othman, Siti Norezam (2018) Enhancing Business Performance through Religiosity Leaderships Style among the Small and Medium Enterprises. International Journal of Supply Chain Management (IJSCM), 7 (2). pp. 95-102. ISSN 2050-7399

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The objective of the study is to investigate the role of religiosity leaderships style among the top management of halal food and beverages products small and medium sizes manufacturers towards their business performance. Presently, leadership style is one of crucial elements for leaders or managers in the organization to provide business directions, implement strategic plans and motivate employees. Nowadays the importance of leadership not only be influenced by participative, transformational or laissez-faire but the guidance from the religiosity also be equally significant. Usually, leadership practices are influenced by individual’s religious liaison and religiosity practices. In this study, it was intended to fill a gap where a few studies have been done so far on religiosity leadership at SMEs but not particularly in the manufacturing of halal F&B products. Thus, the study proposes a theoretical framework in order to examine the effect of religiosity leadership’s style towards the SMEs’ business performance which moderated by halal entrepreneurial orientation. A quantitative design with a simple random sampling and establishment by emails (online survey questionnaires) will be distributed to 370 SMEs in Malaysia. The data were analyzed by SPSS and Smart SEM-PLS. The finding of the study will indicate that the religiosity leaderships have mixed results. In this context, religiosity leaderships make a significant contribution to SMEs' in a way of increasing business performance at a certain market segmentation.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: business, halal, leadership, performance, SMEs, religiosity
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Mr. Ezanee Mohamed Elias
Date Deposited: 06 May 2018 23:44
Last Modified: 06 May 2018 23:44
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/24110

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