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Proceedings of the Second International Conference on the Future of ASEAN (ICoFA) 2017 - Volume 1: Business and Social Sciences

Editors:
Mat Noor, Ahmad Nizan
Mohd Zakuan, Zeti Zuryani
Muhamad Noor, Sarina

ISBN:
978 981 10 8729 5
Format:
Hardback
Pages:
803
List price(s):
399.00 USD
306.00 GBP
349.00 EUR

Publication date:
28 September 2018

Short description: 

On the 30th anniversary of ASEAN, all ASEAN leaders agreed to the establishment of the ASEAN VISION 2020, which delineates the formation of a peaceful, stable and dynamically developed region while maintaining a community of caring societies in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia.

Full description: 

This book examines how business, the social sciences, science and technology will impact the future of ASEAN. Following the ASEAN VISION 2020, it analyses the issues faced by ASEAN countries, which are diverse, while also positioning ASEAN as a competitive entity through partnerships. On the 30th anniversary of ASEAN, all ASEAN leaders agreed to the establishment of the ASEAN VISION 2020, which delineates the formation of a peaceful, stable and dynamically developed region while maintaining a community of caring societies in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia. In keeping with this aspiration, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UitM) Perlis took the initial steps to organise conferences and activities that highlight the role of the ASEAN region. The Second International Conference on the Future of ASEAN (ICoFA) 2017 was organised by the Office of Academic Affairs, Universiti Teknologi MARA Perlis, to promote more comprehensive integration among ASEAN members. This book, divided into two volumes, offers a useful guide for all those engaged in research on business, the social sciences, science and technology. It will also benefit researchers worldwide who want to gain more knowledge about ASEAN countries.

Table of contents: 

Part A: Business Management, Marketing and Economics.- Part B: History, Politics and Sociology, Public policy and philosophy.- Part C: Islamic Finance and Accounting.- Part D: Language, Literature, Media and Journalism.- Part E: Law and Education.- Part F: Tourism, Hospitality and Food Service.

Biography: 

Ahmad Nizan is a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Business Management, Universiti Teknologi Mara, Perlis Branch, Malaysia. He has been teaching there since 2008. He received his BBA Honours in Operations Management from Universiti Teknologi MARA in 2001, MSc (Management) in 2006 from Universiti Utara Malaysia and PhD (Management) from Universiti Teknologi MARA in 2014. Currently, he is the Head of Learning Centre for the Faculty of Business Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perlis. Zeti Zuryani is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Law, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perlis Branch, Malaysia. She has been teaching there since 2000. She completed her Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) Hons at University of East London, United Kingdom in 1997 and her Master of Laws (LL.M) at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia in 2005. She received her PhD (Law) in 2011 from University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia. Sarina Mohd Noor is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Business Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perlis Branch, Malaysia. She has been teaching there for the past 21 years. She completed her BBA (Management) at Lamar University, Texas, USA in 1990 and continued with her Master of Science in Educational Psychology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia. She received her PhD (Technology Management) in 2010 from University Utara Malaysia, Malaysia. Her areas of research interest include Strategic Human Resource Management, Halal Industry, Technology Transfer and Socio-economic Issues.

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