Ramayah Thurasamy

Ramayah Thurasamy has an MBA from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). Currently he is a Professor at the School of Management in USM. He teaches mainly courses in Research Methodology and Business Statistics. Apart from teaching, he is an avid researcher, especially in the areas of technology management and adoption in business and education. His publications have appeared in Computers in Human Behavior, Resources Conservation and Recycling, Journal of Educational Technology & Society, Direct Marketing: An International Journal, Information Development, Journal of Project Management (JoPM), Management Research News (MRN), International Journal of Information Management, International Journal of Services and Operations Management (IJSOM), Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management (ECAM) and North American Journal of Psychology. He is constantly invited to serve on the editorial boards and program committees of many international journals and conferences of repute. His profile can be accessed from http://www.ramayah.com.

Publications

Handling Massive Enrollment for Achieving Results: A Flipped Classroom Approach
N. Noraini, T. Ramayah, Sarina Muhamad Noor. © 2020. 14 pages.
Universiti Teknologi MARA Perlis Branch (UiTM Perlis) faced a huge challenge in teaching and learning for the subject Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship (ENT300/ETR300). This...
Influential Factors in Breast Cancer Patients' Performance Using Malaysian Social Network Support Groups
Marva Mirabolghasemi, Noorminshah A. Iahad, T. Ramayah. © 2019. 18 pages.
Social network communities can serve as a health resource for cancer patients to share and disseminate information. Even so, theory-based research into evaluating cancer...
Driving Green Consumerism Through Strategic Sustainability Marketing
Farzana Quoquab, Ramayah Thurasamy, Jihad Mohammad. © 2018. 301 pages.
The use of environmentally safe products is an emerging and popular trend throughout various industries. Product manufacturing and sales has changed in order to incorporate green...
Sustainable Development Values: What Do We Know From Developing Country Perspective?
Farzana Quoquab, Fong Teng, Jihad Mohammad, Ramayah Thurasamy. © 2018. 7 pages.
There is a great difference between developed and developing nations' perception about sustainability development values. As such, it is expected that the current sustainable...
The Moderating Effect of Social Capital in Relation to Entrepreneurial Orientation and Firm Performance
Alireza Jalali, Ramayah Thurasamy, Mastura Jaafar. © 2017. 34 pages.
The importance of entrepreneurial orientation (EO), resource-based view (RBV), network types of social capital (SC) and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have become the main...
Cyberloafing: An Emerging Online Counter-Productive Work Behaviour
J-Ho Siew Ching, Ramayah Thurasamy. © 2017. 14 pages.
Technology has pervaded our daily lives more than ever. The use of technology has become a tool to achieve competitive advantage by firms. The pervasive use of technology also...
Foreword
T. Ramayah. © 2016. 2 pages.
This Foreword is included in the book Critical Socio-Technical Issues Surrounding Mobile Computing.
The Drivers, Practices and Outcomes of Green Supply Chain Management: Insights from ISO14001 Manufacturing Firms in Malaysia
K.S. Savita, P.D.D. Dominic, T. Ramayah. © 2016. 26 pages.
The global shift in ecological movement has significant impacts on business operation of manufacturing firms that are located in developing countries. The intense pressure of...
International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age (IJPADA)
Manuel Pedro Rodríguez Bolívar. Est. 2014.
The International Journal of Public Administration in the Digital Age (IJPADA) seeks to examine both the impact of information technology (IT) on public and nonprofit...
The Effect of Human Resource Competencies on Human Resource Management Effectiveness: An Empirical Analysis among HR Professionals in Malaysia
Mohd-Yusoff Yusliza, T. Ramayah, Zakaria Siti-Fatimah. © 2014. 11 pages.
The aim of this chapter is to study human resource (HR) competencies (i.e., HR functional expertise, knowledge of business, and managing change) is related to HRM effectiveness....
Manoeuvring the Rough Commercial Landscape through Outsourcing: Repositioning Malaysian SMEs
Hasliza Abdul Halim, Noor Hazlina Ahmad, T. Ramayah. © 2014. 11 pages.
The global commercial landscape is moving dynamically and continues to loom in the rigour environment, forewarning the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) to get their act...
Unlocking the “Base-of Pyramid” Readiness: Towards an Inclusive Entrepreneurship Framework for “Malaysian Rural Transformation Agenda”
Hasliza Abdul Halim, Noor Hazlina Ahmad, T. Ramayah. © 2014. 9 pages.
The potential of the Base-Of Pyramid (BOP) community cannot be realized without an entrepreneurial orientation – an orientation that aims to create market and promote innovation....
Exporting vs. Domestic SMEs in Malaysia: Do Differences in Technology Adoption and Perceptions Exist?
Jasmine A. L. Yeap, T. Ramayah, Osman Mohamad, Malliga Marimuthu. © 2014. 18 pages.
The extent of SMEs’ technology adoption in Malaysia has not been clearly reported. This chapter provides an initial snapshot onto the various types of technological tools adopted...
Factors Enhancing Employed Job Seekers Intentions to Use Social Networking Sites as a Job Search Tool
Norazah Mohd Suki, T. Ramayah, Michelle Kow Pei Ming, Norbayah Mohd Suki. © 2013. 17 pages.
This paper explores the factors of enhancing employed job seekers intention to use social networking sites as a job search tool. 190 survey questionnaires were distributed to...
Green Manufacturing Practices and Performance among SMEs: Evidence from a Developing Nation
T. Ramayah, Osman Mohamad, Azizah Omar, Malliga Marimuthu, Jasmine Yeap Ai Leen. © 2013. 18 pages.
Due to the rise in environmental awareness, green technologies and practices have become the conscientious imperative expected from all manufacturing industries. Consequently...
Reengineering for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems Implementation: An Empirical Analysis of Assessing Critical Success Factors (CSFs) of Manufacturing Organizations
C. Annamalai, T. Ramayah. © 2013. 16 pages.
Reengineering is a concept that is applicable to all industries, particularly information and communication technology (ICT) projects regardless of organizational type, size...
Electronic Tax Filing: Preliminary Evidence from a Developing Country
Viveka Ramoo, T. Ramayah, May-Chiun Lo, Teoh Ai Ping. © 2013. 10 pages.
Governments are seeking to benefit from information technology by incorporating various government services online for the benefits of the citizen. The Malaysian government as...
Intention to Use E-Government Websites among Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) Students
Ng Yee Boon, T. Ramayah, Teoh Ai Ping, May-Chiun Lo. © 2013. 12 pages.
In almost every country, government agencies are making their services available online. The success of e-Government initiatives is contingent upon citizen’s willingness to use...
Towards a Customer Centric E-Government Application: The Case of E-Filing in Malaysia
Santhanamery Thominathan, Ramayah Thurasamy. © 2013. 18 pages.
Information Communication Technology (ICT) has played an important role in today’s global economy. Many countries have gained successful growth due to the implementation of ICT....
Readiness to Adopt E-Business Among SMEs in Malaysia: Antecedents and Consequence
Malliga Marimuthu, Azizah Omar, T. Ramayah, Osman Mohamad. © 2013. 19 pages.
The adoption of the Internet as a business strategy tool is becoming an important way for firms to expand their business through innovative strategies. This study provides an...
The Effect of Trust on the Continuance Intention of E-Filing Usage: A Review of Literatures
T. Santhanamery, T. Ramayah. © 2013. 21 pages.
Research on e-government is taking a new phase nowadays, with researchers focusing more to evaluate the continued usage intention by the citizens rather than the initial...
Innovative Human Capital as a Core Strategy towards an Innovation-Led Economy: Malaysian Perspective
Hasliza Abdul Halim, Noor Hazlina Ahmad, T. Ramayah. © 2013. 9 pages.
For the past decade, Malaysia has transformed considerably in its landscape, politics, outlook, economics, and social progress. It has developed from a country that focused on...
Green Manufacturing Practices and Performance among SMEs: Evidence from a Developing Nation
T. Ramayah, Osman Mohamad, Azizah Omar, Malliga Marimuthu, Jasmine Yeap Ai Leen. © 2013. 18 pages.
Due to the rise in environmental awareness, green technologies and practices have become the conscientious imperative expected from all manufacturing industries. Consequently...
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Implementation Intensity and Performance: A Study of Web-Hosting Companies
Bryan Soh Yuen Liew, T. Ramayah, Jasmine Yeap Ai Leen. © 2013. 12 pages.
Competition in the Web-hosting industry has become very intense in recent years as the market becomes saturated with existing as well as new players. To survive in this very...
Understanding Security in Consumer Adoption of Internet Banking: Biometrics Technology Implementation in the Malaysian Banking Context
Normalini M. K., T. Ramayah. © 2013. 14 pages.
As a continually growing financial service of electronic commerce, Internet banking requires the development and implementation of a sound security procedure. The existing...
Towards Understanding the Intention to Use and Continuance Usage Intention of E-Filing System in Malaysia: The Moderating Role of Perceived Risk
Santhanamery Thominathan, T. Ramayah. © 2013. 18 pages.
E-Government actually represents a higher quality, cost effective government services and a better relationship between citizens and governments. Research on e-government is...
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Implementation Intensity and Performance: A Study of Web-Hosting Companies
Bryan Soh Yuen Liew, T. Ramayah, Jasmine Yeap Ai Leen. © 2012. 12 pages.
Competition in the Web-hosting industry has become very intense in recent years as the market becomes saturated with existing as well as new players. To survive in this very...
Sales Force Automation Usage and Performance
Jason Wai Chow Lee, Osman Mohamad, T. Ramayah, Joyce Ong Sheau Ching. © 2012. 18 pages.
This chapter examines the relationships between SFA usage and sales performance among IT salesforce by adopting the technology adoption model (TAM). Data was collected from 150...
Job Searches via Social Networking Sites: Employed Job Seekers Intentions
Norazah Mohd Suki, T. Ramayah, Michelle Kow Pei Ming. © 2012. 15 pages.
This chapter aims to examine the factors influencing employed job seekers’ acceptance of social networking sites as a job search tool. It was found that perceived usefulness and...
Searching for Information on the Web: A Guideline for Effective Searching
Fadhilah Mat Yamin, T. Ramayah. © 2012. 18 pages.
To date, the World Wide Web (WWW) is the most popular environment for information searching and retrieval. One of the steps in searching for information on the web is by entering...
Reengineering for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems Implementation: An Empirical Analysis of Assessing Critical Success Factors (CSFs) of Manufacturing Organizations
C. Annamalai, T. Ramayah. © 2012. 16 pages.
Reengineering is a concept that is applicable to all industries, particularly information and communication technology (ICT) projects regardless of organizational type, size...
Towards a Customer Centric E-Government Application: The Case of E-Filing in Malaysia
Santhanamery Thominathan, Ramayah Thurasamy. © 2012. 18 pages.
Information Communication Technology (ICT) has played an important role in today’s global economy. Many countries have gained successful growth due to the implementation of ICT....
SMEs Performance: Leveraging Marketing Process Through E-Business
Malliga Marimuthu, Azizah Omar, T. Ramayah, Osman Mohamad. © 2012. 18 pages.
The importance of the Internet in supporting business applications and attaining competitive advantage through the electronic business (e-business) process is widely...
Towards a Customer Centric E-Government Application: The Case of E-Filing in Malaysia
Santhanamery Thominathan, Ramayah Thurasamy. © 2011. 13 pages.
Information Communication Technology (ICT) have played an important role in today’s global economy. Many countries have gained successful growth due to the implementation of ICT....
Factors Enhancing Employed Job Seekers Intentions to Use Social Networking Sites as a Job Search Tool
Norazah Mohd Suki, T. Ramayah, Michelle Kow Pei Ming, Norbayah Mohd Suki. © 2011. 17 pages.
This paper explores the factors of enhancing employed job seekers intention to use social networking sites as a job search tool. 190 survey questionnaires were distributed to...
Modeling User Acceptance of Internet Banking in Malaysia: A Partial Least Square (PLS) Approach
Kamel Rouibah, T. Ramayah, Oh Sook May. © 2011. 23 pages.
This study is the first empirical research that compares three well known technology adoption models in the in the field of e-banking. It aims to determine the dominant factor(s)...
Readiness to Adopt E-Business Among SMEs in Malaysia: Antecedents and Consequence
Malliga Marimuthu, Azizah Omar, T. Ramayah, Osman Mohamad. © 2011. 19 pages.
The adoption of the Internet as a business strategy tool is becoming an important way for firms to expand their business through innovative strategies. This study provides an...
International Journal of Technology Diffusion (IJTD)
Ali Hussein Saleh Zolait. Est. 2010.
The International Journal of Technology Diffusion (IJTD) is an international journal publishing original scientific and quality research articles on management information...
User Acceptance of Internet Banking In Malaysia: Test of Three Competing Models
Kamel Rouibah, Ramayah Thurasamy, Oh Sook May. © 2009. 19 pages.
This study aims to investigate factor(s) which influence the user intention to use Internet banking. It compares the explanatory power of three well known technology adoption...