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Cultural values (power distance) impact on the stakeholders' engagement in organizing the Monsoon Cup international sailing event


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Abdullah, Nawal Hanim and Hassan, Hamimah and Ali, Mass Hareeza and Abdul Karim, Muhammad Shahrim (2014) Cultural values (power distance) impact on the stakeholders' engagement in organizing the Monsoon Cup international sailing event. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 144. pp. 118-126. ISSN 1877-0428

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The aim of this research is to explore the unique cultural values (power distance) among the residents and organisers (government and Event Company) in organising the Monsoon Cup event. A qualitative research method was chosen for this study and data was collected by way of a number of in-depth semi-structured interviews through purposive and snowball samplings. The collected data was analysed using thematic content analysis. The findings from this study revealed that examining power distance issues had explained the relationship, perceived power and communication between the organisers and local residents.


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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Economics and Management
Faculty of Food Science and Technology
Faculty of Forestry
DOI Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.07.280
Publisher: Elsevier
Keywords: Stakeholder engagement; Power theory; Power relation; Power distance; Monsoon Cup; Malaysia
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2016 10:08
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2016 10:08
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URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/48146
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