Journal of Social Sciences

Readiness in Meeting Globalization Challenges: A Case of Accounting Firms in Malaysia

Arfah Salleh, Raduan Che Rose, Naresh Kumar and Lu Chee Peng

DOI : 10.3844/jssp.2007.176.184

Journal of Social Sciences

Volume 3, Issue 4

Pages 176-184


The empirical study explored the relationships between firm’s characteristics and perceived readiness level of Malaysian Institute of Accountants firm members in meeting globalization challenges. In general all respondents indicated low readiness level in penetrating the global market. Seeing that the services sector is growing tremendously during the recent decades, there is a great opportunity for businesses to increase the export services in the foreseeable future to match that of the developed countries. Thus the findings and recommendations of this study provided comprehensive empirical information for entrepreneurs especially those involve in financial sector to actively embark into the global market.


© 2007 Arfah Salleh, Raduan Che Rose, Naresh Kumar and Lu Chee Peng. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.