Perception Of Small Medium And Enterprises Towards Halal Food Supply Chain In Malaysia

Bakri, Mohammed Hariri and Rahim Azmi, Fadhlur and Abdullah, Abu and Musa, Haslinda (2018) Perception Of Small Medium And Enterprises Towards Halal Food Supply Chain In Malaysia. International Journal Of Mechanical Engineering And Technology, 9 (11). pp. 821-828. ISSN 0976-6340

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The purpose of this paper is to investigate the perception of small medium and enterprises (SMEs) that motivates to adopt halal food supply chain (HFSC) in their business. Data were collected through a survey responded 183 out of 410 potential respondents from Halal Industry Development Corporation (HDC) directory website. Reliability analyses were applied to test the internal consistency of survey instrument. Moreover, regression analysis was applied to determine the predicted factors of SME’s perception towards the adoption of HFSC. Results showed that top management, organizational readiness, halal integrity, halal awareness and expected business benefits showed significantly positive relationship towards the adoption of HFSC. Furthermore, halal integrity showed the strongest factors towards its adoption. However, the understanding practice of halal showed insignificant towards it adoption. The findings of the present study have several relevant contributions towards food industry which adopt HFSC. In order to adopt HFSC, food manufacturers must embody Islamic culture to ensure the halalness of the products. The aspects of halal integrity will be integrated into the production realms to fulfil the global standard’s needs.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: SMEs, halal food supply chain, adoption of halal and food manufacturer.
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Technopreneurship
Depositing User: Nor Aini Md. Jali
Date Deposited: 24 Dec 2018 07:19
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2021 01:07
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