Institutionalization of halal industry in Malaysia and Thailand: A preliminary study

Mamat, M.Z. and Musa, N.Z. and Hasbullah, M. (2017) Institutionalization of halal industry in Malaysia and Thailand: A preliminary study. In: 1st International Halal Management Conference (IHMC 2017), 17-18 August 2017, Sejong University, South Korea.

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Institutionalization process gives us an overview about how an organization in a society can be developed and improved from time to time. The level of institutionalization that was exposed to the society can be measured by some characteristics such as standard of living, behavior, and moral values, ideologies that creates evolution, homogenization and reformation. What if these are applied to the institutionalization process in the Halal industry? Do they exhibit the same process like society does? This paper will discuss about the evolution and progress of halal industry in Malaysia and Thailand. A comparative study approach had been used and ·the data were collected through library research and interview from selected experts. The main findings indicate that the institutionalization of the halal industry shows improvement in terms of the organization, functions, halal standard, law and regulation, laboratory and research center and community acceptance. Furthermore, it also affects the evolution and transformation in the halal industry.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Conference paper
Uncontrolled Keywords: Institutionalization; Halal industry; Evolution; Malaysia; Thailand
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Science
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Safri
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2018 03:05
Last Modified: 20 Apr 2018 03:14

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