Research and Publications 2008-2009

The focus of research at Universitas Pelita Harapan (UPH) Surabaya for the next 8 years (2010-2018) will be on the creative economy sector and its sustainable growth and development. Creative industries lie at the heart of the creative economy.

It has also initiated the production of its in-house scientific publication series entitled, “The UPH Surabaya Research Review”.  This publication features the research output of its full-time lecturers and professors that have been presented in international conferences and scientific meetings.  A year from now, it will launch the “UPH Journal of Creative Industries and Innovation”.

Research Papers Published in International Refereed Journals

Divinagracia, L.A., 2008. “Challenges of Growing Agro-food Enterprises in Asia-Pacific Markets“, in Globalization, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship - Refereed Proceedings of the 2008 Academy of International Business- Southeast Asia Regional Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. T.S. Chan, Geng Cui, and Arthur Hau (editors). Hong Kong Institute of Business Studies, Lingnan University. ISBN: 962-8134-06-X [Download PDF]


Research Papers Accepted for Presentation in International Conferences

Wibowo, Wahyudi. 2008. “Strategic Implementation Model of Good Corporate Governance by Using System Approach: A Case Study of IDX Listed IT Document Solution Company“, Paper presented in the International Management Seminar (with Proceedings), BINUS University on November 11, 2008 at Jakarta, Indonesia. Organized by BINUS University. [Download PDF]


Divinagracia, L.A. 2009. “The Competitive Environment of ASEAN Agribusiness -

The Response of the Agribusiness Sector to the Economic Crisis“, Paper presented in the 9th ASEAN Graduate Business/ Economics Programs (AGBEP) Network Meeting held on January 15, 2009 at the De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines. Organized by the ASEAN Consortium for Economics and Business Education (ACEBE). [Download PDF]


Divinagracia, L.A. and M.R.G. Divinagracia. 2009. “Connecting with Other Cultures: Cultural Attunement Capabilities of Student Teams in the Business School,” Abstract accepted by the 5-member Abstract Review Committee for presentation at the Exploring Cultural Perspectives Conference hosted by the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. July 2-5, 2009.


Helly, Syanne. 2009. “Developing a Competency-Based Approach for Selecting Government Teachers in Indonesia,” Paper presented at the 9th World Convention of the International Confederation of Principals 2009 on July 6-10, 2009 at the Suntec International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Singapore. [Download PDF]


Divinagracia, M.R.G., L.A. Divinagracia, and Soemarno. 2009. “Managing Cultural Attunement in Culturally Diverse Student Teams “, Poster Paper accepted by the Organizing Committee of the International University Network (IUN) for the 2009 International Conference, "Navigating Innovations in Teaching and Learning” hosted by the Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. July 14-17, 2009.


Research Papers Accepted for Presentation in National Conferences

Wibowo, Wahyudi. 2008. “Employee Satisfaction Level,” Paper accepted for presentation in the National Conference on Management Research (with Proceedings) on 27 November 2008 at Makassar, Indonesia. Organized by the PPM Graduate School of Management and University of Hasanuddin.


Wibowo, Wahyudi. 2008. “Next Challenging Roles for Good Corporate Governance Practices in Indonesia: From Conformity to Sustainability (with Proceedings) on 12 August 2008 at Surabaya, Indonesia. Organized by the University of Widya Mandala.


On-Going Research

Divinagracia, Maria Rochelle G. and Wahyudi Wibwo. 2008. “Values and Ethical Behavior of New Students and Young Professionals at UPH Surabaya”. Funded by UPH Surabaya.

Firmanto Adi Nurcahyo, Louie Divinagracia, Maria Rochelle Divinagracia, Sari Mandiana, Wahyudi Wibowo, and Johan Runtuk. 2008. “Reliability Analysis of the UPH Surabaya Admission Test”. Funded by UPH Surabaya.


Completed Research with MM Student

Hartanto, Sony and Louie Divinagracia. 2008. Pricing & OEM Business Position in Monopolistically Competitive Market Structures: A Case Study of P.T. Insera Sena – Surabaya. Case Research Number MM-2008-01. UPH Surabaya.

Anggrian, Yohanes E. and Louie Divinagracia. 2008. Application of the Three-Step Matrix Method in Marketing Strategy: A Case Study of Daihatsu – Surabaya. Case Research Number MM-2008-02. UPH Surabaya.

Nugroho, Celia and Louie Divinagracia. 2009. Marketing Strategy and the Elements of the Marketing Mix: A Case Study of the Toyota Hybrid Vehicle in the U.S. Market. Case Research Number MM-2009-01. UPH Surabaya.