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Faculty of Commerce - Papers (Archive)

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The “Culture System” In Dutch Indonesia 1830–1870: How Rawls’S Original Position Ethics Were Violated, Parulian Silaen, Ciorstan J. Smark Jan 2006

The “Culture System” In Dutch Indonesia 1830–1870: How Rawls’S Original Position Ethics Were Violated, Parulian Silaen, Ciorstan J. Smark

Faculty of Commerce - Papers (Archive)

The “Culture System” was enforced in Java and other parts of Indonesia by the Dutch colonial government between 1830 and 1870. Under this system, Indonesian farmers were forced to put aside part of their land and labour for growing cash crops such as sugar, coffee, indigo, tobacco and pepper, so that they could pay their land tax to the Dutch.

This paper examines the ramifications of two aspects of the Culture System and the policies that allowed its administration. The first of these is the segregation of education and access to higher-level employment on the grounds of race. The second ...


Case Studies Of E-Commerce Adoption In Indonesian Smes: The Evaluation Of Strategic Use, Mira Kartiwi Jan 2006

Case Studies Of E-Commerce Adoption In Indonesian Smes: The Evaluation Of Strategic Use, Mira Kartiwi

Faculty of Commerce - Papers (Archive)

The use of e-commerce in small medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has become an important topic in information systems research. At present, there is a large number of well-documented benefits derived from e-commerce for small-medium enterprises (SMEs) both in theoretical and practical literature. Despite the enormous attention given to encourage SMEs to adopt e-commerce both by academics as well as governments, little research has been carried out in identifying strategies of e-commerce adoption for SMEs in developing countries, especially Indonesia. It is, therefore, the aim of this paper to understand the factors and combinations of factors that SMEs need to be considered ...


The Rise Of Quantification In The Pacific (Indonesia 1830–1870), Parulian Silaen, Ciorstan J. Smark Jan 2006

The Rise Of Quantification In The Pacific (Indonesia 1830–1870), Parulian Silaen, Ciorstan J. Smark

Faculty of Commerce - Papers (Archive)

The “Culture System” was enforced in Java and other parts of Indonesia by the Dutch colonial government between 1830 and 1870. Under this system, Indonesian farmers were forced to put aside part of their land and labour for growing cash crops such as sugar, coffee, indigo, tobacco and pepper so that they could pay their land tax to the Dutch. This paper briefly examines some of the ramifications of this policy and how it supported the interests of the Dutch colonial masters. It also looks at how the policy promoted ideals of rationality, quantification and efficiency in the Indonesian archipelago ...