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The International Journal of Management Science and Information Technology (IJMSIT)

The international journal of management Science and information technology (IJMSIT) is a refereed journal and publishes high-quality theoretical and empirical papers in the areas of management science and information technology. This journal reports the impact of information technologies on the managerial and organizational topics. IJMSIT develops a comprehensive and theoretical framework by using a multidisciplinary approach to management and information technology for researchers and practitioners.

 


Editor-in-chief: J. J. Ferreira, University of Beira Interior, Portugal, Email: jjmf@ubi.pt
Published: Quarterly
Copyright: 2012, North American Institute of Science and Information Technology (NAISIT)
ISSN: ISSN 1923-0265 (Print) - ISSN 1923-0273 (Online) - ISSN 1923-0281 (CD-ROM)

CONSERVING INDONESIA'S NATURE AND CULTURE THROUGH EMPOWERMENT OF INDIGENOUS TECHNOLOGY IN CREATIVE INDUSTRY SMEs
18 : Special Issue: 14th Indonesian Scholars International Convention ( 2015-12 )

Abstract:

Nature and culture are both unique potential that Indonesia can promote to face the global market. Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) gives big contribution to Indonesia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). One of the most contributing kinds is batik fashion design creative industry SME. Indonesian batik is a masterpiece of cultural heritage in humanity. Natural dyes batik industry brings major impact to economy and environment. Eco-friendly batik SME that utilise natural resources is one of the ways of conserving nature and culture. This paper would provide an environmental approach of analysing indigenous technology used to produce batik and the natural dyes involved. To achieve the goals, case study and SWOT analysis will be used. The outputs of this paper are to collect information and suggest optimisation of indigenous technology in order to conserve nature, culture and preparing Indonesia for the AFTA and AEC.

Author(s): Elzavira Felaza - Indonesia - Universitas Indonesia
Keywords: batik fashion design creative industry SME, natural dyes, indigenous technology
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