Volume XIV - ISSC 2016

Volume XIV, Pages 1- 883 (August 2016)
The European Proceedings of Social & Behavioural Sciences EpSBS
e-ISSN: 2357-1330
©2016 Published by the Future Academy
Edited by: Bahtiar Mohamad
Articles: 1-123
Conference: ISSC 2016 International Conference on Soft Science
Dates: 11 - 13 April 2016
Location: Kedah - Malaysia
Conference Chair(s): Prof. Dr. Ayoib Che Ahmad, Director, Research & Innovation Management Centre, Univesiti Utara Malaysia
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http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs(2357-1330).2016.8
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Contents here 

  • Guest Editors’ Message

    No:1
    Pages: 1-3
    Keywords: ISSC 2016
    Author(s): Bahtiar Mohamad* , Siti Mahfuzah Sarif , Syamsul Bahrin Zaibon
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.1
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  • Analyzing the Effectiveness of Social Media Marketing Original Research Article

    No:2
    Pages: 4-10
    Keywords: Customer engagement; brand reputation ℑ customer brand attitudes; Effectiveness of Social Media Marketing; SMEs performances
    Author(s): Haslinda Musa* , Fadhlur Rahim Azmi , Namirah Ab Rahim , Abdul Samad Shibghatullah , Norfaridatul Akmaliah Othman
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.2
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  • Structural Classification as Preservation Means of Malaysian Folktales

    No:3
    Pages: 11-16
    Keywords: Malaysian folktales; intangible cultural legacy; structural classification; morphology of folktale; preservation of folktale
    Author(s): Harryizman Harun* , Zulikha Jamaludin
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.3 
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  • An Identification Task toward Engendering a Malaysian Folktale Classification System for Preservation

    No:4
    Pages: 17-24
    Keywords: Malaysian folktales; intangible cultural heritage; folktale classification; identification of folktale; preservation of folktale
    Author(s): Harryizman Harun* , Zulikha Jamaludin
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.4 
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  • Situational Inhibitors to Informal Learning in the Workplace: A Case Study of Accountants

    No:5
    Pages: 25-31
    Keywords: Accountant; informal learning; situational inhibitor; accounting firm; case study
    Author(s): Muhammad Syahir Abdul Wahab* , Ram Al-Jaffri Saad , Mohd. Amir Mat Samsudin
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.5 
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  • The Influence of Personality Traits on Volunteers’ Workplace Deviance

    No:6
    Pages: 32-39
    Keywords: Personality; Volunteer; Deviance; Malaysia
    Author(s): Li-Chen Lim* , Chan-Yin-Fah Benjamin , Choon-Jin Teh
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.6 
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  • A ‘Quality of Use’ Model in Blended Learning

    No:7
    Pages: 40-45
    Keywords: Quality of use; predictive model; blended learning; SmartPLS
    Author(s): Noraini Nasirun* , Sarina MuhamadNoor , Rushami Zien Yusoff , Abdul Aziz Othman
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.7 
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  • Related Party Transactions and Earnings Management

    No:8
    Pages: 46-52
    Keywords: Related party transactions; accrual-based earnings management; activity-based earnings management; tunnelling, propping
    Author(s): Zaharaddeen Salisu Maigoshi , Rohaida Abdul Latif* , Hasnah Kamardin
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.8 
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  • Investigating Rating Scale Design via Rasch Measurement Model: Analysis on a Scale to Assess Islamic Values Application in Quality management Context

    No:9
    Pages: 53-59
    Keywords: Rasch Measurement Model; scale calibration; Islamic values; quality management
    Author(s): Amal Hayati Ishak* , Muhamad Rahimi Osmana , Siti Khadijah Ab Manan , Rafeah Saidon , Ghafarullahhuddin Din
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.9  
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  • Nutrients Requirements and Composition in A Grouper Fish Feed Formulation

    No:10
    Pages: 60-66
    Keywords: Grouper Fish; Fish Feed Formulation; Nutrients Requirements and Composition
    Author(s): Soong Cai-Juan* , Razamin Ramli , Rosshairy Abdul Rahman
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.10  
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  • Nigeria’s 2011 And 2015 General Elections: The Mystery behind Agitations, Conflict and War

    No:11
    Pages: 67-74
    Keywords: Biafra; Boko Haram; General Elections; Nigeria; Political Agitations
    Author(s): Isaac Terungwa Terwase* , Hindatu Maigari Yerima , Muhammad Bello Ibrahim , Asmat-Nizam Abdul-Talib
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.11  
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  • Modelling of SWOT Analysis Using Fuzzy Integrals

    No:12
    Pages: 75-82
    Keywords: Choquet and Sugeno fuzzy integrals;Sugeno λ-measure; SWOT analysis
    Author(s): Meaza Haile* , Jiri Krupka
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.12 
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  • The Actual Purchase of Herbal Products in Malaysia: The Moderating Effect of Perceived Benefit

    No:13
    Pages: 83-88
    Keywords: Actual Purchase; Herbal Product; Perceived Benefit; Malaysia
    Author(s): Sarina Ismail* , Sany Sanuri Mohd Mokhtar
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.13 
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  • Factors Influencing Tax Evasion in Gombe State Nigeria

    No:14
    Pages: 89-95
    Keywords: Tax evasion; Gombe State; Nigeria
    Author(s): Muzainah Mansor* , Zakariya’u Gurama
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.14 
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  • An Investigation of Workability Experiment for Crowd in 3600 Panoramic View on Mobile Platform

    No:15
    Pages: 96-103
    Keywords: Crowd simulation; panoramic view; digital heritage; mobile platform
    Author(s): Chen Kim Lim* , Kian Lam Tan
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.15 
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  • Babalian and Community Rituals of Dusun Tatana Ethnic in Sabah, Malaysia: A Preliminary Study

    No:16
    Pages: 104-112
    Keywords: Babalian; talang pongoh; barasik; Tatana; rituals
    Author(s): A.S. Hardy Shafii* , Solehah Ishak , Hazman Hassan , Mohamed Ghouse Nasuruddin , Mumtaz Begum
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.16 
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  • Ethnic Diversity and Share Repurchases Policy

    No:17
    Pages: 113-118
    Keywords: Share buybacks; board diversity; corporate governance; earnings management; Malaysia
    Author(s): Rohaida Abdul Latif* , Kamarun Nisham Taufil Mohd , Hasnah Kamardin
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.17 
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  • Antecedents of Internal Crisis Communication: A Conceptual Framework

    No:18
    Pages: 119-126
    Keywords: Internal crisis communication; leadership; organizational culture; social media
    Author(s): Adamu Abbas Adamu* , Bahtiar Mohamad , Nik Adzrieman Abdul Rahman
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.18 
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  • New Perspectives to Political Participation among Youth: The Impact of Facebook Usage

    No:19
    Pages: 127-134
    Keywords: Facebook usage; youth political participation; Nigeria
    Author(s): Shamsu Dauda Abdu* , Bahtiar Mohamad , Suhaini Muda
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.19 
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  •  Intrinsic Work Values on Building ASEAN’s Future Workforce: A Comparison between Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia

    No:20
    Pages: 135-142
    Keywords: Work value; ASEAN; culture; higher education; communication
    Author(s): Bahtiar Mohamad* , Jafri Zulkepli , Ahmed Rageh Ismail , Hassan Abu Bakar
    doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.20 
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