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
Cover Page here
https://doi.org/10.15405/epsbs(2357-1330).2016.8
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Contents here 

  •  Factors that Influence Social-Economic Mobility in the Northern Region of Malaysia

    No:123
    Pages:877 - 883
    Keywords: Poverty; social mobility; Malaysia
    Author(s): Siti Hadijah Che Mat* , Zalina Zainal , Mukaramah Harun
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.123
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  • Work Motivation among Muslim Public Health Employees in Pattani Province, Thailand

    No:122
    Pages:871 - 876
    Keywords: Work Motivation;Islamic workplace accommodation; Nature of work; Public health employee; Muslim
    Author(s): Emeela Wae-esor , Azizi Abu Bakar* , Hoe Chee Hee
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.122 
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  • The Impact of Social Well-being on Sustainability Practice among Malaysian Manufacturing Firms

    No:121
    Pages:863 - 870
    Keywords: Social; sustainability; manufacturing; pollution; environmental
    Author(s): Mohamad Ghozali Hassan* , Norani Nordin , Hasbullah Ashari
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.121 
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  • Safety Management Practices and Safety Compliance: A Model for SMEs in Malaysia

    No:120
    Pages:856 - 862
    Keywords: Safety Management Practices; Safety Compliance; Small Medium Enterprises (SME); Malaysia
    Author(s): Chandrakantan Subramaniam* , Faridahwati Mohd. Shamsudin , Md. Lazim Mohd. Zin , Subramaniam Sri Ramalu , Zuraida Hassan
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.120 
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  •  Development of Akhlaq and Values in Students: What is the Suitable Application Technique?

    No:119
    Pages:849 - 855
    Keywords: Development; akhlaq; values; teaching; technique
    Author(s): Mohamad Khairi Haji Othman* , Rozalina Khalid , Alis Puteh Fauziah Abd Rahim , Mohd. Zailani Mohd Yusoff , Muhamad Dzahir Kasa , Nurfaizah Baharuddin
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.119 
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  • Academic Programme Internationalisation: The Setting up of Guidelines for International Students Admission Requirements to Universiti Utara Malaysia

    No:118
    Pages:842 - 848
    Keywords: University Internationalisation; academic programme; Universiti Utara Malaysia
    Author(s): Abdul Malek Abdul Karim , Che Su Mustaffa , Khaliza- Saidin* , Awanis Ku Ishak , Mohd Azri Md Nazir , Abdul Rahman Mohd Isa
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.118 
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  •  Parenting Stress in Families of LD Children: A Demographical Analysis

    No:117
    Pages:835 - 841
    Keywords: Stress; LD children; ethnic; religious
    Author(s): Kamarulzaman Kamaruddin* , Che Anuar Che Abdullah , Mohd Noor Idris
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.117 
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  • Attaining Aquaculture Contract Farming Business Performance in Malaysia: The Call for Supply Chain Integration and Technological Innovation Materialization

    No:116
    Pages:829 - 834
    Keywords: Supply Chain Integration, Aquaculture Contract Farming, Technological Innovation, Business Performance, Supply Chain Risk
    Author(s): Mohd Azwan Zainol* , Zakaria Abas , Ahmad Shabudin Ariffin
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.116 
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  • Succession Planning at HEIs: Leadership Style, Career Development and Knowledge Management Practices as Its Predictors

    No:115
    Pages:819 - 828
    Keywords: Leadership; knowledge; management practice
    Author(s): Awanis Ku Ishak* , Bidayatul Akmal Mustafa Kamil
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.115 
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  • Effects of Board Size, Board Committees Characteristics and Audit Quality on Audit Report Lags

    No:114
    Pages:810 - 818
    Keywords: Audit report lag; board size; audit committee size; risk management committee size; audit quality
    Author(s): Mohammed Ishaq Ahmed , Ayoib Che-Ahmad*
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.114 
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  • Corporate Governance Research in Emerging Economies: The Need for Alternative Perspectives

    No:113
    Pages:801 - 809
    Keywords: Corporate Governance; developing economies; agency theory; institution
    Author(s): Nor Zalina Mohamad Yusof*
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.113 
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  • Public Complaint Behaviour and Satisfaction with Complaint Handling in the Malaysian Mobile Phone Services Industry

    No:112
    Pages:795 - 800
    Keywords: Mobile Phone Services; Consumer Complaint Behaviour; Public Complaint Soft Action; Public Complaint Extreme Action; Satisfaction with Complaint Handling
    Author(s): Mohd. Khirzanbadzli A Rahman* , Sharifah Azizah Haron , Laily Paim , Syuhaily Osman , Noorlaila Yunus , Hassnah Wee
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.112 
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  • Optimizing Moving-Average Trading Strategy: Evidence in Malaysia Equity Market

    No:111
    Pages:788 - 794
    Keywords: Technical analysis; moving average; buy-and- hold strategy; crossover strategy; modified MA
    Author(s): Afiruddin Tapa* , Soh Chuen Yean , Shahrul Nizam Ahmad
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.111 
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  • Newpapers’ Coverage During the Permatang Pauh By-Election

    No:110
    Pages:782 - 787
    Keywords: Permatang Pauh By-Election; Malaysia; Newspapers; Barisan Nasional; People’s Justice Party
    Author(s): Mohd Azizuddin Mohd Sani*
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.110 
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  • Determinants of Qardhul Hassan Financing Acceptance in Nigeria

    No:109
    Pages:775 - 781
    Keywords: Qardhul Hassan; Islamic Finance; Emerging markets; Nigeria
    Author(s): Nurudeen Abubakar Zauro* , Ram Al Jaffri Saad , Norfaiezah Sawandi
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.109 
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  • Political Connection, Board Characteristics and Firm Performance in Nigeria

    No:108
    Pages:769 - 774
    Keywords: Accounting; Political connection; Board of Directors; Firm performance; Nigeria
    Author(s): Nosakhare Peter Osazuwa* , Ayoib Che-Ahmad , Noriah Che-Adam
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.108 
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  • The Impact of Corporate Governance Regulations on Board Independence and Quality of Financial Information Reporting: A Proposed Study

    No:107
    Pages:761 - 768
    Keywords: Corporate Governance; Separate Leadership; Independent chair; Proportion of independent directors; Reporting Quality of financial information
    Author(s): Mohd.Yussoff Ibrahim* , Ayoib Che Ahmad , Satirenjit Kaur Johl , Haseeb Ur Rahman
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.107 
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  •  Audit Committee Characteristics and Financial Reporting Quality: Nigerian Non-Financial Listed Firms

    No:106
    Pages:753 - 760
    Keywords: Audit Committee; expertise; share ownership; accrual quality; independence; financial reporting
    Author(s): Muhammad Umar Kibiya* , Ayoib Che Ahmad , Noor Afza Amran
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.106 
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  • Identification of Critical Factors for IBS Plastic Formwork Adoption in Malaysian Construction Industry – A Literature Mapping

    No:105
    Pages:744 - 752
    Keywords: IBS; Industrialised Building System; IBS Formwork System; IBS Plastic Formwork System; Critical Factors; Literature Mapping
    Author(s): Muhammad Azuan Anif Ghazali , Nur Fadhilah Bahardin* , Mohd Azian Zaidi , Mohd Nurfaisal Baharuddin
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.105 
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  • Teachers’ Challenges in the Implementation of School Based Assessment in Physical Education

    No:104
    Pages:737 - 743
    Keywords: Physical Education; School Based Assessment; Core knowledge; Assessment facilities; PE Classroom Management
    Author(s): Arsaythamby Veloo* , Ruzlan Md Ali
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.104 
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