Volume XIV - ISSC 2016

  • Democratic Transition in Nigeria: Towards Understanding the Disguise of International Dynamics Challenging the Fourth Republic Consolidation

    No:41
    Pages:289-295
    Keywords: Democratic transition; international dynamics; fourth republic; consolidation; Nigeria
    Author(s): Yusuf Isma’ila* , Abdulrazak Yuguda Madu
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.41 
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  • Electoral Malpractice and the Challenges of Democratic Consolidation in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic

    No:42
    Pages:296-303
    Keywords: Malpractice; democratic consolidation; fourth republic; transition; Nigeria
    Author(s): Yusuf Isma’ila* , Zaheruddin Othman
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.42 
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  • How Does a Community Hold itself together? Insights from a Study on Community Social Capital in Malaysia

    No:43
    Pages:304-310
    Keywords: Social capital; measuring instrument; community; social cohesion; Malaysia
    Author(s): Ahmad Shukri Abdul Hamid* , Najib Ahmad Marzuki , Noor Azizah Ahmad , Mohd. Sobhi Ishak
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.43 
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  • Entrepreneurial Orientation and Government Intervention to Support Small Businesses Performance in Jordan

    No:44
    Pages:311-319
    Keywords: Entrepreneurial orientation; performance; government intervention; entrepreneurial adoption
    Author(s): Haitham Alhnity* , Armanurah Mohamad , Awanis ku ishak
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.44 
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  • Designing Motivating mE-book For Polytechnic Language Classroom Using ARCS Model

    No:45
    Pages:320-326
    Keywords: mE-book; Polytechnics; ESL; language learning; ARCS model; IMMS
    Author(s): Subashini Annamalai*
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.45 
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  • Profiles of health insurance policyholders and health care users: evidence from Malaysia

    No:46
    Pages:327-332
    Keywords: Profile; Health Insurance; Adverse Selection; Underwriting; Risk Classification
    Author(s): Arpah Abu-Bakar* , Shamzaeffa Samsudin , Mohd Taipor Suhadah
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.46 
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  •  Impact of Subsidies on the Economic and Environmental Conditions of Small Scale Fisheries in Malaysia

    No:47
    Pages:333-339
    Keywords: Fisheries subsidy; artisanal fisheries; income; fishing effort; livelihoods
    Author(s): Gazi Md Nurul Islam* , Jamal Ali , Saifoul Zamhuri , K. Kuperan Viswanathan , Hussin Abdullah
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.47 
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  • Assessing Communication Competence of Flood Relief Workers in Malaysia

    No:48
    Pages:340-348
    Keywords: Communication competence; Disaster management; Flood management; Communication studies; Flood victim
    Author(s): Che Su Mustaffa* , Nur Haffiza Rahaman
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.48 
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  • The Effects of GST (Goods and Services Tax) on Construction Capital Costs and Housing Property Prices

    No:49
    Pages:349-354
    Keywords: Capital; Construction Costs; GST; Housing Property; Price
    Author(s): Rozlin Zainal* , Teoh Chai Teng , Yeo See Pin
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.49 
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  • Examining Weaknesses in the Governance of Premarital Course for Muslims in Malaysia

    No:50
    Pages:355-361
    Keywords: Weaknesses; governance; premarital course; Muslims; Malaysia
    Author(s): Rafeah Saidon* , Amal Hayati Ishak , Baterah Alias , Fadhilah Adibah Ismail , Suliah Mohd. Aris
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.50 
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  • The Effect Of Health Insurance On Health Care Utilization: Evidence From Malaysia

    No:51
    Pages:362-368
    Keywords: Health Insurance; Utilization; Moral Hazard; Poisson Model; Malaysia
    Author(s): Arpah Abu-Bakar* , Shamzaeffa Samsudin , Angappan Regupathi , Syed Mohamed Aljunid
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.51 
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  • Mantra, Mufti and Healing In Perlis: An Analysis of Guideline for Incantations

    No:52
    Pages:369-375
    Keywords: Mantra; Healing; Perlis
    Author(s): Hazman Hassan* , Nurul Farhana Low Abdullah , A.S Hardy Shafii , Solehah Ishak , Mohamed Ghouse Nasaruddin , Mumtaz Begum P.V Aboo Backer , Mohd Kipli Abdul Rahman
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.52 
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  • The Impact of Attitude and Perceived Service Quality on Zakah Compliance Behavior: The Mediating Effect of Trust

    No:53
    Pages:376-381
    Keywords: Zakah compliance behaviour; attitude; perceived service quality; trust
    Author(s): Azura Mohd. Noor* , Ram Al Jaffri Saad
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.53 
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  •  Bravery from the Perspective of a Mandailing Scholar: An Analysis of Perisai Bagi Sekalian Mukallaf

    No:54
    Pages:382-390
    Keywords: Al-Mandili; Mandailing; Bravery; Perisai; Salaf
    Author(s): Hazman bin Hassan* , Muhammad Ihsan bin Idris
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.54 
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  • When Mortal Become Saints: Awliya’ Allah According To Syeikh Abd. Al-Qadir Al-Mandili

    No:55
    Pages:391-398
    Keywords: Awliya'; Saints; Al-Mandili; Mandailing; books
    Author(s): Hazman bin Hassan* , Muhammad Ihsan bin Idris
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.55 
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  • A Corpus-Based Analysis Of Lexical Verbs In MUET Argumentative Essays Of Pre-University Students In Malaysia

    No:56
    Pages:399-404
    Keywords: Corpus-Based Analysis; Lexical Verbs; Malaysian University English Test (MUET); Argumentative Essay; POS Tagging
    Author(s): Anita Kanestion* , Manvender Kaur Sarjit Singh , Sarimah Shamsudin , Hishamuddin Isam , Naginder Kaur , Gurmit Singh Pertap Singh
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.56 
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  • The Structural Linguistics Patterns of the Written Component of Malaysian University English Test (MUET)

    No:57
    Pages:405-412
    Keywords: Malaysian University English Test (MUET); Computer-Assisted Corpus Analysis (CACA); structural linguistics analysis; corpus analysis; part-of-speech (POS)
    Author(s): Manvender Kaur Sarjit Singh* , Sarimah Shamsudin , Hishamuddin Isam , Naginder Kaur , Gurmit Singh Pertap Singh , Anita Kanestion
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.57 
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  •  Factor Analysis of Islamic Financial Literacy and Its Determinants: A Pilot Study

    No:58
    Pages:413-418
    Keywords: Islamic financial literacy; religiosity; factor analysis
    Author(s): Siti Hafizah Abd. Rahim* , Rosemaliza Ab. Rashid , Abu Bakar Hamed
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.58 
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  • The Innovation-Performance Linkage: Empirical Evidence ofMalaysian Manufacturing SMEs

    No:59
    Pages:419-424
    Keywords: Organizational Innovation; Organizational Performance; Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs); Manaufacturing Sector; Malaysia
    Author(s): Nazlina Zakaria* , Nor Azimah Chew Abdullah , Rushami Zien Yusoff
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.59 
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  • Challenges of Management Practices in Institutional Mutawalli to Achieve Utilisation of Waqf Property: An Exploratory Study

    No:60
    Pages:425-430
    Keywords: Waqf property; utilization; institutional mutawalli; waqf management; qualitative approach
    Author(s): Hasyeilla Abd Mutalib* , Selamah Maamor
    doi:10.15405/epsbs.2016.08.60 
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