Measuring Religiosity in Consumer Research From an Islamic Perspective

Hamza Khraim (Marketing Department, Faculty of Business Middle East University for Graduate Studies Jordan)

Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences

ISSN: 1026-4116

Publication date: 1 June 2010

Abstract

In a constantly changing and increasingly globalized world, the construct of culture and subculture have become increasingly central to the consumer behavior literature. Religion still plays a significant role in influencing social and consumer behavior. This paper will shed some light on measuring religiosity from Islamic perspective. All possible alternatives within different dimensions were assessed to find out the most suitable combination of dimensions that gives the best results in measuring Islamic religiosity. Seven Factors were extracted by factor analysis form four dimensions. The findings of the study indicated that the combination of three dimensions namely, current Islamic issues, religious education, and sensitive products, produced the best results among other dimensions.

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Citation

Khraim, H. (2010), "Measuring Religiosity in Consumer Research From an Islamic Perspective", Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences, Vol. 26 No. 1, pp. 52-78. https://doi.org/10.1108/10264116201000003

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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