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Publication date: 1 June 2010

Hamza Khraim

In a constantly changing and increasingly globalized world, the construct of culture and subculture have become increasingly central to the consumer behavior literature…

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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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Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences, vol. 26 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 1026-4116

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Article
Publication date: 2 March 2015

Abdel Monim Shaltoni, Hamza Khraim, Abdullah Abuhamad and Mohammad Amer

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the factors affecting students’ satisfaction with university portals in developing countries. The factors examined are…

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Purpose

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the factors affecting students’ satisfaction with university portals in developing countries. The factors examined are educational services availability, user ability, system quality and information quality.

Design/methodology/approach

A self completion questionnaire was developed and distributed to a sample of 550 students in several universities. Correlation and regression analysis were used to identify relationships and explore which of the factors had the strongest explanatory power.

Findings

The results showed that educational services availability, system quality and information quality influence students’ satisfaction, with service availability being the major determinant. The cultural perspective was employed to explain these results.

Originality/value

Understanding what students expect from a university portal should increase their satisfaction and consequently have a positive impact on universities’ performance. The results of this study also contribute to the current literature, which is very limited in developing countries. The paper concludes by discussing implications for both research and practitioners.

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The International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, vol. 32 no. 2
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 2056-4880

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