Asian Social Science

Articles from Vol. 11, No. 21, September

Analysis of Students' Errors in Solving Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) Problems for the Topic of Fraction
AbstractProblem-solving is an activity that can generate Higher Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) among students. However, only some of the students are capable of solving problems and some are having difficulties. The difficulties have caused students to...
An Empirical Investigation of the Relationship between Economic Growth, Urbanization, Energy Consumption, and CO2 Emission in GCC Countries: A Panel Data Analysis
AbstractThe faster growing energy consumption and urbanization are supporting economic growth but are contributing in the environmental degradation. The existing empirical literature has been remained silent on this serious issue in case of GCC countries....
An Overview of Foodpreneur Awareness among Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME) of Halal Certification
AbstractThe objective of this study is to measure the awareness of Halal Certification among the Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) especially those who are involved in the food industry. The study reveals that the awareness toward Halal Certification...
Certain Issues of Human Rights' International Legal Regulation and Ways of Their Solution
AbstractNowadays, the universal nature of main international treaties on human rights is being called into question by certain countries with increasing frequency. At present time, representatives of some Asian, African and Near Eastern countries state...
Comparative Performance Analysis between Conventional and Islamic Banks in Bangladesh- an Application of Binary Logistic Regression
AbstractThe study aims to answer the research question of what type of banks between Islamic and Conventional banks are doing well on bank level performance in Bangladesh? In order to answer the research question the study uses binary logistic regression....
Delayed Goodwill Impairment Charges: An Examination of the Declined Market Capitalization
AbstractThis study has two main objectives. First, it examines the extent to which the declined in the market capitalization below the book values of the net assets represents an appropriate proxy for an indication that goodwill may be impaired by listed...
Determinants That Influencing the Adoption of E-HRM: An Empirical Study on Bangladesh
AbstractNowadays, information systems (ISs) have tremendous impact on processes and practices of human resource management (HRM). Realizing the effectiveness and efficiency of ISs, now, human resource (HR) managers are reliant on electronic human resource...
Developing the Therapeutic Relationship Assessment Tool of Nursing Students in the Northeastern Region of Thailand
AbstractThe research aims at confirming factors, investigating sub-factors of the therapeutic relationships of nursing students, and developing the therapeutic relationship assessment tool. The samples were 400 nursing students in the Northeastern region...
Discourses of Non-Formal Pedagogy in Two Youth-Oriented Indonesian Environmental NGOs
AbstractThis article compares two youth-oriented ENGOs (Environmental Non-Government Organisations) in Indonesia. Comparative analysis focuses on how the two organisations provide discourses that configure differently the pedagogic space of experiential...
Ethical Sustainability in Scene Design of Iranian Children TV Shows
AbstractAs the most efficient cognition source of children, TV programs can play an important role in fostering the priorities of Ethical Sustainability. Lack of attention in the field of scene design is addressing the absence of ethical sustainability...
Factors Affecting the Choice of School and Students' Level of Interest towards the Maritime Program
AbstractSeveral factors may be considered in selecting school and degree program like quality education, the people from the environment, personal choice; and accessibility of the school from students' residences. This study utilized a descriptive type...
Financial Leading Indicators of Banking Distress: A Micro Prudential Approach - Evidence from Europe
AbstractSovereign and Subprime crises have corrosive effects on European banking system. In this study, we aim to explain and predict the state of distress for 618 European banks for a five year period (2007-2011). For this purpose, we applied early...
Forms and Mechanisms of Public-Private Partnerships in Innovative Modernization of the Western Europe Economies
AbstractThe main purpose of the article is to review the contemporary forms and mechanisms for financing of public-private partnership (PPP) in the context of a new innovation policy of the European countries. The authors reveal the essence and specific...
Influence of Local Leadership in Poverty Eradication among the Orang Asli Communities in the State of Terengganu, Malaysia
AbstractStatistics show until now more than 30% of Orang Asli in Malaysia is still living in poverty. The government plans to eradicate the poverty facing many challenges. One of the challenges is related to the local synchronic factors, which include...
Influence of Organizational Leadership on Knowledge Transfer in Construction
AbstractOrganizations are becoming more cognizant that transferring the supremacy of knowledge in business is precarious to attaining reasonable modifications. This research investigates the significant role of organizational leadership on knowledge...
Investment in Employees and Research and Development and the Signalling of Intellectual Capital by UK Listed Companies
AbstractThis paper examines the cross-sectional effect of investment in employees and investment in research and development on the extent of voluntary disclosure of intellectual capital of 443 FTSE All Share Index companies for the year 2003/2004. The...
Islamic Transcendental Wellbeing Model for Malaysian Muslim Women: Implication on Counseling
AbstractA great majority of the middle-aged women experience some degenerative physical symptoms, specifically pelvic prolapse which affected their quality of life. Accordingly, they may experience marital distress, divorces and depression. For younger...
Low Self-Control, Peer Delinquency and Aggression among Adolescents in Malaysia
AbstractThe purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between low self-control, peer delinquency and aggression among adolescents. This cross-sectional study was conducted in Selangor, Malaysia among 413 adolescents. The participants were...
Marital Decline in the Asian North of Russia and Generational Transition of Family Values
AbstractThe article discusses some questions of marital behavior of the population in the Asian North of the Russian Federation with the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) as an example. This region is scarcely populated, yet it is the largest in the country...
Measuring Market Structures in the Dairy Market in the Czech Republic
AbstractThe aim of the paper is to illustrate the existing measures of measuring market structures and demonstrate the use of these measures for the selected industry. For the analysis was taken the dairy market in the Czech Republic in the year 2012....
Migration as a Social Problem
AbstractThis article analyzes psychological problems of migrants and migration as a process. Using the method of the survey revealed some features of the attitude of Muscovites and residents of Moscow region towards migrants. The study which purpose...
Modern Tax System of the Republic of Kazakhstan
AbstractGlobalization of the world economy, which is the process of internationalization and integration of all aspects of economic life, is increasing interdependence and interrelation of the various spheres of the world economy.With globalization,...
On the Mistranslation of Cultural Words in the English Versions of Sun Tzu's Art of War
AbstractSun Tzu's Art of War is originally a book of military science, and its influence has transcended military field and found its way into politics, business, and diplomacy. This book has been translated into English by both Chinese and western scholars....
On the Teaching Management Mode of Sino-Foreign Educational Cooperation Program in Higher Vocational Colleges
AbstractIn order to further standardize the management of Sino-foreign cooperative education, to improve the co-education quality, a guiding principle has been established in the "Regulation of the People's Republic of China on Chinese-foreign Cooperative...
Social and Humanitarian Expert Assessment of Biomedical Innovations
AbstractUniversal development convergence, which is an intertwinement, interaction and interpenetration of different social spheres, leads to new synergistic effects and rapid transformations of scientific, technological and social development of the...
Student Reflection on the Development of Intercultural Competence through the Education Abroad Experience
AbstractThis study is devoted to the topic of intercultural competence. It aims to determine what intercultural competence students acquire through education abroad experience. Based on the results of our research we will introduce synthesized and identified...
Study of the Heritage of Korkyt in the Turkic World
AbstractThis article studies the outstanding historical personality of Korkyt, his heritage in music and literature. Researches related to Korkyt, conducted by Turkic scientists analyzed, including popular tales and myths, "Korkyt baba's book". There...
The Consequences of Ataturk's Secularization on Turkey
AbstractMustafa Kamal Ataturk was known as one of the important figures responsible in making new modern Turkey. Resulting from his modernization and secularization process, there were several consequences upon Turkish nations in particular that related...
The Description of Unfair Competition under the Current Legislation of the Russian Federation
AbstractThis scientific paper examines the concept of unfair competition existing in international and Russian law and legal literature. It identifies and explores distinctive characteristics comprising this legal phenomenon. The authors analyzes the...
The Effectiveness of Zakat in Reducing Poverty Incident: An Analysis in Kelantan, Malaysia
AbstractThis study attempts to examine the effectiveness of monthly zakat distribution as a mechanism to poverty reduction in the state of Kelantan. The target population of this study is the masakin (poor) and fuqara (hardcore poor) (Note 1) categories...
The Empirical Analysis of the System of Risk Management on Small and Medium-Size Enterprises
AbstractRisk management is an important element among the activities of small and medium-sized enterprises. It is necessary for SMEs to be able to effectively manage risks to survive in highly competitive conditions. Although there are positive dynamics...
The Impact of Organizational Justice on Turnover Intention of Bankers of KPK, Pakistan: The Mediator Role of Organizational Commitment
AbstractThe main purpose of this research was to investigate the mediating effect of organizational commitment between organizational justice and turnover Intention of bankers, Pakistan. Data were collected through organizational commitment questionnaire,...
The Impact of Service Quality and Cultural Beliefs on Intention to Use Financial Services: The Moderating Role of Trust
AbstractIn the context of developed countries and in several Middle Eastern countries, the problem of motivating consumers to make use of banking services has been resolved. However, in Yemen, majority of the citizens are non-bank users. This fact leads...
The Influence of Job Satisfaction, Job Motivation & Perceived Organizational Support towards Organizational Citizenship Behavior (OCB): A Perspective of American-Based Organization in Kulim, Malaysia
AbstractIn today's competitive world, every individual is striving to be ahead of others and create a better future for themselves. This research is designed to focus on manufacturing based industry in Kulim, Malaysia. The aim of present study is to...
The Relationship of Organizational Commitment and Political Behavior Tendency among the Employees of Tehran University of Medical Sciences
AbstractEmphasis on organizational commitment of employees and its relation with organizational commitment which due to decease organizational performance, efficiency, and productivity is a huge influx of researchers. This study aimed to determine and...
The Role of Microfinance in Poverty Alleviation: Empirical Evidence from South-West Nigeria
AbstractMicrofinance programme has been generally regarded as a development strategy that can enhance the economic performance of the poor. The government of Nigeria has made concerted efforts to alleviate poverty in the country. One of such efforts...
The Structure and Main Issues of "Al-Tasdid" of Husam Al-Din Al-Syghnaqi
AbstractThe study of the theological maturidia in the Central Asia was developed by the majority of outstanding scientists in the Turkic area and was known from generation to generation with manuscripts. One of these famous scientists was Abu al-Mu'in...
The Tradition for Spiritual Learning (Tariqat) through a Sequence of Holy Phrases (Tijaniyah): The Case of Darussalam Boarding School
AbstractIndonesia has several courses for tasawwuf. These courses focus on the teaching of the inwardness of Islam. Each course has its own specifications. Against this background, the present study describes some of the tasawwuf courses in Indonesia...
TQM and Performance Linkage in the Microfinance Institutions: The Mediating Role of IT Capability
AbstractThe link between Total Quality Management (TQM) and organizational performance measures has become of great interest to both researchers and practitioners alike during the last decade. However, a thorough literature review has revealed such relationship...
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