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E-Filing System Practiced by Inland Revenue Board (IRB): Perception towards Malaysian Taxpayers
Zaherawati Zakaria,Zaliha Hj Hussin,Zuriawati Zakaria,Nazni Bin Noordin
Cross-Cultural Communication , 2009, DOI: 10.3968/769
Abstract: This research is about the Perception of Tax Payers toward E-Filing System introduced by Inland Revenue Board in Malaysia. The objective of the study is to determine factors that will lead the taxpayer’s perception toward internet for tax filing system. The factors that lead the tax payers to use internet for tax filing are being identified by four independent variables which are perceive usefulness, perceive risk, perceive ease of use and facilitating conditions. This study was conducted in Sungai Petani, Kedah area. Data were collected from 97 respondents as a sample of this research in Sungai Petani, Kedah. This research used quantitative research method, obtaining data through questionnaires and information from secondary data. The sample was randomly selected from population by using convenience random sampling technique. The data collected were analyzed by using frequency, descriptive statistic, independent sample test and ANOVA. Findings indicated that major factors that lead to the perception of the tax payers toward e-filing system is perceive usefulness of the tax filing system itself. For the future research, this study suggested boosting the positive perception toward e-filing system of the tax payer to give the tax payers more exposure on how to use the e-filing system. Keywords: E-Filing; Inland Revenue Board; Perception; Tax and Taxpayers Résumé: Cette recherche est sur la perception des contribuables à l’égard du système de dép t électronique mis en place par Inland Revenue Board en Malaisie. L'objectif de cette étude est de déterminer les facteurs qui mèneront la les contribuables à utiliser le système de déclaration de revenus sur Internet. Les facteurs qui mènent les contribuables à utiliser Internet pour les déclarations fiscales sont en cours d'identification par quatre indépendantes variables qui sont la perception de l'utilité, la perception des risques, la simplicité de l’utilisation et la facilitation des conditions. Cette étude a été menée à Sungai Petani, de la région de Kedah. On a utilisé des données recueillies auprès de 97 sondés à Sungai Petani, dans la région de Kedah comme un échantillon de cette recherche, qui a utilisé la méthode de recherche quantitative, en obtenant des données par des questionnaires et des informations provenant des données secondaires. L'échantillon a été tiré au sort de la population en utilisant la technique pratique d'échantillonnage aléatoire. Les données recueillies ont été analysées en utilisant la fréquence, les statistiques descriptives, le teste d'échantillon indépendant et ANOVA. Les conc
The Importance of Practical Training for Diploma Students: A Study in UiTM Kedah, Malaysia
Zaherawati Zakaria,Zaliha Hj Hussin,Nazni Noordin,Daing Maruak Sadek
Studies in Sociology of Science , 2010,
Abstract: Nowadays the world is rapidly changes especially in working life, society and information technology. Process of learning will be more effective when the students are being exposed to the real working condition by practically applying their knowledge and also the skills that they had learned. The scope of this research is just focus on the importance of practical training for diploma students in UiTM Kedah. The sample size is 25% from the population which is 180 respondents that been choosing from the final year students which are the part 5 and part 6 of diploma students in all programs. There are several main objectives of this research and tries to identify whether gaining experience, enhancing skill and proficiency, producing highly demand in job market and balance between theory and application has significant with students taken practical training. As a result of findings, this study found that all the variables has significant with the importance of the practical training. They realizes that the practical training is the best medium to gain experience and think it is importance to see how work in real situation as well as a possible medium to enhance skills and proficiency. In order to make students realize the important of practical training, The awareness of the respondents towards the organizations demand for experienced, educates, skilful and quality graduates has made them believe the importance of the practical training. Lastly, the respondents also think that the practical training is very importance whereby their theory education should be strengthening by the application of the practical training and it gives big opportunity for the future career. Service quality has emerged as a key strategic issue in management. The service quality assessment tool SERVQUAL was introduced by Parasuraman (1988) that cover tangibles, reliability, responsiveness, and assurance and empathy dimensions of service quality. The objective of this study is to investigate which service quality dimensions that mostly influenced the service quality in public library in Sungai Petani.. The study was conducted among library users and the information was gathered via questionnaires which consisted of structured questions. In this study, simple random sampling was used where only 132 respondents were selected. The discussion methods are using the Descriptive Statistic and Multiple Regressions used to analyze the result of this study. The findings indicated that all three hypotheses which are tangible dimension, reliability dimension and responsiveness dimension was acce
Accidents at the Construction site in Northern Area: Malaysian Experienced
Zaherawati Zakaria,Zaliha Hj Hussin,Nazni Noordin,Zuriawati Zakaria
Management Science and Engineering , 2010,
Abstract: Recent statistic indicates that there is increasing number of accidents at the construction site which leads researcher to choose the construction site located at Kuala Sungai, Alor Star, Kedah Malaysia as place to do a study in 2006 until 2007. Due to many accidents occurs in constructions site, this study will help government to have a proper standard in supervision at the constructions site and to identify whether employers and employees comply or not with Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA) made by the government. This study tries to identify whether the attitudes, training, skill and protection tools of the worker contributes to the accident happen at the contraction sites. In order to find out the reason of accident at the construction site, the researcher uses the SPSS by using the two tests on every variable which are T-test and ANOVA. As a result, all of the variables show the significant result which contributes to the reason of accidents happened at the construction site. These findings can be as a references and guidelines to workers and employers in order to prevent the accidents at the workplace, especially at the construction sites. As recommendation, all parties have to concern about what the best measurements should be practiced to prevent accidents happen again as well as to increase the level of safety and security at the workplace. In future research, government and third parties such as NGO and society should be part of awareness campaign or programme to avoid of accidents at the workplace. By this ways, it hopes can lead to a more conducive working environment. Keywords: Accident; Construction; Site; OSHA; Employee; Employer; Safety; Health.
A Proposed Model in Fundamental of Decision Making Process at Local Government Level
Kamarudin Ngah,Zaherawati Zakaria,Zaliha Hj Hussin,Nazni Noordin
Asian Social Science , 2012, DOI: 10.5539/ass.v8n8p96
Abstract: Currently we are witnessing significant changes in the nature of policy making and management in local government. Essentially, these changes represent a move away from the relatively passive approach towards a more purposeful approach in which local authorities attempt to learn about the nature and causes of local problems and to respond accordingly. Therefore, what is required is a theoretical framework that could explain and relates the concept of planning to the concept of power, and seeks an explanation of decision-making process. The organizational changes and complex interaction in local government that involve politicians, planners, officers and decision-making bring about the important of current practices and evaluating future changes. Thus, this article tries to propose a model of decision making-process for greater performance in local government. In the findings, there are a few factors influencing councilors in running their functions. It shows that councillor as representatives at local government level will be a good policy maker in handling local manners by adopting this proposed model. In future research, to be a greater practice of rational decision making, perhaps the stakeholders such as households, business communities, community leaders and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) will be collaborated effectively with councillor in decision making-process relates to local affairs.
The Influence of Employee Benefits Towards Organizational Commitment
SoonYew Ju,LaiKuan Kong,Zaliha Hj Hussin,Kamaruzaman Jusoff
Asian Social Science , 2009, DOI: 10.5539/ass.v4n8p147
Abstract: Employee benefits which included mandatory benefits and fringe benefits are becoming essential portion of the compensation packages that are offered by organizations to their employees. The purpose of this study was to reveal whether employee benefits offered by the organization are important as antecedents to organizational commitment for employees in food-manufacturing industry in the state of Kedah, Malaysia. A total of 161 employees responded to the survey. The results of the study suggested that mandatory benefits and fringe benefits were positively influenced organizational commitment. The results further denoted that fringe benefits fully mediated mandatory benefits when predicting organizational commitment. The implications of the findings were discussed.
Perception of Students Teaching Quality Determinants and Effectiveness
Zaliha Hj Hussin,Kamaruzaman Jusoff,Maznah Wan Omar
Asian Social Science , 2009, DOI: 10.5539/ass.v4n12p113
Abstract: The purpose of this study is to examine the perceptions among students from three public Universities, particularly students from Universiti Teknologi MARA, Universiti Sains Malaysia, and Universiti Utara Malaysia towards lecturers teaching Quality determinants. A field survey among students from different field of studies (Social Sciences and Pure Sciences) was conducted through a questionnaire. The data were factor-analyzed to determine the key dimensions of lecturers teaching quality. The resulting dimensions were applied in the subsequent discriminant and univariate analysis conducted to determine which factors discriminate between students on the basis of perceived students-lecturers interaction. The result shows that seventeen dimensions, namely: clarity, practicality, exercises, attention, enthusiasm, creativity, feedback, syllabus, motivation, extra reading, availability, technology, punctuality, current issue, approachable, language use, and communication discriminate between students in terms of lecturers teaching performance and students perceptions of teaching quality. Findings suggest that the lecturers can promote and enhance teaching effectiveness by applying clarity, practicality, exercises, attention, enthusiasm, creativity, feedback, syllabus, motivation, extra reading, availability, technology, punctuality, current issue, approachable, language use, and communication to students during lecturer-student interaction in the classroom. This study add value by unveiling the key antecedents and predictors of students perceptions thus confirm the plateau of confirmation and disconfirmation theory development.
Service Quality of Malaysian Public Transports: A Case Study in Malaysia
Zaherawati Zakaria,Zaliha Hj Hussin,Mohamed Fajil Abdul Batau,Zuriawati Zakaria
Cross-Cultural Communication , 2010, DOI: 10.3968/973
Abstract: This research is about the Service Quality dimension became the major determinant to influence the Service Quality of public transports in Lembah Bujang area, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia. This study has been done in Lembah Bujang area, Kedah. The objective of this research is to investigate the relationship between independent variables which is tangible, reliability and responsiveness dimension that influences the Service Quality of the public transports which is buses and taxis in Lembah Bujang area and which Service Quality dimension are mostly influences the Service Quality. The population of this research is about 300 populations in the Lembah Bujang housing area phase one area which is frequent public transports user. In this study, convenience sampling was used which is only 169 respondents were selected. The researcher use Descriptive Statistic, Pearson Correlation, Multiple Regressions and Cronbach’s Alpha in order to analyze the data gathered by using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 15.0. The result indicates there are positive correlations between Service Quality and tangible, reliability and responsiveness of Service Quality dimensions. The most Service Quality dimensions influence the Service Quality is tangible dimension which is focuses on Cleanliness/Comfortable of physical facilities. For the future research it can determine the others important factors that influences the service quality of the public transports also needs to focus on others service quality dimension which is empathy and assurance in SERVQUAL model of Service Quality. Key words: Service Quality; Tangible; Reliability; Responsiveness; Public TransportsRésumé: Cette recherche porte sur la dimension de la qualité des services, ce qui est devenu le facteur déterminant qui influe sur la qualité de service de transports publics dans la g région Lembah Bujan, Kedah Darul Aman, en Malaisie. Cette étude a été réalisée dans la région Lembah Bujang, Kedah.L'objectif de cette recherche est d'étudier la relation entre les variables indépendantes qui sont les dimension de la tangibilité, de la fiabilité et de la réactivité qui influencent la qualité de services de transports publics, c'est-à-dire les autobus et les taxis dans la région Lembah Bujang et la dimension de qualité de service qui influe le plus sur la qualité de service. Les sujets de cette recherche sont d'environ 300 personnes dans les quartiers d'habitation de Lembah Bujang, qui sont des utilisateurs fréquents de transports en commun. Dans cette étude, l'échantillon de convenance a été utilisé et s
Tourists’ Satisfaction on Kilim River Mangrove Forest Ecotourism Services
Mohammad Zaki Ayob,Fatimah Mohd Saman,Zaliha Hj Hussin,Kamaruzaman Jusoff
International Journal of Business and Management , 2009, DOI: 10.5539/ijbm.v4n7p76
Abstract: Ecotourism is a revenue generator for many countries, especially those endowed with natural attractions. In order to sustain industry growth, its players are looking for essential factors contributing towards tourists’ satisfaction. This paper presents findings of a micro study on Langkawi mangrove forest ecotourism site along the Kilim River estuary. Four theoretical models were constructed and analyzed using Structural Equations Modeling (SEM). The Baseline Comparisons, Parsimony Adjusted Measures, and the RMSEA were used to evaluate good model fit and Model 3 was found to fulfill that fit. The overall tourist satisfaction index was found to be 79.1 of a possible 100 points. Significant contributing factors towards tourists’ satisfaction consist of marketing practices (42.1 percent), business ethics (23.9 percent), environmental management (14.5 percent), and business management/operational systems (7.8 percent).
Decision Orientations towards Shopping and Buying among Young-Adult Malays in the Universities
Maznah Wan Omar,Mohd Noor Mohd Ali,Zaliha Hj Hussin,Hasni Abdul Rahim
International Journal of Business and Management , 2009, DOI: 10.5539/ijbm.v4n7p26
Abstract: The learning processes that every consumer goes through would be the determining factors to the decisions a consumer makes when one is purchasing a product or paying for a service. Consumer educators and those involved with consumer interest studies in general consider the above statement as extremely obvious even though one might assume that consumers’ learning and decision-making are a related phenomenon. In essence, such relationship has not been systematically explored in consumer research (Sproles & Sproles, 1990). As the number of product increases and the variety of goods available in the stores and shopping malls multiplies, this helps to broaden-up consumer choices. Similarly, with the availability of multi-component products and electronic purchasing capabilities not only it has broadened the sphere of consumer choice, it also adds complication in making a purchase decision. Based on the examination of the types of consumer decision-making styles in the literature, an instrument was developed to measure the “general orientations toward shopping and buying” and samples from undergraduate students from several universities in the northern region of West Malaysia were used.
Accidents in the Food-Manufacturing Small and Medium Sized Malaysian Industries
Zaliha Hj Hussin,Kamaruzaman Jusoff,Soon Yew Ju,Lai Kuan Kong
Asian Social Science , 2009, DOI: 10.5539/ass.v4n8p27
Abstract: This research tried to find out the types and causes of accidents that happen in food-manufacturing factories in small and medium-sized industries (SMIs) in Kedah and the actions taken by the employers following the occurrence of the accidents. Results showed that majority of the respondents had encountered slight injuries. The majority of the accidents were caused by human factors, and employers seldom took serious actions against those involved in workplace accidents. Small cut was identified as the commonest type of accident that occurred in the SMIs for the past two years. Findings also indicated that many of the employers were less interested in giving out incentives when their employees complied with all the safety rules and regulations while punishments were less serious for those who do not complied with safety rules and regulations.
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