Determinants of Qardhul Hassan financing acceptance among Malaysian Bank customers : An empirical analysis

Hanudin Amin, and Mohd Fahmi Ghazali, and Rostinah Supinah, (2010) Determinants of Qardhul Hassan financing acceptance among Malaysian Bank customers : An empirical analysis. International Journal Business and Society, 11 (1). pp. 1-16.

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The purpose of this study is to examine the factors that determine Qardhul Hassan financing acceptance among Malaysian bank customers. Explained in more detail, the main objectives of the study are twofold. First is to test the applicability of conventional theory, notably theory of reasoned action (TRA) to the Qardhul Hassan financing acceptance. Second is to examine the effect of pricing to Qardhul Hassan financing acceptance. TRA was employed in order to examine its applicability to the context of Qardhul Hassan financing. Besides the original constructs of the model, the pricing construct is added in order to justify further the determinants of the Qardhul Hassan financing. As such, this study used survey approach in order to investigate the objectives of the study. The study found that "attitude", "subjective norm" were important determinants to influence bank customers' perception of accepting Qardhul Hassan financing. These results, on the other hand, proved the suitability of the determinants to the context. of Qardhul Hassan financing. Besides "attitude" and "subjective norm" constructs, this study, on the other viewpoint, contributes to the existing body of knowledge by proving that the pricing factor was also an important as a key determinant of Qardhul Hassan financing acceptance. Although this study proved the importance of "attitude", "subjective norm" and "price of Qardhul Hassan financing" factors, there still exists an opportunity for the future. research relevant in this area in which it is due to limitations embedded in the current study. This study, however, is useful for Islamic banks in order to beautify Qardhul Hassan financing facility.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Banking, Islam, Qardhul Hassan, Survey, Bank Customers, Personal Finance, Bank Management
Subjects:?? HG1501-3550 ??
Divisions:SCHOOL > School of Business and Economics
ID Code:2841
Deposited By:IR Admin
Deposited On:19 May 2011 16:43
Last Modified:08 Sep 2014 11:38

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