Theory of Planned Behavior: New Research

Afzaal H. Seyal and Mohd Noah Abd Rahman (Editors)
Program in Information Systems, School of Computing and Informatics, Universiti Teknologi Brunei, Brunei

Series: Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions
BISAC: PSY045010

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The Theory of Planned Behavior: New Research is an edited and scholarly work of nineteen researchers from seven countries of the world, originating from Southeast Asian countries to Pakistan, Australia and Italy. The work is compiled into nine chapters that illustrate the 2016 trends in using TPB.

This edited version is a practical guide both for young researchers and experienced professionals, and is compiled in a simple journal style of research papers, which will be very useful for the young researchers who find difficulty in organizing, analyzing and discussing their results in the early stages of their careers.
Readers can read it chapter by chapter, by tips and tricks and bit by bit when they are engaged in the process of writing a research paper; all chapters require a lot of references and literary hunting. Whichever application they take, they will feel energized with a wealth of knowledge and will further experience a new wave of self-confidence among themselves by finding a book like this.
Just stop and think as to how truly Warren Buffett spoke when he first said: “It is better to hang out with people better than you. Pick out associates whose behavior is better than yours and you will drift in that direction”. (Imprint: Nova)

Preface

Acknowledgement

Chapter 1. Examining M-Learning in Higher Education: An Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior
Afzaal H. Seyal, Mohd Noah. Abd Rahman, Mey Yeo Sy and Nor Zainah Hj Siau (School of Computing & Informatics, Universiti Teknologi Brunei, Brunei Darussalam)

Chapter 2. Evaluating Narcissism, Intention and Selfie Posting Behavior among Housewives in Australia: An Extended TPB
Taha Zaib (Freelance Researcher, Reporter and HR Consultant, Perth Western Australia, Australia)

Chapter 3. An Assessment of Potential Youth Entrepreneurial Intentions in Brunei Darussalam
Sumedha Rathmali W A, PhD Candidate (Department of Marketing and Management, Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences, Charles Sturt University Australia, Australia)

Chapter 4. The Theory of Planned Behavior: Two Applications to Inclusive Education
Zi Yan and Kuen-Fung Sin (Department of Curriculum and Instruction, The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, and others)

Chapter 5. Predicting Pre-Service Teachers’ Intentions and Usage of Educational Technology: Evidence from Pakistan
Rafaqat Ali Akbar and Afzaal H. Seyal (Institute of Education & Research, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, and others)

Chapter 6. Smoking Behavior and Its Possible Cessation among Young Smokers in Thailand: Evaluation of and Comparison between the Protection Motivation Theory and the Theory of Planned Behavior
Robert Tack Kwei Ho and Hathairat Sae-Jong (Graduate Schools of Education and Psychology, Assumption University of Thailand, Thailand)

Chapter 7. The Role of Attitude, Subjective Norms, and Perceived Behavioural Control in Promoting the Intention to Achieve Success among Engineering Students
Aini Nazura Paimin and Maizam Alias (Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia, Malaysia)

Chapter 8. Exploring Whatsapp Adoption among Students Using the Theory of Planned Behavior
Mohd Noah Abd Rahman, Afzaal H. Seyal and Sharul Tajuddin (School of Computing & Informatics, Universiti Teknologi Brunei, Brunei Darussalam)

Chapter 9. Explaining the Intention to Consume an Insect-Based Product: A Cross-Cultural Comparison
Davide Menozzi, Giovanni Sogari, Mario Veneziani, and Erica Simoni, and Cristina Mora (Department of Food and Drug, University of Parma, Parma, Italy, and others)

Epilogue

About the Authors

Index

“Planned Behavior has been a very important social issue from time immemorial. Planned Behavior is the foundation of any social order and social harmony. The presented book Theory of Planned Behavior by Dr. Afzaal H. Seyal et al constitutes a most valuable manual for social behavior professionals - researchers, educators and practitioners alike. The book is practically an encyclopedia for the field of social planned behavior, and ideally serves as a textbook for university courses.” - Dr. George Kostopoulos, Professor, University College, University of Maryland, USA

"This book is a contribution in the field of educational research regarding theory of planned behavior (TPB), popular since couple of decades. The book contains nine chapters covering the various aspects of human behaviors in the age of modern technologies. The topics discussed in the book are matter of interest for the readers. It is a contribution to explore the empirical evidences from the different contexts of Asia and Pacific. The book as a whole is a good contribution in the field of Knowledge and will provide basis for further research on the use of TPB." - Professor Dr. Ijaz Ahmad, Department of Education, University of Baluchistan, Quetta, Pakistan

"This book, Theory of Planned Behavior: New Research, incorporates both human and social variables. It can help managers and decision makers, as well as academics to assess the success of the introduction of technology to the organization, and motivate users to accept the systems." - Mahesh (Michael) S. Raisinghani, Ph.D, MBA, MS, PMP, CEC, CISM, PLD, Professor, Executive MBA Program, TWU School of Management

"A must have for aspiring researchers and students." - Dato Professor Dr. Khairuddin Ab Hamid, Vice Chancellor, University of Malaysia

Audience: Academics and young researchers in their early to mid-research career especially in behavioral aspect of technology or/and innovation

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