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The moderating effect of subjective norms on the relationship between peer influence and intention to pay zakat


Muhammad, Sani Adamu and Saad, Ram Al Jaffri (2016) The moderating effect of subjective norms on the relationship between peer influence and intention to pay zakat. IOSR Journal of Business and Management (IOSR-JBM), 18 (2). pp. 74-76. ISSN 2319-7668

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Abstract

Zakat is among the pillars of Islam which aims at poverty reduction among Muslim Ummah.Zakat is vital for improvement of Asnaf purchasing power. However, the payment of zakat in Kano Nigeria is still low.Despite numerous factors that influence intention to pay zakat recommended in the literature, research model that address this issue is still not enough to solve the problem of low level of zakat payment in developing nations.The core objective of this paper is to suggest a research model for examining the moderating effect of subjective norm on the relationship between peer influence and intention to pay zakat among businessmen in Kano Nigeria.The paper suggests a model which if authenticated empirically will be used by Kano state Zakat and Hubsi commission for policy decision making. Additionally, the paper presents a new variable in zakat environment.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Peer influence, Intention to Pay Zakat, subjective norm, Zakat and Hubsi commission Kano.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy (TISSA)
Depositing User: Dr. Ram Al Jaffri Saad
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2016 02:39
Last Modified: 16 Jun 2016 02:39
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/18143

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