By Sue-Yee Tan, Wan-Ping Yew on March 20, 2015
2.0 Methodology   2.1 Study Design   This study employed the quantitative research method to obtain data regarding respondents’ perception of their bodies and also eating disorder tendency.   2.2 Instrumentation   A survey of three sets of questionnaires was admitted in t...
 
By Sue-Yee Tan, Wan-Ping Yew on January 27, 2015
1.9 Exerciser Correlated with Body Dissatisfaction and Eating Disorder   Previously, people exercised mainly to promote health benefits (Ogden, 2010). However, the intentions involved in exercising have been altered to fit different purposes that vary among people. It is not surprising that e...
 
By Sue-Yee Tan, Wan-Ping Yew on January 22, 2015
1.8 Eating Disorder   Many past studies have indicated that body dissatisfaction leads to eating disorders (Stice & Bearman, 2001; Klemchunk et. al., 1990; Keski-Rahkonen et. al., 2005). According to the American Psychiatric Association (2000), eating disorders are defined as severe distu...
 
By Sue-Yee Tan, Wan-Ping Yew on January 13, 2015
1.7 Body Dissatisfaction with Specify Areas   According to US-based survey in the ‘Psychology Today’ magazine, 56 percent of women were dissatisfied with their overall appearance, 71 percent were dissatisfied with their abdomen, 66 percent with their body weight, 60 percent with t...
 
By Sue-Yee Tan, Wan-Ping Yew on January 08, 2015
1.6 Literature Review   In recent years, topics related to body image have become the ‘hot’ issue discussed among people, particularly among female adolescences and young adults. Body image is defined as a “loose mental representation of body shape, size, and for which is in...
 
By Sue-Yee Tan, Wan-Ping Yew on December 22, 2014
1.5 Theoretical Framework The self-discrepancy theory of uses arose originally in 1987 and was developed by Tony Higgins. The theory is an attempt to identify different types of selves in relation to divergent beliefs that produced emotional vulnerabilities among people (Higgins. 1987). There are ...
 
By Nai-Chiek Aik, Kok-Eng Tan on October 14, 2014
2.0 Literature Review   Berger and Mester (1997) suggested the two most important economic efficiency concepts are cost and profit efficiency in their study of the efficiency and productivity change in the United States (US) commercial banking industry. They concluded that profit measures giv...
 
By Nai-Chiek Aik, Kok-Eng Tan on October 14, 2014
ABSTRACT   This study investigates the cost and profit efficiency of the full-fledged Islamic banks and Islamic windows operations of domestics and foreign banks in Malaysia over the period from 2002 to 2008, using the non-parametric frontier method, Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA). The findi...
 
By Oluwarotimi Kude, Derek Watson on October 14, 2014
8.0 Conclusion   As an overview of the experimental analysis discussed in the previous section, it can be concluded that CSR activities are present in banks around the world. Banks lack the effort to ensure that customers are aware of their implemented CSR criteria both externally and interna...