The Perception of University Students on Intention to Use Malaysian Nasional Identity Card (My Kad) as A Multipurpose Card
Neeta Jayabalana1, Charles Ramendran SPR2, Vimala Kadiresan3, Ramesh Kumar Moona Haji Mohamed4, Kogilavani Apadore5, Thanaletchumi R. Letchumanan6
1Neeta Jayabalan, Faculty of Business, Accountancy and Management, SEGi University, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.
2Charles Ramendran SPR, Faculty of Business and Finance, University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kampar, Perak, Malaysia.
3Vimala Kadiresan, Faculty of Business Studies, Help University, Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Malaysia.
4Ramesh Kumar Moona Haji Mohamed, Faculty of Business and Finance, University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kampar, Perak, Malaysia.
5Kogilavani Apadore, Faculty of Business and Finance, University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kampar, Perak, Malaysia.
6Thanaletchumi R. Letchumanan, Faculty of Business and Finance, University Tunku Abdul Rahman, Kampar, Perak, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on 02 September 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 12 September 2019 | Manuscript Published on 23 September 2019 | PP: 996-1003 | Volume-8 Issue-5C, May 2019 | Retrieval Number: E11410585C19/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.E1141.0585C19
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Abstract: Majority of citizens still not aware of the functions of the identity card. Many Malaysian citizens reject to use this technology due to feel of discomfort and insecurity. Technology readiness index are one of the major factors that affect the intention to use identity card (IC) (My Kad). The key objective of our research is to identify the intention to use identity card as multiple user by University students. The respondents consist of 165 university students from the federal district of Kuala Lumpur. Data been collected using a set of questionnaires administered online using Google Forms software. The data was analysed by using SMART PLS- SEM 3.2.8. The results of the analysis show that students exhibit less attention to the use of MyKad as multi-purpose card technology. This is because MyKad is one of the personal identities and it is considered unsafe to use it as a multipurpose card. The implications of the study, drawbacks of the study as well as future research suggestions have been discussed in detailed
Keywords: Optimism, Innovativeness, Discomfort, Insecurity, Intention to use, Perceived ease of use.
Scope of the Article: Perception and Semantic Interpretation