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A community happiness index: the experience from Indian community group in Kluang, Johor, Malaysia

Kasim, Rozilah and Md Ariffin, Khadijah and Martin , David Juanil and Abdul Rahman, Ismail and Nagapan, Sasitharan and Muniandy, Segaran (2014) A community happiness index: the experience from Indian community group in Kluang, Johor, Malaysia. In: The International Conference on Emerging Trends in Scientific Research (ICETSR 2014), 15-16 March 2014, Pearl International Hotel.

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to identify real life issues underpinning the needs of the Indian community in Kluang. Further, understandings the real issues may lead to the establishment of the happiness component among Indian community in Kluang. A focus group discussion was conducted with relevant stakeholders involving selected Indian representatives in Kluang. The focus group data were analyzed using a qualitative analysis. The findings revealed that the critical issues ensuing among Indian community in Kluang are: Economy, Employment, Living Standard, Education and Health. This paper builds a new knowledge of the needs required by the community to sustain their wellbeing.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: community; happiness index; sustainable well being
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Real Estate Management
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 04 May 2014 05:02
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2015 06:57
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/5411
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