Why Do Educational People Commit Corruption in Communicating Their Personal Brands?
B. S. Wijaya, Muhammad Taufiq Amir, & Jurica Lucyanda
Amid the increasingly fierce competition, personal branding has become necessary for modern workers today, including professionals in education. This article explores why people in the educational milieu, especially higher education, commit corruption in communicating their brands. We conducted interviews and one-on-one discussions with ten people who work as instructors, researchers, and structural officials in educational institutions. We identified three main reasons motivating them to commit corruption in personal brand communication: financial reasons, managerial reasons, and communicative reasons. Financial reasons refer to economic goals in improving self and family well-being and meeting daily and long-term needs. On the other side, managerial motives refer to organizational performance goals that impact personal career advancement. Meanwhile, communicative intentions apply to imaging related to the need for identity and social recognition. This research can reference decision-makers to assess performance and determine what rewards or punishments are suitable for individuals in their organizations.
Cite this article: Wijaya, B. S., Amir, M. T., & Lucyanda, J. (2021). Why Do Educational People Commit Corruption in Communicating Their Personal Brands? Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research, 532, 85-90. https://dx.doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210227.014
IN-STORE BRAND COMMUNICATION: WHEN SHELF-SPACE AND DISPLAY SEDUCE CONSUMERS
B. S. Wijaya, Muchsin Saggaff Shihab, Sheila Ayu Wijaya, Dudi Rudianto, & Annie Sugandi
Purpose of the study: This study aims at analyzing the role of shelf-space and display in stimulating impulse buying. Further, this study also covers the comparison between all shelf positions (regular-shelf, Chiller, and wings-rack) to get insights deeper into which one is the most effective in stimulating impulse buying.
Methodology: By highlighting the case of a beverage brand in a hypermarket in Indonesia, the recent study uncovers the experiences and perceptions of 200 participants through an explanatory survey. The primary data collection has been done by distributing survey questionnaires to 200 target respondents located in Jakarta. The data collected have been analysed using SPSS software.
Main Findings: Both shelf-space and display factors are found to have a positive and significant effect on impulse buying, where the former is found dominant. Various constructs in shelf-space such as the spaciousness-of-shelf, highness-of-traffic, largeness-of-shelf, easiness in finding the shelf, and in-store display communications such as the attractiveness-of-color, cleanness-of-display, neatness-of-display arrangement, the blocking-space, and the attractiveness-of-product arrangement emerge validly. Of the three objects studied, the chiller had the highest effectiveness compared to the regular-shelf and wings-rack in arousing the impulsivity of consumer purchases. This fact shows that the appearance of cold drinks seems to have a significant effect on consumers in causing impulse buying, especially for consumers in tropical countries like Indonesia. The seller or brand owner should consider this finding.
Applications of this study: This study confirms the real, meaningful, and experiential visual power of in-store brand communications. So the brand can explore creatively and ergonomically as well as maximizing the potentials of visual communication, especially shelf-space and display in sales spaces as silent sellers.
Novelty/Originality of this study: Few studies still pay attention to the role of in-store brand communications in encouraging impulse buying, especially in an era where the virtual shopping world is increasingly distracting researchers and marketers from the spark of communication events in the actual shopping space. This article proves how the attractiveness of in-store brand communications through shelf-space and in-store displays has a significant impact on impulse buying.
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Cite this article: Wijaya, B. S., Shihab, M. S., Wijaya, S. A., Rudianto, D., & Sugandi, A. (2020). In-Store Brand Communication: When Shelf-Space and Display Seduce Consumers. Humanities and Social Science Reviews, 8(4), 984-998. https://doi.org/10.18510/hssr.2020.8495
Branderpreneurship: Kewirausahaan Berbasis Pengembangan Merek
B. S. Wijaya
Abstract—This article discusses a strategic concept for entrepreneurs so that their businesses can grow faster by synergizing the entrepreneurial spirit and the branding mindset. Indeed, many entrepreneurs still consider brand development or branding as a ‘luxurious strategy’ that is wasting money. However, by using the concepts and strategies that are smarter and focused, branding activities can be executed more effectively and efficiently to produce the optimum effect on business performance. Branderpreneurship concept refers to the stages as set out in the ‘circle of values development’: starting from Identifying values, Creating values, Delivering values, Communicating values, Maintaining values, Evaluating values to Updating values. Branderpreneurship concept is beneficial for novice entrepreneurs or SMEs that are developing their business so that the business brand more quickly recognized by the public, grows strategically, which would have an impact on increasing business profits. Branderpreneurship Framing Analysis (BFA)method can be used to asses the strategic performance of an entrepreneurial brand.
Keywords— branderpreneurship, values development, brand, hierarchy of branding, entrepreneurship, enterpreneur.
Abstrak—Artikel ini membahas sebuah konsep strategis bagi wirausahawan agar bisnis mereka dapat tumbuh lebih cepat, dengan menyinergikan semangat kewirausahaan dan pola pikir pemerekan atau branding. Masih banyak pengusaha menganggap pemerekan sebagai ‘strategi mewah’ yang membuang-buang uang. Padahal, dengan konsep dan strategi yang cerdas dan fokus, maka kegiatan pemerekan dapat dieksekusi lebih efektif dan efisien sehingga menghasilkan efek optimal bagi kinerja bisnis. Konsep Branderpreneurship mengacu pada tahapan yang ada dalam ‘the circle of values development‘: mulai dari Identifying values, Creating values, Delivering values, Communicating values, Maintaining values, Evaluating values hingga Updating values. Konsep Branderpreneurship sangat berguna bagi wirausaha atau UKM yang sedang mengembangkan bisnis mereka sehingga merek bisnis dapat tumbuh strategis, yang pada akhirnya berdampak pada peningkatan laba bisnis. Metode Branderpreneurship Framing Analysis (BFA) dapat digunakan untuk mengukur performa strategis sebuah merek wirausaha.
Kata kunci— branderpreneurship, pengembangan nilai, merek, hirarki pemerekan, kewirausahaan, wirausahawan.
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Wijaya, B. S. (2019). “Branderpreneurship: Kewirausahaan Berbasis Pengembangan Merek”. Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Industry, Vol. 2 No. 4, pp.205-212. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.36782/jemi.v2i4.1943
Dancing with the Impropriety of Media: How Indonesian Consumers Think and Behave towards the Unethical and Illogical Online News
by B. S. Wijaya
Abstract: The rise of online media makes us now everyday are bombarded by a number of online news content which are sometimes unethical and illogical. Without considering the adverse effects it causes, the media continue to treat news consumers with inappropriate content. News consumers as if hypnotized to ‘dance’ following the rhythm of that impropriety. How do news consumers, especially in Indonesia, think and behave towards the issue? This paper captures the voices of consumers and reviews their judgements regarding the ethical and logical discourse of the news provided by online media. Continue reading
by B. S. Wijaya
Abstract: This article examines the communication style of the former Governor of Jakarta and presidential candidate during the 2014 Indonesian election, Joko Widodo (known as Jokowi), both as a discourse and communication model that affects trustworthiness and meaningfulness of the audiences toward the conveyed messages.This communication model is called Komunikasi Berasa [‘sensed-communication’ or ‘experientially-meaningful communication’], which synergises the delivery and verification of a message through audiences’ experience towards the meaning of the Continue reading