IJSSH 2015 Vol.5(1): 6-9 ISSN: 2010-3646
DOI: 10.7763/IJSSH.2015.V5.412

The Impact of Personality on Generation Y Buying Behaviour: Perception of Females on Fashion

Chai-Lee Goi
Abstract—The main objective of this research is to study the impact of personality of consumers on consumer buying behaviour, especially Generation Y’s females’ buying behaviour on fashion. Five factors of personality of consumer have been applied in this study. All five factors are motivation, personal Value, personality, lifestyle and emotional. In terms of consumer buying behaviour, four factors have been applied in this study, which are psychology, socio anthropology, sociology and economic. This study shows that personality has a significant impact on their buying behaviour. Even, both factors show a significant positive correlation.

Index Terms—Consumer buying behaviour, generation Y’s females, personality of consumer.

Chai-Lee Goi is with the School of Business, Curtin University, CDT 250, 98009 Miri, Sarawak, Malaysia (e-mail: goi.chai.lee@curtin.edu.my).

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Cite: Chai-Lee Goi, " The Impact of Personality on Generation Y Buying Behaviour: Perception of Females on Fashion," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 5, no. 1, pp. 6-9, 2015.

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