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A qualitative study on the influence of Mahathir’s rhetorical communication in Malaysia’s GE 14 political campaign

Janice, De Cruz and Lee, Ei Kei and Loh, Kah Heng and Kwok, Wilbur Kenneth Zoen Ting and Wong, Kah Wai (2020) A qualitative study on the influence of Mahathir’s rhetorical communication in Malaysia’s GE 14 political campaign. Final Year Project, UTAR.

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    Abstract

    A transformational leader that have a strong rhetorical communication is able to influence the public for attitude and behavioural change. The purpose of this study is to explore how Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad’s rhetorical communication influence the voter’s decision making in Malaysia GE14 political campaign. Eight informants from different nature in experience of diverse cultures were selected to be our samples in conducting our research. This research will be able to contribute to the model of rhetorical communication for future leaders. Based on our data analysis and findings, two research objectives has been investigated: The characteristic of Mahathir’s rhetorical communication that influence voters’ decision making in Malaysia’s GE14 political campaign and Mahathir’s rhetorical communication influence on voters’ decision making in Malaysia’s GE14 political campaign. All results have been divided into four main themes which will be linked to the influence of Mahathir’s rhetorical communication in GE14. All data collected has stated to contribute to the body of knowledge for future use.

    Item Type: Final Year Project / Dissertation / Thesis (Final Year Project)
    Subjects: J Political Science > JC Political theory
    Divisions: Faculty of Arts and Social Science > Bachelor of Communication (Hons) Public Relations
    Depositing User: ML Main Library
    Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2021 03:12
    Last Modified: 06 Jan 2021 03:13
    URI: http://eprints.utar.edu.my/id/eprint/3807

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