The Role of Religiosity and Spirituality on Impulsive Buying


  • Wiwik Maryati Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Business and Language, Universitas Pesantren Tinggi Darul Ulum
  • Sri Hartini Department of Management, Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Airlangga
  • Gancar Candra Premananto Department of Management, Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Airlangga



Religiosity, Spirituality, Impulsive buying


This article aims to analyze religiosity and spirituality's roles to prevent the impulsivity of buying. Impulse buying is an irrational, unplanned, spontaneous buying behavior aimed to seek pleasure and emotional fulfillment. The research method is a literature study of journals related to religiosity and spirituality in customer decision making. The study results concluded that several factors cause impulsive buying, such as less self-control, hedonic lifestyle, and materialism. Furthermore, there are significant roles of religiosity and spirituality in encouraging robust self-regulation to prevent impulse buying. The higher a person's religiosity and spirituality, the better they build powerful self-control for impulse buying. This research is expected to contribute research in consumer behavior with an approach of religiosity and spirituality.


Author Biographies

Wiwik Maryati, Department of Business Administration, Faculty of Business and Language, Universitas Pesantren Tinggi Darul Ulum

Lecturer of Administration Business Study program

Sri Hartini, Department of Management, Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Airlangga

Management Program Study, Faculty of Econemic and Business

Gancar Candra Premananto, Department of Management, Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Airlangga

Management Program Study, Faculty of Econemic and Business


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Maryati, W., Hartini, S., & Premananto, G. C. (2020). The Role of Religiosity and Spirituality on Impulsive Buying. Al-Uqud : Journal of Islamic Economics, 5(1), 119–150.



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