IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/
MyIDEAS: Login to save this article or follow this journal

Impact of Training under Human Resource Development Limited on Workers’ Mobility in Selected Malaysian Services Sector

  • Rahmah Ismail

    ()

    (Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia)

  • Zulridah Mohd Noor

    (Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia)

  • Abd Hair Awang

    (Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia)

Training is an important component of human resource development and is emphasized in the Malaysian economic development process. The Malaysian Government has established the Human Resource Development Fund (HRDF) managed by the Human Resource Development Limited (HRDL) to enhance and monitor the aspect of workers’ training. The HRDF has managed to increase the workers’ training activities; nevertheless, the issue raised here is to elucidate whether the training has adversely encouraged the workers’ mobility. This paper aims to analyze this issue based on 817 workers in a selected services sub-sector, namely, the information and communication technology (ICT) and the hotel sub-sector in the Klang Valley, Johor Bahru, and Penang, collected in the period of 2008/2009. The results show that the HRDL training has a positive and significant influence on workers’ mobility.

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.

File URL: http://www.ebesweb.org/Publications/Eurasian-Business-Review/Archive/Vol1-Nol1-Fall-2011/Vol1-No2-Article4.aspx
Download Restriction: no

Article provided by Eurasia Business and Economics Society in its journal Eurasian Business Review.

Volume (Year): 1 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (Fall)
Pages: 146-159

as
in new window

Handle: RePEc:ebz:ebrjrn:v:1:y:2011:i:2:p:146-159
Contact details of provider: Phone: 90 (212) 220 54 51
Fax: 90 (212) 220 54 52
Web page: http://www.ebesweb.org/
Email:


More information through EDIRC

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:ebz:ebrjrn:v:1:y:2011:i:2:p:146-159. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: ()

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.