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Challenges of Human Capital Development in Islamic Administration Institutes in Malaysia (IAM)







Human capital development is crucial in ensuring organizational excellence. Excellent organizations usually focus on the quality of their human capital. Excellent human capital management can be developed by learning, training, work experiences, human resource management and quality of service offered. Today, to ensure success of human capital, there are many challenges faced by an organization. The aim of this study is to explore human capital development in Islamic Administration Institutes in Malaysia (IAM). This study is important to identify challenges involved in human capital development program in IAM. The Malaysian Government is implementing public administration reformation agenda in the IAM which is an essential component of public administration involved in the renewal process. One of the reformations that can be made possible is by executing an effective human capital program. This paper is a qualitative study in which content analysis is used to analyze the content of previous literature, documents and reports related to topics being studied. The results show that human capital development in the IAM is actively implemented. IAM also faced a number of challenges in implementing the human capital development program. Preliminary findings from Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM) case studies found a number of challenges in developing the human capital. Some of the factors are financial, individual attitudes, lack of support on new ideas and environmental.

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  • Sa'Adi Awang & Siti Arni Basir, 2016. "Challenges of Human Capital Development in Islamic Administration Institutes in Malaysia (IAM)," Proceedings of International Academic Conferences 3605499, International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences.
  • Handle: RePEc:sek:iacpro:3605499

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    1. Sylvain Weber, 2014. "Human capital depreciation and education level," International Journal of Manpower, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 35(5), pages 613-642, July.
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    Human capital development; status; challenges; Islamic Administration Institutes; transformation.;

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