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Investigating the influence of job rotation on career development among production workers in Japanese companies


Mohd Zin, Md Lazim and Mohd Shamsudin, Faridahwati and Subramaniam, Chandrakantan (2013) Investigating the influence of job rotation on career development among production workers in Japanese companies. The International Journal of Business and Society (IJBS), 14 (1). pp. 135-148. ISSN 1511 6670

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Abstract

The current study aims to investigate the influence of job rotation on career development. Toward this objectives, a survey was carried out amongst 209 production workers in Japanese manufacturing companies in Malaysia.Factor analysis resulted in four distinct dimensions of job rotation namely interest, business knowledge, technical knowledge and administrative knowledge, while career development resulted as unidimension. Multiple regression results indicated that all dimensions of job rotation except business knowledge influence career development. Implications of the findings, potential limitations of the study, and directions for future research are discussed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: career development, job rotation, knowledge and skills, Japanese management style, production workers
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Dr. Faridahwati Mohd Shamsudin
Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2014 07:16
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2016 00:46
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/10125

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