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Managers’ perceptions of human capital: Important attributes in the Malaysian market


Daud, Salina and Sapuan, Noraina Mazuin and Abidin, Nurazariah and Rajadura, Jegatheesan (2010) Managers’ perceptions of human capital: Important attributes in the Malaysian market. In: Knowledge Management International Conference 2010 (KMICe2010), 25-27 May 2010, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.

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Abstract

A knowledge based economy can be achieved through the development of human capital. Higher Education Institutions, as the main providers of human capital, play a crucial role in producing graduates that meet industry needs.This study investigates the potential gap between important dimensions of graduates’ attributes of a Higher Education Institution and the actual performance of these graduates during their employment. The attributes and the performance of these graduates are considered in four broad areas, namely knowledge, skills, abilities and personality.The results of this study will assist the Higher Education Institution in identifying the most important dimensions in the curriculum taught to the students in relation to knowledge, skills, abilities and personality, relevant to the Malaysian market.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN 978-983-2078-40-1 Organized by: UUM College of Art & Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human capital, importance-performance analysis, attributes, higher education institutions.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 22 May 2014 06:19
Last Modified: 22 May 2014 06:19
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/11104

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