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Instrument: Precarious working condition (IPWC) integrating mixed mode of research in instrument construction


Kumar M., Dileep and Ismail, Noor Azizi and Govindarajo, Normala S (2014) Instrument: Precarious working condition (IPWC) integrating mixed mode of research in instrument construction. Man In India, 94 (4). pp. 95-113. ISSN 0025-1569

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Abstract

Several instruments exist in the human resource and organizational behavior arena to measure concepts like the work culture, work climate, work values, workplace behavior etc.,that to provide insight into, employee’s perception towards the organizational environment.However,several such measurements do exist in management and allied social science disciplines that are insufficient in measuringthe concept ‘precarious working condition’.Even though, this concept is experienced by several, but less discussed, deliberated and acknowledged in, since the nature of precarity varied from organization to organization.In this context, a cross country study was conducted to identify the root cause of ‘precarious working condition’, with an objective of defining properly the concept, contextualizing the topic to oil palm plantations, further to develop an instrument to measure it.The study followed mixed methodology, integrating interpretivist and positivist approaches. Following the triangulation method, the study followed grounded theory, case studies and Delphi technique to identify and fix the variables in relation to precarious working condition and further to test, the validity and reliability, the study followed factor analysis.The outcome of the study is the develop

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Dileep Kumar M.
Date Deposited: 29 Dec 2014 08:46
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2016 01:43
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/12900

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