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Pekerja asing di Malaysia pembentukan satu kerangka model anjakan pekerjaan migran


Abdullah, Norehan and Golam Hassan, Asan Ali and Abdullah, Hussin and Hussin, Fauzi and Abdul Jalil, Ahmad Zafarullah and Maamor, Selamah (2012) Pekerja asing di Malaysia pembentukan satu kerangka model anjakan pekerjaan migran. Project Report. Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The entry of foreign workers on a large scale to Malaysia in the 1980s was mainly to smooth and facilitate the development of economic structural change as unskilled labour in the formal sector.It is expected that in the process of adjusting to economic changes, there is a shift of employment of foreign workers, especially during an economic crisis in 1997 and 2008.The main objective of this study was to establish a hypothetical model of job displacement of unskilled foreign labour to entrepreneurs.Data was gathered through a survey on foreign businessmen who once worked as labourers in Malaysia. Second objective of this study was to understand the driving forces and motivation of migrant-entrepreneurs in Malaysia.Particular attention is paid to their personal characteristics as well as their past working experience.Descriptive analysis results show that most migrant workers were able to shift into entrepreneurs due to the high desire to try his luck and take advantage of a stable economic situation.Furthermore, those migrants are more likely to become entrepreneurs in the same business sector of the field when first engaged as unskilled workers.Among the driving factors that contributed to the job displacement includes working experience, the existence of opportunity and fellow encouragement.In terms of motivation forces, self ability (kemampuan diri), eagerness to succeed (kemahuan untuk berjaya) and self-belief to become succesful (kepercayaan untuk berjaya) are found to be the critical factors in determining the performance of migrant entrepreneurs.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Additional Information: KOD S/O: 11811
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Divisions: School of Economics, Finance & Banking
Depositing User: Dr. Norehan Abdullah
Date Deposited: 28 May 2015 03:46
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2016 01:19
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/14359

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