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Brain drain to Singapore: A conceptual framework of Malaysians’ diaspora

Jauhar, Junaimah and Abdul Ghani, Ahmad Bashawir and Joarder, Mohd Hasanur Raihan and Subhan, Muhammad and Islam, Rabiul (2015) Brain drain to Singapore: A conceptual framework of Malaysians’ diaspora. The Social Sciences, 10 (6). pp. 702-711. ISSN 1818-5800

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The prime objective of this study is to classify the reasons behind the talented Malaysian accounting professionals’ movement to Singapore? Indeed, the brain drain phenomenon is of growing concern worldwide due to its huge economic impacts on developing economies.About 34% of Malaysian accountants have migrated to Singapore, thus, the brain drain phenomenon has become critical issue for Malaysian professionals and warrants immediate attention.This study looks at the factors that have led to Malaysian accounting professionals to move, i.e., brain drain to Singapore and be determined to put forward labors in order to overcome this phenomenon.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Brain drain, voluntary job turnover, employee personality, accounting professionals, Malaysia, Singapore
Subjects: J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Dr. Ahmad Bashawir Haji Abdul Ghani
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2015 08:54
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2016 04:41
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/15088

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