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HR practices and readiness for change among Malaysian SME’s employees


Othman, Siti Zubaidah and Dahlan, Mazuin (2013) HR practices and readiness for change among Malaysian SME’s employees. In: Conference on Business Management Research 2013, December 11, 2013, EDC, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok.

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Abstract

This study examines how HR practices will influence readiness for change among Malaysian SMEs’ employees.The study was a cross sectional where respondents’ perception was measured at one point in time.175 respondents from 18 SMEs participated in Quality Management Excellence Award 2011 participated in this study.Four HR functions, namely training and development, career development, compensation and benefits and performance appraisal were tested in this study to understand employees’ readiness for change.Results indicate that three HR functions, namely training and development, compensation and benefits and performance appraisal were significant factors in influencing readiness to change.The findings were discussed and implications were also put forward.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organized by: School of Business Management, College of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia.
Uncontrolled Keywords: readiness for change, hr practices, training and development, career development,compensation and benefits, performance appraisal
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Dr. Siti Zubaidah Othman
Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2015 06:36
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2016 01:31
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/16368

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