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Retaining knowledge worker through motivation

Hway, Boon Ong and Lee, Lee Chong and Mohd Hatta, Kasuma Nurhazwani (2016) Retaining knowledge worker through motivation. In: Knowledge Management International Conference (KMICe) 2016, 29 – 30 August 2016, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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This study examines how knowledge workers could be retained to meet the demand of the local industry. A survey was carried in Iskandar Malaysia to gauge the knowledge workforce’s views on what motivated them to continue working in Malaysia. A seven Likert-scale questionnaire was distributed to workers that had at least a first degree or higher diploma education from a local or foreign institution of higher education.Out of the 200 questionnaires distributed to employees of randomly selected companies identified in the ICT Blueprint for 2020 Iskandar Malaysia, 145 was complete and usable for analysis.Data collected were analysed using reliability test, factor analysis and multiple regression.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 978-967-0910-19-2
Uncontrolled Keywords: knowledge workers, retain motivation.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: School of Computing
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2016 07:56
Last Modified: 23 Nov 2016 07:56
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/20024

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