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Women on board of Malaysian public listed companies


Fadzil, Faudziah Hanim and Shafie, Rohami and Othman, Zaleha and Abdul Hamid, Fathilatul Zakimi and Wan Hussin, Wan Nordin (2015) Women on board of Malaysian public listed companies. Advanced Science Letters, 21 (5). pp. 1385-1388. ISSN 1936-6612

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Abstract

The Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has recognised the importance of women’s contribution of the country’s development in 2011 through the cabinet approved the policy of having at least 30% women as decision makers in corporate sector.In addition, at the launch of the 9th World Islamic Economic Forum (WIFE) 2013 in London, the Prime Minister mentioned that Malaysia has given empowerment to the women to involve in entrepreneurship.Therefore, this paper descriptively provides details of Malaysian women in public listed companies.This study analyses the recent trends of the women labour force participation for 2002, 2009 and 2011.These findings provide useful information for government, private sectors and especially women to know the current situation of women participation as decision makers in corporate sector, thus, increase the role of Malaysian women in the corporate sector.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
Divisions: Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy (TISSA)
Depositing User: Prof. Madya Dr. Faudziah Hanim Fadzil
Date Deposited: 03 Jan 2017 01:36
Last Modified: 03 Jan 2017 01:36
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/20488

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