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A conceptual framework on issues and challenges of international migrant labors in Malaysia


Mohd Shariff, Nurhazani and Abd Ghani, Nur Syafiqah (2016) A conceptual framework on issues and challenges of international migrant labors in Malaysia. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 10 (11). pp. 16-23. ISSN 1991-8178

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Abstract

Background: International migrant labors currently play a vital role in the planning process of human resource for a country.Malaysia is also recruiting the international migrant labors to fulfill several problems such as labor shortages, high operation costs and training costs.Objective: This paper discusses several issues and challenges of international migrant labors with the purpose of developing a conceptual framework for further research.Results: The discussion from previous literature highlighted three major aspects which should be considered in the planning process of recruiting international migrant labors namely, push factors (both involving the country and labors), pull factors and negative impact factors.Conclusion: The conceptual framework on issues and challenges of international migrant labors may provide valuable guide to the stakeholders of the country in planning for future recruitment by taking into account the negative impacts particularly concerning the local people.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: International migrant, labor, issues and challenges, Malaysia
Subjects: J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Divisions: School of Tourism, Hospitality & Environmental Management
Depositing User: Prof. Madya Dr. Nurhazani Mohd Shariff
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2017 06:42
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2017 06:42
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/22770

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