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Truths and myths of management practices and job satisfaction among middle level management at public institutions of higher learning in Malaysia


Romle, Abd Rahim and Shamsudin, Abdul Shukor and Said, Ilias Truths and myths of management practices and job satisfaction among middle level management at public institutions of higher learning in Malaysia. In: NA. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Public institutions of higher learning are given an important and huge responsibility to produce graduates to enables a sustainable and continuous development of the country. Consequently the institutional require hard working, high commitment and competent staff members. Therefore, the purpose of the study is to examine empirically the relationship between management practices on job satisfaction among middle level management at public institutions of higher learning in northern region in Malaysia. Specifically, the dimension of management practices examined was leadership practices, communication practices and decision making practices. The respondents of the study are 133 management and professional staff members of various service schemes in grade 41 (under Malaysian Remuneration Scheme). The Pearson Correlation analysis suggested management practices have significant correlation with job satisfaction. Multiple Regression analysis indicated that leadership practices were the only predictor in explaining the respondents' job satisfaction.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: job satisfaction, management, higher learning institutions
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: College of Law, Government and International Studies
Depositing User: Mrs. Juwita Johari
Date Deposited: 21 Jul 2010 08:44
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2010 08:44
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/270

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