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Managing migrant worker's job satisfaction: A study on a manufacturing company in Malaysia


Thi, Lip Sam and Yong, Kong Hock and Lai, Tian So (2011) Managing migrant worker's job satisfaction: A study on a manufacturing company in Malaysia. In: AGBA 8th Annual World Congress, September 15 - 17, 2011 , Dongbei University of Finance & Economics (DUFE) Dalian, China . (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine and gain a better understanding of the impact of human resource practices on migrant workers' job satisfaction in a manufacturing company. Ninety migrant workers consist of 52 Bangladeshi and 38 Nepalese workers participated in this study. Data was obtained using questionnaires and analyzed. Statistical analysis using regression analysis found the research model has a weak predictive power on migrant workers' job satisfaction. Among the independent variables, only compensation was found to have an impact on migrant workers job satisfaction. T-test results also revealed that Nepalese workers and migrant workers who possess only primary education have higher job satisfaction.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: cross-culture management, human resource practices, job satisfaction, migrant workers
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: School of Business Management
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2011 06:15
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2016 08:20
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/4458

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