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Study of the career motivators of accounting students in UUM


Selamat, Mohamad Hisyam and Syed Ismail, Syed Soffian and Engku Ali, Engku Ismail (2001) Study of the career motivators of accounting students in UUM. Project Report. Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study profiling the career drivers of final-year accounting students at Universiti Utara Malaysia. Specifically, the study identifies what an accounting students is looking for in a career. Comparative examinations of the career drivers are performed by the gender and race. The career driver scores of accounting and non-accounting students are also compared. The results suggest the presence of statistically significant differences between male and female accounting students in the career drivers of power/influence and security. When bumiputra and non-bumiputra setting is used as a basis of comparison, there are statistically significant differences among the accounting students in the areas of status and search for meaning. Accounting and non-accounting students exhibit differences in the career drivers of material rewards, power/influence, search for meaning, expertise, autonomy and security at a statistically significant level of p<0.05. Implications and suggestions for future research are discussed.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5601 Accounting
Divisions: College of Business
Depositing User: Dr. Mohamad Hisyam Selamat
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2013 08:48
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2013 08:48
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/5867

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