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Developing fundamental framework for human resource development in logistics industry in Malaysia

Pahim, Khazizul Maulod and Jemali, Sabariah and Syed Mohamad, Syed Jamal Abdul Nasir (2011) Developing fundamental framework for human resource development in logistics industry in Malaysia. In: National Conference on the Tenth Malaysia Plan: Transformation Towards a High Income Advanced Economy, 18th July 2011, Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)

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Globally, logistics is an important economic activity valued at about USD 320 billion a year and growing at an annual rate of 3 to 10 percent. Malaysia has recognized the industry as the main key towards enhancing Malaysia’s progress on becoming a globally competitive fully developed nation (IMP3 2006‐2020, 2006). It was predicted that the logistics industry would grow at 8.6% during the plan period (2006 – 2020) and contribute 12.1% to GDP by 2020. Therefore, the development of the human capital or human resource for the logistics industry in Malaysia becomes important in confirming the nation’s competitiveness. Accordingly, the aim of this study is to produce a feasible framework of human resource development for the logistics industry in Malaysia.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organized by International Journal of Management Studies (IJMS), Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia Institute of Economic Research (MIER) and UUM Press
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human resource development; human resource development framework; human capital; logistics, supply chain.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2011 07:18
Last Modified: 27 Dec 2011 07:18

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