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Human Resource Development in Malaysia : Challenges in Preparing for the New Economy

Noor Fazlin, Haji Mohd. Noor (2003) Human Resource Development in Malaysia : Challenges in Preparing for the New Economy. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

Future growth is associated with the new econom:y or the k-economy. It is one that is driven by knowledge. The objective of this study is to descriptively analyse the challenges of the Human Resource Development (HRD) in Malaysia in preparing for the new economy. This paper try to identify and discuss current challenges and future challenges for HRD in facing future growth. For the current challenges, the focus is on the inadequate supply of skilled manpower and knowledge workers and for the future challenges, it is about globalization. All the data in this study are obtained from the secondary data such as books, article, journal, economic report and others by using data for the period 1995-2005. In conclusion the paper proposed a policy response and recommendation to take in facing future growth for HRD.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Human Resource Development (HRD), Knowledge Workers, Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce. > HF5549-5549.5 Personnel Management. Employment
Divisions: Faculty and School System > Sekolah Siswazah
Depositing User: Mrs Shamsiah Mohd Shariff
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2010 09:39
Last Modified: 26 Jun 2014 07:34
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/1068

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