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Managerial competency and job performance among veterinary officers in Department of Veterinary Services Malaysia

Mohamad Zairollizan, Mohamad Jahar (2014) Managerial competency and job performance among veterinary officers in Department of Veterinary Services Malaysia. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

This quantitative research paper entitled Managerial Competency and Job Performance among Vet-officer in the Department of Veterinary Services (DVS) Malaysia, aims to investigate the relationship between managerial competencies and job performance among the Vet-officers of DVS Malaysia. The managerial competencies comprised of planning & organizing, leadership, controlling and personal attribute. The respondents from this study comprised of 105 Vet-officers from DVS Malaysia. Data were analyzed using Statistics Package for Social Science (SPSS) version 17. Test conducted were Pearson's correlation and regression. The results of the study showed that the level of managerial competency and overall job performance among Vet-officer are at moderate level. This study also showed that only personal attributes had a positive and significant influence on employee job performance. Overall, the four dimension of managerial competency jointly explained about 23 per cent of the variance in job performance. Therefore, it can be concluded that personal attributes were an important predictor of job performance. Based on this finding, it is important to note that in an effort to improve job performance of employees, problem of personal attributes must be encountered before embarking on improving the competency of the employee.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Job Performance, Managerial Competencies, Vet-officer, DVS
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce. > HF5549-5549.5 Personnel Management. Employment
Divisions: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business
Depositing User: Mr. Badrulsaman Hamid
Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2015 09:22
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2016 07:23
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/4635

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