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Contributing factors affecting job performance amongst Royal Malaysian Navy personnel

Siti Salina, Johari (2017) Contributing factors affecting job performance amongst Royal Malaysian Navy personnel. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

Job performance is an important factor and should be priority for Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) personnel. However, job performance is one aspect that is very relative and subjective amongst Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) personnel. Usually employees who are able to perform better will have higher priority compared to those low performers. Thus, these feelings arise when someone to do the job and it varies between Navy personnel. The aim of this study is to investigate contributing factors affecting job performance amongst Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) personnel. This study was conducted to determine whether the factor such as leadership, motivation, attitude, skills and knowledge have the influence on the job performance. A total 450 questionnaires were distributed. The development of human capital has become the fundamental aspects in order to achieve the best performance for any organization in military particularly. This study focused on the factors that influenced job performance amongst Royal Malaysia Navy (RMN) personnel. The factors are leadership, motivation, attitude, skills and knowledge. All the independent variables are significantly related (r=.711, r2=.506, p = .000). The research finding also indicates that 50.6% of leadership, motivation, attitude, skills and knowledge influenced job performance. The highest influence variable is knowledge (β = 0.295) and the lowest is attitude (β = 0.109). Based on the findings, job performance is an important field that could enhance organizational effectiveness in achieving their mission and vision.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Job Performance; Leadership; Motivation; Attitude; Skills and Knowledge
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: 17 Jun 2019 07:59
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2019 07:59
URI: http://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/7236

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