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Academic performance among working adult learners in Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)

Zati Zulaikha, Zulkifli (2020) Academic performance among working adult learners in Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM). Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

Work-life balance and time management is very important for individuals to ensure a sense of balance of achievement and pleasure in their life. In the context of working while studying, there are certain important aspects that need to be taken seriously so that both can be done well. This study was conducted to determine the relationship of work-life balance and time management toward academic performance among working adult learner in Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM). This research was based on the Adult Learning Theory by Knowles (1984) and Spillover theory. A survey data from 212 postgraduate part time students of Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB) were used in order to achieve the objective of this study. The regression results showed that time management is significantly and positively related to the academic performance, but work-life balance show negative relationship toward academic performance. The implications of the theory, practical, academic and regulations of the findings in this study were discussed in detail. Therefore, this study concluded that the work life balance and time management has become a vital link to the academic performance of working adult learner.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : Aziz, Azelin
Item ID: 9198
Uncontrolled Keywords: Work-life balance, time management, academic performance, working adult learner, part-time student
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: School of Business Management
Date Deposited: 29 Mar 2022 06:14
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2022 06:14
Department: School of Business Management
Name: Aziz, Azelin
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/9198

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