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HRM practices in micro enterprises focusing on employees’ satisfaction and commitment

Hashim, Junaidah and Ismail, Yusof (2011) HRM practices in micro enterprises focusing on employees’ satisfaction and commitment. In: 10th International Conference of the Academy of HRD (Asia Chapter), 3-6 December 2011, Intercontinental Hotel Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

This study examines the extent of informality of HRM practices among micro enterprises and their affect on employees’ satisfaction and commitment. It involved 857 employees working in micro enterprises in Kuala Lumpur. The results revealed that HRM practices in micro enterprises are formal, employees are satisfied and committed. Employees’ commitment variance is 68.0 percent explained by the predictors and it is significant. The results of the study are meaningful to the SME literature since not much research has been conducted in the area of human resource management of micro enterprises as compared to the research about small or large companies.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 3062/26389
Uncontrolled Keywords: HRM practices, micro enterprises
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business. Business Administration > HF5549 Personnel management
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Business Administration
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Junaidah Hashim
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2013 13:08
Last Modified: 24 Jul 2013 13:08
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/26389

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