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Factors influencing internal and external employability of employees

Juhdi, Nurita and Pa'wan, Fatimah and Othman, Noor Akmar and Mokhsin, Hanifah (2010) Factors influencing internal and external employability of employees. Business and Economics Journal (11). pp. 1-10. ISSN 2151-6219

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Abstract

The paper aimed at examining factors that influence employees’ employability. Factors that were examined are formal and informal career management practices, training, job experiences, education and tenure with current job. Employability is measured using two dimensions; internal and external employability. Data was collected using questionnaires that were distributed to selected organizations in various industries. Measurement items were adopted and adapted from previous studies. Two hundred and sixty employees participated in the study. Pearson correlation tests indicated that formal career management practices was positively related to external employability and internal employability. Informal career management practices were found only significantly related to external employability. The relationship with internal employability was insignificant. Training received by employees was both related to internal and external employability. On the other hand, job experiences were only significantly related to internal employability. Education and tenure were found only giving significant influence to external employability.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6665/2853
Uncontrolled Keywords: training, job experiences, career management practices, internal employability, external employability
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business. Business Administration > HF5549 Personnel management
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences
Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Business Administration
Depositing User: Dr. Nurita Juhdi
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2011 16:45
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2012 12:37
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/2853

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