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A study on the practice of staff training in quantity surveying firms

Roslan, Huda and Tan, Chin Keng and Yeoh, Kah Ching (2011) A study on the practice of staff training in quantity surveying firms. In: Issues in Construction and Quantity Surveying. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, pp. 44-56. ISBN 978-967-418-031-7

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Abstract

This research aims to study the practice of staff training in Malaysia. The study is conducted in two stages. Stage one is the literature review. Stage two is the interviews with the principal and staff of QS firms. Findings from the study indicate that majority of the QS firms practice staff training. The QS firms have policy and budgets for staff training. Furthermore, majority of the QS firms practice external training by sending the staff to conference, convention, seminars and workshop. A small number of the firms conduct in-house training. The training is basically related to works of QS and technical knowledge.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 3708/49063
Uncontrolled Keywords: staff training, practices, QS firms, Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design > Department of Quantity Surveying
Depositing User: Dr. Tan Chin Keng
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2016 11:11
Last Modified: 19 Jul 2016 10:20
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/49063

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