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Preliminary evidence of mindsets and training satisfaction in Malaysia

Fontaine, Rodrigue Ancelot Harvey and Elkheloufi, Abderrahmane (2015) Preliminary evidence of mindsets and training satisfaction in Malaysia. Malaysian Management Review, 50 (2). pp. 69-80. ISSN 0025-1348

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Abstract

Dweck (2008) argues that individuals have a fixed or a growth mindset, which influences individuals’ effort, commitment, resilience, and learning. A critical aspect of Dweck’s work is that changing people’s mindset is a straightforward process. It can often be achieved with a 15 minutes briefing at the beginning of a workshop. This paper hypothesises that the mindset will influence the perceived satisfaction with training and development programmes. Through a survey of 100 employees, the study found a positive relationship between mindset and training satisfaction (r=0.435**).

Item Type: Article (Meeting Abstract)
Additional Information: 6302/49537
Uncontrolled Keywords: psychology, training and development, Malaysia
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > HF5001 Business. Business Administration > HF5381 Vocational guidance. Career development
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Business Administration
Depositing User: Dr. Ridhwan Fontaine
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2016 13:36
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2018 18:55
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/49537

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