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A survey on factors influencing people to choose their career

Omar, Muhamad Fuzi and Othman, Muhammad Hanif and Mohideen, Ume Salamah and Zainudin, Farah Amira and Md Saleh, Nor Farhana and Shamsul Akmar, NurAmalina (2016) A survey on factors influencing people to choose their career. International Journal of Contemporary Applied Sciences, 3 (12). pp. 59-74. ISSN 2308-1365

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The objectives of the study are to identify and rank the factors that influence people to choose the career and to discover the relationship between demographic variables with factors that influencing people in choosing career. The data are collected using survey questionnaires. This study is conducted by focusing on different ethnicity between Malay, Chinese and Indian. The number of respondents is 156 respondents. The methodologies used are descriptive statistics, factor analysis and non-parametric techniques using Kruskal-Wallis test. The results from factor analysis show four new factors which influence people’s career. Those factors are being labelled as 1) salary and rewards, 2) lifestyles, 3) interest and 4) qualifications

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2414/54425
Uncontrolled Keywords: Career, salary, lifestyles, interest, Malay, Chinese, Indian
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races > HT1501 Races
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Political Science
Depositing User: Dr Muhamad Fuzi Omar
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2017 17:27
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2017 12:12
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/54425

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