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Career Advancement of Academics in Private Higher Education A Literature Review

Arokiasamy, Lawrence and Marimuthu, Maran and Lai, Fong Woon and Balaraman, Rani Ann (2014) Career Advancement of Academics in Private Higher Education A Literature Review. [Citation Index Journal]

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Abstract

This paper aims to explore the influence of individual and organizational variables on the career advancement of academics in Malaysian private universities. The paper reviews the literatures on the factors that influence the academic's career advancement. There is a considerable relationship between individual and organization factors and potential benefits of career advancement of academics. It can be serve as the basis for formulating hypotheses to be further investigation and discussion. This study contributes knowledge to career advancement among academics in private universities. These institutions are rapidly expanding in Malaysia to cater to the needs of achieving the entrance of 40% of the population into tertiary education by the year 2020. At the tertiary education level, HRD is important specifically to create better awareness among academics about their career planning and aspirations, the role individual and organizational-related factors have in their careers and how they should respond to the services given by the institutions.

Item Type:Citation Index Journal
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Academic Subject One:Corporate Finance
Departments / MOR / COE:Mission Oriented Research > Megacities
ID Code:12064
Deposited By: Dr Maran Marimuthu
Deposited On:20 Mar 2017 00:31
Last Modified:20 Mar 2017 00:31

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