A look at grit: a study towards Malaysian technical instructors performance retention

Ibrahim, Badaruddin and Mohamad, Nurul Haerani and Abd Aziz, Azlihan and Kadir, Mahadi and Abd Hamid, Zulisham (2020) A look at grit: a study towards Malaysian technical instructors performance retention. International Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation, 24 (1). pp. 873-881. ISSN 1475-7192

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Provide Abstract Maximum 200 words, One paragraph (Italic) The improvement of teachers' professionalism and quality should be prioritized to achieve Malaysia's Education Blueprint 2013-2025 goals. Grit can be an important factor in explaining the achievement and persistence in maintaining the expected quality of teacher performance. This study investigated Malaysian Technical Instructors and the grit needed to stay in the field especially in purifying the state's aspirations. The purpose of this study was to describe grittiness of technical instructors and determine if grit is associated with job performance retention based on age, education level and years of services. The data for this research was obtained through structured questionnaire adapted from Grit-S survey and involved 88 technical instructors from Malaysia Technical Institute under Rural Development Ministry of Malaysia. The study findings identified that grit: the power of passion and perseverance not associated for long lasting job performance retention among Malaysian Technical Instructors. More broadly, this study provides a qualitative and dimensional understanding of the phenomena of grit as related to job performance retention.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Grit; Job Performance Retention; Malaysian Technical Instructors.
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB1705-2286 Education and training of teachers and administrators > LB2165-2278 Teacher training in universities and colleges
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Vocational Education
Depositing User: Miss Afiqah Faiqah Mohd Hafiz
Date Deposited: 09 Jan 2022 02:55
Last Modified: 09 Jan 2022 02:55
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/5303

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