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Competency model of Indonesian construction laborers in Malaysia

Ismail, Fadillah and Saimy, Intan Sazrina and Md. Yusoff, Rosman and Yusoff, Anis Yusal and Chan, Shiau Wei and Rashid, Umi Kartini (2018) Competency model of Indonesian construction laborers in Malaysia. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7 (2.29). pp. 1058-1062. ISSN 2227524X


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Quality of human resources is a significant factor to improve high productivity performance of an organization or industry. The quality of human resources can be indicated through competence, skills, ability and other specific characteristics of employee to build a teamwork within organization. Competency-Based on training emphasizes what an employee can do more than how much they know. Hence, through a mixed research method using explanatory approach, this study aims to build a model of Indonesian labor competency based on the competence of 300 Indonesian construction laborers in Malaysia. This model emphasizes four criteria of competency which are communication, skills, interpersonal, and attitude. The finding showed that Indonesian labor force is compe-tent in communication, interpersonal, and attitude. However, Indonesian labor force is seen to be incompetent in criterion skills and still needs training to improve their skills to be in line with the industry needs

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Competency model; construction sector; Indonesian labor force
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH1-844 Building construction
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Production and Operation Management
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2019 07:02
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2019 07:02
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11304
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