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The background and challenges faced by the small medium enterprises: a human resource development perspective

Omar, Siti Sarah and Arokiasamy, Lawrence The background and challenges faced by the small medium enterprises: a human resource development perspective. In: International Conference on Human Capital Development (ICONHCD 2009), 25-27 Mei 2009, Kuantan, Pahang.

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Abstract

In the recent years, a number of emerging issues are posing serious challenges to the small and medium sized enterprises (SME’s) in Malaysia. Hence, these enterprises enter the new era, dramatic challenges begun such as establishing new enterprises, globalization, financial constraints, high turnover, low motivation among employees, lack of human capital building, and many more challenges. Thus understanding the problems and challenges are a fundamental solution to expand and strategies SME’s to future progress and grows. Therefore this article examines the background and challenges faces by SME’s which is play a vital role in the nation growth. The uniqueness of this paper focuses on the human resource development perspective which is important for SME’s to progress and competitive. Finally, this article maps out how future research can be more sensitive to how SME’s actually do develop their own human resource development for future development.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: training and development; small medium sized enterprises; and human resource development
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2012 08:44
Last Modified: 21 Jan 2015 07:52
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/2722
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