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Impact of motivation to learn on perceived training transfer: empirical evidence from a bank

Ng , Kim Soon and Ahmad, Nabila Impact of motivation to learn on perceived training transfer: empirical evidence from a bank. In: International Conference on Technology Management, Business and Entrepreneurship 2012 (ICTMBE 2012), 18-19 December 2012, Renaissance Melaka Hotel, Melaka.


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The main purpose of this study is to examine what are the elements of motivation, and perceived training transfer factors affecting training of employees as well as relationship between motivation to learn and perceived training transfer working in a Malaysian Bank. Literature reviews revealed that there is still room to investigate into these areas. A total of 194 sets of structured questionnaires were distributed to all the supporting staff of all the 11 Branches of Bank of Southern Region. All participants of the censor population responded to the survey. This study finds that the elements of motivation to learn are intervention fulfillment, learning outcome, job attitude, target achievement, and expected utility. The perceived training transfer elements that are found affecting training are trainee reactions, job attitude and improved job competency. The relationship between these variables and implications of this study are reported.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: learning; training; motivation to learn; training transfer; empirical research
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management > HD58.7-58.95 Organizational behavior, change and effectiveness. Corporate culture
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Technology Management
Depositing User: Ms Aryanti Ahmad
Date Deposited: 08 Jan 2013 01:29
Last Modified: 08 Jan 2013 01:29
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/3402
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