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Identification of resource needs in postgraduate studies

Zainal Abiddin, Norhasni and Ismail, Affero (2009) Identification of resource needs in postgraduate studies. Research Journal of Social Sciences, 4. pp. 33-44. ISSN 1815-9125


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The desire to pursue higher education is constantly increasing. The government and the institutions of higher learning are striving to attract more students , especially at the graduate level by making every effort to provide quality education. Some scholars proposed that the strategic success of a service organization depends on its ability to consistently meet or exceed customer service expectations . Students as institutions’ customer, need information and support to cope in balancing the demands of the different environments . One of the major problems facing by the higher education nowadays is attrition and completion rates. To manage this issue, a constant effort should be made. The resources offered by the institution determine the ability of the institution to manage their students effectively. The main thrust of this paper is to provide the relevant input for resource development in institutional of higher education. It is hoped to assist the institution to identify and address implementation is s u es related to postgraduate studies. The major contribution of this review is the guideline for effective resource and in developing distinguished human capital.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: higher education; quality education; information and support; resource development
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher education
Divisions: Faculty of Technical and Vocational Education > Department of Engineering Education
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2016 02:24
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2016 02:24
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/8175
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