Job preferences among marginalized and non-marginalized youth in Malaysia

Balan Rathakrishnan, and Samsudin A. Rahim, and Soon Singh Bikar Singh, and Juliana Rosmidah Jaafar, (2017) Job preferences among marginalized and non-marginalized youth in Malaysia. International Journal of Indian Psychology, 4 (2). p. 89. ISSN 2348-5396

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Abstract

This study aimed to explore the factor job preferences among youth in marginalized and non-marginalized in Sabah. Preferences job four dimensions identified in this study, namely communality, job comforts, job goals and self-realization. The study will also explore the different job preferences by demographic background, namely gender and multi-ethnic. A total of 5954 youths was involved, ranging from marginalized (N = 4107) and non-marginalized (N = 1847). The study found no significant differences in job preferences among marginalized and non-marginalized youth in Malaysia as a whole. However, job comforts show selected key factor in the youth as job preferences. For multi-ethnic difference that there were no significant differences for non-marginalized youth, but there are significant differences in the dimensions of self-realization for marginalized youth. The implications of this study are identified factor can contribute to the implementation of government policies to help young people get jobs.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Job Preference, Marginalized
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Psychology and Education
Depositing User: Munira
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2018 02:06
Last Modified: 22 Mar 2018 02:06
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/18621

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