The mediating role of job involvement in the relationship between career development and talent development practices towards employee quality work life balance: An empirical study among public sector employees in Sabah

Alvin Rajah Thurairajah, (2012) The mediating role of job involvement in the relationship between career development and talent development practices towards employee quality work life balance: An empirical study among public sector employees in Sabah. Masters thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sabah.

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Abstract

This research will focus on the Work-Life Balance of employees in Sabah public sectors. Work-life balance has been always viewed / studied from the perspective of Job factors, and quality relating to work-life balance. The study will attempts to explore and identify the career development and talent management practices that affect the balance of work-life and quality of the employees. The aim of the study is to investigate the effectiveness of the relationship between the factors and the Employee Quality Work-Life Balance (EQWLB). A survey research method was used to gather 153 usable questionnaire from supporting staff, executive and managerial staffs who have worked in Public Sectors' Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The outcome of the analysis show that career development practices do have a significant and positive relationship with employee quality work life balance. The hierarchical regression analysis also reveals that the mediating effect in the relationship between career development and employee quality work life balance is positively significant. The contribution of this study shall extend on the development of 'Employees Work-Life', to 'Employees Quality Work-Life Balance' that will signify the importance of integrating career development practices, and talent development system in nurturing a balance employee work-life.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords:TALENT DEVELOPMENT PRACTICES ,QUALITY WORK LIFE BALANCE , PUBLIC SECTOR EMPLOYEES , sabah
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions:SCHOOL > School of Business and Economics
ID Code:5863
Deposited By:IR Admin
Deposited On:14 May 2013 13:07
Last Modified:14 May 2013 13:07

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