Influence of work-life balance and training and development on employee performance: A study in Sabah forest industries

Harjit Ranjit Kumar, (2012) Influence of work-life balance and training and development on employee performance: A study in Sabah forest industries. Masters thesis, Universiti Malaysia Sabah.


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The purpose of the study is to examine the relationship of work-life balance between employee's performances. This study also aimed to study training and development as a second independent variable, whether it has the impact on employee performance in the organization. In this study, work-life balance is act as the dependent variable whereas employee's performance acts as the independent variable. The relationship between the dependent variable and independent variables above are evaluated among Sabah Forest Industries workers. Hence, questionnaire is required to prove this relationship. The study is focusing on to influence of work-life among workers in Sabah Forest Industries. Questionnaires are taken from Frone and Yardley (1996), Truitt (2011) and Lynch et al., (1999) and were used to investigate the influence work-life balance on employee's performance. A total of 400 questionnaires were distributed but only 108 questionnaires were answered. The data analysis was done by using IBM SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Science). The results from studies indicate that worklife balance has no relationship to employee performance in Sabah Forest Industries workers. The results of this study also shows that training and development have high significant to the relationship on employee performance. Nevertheless, the result has indicated that training and development are essential in human capital development since it embraces of the success of the organization. This will help the Sabah Forest Industries to enhance their training and development of the employee to make sure that employees are more productive from time to time. The study provides a baseline data for employee's performance so that it can be improved and give more benefit to the organization.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords: work life balance,forest industries, Sabah,performance, training
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD66-66.2 Work groups. Team work in industry. Quality circles
Divisions: SCHOOL > School of Business and Economics
Date Deposited: 21 May 2013 02:04
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2017 07:40

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