Drivers of productivity among oil palm plantation workers in Sabah

Foo, Ket Tsin (2007) Drivers of productivity among oil palm plantation workers in Sabah. Masters thesis, University Malaysia Sabah.



The purpose of this study was aimed to investigate factors that affect labor productivity in the oil palm industry in Sabah. Four category of factors were put into investigation, whereby, from the feedback of data of 200 respondents that served as plantation management personnel in the oil palm industry revealed that economic factors were the most important determinant on influencing labor productivity in oil palm plantation, next in importance was the organizational factor, followed by socio-psychological factor and physical factor. All the first three variables were proven to possess significant relationships with labor productivity, however, physical factor had non-significant relationship with labor productivity.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Uncontrolled Keywords:labor, productivity, oil palm industry, physical factor, significant relationship
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD58.7-58.95 Organizational behavior, change and effectiveness. Corporate culture
Divisions:SCHOOL > School of Business and Economics
ID Code:9082
Deposited By:IR Admin
Deposited On:23 May 2014 11:07
Last Modified:23 May 2014 11:07

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