Self employability of Malaysian public higher education institution graduates nationwide / Tan Chee Hian, Tham Yin Choong and Rahim Md Sail

Tham, Yin Choong and Md Sail, Rahim (2014) Self employability of Malaysian public higher education institution graduates nationwide / Tan Chee Hian, Tham Yin Choong and Rahim Md Sail. Malaysian Journal of Sport Science and Recreation, 10 (1). pp. 25-39. ISSN 1823-3198

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Abstract

This study was mainly to investigate the level or readiness which consisted variable like personal attributes and personal quality of PHEI graduates’ perception on their employability. In order to justify the objectives in elaborating this dimension in the overall Graduates Employability Questionnaire (GEQ, 2010) was adopted and the result showed every dimension of the GEQ with a) level of employment circumstances/learning was with mean score of 3.35; b) level of selfattitude towards responsibility which statement of self willingness to take up responsibility without interference of third part as well as other characteristic showed mean score of 3.89; and c) level of soft skills in work life showed significant mean score of 3.99. As far as determination of relationship or between selected factors and the employability of these graduate were concerned, statistically graduates’ personal readiness factor was positive, moderate correlation with the employability of graduates (r = .500, N = 184, p < .05); Guilford’s rule of Thumb was applied indicating supportive that personal readiness of graduates could influence the employability of one; the correlation between personal attributes and personal qualities also showed contributive results (r = .608, N = 184, p < .05 and r = .428, N = 184, p <.05) respectively. This concluded that personal readiness of PHEI graduates should highly emphasize on constructional proficiency programme in the university delivery system especially for undergraduate programme concerned.

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Tham, Yin ChoongUNSPECIFIED
Md Sail, RahimUNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Faculty of Sports Science and Recreation
Journal or Publication Title: Malaysian Journal of Sport Science and Recreation
ISSN: 1823-3198
Volume: 10
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 25-39
Item ID: 12424
Uncontrolled Keywords: Graduates Employability Questionnaire (GEQ, 2010); Readiness (personal attribute and personal quality); Public Higher Education Institutions (PHEI)
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2019 04:22
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitalan 1
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/12424

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