Gender equality and government policy as predictors of career choice among Women Civil Servants at Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Putrajaya / Atikah Musa... [et al.]

Musa, Atikah and Abdul Razak, Nur Syafeeqa Maulad and Haris, Siti Melinda and Ab.Rahman, Farah Adilla (2018) Gender equality and government policy as predictors of career choice among Women Civil Servants at Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Putrajaya / Atikah Musa... [et al.]. Journal of Academia, 6 (1). pp. 84-88. ISSN 2289-6368

Abstract

Women’s credibility to be in an employment sector is always being underestimated by men. While seeming the progress towards the empowerment of women in the public sector, yet they are still constrained in many ways. The aim of this study is to analyse the factors influencing career choice among women in public sector particularly at the Ministry of Natural Resources & Environment (NRE), Putrajaya. The study examined two factors which are gender equality and government policy in women employment. Survey questionnaires were used to gather information from 160 women civil servants at Ministry of Natural Resources & Environment (NRE), Putrajaya. This study employed quantitative method to identify the correlation of the variables. Findings revealed that gender equality and government policy have significant relationship with their career choice in the public sector.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Musa, AtikahUNSPECIFIED
Abdul Razak, Nur Syafeeqa MauladUNSPECIFIED
Haris, Siti Melindamelinda596@ns.uitm.edu.my
Ab.Rahman, Farah AdillaUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman > Women. Feminism > Women in public services. Women in public life
J Political Science > JF Political institutions and public administration > General. Comparative government > Organs and functions of government > Legislation. Legislative process. Law-making
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Negeri Sembilan > Kuala Pilah Campus
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Academia
Journal: UiTM Journal > Journal of Academia UiTM Negeri Sembilan
ISSN: 2289-6368
Volume: 6
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 84-88
Item ID: 29670
Uncontrolled Keywords: Women Employment, Career Choice, Public Sector
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/29670

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