The management of SMEs’ human capital from the perspective of SECI model: A case study in the multimedia super corridor (MSC) status companies in Malaysia/Norzanah Mat Nor, Anizah Zainuddin, Norlida Kamaluddin

Mat Nor, Norzanah and Zainuddin, Anizah and Norlida Kamaluddin, Norlida (2008) The management of SMEs’ human capital from the perspective of SECI model: A case study in the multimedia super corridor (MSC) status companies in Malaysia/Norzanah Mat Nor, Anizah Zainuddin, Norlida Kamaluddin. Gading Journal For The Social Sciences, 12 (1). pp. 41-63. ISSN 2600-7568

Abstract

With the commencement of the Ninth Malaysian Five-year Plan (9MP) in 2007, Malaysia now has thirteen (13) ears in which to achieve Vision 2020. The next questions to address are as follows: - “Is Malaysia on the right track to become a developed nation by the end of the next decade? Are Malaysians really ready for this, and what will happen in the years ahead?” The National Vision Policy (NVP) and Ninth Malaysian Plan (9MP) are entrusted to build on the success of its predecessor and set the pace for the country to be fully developed by the year 2020. In this regard, the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) status companies consisting mostly the small and medium enterprise (SMEs) are now considered as the growth engine for making the Sixth Challenge of Vision 2020 into a reality. Here, their knowledge workers and/or human capital have been highlighted as the most important asset for these companies. Thus, this paper provides an understanding of how best to manage them contributes towards the achievement of this vision from the perspective of SECI Model. It had been emphasized by the model that strengthening of their human resource management and knowledge management functions are crucial for the continuous success of the Multimedia Super Corridor status companies in particular and the nation in general.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Mat Nor, Norzanahnorzanah@uitm.edu.my
Zainuddin, Anizahniz@uitm.edu.my
Norlida Kamaluddin, Norlidanorlidak@uitm.edu.my
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions > Information technology. Information economy. Knowledge economy. Digital divide
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions > Information technology. Information economy. Knowledge economy. Digital divide > Malaysia
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Small business. Medium-sized business
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Labor. Work. Working class > Human capital
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Pahang > UiTM Press, Pahang
Journal or Publication Title: Gading Journal For The Social Sciences
Journal: UiTM Journal > Gading Journal for the Social Sciences
ISSN: 2600-7568
Volume: 12
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 41-63
Item ID: 29920
Uncontrolled Keywords: Small Medium Enterprise, Knowledge Workers, Human Capital, Multimedia Status Companies, Human Resource Management, Knowledge Management
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/29920

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