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 and Norlida Kamaluddin

Mat Nor, Norzanah and Zainuddin, Anizah and 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 and Norlida Kamaluddin. Gading Business and Management Journal. ISSN 0128-5599 (Submitted)

Abstract

With the commencement of the Ninth Malaysian Five-year Plan (9MP)
in 2007, Malaysia now has thirteen (13) years 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:
Creators
Email / ID Num.
Mat Nor, Norzanah
norzanah@salam.uitm.edu.my
Zainuddin, Anizah
niz@salam.uitm.edu.my
Kamaluddin, Norlida
norlidak@salam.uitm.edu.my
Subjects:
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Human capital
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory. Demography > Human capital > Malaysia
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Business and Management
Journal or Publication Title: Gading Business and Management Journal
ISSN: 0128-5599
Keywords: Small Medium Enterprise (SMEs), Knowledge Workers, Human Capital, Multimedia Status Companies (MSC), Human Resource Management, Knowledge Management
Date: 2008
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/10119
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