The impacts of the influx of foreign workers on national economy / Nurul Syammimi Abdul Rahaman

Abdul Rahaman, Nurul Syammimi (2016) The impacts of the influx of foreign workers on national economy / Nurul Syammimi Abdul Rahaman. [Student Project] (Unpublished)


Nowadays, the demand of foreign workers is increasing rapidly, especially in construction sector. However, the surplus of foreign workers in Malaysia will contribute negative impacts to our country. This paper is to examine the negative impact induced by foreign workers. The study was carried out using questionnaire form which contained two sections. The first section is respondents' demographic profile and next section consisted of items on vaiiables to measure. The questionnaires were delegated to employees who worked in constrnction's company and had experience in hiring foreign workers. There were four impacts induced by foreign workers which were social problems, competition for jobs, culture pollution and accommodation problems. All the variables might influence the national economy. Based on the findings, the result showed that three of the variables which were social problems, competition for jobs and culture pollution significant with the national economy. However, only one variable was not significant which accommodation problems. The data were collected from three selected companies in Perlis. The sample size was limit to employees who worked in constmction sector only. Besides that, according to this study, researcher provided several suggestions to overcome the influx of foreign workers to save the national economy.


Item Type: Student Project
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Abdul Rahaman, Nurul Syammimi
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Labor. Work. Working class > Immigrant labor. Foreign workers
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology > Social psychology > Social perception. Social cognition
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > Research > Statistical methods
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Negeri Sembilan > Rembau Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Programme: Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons.) Human Resources Management
Keywords: The impacts of the influx, of foreign workers, on national economy,
Date: 2016
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