The participation of women in high risk industries : a case study in Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies (UiTM) and Faculty of Engineering (UMS) / Aimi Shazleen Abdul Hamid and Siti Norhikmah Mohd Khozan

Abdul Hamid, Aimi Shazleen and Mohd Khozan, Siti Norhikmah (2016) The participation of women in high risk industries : a case study in Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies (UiTM) and Faculty of Engineering (UMS) / Aimi Shazleen Abdul Hamid and Siti Norhikmah Mohd Khozan. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

This chapter focuses the background of the study which is on leadership behaviour. It also emphasizes on the knowledge of students towards the participation of women in high risk industries. Section 1.1 discusses the background of the study, Section 1.2 explains the problem statement and Section 1.3 states the research questions. Section 1.4 on the other hand, states the research objectives and Section 1.5 is on the information regarding the scope of the study. In addition, Section 1.6 explains the significant of study and lastly Section 1. 7 is all about the definition of terms, terminology and concepts. In Malaysia, there are various industries that contribute to our national income. High risk industries are among the main industry that contributes to national income and economic development. In this study we are focusing on two examples of high risk industries which are Oil and Gas and Construction Industry. Oil and Gas Industry are one of a main industry as it are play important roles in fueling the nation's economic transportation program (ETP).
It has been recorded that oil and gas industry makes up around 75% of the energy sources for Malaysia, thus in terms of national annual income it contributes approximately 20% of total export earnings (Siu & Adams, 2012). As in early year of its implementation, it has been set up in ETP, which Malaysia's roadmaps are towards becoming a high-income nation by the year of 2020 (Pemandu, n.d.). Hence, in Malaysia it are really important for each of oil and gas industry companies to take into serious action of measuring the safe and reliable production of oil and gas industry.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Abdul Hamid, Aimi Shazleen
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Mohd Khozan, Siti Norhikmah
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Leadership in women. Women executives
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Risk management. Risk in industry. Operational risk
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Petroleum industry and trade
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > Research > Statistical methods
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sabah > Kota Kinabalu Campus > Faculty of Administrative Science and Policy Studies
Programme: Bachelor of Administrative Science (Hons)
Keywords: Participation; Women; High risk industries
Date: December 2016
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/50537
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