Employer’s decision in not hiring disabled workers / Nurul Aiman Mohd Puad

Mohd Puad, Nurul Aiman (2014) Employer’s decision in not hiring disabled workers / Nurul Aiman Mohd Puad. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The main purpose of this study is to identify the factors that influence the employer’s decision in not hiring the disabled workers. This research has been conducted in RHB Banking Berhad. By identifying the factors of the employer’s decision, it can help to improve the employment of disabilities. The first objective of this study is to identify factors that influence employer’s decision not to hire disabled workers. The second objective of this research is to identify factors that can improve the employment of disabilities. Based on literature review, there are 4 factors were identified as important factors that influence employer’s decision in not hiring disabled workers. The factors are lack of awareness of disability, concern over cost, fear of legal liability and care of working standard. To explore it further, a research involving 50 employees from the Manpower Management of Human Resources Department in RHB Bank. For this study, the researchers has chosen the probability sampling because the elements in the population have some known, non-zero chance or probability of being selected as sample subjects. Researcher used primary data and secondary data in order to collect data from the sample. The technique for collecting data was using questionnaires. As a result, there is a relationship between the independent variables (lack of awareness of disabilities, concern over cost, fear of legal liability and care of working standard) with the dependent variable (employer’s decision in not hiring disabled workers). The finding also shows that all the variables are significance for this research study. Implications and examples of practical application are discussed and
recommendations are given to employers and also to the disabled employees to maximize the effectiveness of hiring the disabled employees.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Mohd Puad, Nurul Aiman
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Yaakob, Hafisah
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Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Labor. Work. Working class > Industrial sociology. Social conditions of labor
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > Personnel management. Employment management
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Bandaraya Melaka Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Programme: Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) Human Resource Management (BA243)
Item ID: 26374
Uncontrolled Keywords: Employer’s decision; Disabled workers; Awareness of disability; Concern over cost
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/26374

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