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A qualitative inquiry of women managers’ competence acquisition

Idris, Norhalimah and Tan, Sui Hong and Abu Mansor, Nur Naha (2012) A qualitative inquiry of women managers’ competence acquisition. In: The 2012 International (Spring) Conference on Asia Pacific Business Innovation and Technology Management, 13-15 Jan 2012, Pattaya, Thailand.

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Abstract

The aim of this research is to gain further understanding of women managers’ workplace learning experiences in the context of competence acquisition. Through qualitative research design, selected numbers of women managers from three sectors such as public service, private corporations and government-linked corporations (GLCs) would be chosen for in-depth interviews followed by solicited research diaries writings. The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the literature on competence, gender in management, workplace learning and the use of solicited diary as a research method to provide access into the women's experiences which tend to be embedded within the complex social and cultural realities. The paper also attempts to propose a theoretical framework for the study.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Women managers, concept of competence, workplace learning
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions:Management
ID Code:34463
Deposited By: Liza Porijo
Deposited On:22 Aug 2017 11:04
Last Modified:27 Sep 2017 10:11

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