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Transformation of Malaysian polytechnics inevitabilities facility management competencies

Awang, Mariah and Mohammed, Abd. Hakim and Sapri, Maimunah and Abdul Rahman, Mohd Shahril (2013) Transformation of Malaysian polytechnics inevitabilities facility management competencies. Journal of Global Management, 5 (1). pp. 1-20. ISSN 977-2229-919X

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Abstract

Transformation is a change that resulted in the transfer form and pattern is clear. The process occurs gradually directed and according to plan and time frame. To realize this, all parties must be involved and their responsibilities. In this regards, the Malaysian Polytechnics Transformation Plan was launched in 2010 in which facility management competency is one of the major requirements in the success of the plan. The polytechnics transformation plan is to produce human capital with first class mentality and tailored into market needs. Thus to achieve the transformation plan, facility management competency is an issue that should be given priority to making Malaysia a developed nation by 2020. Thus a preliminary study was conducted in 10 polytechnics to identify key facility management competency and requires proper training. This study was conducted using questionnaires distributed to individuals involved in facilities management. Respondents for this study was 266, and purposive sampling technique was used. Data were analyzed using SPSS 19.0. The finding indicates that competencies essential at the polytechnic to the success of the transformation plan. It also is useful to ensure that facility management system in higher education institutions is in high quality and thus can intensify the image of the institution in the world and widespread the transformation plan set by the government.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:N Fine Arts > NA Architecture
Divisions:Chancellery
ID Code:40752
Deposited By: Liza Porijo
Deposited On:20 Aug 2014 16:15
Last Modified:08 Aug 2017 12:11

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