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Women in the workforce

Abdull Rahman, Rabeatul Husna (2015) Women in the workforce. In: International Conference on Human Resource Development 2015, 5-7 Apr, 2015, Johor Bahru, Johor.



This article reviews the participation of female employees in the Malaysian labour market. It seeks to highlight female significance and contribution towards Malaysian economy. The Malaysian government has projected an increase of female in the workforce in order to achieve a high-income nation by the year 2020; however female employees are still underutilized in the Malaysian labour market compared to male. This article discusses various issues and challenges faced by female employees particularly concerning sexist human resource practices in the recruitment, appraisal, as well as in the benefits and compensation practices.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:women/female workforce, sexist human resource practices
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD30.213 Management information systems. Decision support systems
ID Code:63468
Deposited By: Widya Wahid
Deposited On:29 May 2017 04:09
Last Modified:29 May 2017 04:09

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