Yıl 2018, Cilt: 5 Sayı : 2 Sayfalar 100 - 109 2018-07-13
A STUDY ON WORK-LIFE BALANCE, MENTORING SUPPORT, AND NETWORKING TOWARDS WOMEN’S CAREER ADVANCEMENT IN MALAYSIA
Kitt-yeang SİEW,Mazuwin Haja MAİDEEN,Thilageswary ARUMUGAM,Shamini ARUMUGAM
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Öz Purpose - There was a slight increase of women in Malaysia’s labor force in 2016. However, there are still some deep-rooted mind-sets that women are not proficient to be at the top of the corporate ladder. Women in many countries including Malaysia consistently face barriers in their career advancement as most of the top management are dominated by males. Therefore, this exploratory study examines the relationship between work-life balance, mentoring support and networking towards women’s career advancement in Malaysia.Methodology - This survey uses convenient sampling methodology to conduct the survey of 110 female employees in Malaysia. Pearson Moment Correlation Coefficient and Multiple Regression Test were used to analyze the correlation between the independent and dependent variables.Findings - The finding of the results shows that all three independent variables, work-life balance, mentoring support, and networking are positively correlated with the dependent variable, women career advancement.Conclusion- Work-life balance, mentoring support, and networking is a crucial factor that affects the advancement of female in the workforce in Malaysia. Therefore, future surveys and organizations should focus on women career advancement as the Malaysia government has strived to increase the participation of female in the workforce.

Anahtar Kelimeler

Women career advancement, work-life balance, mentoring support, networking, Malaysia
Abidin, Z. Z., Rashid, A.A. & Jusoff, K. (2009). The ‘Glass Ceiling’ Phenomenon for Malaysian Women Accountants. Asian Culture and History, vol. 1, no. 1, pp.38-44.
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Yayımlanma Tarihi 13 Temmuz 2018
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Yazarlar Orcid : 0000-0001-5167-3940Yazar: Kitt-yeang SİEW (Sorumlu Yazar)

Orcid : 0000-0001-6175-0663Yazar: Mazuwin Haja MAİDEEN

Orcid : 0000-0002-1128-7778Yazar: Thilageswary ARUMUGAM

Orcid : 0000-0003-0598-9404Yazar: Shamini ARUMUGAM

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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 13 Temmuz 2018


Makalenin Yazarları
Kitt-yeang SİEW
Mazuwin Haja MAİDEEN
Thilageswary ARUMUGAM
Shamini ARUMUGAM