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Women Participation In Telecommuting

Husain, Nurul Shuhada (2014) Women Participation In Telecommuting. Project Report. UTeM, Melaka, Malaysia. (Submitted)

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Abstract

For decades, Malaysia very much concerned with the roles of women's employment and their contribution to the societies. Too often women leave the workplace to care for their children, young family, aged parents and family members. The most common issues uncovered by this research are women nowadays have no flexible working arrangement and they are facing difficulty in childcare arrangement because both of responsibilities are under women shoulder under the Malaysian culture. This research also explores increasing of women's participation in telecommuting and the impact towards their work-life balance in order to increase their work satisfaction and productivity. The researcher provides three types of research objectives into this study, which are to identify the factors that encourage women remain in employment or return to work from a career break, however, to determine how significant is telecommuting in encouraging women to remain in employment and lastly to determine the level of women's performance at the work place through telecommuting. This research was done in Klang Valley as it was the most suitable place to get correct and relevant data. The researcher used explanatory for research design and chose a quantitative method. This research depends on a questionnaire as the primary data and refer to journals, articles and internet sources as secondary data. The researcher had distributed 100 questionnaires to the respondents and got 100% feedback from them. Findings showed that, the most influenced factor towards the increasing of women's participation in telecommuting is SOHO rather than flexitime and telework. The result showed that SOHO reported the highest value compare to other factors which is 0.00. Flexitime and telework represented 0.162 and 0.171 respectively.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Telecommuting, Women
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Divisions: Library > Projek Sarjana Muda > FPTT
Depositing User: Mohd Hannif Jamaludin
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2017 09:37
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2017 09:37
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/19571

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