The relationship between self-esteem, job-search intensity and career decision-making among final year students: An application of structural equation modeling.

Abdullah, Norida and Ninggal, Mohd Tajuddin and Nordin, Mohamad Sahari (2011) The relationship between self-esteem, job-search intensity and career decision-making among final year students: An application of structural equation modeling. In: UNSPECIFIED International Association of Technology, Education and development (IATED), 005281-005289.

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Abstract

This study aimed to ezamined the relationship among self-esteem, job-search intensity and career decision-making of final year students. The probabilities are used to terst whether there are any influences exist in there aspects namely, self-esteem over career decision-making self-efficacy, job-search intensity over career decision-making self-efficacy, and self-esteem over job-search intensity. The instruments used were a demographic information sheet, the rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale, Job-Search Intensity Scale, and Career Decision-making self-Efficacy Scale-Short Form. Participants were recruited using a cluster sampling procedure. Data were collected from a self-reported questionnaire administered to 678 final year students of a public university in Malaysia.The statistical tests used to analyze the data were Structural Equation modeling using AMOS 16. Findings showed that tere were significant relationships between self-esteem and career decision-making self-efficacy, and a significant relationship between job-search intensity and career decision-making self-efficacy. The implications for students' developments and career development centre are also discussed.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Divisions: Centre for Languages and Human Development > Department of Co-Curriculum Education
Depositing User: DR NORIDA ABDULLAH
Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2013 15:40
Last Modified: 28 May 2015 03:43
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/6514
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