Technological Change as a Mediator of Employee Competency Profiling in Selected Industries in Kuching, Sarawak: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach

Nadri Aetis Heromi, Basmawi and Hasbee, Usop (2016) Technological Change as a Mediator of Employee Competency Profiling in Selected Industries in Kuching, Sarawak: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach. Journal of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development, 1 (2). pp. 56-70. ISSN 2462-1153

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Abstract

This study aims to investigate competency profiling and determine if technological change act as a mediator in the relationship between the identified factors and employee competency in selected industries in Kuching, Sarawak. It is also to develop the best fit model based on the variables selected. The four identified variables are teamwork, organizational culture, change management, and technological change. The sample of this study were 302 respondents selected through a simple random sampling. The findings showed that there is a positive effect between teamwork, organizational culture, change management, and technological change as mediator towards employee competency. This study provides positive implications, such as, improving competency process in organizational setting, improving policy and related action plan regarding human resource practices on competency.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: competency profiling; teamwork; organizationa culture; change management; technological change; mediator; structural equation modelling, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Cognitive Sciences and Human Development
Depositing User: Ramli
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2016 02:17
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2016 02:17
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/12509

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