Barriers to working mother's career progression of government sector in Kuching : the moderating role of perceived organizational support (POS)

Nasphia, Kuyun. (2010) Barriers to working mother's career progression of government sector in Kuching : the moderating role of perceived organizational support (POS). [Final Year Project Report] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This study investigated the direct effect relationships between work-family conflict, perceived gender discrimination or stereotyping and, insufficient training and career development towards working mother's career progression at a government sectors in Kuching. Furthermore, this study also investigated the effect of Perceived Organizational Support (POS) as a moderator on the relationships between independent variables and dependent variable. This study was a quantitative research and carried out using a questionnaires survey. A total of 76 questionnaires were usable and returned out of 160 questionnaires distributed to the selected government sectors in Kuching. This study revealed that there was existed a high belief of POS among working mothers in selected government sectors in Kuching. The findings also showed inverse relationship between work-family conflict, perceived gender discrimination or stereotyping, insufficient training and career development with working mother's career progression. In addition, the findings also revealed that POS can lower the effect of work-family conflict and, insufficient training and career development with working mother's career progression. In contrast, POS was not acts as a moderator in the relationship between perceived gender discrimination or stereotyping and working mother's career success in this study. These findings contradicted with findings by Gary and Donna (2000) as well as Gutek, Cohen and Tsui (1996). It showed that working mother's in selected government sectors in Kuching had perceived high organizational support, but they still perceived gender discrimination or stereotyping. Thus, POS was crucial for working mother's career progression. Therefore, both human resource practitioners and managers of the government sectors should work together to maximize organizational support by focus on organizational governance in term of its policies and practices that could facilitate working mother's career progression.

Item Type: Final Year Project Report
Additional Information: Project Report (B.Sc.) -- Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2010.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Family social work, Work and family, Case studies, Borneo, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, undergraduate, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Gani
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2019 07:40
Last Modified: 11 Jan 2019 07:40
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/23080

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