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The study of employees’ personality and its relationship with absenteeism in tertiary education.

Chah, Hong Teng and Foo, Shi Ying and Low, Pai Cheng and Ooi, Lee Peng and Wong, Siew Ming (2011) The study of employees’ personality and its relationship with absenteeism in tertiary education. Final Year Project, UTAR.

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    Nowadays Malaysia is facing higher absenteeism rate in which the cost of lost work time is substantially higher than employee salary when perfect replacement are not available to replace employees absenteeism. Therefore, in solving these problems, several researches had been conducted in tertiary education to enhance employee’s morale and ensure quality service provided by employees The main purpose of this research is to determine whether there is a significant relationship between Big Five Model (Conscientious, Extroversion, Emotional Stability, Openness to Experience, Agreeableness) and employers’ absenteeism. This research was targeted to respondents in Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Perak Campus due to the convenience to distribute and collect back the questionnaires. Printed questionnaire has been used instead of electronic questionnaire in order to explain any double arise by respondents. 200 questionnaires have been distributed however only 165 questionnaires were collected back. Subsequently, the data was tested and analyzed by using the Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS). Through the research project result, Extroversion tends to have positive relationship with absenteeism. In contrast, Conscientious and Emotional Stability tend to have negative relationship with absenteeism.

    Item Type: Final Year Project / Dissertation / Thesis (Final Year Project)
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
    Divisions: Faculty of Business and Finance > Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)
    Depositing User: Library
    Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2012 18:36
    Last Modified: 28 Aug 2019 19:12
    URI: http://eprints.utar.edu.my/id/eprint/449

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