A Survey of Malaysian Personnel Practices and Problems

Bernard Sarachek, Aziz Abdul Hamid


Satu tinjauan telah dijalankan dalam bulan Oktober dan November, 1981 di kalangan organisasi-organisasi untuk menentukan keadaan perkembangan amalan-amalan personelia di Malaysia. Pengurus-pengurus diminta menyatakan sama ada mereka mengunakan amalan-amalan personelia seperti mengadakan pemerihalan kerja, skil-skil gaji, penilaian karya dan sebagainya. Mereka juga diminta memberi maklumat mengenai kemudahan-kemudahan asas yang disediakan untuk pekerja, kriteria yang digunakan untuk memilih penyelia-penyelia utama dan pengurus-pengurus pertengahan, dan bidang-bidang pengurusan personelia yang organisasi mereka menghadapi masalah. Perbandingan dibuat di antara firma-firma swasta tempatan dengan firma-firma asing dan juga di antara saiz-saiz organisasi. Hasil tinjauan menunjukkan fungsi personelia di Malaysia diuruskan dengan cara yang wajar.


In October and November, 1981 the reseachers conductes a survey of Malaysian organizations for the purpose of ascertaining the state of development of personnel practice in Malaysia. Respondents were asked to indicate the extent to which they employ job descriptions, wage scales, periodic evaluations, turnover rates, exist interviewes, planned promotion paths and manning tables. They were also asked to indicate the types  of fringes services offered employees and the selection criteria for first line supervisors and midlle managers. Finally, respondents were asked to indicate areas in which their organizations experienced personnel problems. Comparisons were made between foreign and domestic owned private firms and between organization of different sizes. The survey results reflect a relatively high degree of professionalization in the conduct of the personnel function within Malaysia.

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