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Impact of networking on career development: Experience of high-flying women academics in Malaysia

Ismail, Maimunah and Mohd Rasdi, Roziah (2007) Impact of networking on career development: Experience of high-flying women academics in Malaysia. Human Resource Development International, 10 (2). pp. 153-168. ISSN 1469-8374

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13678860701347131

Abstract

The article reports a study the objective of which is to explore the experience in networking of a group of high-flying women academics (HFWAs) and its impact on career development. Data were gathered using in-depth interviews to 31 women professors who have been identified as high-flyers. Networking had brought them to fast upward career mobility. The themes that relate to the influence of networking to their career are: (i) graduate study paved the way for international networking; (ii) networking created win-win situation for both individuals and institutional partners; and (iii) personal factors contributing to networking. Findings are significant to other academics particularly women who are aspiring to be in the fast-track career.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:High-flyer, woman academics, career development, Malaysia
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Educational Studies
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ID Code:12346
Deposited By: Fazlin Hj. Shamsudin
Deposited On:16 May 2011 11:33
Last Modified:16 May 2011 11:35

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