Socio-demography factors for level of competency among rural administrators : the case of Peninsular Malaysia

Mohamed Shaffril, Hayrol Azril and Abu Samah, Bahaman and D’ Silva, Jeffrey Lawrence (2009) Socio-demography factors for level of competency among rural administrators : the case of Peninsular Malaysia. European Journal of Social Sciences, 11 (2). pp. 339-348. ISSN 1450-2267

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to examine the rural administrators which is Village Development and Security Comittee level of competency and socio demographic factor that affect it. This study used quantitative method where instrument was designed based on the objectives of the study. This study was conducted in three zones located in Peninsular Malaysia. Eighteen villages listed in Village Vission Movement (VVM) were selected from the three zones. A total of 235 respondents were chosen for this study. Overall, members of Village Development and Security Comittee had high level of competency. This study found that village grade had significant difference with competency level while age had positive correlation with level of JKKK members competency. Based on the simple linear regression done, age was the highest contributor to the competency level.

Item Type:Article
Keyword:Village Development and Security Committee (VDSC); Competency; Rural community.
Subject:Community leadership
Subject:Rural development - Malaysia
Subject:Village communities - Malaysia - Case studies
Faculty or Institute:Faculty of Educational Studies
Publisher:EuroJournals
ID Code:16750
Deposited By: Emelda Mohd Hamid
Deposited On:02 Nov 2012 10:19
Last Modified:12 Dec 2012 08:25

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