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Gender and communication issues in the Malaysian public universities


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Tamby Chek, Ibrahim and Syed Mohamad, Syed Ismail and Jusoff, Kamaruzaman and Abd Razak, Ahmad Zainal Abidin and Mat Norwani, Norlia and Abdullah, Muhammad Khairuddin Lim (2011) Gender and communication issues in the Malaysian public universities. World Applied Sciences Journal, 12. pp. 41-45. ISSN 1818-4952; ESSN: 1991-6426

Abstract

Gender and communication is a hot topic discussed and research on this topic is a never-ending effort. This study will discuss issues of gender and communication in the Malaysian public universities. Among the major items focused in this study is the advancement of women in the workforce, the major barriers that prevent women from climbing up the corporate ladder, and the management of conflict and anger in order to build a conducive and therapeutic work setting. The appointment of two women vice chancellors in the Malaysian public universities shows that the glass ceiling can be broken and women can excel further in the Malaysian workforce. This phenomenon indicates that women are also important in the policy-making and decision-making process in public universities.


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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Forestry
Publisher: IDOSI Publications
Notes: Special issue on Creating a Knowledge Based Society
Keywords: Gender and communication; Public universities; Emotional intelligence; Job advancement; Effective leader
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2020 03:48
Last Modified: 06 Jul 2020 03:48
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/37674
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