Investigating Knowledge Competence Of Civil Engineers In Malaysia

Ishak, Md Sayuti (2013) Investigating Knowledge Competence Of Civil Engineers In Malaysia. PhD thesis, Universiti Sains Malaysia.

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The competence of workers has always been regarded as the cornerstone of high performance and productivity of organisations, be it in the public or private sectors. It is generally accepted that competent workers significantly add values to their respective organisations. One of the key elements of competence of employees is knowledge competence. In the civil engineering field, knowledge competence is made of by a number of components, namely, engineering knowledge, engineering management knowledge, self-development knowledge, communication knowledge, IT knowledge, finance knowledge and legal knowledge. Without doubt, a civil engineer must possess these subject matters before he can be considered as a competent civil engineer. Nevertheless, no study had previously been conducted to determine such qualities. To fill this research gap, there is a need to develop a model of knowledge competence for civil engineers in the Malaysian context. To drive the research forward, the following objectives are utilise: to identify the knowledge competence components, knowledge competence components level, relationship between the knowledge competence components and the knowledge competence of civil engineers and to develop a framework of knowledge competence for civil engineers. A number of hypotheses have also been used to understand the relationships between knowledge competence requirements and knowledge competency of civil engineers.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
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Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH1-9745 Building construction
Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Perumahan, Bangunan & Perancangan (School of Housing, Building & Planning) > Thesis
Depositing User: Mr Mohammad Harish Sabri
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2020 04:06
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2020 04:06

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