Is Employability Orientation More Enhanced by Career self- Efficacy or Leadership Attribute?

  •  neda tiraieyari    
  •  Jamaliah Abdul Hamid    


The purpose of this paper is to determine the association between employability orientations, leadership attribute and career self- efficacy. This study further investigates the influences of employability orientation among Malaysian university students. Data were collected randomly from 711undergraduate students from five Malaysian public universities. The dependent variable of this study was employability orientation and the independent variables were career self- efficacy and leadership attribute. Supporting the hypotheses, the results of study showed career self- efficacy and leadership attribute was positively related to employability orientation. MLR results showed that variables selected for this study explained 43.1% of the variance in employability orientation. Leadership attribute proved a stronger predictor for employability orientation.

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