The Effects of Work-life Conflict and Mentoring on Female Career Advancement

  • Rahimah Mohamed Yunos
  • Syahrul Ahmar Ahmad
  • Noreen Noor Abd Aziz
  • Fatimah Hashim
  • Siti Masnah Saringat

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of work-life conflict and mentorship on the career development of Universiti Teknologi Mara’s (UiTM) alumnae. Multiple regression analysis was used in this study to evaluate the connection between the independent and dependent variables. The study's target demographic consisted of female graduates from all UiTM branches. The findings revealed that work-life conflict and mentorship is significantly related to career advancement. It is recommended that higher education institutions increase curriculum activities geared particularly toward female students. Employers should have a structured mentorship program in place to prepare their female employees for positions in higher management. These initiatives may eventually assist firms in finding suitable female candidates for their boards of directors, thus allowing them to meet the Malaysian Securities Commission's requirement of 30% female directors

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Published
2021-12-31
How to Cite
MOHAMED YUNOS, Rahimah et al. The Effects of Work-life Conflict and Mentoring on Female Career Advancement. Asian Journal of Behavioural Sciences, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 4, p. 52-63, dec. 2021. ISSN 2710-5865. Available at: <https://myjms.mohe.gov.my/index.php/ajbs/article/view/16648>. Date accessed: 21 may 2022.
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