Assessing the RIASEC Model’s Impact on Critical Thinking in Industry 4.0

  • Ani Liza Abd Rahman
  • Mohd Isa Abd Rahim
  • Nor Jannah Ismail

Abstract

The advent of Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR 4.0) necessitates not only technologies advancements in manufacturing but also the development of essential human competencies, such as critical thinking, which beyond the capabilities of automated systems. This study draws the inspiration from the Holland theory to examine the influence of RIASEC model on critical thinking competency within the context of IR 4.0. Survey data were gathered from 98 bachelor students enrolled in work-based learning (WBL) programs at polytechnics in Malaysia, with focus on individuals from low-income backgrounds. This study employing a quantitative method and purposive sampling was utilized for sample selection. Partial Least Square Structural Equation Modelling (PLS-SEM) via Smart PLS 3.0 software was employed to analyze both measurement and structural models. The findings indicate a positive relationship between four RIASEC model and critical thinking competency.  The study concludes with discussion on the implications and limitations of the findings, along with suggestions for future research direction related to the RIASEC model’s impact on IR 4.0 competency.    

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Published
2024-03-31
How to Cite
ABD RAHMAN, Ani Liza; ABD RAHIM, Mohd Isa; ISMAIL, Nor Jannah. Assessing the RIASEC Model’s Impact on Critical Thinking in Industry 4.0. International Journal of Business and Technology Management, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 1, p. 325-340, mar. 2024. ISSN 2682-7646. Available at: <https://myjms.mohe.gov.my/index.php/ijbtm/article/view/26123>. Date accessed: 13 june 2024.
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