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Published: 2020-03-25
Paper Type:Research
Paper Title:Malaysia National Education Blueprint: An Overview on the Policy of Recruitment and Selection of Teachers
Author:Syed MuhamadUbaidillah bin Syed Husin
About Author: Faculty of Engineering Technology University Malaysia Pahang h/p: 01110788641,
Page No:31-39
Article Info

The purpose of this study was to explore the policy of recruitment and selection of teachers and their impacts on organizational performance.It was to find out the impacts and the challenges associated with the poor teacher recruitment and selection practice and ways to help improve human resource planning and development. High turnover, teacher quality, retraining of teacher and organization’s goals were amongst the issues. Special reference was given to the latest Malaysia’s educational policy - Malaysia National Education Blueprint (2013-2025) (MNEB). The study tries to answer three questions namely; Why the Blueprint has included human resource management (HRM) in its transformation program as one of the key initiatives?How far is the influence of Teachers’ Unions in the making of Human Resource policy in education and to what extent the existing recruitment and selection policy has given impacts to the country’s educational system?.

Human Resource Management, teacher, recruitment and selection, retraining, Malaysia National Education Blueprint.
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Paper Type:Research
Paper Title:Proposition of a Macro Health Index in the World
Author:1Rodrigue N Tchoffo , 1Dany T Dombou , 1Achille T Tanga , 2Guivis Z Nkemgha
About Author:ORCID ID:
1 Doctorate Students in Faculty of Economics and Management at the University of Dschang, Cameroon
2P.h.D Doctor in Economics at the University of Dschang, Cameroon
Page No:40-49
Article Info

This article provides an aggregated indicator of health in the world from a macroeconomic perspective. Using World Bank Data Based on a sample of 178 countries and regions covering the period 1995-2014, we adopt the principal component analysis (PCA) to estimate the new indicator. The main results are as follows: the new indicator belongs to -5.375 and 4.239, where -5.375 is the score recorded by the worst-ranked country while 4.239 is the highest score recorded. In 2014, 69% of the sample have an index greater than the average of zero because of the normalization of data in ACP. The remaining 31% are mainly found in Africa, mostly in the Sub-Saharan regions.

Health Index Principal Component Analysis Health Utility Index
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C02; C43; I12
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