Women in technical fields: Career decision process

Ramlee B. Mustapha, Azami Zaharim, Norhazizi Lebai Long, Fouziah Mohd

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Abstract

The issue of gender imparity in technical fields is complex. Several studies found that gender inequality exists in certain sectors of the economy. The purpose of the study was to identify the factors that influence the career choice among female and male students in technical schools. The study found that the gender imbalance in technical and vocational fields is mainly due to career making decision process.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2009 International Conference on Engineering Education, ICEED2009 - Embracing New Challenges in Engineering Education
Pages102-105
Number of pages4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009
Event2009 International Conference on Engineering Education, ICEED2009 - Embracing New Challenges in Engineering Education - Kuala Lumpur
Duration: 7 Dec 20098 Dec 2009

Other

Other2009 International Conference on Engineering Education, ICEED2009 - Embracing New Challenges in Engineering Education
CityKuala Lumpur
Period7/12/098/12/09

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Keywords

  • Career decision process
  • Gender
  • Malaysia
  • Technical and vocational education
  • Women

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Education

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Mustapha, R. B., Zaharim, A., Long, N. L., & Mohd, F. (2009). Women in technical fields: Career decision process. In 2009 International Conference on Engineering Education, ICEED2009 - Embracing New Challenges in Engineering Education (pp. 102-105). [5490603] https://doi.org/10.1109/ICEED.2009.5490603

Women in technical fields : Career decision process. / Mustapha, Ramlee B.; Zaharim, Azami; Long, Norhazizi Lebai; Mohd, Fouziah.

2009 International Conference on Engineering Education, ICEED2009 - Embracing New Challenges in Engineering Education. 2009. p. 102-105 5490603.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Mustapha, RB, Zaharim, A, Long, NL & Mohd, F 2009, Women in technical fields: Career decision process. in 2009 International Conference on Engineering Education, ICEED2009 - Embracing New Challenges in Engineering Education., 5490603, pp. 102-105, 2009 International Conference on Engineering Education, ICEED2009 - Embracing New Challenges in Engineering Education, Kuala Lumpur, 7/12/09. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICEED.2009.5490603
Mustapha RB, Zaharim A, Long NL, Mohd F. Women in technical fields: Career decision process. In 2009 International Conference on Engineering Education, ICEED2009 - Embracing New Challenges in Engineering Education. 2009. p. 102-105. 5490603 https://doi.org/10.1109/ICEED.2009.5490603
Mustapha, Ramlee B. ; Zaharim, Azami ; Long, Norhazizi Lebai ; Mohd, Fouziah. / Women in technical fields : Career decision process. 2009 International Conference on Engineering Education, ICEED2009 - Embracing New Challenges in Engineering Education. 2009. pp. 102-105
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