Eliciting salient beliefs of engineers in Malaysia on migrating abroad

Migration Letters

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Title Eliciting salient beliefs of engineers in Malaysia on migrating abroad
 
Creator Ramoo, Balu
Lee, Chong Yee
Yu, Cheng Ming
 
Subject Economics
Brain drain; Theory of Planned Behaviour; salient beliefs; behavioural intervention programme; Generation Y
 
Description Despite various government efforts incorporating economic, social and political considerations in curbing emigration problem, brain drain remains an issue in Malaysia. This paper examines the determinants of migration from behavioural perspectives. Using Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) model, the engineers salient beliefs on migrating abroad were elicited using qualitative analysis. A number of new behavioural, normative and control beliefs were identified. The elicitation of the engineers salient beliefs is essential in developing appropriate behavioural intervention programmes to reduce their intention to migrate abroad. The methodology developed in this study can also assist future researchers to identify the salient beliefs of people who have high intention to migrate abroad.
 
Publisher Transnational Press London
 
Contributor
 
Date 2017-05-01
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
Research Paper
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://journal.tplondon.com/index.php/ml/article/view/738
 
Source Migration Letters; Vol 14, No 2 (2017); 221-236
1741-8992
1741-8984
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journal.tplondon.com/index.php/ml/article/view/738/582
 

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