Boosting Learning Goal Orientation through Work Engagement: From the Lens of Malaysian Academics

Authors

  • Tan Fee Yean
  • Johanim Johari
  • Khulida Kirana Yahya

Keywords:

Work engagement, Learning goal orientation, Academic, Public universities

Abstract

The objective of the present study is to determine the influence of work engagement on academics’ learning goal orientation. Data was collected through a questionnaire from 265 academics in Malaysian public universities. The regression results indicated that work engagement is a significant factor that influences academics’ learning goal orientation. Discussions explicated the plausible explanations to the findings. The study is beneficial to the universities’ management in understanding the aspects of workengagement and learning goal orientation among academics. The study is also useful in helping universities develop measures toenhance academics’ learning goal orientation, which is important in catapulting university’s overall performance. The implications of the research are also discussed.

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Published

2020-09-30

How to Cite

Yean, T. F., Johari, J., & Yahya, K. K. . (2020). Boosting Learning Goal Orientation through Work Engagement: From the Lens of Malaysian Academics. Journal of Business and Economic Analysis, 3(1), 70-76. Retrieved from http://jbea-sbe.org/index.php/jbea/article/view/29