International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

Enhancing Employee’s Creative Performance by Providing Training among Employees of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia
Md Murad Miah, Dr Nor Intan Adha Hafit

Small and Medium-sized of Enterprise (SMEs) are one of the fundamental pillars of the sustainable economic growth of Malaysia. Surprisingly, various research has shown that there is an issue arising in the sector of SMEs where scholars concern about low innovation in the SMEs of Malaysia. Additionally, one of the sides of low innovations shows by SMEs due to the lack of creative and trained employees. On the other hand, there is a limited research focus on the relationship between employee training and creative performance in the sector of SMEs in Malaysia. Hence, this research is going to focusing on enhancing employee creative performance by providing training among employees of SMEs in Malaysia. However, after review of the recent works of the literature shows that suitable training can enhance employee knowledge and skills that required employees domain and creativity relevant skills and when employees feel that organization investing in their skills and knowledge development its help them to engage with the organization alongside improving task motivation. Furthermore, this research is not out of limitation, firstly; objectives have not tested yet and focus on for-profit organization, therefore, the researcher suggests further research should focus on examining the relationship between training and employee creative performance. Last not but least, the researcher also suggests for further research need to focus on the nonprofit organization where can identify different perspective between training and employee creative performance.

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