BOOK REVIEW: Kumar, D. M. Ismail A.N. & Normala S. (2016). Say No to Precarious working Condition (1stEdn). NFCT Publication, Malaysia. ISBN: 978-967- 14082-0-9, 83pages, 39 MYR

Publication Date : 01/10/2016

Author(s) :

Haim Hilman Abdullah.

Volume/Issue :
Volume 1
Issue 1
(10 - 2016)

Abstract :

This book provides thought - provoking acumen and practical elucidations in relation to plantation management, with specific reference to precarious working conditions existing in oil palm plantations of Malaysia. Prof. Dileep, Prof. Azizi and Ms. Normala have given thrust to the practical approach in students learning and development process by incorporating real social and managerial issues with the due involvement of oil palm plantation management, government and non-governmental organizations. The book incorporate issues of oil palm plantations detailing precarious working conditions, unethical work climate, poor level psychological contract and ergonomics issues leading to workers premature departure from the oil palm plantations. The teaching notes added in the book, support the faculty members facilitate this case study in the class rooms and there be support the students in developing managerial decisionmaking and problem solving ability. A brief outline of this book through its case titles can be detailed as follows.

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