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UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA BBA (HONS) HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT SEPTEMBER 2019 MGT544 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR AND LEADERSHIP INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT: ARTICLE SUMMARY PREPARED BY NAME: AHMAD FARIS BIN AHAMAD TUAH STUDENT ID: 2018287938 PREPARED FOR: DR. HJ. SHAMSHUL ANAZ BIN HJ. KASSIM SENIOR LECTURER FACULTY OF BUSINESS MANAGEMENT UiTM PERLIS BRANCH DATE: 2 NOVEMBER 2019 0
TABLE OF CONTENT Article Summary 2 Article critique 3 Reference 4 Appendix 5-10 1
TOPIC: Empowering Youth Through A Holistic Approach AUTHOR: Mahendran Subramaniam YEARS: 28 August 2019 SOURCE: Malay Mail The article discussed about an important issue of a youth as a critical role to play in the country’s effort to achieve the Malaysia as the most successful nation in the world. A youth is anyone between 18 and 35 years of age. This age limitation can be less or higher in some other country. The future of a nation lies in the hands of its posterity. Youth are say as one of the most vulnerable group in society. So youth must be important for the future starts from now. The quality of its youth determines the kind of future, the nation will have. Therefore, if we want to ensure a bright future for our country, we need to strengthen and empower our youth. Therefore, the articles also mentioned about some difficulties of a youths to finding jobs because of labor market is now less predictably changing is more rapidly and competitive. Skill, experience and moral ethics are factors of lack of a youth. As we can see employment in Malaysia is set back by educational and skill mismatches. Also we can see the most important factor is the youth mindset as well. The preparing of the youth must start from the beginning as well (parents, teachers) to educate them for the future. The article also talking about employability of a youth which is developing a range of achievements, understandings and personal attributes. As much as we can see is the implementation of lifelong learning programs will help to encourage skill of the youths. Same goes to the use of information technology in domestic and global economic. 2
CRITIQUE By the understanding this article, the writer wants to highlight that the youth have a critical role as a future to achieve the status of a fully develop nation. Government regulation which is in education or in employment must be more thoughtful. Some of the youth are currently unemployed or underemployed due to lack of proper education, skill knowhow or job opportunities. Moreover, the pension limit for government sector at 65 years old must be reviewed to provided opportunities to youth to joined in government sector. Government would be focusing on stabilize on economic sector to make sure a youth got more opportunities to work in government sector and because of that the job employment will be more expanding. One major critique of youth empowerment is that most programs take a risk-focused approach. There has been a major emphasis on what is going wrong for youth in their lives rather than what goes right. This portrays young people as a problem that need to

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