Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Research of Educational Administration and Management (ICREAM 2019)

Self-Leadership: Challenges of Malaysian Students Toward Industrial Revolution 4.0

Authors
Edria Nita Mustaffa, Muhammad Faizal A. Ghani
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Edria Nita Mustaffa
Available Online 7 February 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200130.215How to use a DOI?
Keywords
self-leadership, challenges, students, Industrial Revolution 4.0, interviews
Abstract

The impact of globalization, liberalization and the changing attitudes of society towards future leaders requires adjustment and improvements in leadership style. A leader is not born naturally. We always hear the phrase “Born to Be a Leader”, but the expression is not always found in the realm of reality. Some say that leadership is inherited from the parents. To produce human capital with superior knowledge, skills and personal capabilities, self-leadership is seen as an important component that needs to be present in every individual today. This study aims to explore the needs and challenges of self-leadership based on the perceptions of student leaders. An explorative qualitative study utilizing the interview method used four randomly chosen student leaders as research participants. The data were collected through interviews. The interview data were analyzed using thematic analysis. Qualitative data analysis summarized that there are four main strategies found in student self-leadership which are behavior-focused strategies, natural reward strategies, constructive mindset strategies and superior leadership strategies. There are also important elements that can be attributed to these strategies. The implication of this study is to make self-leadership necessary in the individual of a future leader.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Research of Educational Administration and Management (ICREAM 2019)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
7 February 2020
ISBN
978-94-6252-899-4
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200130.215How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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