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|Abstract : Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris|
|Lecturers’ job scope is challenging and demanding. It can lead to undesirable behaviours within the academic practice if lecturers start to feel burdened by those job scopes. Hence, rather than solely focusing on performance, lecturers’ engagement towards their tasks should be acknowledged. This article is attempting to discuss the issues and challenges related to the work engagement of lecturers by referring to previous articles. First, the concept of work engagement is described. Then, the reality of lecturers’ engagement is explored. Then, it is followed by the current challenges within their job that might risk their engagement are included. This article concludes with a summary of the article and some recommendations for future researches. The significance of this article is that proper measures can be planned and administered starting from the management level until the individual level which is the lecturers themselves so that work engagement can be attained.
Keywords: Work Engagement, Lecturers, Job Demand|
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