Determining Factors for Educating Students for Choosing to Work for Foreign Units: Absence of Self-Efficacy
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Universidad de Granada
Workplace choiceGraduates’ career choiceWork for foreign enterprisesFDI
Nguyen Thanh Hoang, Dinh Tran Ngoc Huy (2021). Determining Factors for Educating Students for Choosing to Work for Foreign Units: Absence of Self-Efficacy. Journal for Educators, Teachers and Trainers, Vol. 12(2). 11 – 19. [DOI: 10.47750/jett.2021.12.02.002]
Educating our students in developing countries such as Vietnam is becoming necessary. So first of all, this study aims to identify factors that impact on students’ decision to work for a foreign company for those who are studying in the field of social sciences and humanities. Based on 508 responses, the results from linear regression analysis shows that Self-Interests, Self-Outcome Expectations (internal factors), University’s Gains, and References (external factors) were factors that affect student workplace choice. Meanwhile, the factor of capacity (“Self-efficacy”) to perform the task (“Working environment”) has no statistical relationship. This result suggests for educational managers, business managers in general and foreign enterprises in particular to coordinate vocational education for students.