An Investigation of Situational Inhibitors to Informal Learning amongst Accountants

Authors

  • Muhammad Syahir Abdul Wahab
  • Ram Al-Jaffri Saad
  • Mohammed Amir Mat Samsudin

Abstract

A case study was conducted to investigate situational inhibitors to informal learning activities amongst accountants in a public firm in Malaysia. Four situational inhibitors emerged from the data analysis. The accountants reported that lack of time, lack of proximity to colleagues' working areas, lack of support from others and structural inhibitor as the inhibitors to the learning. The paper proceeds to outline the theoretical and practical implications as well as suggestions for future research.

Keywords: Accountant, Informal Learning, Situational Inhibitors

JEL Classification: D9

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Published

2016-11-20

How to Cite

Wahab, M. S. A., Saad, R. A.-J., & Samsudin, M. A. M. (2016). An Investigation of Situational Inhibitors to Informal Learning amongst Accountants. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, 6(7S), 333–336. Retrieved from https://www.econjournals.com/index.php/ijefi/article/view/3606

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