Information Management (IM) for Academic Staff Advancement Programme

Hamrila Abdul Latip, Siti Emalia Merzuki

Abstract


The higher institutions basically adopted the concept of further education and purposefully organized research into programmes structured under the institutional academic staff advancement programme. The nature of the programme involves all kind of information, which needs to be turned into useful information before it can be transmitted or disseminated to accommodate the needs of stakeholders and to support the institutional integral functions through its collection, relevance, dissemination, and retrieval. The study reveals the needs for higher academic institutions to have in place a proper information system to preserve their corporate records and the involvement by the information professionals from all level of management and designated to have the knowledge and skills in Information Management (IM) that would consecutively improves their working processes as a whole. Therefore, this study explores the issues revolving within the management of staff academic advancement program in higher institutions and attempts to develop the understanding of how a systematic information management may serve to improve and simplify the tasks.

Keywords


information management; staff advancement; higher education; advancement program.

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