A Study on The Relationship of Technical Leadership Skills and Managerial Skills with The Performance of Engineers

  • Mohd Tajuddin Ismail University College of Yayasan Pahang
  • Hafizan Mat Som University College of Yayasan Pahang
  • Nor Aishah Hashim University College of Yayasan Pahang
Keywords: Technical Leadership Skills, Managerial Skills, Performance of Engineers

Abstract

The study will assist engineers in improving their performance by implementing two key skills, Technical Leadership and Managerial Skills, as a learning tool and a means of improving self-awareness, skills, and attitude. As a result, to achieve the study's goal, a descriptive study was used, in which questionnaires with four sections were delivered to 208 respondents. The findings suggest that Technical Leadership Skills and Managerial Skills have a substantial impact on the performance of engineers. As a result, it is recommended that organisational management evaluate the value of Technical Leadership and Managerial Skills among engineers for practice, particularly in the workplace. Companies looking to preserve a competitive advantage need engineers with the skills to lead diverse teams, combine technical brilliance with business acumen, and produce engineers with a thirst for lifelong learning. Companies that want to keep their competitive advantage need engineers who can manage a variety of teams, combine technical prowess with business sense, and develop engineers who have a passion for lifelong learning.  This research also examines why technical leadership and managerial abilities must become a major factor in the performance of engineers and advancement. This presentation will give a review of the literature on the link between Technical Leadership Skills Managerial Skills and the performance of engineers. Finally, this study will make explicit recommendations regarding the relationship between Technical Leadership Skills Managerial Skills, and the Performance of Engineers. The following are two recommended best practices that, when combined, have a greater impact.  The vital element in the advancement of the engineering profession is being relevant and connected in an era of global competition.  Selecting the right engineers at the right moment with competent competence, trainability, and commitment to construction can help firms perform better and gain a competitive advantage. Second Managerial Skills are crucial for a variety of reasons. As managers or engineers, they must be able to lead and solve problems in a variety of scenarios, both simple and complex. Effective and efficient management necessitates managerial abilities.  Engineer knowledge and ability to perform certain management tasks in a managerial capability are known as managerial skills.

Author Biographies

Hafizan Mat Som, University College of Yayasan Pahang

Lecturer at School of Computer, Science, Faculty of Science, Engineering, and Agrotechnology, University College of Yayasan Pahang, Malaysia. Her research interest includes Computer Digital and Information System, Electronic Learning, Technology-Enhanced Education, Corporate Leadership and Corporate Strategic Planning.

Nor Aishah Hashim, University College of Yayasan Pahang

Dean at Center for Continuing Education, University College of Yayasan Pahang, Malaysia. Her research interest includes Higher Education Performance, and Entrepreneurship.

Published
2022-11-16
How to Cite
Ismail, M. T., Mat Som, H., & Hashim, N. A. (2022). A Study on The Relationship of Technical Leadership Skills and Managerial Skills with The Performance of Engineers. Journal of Management and Business Studies , 1(1), 15-39. Retrieved from https://journal.ucyp.edu.my/index.php/JMBS/article/view/145
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