Understanding the Relationship Between Youth Voluntary Organization, Leadership and Intergroup Relationship in Sabah, Malaysia

  • Mohd. Sohaimi Esa Pusat Penataran Ilmu dan Bahasa, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
  • Romzi Ationg Pusat Penataran Ilmu dan Bahasa, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
  • Mohd. Azri Ibrahim Pusat Penataran Ilmu dan Bahasa, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
  • Abang Mohd. Razif Abang Muis Pusat Penataran Ilmu dan Bahasa, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
  • Irma Wani Othman Pusat Penataran Ilmu dan Bahasa, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
  • Sirahim Abdullah Pusat Penataran Ilmu dan Bahasa, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
Keywords: leadership, youth development, Sabah, volunteerism


If the youth voluntary associations’ common goals are to be achieved, their leaders must embrace leadership ethics that are the most effective in leading and motivating people to actively execute their job. In carrying out their leadership role, it is also important to note that the leaders always required considering the role played by the factor calls intergroup relations. Accordingly, based on literature as well as documents review, this paper briefly discusses the importance of understanding the relationship between leadership ethics and intergroup relations in effort to consolidating youth development in Sabah. The paper thus shows that leadership ethics is a key determining factor in the attainment of youth voluntary common goals with consideration of intergroup relationship factor within the organization. Nevertheless, it is argued that a further study to be done for clarification on this matter.

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How to Cite
Esa, M. S., Ationg, R., Ibrahim, M. A., Abang Muis, A. M. R., Othman, I. W. and Abdullah, S. (2021) “Understanding the Relationship Between Youth Voluntary Organization, Leadership and Intergroup Relationship in Sabah, Malaysia”, Malaysian Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MJSSH), 6(8), pp. 492 - 500. doi: https://doi.org/10.47405/mjssh.v6i8.929.

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