Anticipating Human Resource Development Challenges and Opportunities in ‘Halal Supply Chains’ and ‘Halal Logistics’ within ASEAN

Voak, Adam, and Fairman, Brian (2020) Anticipating Human Resource Development Challenges and Opportunities in ‘Halal Supply Chains’ and ‘Halal Logistics’ within ASEAN. Nusantara Halal Journal, 1 (1).

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The increasing global economic importance of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN), is creating new cultural challenges for participating governments. These challenges are clearly impacting on Human Mobility and Human Capability Development within the trading bloc. Development challenges are particularly evident in supply chains, where new knowledge, skills, and attitudes are needed to ensure respect for Halal services and the provenance of Halal products as they are traded across the region. While reflecting on this issue, this paper looks closely at the implicit and explicit challenges and opportunities in building culturally relevant ASEAN ‘Human Capabilities’ along increasingly globalized supply chains. The discussion also aims to explore the myriad of matters which could potentially impact the development and implementation of a competency-based Human Resource Development (HRD) strategy for ASEAN in and around Halal trading practices. It examines how this activity could positively influence the preservation of quality and enable the building of trust and assurance along Halal Supply Chains. The discussion also focuses on the potential deployment of occupational standards to improve Human Capability training interventions along Halal Supply Chains, which at their core respect religious beliefs and are conscious of cultural sensitivities.

Item ID: 77369
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 2745-7834
Keywords: human capability development, cultural awareness, human resource development, human mobility, halal supply chain, halal logistics.
Copyright Information: © 2020 by the authors. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2023 23:31
FoR Codes: 39 EDUCATION > 3903 Education systems > 390305 Professional education and training @ 50%
35 COMMERCE, MANAGEMENT, TOURISM AND SERVICES > 3509 Transportation, logistics and supply chains > 350909 Supply chains @ 50%
SEO Codes: 16 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 1601 Learner and learning > 160104 Professional development and adult education @ 100%
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