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ERIC Number: ED428252
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Mar
Pages: 34
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Cultural Concerns.
This document contains four papers from a symposium on cultural concerns in human resource development (HRD). "Race, Gender, and Mentoring Patterns" (Linda M. Hite) examines mentoring patterns and opportunities among black female professionals and reports results reinforcing the need for increased availability of same-sex, same-race mentors in work environments. "Impatriation Via a Not-for-Profit Organization: Interpretive Study of the Cultural Adjustments of International Catholic Priests and Sisters to Living in the Upper Midwest United States and the Role of the Organization" (Jean R. McFarland) presents findings suggesting impatriates affiliated with religious organizations find cultural adjustment is impeded by social, cultural, and preparedness factors the organization can alleviate. "Constructing Diverse Workplace Communities: Using an Educational Attrition Model to Retain Managerial Employees of Color and Women" (Shari L. Peterson) examines theoretical underpinnings of organizational models explaining employee turnover and an educational model explaining student attrition. It establishes a foundation to test a new model and explore the nature of turnover among managerial employees of color and women. "A Conceptual Framework of Learning for Native American Adult Learners" (Steven R. Aragon) propose a framework to use to design, develop, and execute formal educational experiences for Native American adult learners. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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Note: In: Academy of Human Resource Development Conference Proceedings (Oak Brook, Illinois, March 4-8, 1998); see CE 078 258.