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ERIC Number: EJ1143309
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1936-346X
Developing Research Skills for Undergraduate Business Students: Experiential Learning on Introduction to Personnel Administration and Industrial Relations Course
Figueroa, Carmen I.; González, Cándida
Journal of Learning in Higher Education, v10 n2 p31-38 Spr 2014
This paper reports on research into developing research skills in human resources management of apprentices through experiential learning. The target groups were undergraduate business students registered in the Introduction to Personnel and Industrial Relations course. The research identified the appreciation level of importance and satisfaction from apprentices since the acquisition and development of research skills for human resources management discipline. Data analysis indicates, firstly the importance of acquisition and development research skills in human resources management are congruent with the needs required for the contemporary organization and career objectives of the apprentices and future human resources professionals. The results obtained have positive implications on apprentices from research skills statements such as organizational goal's achievement, job analysis, human resources audit, strategic planning, statistical analysis, and evidence-based in human resources management to diminish the skills gap through the curriculum development in human resources management.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Puerto Rico
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