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Xu, Sen; Jiang, Xueting; Walsh, Ian J. – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2018
In this paper, we explain the influence of co-worker trust on the effect of employees' openness to experience on their perceptions of their own creativity. We surveyed 199 working professionals in Ireland and found that openness to experience was positively associated with both employees' perceptions of their radical creativity and incremental…
Descriptors: Creativity, Work Experience, Trust (Psychology), Collegiality
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Artinian, Nancy T.; Drees, Betty M.; Glazer, Greer; Harris, Kevin; Kaufman, Lon S.; Lopez, Naty; Danek, Jennifer C.; Michaels, Julia – College and University, 2017
In the wake of national health care reform, development of the future health care workforce has become more important than ever. Millions of newly insured patients, many from underserved urban communities, are seeking health care services. In order to provide high-quality care to rapidly diversifying patient populations, health care professionals…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Health Services, College Applicants, College Admission
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Smith, Raymond – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2017
Purpose: The focus on innovation as a foundational element of enhanced organisational performance has led to the promoting and valuing of greater levels of employee participation in innovation processes. An emergent concept of employee-driven innovation could be argued to have hindered understandings of the creative and transformative nature of…
Descriptors: Innovation, Employees, Transformative Learning, Ethnography
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Hordern, Jim – Journal of Education and Work, 2016
The development and iteration of a body of professional knowledge appropriate to the demands of practice is a central concern of studies of professional education and work. This article concentrates on Bernstein's notion of the "region" of professional knowledge, identifying regions as complex socio-epistemic entities into which forms of…
Descriptors: Professional Education, Professional Occupations, Knowledge Level, Proximity
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Brady, Shane R.; Moxley, David – Journal of Social Work Education, 2016
The authors examine how the profession's adaptation to Flexner's criteria influences the emergence of the neomedical model as the majoritarian paradigm within social work even in the face of a pluralism manifest by the existence of other competing paradigms. One endorses empowerment in social work, and the other embraces societal transformation in…
Descriptors: Social Work, Scientific Principles, Philosophy, Social Problems
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Grise-Owens, Erlene; Owens, Larry W.; Miller, Justin Jay – Journal of Social Work Education, 2016
Abraham Flexner contended that "something more than a degree or claim" is needed to make a profession. He further asserted that the definitions of a profession require recasting over time. This article critically considers recasting licensing as something more for social work. Analysis of past and present discourse on licensing in social…
Descriptors: Social Work, Certification, Professionalism, Professional Occupations
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Bell, Robin – Education & Training, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the relationship between students' entrepreneurial attitudes and traits and their classification of employment six months after university graduation. It aims to identify what specific attitudes and traits of entrepreneurial graduates are linked to employability in a professional or managerial…
Descriptors: Correlation, Entrepreneurship, Employment Level, Classification
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Rose, Stephen J. – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2015
This report explores the crucial transformation of the United States from an industrial to a post-industrial economy, with a particular focus on the shifting skill levels and incomes of American workers. It shows the increasing value of postsecondary education in today's economy and examines how workers have fared as the nation's focus has shifted…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Economics, Service Occupations, Role of Education
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Malone, Edward A. – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2015
This article examines the historical professional project that created the Institute of Radio Engineers' Professional Group on Engineering Writing an Speech (IRE PGEWS)--now called the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers' Professional Communication Society (IEEE PCS)--and recounts the group's early history in detail. It also traces…
Descriptors: Engineering, History, Profiles, Professional Occupations
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Martin, Ian; Lauterbach, Alexandra; Carey, John – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2015
A grounded theory methodology was used to analyze articles and book chapters describing the development and practice of school-based counseling in 25 different countries in order to identify the factors that affect development and practice. An 11-factor analytic framework was developed. Factors include: Cultural Factors, National Needs, Larger…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, School Counseling, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Influences
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Hollister, Matissa – Journal of Education and Work, 2015
In recent decades, the proportion of college-educated workers in the United States entering professional occupations has declined. While the rising incomes of college graduates signals the growing value of skills and education, it seems that these skills are increasingly put to use outside of the professions. This paper examines the occupations of…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Occupations, Trend Analysis, Professional Occupations
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Fleischmann, Katja; Daniel, Ryan – Journal of Education and Work, 2015
Work practices in the creative industries have changed significantly since the turn of the twenty-first century. The design profession in particular has been influenced by rapidly emerging digital media practices and processes. While the design sector remains a significant source of employment, in recent years, there has been considerable growth…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Design, Professional Occupations, Employment
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Hetzner, Stefanie; Heid, Helmut; Gruber, Hans – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2015
Purpose: This paper aims to contribute to an understanding of how individual characteristics and perceived contextual conditions shape reflection in professional work, particularly in workplaces that provide a variety of work experiences related to changes. The authors examine the effects of personal initiative, self-efficacy and perceived…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Professional Occupations, Reflection, Self Efficacy
Gallagher, Sean – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2014
Over the past decade, enrollment in professional master's degree programs has grown substantially, and this category has outpaced the overall recent flattening of college enrollment. Today, 5 million more U.S. adults hold a master's degree compared with a decade ago, and in some circles the master's is being referred to as "the…
Descriptors: Masters Degrees, Credentials, Education Work Relationship, Labor Market
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Lockwood, Elise; Knuth, Eric – Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 2014
In many STEM-related fields, graduating doctoral students are often expected to assume a postdoctoral position as a prerequisite to a faculty position, yet there is no such expectation in mathematics education. This phenomenon is likely due in large part to an abundance of faculty positions; however, it may also result from the field's…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Postdoctoral Education, Fellowships, Employment Opportunities
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