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Dahlstedt, Magnus; Vesterberg, Viktor – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2019
This article focuses on job and career coaching provided by a multinational company, as a means of learning how to become employable. On the basis of a critical discourse analysis informed by Fairclough, we interrogate tips and advice in blog posts written by job and career coaches on the company's website. The aim of the article is to examine the…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Ideology, Job Performance, Employment Potential
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Huvila, Isto – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2008
Introduction: A work roles and role theory-based approach to conceptualise human information activity, denoted information work analysis is discussed. The present article explicates the approach and its special characteristics and benefits in comparison to earlier methods of analysing human information work. Method: The approach is discussed in…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Information Management, Job Analysis, Role Theory
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Broman, D.; Sandahl, K.; Abu Baker, M. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2012
Teaching larger software engineering project courses at the end of a computing curriculum is a way for students to learn some aspects of real-world jobs in industry. Such courses, often referred to as capstone courses, are effective for learning how to apply the skills they have acquired in, for example, design, test, and configuration management.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Software, Statistical Analysis, Course Evaluation
Swedish Council for Personnel Administration, Stockholm. – 1968
The 39 research projects described cover several fields within the social and behavioral sciences related to personnel administration. The project description format includes: (1) project title, (2) principal investigator, (3) institution, (4) advisor, (5) grants, (6) background and purpose, (7) scope, material, methods, experimental design, (8)…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Administration, Behavioral Science Research, Foreign Countries
Fredriksson, Lennart – 1974
This study contains two investigations conducted as part of a larger research project. "Job Training in the School Sector." The overall goals of the investigations include the following: (a) to analyze the jobs of school principals in the compulsory school, tutors in teacher training, and teachers in Labor Market Training (LMT); (b) to…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Educational Programs, Foreign Countries, Job Analysis
Eratuuli, Matti; Nylen, Christer – 1995
To explicate the difference between school management and leadership, a description of principals' behavior, especially in the area of instructional leadership, from their own perspective is presented. The test group consisted of nine Russian, nine Swedish, and two Finnish principals. Data were collected from essays written by the principals in…
Descriptors: Administrator Behavior, Comparative Analysis, Cultural Background, Cultural Context
Esp, D. G. – 1981
Observations of the Swedish program for training headteachers were made during a three-week visit in 1980. About 600 school leaders a year have been trained in the compulsory program since 1976. The National Board of Education, the central administrative board under the Ministry of Education, is responsible for the school leader education program…
Descriptors: Administrators, Curriculum Design, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education
Bierschenk, Bernhard; Bierschenk, Inger – Cognitive Science Research, 1987
The study of consciousness requires a language for exact and precise communication. This research project investigated how workers from different cultural contexts value information that is relevant to their job performance. Thirty-five randomly selected mechanics, from Sweden, England, West Germany, Italy, and the United States, were selected as…
Descriptors: Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Structures, Comparative Analysis
Becker, Franklin; Quinn, Kristen L.; Rappaport, Andrew J.; Sims, William R. – 1994
This document reports a study that examined implementation processes for new workplace practices--nonterritorial offices--in five international organizations in four countries. The organizations are IBM and Ernst & Young in the United Kingdom; Digital Equipment's Natural Office in Sweden; SOL Cleaning Company headquarters in Finland; and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Developed Nations, Employee Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Bjerstedt, Ake – 1976
This document is a presentation by the Department of Educational and Psychological Research of the School of Education, Malmo, Sweden, of information concerning Department's organization, research program, and reporting system. Brief summaries of current research projects are included, divided into four sections: (1) subject-matter oriented…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Environmental Research, Facilities, Foreign Countries
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). – 1980
This paper presents the state of current Swedish educational reform policy by describing the current state of Swedish education in compulsory comprehensive school (grades 1-9) and in higher education. The volume begins with a chapter on the external social factors affecting education. This is followed by chapters offering a general description of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Citizen Participation, Compulsory Education, Curriculum
Cox, Arne – 1974
The personnel function in industrial society has been marked by crisis, reappraisals, struggles for power, and guilty conscience. The profession is again under pressure; company management often questions its contribution to the solution of strategic personnel matters, while employees and their unions question its values, and wish to place its…
Descriptors: Democracy, Developed Nations, Employee Attitudes, Employer Attitudes