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Zinke, Sabine; Briault, Steve – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2007
The article describes an in-house executive development programme run by the authors in a leading banking group in the CEE region. The programme attempts to follow a systemic approach to learning and contains a mix of elements including action learning, classroom teaching, study, peer support and feedback and "learning visits" to…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Banking, Experiential Learning, Education Work Relationship
Shurtz, Mary Ann; LeFlore, Ann Becker – 1979
This module, one of six on teaching consumer matters to low-income adults, discusses banking skills. Topics include banking services (savings accounts, safety deposit boxes, Christmas clubs, loans, etc.), checking accounts (deposits, checkwriting, check registers, opening an account), how to use the check register (cancelled checks, deposits),…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Banking, Consumer Education, Consumer Protection
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Pattni, Indira; Soutar, Geoffrey N.; Klobas, Jane E. – Human Resource Development Quarterly, 2007
The study discussed in this article investigated the impact of a short self-management skills training course on frontline bank employees' learning about the use of self-management to overcome obstacles to the initiation of banking product sales, perceived self-efficacy in initiating the sale of a product, and performance in activities related to…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Intervention, Self Efficacy, Control Groups
Leventhal, Jerome I., Ed. – 1971
Intended to aid teachers in the development of realistic and meaningful curriculum, this bibliography contains books, articles, audiovisual aids, and other materials pertaining to marketing and distributive education which were published between 1968-1971. Entries are arranged alphabetically by author or title according to these categories: (1)…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Bibliographies, Curriculum Development, Distributive Education
OECD Publishing (NJ3), 2012
Canada weathered the global economic crisis well, mainly reflecting sustained growth in domestic pending, and the economy is continuing to grow despite the persistence of international turbulence, most recently stemming from the euro zone sovereign debt crisis. In Canada's case, several factors are acting in its favour. Federal fiscal plans are…
Descriptors: Innovation, Living Standards, Foreign Countries, Banking
Balistreri, Sarah; Di Giacomo, F. Tony; Noisette, Ivanley; Ptak, Thomas – College Board, 2012
Following the completion of this century's first decade, educators, policymakers, and researchers are attempting to predict future needs. However, is it possible to know what the education and global landscape will look like at the end of this century? Certainly, in 1900 one could not have comprehended the myriad innovations that would occur by…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Curriculum Development, Evaluation Methods, Teaching Methods
Pilz, Matthias – European Journal of Vocational Training, 2009
In the financial services sector in Germany the proportion of trainees qualified to go on to university is particularly high. But what induces school leavers not to go (straight) to university? A written survey of over 500 trainees in the banking and insurance sectors examined the motivations for the choice of educational pathway. Only some of the…
Descriptors: Financial Services, Apprenticeships, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education
Bailey, Thomas – American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1990
Discusses the debate over the skill level needed for jobs in the future. Explores the new body of research that suggests that jobs of the future will require more skills and education, not less. Discusses changes in the following industries: (1) apparel; (2) textiles; (3) banking; and (4) business services. (JS)
Descriptors: Automation, Banking, Education Work Relationship, Fashion Industry
Bureau of Domestic Business Development (DOC), Washington, DC. – 1975
This publication is designed to provide the business community with information on growing markets for many business and consumer services. Divided into two parts, the document overview in part I identifies two service area problems: lagging productivity gains and rapidly rising prices of services. The overview states, however, that service sector…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Ancillary School Services, Banking, Census Figures
Chou, Yen-Chun – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Forrest Research estimated that revenues derived from mobile devices will grow at an annual rate of 39% to reach $31 billion by 2016. With the tremendous market growth, mobile banking, mobile marketing, and mobile retailing have been recently introduced to satisfy customer needs. Academic and practical articles have widely discussed unique…
Descriptors: Retailing, Handheld Devices, Adoption (Ideas), Business
Griffee, Alice – 1972
This course in banking intends to give students an insight into the personal and business services that banks provide. It includes instruction on savings and checking accounts, loans, trusts, and safety deposit facilities. Also included are the performance objectives, five pages of an outline on course content, suggested teaching and learning…
Descriptors: Banking, Banking Vocabulary, Business Education, Course Content
Fraser, Donald R. – 1984
It is the premise of this booklet, one of a series intended to apply economic principles to major social and political issues of the day, that a revolution in the banking and financial services industry is altering not only the fundamental nature of the services offered but the character of the organizations themselves. The purpose of the essay is…
Descriptors: Banking, Business, Capitalism, Controversial Issues (Course Content)
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Mols, Niels Peter – Internet Research, 2000
Examines various aspects of the motives, perceptions, and expectations connected with the introduction of Internet banking in Danish retail banking. Responses from questionnaires and results from a factor analysis and a hierarchical cluster analysis indicate a belief that Internet banking will become more important in the future. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Banking, Cluster Analysis, Factor Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Joyce, Marguerite P. – Business Communication Quarterly, 2008
Businesses continue to use the job interview as a final determinant of the applicant's good fit for the company and its culture. Today, many companies are hiring less and/or are taking longer to find just the right person with the right skills for the right job. If an applicant is asked to come for an interview, the general feeling is that the…
Descriptors: Personnel Selection, Employment Interviews, Questioning Techniques, Job Skills
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Dimitriades, Zoe S. – Journal of European Industrial Training, 2007
Purpose: The purpose of this research is to investigate the relative importance of personal-demographic and positional factors in predicting emotional intelligence (EI) among service workers in the Greek context. Design/methodology/approach: The study involved administering Schutte et al.'s SREIT test to employees engaged in retailing, insurance,…
Descriptors: Demography, Employment Level, Predictor Variables, Emotional Intelligence
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