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Farnsworth, Valerie; Davis, Pauline; Kalambouka, Afroditi; Ralph, Susan; Shi, Xin; Farrell, Peter – Education, Citizenship and Social Justice, 2011
The aim of this article is to extend our understanding of the relationship between knowledge of personal finance and empowerment. The analysis is based on interview data obtained as part of a longitudinal study of students, aged 16-19, who completed a financial capability course in the UK. The analysis presents a set of cultural models or…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Foreign Countries, Empowerment, Longitudinal Studies
Chatterton, Zac – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Universities and colleges are charged with the broad task of providing their students with the skills that will allow them to be successful in their chosen fields. The perception that teacher preparation programs hold the key to the knowledge and skills necessary to have a successful career is being unclear from the consumer's perspective. While…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Success, Teacher Effectiveness
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Roskvas, Ihor – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2017
The article deals with the issues of modern approaches to training competitive locksmiths-electricians and the influence of effective management on the process of vocational training. The modern labour market needs concerning vocational training of highly qualified workers have been analyzed. The concept of a competitive worker has been revealed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Building Trades, Electrical Occupations
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Tosti, Donald; Herbst, Scott A. – Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, 2009
While behavior systems analysts have recognized the importance of the consumer of organizational products (i.e., receiving system) in developing models of organizational change, few have offered a systematic assessment of the relationship between consumer and organizational practices. In this article we will discuss how a behavior systems approach…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, Organizational Change, Stakeholders, Models
Son, Jiyeon – ProQuest LLC, 2012
In this dissertation, I aim to clarify the factors affecting a consumers' choice between the Internet and a financial planner for making saving and investment decisions, based on household production theory. Moreover, I explore the likelihood of an individual being an Internet user (vs. a non-user), a financial planner user (vs. a non-user),…
Descriptors: Performance Factors, Internet, Financial Services, Money Management
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Abad-Segura, Emilio; González-Zamar, Mariana-Daniela – Education Sciences, 2019
The limited attention given to financial education in the development of student competencies can undermine the decision making of individuals in their adulthood. This circumstance has been widely studied in the literature, where the effect of financial literacy on creative entrepreneurship is influenced. The objective of this study is to analyze…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Consumer Education, Money Management, Multiple Literacies
Larkin, Jean – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This qualitative research study across three large consumer products organizations explored career management of senior leaders to gain an understanding of what is important to senior leaders in their careers and what strategies they are using for career management. It also investigated senior leaders' expectations of organizations for career…
Descriptors: Career Development, Qualitative Research, Administrator Attitudes, Organizational Theories
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Futris, Ted G.; Nielsen, Robert B.; Barton, Allen W. – Journal of Extension, 2011
The study reported here explored level of interest and preferred delivery method of Extension programming related to financial management and relationship skills education. These two subjects comprise areas of Extension that often receive less recognition but appear as pertinent issues in the lives of many individuals. Using a diverse sample of…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Money Management, Delivery Systems, Preferences
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Fisher, Patti J.; Hsu, Chungwen – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2012
This study uses the 2007 Survey of Consumer Finances to empirically explore differences in saving behavior between Hispanic (N = 533) and non-Hispanic White (N = 2,473) households. The results of the logistic regression model show that self-employed Hispanics were more likely to save, while self-employment was not significant for Whites. Being…
Descriptors: Self Employment, Family (Sociological Unit), Academic Persistence, Hispanic Americans
Storey, Gerald S. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Consumerization of Information Technology (CIT) refers to the emerging progression of IT in the consumer market that has spread to business and government organizations because employees are using any of their own personal mobile technology for work-related purposes. Organizations that support CIT in the workplace should have a…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Information Technology, Nonprofit Organizations, Employee Attitudes
Speight, Dana Renee – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Disproportionality in discipline has been well-documented in the research literature (Achilles, McLaughlin, & Croninger, 2007; Losen & Gillespie, 2012; Gregory, Skiba, & Mediratta, 2017; Skiba, Peterson, & Williams, 1997). Students from diverse ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities are removed from their classrooms more…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Intervention, Adolescents, Student Behavior
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Nadirova, Gulnar – NORDSCI, 2018
University education throughout the world undergoes a fundamental transformation in terms of its role in society, the system of functioning, economic structure, and value. At present, many countries observe and discuss the crisis of universities. There is an opinion that The University from a purely educational institution is transformed into a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Barriers, Foreign Countries, Educational Trends
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Wang, Guohao; Yu, Liying – Education Sciences, 2019
Collaborative innovation, with universities as the main body, is an important foundation for deepening the cooperation between industry, universities, and research institutes. Taking the collaborative innovation of five universities in Japan Shikoku area as an example, this paper summarizes the content of collaborative innovation in colleges and…
Descriptors: Innovation, School Business Relationship, Foreign Countries, Universities
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Wills, Howard; Kamps, Debra; Fleming, Kandace; Hansen, Blake – Exceptional Children, 2016
Schools continue to strive for the use of evidenced-based interventions and policies to foster well-managed classrooms that promote improved student outcomes. The present study examined the effects of the Class-Wide Function-related Intervention Teams (CW-FIT), a group contingency intervention, on the on-task and disruptive behavior of elementary…
Descriptors: Intervention, Outcomes of Education, Elementary School Students, At Risk Students
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Ozkalp, Enver; Sungur, Zerrin; Ozdemir, Aytul Ayse – Journal of European Industrial Training, 2009
Purpose: The aim of this study is to determine Turkish managers conflict styles in different sectors, namely durable consumer goods, aviation, automotive and banking. Design/methodology/approach: A total of 130 managers conflict management styles were assessed by applying the Rahim's 1983 Organizational Conflict Inventory-II. Findings: First,…
Descriptors: Creativity, Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Foreign Countries
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