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Wall, Tony; Tran, Ly Thi; Soejatminah, Sri – Vocations and Learning, 2017
National systems of vocational education and training around the globe are facing reform driven by quality, international mobility, and equity. Evidence suggests that there are qualitatively distinctive challenges in providing and sustaining workplace learning experiences to international students. However, despite growing conceptual and empirical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workplace Learning, Vocational Education, Foreign Students
Kissell, Bradley W. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The main objective of this study was to determine whether relationships existed between workplace diversity and organizational performance in accredited U.S. evangelical Christian colleges and universities. Evidence points to a rapidly changing demographic landscape. The U.S. and its workforce are quickly becoming racially and ethnically diverse.…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Diversity (Institutional), College Environment, Performance
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Gandhi, Meenakshi; Sen, Kakoli – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2021
Gender diversity and equality in the workplace has been much researched and spoken about in the corporate sector but the higher education sector in India remains largely untouched by it, probably because women seemingly far outnumber men in the teaching fraternity. However, data also suggests that most women in the higher education sector remain…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Career Choice, Women Faculty, Foreign Countries
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Quardokus Fisher, Kathleen; Kaufman, Eric; Calagna, Oriana; Myles, LaToya; Brinkworth, Carolyn; Simmons, Denise R.; Dixon, P. Grady – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2019
To address complex geoscience questions, communities with a variety of experiences and perspectives are needed in local workplaces and institutions across academia and government. To achieve this goal, geoscience needs leaders who are champions of diversity and who have positive attitudes toward others and act upon these attitudes to become change…
Descriptors: Workshops, Earth Science, Community Leaders, Communities of Practice
DeBaene, Matthew David – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this qualitative study was to gain a better understanding of generational diversity and associated values in the profession of education. In order to achieve this overall objective, the following overarching research question framed this qualitative study: In the profession of education, what are the different generations' workplace…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Qualitative Research, Values, Age Differences
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Beer, Janet – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2015
This paper presents a lecture given at the 17th Annual Lecture of the Association of University Administrators (AUA). The subject of the lecture is equality and diversity in higher education (HE) leadership, or possibly the absence of equality and diversity. The author focuses on what can be done to ensure that capable women enter HE leadership…
Descriptors: Leadership, Higher Education, Social Justice, Racial Differences
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Von Bergen, C. W.; Collier, George – Administrative Issues Journal: Education, Practice, and Research, 2013
Valuing diversity emphasizes the awareness, recognition, understanding, and appreciation of human differences and revolves around creating an inclusive environment in which everyone feels esteemed. This generally takes place through a series of management education and training programs that attempt to improve interpersonal relationships among…
Descriptors: Prosocial Behavior, Work Environment, Cultural Pluralism, Interpersonal Relationship
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Tynjala, Paivi – Vocations and Learning, 2013
The interest in research focusing on learning taking place at work, through work and for work has considerably increased over the past two decades. The purpose of the paper is to review and structure this wide and diverse research field. A tentative holistic model--the 3-P model of workplace learning--is presented, in relation to which the…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Vocational Education, Education Work Relationship, Communities of Practice
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Johnstone, Megan-Jane; Kanitsaki, Olga – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2008
This qualitative study has as its focus an exploration of health service providers' perceptions and experiences of the processes and implications of delivering workplace cultural diversity education for staff. Data were obtained from conducting in-depth individual and focus group interviews with a purposeful sample of 137 healthcare professionals,…
Descriptors: Health Services, Focus Groups, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries
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Lønsmann, Dorte – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2014
This article draws on a study of language choice and language ideologies in an international company in Denmark. It focuses on the linguistic and social challenges that are related to the diversity of language competences among employees in the modern workplace. Research on multilingualism at work has shown that employees may be excluded from…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Language Attitudes, Business Communication, Multilingualism
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Enchautegui-de-Jesus, Noemi; Hughes, Diane; Johnston, Kristen E.; Oh, Hyun Joo – Journal of Community Psychology, 2006
This research examined the relation between the effects of workplace diversity (defined as the proportion of coworkers of same ethnicity as the respondent) and psychosomatic complaints, psychological well-being, life satisfaction, and job satisfaction. A sample of 648 African American and Latino workers was surveyed in Chicago and New York City. A…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Life Satisfaction, Job Satisfaction
Jenkins, Danielle – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Commitment to gender diversity in the workplace is based on the social responsibility of business leaders. Many industries have achieved gender diversity, while others industries still struggle. Specifically, the IT industry has struggled to create a culture of inclusion for women. This study explored the experiences and perceptions of female…
Descriptors: Leadership, Best Practices, Women Administrators, Information Technology
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Collet, Chris; Hine, Damian; du Plessis, Karen – Education & Training, 2015
Purpose: While the global education debate remains focused on graduate skills and employability, the absence of a shared language between student, academic and industry stakeholder groups means that defining industry skills requirements is both essential and difficult. The purpose of this paper is to assess graduate skills requirements in a…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Knowledge Economy, Factor Analysis, Administrator Attitudes
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Kreitz, Patricia A. – Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2008
Organizations with increasingly diverse workforces and customer populations face challenges in reaping diversity's benefits while managing its potentially disruptive effects. This article defines workplace diversity and identifies best practices supporting planned and positive diversity management. It explores how academic libraries can apply…
Descriptors: Diversity (Institutional), Academic Libraries, Library Administration, Personnel Management
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Morrison, Kathryn; Saboe-Wounded Head, Lorna; Cho, Soo Hyun – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2012
Forty-six Consumer Affairs (CA) internship supervisors were surveyed to identify critical knowledge and skills demonstrated by interns and to examine the importance of knowledge and skills needed in the workplace from the supervisors' perspectives.The knowledge and skills measured were identified through program goals. Results revealed that CA…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Ethics, Speech Communication, Consumer Science
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