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Weber, Daniel – College and University, 2017
A best practice regarding annual employee performance evaluations is that there should be no surprises. Issues regarding a person's performance should be addressed as they occur throughout the year. This has been the approach of the author when evaluating staff performance. However, this practice did not prepare the author to manage his surprise…
Descriptors: Mentors, Performance Based Assessment, Evaluation Methods, Interpersonal Relationship
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Steil, Andrea Valéria; de Cuffa, Denise; Iwaya, Gabriel Horn; Pacheco, Roberto Carlos dos Santos – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2020
Purpose: This study aims to identify the relation between perceived learning opportunities, behavioral intentions to voluntarily stay or leave technology organizations and employee retention within these organizations. Design/methodology/approach: This is a survey of 440 employees of a technology organization. Findings: Learning opportunities…
Descriptors: Organizations (Groups), Workplace Learning, Labor Turnover, Information Technology
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Siyal, Saeed; Xin, Chunlin; Peng, Xiaobao; Siyal, Abdul Waheed; Ahmed, Waqas – SAGE Open, 2020
Based on the attraction-selection-attrition (ASA) framework, this research aimed to investigate the mechanism which affects the link between high-performance human resource practices (HPHRPs) and the two negative employee outcomes of the present study: emotional exhaustion and quit intentions. Using the ASA framework, the authors examine one such…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Personality Theories, Employees, School Personnel
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Eisele, Lisa; Grohnert, Therese; Beausaert, Simon; Segers, Mien – European Journal of Training and Development, 2013
Purpose: This article aims to understand conditions under which personal development plans (PDPs) can effectively be implemented for professional learning. Both the organization's manner of supporting the PDP practice as well as the individual employee's motivation is taken into account. Design/ methodology/approach: A questionnaire was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employees, Motivation, Employee Attitudes
Dalton, Jason – Exchange: The Early Childhood Leaders' Magazine Since 1978, 2009
One of the best ways for a child care program to lose an employment-related lawsuit is failure to document the performance of its employees. Documentation of an employee's performance can provide evidence of an employment-related decision such as discipline, promotion, or discharge. When properly implemented, documentation of employee performance…
Descriptors: Job Performance, Employees, Behavior, Child Care
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Daniels, Jessica R. – Christian Higher Education, 2016
Numerous studies have identified a positive correlation between employee engagement and overall organizational performance. However, research on employee engagement specifically within higher education is limited, and even less attention has been focused on engagement within the context of Christian higher education. An exploratory comparative…
Descriptors: Christianity, Higher Education, Church Related Colleges, Employee Attitudes
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Hendrick, Ruth Z.; Raspiller, Edward E. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2011
Twenty-first century is seeing changes in the nature of work, the workforce, and employment practices. These changes, along with increased employer need to select employees who will have the best fit with particular jobs in order to increase return on investment, are leading employers toward greater use of preemployment assessments. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Employment Practices, Outcomes of Education, Labor Turnover, Program Effectiveness
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Newbold, Patricia L. – Performance Improvement, 2011
As Danny G. Langdon wrote in September 2010, for human performance technology to be a science, it needs commonly understood and applied models. He proposed his language of work (LOW) model. This article presents arguments for a very different model, one that cuts the cord to our profession's beginnings in the design of programmed instruction,…
Descriptors: Performance Technology, Models, Teaching Methods, Industrial Psychology
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Shuck, Michael Bradley; Wollard, Karen Kelly – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2008
Tomorrow's workforce is seeking more than a paycheck; they want their work to meet their needs for affiliation, meaning, and self-development. Companies willing to meet these demands will capture the enormous profit potential of a workforce of fully engaged workers. This piece explores what engagement is, why it matters, and how human resource…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Human Resources, Persistence, Partnerships in Education
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Messa, Emily A.; Horn, Catherine L.; Longacre, Teri Elkins; Olenchak, F. Richard; Penney, Lisa M. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2016
A case study analyzed how supervisors at one university selected competencies, or trait-based skills, for non-faculty employees. This case study provides a valuable contribution by focusing on employees at one institution type--a large, public research university. While it has been documented that non-faculty employees provide important…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Employees, Case Studies, Competence
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Browning, Blair W.; Cunningham, John R. – Communication Teacher, 2012
Nearly every student will go through the selection interview process to obtain a job in his or her future vocation. Regardless of the major of the student or the profession which they will pursue, the selection interview remains a constant. There has been some attention paid to the validity of the selection interview, and personality constructs…
Descriptors: Employment Interviews, Behavior Standards, Behavior Theories, Questioning Techniques
Charlton, Donna; Kritsonis, William Allan – Online Submission, 2009
The article addresses teacher retention challenges employers are experiencing in the quest to effectively meet standard human resource management practices. The quality of the employer-employee relationship forms the foundation upon which effective management practices thrive. Teachers who remain in education value students and their personal…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Leadership Effectiveness, Participative Decision Making, Human Resources
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Sekerka, Leslie E. – International Journal of Training and Development, 2009
Insuring that ethical action remains a vibrant aspect of an organization's climate and culture is an ongoing challenge for those responsible for training and development. To better understand what best practices are being utilized today, eight organizations in the Silicon Valley region of the United States were studied. Findings suggest that…
Descriptors: Ethics, Best Practices, Organizational Development, Organizational Climate
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Smith, Raymond – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2005
The necessary learning actions new employees must undertake to meet the performance requirements of their new job may be said to constitute a constructivist epistemology of necessity. This view forms a useful basis of inquiry into new employee workplace learning as it seeks to explicate the significance of what new employees "do" in and…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Employees, Epistemology, Foreign Countries
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Cameron, Celia L. – Quality in Higher Education, 2020
To date there is limited research on organisation-based self-esteem within the higher education environment. This quantitative study addresses that gap by investigating the differences in organisation-based self-esteem between two subgroups: academic teaching staff ('faculty' in the United States) and administrative staff, excluding senior…
Descriptors: Self Esteem, Higher Education, College Faculty, Staff Role
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