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Patterson-Silver Wolf, David A.; Dulmus, Catherine N.; Maguin, Eugene; Cristalli, Maria – Research on Social Work Practice, 2013
Objectives: Mental health organizations are strongly encouraged to implement empirically supported treatments (ESTs); however, little is known about their working environments. The present study investigated how provider demographics, workplace environment, and whether ESTs were used affected the worker morale. Method: Frontline workers…
Descriptors: Social Work, Caseworkers, Work Environment, Morale
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Schmidt, Steven W. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2010
As stand-alone concepts, job satisfaction and job training have each been researched extensively. However, encouraged by researchers who have found a myriad of effects of job training on employee behavior in the workplace, the concepts of job training and job satisfaction are being examined together. Results of many studies indicate that the…
Descriptors: Job Training, Job Satisfaction, Outcomes of Education, On the Job Training
Mawanda, Haruna Juko – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The primary purpose of this nonexperimental, correlational, and descriptive quantitative study research was to gain an empirical understanding of the effects of transformational leadership and contingent reward as extrinsic motivation on employee satisfaction with leadership and leadership effectiveness in virtual team workplace environments.…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Correlation, Transformational Leadership, Contingency Management
Williams, Irene Ana – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Effective handling of conflict can result in effective teamwork and leadership, higher morale, increased productivity, satisfied customers, and satisfied employees. Ineffective conflict management styles in the workplace can lead to low levels of job satisfaction, resulting in high levels of turnover. Research indicates that the economic cost to…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Conflict, Job Satisfaction, Employee Attitudes
Moore, Heather Louise – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this quantitative study was to better understand the relationship of perceived ethical climate on the organizational commitment and job satisfaction of full-time faculty members in institutions of higher education. Full-time faculty members are the forefront employees of any educational institution, and they have a direct impact on…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Ethics, Organizational Climate, Job Satisfaction
Stofferahn, Stuart P. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This qualitative study explored employer practices that enhanced success for employees with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Four employers in the southwestern United States who partnered with Southwest Autism Research and Resource Center participated in the study. Data was collected through individual, in-depth interviews with the participants…
Descriptors: Employees, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Success
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
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Hunter, Emily M.; Perry, Sara Jansen; Carlson, Dawn S.; Smith, Steven A. – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 2010
Work-family scholars now recognize the potential positive effects of participation in one life domain (i.e., work or family) on performance in other life domains. We examined how employees might benefit from team resources, which are highly relevant to the modern workplace, in both work and nonwork domains via work-family enrichment. Using the…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Job Enrichment, Family Environment, Job Satisfaction
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Panagiotakopoulos, Antonios – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2020
Purpose: This study aims to explore the impact of management training on organizational performance in the small business context to evaluate whether formal management learning interventions bring organizational benefits to small enterprises. Design/methodology/approach: A qualitative approach was adopted consisting of 100 interviews with small…
Descriptors: Management Development, Organizational Effectiveness, Small Businesses, Foreign Countries
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Ladebo, Olugbenga Jelil; Olaoye, Olalekan Jacob; Adamu, Comfort Oyekale – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2008
This study proposes relationships between job satisfaction, affective commitment (organization, supervisor and workgroup), and exchange relations with supervisor, organization and workgroup members among extension personnel. Perceived self-esteem (SE) is hypothesized to moderate relations between the social exchange foci and the corresponding…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Extension Agents, Foreign Countries, Self Esteem
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Reio, Thomas G., Jr.; Ghosh, Rajashi – Human Resource Development Quarterly, 2009
This cross-sectional, correlational study (N = 402) examined the relationships among select demographics, workplace adaptation, employee affect, and incivility and physical health and job satisfaction. The paper-and-pencil survey battery consisted of nine scales. The hypotheses were tested through correlational, factor analytic, and hierarchical…
Descriptors: Employees, Antisocial Behavior, Work Environment, Job Satisfaction
Oh, Jeong Rok – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between organizational justice and career satisfaction of employees in the public sector of South Korea. Specifically, this study aimed to investigate the impact of three different dimensions (distributive, procedural, and interactional justice) of organizational justice on career…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Justice, Job Satisfaction, Government Employees
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Kelly, Erin L.; Moen, Phyllis; Tranby, Eric – American Sociological Review, 2011
Work-family conflicts are common and consequential for employees, their families, and work organizations. Can workplaces be changed to reduce work-family conflict? Previous research has not been able to assess whether workplace policies or initiatives succeed in reducing work-family conflict or increasing work-family fit. Using longitudinal data…
Descriptors: Family Work Relationship, Conflict, White Collar Occupations, Employer Employee Relationship
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Richter, Svenja; Kortsch, Timo; Kauffeld, Simone – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2020
Purpose: This study uses a holistic approach to learning at work to examine the role of reflection in the formal-informal learning interaction. The purpose of this study is to investigate how the reflection on a formal training affects the subsequent informal learning activities. This study also aims to provide insights into the effects of…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Reflection, Informal Education, Job Training
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Crawford, John; Irving, Christine – Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 2009
Although increasingly recognized as a future skills issue, the use of information in the workplace is a little studied area within library and information research. A substantial "pedagogic" literature of learning in the workplace exists, however, and this was critically reviewed to generate a repertoire of issues which could in turn be…
Descriptors: Public Sector, Information Literacy, Internet, Interviews
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