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Ehrsam, Hank – School Business Affairs, 2012
Paying for employee turnover costs, data storage, and multiple layers of benefits can be difficult for fiscally constrained institutions, especially as budget cuts and finance-limiting legislation abound in school districts across the country. Many traditional paper-based systems have been replaced with automated, software-based services, helping…
Descriptors: Personnel Management, Human Resources, Redundancy, Program Improvement
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Van Iddekinge, Chad H.; Roth, Philip L.; Putka, Dan J.; Lanivich, Stephen E. – Journal of Applied Psychology, 2011
A common belief among researchers is that vocational interests have limited value for personnel selection. However, no comprehensive quantitative summaries of interests validity research have been conducted to substantiate claims for or against the use of interests. To help address this gap, we conducted a meta-analysis of relations between…
Descriptors: Vocational Interests, Job Performance, Labor Turnover, Meta Analysis
Graham, Carroll M.; Scott, Aaron J.; Nafukho, Fredrick M. – Online Submission, 2008
While theoretical models aimed at explaining or predicting employee turnover outcomes have been developed, minimal consideration has been given to the same task regarding safety, often measured as the probability of a crash in a given time frame. The present literature review identifies four constructs from turnover literature, which are believed…
Descriptors: Industry, Models, Traffic Safety, Safety Education
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Wilson, Jackson – Journal of Experiential Education, 2009
Voluntary employee turnover is a major factor affecting adventure education (AE) organizations (Garret, 2003). Voluntary turnover often is dysfunctional for both employees and organizations (Birmingham, 1989; Podsakoff, LePine, & LePine, 2007). Turnover can result in increased employee and organizational costs (e.g., McKinney, Bartlett, &…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Job Satisfaction, Labor Turnover, Experiential Learning
D'Costa, Aspen – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to discover the relationship between employee engagement with chosen engagement drivers (quality of life, company practices, total rewards, work, people, and opportunities) along with the consequence of intention to turnover and job satisfaction. An experimental survey was carefully designed to examine employee…
Descriptors: Job Satisfaction, Intention, Universities, Faculty Mobility
Woods, Taniko N. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
The purpose of this dissertation research study was to conduct a gap analysis to determine the root causes of the organizational problem of regional center noncompliance at Viable Options, an adult service provider that is vendored by its local regional center. Viable Options is a year-round program that provides individualized social, academic,…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Learning Disabilities, Adult Programs, Compliance (Psychology)
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Schmidt, Christopher D.; McAdams, Charles R.; Foster, Victoria – Journal of Moral Education, 2009
Educating business students for ethical professional practice is a growing concern for both the corporate world and business education. Highly publicised scandals have pushed public trust in business to an all-time low, resulting in losses of customers and high employee turnover. Corporate and business education leaders have begun to press for…
Descriptors: Intervention, Humanistic Education, Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education
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Percival, Jennifer C.; Cozzarin, Brian P.; Formaneck, Steven D. – International Journal of Training and Development, 2013
One of the central problems in managing technological change and maintaining a competitive advantage in business is improving the skills of the workforce through investment in human capital and a variety of training practices. This paper explores the evidence on the impact of training investment on productivity in 14 Canadian industries from 1999…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Outcomes of Education, Workplace Learning, Foreign Countries
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Dhevabanchachai, Nate-tra; Muangasame, Kaewta – International Education Studies, 2013
It is well known that hospitality work is physically demanding and involves mental stress and, at times, an uncompetitive compensation package. This has resulted in a high employee turnover rate in recent years. Staff retention is thus a challenge, especially for employees belonging to Generation Y (Gen Y). The situation in Thailand is not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hospitality Occupations, Housing, Undergraduate Students
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Siegel, Philip H.; Blackwood, B. J.; Landy, Sharon D. – American Journal of Business Education, 2010
How do internships influence the socialization and performance of accounting students employed in the tax department of a CPA firm? Previous research on accounting internships primarily focuses on auditing personnel. There is evidence in the literature that indicates audit and tax professionals have different work cultures. This paper examines the…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Accounting, College Students, Labor Turnover
Boccia, Mark – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This study investigated the construct of the learning organization in the restaurant industry. Descriptive accounts of learning were gleaned from face-to-face interviews, focus groups, observations, document analysis, and data from the Dimensions of the Learning Organization Questionnaire (DLOQ) from 52 participants employed in three US…
Descriptors: Dining Facilities, Interviews, Focus Groups, Case Studies
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Bergman, Mindy E.; Payne, Stephanie C.; Boswell, Wendy R. – Psychological Bulletin, 2012
Hom, Mitchell, Lee, and Griffeth (2012) presented an extensive review of employee turnover research, reconceptualized the turnover criterion to include multiple destinations, and proposed to expand the predictor domain. They illuminated the multiple destinations employees pursue following turnover. By crossing desire to remain and volitional…
Descriptors: Research Problems, Labor Turnover, Measures (Individuals), Research Methodology
Berrios-Ortiz, Edwin J. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This research examined the relationship between job embeddedness, self-efficacy, organizational commitment, and job satisfaction as predictors of an IT employee's desire to stay (turnover intentions) at his or her position with his or her current employer. A survey instrument was administered to a sample of a population of IT professionals…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Self Efficacy, Job Satisfaction, Statistical Analysis
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Ryan, John F.; Healy, Richard; Sullivan, Jason – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2012
Understanding and predicting faculty intent to leave is important to the development of improved conceptual frameworks of faculty success as well as the implementation of effective retention strategies for academic leaders and institutions that invest considerable resources in recruitment, institutional support, and compensation. This study…
Descriptors: Productivity, Research Universities, College Faculty, Intellectual Disciplines
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Wilkins, Stephen; Butt, Muhammad Mohsin; Annabi, Carrie Amani – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2018
In order to operate effectively and efficiently, most higher education institutions depend on employees performing extra-role behaviours and being committed to staying with the organisation. This study assesses the extent to which organisational identification and employee satisfaction are antecedents of these two important behaviours. Key…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Structural Equation Models, Human Resources, Higher Education
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