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Johnson, Clarence; Kritsonis, William Allan – Online Submission, 2007
This article addresses several key ongoing issues in a large urban school district. Literature focuses on what make a large urban school district effective in Human Resource Management. The effectiveness is addressed through recruitment and retention practices. A comparison of the school district with current research is the main approach to the…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, School Districts, Human Resources, Urban Schools
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Puaca, Goran; Theandersson, Christer; Carlén, Margareta – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
Swedish higher education policy is currently moving toward consumption ideals that focus on promoting the efficiency and economic viability of student choices. This paper scrutinizes students' practical considerations when making decisions regarding their education and future occupations and the choice rationalities and motives that these reflect.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Vocational Education
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Forsten-Astikainen, Riitta; Hurmelinna-Laukkanen, Pia; Lämsä, Tuija; Heilmann, Pia; Hyrkäs, Elina – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2017
Purpose: Organizational silos that build on the existing organizational structures are often considered to have negative effects in the form of focus on private narrow objectives and organizational fragmentation. To avoid such harmful outcomes, competence management is called for, and in this, the human resources (HR) function takes a key role.…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Human Resources, Personnel Management, Professional Isolation
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de Brito Neto, Jose Felix; Smith, MaryJo; Pedersen, David – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2014
Throughout the first decade of this century, financial challenges in the airline industry compelled airlines to maximize competitive advantage through a focus on human resource management. Consequently, e-learning gained increasing attention as it imparted knowledge on an asynchronous and global basis with substantially reduced costs. However,…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Job Training, Air Transportation, Cultural Differences
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Wilson, Michael – Educational Review, 2014
Authentic leadership has attracted recent empirical research from a wide range of social science disciplines interested largely in its relationship to human resource management and organisational effectiveness. In contrast, the focus of this study is specifically on the philosophical foundations of authentic leadership and their implications for…
Descriptors: Leadership, Ethics, Philosophy, School Administration
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Ng, Shun-wing; Szeto, Sing-ying Elson – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2016
In Hong Kong, there is an acute need to provide newly appointed principals with opportunities for continuous professional development so that they could face the impact of reforms and globalization on school development. The Education Bureau has commissioned the tertiary institutions to provide structured professional development courses to cater…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Beginning Principals, Professional Development, Leadership Training
Iden, Ronald – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The multigenerational workforce presents a critical challenge for business managers, and each generation has different expectations. A human resource management study of organizations with more than 500 employees reported 58% of the managers experiencing conflict between younger and older workers. The purpose of this single case study was to…
Descriptors: Organizational Climate, Organizational Culture, Generational Differences, Manufacturing Industry
Tanthasith, Sitthichai – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Organizations these days are facing a number of challenges that affect their performance and productivity. As workplaces become more challenging to employees, employee engagement and turnover become critical concerns for management. Drawing on insights from the Job Demand-Resource model, this study explores the relationships between key…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employee Attitudes, Participation, Labor Turnover
Jacobs, Karen Dupre; Kritsonis, William Allan – Online Submission, 2006
Human resource management in education is a vital function of hiring, developing, nurturing, and sustaining highly-qualified personnel for the school system. In an age where strong accountability measures are in place, school districts across America must become aware of the types of teachers and administrative staff being selected and retained…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Accountability, Educational Policy, Semantics
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Wright, Edward W.; Domagalski, Theresa A.; Collins, Ronald – Business Communication Quarterly, 2011
This study investigates the acceptance of a prototype resume that includes candidate personality assessment information. Data were obtained from hiring managers and human resource professionals in regional chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management. Respondents found the new content useful and that the new information added value when…
Descriptors: Personnel Selection, Human Resources, Attitudes, Employment Qualifications
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Maples, Glenn; Harris, Bette; Greco, Anna M. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2010
Over the past 30 years, researchers have repeatedly demonstrated the need to improve academic advising. Nonetheless, at many Universities academic advising remains a neglected endeavor--poorly measured, managed and rewarded. This paper considers the implementation of an academic advising program which parallels the 360-Degree feedback approach…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Program Improvement, Program Implementation, Feedback (Response)
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Toymentseva, Irina A.; Karpova, Natalya P.; Toymentseva, Angelina A.; Chichkina, Vera D.; Efanov, Andrey V. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The urgency of the analyzed issue is due to lack of attention of heads of service companies to the theory and methodology of strategic management, methods and models of management decision-making in times of economic instability. The purpose of the article is to develop theoretical positions and methodical recommendations on the formation of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Service Occupations, Strategic Planning, Mathematical Models
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Amayah, Angela Titi; Gedro, Julie – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2014
There are more generations in today's workforce than ever before, which has the possibility to create challenges for Human Resource professionals. The purpose of this article is to interrogate existing stereotypes and generalities about the characteristics of different generations with respect to the workplace, and to offer suggestions for…
Descriptors: Generational Differences, Human Resources, Stereotypes, Social Attitudes
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Manuti, Amelia; Impedovo, Maria Antonietta; De Palma, Pasquale Davide – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss the role of communities of practice in organizations and their most beneficial effects for both individual and collective development. Design/Methodology/Approach: Based on a literature review, from the first authoritative texts by Lave and Wenger until the most recent critiques, the paper has…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Human Capital, Communities of Practice, Individual Development
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Barker, Michelle C.; Mak, Anita S. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2013
A strategic approach to internationalize learning in higher education institutions is to use the curriculum and classroom cultural diversity to create opportunities to broaden students' intercultural perspectives, appreciate sociocultural variability in professional practice, and improve their intercultural interaction skills. There is no clear…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Consciousness Raising, Higher Education, Cultural Awareness
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