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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
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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)
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
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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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Strike, Tony; Taylor, John – Higher Education Quarterly, 2009
This paper sets out findings from research that considered the interplay between English national policy developments in human resources management in higher education and the personal stories of academic staff as career participants. Academic careers are pursued in an institutional and national policy context but it was not clear that the formal…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Human Resources, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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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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Waring, Matthew – Higher Education Policy, 2013
In the context of neoliberal government policymaking in the UK, universities have become increasingly managerial in their approach. Growing market pressures and a commodification of higher education (HE) has had a significant effect on the work of academics, as producers and providers of HE. Human Resource Management -- a management tool that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Academic Freedom
Maxwell, James R.; Gilberti, Anthony F.; Mupinga, Davison M. – Online Submission, 2006
This paper will study some of the problems associated with case studies and make recommendations using standard and innovative methodologies effectively. Human resource management (HRM) and resource development cases provide context for analysis and decision-making designs in different industries. In most HRM development and training courses…
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Labor Force Development
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Lochmiller, Chad R. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the micropolitical strategies principals use to influence school staffing within an urban school district. Design/methodology/approach: The author used a qualitative case study approach drawing upon 47 semi-structured participant interviews with 25 individual research participants, 80 hours of…
Descriptors: Principals, Urban Schools, Teacher Selection, Personnel Selection
Australian Government Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency, 2017
This report informs Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training, the Parliament of Australia, the Australian higher education community and the general public about the performance of the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA or the agency) during the financial year ending 30 June 2017. Prepared according…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Annual Reports, Academic Standards, Accountability
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Sumetzberger, Walter – Journal of European Industrial Training, 2005
Purpose: To develop more sensitivity for different patterns of human resource management in multinational companies. Design/methodology/approach: Systemic approach; the concepts and models are based on the evaluation of consulting projects in the field of human resource management. Findings: A concept of four typical varieties of human resource…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Human Resources, Management Systems, Industry
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Lima, Licínio C.; Guimarães, Paula – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2016
This paper focuses on recognition of prior learning as part of a national policy based on European Union guidelines for lifelong learning, and it explains how recognition of prior learning has been perceived since it was implemented in Portugal in 2000. Data discussed are the result of a mixed method research project that surveyed adult learners,…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Public Policy, Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries
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