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Pan, Wen; Sun, Li-Yun; Chow, Irene Hau Siu – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 2011
Using survey data from 226 employees and their supervisors in four manufacturing companies in China, we found that employee self-efficacy has a dual moderating effect on the impact of supervisory mentoring on subordinate career outcomes. Path analytic tests of mediated moderation suggested that self-efficacy moderates the mediated effects of…
Descriptors: Mentors, Self Efficacy, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship, Job Performance
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Santoro, Ninetta; Snead, Suzanne L. – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2013
Over the past thirty years universities have increasingly extended their offerings of vocationally oriented degrees and have recruited into academe, practitioners from the professions. This paper reports on a qualitative study that investigated the experiences of 20 professionals-turned-academics in Australia; their expectations of academe and how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Role, Teaching (Occupation)
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Pollnac, Richard; Bavinck, Maarten; Monnereau, Iris – Social Indicators Research, 2012
This article draws comparative lessons from seven job satisfaction studies on marine capture fishing that were recently carried out in nine countries and three geographical regions--Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean. The seven studies made use of an identical job satisfaction assessment tool and present information on a selection of metiers mainly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Satisfaction, Social Indicators, Comparative Analysis
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Lantz, Annika; Hansen, Niklas; Antoni, Conny – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2015
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore job design mechanisms that enhance team proactivity within a lean production system where autonomy is uttermost restricted. We propose and test a model where the team learning process of building shared meaning of work mediates the relationship between team participative decision-making, inter team…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Teamwork, Participative Decision Making, Manufacturing Industry
Peterson, Stacey A. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The certification of financial aid administrators has been debated for over 37 years. A job satisfaction survey conducted by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA, 2008a) revealed that college and university administrators' perceptions of the efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of the services provided by the…
Descriptors: Certification, Student Financial Aid Officers, Job Satisfaction, Professional Identity
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Gerber, Tara; Saiki, Diana – Career Development Quarterly, 2010
The purpose of this study was to examine career success perceived by professionals in the fashion industry. Two sets of open-ended interviews were conducted with 33 fashion industry professionals. The interviews were analyzed for success themes using a grounded approach methodology. External definitions of success mentioned were salary,…
Descriptors: Clothing, Industry, Career Development, Qualitative Research
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Agnihotri, Raj; Bonney, Leff; Dixon, Andrea Leigh; Erffmeyer, Robert; Pullins, Ellen Bolman; Sojka, Jane Z.; West, Vicki – Journal of Marketing Education, 2014
With growing industry demand for sales professionals, recruitment at colleges and universities that have a sales education focus has increased remarkably over the past few years. However, results indicate that hiring organizations face an uphill task in filling sales positions. Recruiters and students struggle to build critical person-job fit…
Descriptors: Sales Occupations, Recruitment, Higher Education, Personnel Selection
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Stokar, Hayley; Orwat, John – American Annals of the Deaf, 2018
The study examined the experiences of hearing managers of Deaf restaurant employees regarding accommodation and social integration. Deaf workers who use American Sign Language have diff erent social and accommodation needs than hearing coworkers, but most hearing managers are unfamiliar with these needs. Using stigma theory to frame issues of…
Descriptors: Employer Attitudes, Dining Facilities, Employees, Deafness
Antar, Ahmad H. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The concepts of workplace social interactions and team effectiveness have garnered a great deal of attention in organizational literature. However, these two concepts are seldom integrated for examination within the offshore technology groups. Drawing from the theory of workplace social exchange, this empirical study was initiated to investigate…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Information Technology, Professional Personnel, Banking
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Kanagui-Munoz, Marlen; Garriott, Patton O.; Flores, Lisa Y.; Cho, Seonghee; Groves, James – Journal of Career Development, 2012
The present study explored the work experiences, job satisfaction, and work behaviors of Latina/o restaurant workers. A total of 10 semistructured focus group (N = 75) interviews were conducted in the Midwest and Southwest. Data were analyzed using a combination of Consensual Qualitative Research (CQR; Hill et al., 2005; Hill, Thompson, &…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Job Satisfaction, Focus Groups, Values
Okoro, Henrietta Mbamalu – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Recent merger waves in most organizations fail to increase organizational performance and sustain competitive advantage. Several U.S. organizational mergers failed to sustain market competition and retain employees. Most consolidated and merged banks in Nigeria are in distress and have failed to increase organizational performance. Currently,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Organizational Effectiveness, Employee Attitudes, Correlation
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Kiral, Erkan – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2016
Problem Statement: School administrators who are aware of their own emotions and know how to manage them are in high demand nowadays. It is important to improve the emotional labor of school administrators in schools that have quite a high number of interactions. Literature review shows that emotional labor has been studied in several service…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychometrics, Behavior Rating Scales, Likert Scales
BC Student Outcomes, 2013
The Skills and Training Plan (announced September 2012) projects that there will be nearly one million job openings between 2012 and 2020 in British Columbia. Of these openings, 43 percent will need trades and technical training. It is anticipated that there will be a cumulative gap of 22,000 to 32,000 technical and trades workers in the province.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Employment Opportunities, On the Job Training
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Gokah, Theophilus K.; Gupta, Namrata; Ndiweni, Esinath – International Journal on E-Learning, 2015
E-Learning is becoming a popular delivery method across various universities and colleges in Dubai as the region is experiencing a rapid growth of e-Learning in higher education. Adequate infrastructure, changes in demographic profile, globalization, government initiatives, outsourcing and increasing demand for IT knowledge based jobs are the…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Grading, Student Attitudes
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Duffy, Barbara; Payne, Ron – TechTrends, 1988
Describes results of a survey conducted to compare values of members of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) with managers in business and industry. Issues discussed include job satisfaction, opportunities for advancement, attitudes toward management, and salary; a summary of each value system is provided. (LRW)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Characteristics, Administrators, Business Administration
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