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Cruells Cadevall, Montserrat; Roca Vallmajor, Antoni; Escaja Sánchez, Núria; Fernández González, Javier; Garrido Ponce, José Antonio; Giménez Farreras, Jaume; Llauradó Tarragó, Montserrat; Rodriguez Raurell, Laura; Marcos, Josep Oriol Bernad; Arias, Carla Escobar; Vinent, Nuria López; Gratovil, Ma Lluisa Sagristà; Aragay, Carme Navarro – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2017
In scientific and technical degrees, the opinion of the final employers on the given subjects is really important. For this reason, the Quality Committee (CQ) of the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Barcelona prepared a survey for chemical, engineering and pharmaceutical companies asking about the academic training required by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Surveys, Competence, Comparative Analysis
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Grau, Juan Bautista; Tarquis, Ana Maria; Martín-Sotoca, Juan José; Antón, José Manuel – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2019
Water, is in Spain a scarce commodity and although we have an age-old water culture, with an emblematic Court, such as the "Tribunal de las Aguas de Valencia", hydraulic infrastructure, hydrological basin plans, legislation and hydraulic administration since the 20th Century, there are problems of scarcity, water quality and extreme…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Natural Resources, Water, Sustainable Development
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Mitreva, Elizabeta; Krivokapic, Zdravko; Taskov, Nako; Jovanovic, Jelena – International Journal of Educational Leadership and Management, 2018
The (dis)satisfaction of the employees who create and realize activities is as much important as the satisfaction of the buyers. In this paper, we have presented the results from the research in the Macedonian companies concerning the capacity of the leadership to motivate the employees to do their job efficiently and to preserve their initiative…
Descriptors: Employee Attitudes, Job Satisfaction, Total Quality Management, Purchasing
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Scanlan, John – Industry and Higher Education, 2018
Knowledge transfer (KT) activity at a research performing organization (RPO) is usually reported as a set of metrics arising from the RPO's research and engagement, such as links to industry, intellectual property creation, licensing of new technology and new start-up company creation. However, these basic metric sets are not very effective,…
Descriptors: Technology Transfer, Models, Foreign Countries, Universities
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Rogala, Piotr; Batko, Roman; Wawak, Slawomir – Studies in Continuing Education, 2017
This study aims to identify the key factors which influence the functioning quality and success of training companies. Based on an analysis of the requirements included in the quality management system standards for providers of education and training services, a set of twenty factors has been developed. This was followed by a survey for…
Descriptors: Success, Performance Factors, Administrator Surveys, Administrator Attitudes
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Fondevila-McDonald, Yvonne; Molinero-Ruiz, Emília; Vergara-Duarte, Montse; Guillén, Montserrat; Ollé-Espluga, Laia; Menéndez, María; Benach, Joan – Sociological Methods & Research, 2019
Information quality deficiencies have been detected in occupational safety and health surveys in Europe, which typically gather self-reported data responded by employers or their representatives. For instance, their low response rates and informant profiles make estimations on establishments with safety representatives (SRs) unreliable. We tested…
Descriptors: Computation, Occupational Safety and Health, Surveys, Foreign Countries
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Helms, Marilyn M. – Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, 2014
This article describes a "conscientious consumerism" project that involves the student as the consumer to either commend or complain to a company about a recent product or service experience. This activity and presentation helps students develop an understanding of the commendation/complaint management process within organizations while…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Class Activities, Management Development, Problem Solving
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Lebrón, Mariana J.; Brannon, David; Sanford, Douglas; Ellison, Lori – Journal of Management Education, 2020
When facilitating large-scale instructional change, leaders face stakeholder tensions that arise from different institutional pressures. Over the past 4 years, we have created an innovative "live" case competition in a strategic management course as our college's signature undergraduate experiential learning opportunity. This case has…
Descriptors: Competition, Capstone Experiences, Management Development, Experiential Learning
Ingraham, Frank – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This mixed methods study was designed to examine the potential impactful relationship between personal goal setting and the quality of life satisfaction (built upon the Goal Setting Theory of motivation and performance). The study aimed to determine how influential the goal achievement process is (or is not) regarding personal fulfillment and…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Quality of Life, Mixed Methods Research, Adults
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Quinn, Diana; Cioffi, Edward; Hill, Steve; Kor, Mat; Longford, Anna-Clare; Moller, Robert; Rathore, Pramila – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2019
Implementing online learning can pose serious pedagogical challenges particularly when programs contain work-integrated learning (WIL) components. One such component is the site visit, where student groups are led by subject matter experts through an authentic environment. These WIL experiences help students relate the theory learnt in classrooms…
Descriptors: Construction Management, Online Courses, Workplace Learning, Program Implementation
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Rusten, Grete; Hermelin, Brita – Journal of Education and Work, 2017
This study explores industry-education collaboration on vocational education and training (VET) in upper secondary schools in Sweden and Norway, with particular attention to the initiatives, organisation and operational management, and aspects of robustness and lock-in effects. The case studies include two upper secondary schools situated in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Vocational Schools, Vocational Education
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Minamizaki, Noriko – International Journal of Learning and Change, 2017
Product development of Japanese companies has changed greatly from the post-war revival period, when it was promoted mainly to provide low-cost, high-quality products. In recent years, it has become necessary to develop products and services that correspond to social issues. Research and development has shifted from a technological basis to a…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Research and Development, Material Development, Manufacturing
Hopwood, Marsha – ProQuest LLC, 2018
More than half of information technology (IT) outsourced projects fail, primarily due to a lack of effective management practices surrounding the outsourcing end-to-end process. Ineffective management of the IT outsourcing (ITO) process affects organizations in the form of higher than expected project costs, including greater vendor switching or…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Outsourcing, Financial Services, Administration
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Ip-Soo-Ching, Jean Marie; Zyngier, Suzanne; Nayeem, Tahmid – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2019
The discipline of knowledge management (KM) considers knowledge as potentially the most valuable organisational asset that must be shared among staff and stakeholders and even communities in order to yield considerable returns and benefits. However, in a real-world context, managers in industries such as high technology, manufacturing and finance…
Descriptors: Tourism, Ecology, Environmental Education, Parks
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Eike, Rachel J.; Rowell, Amy; Mihuta, Tiffani – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2016
The purpose of this study was to identify key virtual-recorded interview (VIR) skills that are essential to Apparel, Design, and Textile (ADT) student performance. The virtual, computer-recording interview platform, InterviewStream, was used as the data collection instrument in this qualitative, exploratory case study. Virtual interviews have been…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Employment Interviews, Textiles Instruction, Design
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