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Robson, James; Holgate, Ben; Randhawa, Ashmita – Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE), 2021
This short report is a summary of the findings from "Storycraft: The Importance of Narrative and Narrative Skills in Business." This ground-breaking report reveals how prominent business leaders in the United Kingdom view and utilise narrative as an integral part of doing business. Based on extensive interviews with 34 business leaders,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Story Telling, Business, Job Skills
Qrunfleh, Sufian M. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Over the past decade, an important focus of researchers has been on supply chain management (SCM), as many organizations believe that effective SCM is the key to building and sustaining competitive advantage for their products/services. To manage the supply chain, companies need to adopt an SCM strategy (SCMS) and implement appropriate SCM…
Descriptors: Investment, Structural Equation Models, Research Methodology, Information Systems
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Kiisk, Valeria; Rungi, Mait – Learning Organization, 2020
Purpose: Based on the sample of the European information and communications technology (ICT) companies, this paper aims to identify which strategy of knowledge generation is most beneficial for companies--internal knowledge development or absorption of knowledge external to the company through corporate acquisition or merger.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Research and Development, Business
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Selden, Sally; Sherrier, Tom; Wooters, Robert – Human Resource Development Quarterly, 2012
The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of a new approach to performance appraisal training. Motivated by split-brain theory and existing studies of cognitive information processing and performance appraisals, this exploratory study examined the effects of a whole-brain approach to training managers for implementing performance…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Employees
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Baines, Ning; Smith, Helen Lawton – Industry and Higher Education, 2019
University spin-offs (USOs) are an important firm class since they constitute an economically important sub-group of high-tech start-up firms: they have, consequently, engendered many academic studies. However, what the firms deliver by way of innovation in the form of new products and services has largely been missing from the academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Business, Innovation
Burk, Erlan – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Aerospace companies needed additional research on technology-based training to verify expectations when enhancing human capital through online systems analysis training. The research for online systems analysis training provided aerospace companies a means to verify expectations for systems analysis technology-based training on business…
Descriptors: Aerospace Education, Manufacturing Industry, Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education
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Urquía-Grande, Elena; Pérez Estébanez, Raquel – Education & Training, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this research paper is to analyse the internship expectations gap amongst the three main internship stakeholders: employers (company supervisors), academic supervisors and students, in an effort to detect the variables which could assist closing the gap between students' perceptions and the labour market employers and then,…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Internship Programs, Economics Education, Business Administration Education
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Krivtsov, Artem I.; Polinova, Ludmila V.; Ivankina, Marina S.; Chubarkova, Elena V.; Prokubovskaya, Alla O. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The urgency of the problem under investigation due to constant changes in the external business environment requires organizations to establish a mechanism to manage change and increase the impact of these changes. The purpose of the article is to analyze the change management concepts and their applicability in the strategically important…
Descriptors: Management Information Systems, Information Management, Productivity, Influences
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Sanders, Janet H.; Udoka, Silvanus J. – Simulation & Gaming, 2010
Fundamental concepts and definitions of electronic learning (eLearning) continue to emerge, and theories of eLearning that have been advanced thus far cover an array of academic perspectives including training and education, learning and knowledge, and technology and applications to specific market segments. Any study of the effectiveness and…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Program Effectiveness, Manufacturing, Virtual Classrooms
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Chan, Kin Hang – Learning Organization, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper, which is written in two parts, is to investigate empirically if intellectual capital (IC) has an impact on the financial aspects of organisational performance as well as attempting to identify the IC components that may be the drivers for the leading financial indicators of listed companies. The study sought…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Corporations, Investment, Economic Climate
Robson, James; Holgate, Ben; Randhawa, Ashmita – Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE), 2021
Narrative skills are fundamental and indispensable in business in the twenty-first century. The ability to devise, craft, and deliver a successful narrative is not only a pre-requisite for any Chief Executive Officer (CEO) or senior executive, but is also increasingly becoming necessary for employees in any organisation. This ground-breaking…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Story Telling, Business, Job Skills
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Miron, Gary; Urschel, Jessica L. – National Education Policy Center, 2012
K12 Inc. enrolls more public school students than any other private education management organization in the U.S. Much has been written about K12 Inc. (referred to in this report simply as "K12") by financial analysts and investigative journalists because it is a large, publicly traded company and is the dominant player in the operation…
Descriptors: School Administration, Student Characteristics, Educational Finance, School Effectiveness
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Fisek, Emine – Research in Drama Education, 2008
In 2003, the Paris-based theatre company Theatre du Soleil launched "Le Dernier Caravanserail: Odyssees", a collaborative creation based on stories that company members had collected from refugees at the Sangatte refugee camp outside Calais, among other locations. Scenes of moral reasoning dotted the six-hour spectacle, calling to mind…
Descriptors: Altruism, Immigration, Social Values, Refugees
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Fryer, Nic – Research in Drama Education, 2010
In this article I attempt to interrogate some of the issues around the assessment of live work. I use a range of theories, particularly Ranciere's notion of the "aesthetic regime" of art, to suggest a three-pronged ontological approach to assessment that seeks to avoid the dangers of Bourdieu's and Passeron's concept of reproduction, and which…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Physical Activities, Theater Arts, Performance
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Alnuaimi, Qussay A. B. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
We present Aviation Cost Risk management (CRM) methodology designed for Airlines Company, who needs to run projects beyond their normal. These airlines are critical to the survival of these organizations, such as the development and performance. The Aviation crisis can have considerable impact upon the value of the firm. Risk managers must focus…
Descriptors: Accidents, Air Transportation, Case Studies, Risk Management
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