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Arraya, Marco António Mexia; Porfírio, Jose António – European Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Purpose: Training as an important source of dynamic capabilities (DC) is important to the performance of sports' organisations (SO) both to athletes and to non-athletic staff. There are a variety of training delivery methods (TDMs). The purpose of this study is to determine from a set of six TDMs which one is considered to be the most suitable to…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, On the Job Training, Coaching (Performance), Team Sports
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Short, Tom; Harris, Roger McL. – European Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to explore why harmonisation, given its potential, is so difficult to achieve. It analyses the issues and challenges in achieving harmonisation of training and development across an industry. Design/methodology/approach: The approach was a meta-analysis of six research projects undertaken in the Australian rail industry.…
Descriptors: Transportation, Industry, Meta Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Chermack, Thomas J.; Coons, Laura M.; O'barr, Gregory; Khatami, Shiva – European Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this research is to examine the effects of scenario planning on participant ratings of resilience. Design/methodology/approach: The research design is a quasi experimental pretest/posttest with treatment and control groups. Random selection or assignment was not achieved. Findings: Results show a significant difference in…
Descriptors: Vignettes, Resilience (Psychology), Quasiexperimental Design, Pretests Posttests
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Ibrahim, Rosli; Boerhannoeddin, Ali; Bakare, Kazeem Kayode – European Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effect of soft skill acquisition and the training methodology adopted on employee work performance. In this study, the authors study the trends of research in training and work performance in organisations that focus on the acquisition of technical or "hard skills" for employee…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Skill Development, Job Training, Foreign Countries
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Nafukho, Fredrick Muyia; Alfred, Mary; Chakraborty, Misha; Johnson, Michelle; Cherrstrom, Catherine A. – European Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Purpose: The primary purpose of this study was to predict transfer of learning to workplace among adult learners enrolled in a continuing professional education (CPE) training program, specifically training courses offered through face-to-face, blended and online instruction formats. The study examined the predictive capacity of trainee…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Transfer of Training, Workplace Learning, Education Work Relationship
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Han, Soo Jeoung; Chae, Chungil; Macko, Patricia; Park, Woongbae; Beyerlein, Michael – European Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Purpose: As technology-mediated communication improves, many organizations increasingly use new types of collaborative online tools to promote team-based learning and performance. The purpose of this study is to explore how virtual team leaders cope with process challenges in developing a context for team creativity. Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Creativity, Coping, Barriers, Virtual Classrooms
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Lundgren, Henriette; Kroon, Brigitte; Poell, Rob F. – European Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore how and why personality tests are used in workplace training. This research paper is guided by three research questions that inquire about the role of external and internal stakeholders, the value of psychometric and practical considerations in test selection, and the purpose of personality test use…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Human Resources, Foreign Countries, Personality Measures
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Zigarmi, Drea; Roberts, Taylor Peyton – European Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Purpose: This study aims to test the following three assertions underlying the Situational Leadership® II (SLII) Model: all four leadership styles are received by followers; all four leadership styles are needed by followers; and if there is a fit between the leadership style a follower receives and needs, that follower will demonstrate favorable…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Leadership Styles, Scores
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Wong, Siew Chin; Mohd Rasdi, Roziah; Abu Samah, Bahaman; Abdul Wahat, Nor Wahiza – European Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the effects of organizational-related variables and the moderating role of career strategies on protean career among employees. Design/methodology/approach: Research data are gathered from a sample of 306 employees in 18 electrical and electronics multinational corporations (MNCs) in Malaysia.…
Descriptors: Mentors, Human Resources, Electronics, Corporations
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Moon, Hanna; Sejong, Wendy; Valentine, Tom – European Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Purpose: How to build and enhance the strategic learning capability (SLC) of an organization becomes crucial to both research and practice. This study was designed with the purpose to conceptualize SLC by translating and interpreting the related literature to develop empirical dimensions that could be tested and used in a survey instrument.…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Test Validity, Test Reliability, Surveys
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Yaghoubi Farani, Ahmad; Karimi, Saeid; Motaghed, Mahsa – European Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Purpose: This purpose of this paper, drawing on the theory of planned behaviour (TPB), is to develop an integrated model of entrepreneurial career intentions incorporating the role of motivational factors along with entrepreneurial knowledge. Specifically, this study proposes the existence of a relationship between entrepreneurial knowledge and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Behavior Theories, Career Choice
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Behle, Heike – European Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Purpose: Using the example of an amalgamated secondary school qualification (International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme--IBCP), in which both vocational education and training (VET) and academic subjects are taught, the paper aims to discuss the use of skills and knowledge gained during the IBCP for post-secondary school activities.…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Secondary Education, Vocational Education, Academic Education
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Tutlys, Vidmantas; Spöttl, Georg – European Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to explore methodological and institutional challenges on application of the work-process analysis approach in the design and development of competence-based occupational standards for Lithuania. Design/methodology/approach: The theoretical analysis is based on the review of scientific literature and the analysis of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Competency Based Education, Standards
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Ceschi, Andrea; Costantini, Arianna; Phillips, Susan D.; Sartori, Riccardo – European Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to link findings from laboratory-based decision-making research and decision-making competence (DMC) aspects that may be central for career-related decision-making processes. Past research has identified individual differences in rational responses in decision situations, which the authors refer to as DMC. Although there…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Decision Making Skills, Heuristics, Bias
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Bocciardi, Federica; Caputo, Andrea; Fregonese, Chiara; Langher, Viviana; Sartori, Riccardo – European Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Purpose: In the current labour market, the competence to adapt is becoming significantly relevant for career development and career success. The construct of career adaptability, i.e. the capability to adapt to changing career-related circumstances and predict advancement in career development, seems to provide a fruitful scientific base for…
Descriptors: Vocational Adjustment, Career Development, Competence, Predictor Variables
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