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Yamada, Shoko; Otchia, Christian S. – International Journal of Training and Development, 2022
The paper contributes to the discussion of the effects of educational attainment and skills on labour market outcomes, especially in a fast-growing economy. The data are derived through the authors' unique skills assessment of 591 workers at 19 foreign-invested garment-production companies in Ethiopia, which allows for the analysis of the impact…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Attainment, Job Skills, Labor Market
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Azumah, Shaibu Baanni; Dagunga, Gilbert; Zakaria, Abraham; Boateng, Nathaniel A.; Mensah, Kwadwo B.; Boateng, Ethel S. – International Journal of Training and Development, 2022
Demographic data from Ghana suggest aging population among cocoa farmers. Based on this evidence, youth participation in the cocoa sector has become a subject of interest to stakeholders including Solidaridad. This study employed both qualitative analysis and parametric regression models that addresses observed and unobserved errors, to estimate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attrition, Agricultural Education, Youth Programs
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Deckers, Marius; Altmann, Tobias; Roth, Marcus – International Journal of Training and Development, 2022
Previous research has established that the successful transfer of training content into daily work life depends both on the trainees' individual characteristics and the characteristics of their work team. Specifically, multiple meta-analyses and reviews have confirmed that individuals' openness to experience, agreeableness, and neuroticism, as…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Transfer of Training, Individual Characteristics, Group Dynamics
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Sanchez, Diana R.; Nelson, Tristan; Kraiger, Kurt; Weiner, Erik; Lu, Yucheng; Schnall, Jasmine – International Journal of Training and Development, 2022
Game-based training research has produced various definitions and measures for learner motivation. Inconsistent findings on learner motivation may have contributed to the misapplication of one type of motivation to explain another; inhibiting future research and generating false implications. This study compared 172 students in game-based or…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Game Based Learning, Video Games, French
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Twase, Ismail; Miiro, Richard F.; Matsiko, Frank; Ndaula, Sulaiman; Ssamula, Mathias – International Journal of Training and Development, 2022
Farmer training is a key strategy for building skills that lead to enhanced productivity of small-scale farmers' fields. This result hinges on farmers transferring the training to their fields. However, the factors that determine the subsequent transfer of training including those with mediating effects are not fully known. A study was conducted…
Descriptors: Content Validity, Motivation, Transfer of Training, Agricultural Occupations
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Els, Renier; Meyer, Helen; Ellis, Suria – International Journal of Training and Development, 2022
It is broadly acknowledged that, for quality management to be effective, it needs to be viewed and implemented as a dynamic and active process by people in an organisation, specifically its leaders. This study aimed to determine the level of leaders' commitment with regard to their perceptions and attitudes concerning quality management of…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Test Construction, Leaders, Organizational Effectiveness
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Tielman, Kennedy; Wesselink, Renate; den Brok, Perry – International Journal of Training and Development, 2022
Senior secondary vocational education and training (SSVET) is highly culturally diverse, with a majority of students having an immigrant background. Teachers in culturally diverse classes are more often confronted with tensions in their daily practice and they are uncertain of how to manage these tensions. This exploratory study investigated what…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Secondary School Teachers, Vocational Education, Cultural Differences
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Vaskova Kjulavkovska, Maja; Serafini, Giovanni Oscar; Szamosi, Leslie Thomas – International Journal of Training and Development, 2022
Competency-based training (CBT) is gaining popularity as an approach towards creating a highly skilled workforce while reducing the skill gaps faced by industry. Integrated within an organisation's management systems, it can lead to benefits such as increased productivity and strengthened employee engagement. While CBT of aviation industry…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Aviation Education, Pilot Projects, Employees
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Carlyon, Tracey; Naufahu, Margaret – International Journal of Training and Development, 2022
The establishment of Te Pukenga--New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, in 2019 was a result of the Review of Vocational Education (ROVE) undertaken in Aotearoa New Zealand. ROVE was committed to hearing the voices of all stakeholders to ensure excellence for all New Zealanders in vocational education. Against the backdrop of this review,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Teacher Role
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Carden, Julia; Passmore, Jonathan; Jones, Rebecca J. – International Journal of Training and Development, 2022
Workplace coaching is a rapidly growing industry, and while there has been some research carried out to explore the effectiveness of coaching and to evaluate coaching outcomes, there has been very little research to underpin coach development and how coaches best develop coaching competence for workplace coaching. Self-awareness is perceived by…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Coaching (Performance), Professional Development, Workplace Learning
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Chauvin, Rachel; Yennek, Nora; Laurent, Pauline; Lôrant, Sonia; Fenouillet, Fabien – International Journal of Training and Development, 2022
This study investigated the extent to which trainees' perceptions about previous training experiences determine their decision to re-enrol in future multimodal training programmes. A post-training reaction instrument adapted to multiple training modalities was developed. The results showed that trainees' perceptions of the training design and…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Employee Attitudes, English (Second Language), Goal Orientation
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Tamimi, Nancy; Kienzler, Hanna; Hammoudeh, Weeam; Giacaman, Rita – International Journal of Training and Development, 2022
To address the gap in locally driven mental health capacity strengthening initiatives in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), researchers from Birzeit University (BZU) and King's College London (KCL) developed a unique short course focusing on the intersection between methods, mental health, and conflict. The course was delivered in the West…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Course Evaluation, Research Methodology, Mental Health
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van den Elsen, Josine; Vermeeren, Brenda; Steijn, Bram – International Journal of Training and Development, 2022
This article examines the relationship between the valence of formal learning (perceived usefulness of the outcomes of formal learning for daily work and ambitions) and the employability-related competences of public sector employees. Furthermore, the moderating roles of social informal learning and transformational leadership (TFL) are…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Public Sector, Government Employees, Transformational Leadership
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Randall, Jason G.; Brooks, Ricardo R.; Heck, Martin J. – International Journal of Training and Development, 2022
Employee learning and development is critical to organizational success, particularly during times of crisis when increased volatility and demand necessitate adaptability and skill. We draw on theories of workplace learning and social exchange to investigate the unique influence of formal training, informal learning, and organizational support for…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Prevention, Labor Turnover, Employees
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Wisshak, Susanne; Barth, Dorothee – International Journal of Training and Development, 2022
Schlenker's model of responsibility was used in this study to investigate to what extent leadership trainers consider themselves accountable for the transfer of training. We conducted 15 semi-structured interviews and evaluated the answers using qualitative content analysis. With respect to the responsibility links of Schlenker's model, the…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Leadership Training, Trainers, Attitudes
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