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Paydon, Marie E.; Ensminger, David C. – International Journal of Training and Development, 2021
Although originated in the 1990s, few empirical studies exist that examine the Evaluative Inquiry model, particularly, the social learning processes within the model. This study examined the social learning processes that represent the forms of communication that drive learning within the Evaluative Inquiry model: dialog, reflection, asking…
Descriptors: Socialization, Learning Processes, Evaluation, Inquiry
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Daniëls, Ellen; Muyters, Gertjan; Hondeghem, Annie – International Journal of Training and Development, 2021
Research considering the effects of leadership training and development is underresearched. However, leadership behaviour can generate greater levels of performance and satisfaction. In this study, the effect of a group reflective learning programme for school leaders is examined. The study questions whether leadership development, using a group…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Organizational Learning, Organizational Climate, School Administration
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Matsuo, Makoto – International Journal of Training and Development, 2021
Personal growth initiative (PGI), i.e., self-change skills, is necessary for employees to adapt to changing environments, but research examining the antecedents of PGI in an organizational context is limited. The present research investigated the antecedents of PGI in the workplace. Using a two-wave questionnaire survey, data were collected from…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Individual Development, Employee Attitudes, Health Personnel
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Blanco, María Rita; Golik, Mariela N. – International Journal of Training and Development, 2021
Due to the centrality of line managers' role in the talent identification process, this qualitative study aims to determine what effective and non-effective talent spotters do differently from one another in relation with an 'ideal' talent identification model offered by the literature. A double-blind design was applied to the sample designated by…
Descriptors: Middle Management, Administrator Effectiveness, Talent Identification, Personnel Directors
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Annen, Silvia – International Journal of Training and Development, 2021
Germany and Canada differ significantly regarding their migration policy as well as the structures of the national labour markets and their educational systems. This paper aims to analyse how these differences affect the labour market outcomes of immigrants and the usability of foreign qualifications and work experiences by using the health and…
Descriptors: Employment Qualifications, Work Experience, Recruitment, Immigrants
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Põder, Kaire; Merkuljeva, Tiina – International Journal of Training and Development, 2021
External supervision is an expanding practice among social workers noted by many authors. However, the empirical evidence of its impact on work efficiency is mixed at best. In the current study, we empirically test the effect of external supervision on social workers' work engagement and perceived self-efficacy. Our treatment consists of five…
Descriptors: Supervision, Social Work, Caseworkers, Work Attitudes
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Zenner-Höffkes, Lea; Harris, Roger; Zirkle, Chris; Pilz, Matthias – International Journal of Training and Development, 2021
Debate continues to feature prominently in many countries on such notions as skills, skill shortages and employability. Clearly such notions remain significant internationally in the rhetoric of both economic reform and training policy and practice. However, the problem remains of differing perceptions. The purpose of this comparative study was to…
Descriptors: Expectation, Employer Attitudes, Recruitment, Youth
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McCray, Janet; Temple, Paul Furness; McGregor, Suzanna – International Journal of Training and Development, 2021
As part of a 2-year research project, 79 interviews were undertaken with adult social care (ASC) registered managers (RMs) in England. The study aimed to identify the factors that influence the leadership practice and priorities of RMs in their role in ASC at two points, before and after a leadership development programme (LDP). A critical…
Descriptors: Adults, Social Services, Caseworkers, Leadership Training
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Jjuuko, Robert; Tukundane, Cuthbert; Zeelen, Jacques – International Journal of Training and Development, 2021
Amidst the global pressure on education systems to harness youth employability and transition to the world of work, there is increased interest in vocational placements. It is evident that Uganda's tertiary education sector, like others in similar context, is struggling to optimise vocational placements for better students' learning and labour…
Descriptors: Job Placement, Student Employment, Youth Employment, Agricultural Education
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Wang, Xiaoman; Chen, Yan; Ritzhaupt, Albert D.; Martin, Florence – International Journal of Training and Development, 2021
The purpose of this study is to examine core professional competencies for instructional designers through a job announcement analysis involving both qualitative and quantitative produces used on a qualitative data source. Using a conceptual framework as a guide, we extracted and examined a total of N = 1030 unique job announcements obtained from…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Competence, Job Analysis, Occupational Information
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Lin, Ligui; Cai, Xuejing; Yin, Jun – International Journal of Training and Development, 2021
This study examined the relationship between career mentoring and work engagement from the mentor perspective, by estimating work meaningfulness as a mediator. The research model used quantitative survey data from 309 employees who mentored their junior colleagues in the on-the-job training programmes of Japanese companies. The results…
Descriptors: Mentors, Work Attitudes, Job Performance, Employee Attitudes
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Bryson, Jane – International Journal of Training and Development, 2020
This paper explores trade union collective voice as a mechanism for worker participation in training decision making. New Zealand is an example of a liberal market economy (LME) with relatively weak regulatory pressure on employers to engage in training. Consequently, drivers such as trade union collective voice could fill an important role in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Training, Access to Education, Employees
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Zimmermann, Bénédicte – International Journal of Training and Development, 2020
This paper discusses the scope of the employee's voice in lifelong education decisions, with a focus on qualified assembly-line workers and professional development schemes allowing their upward mobility out of the assembly line. Using a capability approach, it investigates voice as part of people's agency. Beyond examining the channels that allow…
Descriptors: Employees, Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries, Manufacturing
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Kambayashi, Ryo; Kato, Takao – International Journal of Training and Development, 2020
The paper empirically examines labor-management communication concerning in-house training programs and its relation to the actual on- and off-the-job training policy and wage structure. Using governmental datasets from Japan, we study how different labor-management communication institutions may affect the training interests of employers and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Collective Bargaining, Employer Employee Relationship, On the Job Training
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Barry, Michael; Gomez, Rafael; Kaufman, Bruce E.; Wilkinson, Adrian; Zhang, Tingting – International Journal of Training and Development, 2020
This paper examines the determinants of job-related training and workplace voice. Using data from a unique 2016 cross-national survey of Australian, British, Canadian and American employees, the paper contrasts two classic formulations in the literature; (1) the neoclassical/human capital approach which predicts that individual characteristics…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Job Training, Work Environment, Foreign Countries
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