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Reinhold, Sarah; Gegenfurtner, Andreas; Lewalter, Doris – International Journal of Training and Development, 2018
Social support and motivation to transfer are important components in conceptual models on transfer of training. Previous research indicates that both support and motivation influence transfer. To date, however, it is not yet clear if social support influences transfer of training directly, or if this influence is mediated by motivation to…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Motivation, Social Support Groups, Predictor Variables
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Chatterjee, Aindrila; Pereira, Arun; Bates, Reid – International Journal of Training and Development, 2018
This research is an empirical study of the relationship between organization culture, as perceived by employees, and the work-environment-related learning transfer factors in organizations, which we call learning transfer environment (LTE). To measure perceptions of organization culture, we use the Organizational Culture Assessment Instrument and…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Transfer of Training, Employee Attitudes, Work Environment
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McCray, Janet; Warwick, Rob; Palmer, Adam – International Journal of Training and Development, 2018
This paper aims to explore the influence of one cycle of a learning set experience in a postgraduate medical leadership development programme. It does so from two perspectives: first, from the self-reports of nine senior doctors working in leadership roles in England in the National Health Service; and second from a researcher perspective as we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Training, Health Services, Physicians
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Fregonese, Chiara; Caputo, Andrea; Langher, Viviana – International Journal of Training and Development, 2018
This work illustrates the psychometric properties of the Italian version of the Questionnaire for Professional Training Evaluation, designed and validated by Grohmann and Kauffeld. This 12-item questionnaire provides for the evaluation of different training outcomes, is time-efficient, applicable to several professional contexts and shows sound…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Professional Training, Program Evaluation
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Yamada, Shoko; Otchia, Christian S.; Taniguchi, Kyoko – International Journal of Training and Development, 2018
The Ethiopian economy has grown significantly and the government has prioritized industrial skills development and expanded technical and vocational education and training (TVET). However, mismatches between the skills available and the skills required are widespread and the unemployment rate for TVET graduates is high. Little scholarly effort has…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Skills, Clothing, Vocational Education
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Armstrong, Michael B.; Landers, Richard N. – International Journal of Training and Development, 2018
Gamification has become increasingly common in employee training. Simultaneously, our scientific understanding of gamified learning has grown. However, there are few resources that provide specific recommendations for science-based gamification in employee training to address the research-practice gap. Thus, the purpose of this paper is to…
Descriptors: Job Training, Educational Games, Web Based Instruction, Employees
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Denami, Maria – International Journal of Training and Development, 2018
This study focuses on the analysis of peripheral phenomena such as verbalization and over-learning by users while playing serious games (SGs) in order to develop their competences. For this purpose, we used an SG aimed at training the operators who are meant to work in cleanrooms devoted to pharmaceutical production. Data concerning the…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Skill Development, Verbal Communication, Verbal Learning
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Kowtha, Narasimha Rao – International Journal of Training and Development, 2018
is the process through which newcomers learn the requisite social and task knowledge in order to resolve role uncertainty and become organizational insiders. Successful socialization of newcomers implies better retention of employees, higher productivity, and reduced recruitment and training costs. Many organizational newcomers undergo…
Descriptors: Socialization, Organizational Climate, Novices, Professional Education
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Roberts, Zachary; Rogers, Altovise; Thomas, Candice L.; Spitzmueller, Christiane – International Journal of Training and Development, 2018
Training transfer is a ubiquitous but frequently unmet goal of training initiatives amounting to billions of dollars lost annually and masses of under-skilled workers due to the lack of application of training content to their job. Although research supports the impact trainee proactive personality, conscientiousness and motivation have on…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Trainees, Personality Traits, Self Motivation
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Mikami, Satoru; Furukawa, Mitsuaki – International Journal of Training and Development, 2018
The shortage of qualified human capital is a major impediment to development. In the field of international development cooperation, training programs (TPs) have been widely employed to enhance the capacity of workforces in developing countries. This paper investigates the conditions in which these programs can contribute not only to individual…
Descriptors: Human Capital, International Cooperation, Training, Developing Nations
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van Gerwen, Nikki; Buskens, Vincent; van der Lippe, Tanja – International Journal of Training and Development, 2018
The mutual-investment model predicts a positive relation between investments in training and employees' willingness to behave cooperatively. In this paper, we argue that the extent to which employees increase their cooperative behavior after receiving training depends on the type of training provided, the skillfulness of the employee and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperation, Employees, Training
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Schofield, Keith; Analoui, Bejan; Brooks, James; Hussain, Sayed Fairzi – International Journal of Training and Development, 2018
This paper explores the emergence of Machiavellian behaviour in a community of practice (CoP). The CoP was initiated by the top management team (TMT) as a management development initiative. Participants in a manufacturing setting were encouraged to engage in a series of problem-solving tasks with counterparts from across the organization in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Communities of Practice, Manufacturing Industry, Employees
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Jansen, Petra; Fraunhofer, Lisa; Pietsch, Stefanie – International Journal of Training and Development, 2018
It has been shown that motor coordination training can enhance performance in spatial cognition tasks. This was investigated in an applied setting. Twenty-eight office workers attended either cognitive motor coordination training or core-stability training for one hour every week for six weeks. Before and after training, mental rotation and…
Descriptors: Perceptual Motor Coordination, Training, Spatial Ability, Office Occupations
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Celestin, Bekolo Ngoa; Yunfei, Shao – International Journal of Training and Development, 2018
Researchers and practitioners have spent much time on and given a great deal of attention to the practical characteristics of professional development and its delivery in an attempt to understand the training transfer problem at the workplace. However, when we consider the individual employee as the primary agent of the transfer process, we cannot…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Transfer of Training, Expectation, Teacher Surveys
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Manuti, Amelia; Curci, Antonietta; Van der Heijden, Beatrice – International Journal of Training and Development, 2018
The meaning people attribute to working is a multidimensional construct, accounting for personal values, expectations, beliefs and attitudes towards work, which originates and develops because of life cycle experiences. The main aim of this paper is to contribute to the investigation of the 'meaning of working' by focusing on the causal…
Descriptors: Generational Differences, Work Attitudes, High School Students, College Students
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