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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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Hughes, Ashley M.; Zajac, Stephanie; Spencer, Jacqueline M.; Salas, Eduardo – International Journal of Training and Development, 2018
Organizations leverage training as a means of improving the knowledge, skills, and attitudes of trainees; but, effective training requires that this learning is transferred from the training environment to the actual performance of the work (that is, training transfer). Unfortunately, despite billions of dollars invested in learning each year, the…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Transfer of Training, Training, Organizations (Groups)
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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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Janssens, Liezelot; Smet, Kelly; Onghena, Patrick; Kyndt, Eva – International Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Informal workplace learning has become a prominent reality in the knowledge society of today. For this reason, developing appropriate learning conditions in order to enhance workplace learning is dominating organizational agendas. However, research that investigates the relationship between important learning conditions and learning outcomes…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Workplace Learning, Educational Environment, Work Environment
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Børing, Pål – International Journal of Training and Development, 2017
We examine the relationship between enterprises' use of employee training (or education) as a method to stimulate new ideas or creativity among their staff and enterprises' innovation activities. A data set of 5204 Norwegian enterprises is used. Based on correlation coefficients, we find a positive relationship between enterprises' use of employee…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Training, Innovation, Creativity
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Carter, Alison; Blackman, Anna; Hicks, Ben; Williams, Matthew; Hay, Rachel – International Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Studies on coaching have largely explored effectiveness from the perspective of a coach or employing organization rather than that of the employee or coachee. There has also been a focus on "successful" coaching, but little is known about unsuccessful coaching or the hindrances to achieving coaching success. Many empirical studies on…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Surveys, Employees, Professional Personnel
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Froehlich, Dominik E.; Beausaert, Simon; Segers, Mien – International Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Social approaches to work-related informal learning, such as proactive feedback-seeking, help-seeking and information-seeking, are important determinants of development in the workplace. Unfortunately, previous research has failed to clearly conceptualize these forms of learning and does not provide a validated and generally applicable measurement…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Measures (Individuals), Feedback (Response), Help Seeking
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Jeske, Debora; Stamov Roßnagel, Christian; Strack, Juliane – International Journal of Training and Development, 2017
The goal of this paper is to outline resource-oriented strategies which may help practitioners provide training that caters for the needs of older workers. Building on resource-oriented frameworks, we review research that directly or indirectly examines the relationship between age and training performance. We identify three personal and three…
Descriptors: Older Workers, Training, Performance, Participation
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Sabrià-Bernadó, Betlem; LLinàs-Audet, Xavier; Isus, Sofia – International Journal of Training and Development, 2017
The main objective of this study is to identify the determinants that influence user demand for lifelong learning in institutions of higher education. Qualitative methodology was used to develop an instrument and a quantitative approach was used for the remainder of the study. After a literature review and in-depth interviews with experts in…
Descriptors: Educational Demand, Lifelong Learning, Higher Education, Qualitative Research
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Paulsen, Hilko Frederik Klaas; Kauffeld, Simone – International Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Motivation to transfer is a critical element for successful training transfer. Whereas recent research has shown that training-related factors such as training design are related to motivation to transfer, participants' affective experiences have been neglected. Based on the broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions, we conducted a multilevel…
Descriptors: Motivation, Transfer of Training, Psychological Patterns, Hierarchical Linear Modeling
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Martini, Mattia; Cavenago, Dario – International Journal of Training and Development, 2017
This paper explores the effects on workers' employability of workplace development opportunities during employment as perceived by the workers themselves. Data was collected through a survey conducted in 2012 in Italy using a sample of 558 workers. The aim was to test the effects of participation in training courses, workplace learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workplace Learning, Employment Potential, Career Development
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Noe, Raymond A.; Tews, Michael J.; Michel, John W. – International Journal of Training and Development, 2017
Research focusing on how individual differences and the work context influence informal learning is growing but incomplete. This study contributes to our understanding of the antecedents of informal learning by examining the relationships of goal orientation, job autonomy and training climate with informal learning. Based on trait activation…
Descriptors: Administrators, Informal Education, Goal Orientation, Professional Autonomy
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