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Phusavat, Kongkiti; Hidayanto, Achmad Nizar; Kess, Pekka; Kantola, Jussi – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2019
Purpose: This study aims to develop a pedagogy which would help a school become a workplace for learning and professional development. Essentially, this objective addresses the following critical question. How can a school become an attractive workplace where learning and professional development of teachers positively contribute to better…
Descriptors: Design, Thinking Skills, Instructional Effectiveness, Faculty Development
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Christensen, Bjarne – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to explore how an academic graduate from the cross field between the humanities and the social sciences and blue-collar workers learns to scaffold knowing in a small- to medium-sized enterprise (SME). Design/methodology/approach: A case study was conducted in an SME that employed the first academic graduate among the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Small Businesses, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Humanities
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Benevene, Paula; Kong, Eric; Lucchesi, Massimiliano; Cortini, Michela – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to deepen the knowledge on the role played by the intellectual capital (IC) of small and medium non-profit socio-cooperatives (SMSCs) in generating knowledge and organisational growth, as well as on the challenges and the difficulties of the management of IC among these organisations.…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Foreign Countries, Small Businesses, Nonprofit Organizations
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Santos, Marta; Pereira, Cláudia; Silva, Daniel; Cadilhe, Maria Antónia; Cunha, Liliana – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyse a programme designed to welcome and train new employees, implemented in a chemical industry, privileging the transmission of know-how as a dynamic process where learning is co-constructed in the course of the activity. Design/methodology/approach: The design of the programme was based on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workplace Learning, Mentors, Manufacturing Industry
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Dahou, Khadra; Hacini, Ishaq; Burgoyne, John – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2019
Purpose: Organizational learning (OL) represents the real value and the heart of strategic management, the focal point to keep track of international development. This paper aims to investigate the effect of knowledge management (KM) on the development of OL capability (OLC) in international hotels installed in Algeria.…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Corporations, Organizational Culture, Learning
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Schreurs, Bieke; Van den Beemt, Antoine; Moolenaar, Nienke; De Laat, Maarten – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate the extent professionals from the vocational sector are networked individuals. The authors explore how professionals use their personal networks to engage in a wide variety of learning activities and examine what social mechanisms influence professionals' agency to form personal informal learning networks.…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Workplace Learning, Social Networks, Learning Activities
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Atitumpong, Aungkhana; Badir, Yuosre F. – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2018
Purpose: This study aims to examine the effects of leader-member exchange (LMX) and employee learning orientation on employee innovative work behavior (IWB) through creative self-efficacy. Design/methodology/approach: Data have been collected from 337 employees and 137 direct managers from manufacturing sector. A hierarchical linear model has been…
Descriptors: Employees, Behavior, Workplace Learning, Orientation
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Rovio-Johansson, Airi – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2018
Purpose: The paper aims to examine, within the context of professional practice and learning, how designers collaboratively working in international teams experience practice-based learning and how such occasions contribute to professional development. Design/methodology/approach: The paper introduces the cooperation project between Tibro Training…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Instructional Design, Educational Practices
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Olsen, Trude Høgvold; Glad, Tone; Filstad, Cathrine – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate whether the formal and informal learning patterns of community health-care nurses changed in the wake of a reform that altered their work by introducing new patient groups, and to explore whether conditions in the new workplaces facilitated or impeded shifts in learning patterns. Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Nurses, Community Health Services, Informal Education, Workplace Learning
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Polo, Federica; Cervai, Sara; Kantola, Jussi – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to introduce and validate the concept of training culture defined as a subset of the main organizational culture that allows examining meanings and values attributed to the training within an organization by management and employees. Design/methodology/approach: This study, following the deductive scale…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Educational Opportunities, Training Objectives, Educational Needs
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Raza, Syed Ali; Najmi, Arsalan; Shah, Nida – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the significance of knowledge transfer (KT) from universities to organizations by employing in-service employees, who are working in organizations and at the same time studying in the universities, as the channel. Design/methodology/approach: By using survey methodology, data were collected from 216 in-service…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Technology Transfer, Research and Development, Inservice Education
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Messmann, Gerhard; Mulder, Regina H.; Palonen, Tuire – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to investigate the role of characteristics of vocational education teachers' personal network at the workplace for determining the resources that enable them to cope with innovation-related demands at work. Design/methodology/approach: A survey study with 48 vocational education teachers is carried out. Social network…
Descriptors: Vocational Education Teachers, Social Networks, Educational Innovation, Social Capital
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Vignoli, Michela; Mariani, Marco Giovanni; Guglielmi, Dina; Violante, Francesco Saverio – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2018
Purpose: This study aims to investigate the factors that can influence the transfer process of training in open skills, i.e. non-technical skills (NTS). Specifically, according to the model of the transfer process, the aim of this paper is to analyse the effects of both personal (e.g. self-efficacy) and work environment (e.g. safety leadership…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Self Efficacy, Transfer of Training, Safety Education
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Malik, Muhammad Shaukat; Kanwal, Maria – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate empirically impacts of organizational knowledge-sharing practices (KSP) on employees' job satisfaction (JS), interpersonal adaptability (IA) and learning commitment (LC). Indirect effects of KSP on JS are also confirmed through mediating factors (LC and IA). Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Employee Attitudes, Job Satisfaction, Service Occupations, Foreign Countries
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Hendriks, Stefan; Sung, SeoYoon; Poell, Rob F. – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore how customer-facing professionals (CFPs) created learning paths to adapt to changing customer needs in a digital environment. Design/methodology/approach: Two groups of CFPs were created from a previous single-case study to examine the learning paths of the two groups. Both groups were digitally…
Descriptors: Technical Support, Service Occupations, Case Studies, Technological Literacy
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