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Plakhotnik, Maria S.; Gionti, Lori Ann; Rocco, Tonette S.; Pashkina, Marina V. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
Global competition in higher education has facilitated the growth of English-medium instruction universities in countries where English is not a national language. In Europe, for example, the number of such programs at the bachelor's level has grown from only 55 in 2009 to 2900 in 2017. Colleges of business and management at these universities…
Descriptors: Management Development, Russian, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Reio, Thomas G., Jr.; Sanders-Reio, Joanne – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between curiosity and well-being in 18- to 29-year-old individuals. In a group of 378 working emerging adults, a survey battery was administered to measure cognitive and sensory curiosity, achieved emerging adulthood, and-being, as well as select theoretically relevant demographic variables…
Descriptors: Well Being, Young Adults, Psychological Patterns, Cognitive Processes
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Frye, Erin Y. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
Current events have highlighted ethical lapses and disregard for corporate social responsibility (CSR) in companies. Scandals at Volkswagen, Wells Fargo, and Turing Pharmaceuticals, as well as the 2008 mortgage crisis demonstrate the need for ethics training and CSR. Human resource development (HRD) strategies and initiatives can aid companies in…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Ethics, Social Responsibility
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Sulak, Tracey N.; Wilson, Robin; Renbarger, Rachel L.; Kaul, Corina R.; O'Guinn, Nicole – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
Over the past two decades, the skills needed to be successful in the workplace have expanded beyond technical skills to include 21st-century soft skills such as critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and creativity. A structural equation model of the ATC21S[superscript TM] was used to investigate the relationship between 21st-century…
Descriptors: Numeracy, 21st Century Skills, Critical Thinking, Communication Skills
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Toprak, Mustafa; Savas, Ahmet Cezmi – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
This study aims to examine the moderation effect of teachers' emotional labor (EL) on the relationship between school headmasters' emotional intelligence (EI) and teachers' job satisfaction (JS). This correlational research is based on data collected from 27 school headmasters and 469 teachers. Data were analyzed by using a moderated hierarchical…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Correlation, School Administration, Job Satisfaction
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Turner, John R.; Baker, Rose – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
The current research study utilized a case study research method to test the theory that the creativity and innovative processes are a complex adaptive system. Through qualitative interviews with renowned creators, the current study categorized the data into eight characteristics of complex adaptive systems: path dependent, systems have a history,…
Descriptors: Creativity, Innovation, Systems Approach, Evaluation Methods
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Bohonos, Jeremy W.; Otchere, Kimbery D.; Pak, Yoon K. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
Despite calls for research into how critical and social justice themes are taught in HRD programs (Byrd, 2015), the current literature tells us little about how future scholars and practitioners are being prepared to face workplace injustice. Recent curricular research examining published curriculum lists and course descriptions have reported no…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teaching Methods, Graduate Students, Graduate Study
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Joo, Baek-Kyoo; Nam, Kyoung-ah – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the predictors of career satisfaction for public service employees in South Korea, using data drawn from 303 civil servants from one metropolitan government and two district governments. The effects of contextual (i.e., transformational leadership), personal (i.e., learning goal orientation), and intrinsic…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Goal Orientation, Predictor Variables, Government Employees
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Carr-Chellman, Davin J. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2019
This paper reports the results of a study of adult ethical development in Christian congregations. Using an empirical hermeneutic phenomenological methodology, this study examined how five pastors understand and encourage ethical development, creating an in-depth analysis and interpretation of their perceptions of the phenomenon of adult ethical…
Descriptors: Ethics, Phenomenology, Clergy, Christianity
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Kim, Sehoon; McLean, Gary N.; Park, Soyoun – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
South Koreans work the longest hours in the world's developed countries. The current body of knowledge is built on western culture and does not sufficiently explain working hours in the South Korean context. Considering the differences between cultures and the cultural influence on employees and organizations, it is useful to understand the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Context, Working Hours, Phenomenology
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Lin, Xi; Wang, Chih-hsuan – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
Previous studies indicated there was a difference in goal orientations and learning strategies between adult and traditional learners. However, limited studies investigated the relationship between achievement goal orientations (AGO) and self-regulated learning (SRL) between adult and traditional learners. Hence, the current study examined the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Goal Orientation, Metacognition, Adult Learning
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Shirvan, Majid Elahi; Khajavy, Gholam Hassan; Nazifi, Morteza; Taherian, Tahereh – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
The tripartite of motivation- affect- cognition indicates the need for more efforts to uncover the complex nature of the interplay of self-efficacy, anxiety as well as motivation. In this study we measured the longitudinal association between adult English a foreign language (EFL) students' self-efficacy and anxiety and the role of ideal self as…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Self Efficacy, Undergraduate Students, Anxiety
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Collins, Joshua C. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
For men who are both gay and Latino, experiences are often shaped by masculine cultural ideologies, respect for family, and/or being a "multiple minority"--racially/ethnically and sexually. These ideologies are related to machismo, the hyper-masculine idealization of men in Latino communities. Few studies seek to explore gay Latino men's…
Descriptors: Males, Transformative Learning, Masculinity, Homosexuality
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Gupta, Kalpana – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
Graduate students at a distance require an advising approach that allows them to connect to their peers, faculty, and the University as a whole. In addition, they need to be empowered to develop transferable skills and self-directed behaviors from the advising process just as they are through the learning process. Faculty from the adult education…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Distance Education, Academic Advising, Graduate Students
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Gittings, Glenn; Bergman, Matt; Shuck, Brad; Rose, Kevin – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2018
Doctoral students typically represent a highly educated group of students that have demonstrated the academic aptitude to successfully complete multiple degrees. Yet, research has continually shown that 40%-60% of doctoral students do not persist to graduate (Allum & Okahana, 2015; Bowen & Rudenstine, 1992). The purpose of this study was…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Student Characteristics, Academic Persistence
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