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Sharma, Payal; Pandher, Jagwinder Singh – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2019
Purpose: This study aims to identify and classify various competences and competencies that educational leaders should essentially possess. Design/methodology/approach: The systematic review of the literature was conducted to identify various competences of educational leaders in the institutions. Later, an empirical research was conducted. The…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Technical Education, Technical Institutes, Instructional Leadership
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O'Brien, Emma; McCarthy, John; Hamburg, Ileana; Delaney, Yvonne – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to explore how in Irish small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), problem-based learning (PBL) could possibly provide a paradigm which addresses two key research objectives: What are the learning needs and challenges faced by Irish SMEs? and How could PBL satisfy these needs through integrating formal and informal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Problem Based Learning, Workplace Learning, Small Businesses
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Hussain, Aman; Rossi, Tony; Rynne, Steven – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2019
Purpose: Most contemporary research in medical education focuses on the undergraduate component conducted within medical schools. The purpose of this paper, however, is to better understand how medical residents and practicing attending physicians learned to practice within the context of the emergency medicine department (ED) workplace.…
Descriptors: Emergency Programs, Medical Services, Medical Students, Graduate Students
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Kusaila, Michelle M. – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to examine the impact of informal learning contextual factors in facilitation workplace learning in the auditing profession. Design/methodology/approach: Multiple linear regression analysis was used to look at the relationship between four aspects of informal learning and the impact on workplace learning using data from a…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Workplace Learning, Accounting, Professional Continuing Education
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Dickson, Martina – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2019
Purpose: Within any vocational university degree, a placement in a workplace normally forms an integral part of developing professional skills and provides an opportunity for students to put into practice theoretical knowledge they have acquired through academic courses. For student mothers, keeping up with their studies whilst juggling their…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Parent Responsibility, Mothers, Student Experience
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Zhou, Hongyan; Tu, Chia-Ching – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to reveal the current status of China university teachers' learning content focus (LCF) and collaborative learning (CL) and empirically examine the influential effects LCF and CL play on individual pursuit of lifelong learning (LLL) by investigating the mediating role of individual psychological empowerment (PE).…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, College Faculty, Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries
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Smith, Raymond; Hodge, Steven – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to report and discuss findings from the first exploratory phase of a research project that examined how and in what ways the practice of vocational student work-placement contributes to innovation in host organisations. The focus of the paper is on identifying and clarifying how innovation is understood in this context and…
Descriptors: Work Experience Programs, Vocational Education, Innovation, Small Businesses
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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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Papakonstantinidis, Stavros – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2019
Purpose: The paper aims to examine the impact of the Greek economic recession on workplace learning. Specifically, it surveys the views of Greek business professionals regarding whether workplace learning could be used as a competitive advantage in achieving business success. Design/methodology/approach: The paper follows a qualitative research…
Descriptors: Economic Impact, Economic Climate, Financial Problems, Foreign Countries
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Rozkwitalska, Malgorzata – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the differences in learning experiences in mono- and intercultural workplace interactions and to address the research question of how employees experience learning in mono- and intercultural interactions. Design/methodology/approach: The author reports and compares the main findings from two samples…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Intercultural Communication, Employee Attitudes, Vocabulary
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