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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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Moran, Larry; Roth, Gene – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2013
Although theorizing about humor has occurred for several decades, scant research exists that examines humor in the broad context of human resource development. Humor exists in workplaces and it is historicized in the professional and organizational contexts of workers. This paper explores aspects of a joking culture within the specific work…
Descriptors: Fire Protection, Professional Personnel, Coping, Stress Management