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#1Pamela R. JohnsonH-Index: 13
#2Julie IndvikH-Index: 11
Last. Julie Indvik (Alliant International University)
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Most employees bring to their work many of the emotional characteristics and behaviour patterns they developed in childhood. For example, co‐workers become siblings and authority figures take on the roles of parents. Since 93 per cent of the US population has experienced a dysfunctional family of origin, they tend to recreate dysfunctional patterns in the workplace. Considers several factors in managing the careers of adults abused as children. Defines child abuse, discusses adult patterns resul...
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#1Jeffrey H. Greenhaus (Drexel University)H-Index: 51
#2Gerard A. Callanan (Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia)H-Index: 14
Last. Eileen Kaplan (MSU: Montclair State University)H-Index: 4
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Examines the conditions under which career goal setting contributes to effective career management. Views career management as a process by which individuals can make informed decisions regarding their work lives. Highlights the role of the career goal in the career management process, and identifies the useful features of the goal‐setting process. Reviews the concepts of career indecision and career decidedness, and specifies four subtypes – developmental indecision, chronic indecision, hypervi...
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#1Jon-Chao Hong (NTNU: National Taiwan Normal University)H-Index: 19
#2Sung‐De Yang (NTNU: National Taiwan Normal University)H-Index: 1
Last. sui‐Lan Huang (NTNU: National Taiwan Normal University)H-Index: 1
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Everyone works in expectation of some rewards, and welfare is one of them. In order to understand the impact of employee benefits on employees′ work‐motivation and productivity, questionnaires were sent to corporations which had undertaken employee benefit programmes. Some of the significant results of this study are: employee benefit programmes have greater impact on work‐motivation than on productivity; monetary benefit programmes are most highly valued by both executives and workers; there is...
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Illustrates the rising significance of foreign‐language training with respect to employment opportunities in commerce and industry. Draws on a wide‐ranging and diverse base of literature in order to indicate the value of learning a foreign language, the manner in which such training can be utilized and several other fundamental considerations relating to language and employment. Issues analysed include: the linkage of linguistic with other skills, which students are likely to benefit the most fr...
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#1Yehuda Baruch (LBS: London Business School)H-Index: 45
#2Ronnie LessemH-Index: 4
Job analysis is frequently used in human resource management. It has proved to be a useful tool for working with rank and file personnel. However, in the new, developing and everchanging business environment, and for managerial positions, other methods could be adapted. Suggests a different concept for such areas based on the idea that managerial roles can be analysed in terms of managerial styles or types. The spectral management theory is such an approach. Presents three case studies; in the f...
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Explores the direct effects of internal orientation, self‐esteem, instrumentality, expressiveness and the interactive effects of internality, instrumentality and self‐esteem on the variance of career decision‐making self‐efficacy expectation. A set of questionnaires was administered to a group of Kuwaiti college students (Bachelor of Business Administration programme) which consisted of 84 men and 150 women. Results indicated that among men and women instrumental attributes had a considerably st...
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Describes an ongoing research project to monitor performance appraisal reports (PARs) of staff working at the Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, India. Presents major shortcomings of the PAR mechanism as observed while analysing the data. Suggests ways in which the existing appraisal mechanism could be improved in order to introduce and maintain a performance‐oriented work culture.
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Proposes a role for demographic variables in the study of absenteeism and turnover. After distinguishing demographic variables and theoretical variables, reviews inappropriate and appropriate uses of demographic variables in current research on absenteeism and turnover. Advances the argument that there are two inappropriate uses of these variables in current research, as variables in causal models and as measures. Also argues that these variables can appropriately be used in the construction of ...
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#1Catriona Paisey (RGU: Robert Gordon University)H-Index: 14
#2Nicholas Julian Paisey (RGU: Robert Gordon University)H-Index: 14
Women′s participation in the chartered accountancy profession in Scotland has increased considerably in the past 20 years. Reviews the achievements of female chartered accountants in the profession to assess the extent to which women′s careers differ from those of men. The growing literature on gender issues in accountancy points to the marginalization and segregation of women, both historically and at the present time. The results of a questionnaire survey of male and female chartered accountan...
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#1Giovanni Russo (UvA: University of Amsterdam)H-Index: 2
#2Piet Rietveld (UvA: University of Amsterdam)H-Index: 63
Last. C. Gorter (UvA: University of Amsterdam)H-Index: 10
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In the last two decades the economic literature has devoted significant attention to the mechanisms behind firms′ recruitment strategies as a possible way of reducing (un)employment problems. At the workfloor many efforts have also been made by firms to develop strategies that both alleviate conflicts with employees and at the same time lead to acceptable levels of productivity. This effort has resulted in the broad acceptance of the personnel management function in the firm. Examines how succes...
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