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Industry In Motion: Pilot Study On Instructor And Management Perceptions Of New Hire Pilot Technical And Professional Preparation, Nicholas D. Wilson, Shayne A. Daku 2016 University of North Dakota

Industry In Motion: Pilot Study On Instructor And Management Perceptions Of New Hire Pilot Technical And Professional Preparation, Nicholas D. Wilson, Shayne A. Daku

International Journal of Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace

Each new generation entering the workforce follows a unique path preparing them for success in their respective industry. A myriad of factors influence this transitional process including advancements in technology, economic and cultural factors as well as characteristics common to each generation. This process of training in technical and professional knowledge is uniquely important in the transition into the airline industry. This pilot study focused on collecting and evaluating the perceptions of management and instructors in a regional airline training environment as they trained new hire pilots from day 1 of Company Indoctrination to completion of Operating Experience (OE). This ...


Cultural Moderation Of The Relationship Between Anticipated Life Role Salience And Career Decision-Making Difficulties, Emily Anne Schmidtman 2016 University of Southern Mississippi

Cultural Moderation Of The Relationship Between Anticipated Life Role Salience And Career Decision-Making Difficulties, Emily Anne Schmidtman

Dissertations

The perceived importance of, and commitment to, work and family roles has significant implications for the career decision-making difficulty (CDMD) of undergraduate college students. Additionally, cultural variables have been shown to influence undergraduate students’ anticipated life role salience (LRS) as well as the amount of difficulty experienced in making a career decision. Given this information, the current study assessed the relationship between LRS and CDMD specifically in terms of differences that may occur within this relationship for different cultural groups. Using a sample of college students (total N = 246), an online survey was used to gather information about their LRS ...


Life In Noah’S Ark: Using Animal Figures As An Arts-Based Projective Technique In Group Work To Enhance Leadership Competence, Cecilie Meltzer 2016 Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus

Life In Noah’S Ark: Using Animal Figures As An Arts-Based Projective Technique In Group Work To Enhance Leadership Competence, Cecilie Meltzer

Organizational Aesthetics

Arts-based learning, a playful method for new insights and self-understanding, can be a tool by which leaders can develop better competence to meet individual and group challenges in working life. This article breaks new ground in reporting specifically on how identification with animal figures in a group setting can develop leaders’ competence, offering a combined group and individual account of the same process. The aim is twofold: (1) Share the method and its implications in order to provide practical guidelines for those who wish to expand their use of arts-based methods in education and working life. (2) Present results from ...


A Comparison Of Managerial And Leadership Effectiveness Of Veteran And Civilian Developed Leaders In A Civilian Context, John C. Dexter 2016 The University of Texas at Tyler

A Comparison Of Managerial And Leadership Effectiveness Of Veteran And Civilian Developed Leaders In A Civilian Context, John C. Dexter

Human Resource Development Theses and Dissertations

Since the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, there has been an increase in American patriotism that has facilitated a strong commitment of U.S. employers to actively recruit and hire military veterans. These highly publicized employer veteran hiring commitments easily number in the hundreds of thousands, if not millions. However, the commitments to employ veterans does not specify how these veterans will be employed. In fact, there is wide-spread difficulty in translating military training and experience to civilian applications, and there is virtually no empirical support as to whether veterans will be more of less successful in civilian employment ...


Seven Lessons In Partnership: How A Hospital And A Happiness Organization Teamed To Decrease Practitioner Burnout, Increase Practitioner Well-Being And Improve Patient Satisfaction, Nancy O'Brien, Linda Saggau 2016 Experience Happiness, LLC

Seven Lessons In Partnership: How A Hospital And A Happiness Organization Teamed To Decrease Practitioner Burnout, Increase Practitioner Well-Being And Improve Patient Satisfaction, Nancy O'Brien, Linda Saggau

Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies

Nancy O’Brien and Linda Saggau, co-founders of Experience Happiness, LLC., and co-developers of The Happiness Practice™ (THP), share key discoveries derived from the partnership between Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) and Experience Happiness (EH) which focused on using THP as an intervention to increase Emergency Department and Urgent Care practitioner well-being and happiness in order to reduce the signs and symptoms of burnout and improve patient experience and satisfaction. This article includes a case study demonstrating the efficacy of the 6-month THP intervention, as well as an overview of THP and seven valuable partnership lessons to encourage and guide ...


Buku Kumpulan Artikel Msdm, priyono iyon priyono management 2016 university pgri adi buana

Buku Kumpulan Artikel Msdm, Priyono Iyon Priyono Management

priyono iyon priyono management

No abstract provided.


Successful Leadership: Optimizing The Influence Of Personality On Work Engagement, Joey A. Fleck 2016 The Pennsylvania State University

Successful Leadership: Optimizing The Influence Of Personality On Work Engagement, Joey A. Fleck

Online Journal for Workforce Education and Development

Abstract

Objective: This paper examines the positive influence that personality has on the level of engagement workers have in their work. By determining the connection between personality characteristics and work engagement, leaders can be proactive in promoting higher levels of engagement by their workers. Background: Engaging in one’s work encompasses the total person and includes elements such as energy, mental resilience, willingness to invest in one’s work, enthusiasm, pride, and the happiness that comes with being involved in work. The level of work engagement of workers in their work has implications for the workers as well as for ...


Optimizing Workforce Performance: Perceived Differences Of Army Officer Critical Thinking Talent Across Level Of Education, Richard B. Ayers 2016 The University of Southern Mississippi

Optimizing Workforce Performance: Perceived Differences Of Army Officer Critical Thinking Talent Across Level Of Education, Richard B. Ayers

Dissertations

The U.S. Army’s operating environment continues to become increasingly complex and unpredictable, where U.S. technological advantage continues to erode. The complexities stem from the Army’s doctrinal assumption that the future operating environment is unknown and constantly changing (Department of the Army [DA], 2014a). Diminishing technological advantage results in more reliance on soldiers’ cognitive capability, and less on high technology weapons systems (McMaster, 2015).

A review of military literature shows extensive research on the importance of Army leaders to be talented critical thinkers (Fischer, Spiker, & Riedel, 2008, 2009; Gerras, 2008; Thomas & Gentzler, 2013). Human capital literature reveals many college graduates do not possess the critical thinking skills required of the workforce (Laird, Seifert, Pascarella, Mayhew, & Blaich, 2014; Liu, Frankel & Roohr, 2014). Senior Army leaders identify critical ...


The Creative Thinking Field Book: Putting Creative Problem Solving Into The Context Of Research & Development, W. Clayton Bunyard 2016 Buffalo State College

The Creative Thinking Field Book: Putting Creative Problem Solving Into The Context Of Research & Development, W. Clayton Bunyard

Creative Studies Graduate Student Master's Projects

This project focused on creating a supplemental resource guide for people who have recently completed a course on Creative Problem Solving (CPS). This resource guide was designed to go beyond the basic resources of a typical CPS course and provide additional detail and context to enable new students of CPS within my research and development (R&D) organization to more confidently practice deliberate creativity skills and tools in real-world settings. More specifically, this resource guide provides guidance and detailed considerations for how to select divergent and convergent thinking tools for typical R&D collaboration scenarios, as well as how to ...


Training And Developing Non-Irish Workers: The Perspectives Of Interested Stakeholders, Mary Prendergast 2016 Dublin Institute of Technology

Training And Developing Non-Irish Workers: The Perspectives Of Interested Stakeholders, Mary Prendergast

Articles

Purpose – This paper aims to explore the challenges facing Irish organisations in the training and development of non-Irish workers. It analyses the importance of fluency in the host country’s language and the approach taken by organisations in relation to language training. In-depth semi-structured interviews provide significant insights for the policies and practices of multiple stakeholders.

Design/methodology/approach – The empirical research comprised 33 in-depth interviews conducted with employers, employees, trade unions and regulatory bodies, and an objective content analysis provided insights into the challenges Irish organisations face in the training and development of non-Irish workers.

Findings – The results indicate ...


How To Continue To Innovate With Fewer “Water Cooler” Conversations, Nicole DeMarco Kuzdeba 2016 Cornell University

How To Continue To Innovate With Fewer “Water Cooler” Conversations, Nicole Demarco Kuzdeba

Cornell HR Review

[Excerpt] As companies continue to grow globally, learning how to innovate across geographic lines has become even more important as “water cooler” conversations become less of the norm. This challenge is even more pertinent for the tech industry, where innovation is at its core. I sought to answer the following question: As tech companies continue to expand globally and open offices in more locations, the employee population becomes more decentralized, resulting in fewer organic, “water cooler” conversations. These “water cooler” conversations, or unintentional run-ins with one another which typically result in work conversation, can lead to innovative thinking or ideas ...


Supervisor’S Engagement And Organization Outcomes: The Mediating Role Of Employee Engagement On Task Performance And Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Romell Thomas 2016 University of Texas at Tyler

Supervisor’S Engagement And Organization Outcomes: The Mediating Role Of Employee Engagement On Task Performance And Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Romell Thomas

Human Resource Development Theses and Dissertations

Researchers have found that several positive outcomes exist when employees are in a state of engagement. Studies also show that supervisor engagement positively affects employee engagement. This study was conducted to examine how the positive affect of employee engagement as a result of supervisor engagement affects the organization outcomes of task performance and organization citizenship behavior. The researcher proposed a model of these relationships for the study.

The quantitative, cross-sectional study involved a survey to collect the 313 responses used for data analysis. Structural Equation Modeling was used to test the hypotheses. All hypotheses were supported, indicating support for the ...


Organizational Analysis: Union Kitchen, Davita Louie 2016 SIT Graduate Institute

Organizational Analysis: Union Kitchen, Davita Louie

Capstone Collection

Union Kitchen, a Certified B Corp and socially driven organization, is a cluster of integrated food businesses, connecting silos of the food system to create a profitable platform for local and regional businesses to thrive in Washington, D.C. Leslie Crutchfield and Heather Grant’s Forces for Good: The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits, suggests six practices, namely Advocate and Serve, Make Markets Work, Inspire Evangelists, Nurture Nonprofit Networks, Master the Art of Adaptation, and Share Leadership, as the keys to success of the most impactful nonprofits (Crutchfield & Grant, 2012). While Union Kitchen is not a nonprofit, as a Certified ...


You’Ve Got Mail: Examination Of A Brief Online Email Training, Jake R. Mathwich, Keaton A. Fletcher, Wendy L. Bedwell 2016 University of South Florida

You’Ve Got Mail: Examination Of A Brief Online Email Training, Jake R. Mathwich, Keaton A. Fletcher, Wendy L. Bedwell

Human Factors and Applied Psychology Student Conference

Many companies train employees on writing emails in seminar-style training sessions. However, in-person, seminar-style trainings are costly. This study aims to create a training program, rooted in the science of training to address these needs. We examine the mechanisms of action by which the training influences performance and intent to transfer. To do this, we call upon several models of training effectiveness (see Alliger, Tannenbaum, Bennett, & Traver, 1997; Baldwin & Ford, 1988; and Kirkpatrick, 1959). Taken together, these models suggest that individual differences will predict affective reactions, which will lead to utility reactions, ultimately leading to learning. We aim to test this synthesized model.

Participants ...


The Impact Of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (Mbti) On Team Success In The Workplace, Kelsey M. Tate 2016 James Madison University

The Impact Of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (Mbti) On Team Success In The Workplace, Kelsey M. Tate

Graduate Showcase of Scholarship and Creative Activities

This study was conducted to determine the impact of the Myer-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality assessment on team success in the workplace. This was achieved through the collection of qualitative data by way of interviews from individual employees and teams about their perceptions of how their behavior changed since taking the MBTI. The study aimed to give insight into how teams function once they have taken a personality assessment and if they had improved self-awareness, reduced conflict, and prove better at accomplishing a given task. This data were analyzed through a coding process for common themes. All research was conducted ...


How Women Navigate A Career In Stem And Respond To The Challenges Created By The Lack Of Gender Diversity In The Industry., Danielle Blot 2016 James Madison University

How Women Navigate A Career In Stem And Respond To The Challenges Created By The Lack Of Gender Diversity In The Industry., Danielle Blot

Graduate Showcase of Scholarship and Creative Activities

This study is a qualitative research study that investigates how women in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) industry navigate a male-dominated workplace. The purpose of this research is to determine how women who are employed in the STEM industry are affected by an environment fueled by an extreme lack of gender diversity. The research, which will be completed by March 23rd, intends to reveal how women adapt their mindset and behaviors as a result.

The three research questions for the study are as follows:

1. How do women in STEM careers report coping with the overwhelming lack ...


Information Media News, Vol. 46 No. 2, St. Cloud State University 2016 St. Cloud State University

Information Media News, Vol. 46 No. 2, St. Cloud State University

Information Media Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Evaluating The State Of Departmental Student-Employee Training And Employment, Brandon E. Clinton 2016 Merrimack College

Evaluating The State Of Departmental Student-Employee Training And Employment, Brandon E. Clinton

Education Student Publications

Student-employment is an important aspect of a college student’s experience. According to Kathman and Kathman (2000), students benefit from an on-campus job, as they are able to develop strong interpersonal skills, and develop experience for their resumes (p 176). In this study, I examined the dynamics of a campus center-based student employment program, and the related training program that is administered by a campus operations department. Using a focus group, a 13 item protocol was administered to nine undergraduate student-employees of this department, and an additional two alumni student-employees were interviewed individually. The focus of this research was rooted ...


An Acculturation Program For Foreign-Born Workers At Multinational Companies Transferred To Offices In The United States, Eric Krieger 2016 SIT Graduate Institute

An Acculturation Program For Foreign-Born Workers At Multinational Companies Transferred To Offices In The United States, Eric Krieger

Capstone Collection

The purpose of this study is to create an acculturation program that multinational companies can use to ease the transition of foreign-born employees who are transferred to the United States. There are a number of challenges for these employees, from navigating the logistics of finding a place to live, setting up a bank account and filling out taxes to the social emotional issues of trying to adapt to another culture, build community and be successful in a new work environment. Through interviews with foreign-born employees, Human Resources professionals, and intercultural trainers, qualitative and quantitative data was collected to understand current ...


Ambient Knowledge: Human Capital Development Strategies For Us Economic Competitiveness, Antje Mays 2016 Winthrop University

Ambient Knowledge: Human Capital Development Strategies For Us Economic Competitiveness, Antje Mays

Antje Mays

Ongoing media coverage has made much of skill mismatches and their impacts on US employment conditions and global economic recovery. Recent research across business and education has uncovered skill shortages spanning technical and industry-specific competencies, higher-order cognitive skills such as analysis, critical thinking, and synthesis, as well as behavioral skills and values such as work ethic, integrity, and good citizenship. These US findings are echoed by executive opinion surveys and policy research by international researchers including as OECD, the World Economic Forum, and the World Bank. As human capital theory points out, the social fabric and economic soundness of nations ...


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