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Ageism In The Workplace: A Review Of The Literature, Bora Jin, Lisa Baumgartner Jan 2019

Ageism In The Workplace: A Review Of The Literature, Bora Jin, Lisa Baumgartner

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This literature review will examine literature concerning ageism in the workplace and the influence on older adults’ workplace learning. Findings have implications for employers, employees, and adult educators.


A New Research Direction Of Authentic Leadership In The Field Of Adult Education, Jihye Oh, Soo Jeoung Han Jan 2017

A New Research Direction Of Authentic Leadership In The Field Of Adult Education, Jihye Oh, Soo Jeoung Han

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This research reviewed authentic leadership and learning-related outcomes at workplace from the perspective of adult education/learning. Over the past decade, authentic leadership has been investigated only from performance-oriented perspective at workplace, despite its learning-oriented concept and component. Therefore, this research provided new insight and direction into the field of adult education/learning at workplace through integrated literature review of authentic leadership.


What Do You Do When The Law Doesn’T Work? Adult Educators’ Role In Fighting Workplace Discrimination, Ann Brooks, Tamara Clunis Sep 2006

What Do You Do When The Law Doesn’T Work? Adult Educators’ Role In Fighting Workplace Discrimination, Ann Brooks, Tamara Clunis

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An analysis of research suggests that ethnic/racial group members lack informal access to developmental opportunities in the workplace. Legal scholars critique Title VII law as ineffective in current organizations. Research shows the work of adult educators is critical in fighting discrimination in the absence of effective legal protection.


Working Late: Exploring The Workplaces, Motivations, And Barriers Of Working Seniors, Vivian W. Mott Ph.D. Jul 2006

Working Late: Exploring The Workplaces, Motivations, And Barriers Of Working Seniors, Vivian W. Mott Ph.D.

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This phenomenological research explored the nature of seniors’ employment. Findings focused on seniors’ motivations for continuing employment, barriers and coping mechanisms, generational differences, the role of self-directed learning, and the effect of age, status, and experience on security and capital in the workplace.