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Clinical Governance: An Intl. J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 23, SJR: 0.176, h-index: 13)
Collection Building     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.461, h-index: 8)
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Construction Innovation: Information, Process, Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
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Critical Perspectives on Intl. Business     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.311, h-index: 11)
Cross Cultural Management An Intl. J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.648, h-index: 6)
Development and Learning in Organizations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.123, h-index: 6)
Direct Marketing An Intl. J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Disaster Prevention and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17, SJR: 0.352, h-index: 24)
Drugs and Alcohol Today     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 92, SJR: 0.129, h-index: 2)
Education + Training     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 18, SJR: 0.39, h-index: 21)
Education, Business and Society : Contemporary Middle Eastern Issues     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.243, h-index: 6)
Employee Relations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.446, h-index: 16)
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Equal Opportunities Intl.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
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Ethnicity and Inequalities in Health and Social Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.109, h-index: 1)
EuroMed J. of Business     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
European Business Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.368, h-index: 15)
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European J. of Marketing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19, SJR: 0.957, h-index: 38)
European J. of Training and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.296, h-index: 18)
Evidence-based HRM     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Facilities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.34, h-index: 13)
foresight     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.62, h-index: 16)
Gender in Management : An Intl. J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.495, h-index: 17)
Grey Systems : Theory and Application     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
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History of Education Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.102, h-index: 1)
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Human Resource Management Intl. Digest     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.105, h-index: 5)
Humanomics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2, SJR: 0.104, h-index: 1)
Indian Growth and Development Review     Hybrid Journal   (SJR: 0.131, h-index: 1)
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Industrial Robot An Intl. J.     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.421, h-index: 25)
Info     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.337, h-index: 17)
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Information Technology & People     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 44, SJR: 0.664, h-index: 21)
Interactive Technology and Smart Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Interlending & Document Supply     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 60, SJR: 0.593, h-index: 10)
Internet Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 45, SJR: 0.846, h-index: 44)
Intl. J. for Lesson and Learning Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Intl. J. for Researcher Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Intl. J. of Accounting and Information Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.265, h-index: 4)
Intl. J. of Bank Marketing     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.672, h-index: 26)
Intl. J. of Climate Change Strategies and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10, SJR: 0.211, h-index: 3)
Intl. J. of Clothing Science and Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.436, h-index: 20)
Intl. J. of Commerce and Management     Hybrid Journal  
Intl. J. of Conflict Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14, SJR: 0.322, h-index: 31)
Intl. J. of Contemporary Hospitality Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 1.2, h-index: 24)
Intl. J. of Culture Tourism and Hospitality Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11, SJR: 0.113, h-index: 1)
Intl. J. of Development Issues     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Intl. J. of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.181, h-index: 5)
Intl. J. of Educational Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.508, h-index: 16)
Intl. J. of Emergency Services     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Emerging Markets     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Intl. J. of Energy Sector Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3, SJR: 0.187, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5, SJR: 0.545, h-index: 20)
Intl. J. of Event and Festival Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Gender and Entrepreneurship     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Intl. J. of Health Care Quality Assurance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6, SJR: 0.357, h-index: 25)
Intl. J. of Housing Markets and Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7, SJR: 0.32, h-index: 4)
Intl. J. of Intelligent Computing and Cybernetics     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.323, h-index: 7)
Intl. J. of Intelligent Unmanned Systems     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Intl. J. of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Law and Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Intl. J. of Law in the Built Environment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4, SJR: 0.104, h-index: 1)
Intl. J. of Leadership in Public Services     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Intl. J. of Lean Six Sigma     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
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Intl. J. of Manpower     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1, SJR: 0.329, h-index: 29)
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Intl. J. of Migration, Health and Social Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.176, h-index: 3)
Intl. J. of Numerical Methods for Heat & Fluid Flow     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9, SJR: 0.591, h-index: 26)
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Intl. J. of Workplace Health Management     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8, SJR: 0.203, h-index: 5)
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Journal Cover European Journal of Training and Development
  [SJR: 0.296]   [H-I: 18]   [7 followers]  Follow
    
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   ISSN (Print) 2046-9012
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  • JOB CHARACTERISTICS, WORK INVOLVEMENT, AND JOB PERFORMANCE OF PUBLIC
           SERVANTS
    • Abstract: European Journal of Training and Development, Volume 40, Issue 7, August 2016.
      Purpose The primary objective of this study is to assess the predicting role of job characteristics on job performance. Dimensions in the job characteristics construct are skill variety, task identity, task significance, autonomy, and feedback. Further, work involvement is tested as a mediator in the hypothesized link. Design/methodology/approach A total of 256 public servants reported on their job characteristics and work involvement while supervisory-ratings were used to assess their level of job performance. SPSS version 14 and AMOS 16 were used for statistical analyses of the data. A hypothesized structural equation model was tested to examine both direct and indirect influence of job characteristics on job performance Findings The findings revealed that task significance and feedback significantly influence job performance and the relationships are mediated by work involvement. Skill variety, however, has a significant and direct influence on public servants’ job performance. Research limitations/implications The research results have provided support for the key theoretical propositions. Specifically, this study has managed to substantiate some empirical evidences in partial support of the Job Characteristics Theory. Practical implications As for practical implication, the significant and positive impact of skill variety, task significance, and feedback on job performance suggests the importance of these job characteristics dimensions in promoting high level of job performance among public servants. Originality/value This study aims to provide additional empirical evidence in support of the Job Characteristics Theory. The theoretical framework of this study managed to substantiate empirical evidence in partial support of the Job Characteristics Theory.
      Citation: European Journal of Training and Development
      PubDate: 2016-07-20T11:49:07Z
      DOI: 10.1108/EJTD-07-2015-0051
       
  • Promoting Self-Directed Learning in the Learning Organization: Tools and
           Practices
    • Abstract: European Journal of Training and Development, Volume 40, Issue 7, August 2016.
      Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine a set of practices that can help promote self-directed learning (SDL) in congruence with the goals of developing and maintaining the learning organization. Design/methodology/approach Findings from this study were derived from an extensive review of the SDL and the learning organization literature as well as the body of research that examines the connections between the two constructs. Findings This paper identifies the following set of practices as integral to promoting SDL in the learning organization: (a) building and communicating a shared vision to employees at all levels; (b) fostering collaboration, interaction, and teamwork; (c) empowering employees through participatory work practices; (d) encouraging and providing opportunities for continuous learning; and (e) using relevant technologies in the workplace. Originality/value This paper addresses the paucity of research that investigates the connections between SDL and the learning organization and that specifically examines important practices vis-à-vis the two concepts.
      Citation: European Journal of Training and Development
      PubDate: 2016-07-20T11:49:06Z
      DOI: 10.1108/EJTD-10-2015-0076
       
  • TALENT DEVELOPMENT GAMIFICATION IN TALENT SELECTION ASSESSMENT CENTRES
    • Abstract: European Journal of Training and Development, Volume 40, Issue 7, August 2016.
      Purpose When sophisticated talent selection processes such as gamification are used, training and development are essential to ensure that candidates can successfully navigate the talent assessment process. Gamification is the application of game elements to non-game activities through the adoption of gaming tools and little is known about how candidates (‘talent’) struggle to learn about the structural mechanics of gamification as they engage with the hidden rules of talent selection, such as goals, rules, ‘levelling up’, feedback and engagement in competitive-collaborative activities. We coin the term ‘talent development gamification’ and use it as an analytical tool to consider how young talent are supported by development interventions in their inter-subjectivity as they learn how to survive and win in talent selection games. Design/methodology/approach Studying hidden dynamics in development processes inherent in gamified talent selection is challenging, so a cult work of fiction, ‘Ender’s Game’, is examined to address the questions: ‘How do candidates in talent selection programmes learn to make sense of the structural mechanics of gamification’, ‘How does this make the hidden rules of talent selection explicit to them? and ‘What does this mean for talent development?’ Findings Talent development in selection gamification processes is illustrated through nuanced theoretical accounts of how a multiplicity of shifting and competing developmental learning opportunities are played out as a form of ‘double-consciousness’ by potential organizational talent in order for them to ‘win the selection game’. Research limitations/implications Using novels as an aid to understanding management and the organization of work is ontologically and epistemologically problematic. But analysing novels which are ‘good reads’ also has educational value and can produce new knowledge from its analysis. In exploring how ‘Characters are made to live dangerously, to face predicaments that, as readers, we experience as vicarious pleasure. We imagine, for example, how a particular character may react or, more importantly, what we would do in similar circumstances' (Knights & Willmott, 1999, p. 5). This future-oriented fictional narrative is both illustrative and provides an analogy to illuminate current organisational development challenges. Originality/value The term ‘talent development gamification in selection processes’ is coined to allow analysis and provide lessons for talent development practice in a little studied area. Our case study analysis identifies a number of areas for consideration by talent management/talent development specialists involved in developing talent assessment centres incorporating gamification. These include the importance of understanding and taking account of rites of passage through the assessment centre, in particular the role of liminal space, what talent development interventions might be of benefit, and the necessity of appreciating and managing talent in developing the skill of double consciousness in game simulations.
      Citation: European Journal of Training and Development
      PubDate: 2016-07-20T11:49:04Z
      DOI: 10.1108/EJTD-03-2016-0017
       
  • GLOBE Study Culture Clusters: Can they be Found in Importance Ratings of
           Managerial Competencies?
    • Abstract: European Journal of Training and Development, Volume 40, Issue 7, August 2016.
      Purpose The purpose of this study was to explore patterns of importance ratings of managerial competencies in 22 countries in different regions around the globe, to guide specificity in assessing and developing managers in multiple geographies. Additionally, this study examined the utility of clustering countries based on shared culture, as defined by House, Hanges, Javidan, Dorfman, and Gupta (2004), to determine whether such clustering aids in interpreting and acting on any differences identified. Design/methodology/approach The PROFILOR® for Managers, contains 135 behavioral items, grouped into 24 competency scales. The instrument was developed from a review of the management and psychology literatures, exhaustive analysis of a large database (Sevy, Olson, McGuire, Frazier, and Paajanen, 1985), job analysis questionnaires, and interviews of hundreds of managers representing many functional areas and most major industries. Findings Results suggest that clustering countries together for the purpose of providing prescriptive guidance for the development of individuals planning expatriate assignments does not clarify such guidance; in fact, it masks unique differences in competency priorities as measured on a country-by-country basis. Research limitations/implications The participants for this study come from mid- to large-size organizations in 22 countries around the world. The organizations represented sought out management consulting services from a large, highly respected private-sector consultancy. As such, these findings are likely to be generalizable to managers from similar organizations. No attempt has been made to generalize these findings to entrepreneurial start-ups, small local organizations, or organizations not inclined to seek western-style management consulting services. Originality/value This study is one of the first to examine the effectiveness of the GLOBE clusters as they relate to managerial competencies in multicultural workforces.
      Citation: European Journal of Training and Development
      PubDate: 2016-07-20T11:49:03Z
      DOI: 10.1108/EJTD-03-2016-0016
       
  • Exploring Talenting: Talent Management as a Collective Endeavour
    • Abstract: European Journal of Training and Development, Volume 40, Issue 7, August 2016.
      Purpose We seek to show appreciation for the collective endeavour of work practices based on varying degrees of dependence, interdependence and mutuality between at least two people. Such dependencies have to be concerned with how talent is used and how this use is an interaction between people, a process we will call talenting. The aim of this paper is to provide a method to explore talenting. Design/methodology/approach The paper provides a brief overview of recent debates relating to Talent Management (TM). We argue that TM seldom pays attention to work practices where performance is frequently a collective endeavour. A mapping method is explained to identify work practices and obtain narrative data. We provide a case to explore talenting in West Yorkshire Police. Findings 12 examples are found and three are presented showing the value of various forms of dependency to achieve outcomes Research limitations/implications TM needs to move beyond employment practices to work practices. There is a need to close the gap between traditional TM employment practices, usually individually focused, and work practices which are most likely to require a collective endeavour. Practical implications There needs be ongoing appreciation of talenting to add to TM activities. Originality/value Probably the first enquiry of its kind.
      Citation: European Journal of Training and Development
      PubDate: 2016-07-20T11:48:57Z
      DOI: 10.1108/EJTD-11-2015-0091
       
  • TALENT DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT AND WORKPLACE ADAPTATION: THE MEDIATING
           EFFECTS OF ORGANISATIONAL SUPPORT
    • First page: 370
      Abstract: European Journal of Training and Development, Volume 40, Issue 6, July 2016.
      Purpose This study examined the relationship between talent development environment (TDE) variables of job focus and long-term development and workplace adaptation (WA) of Malaysian professional returnees as mediated by the organisational support. Design/methodology/approach A total of 130 respondents who are Malaysian professional returnees participated in this study. The hypotheses formulated for this study were tested using partial least square-structural equation modelling (PLS-SEM) version 3. Findings The mediation analysis has revealed a significant relationship between job focus and long-term development on WA via organisational support. Six out of seven hypotheses were accepted. The finding also indicates that long-term development construct has a strong impact on WA of Malaysian professional returnees. Research limitations/implications This study focused only on professional returnees from selected sectors of the National Key Economic Areas in Malaysia. Practical implications The fact that organisational support mediated WA should be capitalised on by human resource development (HRD) practitioners in public and private sectors to assist professional returnees in their WA through the talent development approach specifically on job focus and long-term development. Originality/value The findings from this study extends the knowledge of WA in the context of professional returnees in a developing country, Malaysia. The integration between the selected TDE variables and WA with the mediating function of organisational support adds new insights into the process of WA.
      Citation: European Journal of Training and Development
      PubDate: 2016-05-31T11:19:57Z
      DOI: 10.1108/EJTD-07-2015-0060
       
  • Critical Review on Power in Organization: Empowerment in Human Resource
           Development
    • First page: 390
      Abstract: European Journal of Training and Development, Volume 40, Issue 6, July 2016.
      Purpose This study aims to analyze current practices, discuss empowerment from the theoretical perspectives on power in organizations, and suggest an empowerment model based on the type of organizational culture and the role of human resource development (HRD). Design/methodology/approach By reviewing the classic viewpoint of power, Lukes’ three-dimensional power, and Foucault’s disciplinary power, we discuss power and empowerment in organizational contexts. Findings Power in organizations can be conceptualized based on the classic view, Foucault and critical view and Lukes’ three-dimensional power. We found that true employee empowerment is related to the third dimension of power. The role of HRD for empowerment can be categorized into (a) enhancing motivation and commitment in terms of psychological empowerment and (b) bringing real power to employees. The proposed empowerment model assumes that organizational culture influences the dimensions of empowerment and the role of HRD for supporting empowerment. Practical implications HRD needs to critically assess the meaning of power in particular contexts (Morrell and Wilkinson, 2002) before planning and implementing specific training and development (T&D) interventions for performance improvement and/or organization development (OD) interventions for innovation. Originality/value This study attempts to review, analyze, and discuss issues regarding employee empowerment from human resource development (HRD) perspectives. Implications for the roles of HRD and the empowerment model are proposed.
      Citation: European Journal of Training and Development
      PubDate: 2016-05-31T11:19:55Z
      DOI: 10.1108/EJTD-01-2016-0005
       
  • The Link between Training Satisfaction, Work Engagement and Turnover
           Intention
    • First page: 407
      Abstract: European Journal of Training and Development, Volume 40, Issue 6, July 2016.
      Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine the casual relationship between training satisfaction, work engagement, and turnover intention; and the mediating role of work engagement between training satisfaction and turnover intention. Design/methodology/approach Data was collected from 409 oil and gas professionals using an email survey questionnaire. Structural equation modelling, using AMOS 22.0, was performed to test the hypothesized model. Findings The results suggest that training satisfaction is significantly positively related to employees’ level of work engagement and is negatively related to turnover intention. The results also reveal that engagement mediates the relationship between training satisfaction and turnover intention. Practical implications Training has long been thought to play an important role in achieving positive attitudinal and behaviours outcomes among employees. This study reconfirms these ideas, and highlights the importance of training satisfaction as being key to achieving greater work engagement and reducing voluntary turnover. Therefore, the finding of this study have a number of implications for research and human resource development practitioners. Originality/value This study makes a significant theoretical contribution to the literature as this is the first study to demonstrate the significance of training satisfaction and the mediating effects of work engagement in reducing the turnover intention of employees.
      Citation: European Journal of Training and Development
      PubDate: 2016-05-31T11:19:58Z
      DOI: 10.1108/EJTD-10-2015-0077
       
  • Implicit Assumptions in High Potentials Recruitment
    • First page: 430
      Abstract: European Journal of Training and Development, Volume 40, Issue 6, July 2016.
      Purpose HR professionals use different criteria in practice than they verbalize. Thus, the aim of this research was to identify the implicit criteria used for the selection of high-potential employees in recruitment and development settings in the pharmaceutical industry. Design/methodology/approach A semi-structured interview guide was developed and used to collect data from 15 European and U.S. recruiters in the pharmaceutical sector. The interview guide included an embedded association test to identify potential differences between implicit assumptions about high potentials and verbalized criteria among participants. Findings Findings include differences and similarities between the criteria to define high potentials and the implicit assumptions HR professionals use in their initial selection of employees who are selected for further assessment and development programs. Research limitations/implications Size of the sample is a limitation. Therefore, the conclusions drawn from this study should be treated with a degree of caution. Practical implications Learning how HR professionals use implicit assumptions about potential recruits should inform practitioners about selection, promotion, and training strategies. Given the increasing application of automated search algorithms to identify and select high potentials for recruitment, development and promotion purposes, future studies should account for the differences between used and verbalized criteria underlying the development of these systems. Originality/value This study shows how the used implicit assumptions of HR professionals about high potentials differ from verbalized statements and guidelines.
      Citation: European Journal of Training and Development
      PubDate: 2016-05-31T11:19:55Z
      DOI: 10.1108/EJTD-01-2016-0002
       
  • Training and Developing Non-Irish Workers: The Perspectives of Interested
           Stakeholders
    • First page: 446
      Abstract: European Journal of Training and Development, Volume 40, Issue 6, July 2016.
      Purpose This paper explores 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 that Irish organisations are given little advice or support regarding the development of non-Irish workers. The study concludes that organisations should re-consider current approaches to cultural diversity training and development of these workers, prioritizing the provision of English language training for these workers. The study maintains that an understanding of cultural differences is a vital component in the training of this cohort of workers. Research limitations/implications Further research is required in this area. This could include an investigation into the levels of transfer of learning upon completion of training programmes for non-Irish workers, and an evaluation of the understanding of cultural learning styles among trainers Practical implications Learning and development initiatives are dependent on English language supports, which will ultimately be central to the successful training and development of non-Irish workers, and provision of affordable high-quality English language classes is crucial. An understanding of cultural differences, diversity, and inclusion is equally important if this cohort of workers is to thrive in an Irish working environment. Originality/value There has been a paucity of research on the issue of learning and development for migrant workers in an Irish context. This paper contributes to the discussion and provides guidelines for employers and opinions for Policy makers.
      Citation: European Journal of Training and Development
      PubDate: 2016-05-31T11:19:56Z
      DOI: 10.1108/EJTD-12-2014-0080
       
 
 
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