The Cambridge Handbook of Workplace Training and Employee Development

Author: Kenneth G. Brown
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781108514880
Release Date: 2017-10-19
Genre: Business & Economics

With comprehensive coverage of topics related to learning, training, and development, this volume is a must-have resource for industrial and organizational (I/O) psychologists, human resource (HR) scholars, and adult education specialists. Brown provides a forward-looking exploration of the current research on workplace training, employee development, and organizational learning from the primary point of view of industrial organizational psychology. Each chapter discusses current practices, recent research, and, importantly, the gaps between the two. In analyzing these aspects of the topic, the chapter authors both present the valuable knowledge available and show the opportunities for further study and practice.

Sociology in Today s World with Student Resource Access 12 Months

Author: Cengage Learning Australia
Publisher: Cengage AU
ISBN: 9780170270908
Release Date: 2014
Genre: Electronic books

Sociology in Today's World explores why sociology is important and relevant to everyday life. It teaches students how to think sociologically, not just what to think, and shows how sociology can help us make sense of our lives. It comprehensively covers key aspects and current issues in Australian and New Zealand society, whilst emphasising the importance of diversity and a global perspective.

Sociological Abstracts

Author: Leo P. Chall
Publisher:
ISBN: STANFORD:36105114623411
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Sociology

CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.

Social Research and Social Reform

Author: A. H. Halsey
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198278543
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Social Science

This timely reassessment contains contributions from Juliet Cheetham, Andrew McPherson, Colin Mills, Ann Oakley, Julia Parker, David Raffe, Jane Roberts, Graham Room, Sheldon Rothblatt, George Smith, Teresa Smith, Martin Trow, Harold L. Wilensky, Rory Williams, and J. Douglas Willms.

Handbook of the Sociology of Education

Author: Maureen T. Hallinan
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387364247
Release Date: 2006-11-24
Genre: Social Science

This wide-ranging handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the field of education as viewed from a sociological perspective. Experts in the area present theoretical and empirical research on major educational issues and analyze the social processes that govern schooling, and the role of schools in and their impact on contemporary society. A major reference work for social scientists who want an overview of the field, graduate students, and educators.

Young Adult Women Work and Family

Author: Maureen Padfield
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317791652
Release Date: 2014-01-14
Genre: Business & Economics

First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

American Sociological Review

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39076000032669
Release Date: 1936
Genre: Electronic journals

Includes sections "Book reviews" and "Periodical literature."

The Oxford Handbook of Employment Relations

Author: Adrian Wilkinson
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 9780191651496
Release Date: 2014-03-13
Genre: Business & Economics

There have been numerous accounts exploring the relationship between institutions and firm practices. However, much of this literature tends to be located into distinct theoretical-traditional 'silos', such as national business systems, social systems of production, regulation theory, or varieties of capitalism, with limited dialogue between different approaches to enhance understanding of institutional effects. Again, evaluations of the relationship between institutions and employment relations have tended to be of the broad-brushstroke nature, often founded on macro-data, and with only limited attention being accorded to internal diversity and details of actual practice. The Handbook aims to fill this gap by bringing together an assembly of comprehensive and high quality chapters to enable understanding of changes in employment relations since the early 1970s. Theoretically-based chapters attempt to link varieties of capitalism, business systems, and different modes of regulation to the specific practice of employment relations, and offer a truly comparative treatment of the subject, providing frameworks and empirical evidence for understanding trends in employment relations in different parts of the world. Most notably, the Handbook seeks to incorporate at a theoretical level regulationist accounts and recent work that link bounded internal systemic diversity with change, and, at an applied level, a greater emphasis on recent applied evidence, specifically dealing with the employment contract, its implementation, and related questions of work organization. It will be useful to academics and students of industrial relations, political economy, and management.

Handbook of Life Span Development

Author: Lawerence K.W. Berg, PhD, Esq.
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826110800
Release Date: 2010-12-25
Genre: Psychology

"The handbook is an impressive collection of research studies and theories provided by knowledgeable contributors on life-span development from conception to old age."--Anthropology and Aging Quarterly The doubling of our average life span since the turn of the 20th century is considered by many scholars to be one of the most important changes in human existence. This definitive text is the only volume to fully address, through a multidisciplinary perspective, the biological, cognitive, and psychological development that occurs from infancy through old age, and how the sociocultural and institutional factors interface with these changes. Edited by leading research scholars in the field of life-span development, the volume also includes contributions of specialists in behavioral genetics, socioemotional selectivity theory, neuroscience, ecological models, and more. It examines the dynamics of close relationships and informal ties among the elderly population, child-parent attachment relationships as a life-span phenomenon, developmental tasks across the lifespan, continuity and discontinuity in temperament and personality, the sociocultural context of cognition across the life span, and variability in approaches to social problem solving from early to later life. Given the number of recent demographic shifts, it also explores issues related to fertility, life expectancy, environmental contexts, technology, immigration, and public policy. Key Features: Integrates the full life span from infancy through old age in each chapter Considers multidisciplinary perspectives that address personal relationships, cognitive development, and social, emotional, and physical health across the life span Situates life-span development in ecological contexts (e.g., socioeconomic, neighborhood, and immigration status) Provides a concise but thorough resource for graduate seminars in life-span-related studies Highlights future issues in all areas of life-span study

Psychological Educational and Sociological Perspectives on Success and Well Being in Career Development

Author: Anita C. Keller
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9789401789110
Release Date: 2014-05-12
Genre: Psychology

This collection covers how success and well-being relate to each other in early career development in the domains of employment and education. It gives a conceptual overview of success and well-being as established in the psychological research tradition, complemented by educational and sociological approaches. The volume presents articles on success and well-being in applied contexts, such as well-being as an individual resource during school-to-work transition, or well-being and success at the workplace. Work psychologists, social psychologists, educational researchers, and sociologists will find this book valuable, as it provides unique insights into social and psychological processes afforded by the combination of disciplines, concepts, and a diversity of approaches.

Research Administration and Management

Author: Elliott C. Kulakowski
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449666071
Release Date: 2008-07-03
Genre: Medical

This reference text addresses the basic knowledge of research administration and anagement, and includes everything from a review of research administration and the infrastructure that is necessary to support research, to project development and post-project plans. Examples of concepts, case studies, a glossary of terms and acronyms, and references to books, journal articles, monographs, and federal regulations are also included.

Managing Human Resources

Author: Stephen Bach
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118509982
Release Date: 2012-11-30
Genre: Business & Economics

This revised edition is a comprehensive, authoritative set ofessays. It is more detailed and analytical than the mainstreamtreatments of HRM. As in previous editions, Managing Human Resources analyses HRM,the study of work and employment, using an integratedmulti-disciplinary approach. The starting point is a recognitionthat HRM practice and firm performance are influenced by a varietyof institutional arrangements that extend beyond the firm. Theconsequences of HRM need to incorporate analysis of employees andother stakeholders as well as the implications for organizationalperformance.

Learning at Work

Author: Coffield, Frank
Publisher: Policy Press
ISBN: 9781861341235
Release Date: 1998-09
Genre: Education

This new series makes an important contribution to the public debate on lifelong learning which has been galvanised by the publicatin of the government's Green Paper 'The Learning Age' in February 1998.