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Impact of unions on learning and vice versa

Thanks to the union learning fund (ULF), unions enable and encourage workplace learning. Favourable industrial relations are very crucial for the success of the learning initiatives and the sustainability of these initiatives depended on the continued management support. Case studies on the effects of workplace learning led by unions showed that employers saw possibilities of […]

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Workplace learning

Although unions have very limited role at the policy formulation level, they have a larger new role in improving workplace learning. The establishment of the union learning representative is perceived as an innovation of the central union. The role of the representative is to support and motivate workers in taking up workplace learning. The success […]

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Union involvement in workplace learning

In the past few years, the British trade unions have adopted training and learning as an important element of their agenda. This learning agenda is perhaps the fastest growing philosophy of trade union activity, although it is one of the newest. The involvement of unions in learning is a distinct role from its historic activity […]

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The art and science of leadership

This resource has a great amount of information that deals with leadership. This information is further spread into individual subtopics that are easy to down load. The website is quite fast and down loads easily. It also contains very recent updates of the leadership information. Touching on the content, the site starts by listing the […]

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This Is the Science Behind Thriving Workplace Cultures

For all the talk surrounding over the past few weeks, one aspect of the story that hasn’t received much coverage is the one detailing allegations of a toxic work environment at the social media giant. Related:  In a first-person article in , an unamed writer who said she'd been a member of Facebook's Trending Topics team alleged that “poor […]

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How I Used Real Estate to Pay for My Newborn Daughter’s College Education

Two weeks ago,;my wife and I welcomed Rosie into the world — our first child. Last week, I had her entire college education paid for without spending a single dollar of my own money. How? Through a single real estate investment. Related:  The theoretical plan was simple, if not necessarily easy: Buy a piece of property. Let my tenant […]

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Management Science

In his work, Whinston (1990) showed that it is possible for a monopolist producing one information good facing non-perfect competition in the market for another to extend the firm’s monopoly power from one product’s market to the other by bundling them together (i. e. , “bundling entry-deterrent effect”). That is, by choosing a price that […]

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Management science

During this period, first applications of management science took place, prompted by fast technological advancements. Administrative Management was developed; specialization of labor, authority, discipline, unity of command, unity of direction, subordination of individual interests, centralization, order, equity, and lifetime employment of good workers are the key principles of Administrative Management. Several notable project management tools, […]

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Business School

There is considerable disagreement concerning the nature of the relationship between profitability and productivity. In operations research and production management, it is common to argue that this relationship is positive. The firm that achieves superior levels of profit needs to devote fewer resources to handling returns, rework, warranties, and complaint management, thus lowering costs and […]

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Education Finance and Budgeting

Education in the USA is the combined responsibility of the State, communities, and public and private organizations, a fact that is also reflected in the structure of educational finance in the country. Of the estimated $1 trillion spent being spent nationwide on education at all levels for school year 2007-2008, the federal contribution, including that […]

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Managing Change and Organizational Learning

Managing Change and Organizational Learning             The world of business is never a permanent.  Technology, competition, attitudes and processes pose the necessity for a business to shift gears to keep up.  The John Kotter Model is an 8-step process on how to lead and manage change.  First, this must involve and convince the stakeholders of […]

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Educational Administration and Leadership

Knowledge has been called power by many people. Thus, higher education is the launching pad to this power. Educators must understand how to manage knowledge. In doing so, they can improve performance. Consequently, administrators should be held accountable for the effectiveness of their school’s level of performance. They should also realize that handling conflicts are […]

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Business school

The empirical findings of world and Britain’s returns in the financial market can be used to analyze the implication of the EMH model. The data used in the analysis is drawn from two populations’ the world prices and Britain’s financial market prices. The regression analysis examines if Britain’s price movements influences the world financial market […]

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The Role of Economic Science in Global Business

The term “science” reminds us of the most mathematics and everything connected with it. For some reasons this is quite right, but economics is a science which deals with the rational use of all resources available to human. This applies not only money, but other resources as well. Economics consists of two main divisions – […]

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The Blackwell Handbook of organizational learning

The limitations and challenges faced by the knowledge management primarily revolve around the issues related to processes of articulation, evaluation, application and protection of organizational knowledge (Sanchez, 2005). Employing technology and processes to elicit information from the individuals who lack the skills to articulate knowledge is one of the biggest challenges of knowledge management. Another […]

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Learning in an Organization

The human resource managers’ knowledge on learning theories can promote learning in an organization. One way through which this knowledge can promote learning in an organization is by encouraging the workers to learn through a models’ behaviour. Fadul(Fadul, 2006) states that learning can only occur if there is change in knowledge. Learning theories that focus […]

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Learning Organization

Learning organization aims at providing an basic comprehension of what a learning organization is and how one may identify a learning organization . This is anticipated to be an exhaustive evaluation, relatively one that centers on numeral features of the writings that may possibly assist in formulating decisions in relation to the contemporary power of […]

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Harvard Business School

The learning’s from the article “Marketing Myopia” written by Theodore Levitt a lecturer in Harvard Business School in the 1960s is very much relevant even in today’s hyper competitive global business environment. The author has discussed the short sightedness of the marketing practitioners and has made a number of very valid points regarding good marketing […]

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Cornell University Law School

The general guidelines or procedures in the “simple fee” of an agreement refers to the citations of contracting parties to which the “legal rationality” of the agreement are form and parcel of the instruments to contract or bind the commitment. The legal rationality frames the “legal personality” of the contracting parties and therefore “binds” the […]

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Attitudes of Current MBA Students

Questions have been raise as to whether it is necessary to give assignments requiring quantitative skills to the students undertaking their MBA. In answering this question, it would be important to carry out an attitudinal interview of the MBA students. This means getting an objective answer to this question would call for a face-to-face contact […]

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10 Best U.S. Cities for Science, Math and Tech Grads

Help yourself find top-notch by looking in the right places. A new analysis by consumer-advocacy website ranks the best metro areas in the U.S. for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) college graduates. Using data from Washington, D.C.-based think tank the Brookings Institution, NerdWallet compared 357 metro areas based on the demand in each city […]

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Organizational learning

Organizational learning and organizational knowledge both are essential for organizations. A direct relationship exists between organizational learning and organizational knowledge (Argyris, 1999). This relationship can be explained in such way that an XYZ organization first learns through different instances and then gathers all the information and develops an attribute that what will the organization do […]

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How to become a successful student

College is an educational Journey that requires practice, commitment and a lot of hardwork . It requires a no wavering commitment to one’s stated goals. Too many embark on this educational Journey but steadily, not all cross the finish line. In order to become a successful student, one must have clear vision what his or […]

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Learning organizations

1) Systems Thinking – It is the art of seeing the interrelated nature of the world at large, and how it affects the organization (Maani and Benton, 1999). Stimuli, such as data and information, both affect the organization, in the same way that the organization itself affects the world at large (Midgely, 2003). 2) Personal […]

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Learning Organization

In this day and age, the organizations that survive are those that are led by individuals who understand the concept of a learning organization, and who are able to provide stories that engage the imagination of their members (Foote, 2002). A learning organization is one that “expands its capacity to create its future” (Senge, 1990 […]

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Project Management Education and Training process for career Development

Project management education and training processes for career development plays a critical role in enhancing the competency levels for correctional officers. In addition, project management education and training processes for career development enhances the quality of service and ability to cope with a stressful and complex work environment. Three have been conflicting perspectives on the […]

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Organizational Learning and Development

Organizational learning is defined as the process of detecting and correcting an organization’s errors through individuals acting as the agents of the organization. An organization’s learning system usually facilitates the learning activities of individuals which lead to organizational learning. Additionally, organizational learning is integrally connected to four constructs which are information sharing, information analysis, knowledge […]

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School of Business

The decisions we make in the present greatly shape our future. It is therefore important that we make the best possible decision, especially on matters of grave importance like our college education. For me, who is leaning towards majoring in Business Administration, I have to decide on which school I should be attending – the […]

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Respect French Language When Learning It

Learning the French language is fit for the serious ones. Why is this so? It’s simply because French people does not like English-speaking tourists using the French language in the wrong kind of way. There has been many situations where the French language is misused and the French people does not like to deal with […]

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