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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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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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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 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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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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Bringing Education At Your Door Step

Armed with a degree in Engineering, Geetanjali Khanna was a passionate hands-on supply chain specialist. A valedictorian all across her academic years, she has always been very passionate about education and its universe. Growing up in a Defence family, Khanna had the chance to experience the ebbs and tides of educational institutes all across the […]

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Learning To Speak German

If you want to learn any new language the very thought of it can be quite daunting. It’s such a strange and wonderful thing people speak different languages, yet we all breathe the same air and on a very esoteric level we all need and want the same things (and at the same time we […]

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Learning, Behavior and Discipline

Our parents and teachers play a great role with the kind of learning we have lived by. For example, if our parents say that pants are worn by boys and skirts are for the girls, you would not be punished by dressing the other way around. You may just hear you parents reminding you of […]

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Learning Italian Has More to It

The romance languages of Europe, has familiar similarities to each of them. This is because the languages such as French, Italian, and Spanish all came from the mother language, Latin. This means that there are functions and words that are in relation with each other among the languages mentioned above. If you already know portions […]

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Learning English for Adults

Many adults across the world already speak English; however, there are many adults out there who would like to learn or who should learn. No matter what you plan to do with the language skills, learning English as an adult can be a very important step in your life. Sure, it will take a bit […]

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Mock Test on Monetary Economics: New York University

In the context of the overlapping generation model, explain why if we allowed individuals to trade bilaterally (without money) there would be no trade? What is the friction that the introduction of money overcomes in the overlapping generation model? The problem for every young member of future generations is to find a way to acquire […]

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