Journal of European Industrial Training
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Describes the experience of participants and staff on the European Management Teacher Programme, launched in January 1991 as a joint venture between the Management School at Lancaster University and Groupe ESC Lyon in response to the continuing shortage of trained faculty in European business schools. Highlights some of the difficulties in operating across different national training set‐ups and underlines the value of periods of immersion and of extended professional networks for enhanced inter...
Purpose – This is an empirical article which aims to examine the extent and nature of management role modelling and the learning achieved from role modelling. The article argues that the spread of taught management development and formal mentoring programmes has resulted in the neglect of practice‐knowledge and facets of managerial character formation, the learning of which are largely attributable to informal role modelling.Design/methodology/approach – Empirical research was conducted with mid...
Purpose – This study aims to examine a German multinational that uses English as the common corporate language (CCL) for internal communications with its international subsidiaries/agencies. It examines use of English within the workplace, and problems/opportunities it presents to those who use it.Design/methodology – The questionnaire was piloted with a German employee on placement in the UK. The e‐mail questionnaire was then used to collect data from a random sample of 10 per cent (142) of res...
Purpose – This study aims to explore the intercultural training needs for US business expatriates on assignment in Taiwan. The study assesses Taiwan culture‐specific training needs of US expatriates from the perspectives of both US expatriates and their Taiwanese colleagues and compares the perceived importance of these intercultural training needs between these two groups.Design/methodology/approach – This study used the survey method to assess the opinions of US business expatriates as well as...
#1Patricia Harrison (LJMU: Liverpool John Moores University)H-Index: 3
Purpose – This paper aims to focus on the role of line management and learning culture in the development of professional practice for the human resource (HR) practitioner.Design/methodology/approach – Three‐year longitudinal, matched‐pair study involving five participants and their line managers.Findings – Two of the five participants experienced greater career growth and professional development, due to various factors; the roles of line management and learning culture.Research limitations/imp...
#1Anastasios Palaiologos (OPA: Athens University of Economics and Business)H-Index: 1
Last. Leda PanayotopoulouH-Index: 11
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Purpose – This paper aims to explore the performance appraisal (PA) aspects that are connected with organizational justice, and more specifically three kinds of justice, namely distributive, procedural and interactional justice.Design/methodology/approach – The research is based on a sample of 170 respondents who answered a questionnaire giving their perceptions on the purpose and criteria of PA, their satisfaction from PA and organizational justice.Findings – The results show that procedural, d...
#1Robert G. Hamlin (University of Wolverhampton)H-Index: 18
#2Lesley Sage (Sage Group)H-Index: 2
Purpose – Most past research on formal mentoring has investigated its antecedents, outcomes and benefits with little attention given to what goes on inside the dyadic relationship. The purpose of this paper is to explore the types of mentor and mentee behaviours that are perceived as critical factors contributing to either a positive or negative mentoring experience for the mentee and the mentor.Design/methodology/approach – Concrete examples of “effective” and “ineffective” mentor and mentee be...
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