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Absenteeism or Presenteeism? Attendance Dynamics and Employee Well‐Being  

Gary Johns

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Nov 2008
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Sep 2009
The purpose of this article is to examine the relationships between absenteeism and presenteeism and employee well-being. Absenteeism is the failure to report for work as scheduled. ... More

Accidents and Safety in the Workplace  

Sharon Clarke

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Nov 2008
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Sep 2009
Ensuring high levels of occupational health and safety remains a significant issue. Detailed accident analyses have highlighted the role played by front-line employees as well as the ... More

Accountability in Health Care  

Haldor Byrkeflot and Karsten Vrangbaek

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Apr 2016
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Jun 2016
The debate on accountability within the public sector has been lively in the past decade. Significant progress has been made in developing conceptual frameworks and typologies for ... More

Accountability in the Regulatory State  

Martin Lodge and Lindsay Stirton

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Sep 2010
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Sep 2010
Accountability in regulation will never reach a state of ‘perfection’ and stability, but will remain, given competing values and shifting priorities, in a state of continued tension and ... More

Accounting  

Mahmoud Ezzamel and Keith Robson

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Jan 2011
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Sep 2009
This article aims to provide a brief overview of a variety of critical studies in accounting. Each section is concerned with a particular aspect of accounting practice under categories we ... More

Accounting And Finance  

Michael Power

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Nov 2012
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Jun 2013
This article discusses the evolving relationship between accounting and finance, and how this shapes organizational life. It begins with a brief history of financial accounting, followed by an ... More

Accounting for Human Capital and Organizational Effectiveness  

Robin Kramar, Vijaya Murthy, and James Guthrie

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Jan 2011
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May 2011
This article discusses how the shift to a knowledge-based economy has propelled firms' human capital (HC) and associated intellectual resources to center stage. It notes that while ... More

Accounting Standards for Pension Costs  

Geoffrey Whittington

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Jul 2006
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Sep 2009
This article deals primarily with the problem of accounting for the cost of defined-benefit pension schemes in the accounts of the sponsoring company (the employer). This is one of the ... More

Accounting, Information, and Communication Systems  

Trevor Boyns

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Jan 2008
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Sep 2009
The purpose of this article is to examine the relationship between the historical development of accounting, information, and communication systems and business organizations since the ... More

Accreditation and Assessment in Vocational Education and Training  

Gordon Stanley

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Feb 2017
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Mar 2017
Vocational education and training has emerged from traditional industry and technical training into a vigorous post-compulsory education sector focused on satisfying the ever-changing ... More

Achieving Sales Organization Effectiveness  

David W. Cravens

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Jan 2011
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May 2011
The organization's effectiveness can be measured based on sales, market position, customer satisfaction, and profits, relative to competition and internal objectives. Effectiveness is a ... More

Actionable Knowledge  

Chris Argyris

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Mar 2005
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Sep 2009
The focus of this article is upon producing actionable knowledge. Propositions that are actionable are those that actors can use to implement effectively their intentions. Actionable ... More

Actors and Institutions  

Gregory Jackson

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Apr 2010
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May 2010
A distinguishing feature of comparative institutional analysis is the emphasis on understanding actors and actor constellations. Institutional analysis is concerned with processes of ... More

Actuarial-Based Public Pension Systems  

Richard Disney

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Jul 2006
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Sep 2009
In employer-provided pension plans and individual retirement saving accounts, contributions over the working lifetime are used to purchase assets that are drawn down after retirement. In ... More

Ad Fontes: Philosophical Foundations of Paradox Research  

Jonathan Schad

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Sep 2017
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Sep 2017
With paradox moving toward a meta-theory, research is increasingly drawing on its rich philosophical foundation. These include diverse fields such as dialectics, existentialism, and logic, ... More

Addressing Job Stress in the Sales Force  

Thomas N. Ingram, Raymond W. Laforge, and Charles H. Schwepker

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Jan 2011
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May 2011
This article considers the importance of job stress in the sales force to be an important management concern in many sales organizations. The complex business environment faces salespeople ... More

Adjustment of MNE Geographic Market Strategy in Responding to the Rise of Local Competitors in an Emerging Market  

J.T. Li and Zhenzhen Xie

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Sep 2018
Emerging economies are characterized by weak institutions but also a very dynamic competitive landscape. This chapter proposes that MNE subsidiaries may have to adjust their geographic ... More

Advances in Training Evaluation Research  

J. Kevin Ford and Ruchi Sinha

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Oct 2008
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Sep 2009
Training evaluation is the systematic collection of descriptive and judgmental information necessary to make effective training decisions. A key characteristic of a systematic approach to ... More

Advancing Postcolonial Approaches in Critical Diversity Studies  

Gavin Jack

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Nov 2015
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Jan 2016
Postcolonialism provides theoretical resources that speak well to the concerns of critical diversity scholars, notably the interest in culture, power, and the construction of (human) ... More

The Advantages and Disadvantages of On‐line Testing  

Dave Bartram

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Oct 2008
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Sep 2009
Psychological testing probably touches more people more often than any other application of psychology. On-line testing has made tests more available and more accessible. This article ... More

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