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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

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

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

Affect and Information Processing  

Kevin Daniels

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Mar 2008
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Sep 2009
Psychometrically, affective experience can be represented in two dimensional space. More specific affects cluster at points in this space. These two major dimensions are negative and ... More

The Aging Workforce: Implications for Human Resource Management Research and Practice  

Donald M. Truxillo, David M. Cadiz, and Jennifer R. Rineer

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Apr 2017
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Aug 2014
This article examines the implications of an aging workforce for human resource management (HRM). It first looks at research and theories relevant to understanding age-related changes at ... More

Ambiguous Diversities: Practices and Perceptions of Diversity Management  

Annette Risberg and Sine Nørholm Just

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Nov 2015
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Jan 2016
Taking as a starting point the assumption that ambiguity is a constitutive condition of organizational practices in general, and, more specifically, practices of diversity, this chapter ... More

The Boundaryless Career  

Kerr Inkson

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Oct 2008
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Sep 2009
The boundaryless career type provides a model of career development that appears to have some advantages over traditional occupational or organizational models. In a changing environment, ... More

Building Employee Engagement, Job Satisfaction, Health, and Retention  

Victor J. Callan and Sandra A. Lawrence

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Nov 2008
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Sep 2009
This article aims to outline the context in which engagement and retention crises have arisen in organizations today. It reviews what it means for an employee to be engaged in the ... More

Bullying and Harassment at work  

Ståle Einarsen, Stig Berge Matthiesen, and Lars Johan Hauge

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Oct 2008
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Sep 2009
Bullying is a complex and multi-causal phenomenon seldom sufficiently explained by one factor alone. A wide range of factors at different explanatory levels may influence why bullying ... More

Business Systems Theory and Employment Relations  

Matthew M. C. Allen

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Mar 2014
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May 2014
This chapter discusses the contribution of the business systems framework to our understanding of employment relations across different countries. It draws out important distinctions ... More

Capitalist Diversity, Work and Employment Relations  

Christel Lane and Geoffrey Wood

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Mar 2014
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May 2014
National institutions are neither tightly coupled, nor do they make for coherent outcomes. There is much, albeit bounded, diversity in socio-economic relations within and between firms. ... More

The Challenge of Remote Working  

Donald Hislop, Carolyn Axtell, and Kevin Daniels

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Oct 2008
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Sep 2009
Remote working has many synonyms—such as teleworking, telecommuting, or virtual working. It is often considered to be enabled by advanced information and communications technologies which ... More

Challenges and Opportunities: Contextual Approaches to Diversity Research and Practice  

Janet Porter and Rosalie Hilde

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Nov 2015
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Jan 2016
For years, diversity scholars have been calling for more empirical studies that specifically show how linguistic and non-linguistic practices produce asymmetrical differences between and ... More

The Challenges of Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating Interventions  

Andrew J. Noblet and Anthony D. LaMontagne

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Nov 2008
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Sep 2009
This article discusses the practical challenges and difficulties in introducing and evaluating organizational interventions. Its overall purpose is to examine the key steps involved in ... More

Challenging Gender Boundaries: Pressures and Constraints on Women in Non-Traditional Occupations  

Barbara Bagilhole

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Mar 2014
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Dec 2013
This chapter is about women who have broken into non-traditional, male-dominated work. The overall aim of the chapter is to examine and analyse common pressures and constraints these women ... More

Climato‐economic Niches of Employee Well‐Being  

Evert Van De Vliert

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Nov 2008
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Sep 2009
This article tells a fairy tale of how humans cope with climate, use money to do so, and end up happy and healthy. It starts off with a brief overview of individual and cross-national ... More

Clinical Ethics Support in Contemporary Health Care: Origins, Practices, and Evaluation  

Evan Doran, Ian Kerridge, Christopher Jordens, and Ainsley J. Newson

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Apr 2016
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Jun 2016
This chapter discusses clinical ethics support services (CES Services), the development of which has arisen to help respond to ethical issues arising in health care settings. CES services ... More

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