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Developing an HR Infrastructure for Knowledge Retention

David W. DeLong

in Lost Knowledge: Confronting the Threat of an Aging Workforce

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195170979
eISBN:
9780199789719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170979.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter describes HR processes and practices needed to address four common problems that organizations must address to retain knowledge and develop workforce capabilities in an era of changing ... More


Career Advancement for Young Adults with Disabilities

Lauren Lindstrom and Laurie Gutmann Kahn

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Young adults with disabilities face limited access to high-wage/high-skill jobs in their early career years and are often unemployed or underemployed. This chapter examines the complex process of ... More


Work, Career, and Sexual Orientation

Jonathan J. Mohr and Ruth E. Fassinger

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores the link between sexual orientation and issues of work and career. It begins in the first section by outlining broad contextual issues (societal and organizational) that provide ... More


Imagining Women's Careers

Laurie Cohen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199697199
eISBN:
9780191779534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697199.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This book is about women’s careers, how they think about and enact their working lives, and how these patterns change, or stay the same, over time. It focuses on seventeen women, based in the same ... More


Research in the acute trust

Sara Booth, Polly Edmonds, and Margaret Kendall

in Palliative care in the acute hospital setting: A practical guide

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238927
eISBN:
9780191730092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238927.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter provides some ideas on how to start research in palliative care in a National Health Service (NHS) Acute Trust setting in Great Britain. It explains the importance of research for ... More


Corporate Folk Heroes: Living Legends or Business Cheerleaders?

Jeffrey Sonnenfeld

in The Hero’s Farewell: What Happens When CEOs Retire

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195065831
eISBN:
9780199854899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195065831.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter explores the question of whether corporate leaders should be considered as cultural heroes. It seeks to determine whether top leaders are different from other older workers through ... More


Developing Careers through Time

Laurie Cohen

in Imagining Women's Careers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199697199
eISBN:
9780191779534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697199.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

The chapter examines how women describe their career development, drawing on key contributions to the literature on women’s careers: e.g. stages, phases versus the life course; agency and communion, ... More


Education and training in the workplace

Chris Phillipson

in Work, Health and Wellbeing: The Challenges of Managing Health at Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428080
eISBN:
9781447305637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428080.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter examines issues relating to improving training and education for an ageing workforce, especially in the context of the physical and mental health challenges facing workers in the 50-plus ... More


Training and learning in the workplace: can we legislate against age discriminatory practices?

Kerry Platman and Philip Taylor

in Social Policy Review 18: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2006

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348449
eISBN:
9781447303459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348449.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter considers an important yet neglected area within this debate — that of training and lifelong training. It reviews the recent efforts to support and promote the wider incorporation of ... More


The Musician’s Journey: Crafting Your Career Vision and Plan

Jill Timmons

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199861323
eISBN:
9780190268336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199861323.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This is a resource guide for mid-career musicians, performing artists, music teachers, and advanced music students who have completed the bulk of their professional training and are looking to ... More


Some Applications of Values Clarification Counseling

Howard Kirschenbaum

in Values Clarification in Counseling and Psychotherapy: Practical Strategies for Individual and Group Settings

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199972180
eISBN:
9780199333325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199972180.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

In this chapter, further applications of values clarification are provided in separate sections on career counseling and development, rehabilitation counseling, obsessive-compulsive disorder, human ... More


Embryo Scientists: Finding and Saving Postwar “Science Talent”

Rebecca Onion

in Innocent Experiments: Childhood and the Culture of Public Science in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629476
eISBN:
9781469629490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629476.003.0004
Subject:
Education, History of Education

The Science Talent Search, started by the Westinghouse Corporation in 1942, aimed to identify and support the most scientifically talented young people in their senior classes. This chapter uses the ... More


Professional Street Skateboarding

Gregory J. Snyder

in Skateboarding LA: Inside Professional Street Skateboarding

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814769867
eISBN:
9780814729205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769867.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter is an introduction to the career development of some up-and-coming skateboarders. At this stage, these skaters are early in their subculture career, although all of them do eventually go ... More


Managing Scientists and Others

Ken Peach

in Managing Science: Developing your Research, Leadership and Management Skills

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198796077
eISBN:
9780191837234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198796077.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter discusses issues regarding the management of scientists, such as performance appraisal, career development, pay, recognition and reward, promotion and tenure. As scientists work their ... More


Vocal Coach or Vocal Technician?

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0043
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers the roles of vocal coach and voice teacher in teaching students of singing. Waste of time, energy, and money is a normal part of the building of a professional singing career, ... More


Family, sex and marriage

Jennifer Mori

in The Culture of Diplomacy: Britain in Europe, c. 1750–1830

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719082726
eISBN:
9781781702703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082726.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Marriage is a tool of career development in the modern British diplomatic service. It indicates emotional maturity on the part of the diplomat, and denotes his/her readiness for positions of higher ... More


The Seven Pillars of Performance Success

Richard Miller

in On the Art of Singing

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195098259
eISBN:
9780190268374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195098259.003.0048
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter considers the seven pillars of a singer's performance success: musicianship, vocal technique, artistic imagination, objectivity, perseverance, talent, and business acumen. In order to ... More


Do Initial Conditions Persist between Firms?: An Analysis of Firm-Entry Cohort Effects and Job Losers Using Matched Employer-Employee Data

Till von Wachter and Stefan Bender

in The Analysis of Firms and Employees: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226042879
eISBN:
9780226042893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226042893.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

An increasing number of studies suggest that the starting conditions in the first year of a worker's job or labor market entry can have long-term effects on earnings and career development. Using ... More


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