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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


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