Wiley Handbook of Global Workplace Learning
(Wiley Handbooks in Education)
Palsole, Sunay Vasant(EDT)
656 p. 252 x 173 x
Chapters covering recent research illustrate the importance of workplace learning topics ranging from meditation to change management, while others give pragmatic and replicable applications for the design, promotion, and implementation of impactful learning opportunities for employees at any company, regardless of industry.
Inclusive Guide Provides Practical Applications for Workplace Education Theory from Diverse Perspectives The Wiley Handbook of Global Workplace Learning explores the field of workplace education using contributions from both experts and emerging scholars in industry and academia. Unlike many previously published titles on the subject, the Handbook focuses on offering readers a truly global overview of workplace learning at a price point that makes it accessible for independent researchers and Human Resources professionals. Designed to strike a balance between theory and practice, the Handbook provides a wealth of information on foundational topics, theoretical frameworks, current and emerging trends, technological updates, implementation strategies, and research methodologies. Chapters covering recent research illustrate the importance of workplace learning topics ranging from meditation to change management, while others give pragmatic and replicable applications for the design, promotion, and implementation of impactful learning opportunities for employees at any company, regardless of industry. A sampling of topics addressed includes: "Using an Experiential Learning Model to Design an Assessment Framework for Workplace Learning" "Measuring Innovative Thinking and Acting Skills as Workplace-Related Professional Competence" Multiple chapters specifically addressing international business, such as "Competency in Globalization and Intercultural Communication", "Global Strategic Planning" and "Global Talent Management" Research and recommendations on bridging generational and cultural divides as well as addressing employee learning disabilities With its impressive breadth of coverage and focus on real-world problem solving, this volume serves as a comprehensive tool for examining and improving practices in global workplace learning. It will prove to be a valuable resource for students and recent graduates entering the workforce and for those working in Human Resources and related fields.
Table of Contents
About the Editors ix Contributors' Biographies xi Preface xix Acknowledgements xxi Part I Change Management 1 1 Leadership as Shared Practice: A Means of Democratizing School for Its Goals Attainment 3 Joy?Telu Hamilton?Ekeke 2 Effective Strategies for Workplace Learning 27 Annetjie Elizabeth Human and Victor Pitsoe 3 Developing an Agile Global Workforce: Challenges and Critical Success Factors 45 Yoany Beldarrain 4 The New Learning Economy and the Rise of the Working Learner 67 Hope Clark, Parminder K. Jassal, Sarah Blanchard Kyte, and Mary LeFebvre 5 Inclusive Education and Work?Based Learning - Managing a Process of Change: The Arguments of Jennifer Todd, Thomas and Loxley 83 Elda Nikolou?Walker 6 Using an Experiential Learning Model to Design an Assessment Framework for Workplace Learning 95 Yaw Owusu?Agyeman and Magda Fourie?Malherbe Part II Project Management, Partnerships, and Diverse Populations 119 7 Measuring Innovative Thinking and Acting Skills as Workplace?Related Professional Competence 121 Susanne Weber and Frank Achtenhagen 8 Global Strategic Planning 141 John D. Pessima and Bart Dietz 9 Global Talent Management 155 John D. Pessima and Bart Dietz 10 The Confucius Institute Teachers' Workplace Training 171 Xiaonan Wang and Wan Xiang Yao 11 Navigating Generational Differences in the Workplace 181 Khamael Al Safi 12 Multicultural Curriculum and Cross?Cultural Workplace Learning 201 Ana Ivenicki 13 Employee Learning Disabilities and Workforce Learning 215 Damian Andreas Riviez 14 Digital Education in Career and Technical Education and the Support of Creative Professional Development 241 Antje Barabasch and Alberto Cattaneo 15 Professional Development Meets Personal Development: Impact of a Master's Program on Alumni 263 Yvonne Crotty, Margaret Farren, and Laura Kilboy Part III Culture and Language 277 16 Competency in Globalization and Intercultural Communication 279 Qin Guo 17 Intercultural Communication in the Multilingual Urban Workplace 301 Aditi Ghosh 18 Internationalization of Higher Education in the United Arab Emirates: Opportunities and Fears 323 Sara AlAleeli 19 Are We Teaching and Assessing the English Skills Needed to Succeed in the Global Workplace? 343 Maria Elena Oliveri and Richard J. Tannenbaum 20 Bridging the Cultural Gap in the Global Workplace: A Sociocultural Perspective 355 Cynthia Carter Ching and George Sellu 21 Compensating for the Lack of Physical Non?verbal Cues in a Virtual Team Context, Based on Cultural Background and Preferred Communication Style 369 Yoany Beldarrain and Karen Diehl 22 Culture and Global Workplace Learning: Foundations of Cross?Cultural Design Theories and Models 395 Tutaleni Asino and Lisa Giacumo Part IV Engagement and Motivation 413 23 Modern Meditation Training: An Innovative Technique to Increase Employee Learning and Achievement 415 Thomas F. Valone 24 Improving Leadership Communication Competencies and Skills through Training 447 Andreas Rupp 25 An Examination of Key Factors That Influence Employee Learning in the Workplace 477 G. J. Schwartz 26 The Effectiveness of Learning Communities in Increasing Employee Learning 501 George Sellu and Cynthia Carter Ching Part V Workplace Technology Learning Trends 521 27 A Study of Attitude and Utilization of Interactive Whiteboards among Teacher Educators 523 Sunday Ayodele Taiwo and Emmanuel Olufemi Adeniyi 28 Gamification for Learning and Workforce Motivation 539 Kenneth R. Pierce 29 The Use of Gamification in Workplace Learning to Encourage Employee Motivation and Engagement 557 Hazel Grunewald, Petra Kneip, and Arjan Kozica 30 Impact of Gamification on Learning and Motivation of Workforce: A Student?Based Study 577 Ahmed Deif 31 Using Technology?Oriented, Problem?Based Learning to Support Global Workplace Learning 591 Emma O'Brien, Ileana Hamburg, and Mark Southern Index 611