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The aim of this chapter is to elaborate on inclusive leadership as a construct invested with a strong potential to promote humane and collaborative organizations. Inclusive leadership is rooted in the primary human need for both belongingness and uniqueness, and as such is highly respectful of personal beliefs and commitments. The present study is...
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Email is the communication application most widely used in organizations. Its use in the workplace has increased fourfold since 2006. Yet, email is associated with a number of negative aspects, most prominently 'email overload', defined as an individual's perception of being overwhelmed by emails that s/he considers too numerous to handle. Email ov...
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Individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS) face many workplace challenges. There are various laws that are intended to protect these individuals to have equal access to employment by requiring employers to provide workplace accommodations. To achieve benefits of workplace accommodations, individuals with MS need to disclose their disabilities and req...
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Employees' nonwork use of information technology (IT), or cyberslacking, is of growing concern due to its erosion of job performance and other negative organizational consequences. Research on cyberslacking antecedents has drawn on diverse theoretical perspectives, resulting in a lack of cohesive explanation of cyberslacking. Further, prior studies...
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Women in tourism are still concentrated in the lower-status and lower-paid jobs. Yet the integration of women in the labor market is still in process, as gender inequality at the workplace is still found. Therefore, the current paper aims to investigate the predictors and outcomes of women empowerment in Egyptian travel agents. Furthermore, it exam...
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ABSTRACT Objectives: A well-balanced curriculum is critical for ensuring that students graduate with the necessary skills. There is growing interest in evaluating the functional value of non-clinical courses compared to clinical courses. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the views of optometry and vision science professionals on the utility...
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Vocational education and training (VET) have been suffering from a shortage of teachers (Kalisch & Kaiser 2019; OECD 2021). The question arises how the qualification to become a VET teacher and the working conditions as well as work attractiveness of VET teachers can be improved. 21 teachers were observed and interviewed in a structured manner on t...
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This paper aims to explore the ways which expertise is covertly racialized in the contemporary humanitarian aid sector. While there are considerable discussions on the expat-local divide among aid professionals, such dichotomization is still inherently nationality-based, which may be an over-simplified explanation of the group dimensions within aid...
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Consumer interest in genetic and genomic testing is growing rapidly, with more than 26 million Americans having purchased direct-to-consumer genetic testing services. Capitalizing on the increasing comfort of consumers with genetic testing outside the clinical environment, commercial vendors are expanding their customer base by marketing genetic an...
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During the COVID-19 pandemic, the wearing of face masks became mandatory in public areas or at workplaces in many countries. While offering protection, the coverage of large parts of our face (nose, mouth and chin) may have consequences for face recognition. This seems especially important in the context of contact tracing which can require memory...
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Face masks have become common protective measures in community and workplace environments to help reduce the spread of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection. Face masks can make it difficult to hear and understand speech, particularly for people with hearing loss. An aim of our cross-sectional survey was to investig...
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Objective We aimed to explore compliance with and barriers to wearing facemasks at the workplace among university teaching staff in Egypt. Methods An online survey was shared with teaching staff members at 11 public and 12 private Egyptian universities and high institutes, and 218 responses were received. All participants were asked about beliefs...
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Background Occupational stress has huge financial as well as human costs. Application of crowdsourcing might be a way to strengthen the investigation of occupational mental health. Therefore, the aim of the study was to assess Danish employees’ stress and cognition by relying on a crowdsourcing approach, as well as investigating the effect of a 30-...
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Background The pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has changed human behavior in areas such as contact patterns and mask-wearing frequency. Exploring human–human contact patterns and mask-wearing habits in high-risk groups is an essential step in fully understanding the transmission of respiratory infection-based diseases. This study ha...
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Background Several common conditions have been widely recognised as risk factors for COVID-19 related death, but risks borne by people with rare diseases are largely unknown. Therefore, we aim to estimate the difference of risk for people with rare diseases comparing to the unaffected. Method To estimate the correlation between rare diseases and C...
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Digital designers often do not make their work accessible (e.g., websites failing criteria set by the W3C's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines), and accessible design research discusses many solutions to address this problem (e.g., teaching accessibility within university design and technical courses). However, prior research in this area typical...
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Entrustable professional activities (EPA) are commonly integrated within competency frameworks across many healthcare curricula but are less evident in the training of Sport and Exercise Scientists. Equipping graduates with the key knowledge, skills and professional attributes to complete practical tasks competently with minimal supervision in the...
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Every year America becomes more diverse, but change in the makeup of the management ranks has stalled. The problem has become an urgent matter of national debate. How do we fix it? Bestselling books preach moral reformation. Employers, however well intentioned, follow guesswork and whatever their peers happen to be doing. Arguing that it’s time to...
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The study explored school teachers, school administrators, and staff exposure to the COVID-19 virus in the workplace, the risk reduction practices of their organizations, organization response to those workers who were found positive of Coronavirus, and lastly the respondents' suggestions to help their organization protect their employees. The stud...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine the effect of different facets of perceived organisational politics and workplace attitudes onto turnover intention in the French Fire and Rescue service. Methodology An electronic survey was administered to fire department employees (n = 255) to investigate the effects of different forms of perceive...
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Using data on full-time wage and salary workers from the 2017–2018 American Time Use Survey Leave and Job Flexibilities Module, we estimate hourly wage differentials for teleworkers and compare how workers allocate their time over the day when they work from home rather than the office. We find that some teleworkers earn a wage premium, but it vari...
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Many software developers started to work from home on a short notice during the early periods of COVID-19. A number of previous papers have studied the wellbeing and productivity of software developers during COVID-19. The studies mainly use surveys based on predefined questionnaires. In this paper, we investigate the problems and joys that softwar...
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From 2021 onwards, female entrepreneurship is expected to grow very substantially as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The introduction of teleworking and staggered hours in many countries at national or workplace level will make possible the conciliation between labour and family life. The purpose of this paper is to identify the most influential...
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During the last decades, digital competence has become essential at workplace. Nowadays, it is difficult to find a job where no ICT skills are required. At the same time, there is a lack of ecosystems for adult reskilling in digital competence. Moreover, most of them do not use of a common language and terminology, decreasing the possibilities of b...
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Globally, women continue to have less economic decision-making power and face gender-unequal norms at work. Little is known about the impact of national public policies on norms surrounding equality. We examined the impact of extending paid maternity leave policy on decision making in the household and gender norms in the workplace, specifically wh...
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Many studies examined negative causal effects between items sold in retail stores, including sales cannibalization, a process by which the sales of new products and sales promotions possibly decrease the sales of other products. Souvenir shops usually have only one opportunity to sell products to each visitor because of their nature. Thus, clarifyi...
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We study if there is an association between culture on gender roles and the gender gap in choice of major. For this purpose, we use the epidemiological approach and sibling comparisons. We find that the gender gap in STEM is smaller for individuals who originate in countries where women are more likely, relative to men, to major in STEM. We observe...
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This study examines partnerships between schools and businesses that are intended to foster training and employment opportunities for secondary students with developmental and other disabilities in Saudi Arabia. A survey was developed to investigate employers’ perspectives on students’ skills, practical strategies for training, and their contributi...
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Effects of psychosocial hazards on risk of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are often very substantial, but workplace risk management practices focus largely on biomechanical hazards, as do the risk assessment methods used by ergonomists. Translation of research evidence into more effective workplace practices demands a more holistic risk managemen...
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Written word production is influenced by central and peripheral processes. Evidence suggests that the activation of morphological units in the lexicon influences the dynamics of handwriting. In this study, we designed two priming experiments to examine the representation level of morphological information in the lexicon during written word producti...
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Objectives Psychosocial stressors at work have been identified as significant risk factors for several mental and physical health problems. These stressors must be compensated by psychosocial resources to prevent or reduce adverse effects on health. Questionnaires measuring these stressors and resources already exist, but none integrate digital str...
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The ReMO COST Action on Researcher Mental Health is an international network that focuses on wellbeing and mental health within academia. The Researcher Mental Health and Well-Being Manifesto (Kismihok et al., 2021, https://zenodo.org/record/5559806) is a call to identify which practices and actions are effective at creating research environments t...
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Objective: To investigate health and safety risks related to computer use among software professionals. Methodology: This cross-sectional survey was undertaken among Lahore software professionals. The questionnaire has sensitivity and specificity over 70% and achieved good test-retest repeatability both for the scores obtained [ICC = 0.802; 95% con...
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Although research in the feedback-seeking behavior literature has primarily focused on feedback-seeking from supervisors, some emerging works have begun to explore the benefits of coworker feedback-seeking behavior. Based on the social exchange theory, we investigated how and when seeking feedback from coworkers will benefit the seekers. Using a sa...
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Occupational work hazards in workplaces in Nigeria have been disturbing issues among workers due to the harms and risks associated with them. These have exposed workers to stress and mixed feelings about their job demands, roles, and relationships. With that in mind, this study investigated the efficacy of rational career education intervention on...
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The aim of the research is to test the role of strategic conversation through workplace wellness in the educational institution under study. The importance of research for the educational sector is evident in the country, which today is in dire need of development. The educational sector is one of the important sectors in the development of countri...
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Blockchain-based cryptocurrencies have demonstrated how to safely implement any currency-based centralized systems in a decentralized way. The current baking organizations are not entirely automated as humans execute the transactions at some stages. The system users can modify or destroy the transaction history and change a person's bank balance. I...
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Purpose Continuing employment or returning to work (RTW) as a cancer survivor can be meaningful and financially necessary, yet challenging. However, there is a lack of qualitative research on RTW experiences and financial wellbeing of people with advanced colorectal cancer (CRC-A). This study aimed to fill this gap. Methods Adults treated for CRC-...
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This chapter considers the use of different capacitated clustering problems and models that fits better in real-life applications such as household waste collection, IT teams layout in software factories, wholesales distribution, and staff's home collection or delivery to/from workplace. Each application is explored in its regular form as it is bei...
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Sufficient knowledge on the work productivity impact of the health of fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers in the mining sector in Australia is lacking. This study examined the impact of health and lifestyle behaviours on the work productivity of FIFO workers in the mining industry in Australia. FIFO workers completed an online questionnaire on health and...
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Applied areas of entrepreneurship are growing in popularity due to the ongoing need for students to gain specialised skills to find employment after graduation. This study explores how educational scaffolding can facilitate the delivery of online experiential activities to improve the entrepreneurial learning experience and the performance of music...
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The increasing speed of societal, environmental, technological, and workplace changes brings into sharper focus the question of how people shape and learn from transitions, such as migration. Taking a doing transitions and doing migration perspective, I assert that transitions and migration do not simply exist but are constituted relationally throu...
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PURPOSE A growing body of scientific research indicates that oncology teams tend to offer individuals with cancer little clinical advice regarding medicinal cannabis (MC) and that individuals with cancer instead turn to cannabis dispensaries for MC guidance. Our objective was to investigate dispensary personnel's backgrounds and trainings in MC adv...
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Unlike environmental sustainability, social sustainability in the workplace is a relatively new concept that is still searching for its own definition and explanation. Therefore, in this paper, we systematically reviewed and critically evaluated recent research on this topic. In doing so, we identified important constructs that help us better defin...
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The dichotomy between transformational leadership and entrepreneurial leadership The research on leadership and entrepreneurship has attracted due attention from scholars in management science over the last few decades. As a result of technological advancement, globalization, and diversity in the workplace, the need for a type of leadership has be...
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Pakistan’s power sector has undergone extensive reforms to improve its technical and monetary performance over the last two decades. However, despite its fast-growing and hazardous nature, safety research remains limited in this context. This study aims to address this gap by assessing the level of safety climate in the power sector and comparing t...
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The prominent role of job matching in enhancing workplace inclusion and integration of persons with disabilities has drawn scholarly and practitioner attention. Matching the abilities of persons with disabilities to suitable jobs is crucial for sustainable employment and capacity development. However, an integrated view of the job matching process...
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This study aimed to understand whether Chinese early childhood (EC) teachers are willing to give birth to children to embrace the new ‘third-child’ policy. Altogether, 1042 participants (44.7% teachers, 55.3% other parents) were sampled and surveyed online. The results indicated that: (1) the teachers demonstrated fertility willingness different fr...
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Educators employ technology in the twenty-first century to build knowledge and soft skills to enhance competencies that fit with the demands of the workplace. With the advent of new technologies in education, instructors' perspectives on the learning process have shifted. We employ a research-based method to assist students in learning to program....
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The new era of hyper-communication has led organizations to increasingly adopt communications technologies such as instant messaging (IM) for better connections and improved work efficiency. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has exerted further pressure and many organizations increasingly depend on IM tools to manage remote workers. In this new context...
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Strategic competence refers to the use of both verbal and nonverbal communication to (1) compensate for breakdowns in communication, (2) manage insufficient competence in communication, or (3) enhance the effectiveness of communication (Canale, 1983). In the teaching and learning of English as a second or foreign language, such strategies are usefu...
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Purpose Although skilled migrants have a high capacity for integration, many report experiences of exclusion which impacts their ability to contribute fully to the host country. This experience of exclusion, which can diminish their self-efficacy at work, is especially acute for skilled migrants from non-English speaking backgrounds when functionin...
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Anti-Black racism within the workplace has been negatively associated with psychological well-being, belonging, pay equity, and creativity (Neal-Barnett, Harvard Business Review, 2021; Tucker, SHRM, 2021). Moreover, after the deaths of George Floyd and countless other Black Americans, anti-Black racism has become a topic that has garnered internati...
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Day‐respite care opportunities for people with dementia help prevent informal carer burnout and enable ageing in place. Care workers in these settings are an under‐researched workforce who play a pivotal role in providing an engaging and supportive environment for clients with dementia. This study aimed to understand their experiences of providing...
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The research aims to identify the role that talent management can play in supporting and enhancing marketing intelligence in organizations, considering that the elements of talent management have an important and fundamental role in influencing individuals' behavior and performance in the workplace, which can contribute to improving the marketing p...
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Background Research shows that the most typical response to client violence has been to implement policies that safeguard social workers at their workplaces. This article examined, through a document analysis, the international norms for the protection of social workers. The goal of the document analysis was to inform policy development in South Af...
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THE UPLOADED PUBLIC FULL-TEXT FILE IS THE ACCEPTED MANUSCRIPT VERSION. It is in accordance with the SAGE’s Author Archiving and Re-Use Guidelines. ________________________________________________________________________________ ABSTRACT Research on discrimination and inequality has seen a significant increase in workplace religious discrimination...
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Social undermining involves covertly negative behaviors aiming to impede individual’s ability to achieve work-related goals and success and ruin positive relationships and reputations (Duffy et al., 2002); however, the role that undermining behaviors plays in governmental workplaces remain poorly understood. Using data from 14,515 U.S. federal empl...
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Ocean research and conservation are still largely exclusive fields, with ongoing issues of racial, gender, class, and geographic underrepresentation. To improve accessibility and retention within these fields, we need to create equitable, just, and welcoming study and work environments. It is therefore crucial to listen to the voices of students an...
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Around a third of fly‐in fly‐out (FIFO) workers in Australia experience relatively high levels of psychological distress. Although a wide range of associated workplace stressors have been proposed in this context, it is unclear to what extent FIFO workers perceive these stressors as having an impact on their mental health. Identifying the issues th...
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Abstract Purpose: To propose a newer perspective for an often-tabooed knowledge hiding by highlighting the socio-psychological experiences in knowledge sharing. Design/methodology/approach: An in-depth interviewing process was adopted to study the influencers of knowledge flow, taking 42 educators of the online teaching platforms. Findings: Unre...
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The conventional aim of pharmaceutics is becoming outdated due to developments in chronobiology and chrono pharmacology, as well as global market restrictions. The availability of suitable technologies could be the main constraint in the creation of drug delivery systems that complement the circadian rhythm. The interest in the systematic study of...
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Background: Nursing is a Profession that incorporates the generous practice of the past with the dynamic truth of today's Health Care Industry. When we speak to Nurses, usually Majority of Nurses expresses saying "I'm thinking why I joined Nursing, I'm not satisfied in the Work I do due to various reasons like Respect, Work Place, Work Stress, Domi...
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Introduction Influenza vaccination, besides protecting traditional risk groups, can protect employees and reduce illness-related absence, which is especially relevant in sectors with staff shortages. This study describes current knowledge of influenza vaccination in teachers and estimates its potential impact. Methods We conducted a scoping review...
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Resumo: O objetivo geral deste artigo é compreender os motivos da localização de empreendimentos de grande porte na Regional Venda Nova e nos municípios inseridos no Vetor Norte da Região Metropolitana de Belo Horizonte (RMBH). Como aporte teórico consta uma breve discussão dos conceitos de Reestruturação e Planejamento Urbano e para a análise, foi...
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In this article, we report on the development of two latent soft skills progress variables using the Berkeley Evaluation and Assessment Research (BEAR) Assessment System (BAS). The Social Evaluative Reasoning in the Workplace (SER-W) instrument uses comic strip scenarios to depict interactions between employees and customers in entry-level workplac...
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The global demand for high-skilled professionals emphasized the role of higher education in career advancement. This descriptive tracer study of the Master in Public Administration and Governance (MPAG) and the Doctor of Philosophy in Development Management (PhD-DvM) programs aimed to establish a database on the profile of the graduates; the e...
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Our study examines the impacts on workers when organisational humour is repeated, sustained, dominating, and potentially harmful, and thus can be considered to be bullying. In an ethnographic study of an idiosyncratic New Zealand IT company, we observed humour that was sexualised, dominating, and perpetrated by the most powerful organizational memb...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine the industry's expectations on the key employability skills of fresh graduates in the communication and media industry. The Fourth Industrial Revolution has raised the question of whether the university should produce work-ready graduates with employability skills. Driven by the theory of human capita...