Career Development International: Volume 4 Issue 1


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Action learning: a “highbrow smash and grab” activity?

Valerie Wilson

Between 1993‐5, a small team of university researchers organised an action learning programme for management teams in a laboratory medical service within the National Health…


Colour your managerial type, colour your organization

Ronnie Lessem, Yehuda Baruch

The paper presents Spectral Management Theory as well as its applications to managerial and learning styles to a wide audience ‐ management trainers, human resource managers and…


Research into the motivational aspects of the company car: examined specifically in Carlsberg‐ Tetley ‐ Scotland

P. Vavasour, C. Vignali

The article highlights the importance of the company car as a major motivational tool used by employers when developing their employment policies. Research was carried out in a…


Relationships between motivators and criteria in the selection of a distance learning MBA programme in Hong Kong

Randy Chiu

The number of distance learning MBA programmes in Hong Kong has dramatically increased in the past decade. The Hong Kong government has to exercise regulatory measures to control…


Developing construction project management skills: lessons from Zhuge Liang’s Art of Management

Low Sui Pheng, Ben Lee Siew Keong

A review of existing management literature reveals that most of the literature is written entirely from a Western perspective without any references to practices in the East. In…


Trends in the employment process: résumés and job application letters

Nelda Spinks, Barron Wells

Gaining suitable employment is a major concern of job seekers. Times change and preferences of Human Resources Officers (HROs) in relation to résumés and job application letters…


Careers in Ethiopia: an exploration of careerists’ perceptions and strategies

Doug Counsell

Examines the small but growing literature placing career related behaviours and practices within their national context and outlines a Western framework of career strategies…


Perceptions of working climate: a study of German employees

Bruce Kirkcaldy, James A. Athanasou

Theories of career development urge an upward and linear progression in career adjustment and satisfaction. The results of this study of German paraprofessional employees…

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