The Six HR Challenges for (Fitness) Businesses

Introduction In simple terms, human resources (HR) is about the management and development of people. However, as business owners/managers we have to think of our workers as more than numbers on a spreadsheet or database. Like a business, workers have wants and needs, both professional and personal. And, it is important to understand this, as… Read More

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Royal Canadian Air Force: Remembering Airpower in Education & Professional Development

Research Paper Title Professional Airpower Mastery and the Royal Canadian Air Force: Rethinking Airpower Education and Professional Development. Abstract Directly related to the moral and physical components, the aim of the conceptual component is to provide the intellectual basis for armed forces, theoretically justifying the provision and employment of armed forces as well as to… Read More

Linking Employer Branding with Training & Development

Research Paper Title Training & Development: Enhancing the Employer Brand in a Turbulent Economy Abstract Training and career development has been an important role for human resource (HR) management and by many is considered equally important as talent acquisition is as an HR function. Opportunities for career development now rank as one of the more important… Read More

Training & Cognitive Bias: Any Link?

Research Paper Title Training Induces Cognitive Bias: The Case of a Simulation-Based Emergency Airway Curriculum. Introduction Training-induced cognitive bias may affect performance. Using a simulation-based emergency airway curriculum, we tested the hypothesis that curriculum design would induce bias and affect decision making. Methods Twenty-three novice anesthesiology residents were randomized into 2 groups. The primary outcome measure was the initiation… Read More

Soldiering: Training & Practice

“This was what proper soldiering was about. Training men for war, and then, if need be, putting that training into practice.” (Scarrow, 2015, p.60). Reference Scarrow, S. (2015) Britannia. London: Headline Publishing Group.

SMEs: Training & Employee Retention

Research Paper Title Investigating the Impact of Training Influence on Employee Retention in Small and Medium Enterprises: A Regression-type Classification and Ranking Believe Simplex Analysis on Sparse Data. Abstract This study investigates the impact of available training alternatives (TAs) on employee retention in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). A noticeable problem with this research issue is… Read More

The Role of Hierarchical Task Analysis (HTA)

Research Paper Title HTA: The development and use of tools for Hierarchical Task Analysis in the Armed Forces and elsewhere. Synopsis This report seeks to cover the recent past, and current usage of the Hierarchical Task Analysis (HTA) technique in, and for, the UK Armed forces. The reasons why an HTA should be (or may have been) conducted will… Read More