Given the proliferation of training transfer studies in various disciplines, we provide an integrative and analytical review of factors impacting transfer of training. Relevant empirical research for transfer across the management, human resource development (HRD), training, adult learning, performance improvement, and psychology literatures is integrated… (More)
To stem the flight of valued IT professionals, recognize how the social contagion of changing jobs to overcome workplace dissatisfaction can infect even the most loyal and productive IT employees. Then listen.
The authors hypothesized that the relationship between conscientiousness and job performance would be stronger for persons high in agreeableness than for those low in agreeableness. Results of hierarchical moderated regression analyses for 7 independent samples of employees across diverse occupations provided support for the hypothesis in 5 of the samples.… (More)
In order to achieve competitive advantage, 21 st century organizations will make substantial investments in information technology (IT). Effective human resource practices in the IT field will therefore be critical. We investigated the applicability of general mental ability and personality test scores in predicting high-performing IT professionals. Data… (More)
Recent advances in social cognitive neuroscience and related fields have rejuvenated scholarly research into intuition. This article considers the implications of these developments for understanding managerial and organizational decision making. Over the past two decades, researchers have made considerable progress in distinguishing intuition from… (More)
In business, there is little doubt that managers use their intuitions when making decisions. But in spite of the fact that intuition and rationality are two parallel systems of knowing, intuition is often considered the antithesis of rationality and is overlooked, disregarded, or acted on covertly by managers. What is also clear is that intuition is not… (More)
Physicians who treat women with breast cancer in Hawaii were surveyed to determine whether physician knowledge may contribute to the discrepancy between guidelines and actual practice patterns. Although physicians were able to identify appropriate quality indicators in most cases, substantial variation existed in the management of postmenopausal women and… (More)