Tag Archives: Attitudes

On SAGE Insight: Children’s perceptions of the importance and value of reading

From Australian Journal of Education We may perhaps take for granted that the importance of reading is well understood by children, given the position of reading as a fundamental literacy skill, the regular practice of which is strongly associated with … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Attitudes of University Students Regarding Potential Conflicts in Socially Responsible Companies

From Journal of Human Values As a result of the increasing market competition to attract and retain employees with the highest qualifications and growth potential, McKinsey & Company (1997) coined the term ‘war for talent’. One of the ways for … Continue reading

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Graduate glut spells underused skills and dissatisfaction for many

Shades of grey: Understanding job quality in emerging graduate occupations From Human Relations Graduates are taking up jobs that don’t fully use their skills and as a result are causing high turnover for employers, claims this research. The findings raise … Continue reading

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‘Ambient’ bullying gives employees urge to quit

Escaping bullying: The simultaneous impact of individual and unit-level bullying on turnover intentions From Human Relations Merely showing up to work in an environment where bullying goes on is enough to make many of us think about quitting, this study … Continue reading

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The rehabilitation aim of probation officers at odds with UK Government punishment agenda

Attitudes and beliefs of trainee probation officers: A ‘new breed’? From Probation Journal In recent years the UK Government has been placing less emphasis on the idea of probation as a form of rehabilitation, instead re-framing it as ‘punishment in … Continue reading

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The role of media discourse framing attitudes towards the use of embryonic stem cells

Beliefs about science and news frames in audience evaluations of embryonic and adult stem cell research From Science Communication There has been great global attention to the recent announcement that US doctors have begun the first official trial of using … Continue reading

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