UPWARD LABOR MOBILITY: OPPORTUNITY OR INCENTIVE?
- Upward Mobility and Higher Education: Mining the Contradictions in a Worker Education Program. Schnee, Emily // Radical Teacher;2009, Issue 86, p39
The article explores the conflict between labor mobility and educational mobility in the U.S. The author stresses the impact of higher education expansion on the upward mobility of the jobs in the market. He comments that college graduates have ended working below their educational...
- Managing the Career Plateau. Ference, Thomas P.; Stoner, James A. F.; Warren, E. Kirby // Academy of Management Review;Oct77, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p602
Managerial careers are characterized by early rapid upward mobility followed by inevitable leveling-off or plateauing. Based on interviews with managers in nine major organizations, a general dynamic model of managerial careers is presented. Some key issues associated with the career plateau are...
- DIFFERENTIAL EFFECTS OF NETWORKING ON CAREER MOBILITY. WOLFF, HANS-GEORG; MOSER, KLAUS // Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings;2009, p1
The article presents two hypotheses concerning the differential effects of social networking on career mobility. The first hypothesis is that people who use of internal networking are more likely to be promoted within the organization. The second is that the use of external networking can...
- DEVELOPING ACT FREQUENCY MEASURES OF ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIORS. Cooper, William H.; Dyke, Lorraine; Kay, Patricia // Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings;1990, p396
We describe how to use the act frequency method to develop content valid measures of organizational behaviors. We show how the most prototypical acts of loyalty and self-promotion in organizations can provide construct valid measures of organizational behaviors. We close by discussing some...
- Voluntary Labor Mobility in the Manufacturing Sector. Parker, John E.; Burton Jr., John F. // Monthly Labor Review;Apr68, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p33
Discusses the behavior of voluntary labor mobility in the U.S. manufacturing sector. Role of labor mobility in shaping the performance of the U.S. economy; Distinctions between desirable and undesirable influences on voluntary labor mobility; Development of a model to explain quit rate behavior...
- Getting back to 'Made in the USA'. Honda, Michael // Hill;10/12/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 138, p40
The article offers the author's insights on the need of the U.S. to provide incentives to enable economic sense for deciding to manufacture in the U.S.
- UPWARD MOBILITY IN STATE GOVERNMENT. Jackson, Carlene // Training & Development Journal;Apr79, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p39
Focuses on the upward mobility phase of affirmative action in Oregon. Development and implementation of upward mobility programs; Systems approach to upward mobility; Phases of upward mobility.
- The Challenge of Multigenerational Poverty. Gans, Herbert J. // Challenge (05775132);Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p70
It is extraordinary how little we know about what the author calls multigenerational poverty. Is poverty passed on from generation to generation in significant numbers? If so, does this imply that different public policies are needed than we now have? This expert in the field raises new and...
- Worries about 'upward mobility'. Reed, William // Michigan Citizen;8/12/2012, Vol. 34 Issue 40, pA7
The article presents results of the poll on the concerns of Americans about upward mobility.