Handbook of Research on Human Factors in Contemporary Workforce Development

Handbook of Research on Human Factors in Contemporary Workforce Development

Bryan Christiansen (PryMarke LLC, USA) and Harish C. Chandan (Argosy University, USA)
Release Date: March, 2017|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 563
ISBN13: 9781522525684|ISBN10: 1522525688|EISBN13: 9781522525691|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2568-4

Description

The development of any organization is deeply connected with the influences of its employees. By implementing new competencies in the workforce, both the employees and the business overall can thrive.

The Handbook of Research on Human Factors in Contemporary Workforce Development is a pivotal source for the latest scholarly perspectives on social aspects and employee influences on modern business environments. Including a range of topics such as gender diversity, performance appraisal, and job satisfaction, this publication is an ideal reference for academics, professionals, students, and practitioners seeking content on optimizing development in contemporary organizations.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Communication
  • Gender Diversity
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Managerial Bullying
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Persons With Disabilities
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Virtual Work Environments

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Bryan Christiansen is the Chief Executive Officer of Tactical Systems, LLC in Indiana, USA. A former business lecturer at universities in Turkey, Russia, and the USA, he has traveled to 41 countries where he has conducted international business since 1985 in multiple languages and various industries with Global 500 firms and smaller. Christiansen received his Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing at the University of the State of New York in 1996 and his MBA degree at Capella University in 2003. The author of 20 Reference books on business, economics, and psychology, he is currently working on his Doctor of Business Administration degree at Middlesex University in London, England and is expected to graduate in 2020.
Dr. Harish C. Chandan is Professor of Business at Argosy University, Atlanta. He was interim chair of the business program in 2011. He received President’s award for excellence in teaching in 2007, 2008 and 2009. His teaching philosophy is grounded in the learner needs and life-long learning. His research interests include research methods, leadership, marketing, and organizational behavior. He has published 20 peer-reviewed articles in business journals and five chapters in business reference books. Dr. Chandan has presented conference papers at Academy of Management, International Academy of Business and Management, Southeast Association of Information Systems, and Academy of International Business. Prior to joining Argosy, Dr. Chandan managed optical fiber and cable product qualification laboratories for Lucent Technologies, Bell Laboratories. During his career with Lucent, he had 40 technical publications, a chapter in a book and five patents.