Browsing Research Articles (Human Resource Management) by Issue Date

Browsing Research Articles (Human Resource Management) by Issue Date

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  • Brand, H.E. (Heinrich Everhardus); Theron, Schalk Willem; Marais, R. (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 1997-06)
    The occupation of pilot in a commercial airways relates to excessively high standards and demands. High standards must be maintained during performance on the job. Thus the working environment of the pilot in the airways ...
  • Petersen, R.J.; Vermeulen, Leopold Petrus (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 1999-03)
    The management of diversity manifests itself in a very specific way in Israeli society. This is so because the management process occurs at two levels: a national-political level (first order processes) and the individual ...
  • Brand, H.E. (Heinrich Everhardus); Joubert, N. (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 1999-06)
    The aim of this study is to evaluate the quality of internal client service of the human resource division of a national service organisation. Two studies were in fact conducted, one involving 388 clients of the relevant ...
  • Wiesner, R.; Vermeulen, Leopold Petrus; Littler, C.R. (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 1999-09)
    The impact of organisational downsizing on employees who remain has been the subject of intense research, particularly in the USA. The issue of so-called survivor syndrome is critically important in relation to productivity ...
  • De Villiers, David (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 1999-09)
    This paper highlights the inherent adversarialism of traditional collective bargaining, and the various attempts that have been made by academics and practitioners to find ways to minimize the adversarial nature of the ...
  • Brand, H.E. (Heinrich Everhardus); Wilson, J. (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2000-03)
    This study investigated the impact of an organisational restructuring intervention on the climate of an organisation and the attitudes of its employees. An organisation climate and employee attitude questionnaire were used ...
  • Vermeulen, Leopold Petrus; Wiesner, R. (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2000-09)
    The purpose of this study was to obtain empirical data about the effect of workforce reduction on "survivors" in the public (n=158) and private (n=71) sectors in South Africa. Analysis of the effects of workforce reduction ...
  • Brand, H.E. (Heinrich Everhardus); Stoltz, S. (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2001-03)
    The South African labour market is characterised by a diversity of ethnic and cultural groups. The public sector is experiencing pressure from social, economic, political and legislative circles to make the workplace more ...
  • Theron, Schalk Willem; Viljoen, M.R. (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2001-06)
    This paper focuses on management's perception of affirmative action for affirmative change. A questionnaire, developed to measure attitudes towards the implementation of an affirmative action programme, was distributed to ...
  • Schaap, Pieter (OpenJournals, 2001-08)
    The objective of this article is to present the results of an investigation into the item and test characteristics of two tests of the Potential Index Batteries (PIB) in terms of differential item functioning (DIF) and ...
  • Van Wyk, Rene; Rahim, M. Afzalur; Psenicka, Clement; Polychroniou, Panagiotis; Zhao, Jing-Hua; Yu, Chun-Sheng; Chan, Kawai Anita; Susana, Kwok Wai Yee; Alves, Maria G.; Lee, Chang-Won; Rahman, Md Sahidur; Ferdausy, Shameema (Emerald, 2002)
    The study investigated the relationships of the five dimensions of emotional intelligence: self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills of supervisors to subordinates' strategies of handling ...
  • Brand, H.E. (Heinrich Everhardus); Silberman, M.T. (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2002)
    Discrimination against women is a phenomenon still present in today's society. While research concerning sexual discrimination has been done, very little has been written about it under South African conditions, and almost ...
  • Kasselmann, B. von H.; De Beer, J.J. (Johannes Jacobus), 1947-; Vermeulen, Leopold Petrus (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2002-03)
    The aim of the study was to identify the personality traits, emotive responses and attitudinal orientation of franchisees. Cattell's 16 Personality Factor Questionnaire, the Personal Profile Analysis of Thomas International ...
  • Schaap, Pieter; Buys, Michiel A.; Olckers, Chantal (OpenJournals, 2003)
    Popular criticism is that psychometric instruments, based largely on middle-class White values, knowledge and culture are biased and less valid for other population groups. It is therefore important that the testing of ...
  • Schaap, Pieter; Basson, Johan Schutte (OpenJournals, 2003)
    ABSTRACT: The aim of the study was to determine the construct equivalence of the PIB/SpEEx Motivation Index for entry-level job applicants from diverse cultural backgrounds in the public safety and security sector in South ...
  • Van Wyk, Rene; Boshoff, A.B.; Cilliers, F.V.N. (OpenJournals, 2003)
    ABSTRACT: The job involvement of the individual seems to be potentially fundamental to the satisfaction of certain salient psychological needs that could lead to positive organizational implications. This study investigates ...
  • Hoole, Crystal; Vermeulen, Leopold Petrus (OpenJournals, 2003)
    The importance of job satisfaction to human beings is a widely studied phenomenon, due to the assumption that job satisfaction is a major contributor to the well-being of employees and to several organisational outcomes. ...
  • Van Wyk, Rene; Boshoff, A.B.; Bester, C.L. (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2003-03)
    The relationship between Entrepreneurial Attitude Orientations (Robinson, Stimpson, Huefner & Hunt, 1991) and different biographic/demographic, personality and work related variables were investigated. The sample consists ...
  • Coetzee, Mariette; Vermeulen, Leopold Petrus (College of Economic and Management Sciences, University of South Africa, 2003-08)
    Being fair is a central interest among today's managers concerned about providing equal employment opportunities, fair labour practices and paying a fair day's pay for a fair day's work. The differing perspectives, ...
  • Vermeulen, Leopold Petrus (Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences, University of Pretoria, 2003-09)
    The purpose of this study was to obtain empirical data on expected shifts of people management activities from human resources managers to line managers. The research was done by means of a cross-cultural survey in South ...