Change in approach to employee development in organizations on a regional scale

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Title: Change in approach to employee development in organizations on a regional scale
Issue: Vol. 12, No 2, 2019
Published date: 05-2019 (print) / 05-2019 (online)
Journal: Journal of International Studies
ISSN: 2071-8330, eISSN: 2306-3483
Authors: Zdenko Stacho
Institute of Civil Society, University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Slovakia

Katarína Stachová
Institute of Civil Society, University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Slovakia

Agota Giedrė Raišienė
Institute of Leadership and Strategic Management, Mykolas Romeris University, Lithuania
Keywords: employee development, human resource management, organizational learning, sustained education, regional development
DOI: 10.14254/2071-8330.2019/12-2/19
DOAJ: https://doaj.org/article/9931c0c641ce451292242acf80cd41aa
Language: English
Pages: 299-308 (10)
JEL classification: E24, J24, M12
Website: https://www.jois.eu/?528,en_changes-in-approach-to-employee-development-in-organizations-on-a-regional-scale
File https://www.jois.eu/files/19_781_Sacho%20et%20al.pdf
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This work was supported by the Grant Agency VŠEMvs under Grant: Contribution of Selected Attributes of Managerial Work to Creation of Internal Environment Supporting Competitiveness of Companies [number 2/2016] and The Slovak Research and Development Agency under Grant: Transformation of the Paradigm of Business Management in Industrial Context [number APVV-17-0656].
Abstract

Human capital is frequently viewed as the only resource that can be constantly developed, and it can be denoted as key in the long term in efforts to increase the level of organisations. This paper aims at analysing the present state of focus of Slovak organisations on systematic education, on comprehensive targeting of education on all employees, as well as on the assessment of effectiveness in education in the context of a relationship to the region in which such organisations operate. Several partial objectives, such as a questionnaire survey conducted in Slovak organisations between 2013 – 2017, were fulfilled in order to accomplish this objective. Statistical hypothesis testing aimed at specifying the relationship between the region of operation of the given organisation and the execution of activities related to systematic education of employees in it, the focus of the organisation on education of all employees, and the assessment of effectiveness in the education provided by them, confirmed a link between the analysed variables. Positive changes in the selected attributes in time were evaluated by the fixed-base index.

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