The factors of career-related continuous learning and their relationships to job performance

by Horihan, Shane J., Ph.D., CAPELLA UNIVERSITY, 2014, 122 pages; 3645517


The advent of the protean career over the last half century has demanded continuous development from managers in order to stay relevant and employable in the global economy. The learning process that accompanies this development is relatively new and its relationship to organizational objectives has just begun to be researched. This study examines the relationships the factors of career-related continuous learning have with the self-reported job performance of sales managers in the United States. The theoretical framework for this study is derived from the career-related continuous learning construct that includes four factors: assessment, application, traditional learning, and self-initiated learning. Five hypotheses were tested using linear regression modeling. The results of this study suggest that career-related continuous learning and its factors are related to self-reported job performance in individual managers.

AdviserJudith L. Forbes
Source TypeDissertation
SubjectsManagement; Adult education
Publication Number3645517

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