Annotated Bibliography: The Impact of Employee Training on the success or failure of Small Business in First Years of Operations
Dearden, L., Reed, H., & Van Reenen, J. (2010). The Impact of Training on Productivity and
Wages: Evidence from British Panel Data*. Oxford Bulletin of economics and statistics, 68(4), 397-421.
The research incorporated in this article served to establish the effects of training programs on the organization’s productivity. From the results, increased employee training programs and wage reflected an increase in the aggregate productivity.
Kotey, B., & Folker, C. (2011). Employee training in SMEs: Effect of size and firm type—
Family and nonfamily. Journal of Small Business Management, 45(2), 214-238. DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-627X.2010.00210.x
The purpose of this research was to establish the interaction effects on form type and size on formal and informal trainings particularly on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The results established an increase in informal and formal trainings subsequent to an increased form size.
Cai, L., & Waddoups, C. J. (2011). Union wage effects in Australia: evidence from panel
Data. British Journal of Industrial Relations, 49(s2), s279-s305. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8543.2010.00767.x
The research incorporated in this article was done essentially to establish union wage effects in Australia. The results retrieved from the research suggest a negative sorting into the statuses of the unions and a positive one at the subordinate end of the skill hierarchy.
Magnani, E. (2012). Vertical disintegration and training: evidence from a matched employer–
Employee survey. Journal of Productivity Analysis, 38(2), 199-217. DOI: 10.1007/s11123-011-0256-9
The purpose of this research was to establish the training impact of outsourcing. The results retrieved from the survey accentuates that there is a positive impact of outsourcing in training when there is a high correlation between unobservables and a negative one when there is a low correlation between unobservables.
Nah, F. F. H., Lau, J. L. S., & Kuang, J. (2012). Critical factors for successful
Implementation of enterprise systems. Business process management journal, 7(3), 285-296. DOI: 10.1108/14637150120392782
In this article the effectiveness of Enterprise resource planning (ERP) was scrutinized. The results point out that the success of any Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems depends on many factors that include vision, management teamwork among many other factors.
Parent, D. (2012). Employer-supported training in Canada and its impact on mobility and
Wages. Empirical Economics, 28(3), 431-459.DOI: 10.1007/s001810201240
Valentine, Sean, and Gary Fleischman. "Ethics training and businesspersons’ perceptions of
Organizational ethics” Journal of Business Ethics 52.4 (2010): 391-400. DOI: 10.1007/s10551-010-5591-6
The research undertaken was purposely done to establish the effects of ethics training towards employee’s decision making. The results established that ethical training translated to an improved decision making and that employees satisfaction is directly related to his or her ethical stance.
Waddoups, C. J. (2011). Firm Size and Work-Related Training: New Evidence on Incidence,
Intensity, and Training Type from Australia. Journal of Labor Research, 32(4), 390-413. DOI: 10.1007/s12122-011-9118-5
The main purpose of this study was to establish the relationship that exists between works related trainings and firm size. The results retrieved accentuates that there is a positive correlation between training intensity and firm size for both male and female workers.
Waddoups, C. J. (2012). Employer‐Sponsored Training and Longer‐Tenured Workers:
Evidence from Australia. Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, 51(4), 966-986. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-232X.2012.00704.x
Waddoups, C. J. (2012). Union Membership and Job‐Related Training: Incidence,
Transferability, and Efficacy. British Journal of Industrial Relations. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-8543.2012.00909.x
The purpose of this study was to establish duration and incidence of employee training with particular focus on Britain. The results accentuate that training is positively associated with a good reputation, good qualifications and union membership.