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Emerald journals and eBooks cover a broad spectrum of content relevant to your sector, in subjects such as leadership, training and development, management styles and employee relations.

With Research Pass, we can help you access it flexibly and affordably by article or chapter. You don’t have to commit to a subscription and you can pick and choose from all the journal and book content we’ve published to date. One token = one book chapter or journal article.

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In flight again with wings that were once broken; effects of post-traumatic growth and personal resources on burnout recovery

Investigates whether post-traumatic growth (PTG) contributes to higher engagement and reduced symptoms of burnout and whether this process is mediated by personal resources. 

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Managerial behavior and performance in China, the UK, and the USA

Explores which, if any, managerial behaviors were associated with high managerial job performance in three selected countries, China, the UK and the USA.

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The global leadership capacity wheel: Comparing HRD leadership literature with research from global and indigenous leadership

Examines examine the definitions of global leadership and indigenous leadership, identify leadership capacities inherent in human resource development (HRD) and determine relationships of the three as a means to develop a model to aid and guide opportunities for future research.

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Shared leadership and team creativity: Investigating the role of cognitive trust and team learning through mixed method approach

Extends the theoretical understanding and conceptualization of shared leadership by examining the impact of cognitive trust as an antecedent of shared leadership.

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Internal environmental management and green human resource management

Investigates the combined effect of internal environmental management (IEM) and green human resource management (GHRM) on corporate reputation (CR), environmental performance (EP) and financial performance (FP).

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A chapter from A Manager's Guide to Using the Force: Leadership Lessons from a Galaxy Far Far Away by Michael J. Urick. Part of our new series Exploring Effective Leadership Practices Through Popular Culture.

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Leadership as an art: an enduring concept framed within contemporary leadership

Refines the meaning of “leadership as an art” in the context of wicked (complex) social problems and in the realm of contemporary leadership research and practice.

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Curvilinear effects of work engagement on job outcomes

Examines the non-linear effects of work engagement (WE) on the job outcomes’ creative performance (CRP), extra-role customer service (ERCS) and turnover intention (TI).

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Key journals within this topic

We have a broad range of journals containing content relevant to the topic of HR and training. Here are some of our key journals in this area. 

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Personnel Review

Personnel Review (PR) publishes rigorous, well written articles from a range of theoretical and methodological traditions.

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Employee Relations

A leading international academic journal focusing on the importance of understanding employment and HR challenges and debates within the context of contemporary national and international labour markets.

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European Journal of Training and Development

Aims to provide all those involved in research and practice in training with ideas, news, research findings, case examples and discussion on training and development. 

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Career Development International

Provides a platform for research in the areas of careers and development that deals with questions of theories and theory development, as well as with organisational career strategy, policy and practice.

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Leadership & Organization Development Journal

Examines the body of management theory around leadership and organisations in order to discover new, more effective ways of managing in organisations.

A sample of the books in this topic

Below is a selection of recent books from our broad range of content in the area of HR and training.  

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Contemporary Global Issues in Human Resource Management

This book examines issues that employees encounter in the workplace: ethics, diversity, discrimination, generational differences, conflicts, participation, digitalisation and work-life balance.

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HR Initiatives in Building Inclusive and Accessible Workplaces

Drawing upon empirical research from global multinational corporations comes a two-part reference book on how to develop resilient HR initiatives for building inclusive and accessible workplaces. Including a user-friendly training manual, this book equips you with a practical resource grounded in theory.

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Transformative Leadership in Action: Allyship, Advocacy & Activism

The latest in our Building Leadership Bridges series challenges the reader to do the essential self-work required of a 21st century leader, and provides the road map to developing the skills necessary to take on increasing public leadership roles to support causes related to justice and equity.

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Managing Talent: A Critical Appreciation

This edited text brings together and explores a range of concerns arising from theory and practice and offers both practical recommendations and implications for further research.

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The Heroic Leadership Imperative: How Leaders Inspire and Mobilize Change

The Heroic Leadership Imperative illustrates how leaders who fulfil these expectations succeed attracting followers and initiating social change.

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