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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Series Preface
Introduction
1 Do U.S. Firms Underinvest in Human Resources? Determinants of Training in the World Auto Industry 3
2 Organizational Strategy and Organization Level as Determinants of Human Resource Management Practices 33
3 The Failure of Training in Britain: Analysis and Prescription 51
4 Investment in Human Capital: A Theoretical Analysis 87
5 The Firm's Decision to Train 129
6 Skills and the Limits of Neo-Liberalism: The Enterprise of the Future as a Place of Learning 153
7 Foreign Training Systems: How Does the United States Compare? 169
8 Goals: An Approach to Motivation and Achievement 185
9 Motivation and Cognitive Abilities: An Integrative/Aptitude-Treatment Interaction Approach to Skill Acquisition 193
10 The Influence of Training Method on Self-Efficacy and Idea Generation Among Managers 229
11 Self-Management Training for Increasing Job Attendance: A Follow-Up and a Replication 249
12 A Cumulative Study of the Effectiveness of Managerial Training 255
13 Transfer of Training: A Review and Directions for Future Research 271
14 The Perils of Participation: Effects of Choice of Training on Trainee Motivation and Learning 315
15 Why Do Wages Increase with Tenure? On-the-Job Training and Life-Cycle Wage Growth Observed Within Firms 333
16 Applying Utility Concepts to a Training Program in Supervisory Skills: A Time-Based Approach 355
17 The Comparative Advantage of Educated Workers in Implementing New Technology 375
18 Intermediate Skills in the Workplace: Deployment, Standards and Supply in Britain, France and Germany 387
19 The Structure of Opportunity: How Promotion Ladders Vary Within and Among Organizations 407
20 A Conception of Adult Development 433
21 How "Career Anchors" Hold Executives to Their Career Paths 445
22 Stress and Strain from Family Roles and Work-Role Expectations 459
Name Index 469
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