Training Content



This project has been funded with support from the European commission under the Erasmus+ programme. This publication [communication] reflects the views only of the author, and the commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.

Below you'll find additional multimedia resources that are relevant to each of the units in the EAGLEs training programme -

Module 2: Self-Awareness

Brackett, A, M., Rivers, E. S., & Salovey, P. (2011). Emotional Intelligence: Implications for Personal, Social, Academic, and Workplace Success. Social and Personality Psychology Compass 5(1)88–103, 10.1111/j.1751-9004.2010.00334.x

Dowden, Ρ, Α., Jeffrey M. Warren, Μ, J., & Kambui, H. (2014). Three Tiered Model Toward Improved Self-Awareness and Self-Care. Ideas and Research You Can Use: VISTAS. Retrieved from:

Sloan, M, L., Bryson, B, J., Schmitz, L, C., Sisneros, J., Stakeman, C. (2008). Self-awareness, critical reflectivity, and identity - Chapter 2. Critical Multicultural Social Work Lyceum Books. Retrieved from:

Ugur, H., Constantinescu, P.M., & Stevens, M.J. (2015). Self-awareness and personal growth: Theory and application of Bloom’s Taxonomy. Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 60, 89-110 Doi: 10.14689/ejer.2015.60.6

Urdang, E. (2010). Awareness of Self—A Critical Tool. Social Work Education 29, (5), pp. 523–538

Module 3: Positivity

Catalino, L. I., Algoe, S. B., & Fredrickson, B. L. (2014). Prioritizing positivity: An effective approach to pursuing happiness?. Emotion, 14(6), 1155.

Fredrickson, B. L. (2004). The broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions. Philosophical Transactions-Royal Society of London Series B Biological Sciences, 1367-1378.

Fredrickson, B. L., & Losada, M. F. (2005). Positive affect and the complex dynamics of human flourishing. American Psychologist, 60(7), 678.

Avey, J. B., Wernsing, T. S., & Luthans, F. (2008). Can positive employees help positive organizational change? Impact of psychological capital and emotions on relevant attitudes and behaviors. The journal of applied behavioral science, 44(1), 48-70.

Lyubomirsky, S., King, L., & Diener, E. (2005). The benefits of frequent positive affect: Does happiness lead to success?. Psychological Bulletin, 131(6), 803-855.

Module 4: Communication

Brink, K. E., & Costigan, R. D. (2015). Oral communication skills: Are the priorities of the workplace and AACSB-accredited business programs aligned?Academy of Management Learning & Education, 14(2), 205-221.                                                                                                                                              

Liu, K. P., Wong, D., Chung, A. C., Kwok, N., Lam, M. K., Yuen, C., Arblaster, K., & Kwan, A. (2013). Effectiveness of a workplace training programme in improving social, communication and emotional skills for adults with Autism and Intellectual Disability in Hong Kong – A pilot study. Occupational Therapy International, 20(4), 198-204.

Timmins, F. (2011). Managers’ duty to maintain good workplace communications skills. Nursing Management, 18(3), 30-34.

Weyers, S., Jemi, I., Karger, A., Raski, B., Rotthoff, T., Pentzek, M., & Mortsiefer, A. (2016). Workplace-based assessment of communication skills: A pilot project addressing feasibility, acceptance and reliability. GMS Journal for Medical Education, 33(5).

Module 5: Creativity

Agbor, D. (2008). Creativity and Innovation: The Leadership Dynamics. Journal of Strategic Leadership, 1(1), 39-45. Retrieved from:

Amabile, M, T. (1988). A model of creativity and innovation in organisations. Research in Organizational Behaviour, 10, 123-167. Retrieved from:

Horth, M, D., & Vehar, J. (2014). Becoming a Leader Who Fosters Innovation. Center for Creative Leadership. Retrieved from:

Klemm, R, W. (2001). Leadership: Creativity and Innovation. AU-24 Concepts for Air Force Leadership. Retrieved from:

Okpara, O, F. (2007). The value of creativity and innovation in entrepreneurship. Journal of Asia Entrepreneurship and Sustainability, 3 (2). Retrieved from:

Module 6: Resilience

Bandura, A. (1998). Personal and collective efficacy in human adaptation and change. Advances in psychological science, 1, 51-71.  

Masten, A. (2009). Ordinary magic: Lessons from research on resilience in human development. Education Canada, 49(3), 28-32.

Masten, A.S., Gewirtz, A.H. (2006). Resilience in development: The importance of early childhood. In: Tremblay R. E., Barr R. G., Peters R. DeV., eds. Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development [online]. Montreal, Quebec: Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development.  

Reivich, K., & Shatte, A. (2003). The resilience factor: 7 key ways to finding your inner strength and overcoming life’s hurdles. New York: Three Rivers Press.

Seligman, M.E.P. (2011). Building Resilience. Harvard Business Review, April. Harvard Business Publishing.

Module 7: Critical Thinking

Duron, R., Limbach, B. & Waugh W. (2006). Critical Thinking Framework For Any Discipline. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 17 (2), 160-166.

Fisher, A. (2001). Critical Thinking: An Introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Paul, R. & Elder, L. (2008). The Miniature Guide to Critical Thinking Concepts and Tools. 5th Edition. Tomales CA:Foundation for Critical Thinking Press [online]. From

Wallmann, W.H & Hoover D.L. (2012). Research and Critical Thinking : An Important Link for Exercise. Science Students Transitioning to Physical Therapy. International Journal of Exercise Science, 5(2), 93-96.

Willingham, D.T. (2007). Critical Thinking: Why is it so hard to teach?. Psychological Science, 7, 337-34.

Module 8: Team work

European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (2007). Teamwork and high performance work organisation.  

Fapohunda, T. M. (2013). Towards Effective Team Building in the Workplace. International Journal of Education and Research. 1 (4), 1-12.  

Gallie, D., Zhou, Y., Felstead, A. & Green, F. (2012). Teamwork, Skill Development and Employee Welfare. British Journal of Industrial Relations, 50 (1), 23–46.  

Manzoor, S. H., Ullah, H., Hussain, M., & Ahmad, Z. M. (2011). Effect of Teamwork on Employee Performance. International Journal of Learning &                       Development, 1 (1), 110-126.  

Sohmen, S. V. (2013). Leadership and Teamwork: Two Sides of the Same Coin. Journal of IT and Economic Development, 4 (2), 1-18.

Module 9: Motivation

Collins, C. J., Hanges, P. J., & Locke, E. A. (2004). The relationship of achievement motivation to entrepreneurial behavior: A meta-analysis. Human Performance, 17(1), 95-117.

Jehanzeb, K., Rasheed, M. F., & Rasheed, A. (2012). Impact of rewards and motivation on job satisfaction in banking sector of Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Business and Social Science, 3.

Lunenburg, F. C. (2011). Self efficacy in the workplace: Implications for motivation and performance. International Journal of Management, Business, and Administration, 14(1), 1-6.

Osabiya, B. J. (2015). The effect of employees motivation on organizational performance. Journal of Public Administration and Policy Research, 7(4), 62-75.

ΠΛΑΤΣΙΔΟΥ, M., & ΓΩΝΙΔΑ, E., (2005). ΘΕΩΡΙΕΣ ΚΙΝΗΤΡΩΝ ΣΤΟΝ ΕΡΓΑΣΙΑΚΟ ΧΩΡΟ. Οργάνωση και Διοίκηση Σχολικών Μονάδων. Θεσσαλονίκη: Εκδόσεις Πανεπιστημίου Μακεδονίας.

Seemann, M., & Seemann, T. (2014). New perspectives on employee motivation: Balancing the Big Four. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture & Change in Organizations: Annual Review, 13.