Understanding Learning at Work
Work now invariably requires a continual focus on learning: to improve productivity, to enhance the flexibility of employees and to develop and transform organizations. This volume brings together leading experts from the United States, Britain, Australia and New Zealand to critically evaluate the current debates on workplace learning and to propose directions for future developments in both research and practice. Topics covered include:
* expectations of learning at work into the twenty-first century
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Work now invariably requires a continual focus on learning, to improve productivity, to enhance the flexibility of employees and ... John Garrick is a Senior Research Fellow at the Research Centre for Vocational Education and Training, ...
Understanding learning at work / edited by David Boud and John Garrick. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. 1. Employees–Training of. 2. Learning. 3. Continuing education. I. Garrick, John. II. Title. HF5549.5.
... from conventional to knowledge-intensive firms 13.1 Metaphorical lenses for understanding organising and learning 13.2 Descriptions of models of training/learning 13.3 Metaphorical lenses: implications for the learning organisations ...
Ronald Barnett is Professor of Higher Education and Dean of Professional Development, Institute of Education, University of London, UK. David Beckett is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Vocational Education and Training, ...
It has moved to become a central concern of corporations and universities; it is no longer the preoccupation of a small band of vocational training specialists. A new focus on learning is changing the way businesses see themselves.