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 to develop and transform organisations. This volume brings together leading experts from Australia, ...
Increased flexibility is now held by influential commentators such as Reich (1993) to be an essential labour form to ... Indeed, flexibility of labour and of capital is intimately connected, but the trends for flexible labour are not ...
He points out that research in this field has been driven by traditional management models, based on structures and applied theory, which no longer capture the dynamism, flexibility and inclusiveness of the contemporary workplace.
capture the dynamism, flexibility and inclusiveness of the contemporary workplace. This chapter argues a case for moving beyond formulae for learning towards conceptions which are contextually sensitive, pragmatic and strategic.
These include highly automated computer-integrated continuousprocess technology, CAD/CAM (Computer-Aided Design, Computer-Aided Manufacturing), CIM (Computer-Integrated Manufacturing), flexible manufacturing systems and ...