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From work‐based learning to organisational development A case study in learning interventions in a large company

From work‐based learning to organisational development A case study in learning interventions in... Purpose – This paper studies the training and other learning‐related interventions that senior managers typically use to influence organisational capability and relate it to the programmes that a university might offer. The purpose of the paper is to identify potential opportunities for increasing the perceived relevance of university provided work‐based learning. Design/methodology/approach – Reflection and deliberation on personal experience. Findings – There is a distinctive place for academically delivered and devised work‐based learning for industry but as an integrated offering with in‐house programmes. Originality/value – The paper presents a suggestion for structuring higher education work‐based offerings. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning Emerald Publishing

From work‐based learning to organisational development A case study in learning interventions in a large company

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2011 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
2042-3896
DOI
10.1108/20423891111085375
Publisher site
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Abstract

Purpose – This paper studies the training and other learning‐related interventions that senior managers typically use to influence organisational capability and relate it to the programmes that a university might offer. The purpose of the paper is to identify potential opportunities for increasing the perceived relevance of university provided work‐based learning. Design/methodology/approach – Reflection and deliberation on personal experience. Findings – There is a distinctive place for academically delivered and devised work‐based learning for industry but as an integrated offering with in‐house programmes. Originality/value – The paper presents a suggestion for structuring higher education work‐based offerings.

Journal

Higher Education, Skills and Work-based LearningEmerald Publishing

Published: Oct 29, 2010

Keywords: Training management; Learning organizations; Workplace learning; Senior management; Universities

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