Training and development in the Swedish context: structural change and a new paradigm?

Training and development in the Swedish context: structural change and a new paradigm? This paper examines human resource development in Sweden. By way of context, it discusses socio‐cultural conditions, prevailing economic conditions and recent structural changes and employment and flexibility trends in Sweden. It sets down the characteristics of the national education and training system and examines recent policy developments. It presents Swedish data from the Cranet‐E survey in order to paint a picture of training and development practices at organisational level. The implications for employers, employees and government are outlined and the likely future challenges for training and development in Sweden are set down. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of European Industrial Training Emerald Publishing

Training and development in the Swedish context: structural change and a new paradigm?

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © 1998 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
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0309-0590
D.O.I.
10.1108/03090599810217466
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Abstract

This paper examines human resource development in Sweden. By way of context, it discusses socio‐cultural conditions, prevailing economic conditions and recent structural changes and employment and flexibility trends in Sweden. It sets down the characteristics of the national education and training system and examines recent policy developments. It presents Swedish data from the Cranet‐E survey in order to paint a picture of training and development practices at organisational level. The implications for employers, employees and government are outlined and the likely future challenges for training and development in Sweden are set down.

Journal

Journal of European Industrial TrainingEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 1998

Keywords: Adult education; Employment; Government; Human resource development; Sweden; Training

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