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A case where size matters: a preliminary investigation into the institutionalisation of skill formation and firm size

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SKOPE Research Paper No. 60, Autumn 2005
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For the last three decades there has been a tendency in most of the older industrial countries to see SMEs as 'failing' to invest in training. More recently, there have voices which have questioned this belief, not least from within the small business community. This is part of a wider realisation that SMEs are different from the larger enterprises when it comes to the use and value of formal training courses. This paper examines the issue in more detail. It argues that as organisations grow ...

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University of Leicester
Department:
Centre for Labour Market Studies
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University of Leicester
Department:
Centre for Labour Market Studies
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Institution:
University of Leicester
Department:
Centre for Labour Market Studies
Publisher:
ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) Publisher's website
Series:
SKOPE Research Papers
Publication date:
2005
ISSN:
1466-1535
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uuid:208f7faa-036a-4920-b883-c39cfe63212a
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ora:3947
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English
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