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Learning organisations, lifelong learning and the mystery of the vanishing employers

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This paper reviews UK employer's provision of lifelong learning. It opens with an overview of the concept of the learning organisation and the barriers that stand in the way of its adoption, arguing that relatively few UK organisations have or are about to becoming learning organisations. It then examines the record on providing lifelong learning to its adult workforce, which suggests that certain groups of workers (part-timers, older workers, those in low status jobs, those working in SMEs, ...

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University of Warwick
Department:
SKOPE
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Publisher:
ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) Publisher's website
Series:
SKOPE Research Paper
Place of publication:
http://www.skope.ox.ac.uk/publications
Publication date:
2000-01-01
ISSN:
1466-1535
Paper number:
8, Summer 2000
Language:
English
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ora:3882
Deposit date:
2010-06-15

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