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A Practical Guide to Learning in the Workplace

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A Practical Guide to Learning in the Workplace

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Everything you need to know about learning in the workplace.


This book distils cutting edge theories on workplace learning, adult learning, the learning organisation, accelerated learning, multiple intelligences, emotional intelligence and creativity and converts them into practical strategies for use in businesses of all kinds. Aimed primarily at HR professionals and line managers, A Practical Guide to Learning in the Workplace provides them with the tools, techniques and resources to dramatically improve corporate performance and profitability. And as more and more managers are realising, knowledge is now the key competitive advantage.

People learn in the workplace through induction, on-the-job training, action learning, coaching and mentoring. The infrastructure supporting learning in the workplace includes learning centres, assessment centres, and corporate universities. With jobs and technology changing constantly, learning skills are absolutely vital for keeping up to date and progressing in the workplace. Understanding the learning process, and putting it into action, will make both managers and employees more effective and productive.

Written in a clear, logical style, with case studies, activities and mind map summaries at the end of each chapter, A Practical Guide to Learning in the Workplace will be an invaluable resource for those responsible for workplace learning initiatives, HRD and CIPD students, training managers, coaches and mentors, and employees who want to improve their skills and abilities in the workplace.

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Additional Information

Author Malone, Samuel A.
Editor No
Print Format Paperback
ISBN-10 1904148700
ISBN-13 978-1904148708
Illustrations No
Date of Publication May 2005
Number of Pages 338

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