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ERIC Number: EJ1047341
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0090-4244
Pairing the Adult Learner and Boutique Wineries
Holyoke, Laura; Heath-Simpson, Delta
Journal of Adult Education, v42 n2 p60-69 2013
This study explored connections between adult learners and their experiences in the context of small boutique wineries operating in the start-up phase of the organizational life cycle. The research objective was to gain insight regarding the pairing of adult learners with the entering of a specialty industry. Fourteen individuals from four wineries were interviewed in the workplace. Six themes emerged from the adult learning in the specific context the boutique wine industry: (1) Developing an Entrepreneurial Sense, (2) Relationships, (3) Challenges, (4) Learning, (5) Joy or Enjoyment, and (6) Reflection.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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