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ERIC Number: EJ801745
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
ISSN: ISSN-0309-0590
Qualifying the Workforce: The Use of Nationally-Recognised Training in Australian Companies
Smith, Erica; Smith, Andrew; Pickersgill, Richard; Rushbrook, Peter
Journal of European Industrial Training, v30 n8 p592-607 2006
Purpose: To report on research that examines the impact of the adoption of nationally-recognised training by enterprises in Australia. Design/methodology/approach: The project involved a mix of methodologies including focus groups, employer survey and case studies. Findings: The research found that there had been a higher than expected adoption of nationally-recognised training by Australian enterprises in recent years and that enterprises were using training packages to support other human resource management activities apart from training. Research limitations/implications: The case studies were confined to four industry areas of hospitality, manufacturing, arts/media and call centres. Originality/value: This paper fills a significant gap in the research literature on the use that enterprises make of nationally-recognised training. (Contains 5 tables and 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia