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Ciobanu, Raluca – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to contribute to the project to overhaul Common Training for Nuclear Workers (Commune Intervenant du Nucléaire -- CIN) aimed at service providers involved in maintenance on nuclear power plants (NPPs). Design/methodology/approach: The study is devised as a methodology for designing and assessing a training system (work…
Descriptors: Nuclear Energy, Facilities, Paraprofessional Personnel, Foreign Countries
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Ringling, Josh J.; Sanzo, Karen L.; Scribner, Jay Paredes – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to understand how and in what ways networking served as a vehicle to informal learning among elementary school principals. Design/methodology/approach: The authors used a multiple case study methodology across a ten-week period, studying six principals and conducting over 50 interviews. Six individual case…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Principals, Informal Education, Social Networks
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Gustavsson, Maria; Lundqvist, Daniel – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2021
Purpose: From a workplace learning perspective, the purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between conditions for learning and stressful work and, to analyse the learning conditions that support the management of stressful work. The model of effort-reward imbalance (ERI) is adopted as an indicator of stressful work by measuring the…
Descriptors: Stress Management, Workplace Learning, Work Environment, Educational Environment
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Collin, Kaija Marjukka; Keronen, Sara; Lemmetty, Soila; Auvinen, Tommi; Riivari, Elina – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to identify the challenges of low hierarchy and self-organised structures for employees' learning and competency development at work. In the past decade, interest in employees' and organisations' self-directedness has increased. Self-organised structures are perceived as better able to answer to the quickly…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Employees, Skill Development, Administrative Organization
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Figueiredo, Marina Dantas de; Castro, Neyliane Maranhão de; Silva, Minelle E. – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to analyze how changes toward sustainable consumption of electric energy are learned in the workplace, the paper uses a practice-based approach to organizational learning. This paper focuses on the workplace as a rich environment where social learning is not limited to individuals but is also rooted in the…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Workplace Learning, Organizational Learning, Organizational Communication
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Thurgate, Claire – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to generate an understanding of becoming an assistant practitioner (AP) through a work-based learning programme so that work-based learning programmes are designed and delivered to enable practitioners to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to undertake new roles from within.…
Descriptors: Allied Health Personnel, Workplace Learning, Foreign Countries, Allied Health Occupations Education
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Soderhjelm, Teresa Martha; Nordling, Tone; Sandahl, Christer; Larsson, Gerry; Palm, Kristina – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the possible factors related to transfer of knowledge and skills from two leadership development courses to the work environment and its maintenance for two years post training. Design/methodology/approach: A total of 12 leaders in two different types of courses were interviewed at least two years…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Leadership Training, Feedback (Response), Leadership Role
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Kumar, Nripendra; Ganguly, Kunal K. – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to understand the impact of professionalism (PR) of the workplace learning support team on learning outcomes. The context of this study is an e-procurement system implementation. Management provides initial formal training (TR) to potential users of the system and also arranges informal learning support by deploying the…
Descriptors: Professionalism, Workplace Learning, On the Job Training, Outcomes of Education
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Thomassen, Anja Overgaard; Jørgensen, Kenneth Mølbjerg – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss how Dewey's notions of experience, inquiry and reflection can increase managers' capacity to cope with sustainability transitions. Design/methodology/approach: Problem-based learning is discussed as an approach for enabling sustainable management learning. Dewey's concepts of experience, inquiry and…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Administrator Education, Sustainability, Problem Based Learning
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Zgrzywa-Ziemak, Anna; Walecka-Jankowska, Katarzyna – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between organizational learning (OL) and business sustainability (BS) and to carry out its empirical examination. Design/methodology/approach: Extensive literature research was carried out. Then, an empirical study was conducted in 694 Polish and Danish companies. Two phenomena…
Descriptors: Correlation, Organizational Learning, Organizational Culture, Industrial Structure
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Brandi, Ulrik; Thomassen, Mette Lindahl – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2021
Purpose: The main purpose of this paper is to construct a conceptual model that addresses one of the most urgent matters for contemporary organizations, which is how organizations are to learn and integrate sustainability in its' working processes. The guiding research question reverberates around how organizational learning (OL) and corporate…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Organizational Learning, Entrepreneurship, Models
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Sjöberg Forssberg, Karin; Parding, Karolina; Vänje, Annika – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine and discuss conditions for workplace learning in gender-segregated workplaces in the public sector, how social constructions of gender contribute to (or constrain) the workplace learning conditions within two workplace contexts. Design/methodology/approach: The research was carried out through an…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Work Environment, Educational Environment, Organizational Culture
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Brandi, Ulrik; Iannone, Rosa Lisa – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2021
Purpose: With the purpose of promoting cross-field dialogue, this paper aims to review workplace learning (WPL) and human resource (HR) literature. The authors endeavour a conceptual examination and discussion of the bridges that link both research fields in relation to learning, in an effort to establish an integrated understanding of learning in…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Human Resources, Educational Research, Job Skills
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Yaqub, Yasmin; Singh, Arun Kumar; Dutta, Tanusree – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to predict the transfer of training (ToT) from management training. This study empirically examined the predictive power of ToT factors, namely, individual characteristics (self-efficacy), training intervention design (training approaches) and work climate (organizational support) among the study respondents.…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Training Methods, Off the Job Training, Management Development
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Hutasuhut, Ida; Ahmad Zaidi Adruce, Shahren; Jonathan, Victoria – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2021
Purpose: This study aims to provide empirical evidence of how the five disciplines of learning organization introduced by Senge (1990) are practiced and how it could cultivate self-directed learning among employees. Design/methodology/approach: This qualitative study used a case study approach to get an in-depth understanding of how organizational…
Descriptors: Organizational Learning, Independent Study, Employees, Manufacturing
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