From the Contents: Introduction and overview. - The world of work-related learning.- Informal strategic learning in the workplace.- Learning at the workplace reviewed: theory confronted with empirical research.- Developing a model of factors influencing work-related learning: Findings from two research projects.- Work communities in police organisations studied as emerging activity systems.- Organizing learning projects whilst improving work: strategies of employees, managers, and HRD professionals.- Combination of formal learning and learning by experience in industrial enterprises.- Workplace oriented collaborative problem solving as a tool for active knowledge management.- Changing organisations: knowledge management and human resource management.- Learning processes and outcomes at the workplace: a qualitative research study.- Learning in the workplace: new theory and practice in teacher education - and work-related learning. Critically reflective working behaviour: a survey research.- Psychological career contract, HRD and self-management of managers.- The career stories of HR developers.- The effectiveness of OJT in the context of HRD.- Contributors.
Focuses on central issues and debates on Work-Related Learning (WRL)
Work-related learning is a topic of steadily increasing interest to today's vocational education institutions as well as organizations in business and industry
Brings together contributors from various parts of the EU and the USA and includes examples of good practice and recent research on Work-Related Learning