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Subject Learning strategies in European companies
Context 12 large multinational companies across 4 countries representing major models of HRM practice (DE, IT, SE, UK); LEONARDO research project PIE (1997-98)
Summary Developments in European companies:
  • a shift from formal training to non-formal learning; emphasis on more generic skills; move towards individual, group and organisational learning;
  • a shift from traditional industrial relations to participatory and partnership relations; alignment of learning strategies and social dialogue. 
Key terms Formal training and non-formal learning; generic skills; traditional industrial relations and participatory relations;
alignment of learning and social dialogue
Source Kelleher et al. 2000, pp. 42-47
Descriptors D-LO EP04 EP08        R14
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