Introduction

Pillay, Hitendra K. (2006) Introduction. In Castleton, Geraldine, Gerber, Rod, & Pillay, Hitendra K. (Eds.) Improving Workplace Learning: Emerging International Perspectives. Nova Science Publishers, New York, USA, vii-xiv.

Abstract

Closely linked to the concepts of growth and globalisation is the increasing recognition being given to the importance of the workplace as a site of learning. The value of the book rests in the fact that this framework does not have its foundations in just one academic discipline, but rather provides a range of perspectives drawn from psychology, social psychology, sociology and critical theory. The purpose is to move away from a unidimensional understanding of workplaces and workplace learning to provide a different standpoint from which to better appreciate the diversity and complexity of learning in the workplace.

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ID Code: 10187
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author.
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Keywords: work, change, work contexts, work engagement, globalisation, workplace learning, knowledge, empowerment
ISBN: 1594545669
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Nova Science Publishers
Deposited On: 17 Oct 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2011 05:35

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