What makes e-learning work?
Jamieson, Kieren, Sawang, Sukanlaya, & Newton, Cameron J. (2014) What makes e-learning work? In Short, Tom & Harris, Roger (Eds.) Workforce Development : Strategies and Practices. Springer, Singapore, pp. 171-184.
This chapter examines lessons learnt from a study of the use of e-learning within the rail sector in Australia and explores factors that inhibit or advance its organisational effectiveness. We examine the social, organisational and technical influences on the way employees perceive and use e-learning. By examining these issues, we aim to demonstrate that successful organisational adoption of e-learning is influenced by factors beyond the systems themselves and requires a more holistic understanding of the target workforce and the suitability of the e-learning tasks. Without a clear understanding of these relationships, organisations run the real risk of investing heavily in e-learning without receiving benefits or, worse still, impacting negatively on their ability to deliver training.
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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Keywords:||e-Learning, Rail Sector, Organisational Effectiveness|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Human Resources Management (150305)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2014 Springer Science+Business Media|
|Deposited On:||16 Sep 2014 22:58|
|Last Modified:||28 Oct 2015 16:08|
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