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Direct participation and employee learning at work

Inanc, Hande, Zhou, Ying, Gallie, Duncan, Felstead, Alan and Green, Francis 2015. Direct participation and employee learning at work. Work and Occupations 42 (4) , pp. 447-475. 10.1177/0730888415580650

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Abstract

The creation of a learning environment at work has been seen as an essential concomitant of the growth of an advanced economy. This article explores the implications of direct participation for different types of employee learning, drawing upon the British Skills and Employment Surveys of 2006 and 2012. It confirms that direct participation is strongly associated with enhanced learning opportunities at work but finds important differences in the benefits of specific forms of direct participation. Moreover, direct participation was found to be particularly important for those in less favorable work contexts with respect to technological level and skill.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
Additional Information: This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 License Published online before print April 21, 2015
Publisher: Sage
ISSN: 0730-8884
Funders: ESRC
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 30 March 2016
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2019 13:21
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/72609

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