Developing a corporate learning strategy

Coulson-Thomas, Colin
June 2006
Management Services;Summer2006, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p8
Academic Journal
The article presents results of a report which investigated corporate learning plans and priorities. The report states that many courses have passed their sell by date at the same time, essential requirements and critical corporate priorities are being largely ignored. It was found that too little effort is devoted to business development, relationship building, knowledge creation, ebusiness and entrepreneurship. Only one of the organisations surveyed was equipping its people to be more successful at bidding for business. Human resource teams are said to be working hard but many of them do not appear to be connecting with the world around them. The organisations examined focused overwhelmingly upon the internal development of employed staff.


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