Hutchinson, Sue; Purcell, John; Winkler, Victoria
April 2007
People Management;4/19/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p38
The article discusses the role of human resource (HR) professionals in helping line managers in Great Britain make workplace learning happen. A research showed a strong relationship between effective coaching and guidance by line managers and employee satisfaction, commitment and motivation. Particular focus is given to the role of line managers as gate keepers to formal training opportunities. The themes which emerge from the study of different organisations, including the development of staff, are also outlined.


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