The Benefits of Hands-on Learning in Small and Medium Enterprises – an Interactive Way to Enhance Human Capital Potential

Lestyanska Skurkova, Katarina; Fejesand, Csilla; Bajor, Péter
January 2014
Proceedings of the European Conference on Intellectual Capital;2014, p226
Conference Proceeding
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have to face several human capital challenges nowadays. The constantly changing world around us generates tough competition on every market, and only companies with enough adaptability and resilience may finally survive. It is highly important that SMEs have to be able to pick up the pace of the rapidly changing market, which is only possible with efficient and deliberate human capital development. The purpose of this study is to show how our learning by doing GrEta environment can be beneficial for SMEs by engaging employees and by generating interest and raising motivation, whilst making them able to think systematically and preparing them to always be ready for new things to come.


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