How metaphors throw light on training issues

Hardingham, Alison
January 1997
People Management;1/23/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p49
Presents two metaphors that could provide enlightenment in employee training and development in Great Britain. Learning; Aim of training courses; Hawthorne effect; Systems intervention. INSET: Training for trainers (resources)..


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