Why training must not be measured by tables

Harrison, Roy
August 1996
People Management;8/29/1996, Vol. 2 Issue 17, p49
Focuses on the plans of United Kingdom's Labour government to introduce league tables showing the willingness of companies to train their employees. Issues covered by the league tables; Disadvantages of using the tables in various circumstances; Drawbacks of using league tables. INSET: Training for trainers..


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