Well remembered, but not that dear

Merrick, Neil
September 1996
People Management;9/12/1996, Vol. 2 Issue 18, p45
Talks about flexible training programs that British companies use that allows employees to gain knowledge at their own pace, while saving money for employers. Details on British Steel company's computer-based open learning package; Discussion of open learning training programs used in Direct Line Insurance; Advantages and disadvantages of open learning programs for employers and employees; Information on other companies that have set up similar programs.


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