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Bridging the Skills Gap? New Training Provision and Work Organization

Huw Beynon, Damian Grimshaw, Jill Rubery, and Kevin Ward

in Managing Employment Change: The New Realities of Work

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199248698
eISBN:
9780191697760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248698.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

This chapter begins by detailing the changes in policies of training and skills development in the seven case study companies. It discusses new systems of induction training, multi-skilling, and ... More


Training and organization

Lesley Bromley

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0030
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses training in healthcare organizations. The aim of training in healthcare is to improve outcomes for patients. Training should result in individual learning and enhanced ... More


Bridgewater Associates, LP: Building a Learning “Machine”

Edward D. Hess

in Learn or Die: Using Science to Build a Leading-Edge Learning Organization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231170246
eISBN:
9780231538275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170246.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter examines how Bridgewater Associates LP has become a successful learning organization by focusing on the underlying fundamental principles and values on which the company's culture and ... More


Untrained Workers, Unfit Managers

Dan Zuberi

in Cleaning Up: How Hospital Outsourcing Is Hurting Workers and Endangering Patients

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450723
eISBN:
9780801469824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450723.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter examines ways that outsourcing has eroded work quality. More specifically, it looks at how outsourced support workers and their supervisors are simply no longer prepared to get the job ... More


Global Brand Expansion

Chekitan S. Dev

in Hospitality Branding

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452031
eISBN:
9780801465703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452031.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter analyzes foreign market entry strategies for hotel companies. It applies a resource-based perspective to the market entry decision, thereby focusing on three factors: (a) an entering ... More


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