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Learning to compete: post-graduate training in an aerospace company

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Over a period of nearly five years a large number of technology oriented employees in an Australian aerospace company were exposed to a wide variety of post-graduate coursework modules intended to add a business management perspective to the technology background of those employees. Not all of the students had prior experience with university education, but some of these people completed Masters degrees. Their experience is also discussed. Over the duration of the program the company was in a constant state of significant change. The number of employees initially increased, adding a further training load, but later on the number of employees decreased and the program was wound back. This paper looks at how the program was integrated with work, the perceived upsides and downsides several years down the track, and the influence of organisational culture on the learning styles of the participants.
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Keywords: Employees; Management; Multi-skilling; Organizational learning

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: March 1, 2002

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