Kapsalis, Constantine (1996): The Role of Employees in Training Decisions in Canada. Published in: Canadian Business Economics (September 1996): pp. 71-80.
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The purpose of this article is not to question the need to provide more employee education and training or to encourage employers to invest more in employee development. Rather, it is to show that the decisions of employees themselves have as much to do with employee education and training as do those of employers. Consequently, the promotion of training requires addressing all workplace partners, not just employers, but also employees themselves, as well as governments, unions and educational institutions.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The Role of Employees in Training Decisions in Canada|
|Keywords:||employee training; training|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J3 - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs > J31 - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials|
|Depositing User:||Constantine Kapsalis|
|Date Deposited:||11. Oct 2010 02:48|
|Last Modified:||20. Feb 2013 02:55|
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