The relationship between training and innovation activities in enterprises

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Author: Boring, Pal

Abstract:

[The author examines] the relationship between enterprises' use of employee training (or education) as a method to stimulate new ideas or creativity among their staff and enterprises' innovation activities. A data set of 5204 Norwegian enterprises is used. Based on correlation coefficients, [the author finds] a positive relationship between enterprises' use of employee training and their innovation activities. This relationship is not found significant for innovative enterprises that developed the innovations mainly by themselves or together with external partners if [controlling] for...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Industry; Innovation; Workforce development; Management

Keywords: Organisation behaviour; Organisational development; Staff development; Human resource development; Training within industry; Workplace education and training

Geographic subjects: Norway; Europe

Published: Oxford, England: John Wiley and Sons, 2017

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Journal volume: 21

Journal number: 2

Journal date: June 2017

Pages: pp. 113-129

ISSN: 1360-3736, 1468-2419 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 128.698

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