Preparing employees for the future: challenges for learning organizations today


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Author: Irvine, Alison K.; Morris, Sean


For many people, a college education doesn't equate to career preparedness. Many employees find ways to learn on their own or from their co-workers. But, companies that invest in employee development not only cultivate a well-trained workforce whose knowledge and skills are better aligned with company goals, they can also help their employees feel more prepared to succeed in the future. As workplace cultures transform to emphasize continual learning, companies must address employees' need to learn - as well as generational differences in this need. Based on [this] research, [the authors...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Teaching and learning; Workforce development; Finance; Lifelong learning

Keywords: Learning culture; Learning organisation; Employees; Workplace learning; Training investment; Staff development

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Salt Lake City, Utah: Instructure, 2016

Physical description: [6] p.

Resource type: Paper

Rights: This work is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Attribution NonCommercial (CC-BY-NC) license. To view a copy of the licence visit:

Document number: TD/TNC 124.593

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