Education, training and development policies and practices in medium-sized companies in the UK : do they really influence firm performance?
Storey, D. J.. (2002) Education, training and development policies and practices in medium-sized companies in the UK : do they really influence firm performance? OMEGA-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, 30 (4). pp. 249-264. ISSN 0305-0483Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0305-0483(02)00035-X
This paper sets out to examine the relationship between training and firm performance in middle-sized UK companies. It recognises that there is evidence that "high performance work practices" appear to be associated with better performance in large US companies, but argues that this relationship is less likely to be present in middle-sized companies. The paper's key contribution is to justify the wider concept of education, training and development (ETD) as applicable to such companies. It then finds that clusters of some ETD variables do appear to be associated with better middle-sized company performance. (C) 2002 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > Warwick Business School|
|Journal or Publication Title:||OMEGA-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT SCIENCE|
|Publisher:||Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd|
|Official Date:||August 2002|
|Number of Pages:||16|
|Page Range:||pp. 249-264|
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