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THE PARALLEL SYSTEM OF LEARNING - An exploration of white-collar workers practices for developing new skills in a fast-changing business environment


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Title: THE PARALLEL SYSTEM OF LEARNING - An exploration of white-collar workers practices for developing new skills in a fast-changing business environment
Authors: Orji, Rose Chidinma
Issue Date: 12-Apr-2021
Degree: Student essay
Keywords: competence development
new skills
highly skilled workers
Abstract: Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine how white-collar engineers within high tech firms navigate and respond to the demands for competence development under external pressures brought by advanced technologies. Theory: This study is based on the theoretical understanding of the mechanisms and dynamics of learning and developing new skills at work. The theory of situated learning and community of practice provides framework for the analysis as it examines learning as a social pheno... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/68232
Appears in Collections:Masteruppsatser (Department of Sociology and Work Science / Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap)

 

 

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