In-company training in Catalonia: organizational structure, funding, evaluation and economic impact
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This study describes the status of training in Catalonia’s largecompanies, from an economic and organizational point ofview. The results are based on empirical-descriptive researchconducted with a sample of large and medium-sized businesses.It analyses the organizational structure of the businesses andthe type of organizational structure in relation to training.From the economic point of view it seeks to identify the costof training and the importance assigned to the different levelsof evaluation of that training in the companies. This study alsocompares the status of training in Catalonia’s large companieswith what happens in other countries and regions that mayhave similarly diverse economies. The final conclusionsemphasize factors such as the consolidation of the trainingdepartment within the companies’ organizational structures,the size of the enterprises and their turnover, as key variablesof training provision. Another important feature is the significant differences between the types of organizational structureand the role of training. Lastly, it considers how training andits evaluation impact on the various economic and financialaspects of the companies.
CitationEguiguren, M.; Llinas-Audet, X.; Pons, O. In-company training in Catalonia: organizational structure, funding, evaluation and economic impact. "International journal of training and development", Juny 2006, vol. 10, núm. 2, p. 140-163.
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