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This Handbook provides a state-of –the art overview of the field of workplace learning from a global perspective. The authors are all well-placed theoreticians, researchers, and practitioners in this burgeoning field , which cuts across higher education, vocational education and training, post-compulsory secondary schooling, and lifelong education. The volume provides a broad–based, yet incisive analysis of the range of theory, research, and practical developments in workplace learning. The SAGE Handbook of Workplace Learning draws together a wide range of views, theoretical dispositions, and assertions and provides a leading-edge presentation by key writers and researchers with insight into the field and its current state.

Brave New Workplace: The Impact of Technology on Location and Job Structures
Brave new workplace: The impact of technology on location and job structures

The brave new world of work will be marked by a blurring of customary boundaries. Not only will distinctions between learning and work become increasingly blurred, but so will distinctions customarily associated with almost every aspect of work life. Distinctions in workplace, job roles, balance of work and personal life, career planning, performance management, training delivery, formal and informal training, and even between real and virtual experience, will all fade dramatically.

The effects of technology and globalization on the workplace are widespread and complex. The preceding chapters have discussed many aspects of the changing workplace. Organizations rely on technology more than ever before ...

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