Critical Reflection on the Shop-Floor

Marianne van Woerkom, Wim J. Nijhof, Loek F.M. Nieuwenhuis

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to describe on-the job learning and to find out if 'flexible craftsmanship' is a useful measure of output for on-the-job learning. The results indicated that flexible craftsmanship is no neutral measure of output, because it takes into account only the employer's view of 'ideal employees'. A certain form of on-the-job learning (namely critical reflection) may itself serve as a more neutral measure of output for further research.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings 2000 AHRD Conference
Subtitle of host publicationRaleigh-Durham, NC, March 8-12, 2000
EditorsK. Peter Kuchinke
Place of PublicationBaton Rouge, LA
PublisherAcademy of Human Resource Development
Pages992-1000
Number of pages9
Volume1
Publication statusPublished - 8 Mar 2000
EventAcademy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference 2000 - Raleigh-Durham, United States
Duration: 8 Mar 200012 Mar 2000

Conference

ConferenceAcademy of Human Resource Development International Research Conference 2000
Abbreviated titleAHRD
CountryUnited States
CityRaleigh-Durham
Period8/03/0012/03/00

Keywords

  • Critical Reflection
  • On-The-Job Learning
  • Informal Workplace Learning

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