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Weiterbildung in der Zeitarbeit – Einflussfaktoren und Erfolg (Causes and Conditions of Training in the Field of Temporary Work. Implications for the Success of Temporary Work Agencies)

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  • Bouncken, Ricarda B.
  • Fischer, Hajo
  • Lehmann, Christian

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Zeitarbeit hat sich fuer die deutsche Wirtschaft zu einem wichtigen Flexibilisierungsinstrument entwickelt. Dem zunehmenden Mangel an neuen, qualifizierten Zeitarbeitnehmern kann auch in der Zeitarbeit durch die Qualifizierung bestehender Mitarbeiter begegnet werden. Auch wenn Weiterbildung oft noch ein Stiefkind in der Zeitarbeit ist, zeigen sich Erfolgssteigerungen von Zeitarbeitsunternehmen durch Weiterbildung. Investitionen in die Weiterbildung von Zeitarbeitskraeften amortisieren sich nicht nur durch hoehere Verleihsaetze, sondern auch durch eine gesteigerte Attraktivitaet fuer Mitarbeiter und Kunden. Dieser Beitrag soll beantworten, (1) welche Bedingungen das Auftreten und den Umfang betrieblicher Weiterbildung durch Personaldienstleister beeinflussen und (2) inwieweit Weiterbildung ein Erfolgsfaktor fuer Personaldienstleister darstellt. Unsere Studie zeigt, dass sowohl Strukturmerkmale der Verleiher als auch die Nutzungsmotive der Entleiher den Weiterbildungsumfang beeinflussen. Darueber hinaus weisen wir nach, dass Weiterbildung die Wettbewerbsfaehigkeit von Personaldienstleistern foerdert. (’ SucTemporary work has become an important feature of the obtained a growing relevance for the German labor market. The shortage of skilled labor Skilled labor shortages haves spurred on thebecome a major thread for a further growth of temporary work, stressing the need to invest in training of temporary workers. Even though training has largelystrongly been ignored by temporary work agencies (TWAs), they can improve theirrealize performance increases by training of temporary workers. Investments in such training pays off through higher loan fees and increased attractiveness of the agencies for workers and clients. Our paper considers We will answer (1) which conditions influence the occurrence of occupational training of temporary workers and (2) whetherif training is a success factor for contributes to theTWA’s competitiveness of TWAs. Results of oOur empirical study showsindicate that several factors increase the training intensity and that training is positively related to the competitiveness success of TWAs.)

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Article provided by Rainer Hampp Verlag in its journal Zeitschrift fuer Personalforschung - German Journal of Research in Human Resource Management.

Volume (Year): 26 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 115-142

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Handle: RePEc:rai:zfpers:doi_10.1688/1862-0000_zfp_2012_02_bouncken

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Keywords: temporary work; temporary work agencies; occupational training; training; performance; competitiveness;

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