The Relationship Between Training and Employment Growth in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
AbstractThis paper provides a rigorous analysis of the impact of training upon the employment growth characteristics of small and medium sized firms. Using appropriate statistical techniques to cope with sample selection biases and heterogenerous employment growth patterns it reveals that training is positively related to employment growth, in particular when it is embedded in a wider range of human relations practices.
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Small and Medium sized business; human resource management; training; employment growth;
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