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The Role of Employees in Training Decisions in Canada

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  • Kapsalis, Constantine

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The purpose of this article is not to question the need to provide more employee education and training or to encourage employers to invest more in employee development. Rather, it is to show that the decisions of employees themselves have as much to do with employee education and training as do those of employers. Consequently, the promotion of training requires addressing all workplace partners, not just employers, but also employees themselves, as well as governments, unions and educational institutions.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 25744.

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Date of creation: Sep 1996
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:25744

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Keywords: employee training; training;

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  1. Harhoff, Dietmar & Kane, Thomas J, 1996. "Is the German Apprenticeship System a Panacea for the US Labour Market?," CEPR Discussion Papers 1311, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  2. Graham S. Lowe & Harvey Krahn, 1995. "Job-Related Education and Training Among Younger Workers," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 21(3), pages 362-378, September.
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  1. Kuan Xu & Zhengxi Lin, 2007. "Participation in Employer-sponsored Training in Canada: Role of Firm Characteristics and Worker Attributes," Department of Economics at Dalhousie University working papers archive paperb1_7_ic_workingpaper, Dalhousie, Department of Economics.

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