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Classrooms in the Workplace: Workplace Literacy Programs in Small- and Medium-Sized Firms


  • Kevin Hollenbeck

    (W.E. Upjohn Institute)


Hollenbeck, using a combined qualitative/quantitative approach, estimates the linkage between workplace literacy programs and the reason for their existence - increased productivity requirements. He utilizes in-depth case studies as well as a large database to look at the costs and benefits of such programs, also the determining factors for why firms choose to implement literacy programs.

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  • Kevin Hollenbeck, 1993. "Classrooms in the Workplace: Workplace Literacy Programs in Small- and Medium-Sized Firms," Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, number cw, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:cw
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    workplace literacy programs; human capital; esl; workplace training;

    JEL classification:

    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity


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