EMPLOYEE LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT IN ORGANISATIONS

Authors

  • Lucie Vnoučková The University of Economics and Management

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.7160/eriesj.2013.060305

Keywords:

Development, efficiency, employee, learning, organisation, talent

Abstract

The primary goal of all organisations is efficiency of human resources. Therefore activities as HR controlling, performance management but also cutting costs are the main theme. Current organisations need to monitor human resources to keep their competitiveness. Thus paper describes the key factor of organisational efficiency - employee education, talent management and the necessity to retain skilled employees. The aim of the paper is to reveal the current approach in organisations to education and learning based on primary survey of employees. The data were collected using quantitative primary survey in Czech organisations across sectors. The questionnaire was compiled based on the theoretical background. The paper has been processed based on the analysis of secondary sources, outcome synthesis and the evaluation of results of a questionnaire survey. The data were analysed using descriptive statistic, correlation analysis and factor analysis. The SPSS programme was used for the analyses. The outcomes were categorized and the analyses revealed the main factors affecting organisational approach to employee learning and development. The results identify three possible approaches in organisations to employee learning and development. The first type of organisations educates employees by their own rules, second type does not support education of employees in any way, it is only an interest of employees themselves and thirdly knowledgeable employees were identified as those employees do as much as possible to learn and grow and they choose job position in order to develop constantly. The results can be taken into account in further analysis and in organisation of adult education.

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    2013-09-30

    How to Cite

    Vnoučková, L. (2013) ’EMPLOYEE LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT IN ORGANISATIONS’, Journal on Efficiency and Responsibility in Education and Science, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 179-189 https://doi.org/10.7160/eriesj.2013.060305.

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