Series: Improving Learning
Interest in learning at work has captured the attention of many people around the world, often taking centre stage in policy debates about improving economic performance, prosperity and well-being. This book is about the learning that goes on in workplaces – ranging from offices, factories and...
Published April 23rd 2009 by Routledge
This benchmark text provides an accessible yet critical introduction to the theory and application of communities of practice and their use in a diverse range of managerial and professional contexts, from education to human resource development. This book charts the development of the idea of...
Published October 4th 2007 by Routledge
Towards an Understanding of Homeworking
More and more people are choosing to earn a living at home. In Work, At Home explores the meaning and experience of this type of employment by covering a wide range of issues including:* social relationships* current research methodologies* statistical analyses of global labour markets* the...
Published October 14th 1999 by Routledge
New Spatial Divisions and Social Tranformation
This collection examines the profound transformations that have characterised cities of the advanced capitalist societies in the final decades of the 20th century. It analyses ways in which relationships of contest, conflict and cooperation are realised in and through the social and spatial forms...
Published July 10th 1997 by Routledge