Chapter 8. Learning at Work: Training and Development

  1. Cary L. Cooper Professor of Organizational Psychology and Health2 and
  2. Ivan T. Robertson Managing Director Professor of Work and Organizational Psychology, Manchester School of Management, UMIST Pro-Vice-Chancellor, UMIST3
  1. Sabine Sonnentag,
  2. Cornelia Niessen and
  3. Sandra Ohly

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470013311.ch8

International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2004, Volume 19

International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2004, Volume 19

How to Cite

Sonnentag, S., Niessen, C. and Ohly, S. (2003) Learning at Work: Training and Development, in International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2004, Volume 19 (eds C. L. Cooper and I. T. Robertson), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470013311.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Lancaster University Management School Lancaster University, UK

  2. 3

    Robertson Cooper Ltd, Manchester, UK

Author Information

  1. Institute of Psychology, Technical University of Braunschweig, Spielmannstrasse 19, D-38092 Braunschweig, GERMANY

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 5 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470854990

Online ISBN: 9780470013311

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Keywords:

  • learning at work;
  • learning through experience;
  • cognitive ability or fluid intelligence

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Learning Concept

  • Relevance of Learning

  • Learning in Formal and Informal Settings

  • Specific Approaches to Learning

  • Individual Characteristics

  • Situation Characteristics

  • Implications for Future Research and Practice

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgement

  • References