Managing informal learning in workplaces: The practice of China

Jingyuan Zhao, Patricia Ordóñez de Pablos, Robert Tennyson

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There has been increasing interest in informal learning in recent years and interest in managing informal learning, especially in workplaces. This study selects sample companies and surveys in informal learning in work environments and presents the current situation and problems of informal learning in workplaces. The study establishes the mode of informal learning in the work environment and develops the conceptual framework of managing informal learning. This is done based on the theories of knowledge management and social constructionism.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationIntellectual Capital Strategy Management for Knowledge-Based Organizations
PublisherIGI Global
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)9781466636552
StatePublished - 2013

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