New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education volume 2003, issue 100, P89-101 2003 DOI: 10.1002/ace.122 View full text
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Lisa A. Garrett, Connie L. Vogt

Abstract: Human resource development (HRD) initiatives are used by business and industry as a means of improving the workplace performance of employees. Online learning using the Internet and computer technology is one tool that is significantly altering how training and development initiatives are being delivered. Within business and industry, globalization, advances in technology, shifting demographics, economic change, and the ever-increasing need for skilled workers have cultivated an environment that is receptive …

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