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Training in the Smaller Business – Investment or Expense?

Industrial and Commercial Training

ISSN: 0019-7858

Article publication date: 1 February 1989

Abstract

Two British surveys are examined which show skills shortages in smaller companies. The reasons why little training is undertaken in these firms are set out, the main one of which seems to be that they are focused entirely on short‐term survival.

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Blackburn, R. and Hankinson, A. (1989), "Training in the Smaller Business – Investment or Expense?", Industrial and Commercial Training, Vol. 21 No. 2. https://doi.org/10.1108/00197858910133591

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MCB UP Ltd

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