Learning in knowledge‐intensive organisations – moving from training to learning

Martyn Sloman (Training, Development and Learning Adviser at CIPD. E‐mail: m.sloman@cipd.co.uk)

Development and Learning in Organizations

ISSN: 1477-7282

Publication date: 1 December 2005



To highlight the shift from training to learning.


This was case‐study driven.


There has been a shift from training to learning.

Practical implications

It is about how the individual learns. The type of training or learning must meet the needs of both the individual and the organization.


This is valuable to trainers, employers, managers and staff.



Sloman, M. (2005), "Learning in knowledge‐intensive organisations – moving from training to learning", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 19 No. 6, pp. 9-10. https://doi.org/10.1108/14777280510624259

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