The corporate university: riding the third wave

Development and Learning in Organizations

ISSN: 1477-7282

Publication date: 1 December 2005

Abstract

Purpose

Reviews the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoints practical implications from cutting‐edge research and case studies.

Design/methodology/approach

This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.

Findings

The rise of corporate universities has been steady over the last 20 years, gradually building to a crescendo at the turn of the century. The requirements of the general organization have moved on from the “second wave” way of thinking, and have new targets, concentrating on innovating knowledge to stay one step ahead of the competition.

Practical implications

Provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world's leading organizations.

Originality/value

The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy‐to‐digest format.

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Citation

(2005), "The corporate university: riding the third wave", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 19 No. 6, pp. 16-18. https://doi.org/10.1108/14777280510624286

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2005, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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