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How to balance work, study and play: How work‐based learning initiatives can achieve excellence in higher education

Development and Learning in Organizations

ISSN: 1477-7282

Publication date: 4 October 2011

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

Higher education in the UK faced a crossroads in 2011 in terms of its long‐term funding and development. In fact, it faced an enormous, multi‐exit roundabout with the universities careering round the junction without a clue where they were heading and perplexed as to the speed of change in their industry.

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

(2011), "How to balance work, study and play: How work‐based learning initiatives can achieve excellence in higher education", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 25 No. 6, pp. 23-25. https://doi.org/10.1108/14777281111173379

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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