The future of learning and development in The Netherlands: interview with Rino Schreuder

Evgenia I. Lysova (based at Management & Organisation, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Sabrine El Baroudi (based at Management & Organisation, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Svetlana N. Khapova (based at Management & Organisation, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Development and Learning in Organizations

ISSN: 1477-7282

Publication date: 28 January 2014

Abstract

Purpose

This article presents a summary of the interview with Rino Schreuder, managing director of the European Management Development (EMD) Centre, founder and chairman of the European Executive Development Network, Editor of the Dutch Management Development Journal, and Editorial Board member of the UK journals Development & Learning in Organizations and Leadership & Organization Development Journal. Schreuder has over 20 years of experience working for Fortune 500 and other firms in the area of management development and training.

Design/methodology/approach

The interview is conducted by three independent interviewers.

Findings

In this interview, Rino Schreuder shares his perspective on the present situation and the future of the Dutch learning and development market. Drawing on a parallel between the properties of the Dutch culture and problems in the learning market, Schreuder highlights the importance of more integrated ways of working between learning providers. He also calls for rethinking the role of learning professionals and chief learning officers (CLOs) in organizations and the organizational practices that measure learning outcomes through return on investments (ROI).

Originality/value

The paper presents valuable insights of a leading professional in the field of management development and training into the future of learning and development in The Netherlands.

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Citation

I. Lysova, E., El Baroudi, S. and N. Khapova, S. (2014), "The future of learning and development in The Netherlands: interview with Rino Schreuder", Development and Learning in Organizations, Vol. 28 No. 2, pp. 29-31. https://doi.org/10.1108/DLO-08-2013-0051

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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