Work based learning as a conduit to business creativity in Australia

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Author: Baker, Shayne; Cathcart, Malcolm; Peach, Neil


The knowledge economy is compelling business leaders to adopt creative approaches to become and remain relevant and competitive. Business has the opportunity to use many of the learnings from art and philosophy in order to effectively respond to this situation. This article takes insights from creative artists and thinkers such as Dante, Yeats, Chomsky and TS Eliot and connects them with contemporary developments in professional learning, practice and reflection (with particular reference to the work of Hager et al. (2012), Kemmis et al. (2012) and Boud et al. (2006)). The purpose of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Innovation; Industry; Economics

Keywords: Work based learning; Workplace learning; Professional development; Capacity building; Knowledge economy; Business; Enterprise

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: AVETRA, 2017

Physical description: 17 p. (paper) + 24 slides (presentation)

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Conference number: 20th

Date: 2017

Place: Melbourne, Victoria

Related items: TD/TNC 129.147

ISBN: 9780980527537

Statement of responsibility: Shayne D. Baker, Malcolm Cathcart, Neil Peach

The full listing of papers and presentations is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 129.147.

Resource type: Conference

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 129.170

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