On the Shop Floor: Guidance in the Workplace

  • Peter Plant

A standard format for guidance looks something like this: two people sit and talk in an office. This is the convention; yet, some scholars challenge this convention (Amundson, 1998): It is surprising how often guidance closes itself in, where it should open up and reach out to those who actually need guidance. This implies that guidance would have to move out of the institutional closet, out of the office, and enter into new arenas. Workplaces are such arenas.


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  • Peter Plant
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  1. 1.Danish University of EducationDenmark

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