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Corporate Universities: Vehicles For Continuous Learning

  • Jeanne Meister
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Abstract

Across North America and Europe, the explosive growth in corporate universities reflect the dramatic transformation in how working adults are re-tooling their skills. A college graduate can expect to change jobs 11 times over a 40-year working life and change their skill base at least three times. Labor flexibility and downsizing have led to the concept of “portfolio careers,” as workers trade job security for learning new skills.

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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeanne Meister
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  1. 1.Corporate University Xchange, Inc.New YorkUSA

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