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Suggestions for Research and Practice
  This chapter summarises the research on the effectiveness of learning and development in organisations. It makes research recommendations of the content of effectiveness research, recommendations for research design, and recommendations for practice. It summarises key gaps in the research base, as well as highlighting practice recommendations that learning and development specialists can implement to enhance the overall effectiveness of these activities in contributing to organisational performance.

  • Date:

    30 July 2020

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  • Publisher

    Palgrave Macmillan

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  • Funders:

    Edinburgh Napier Funded


Garavan, T., O'Brien, F., Duggan, J., Gubbins, C., Lai, Y., Carbery, R., …Grant, K. (2020). Suggestions for Research and Practice. In Learning and Development Effectiveness in Organisations: An integrated systems-informed model of effectiveness (153-173). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.


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