International briefing 34: training and development in Spain

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Rigby, M and Ponce Sanz, Y (2016). International briefing 34: training and development in Spain. International Journal of Training and Development. 20 (4), pp. 302-314. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijtd.12087
AuthorsRigby, M and Ponce Sanz, Y
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© 2016 John Wiley & Sons Ltd This article locates training and development in Spain within the country's socio-economic context. It maps the major changes which have been introduced into the training and development system since the briefing by Escardíbul and Llinas-Audet published in this journal in 2010. It relates those changes to the ongoing economic crisis which began in 2009 and the growing emphasis on employers’ demands in the design of the training system. Finally, it identifies the challenges presented to Spanish policy-makers by a number of weaknesses in the current system. The Spanish experience is particularly relevant for countries in which social partner involvement and a significant small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) presence are important issues in the development of their training system. It is also particularly useful for those countries in Latin America whose training systems have been influenced by the Spanish model.

Keywords1503 Business And Management
Year2016
JournalInternational Journal of Training and Development
Journal citation20 (4), pp. 302-314
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Ltd
ISSN1360-3736
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1111/ijtd.12087
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Accepted04 Jul 2016
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