Doctoral learning that leads to organisational and individual change.

Costley, Carol ORCID logoORCID: (2010) Doctoral learning that leads to organisational and individual change. Work Based Learning e-Journal, 1 (1) . pp. 177-201. ISSN 2044-7868 [Article]

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There is a great deal of interest from managers in undertaking professional doctorates and many of these doctorates focus on their professional work. This study examines the learning that influenced personal and organisational change brought about by a professional doctorate that does not specialise in one particular subject discipline but is mainly concerned with generic work-based abilities. A research study using a grounded theory approach, suggests that the doctoral programme promotes personal credibility, capability and continuing development as well as specialist expertise. Issues relating to professional and academic approaches to knowledge are discussed particularly the autonomy and self direction that the university can allow to the candidate.

Item Type: Article
Research Areas: A. > Work and Learning Research Centre
Item ID: 7587
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Depositing User: Devika Mohan
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2011 07:51
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2022 01:10

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