Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance

High Performance Work Organisation – A Driver for the High Skills Vision?

Both academics and policy makers have shown increasing interest in the topic of the high performance work organisation (HPWO) as a means to achieve a ‘high skills’ or ‘learning’ economy. The idea that the HPWO can deliver mutual gains for both management and employees is a central part of the attraction, yet its ability to do so remains deeply contested. This paper provides a brief guide through some of the main areas of controversy.

« Back to publications list