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Andragogy and social capital theory: The implications for Human Resource Development

By: Joseph Kessels, Rob Poell - ; Source: Advances in Developing Human Resources Vol X   11-29-2004

This article portrays a perspective from andragogy, individual learning, and social capital Theory as a contribution to the discussion on the relationship between adult learning theory and human resource development (HRD). Andragogy and social capital theory may offer a Contribution to transforming the traditional workplace into a conducive learning environment, emphasizing the importance of social networks, partnerships, collaboration, interaction, and Knowledge sharing.Social capital provides the network of meaningful relationships that helps learning integrate into the day-to-day work environment.