The role of training and innovation in workplace performance

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Patrick Laplagne; Leonie Bensted;
  • Subject: training - innovation - workplace performance - productivity - labour - capital - Australian Workplace Industrial Relations Survey
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This paper uses workplace-level data from the Australian Workplace Industrial Relations Survey to examine the extent to which the use of training and/or innovation by a workplace increases the likelihood that is has higher labour productivity than its competitiors, and ... View more
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