Periodicity.: June - September 2014
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Are Corporate Universities (CU) possible in emerging countries? A survey conducted in Argentina showed impacting results

Leandro A. Viltard

Abstract


At the time of our investigation, the CU was not a widespread concept in Argentina, being viewed as a “foreign - far long project” (coming from developed countries and standing for the long term).

It is suggested that the rate of CU evolution, in emerging countries like Argentina, is more related to mentality issues than to CU strategic or operative limitations. Although the executives who replied to a survey were not the only power factor in their organization, their comments allow us to think that, in those countries, the CU may have a better future perspective.

The research used a quali-quantitative methodology, which was based on a survey to top executives of different kinds of companies located in Argentina. The research design was not experimental and transversal, as it was limited to a specific moment in time.

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Corporate University; Corporate education and training; Emerging countries; Developing countries; Argentina; Corporate University Implementation

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14807/ijmp.v5i3.181

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