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Najafi A, Rahimian H, Abbaspour A, Taheri M. Studying Workplace Learning: Case Study. JMDP. 2018; 31 (3) :85-110
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1- Faculty of Psychology & Educational Sciences, Allameh Tabatabaee University, Tehran, Iran.
2- Faculty of Psychology & Educational Sciences, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran , hamrahimian@yahoo.com
3- Faculty of Psychology & Educational Sciences, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran.
4- Faculty of Psychology & Educational Sciences, Allameh Tabataba'i University, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (4195 Views)
The present research aims to study workplace learning in the Petrochemical Industries National Company. The research is of qualitative nature and uses grounded theory approach, introduced by Charmaz. Data collection methods included interviews, analysis of documents, observation and focus groups. The statistical population of the research consisted of 350 employees, 16 of whom were selected through purposeful sampling method. Grounded theory approach (open coding, focused coding and theoretical coding) and Maxqda software10 were applied to analyze data. As a result, 6 general categories, 17 secondary categories and 42 sub-categories were discovered. The final results show that constructivism learning, connectivism learning, social learning, formal training, learning from information sources and self-directed learning are some of the learning methods used by employees of Petrochemical Industries National Company.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/04/17 | Accepted: 2019/07/13 | ePublished: 2019/07/21

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