Jan 20 2017

Article on the relationship between training and innovation activities

NIFU researcher Pål Børing has published «The relationship between training and innovation activities in enterprises» in International Journal of Training and Development.

The article examines the relationship between employee training (or education) and innovation activities in enterprises, where training is used as a method to stimulate new ideas or creativity among the staff. A data set of about 5200 Norwegian enterprises is used in the analysis. The study shows that whether a significant relationship between employee training and innovation activities is found, depends not only on enterprises’ innovation strategy, but also on whether the analysis controls for enterprises’ use of brainstorming sessions and/or work teams to stimulate new ideas or creativity among their staff.

Read the article here

For more information, contact:
Pål Børing, Senior Researcher, Statistics & Indicators
paal.boring@nifu.no
(+47) 413 05 854