The Corporate University in the European Utility Industries
University of Bologna; School of Development Innovation and Change (SDIC)
University of Bologna - Faculty of Economics
Università di Bologna - Department of Management
June 15, 2011
Utilities Policy, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2013
The aim of our study is to investigate the phenomenon of Corporate Universities in the European utility industries. Corporate Universities may in fact represent a consistent choice with typical utility company thinking, aiming to diversify and expand the corporation into increasingly deregulated and contestable markets, while at the same time keeping a close relationship between business strategies and the internal organization of knowledge of the firm.
Keywords: Corporate Universities, human capital, training, utilities
JEL Classification: J24, L97, M53Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: June 15, 2011 ; Last revised: March 26, 2013
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