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VIEIRA, Fábio Henrique Antunes  and  FRANCISCO, Antonio Carlos de. Corporate education implementation stages and their impacts on Brazilian companies: a multi-case study. Prod. [online]. 2012, vol.22, n.2, pp. 296-308.  Epub Apr 12, 2012. ISSN 0103-6513.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0103-65132012005000018.

This study presents the corporate education (CE) in Brazilian organizations as a means of continuous learning, despite the fact that this practice is still under development in the country. The purpose of this research was to analyze the implementation stages of the CE process through a multi-case study. It was possible to observe that the CE unit implementationshould consider the singularities of each company, with its characteristics and specificities. It is possible to conclude that most enterprises in this study indicated that the implementation was carried out after the executives' decision as the first phase. Although there is no formula capable of meeting the specifications of all organizations, there was a logical sequence for the structuring and implementation of the unit.

Keywords : Corporate education; Continuous learning; Brazilian organizations.

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