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  • Prof. Cobbenhagenlaan 225, Simon Building, room S 518

    5037 DB Tilburg


1989 …2019
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Research interests

My area of expertise is Human Resource Development. This encompasses all aspects of learning, training, education, development, and change in organizations and their employees. My specific interest is in the organization of learning in the workplace and the strategies used in that respect by employees, managers, and HRD professionals.

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  • Education
  • Human Resources Sciences
  • Organisational Development
  • Professionalisation
  • Learning Organisations
  • Human Resource Management
  • Power In Organisations
  • Innovation
  • Organisational Learning
  • Organisational Change
  • Human Resource Development
  • Networks

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Research Output 1989 2019

Technical and vocational education and training in small and medium-sized enterprises: A critical overview

Matlay, H. & Poell, R. 2019 (Accepted/In press) Handbook of vocational education and training: Developments in the changing world of work. McGrath, S., Papier, J., Mulder, M. & Stuart, R. (eds.). Springer

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Open Access

How can a dialogue support teachers' professional identity development? Harmonising multiple teacher I-positions

Assen, J. H. E., Koops, H., Meijers, F., Otting, H. & Poell, R. F. Jul 2018 In : Teaching and Teacher Education: An international journal of Research and Studies. 73, p. 130-140

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

How do employees' individual learning paths differ across occupations? A review of 10 years of empirical research

Poell, R. F., Lundgren, H., Bang, A., Justice, S. B., Marsick, V. J., Sung, S. & Yorks, L. 2018 In : The Journal of Workplace Learning. 30, 5, p. 315-334

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleScientificpeer-review

Identities of research-active academics in new universities: Towards a complete academic profession cross-cutting different worlds of practice

van Winkel, M., van der Rijst, R., Poell, R. F. & van Driel, J. 2018 In : Journal of Further and Higher Education. 42, 4, p. 539-555

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

teaching research