Training Between Neighbors: Can a Successful Training System Be Developed Between Companies Located in the Same Locality?

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Stephen Murray Kiernan
Víctor Manuel Castaño
César Aguado Cortés


El artículo se centra en la pregunta: ¿se puede crear un sistema de formación exitoso entre empresas ubicadas geográficamente cerca unas de otras? Los temas son: la posibilidad de desarrollar un sistema de formación dentro de las empresas (o formación “intraempresa”), el impacto positivo en el rendimiento de la formación derivado de la proximidad geográfica, la naturaleza del grupo de formación entre empresas, el papel en cuanto a la oferta formativa de las empresas extranjeras y multinacionales y, por último, el papel de los proveedores de formación. Hay un análisis detallado de la educación y formación técnica y profesional en los países en desarrollo, particularmente en términos de temas tan importantes como la formación en la empresa, las prácticas de formación entre empresas y dentro de la empresa, y la oferta de formación en relación con los costos, los resultados, los salarios y las innovaciones. También hay un enfoque en campos más especializados como la división del trabajo, la capacitación previa y posterior, la apropiación de la capacitación, el agrupamiento de capacitación y los efectos indirectos, las políticas de las empresas locales e internacionales, el papel de los proveedores de capacitación, y la capacitación tácita y codificada.


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Murray Kiernan, S., Manuel Castaño, V., & Aguado Cortés, C. (2022). Training Between Neighbors: Can a Successful Training System Be Developed Between Companies Located in the Same Locality?. The Anáhuac Journal, 22(2), Págs. 42–71.
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Stephen Murray Kiernan, Carlyle Institute of Latin America (CILATAM), Mexico

Stephen Murray Kiernan completed his studies in international development at the universities of Dublin and Cambridge, the Open University (UK) and the University of Cape Town. He was director of the United States International University and the Center of International Business and Education Research (CIBER-CIENI) in Mexico City, and senior consultant in university affairs for the World Bank. Founder and first editor of The Anáhuac Journal. Author of 12 books and over 300 articles. Director General of the CILATAM Institute and of the foundation International Parliament of Education – PIE, Houston, Texas.

Víctor Manuel Castaño, Centro de Física Aplicada y Tecnología Avanzada/ Secretaría de Desarrollo Institucional, UNAM, Mexico

Víctor Manuel Castaño received M.Sc and Ph.D. degrees from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) and spent 2 years as a postdoctoral fellow at IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center (New York). He has authored and co-authored over 800 peer-review papers, is member of the Editorial Board of over 40 international journals and has received several awards in Mexico, the US and Europe. His interests are in the area of Materials Science and Applied Physics, particularly in developing nano-sized materials for a number of uses, including water treatment technologies and nanomedicine. He is full professor and founding Director at the Centro de Física Aplicada y Tecnología Avanzada (CFATA) of the UNAM. His work has received over 19,000 citations and is one of the most cited Latinamerican scientists in his area.

César Aguado Cortés, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM, Mexico

César Aguado Cortés has a degree in Administration from FCA UNAM. He also has a Masters Degree in Administration with a Postgraduate Certification in Technology from FCA UNAM. He has worked professionally in both Mexican and transnational technology consultancies and in the federal government. He is currently a professor at UNAM in the career of administration and accounting.

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