The economic, social and cultural changes experienced by the labour market within recent year have helped to highlight the central role played by the learning process in individual career development and organizational success. Traditional models of learning both inside and outside of the workplace have become unable to explain the complexity of such a process, weaving between and overlapping formal and informal components. Starting with this premise, the aim of the present paper was to analyse the role of knowledge and experience as important learning frames, which allow the acquisition and development of competencies in the workplace. The methodology of achieving this was to review the most recent literature on workplace learning, with a special
focus on its formal and informal dimensions.
Amelia Manuti, Serafina Pastore, Anna Fausta Scardigno, Maria Luisa Giancaspro, and Daniele Morciano, International Journal of Training and Development