Agency: An Abstract and Multifaceted Construct

  • Michael Goller
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Abstract

The aim of this chapter is to provide clarity about the concept of human agency. In a first step, the workplace learning (WPL) literature is reviewed to explain how agency is used, how it is conceptualised, and how it is theoretically related to other constructs (Section 2.1). Unfortunately, the discussion of agency within this literature is rather abstract in nature.

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Income Hunt Tral Dura Sonal 

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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Goller
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  1. 1.Institute of Educational ScienceUniversity of PaderbornPaderbornGermany

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