Work-Based Learning

Work-Based Learning

Subject Guides include information on subject specific web resources, ebooks, ejournals and helpful classification numbers. Digital and Information Literacy Skills Sessions can be arranged for groups or individuals. If you would like additional help please use our booking form to arrange a session. 

Books in the Learning and Learning Resources (LLR) are arranged using a classification scheme.  The main collection of books is located on the first floor of the library.  You can use the catalogue to search for specific titles and subjects.

000 Computer science, information and general works
100 Philosophy and psychology
200 Religion
300 Social sciences
 400 Language
500 Sciences
600  Technology
700 Arts and recreation
800 Literature
900 History and geography

Both print and e-books are available via the LLR.  You can access e-books via the LLR catalogue or via the individual e-book packages.

Anderson, G., Boud, D. and Sampson, J. (1996) Learning Contracts: A practical guide, London: Routledge Falmer.

Alvesson, M. Understanding Organizational Culture, London: Sage, 2002.

Belbin, R.M. (2003 new ed. 2010) Management Teams: Why They Succeed or Fail, London: Butterworth Heinemann.

Blaxter, L., Hughes, C. and Tight, M. (2010) How to Research (4th ed) Maidenhead:  Open University Press.

Bossons, P., Gover, S., Cranwell Ward, J. Mentoring: A Henley Approach to Best Practice,  London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

Boud, D., Docherty, P. and Cressey, P. (eds) (2005) Productive Reflection at Work London: Routledge.

Budd, L., Charlesworth, J. & Paton R., (Eds) (2006) Making Policy Happen, Routledge.

Dochy F. et al. (2001) Theories of Learning for the Workplace, London: Routledge.

Giuliani, R W, (2003) Giuliani-Leadership, Time Warner: London.

Goleman, D, (1994) Emotional Intelligence, Bantam: New York

Gray, D. et al. (2004) Learning Through the Workplace: A guide to work-based learning, Cheltenham: Nelson Thornes.

Gray, D. E. Doing Research in the Real World, London: Sage, 2004.

Johnson, W.B. and Ridley, C.R. (2008) The Elements of Mentoring, New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Megginson, D. and Clutterbuck, D. (2005) Techniques for Coaching and Mentoring, Oxford: Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann.

Mullins, L. (2007) Management of Organisational Behaviour, Harlow: FT Prentice Hall.

Moon, J. A. (2004) A Handbook of Reflective and Experiential Learning: Theory and Practice London: Routledge Falmer.

Moon, J. A. Learning Journals London: Routledge, 2006.

Parsloe, E. and Leedham, M. (2009) Coaching and Mentoring: Practical Conversations to Improve Learning, London: Kogan Page.

Pegg, M. (1999) The Art of Mentoring, Management Books Ltd.

Raelin, J. A. (2008) Work-based Learning: Bridging Knowledge and Action in the Workplace San Francisco: Jossey Bass Wiley.

Sadler-Smith, E. (2006)  Learning and Development for Managers. Perspectives from research and Practice, Oxford: Blackwell.

Saunders, M., Lewis, P. and Thornhill, A. (2009) Research Methods for Business Students, London: Pearson Education Ltd. (also available as an e-book)

Stephenson, J. and Laycock M. (1993) Using Learning Contracts in Higher Education, London: Kogan Page.

Thody, A. (2006) Writing and Presenting Research. London:  Sage.

Torrington, H., Hall, L. and Taylor, S. (2007) Human Resource Management, Harlow: FT Prentice Hal.

Whitmore, J. (2002) Coaching for Performance, Nicolas Brearley: London, 2002.






Whitworth, L. et al. (2007) Co-active Coaching: New skills for coaching people to success in work and life, London: Davies Black.