Making Cent$ of Literacy (2006)

The bottom line impact

The authors of this document make a business case for workplace literacy by discussing the benefits of literacy and skills development from the employer’s perspective.

The authors begin by explaining the definition of literacy in today’s economy and providing an introduction to the nine Essential Skills. They point out that low literacy skills hurt productivity and make businesses less competitive.

The authors refute the argument that businesses cannot afford to invest in training, noting that workers with better literacy skills are able to handle new challenges more easily.

The authors have included a section of real-life stories about companies and individuals who have seen productivity improve because of investments in training.

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Niagara Training & Adjustment Board and Literacy Link Niagara. Making Cent$ of Literacy 2006. Web. 28 Sep. 2022 <>
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