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Title: Investing in labour force and skills development
Author(s): Field, John
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Editor(s): Saridakis, G
Cooper, CL
Citation: Field J (2013) Investing in labour force and skills development. In: Saridakis G & Cooper C (eds.) How can HR drive growth?. New Horizons in Management. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 100-117.
Keywords: human capital, vocational training, lifelong learning, demographic change, workforce development, upskilling
Issue Date: 2013
Date Deposited: 21-Aug-2013
Series/Report no.: New Horizons in Management
Abstract: Skills and knowledge play a central role in strategies for competitiveness and sustainability. This chapter sets out to define the terminology of the debate, present an analysis of the benefits of learning for individuals and organisations, assess inequalities of access to training, and review strategies and policies for skills and knowledge development.
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