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Investing in labour force and skills development

Field J (2013) Investing in labour force and skills development. In: Saridakis G, Cooper CL (ed.). How can HR drive growth?. New Horizons in Management, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, pp. 100-117.

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.

human capital, vocational training, lifelong learning, demographic change, workforce development, upskilling

EditorSaridakis G, Cooper CL
AuthorsField John
Title of seriesNew Horizons in Management
Publication date2013
PublisherEdward Elgar
Place of publicationCheltenham
ISBN 9781781002254
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