Book Chapter

Investing in labour force and skills development

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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. http://www.e-elgar.co.uk/bookentry_main.lasso?id=14790

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.

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

StatusPublished
Title of seriesNew Horizons in Management
Publication date31/12/2013
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/16474
PublisherEdward Elgar
Publisher URLhttp://www.e-elgar.co.uk/bookentry_main.lasso?id=14790
Place of publicationCheltenham
ISBN9781781002254

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Professor John Field

Professor John Field

Emeritus Professor, Education