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Are Skills the Answer?The Political Economy of Skill Creation in Advanced Industrial Countries

Are Skills the Answer?: The Political Economy of Skill Creation in Advanced Industrial Countries

Colin Crouch, David Finegold, and Mari Sako

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294382
eISBN:
9780191685040
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294382.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

This study of the problems confronting institutions for the creation of occupational skills in seven advanced industrialised countries contributes to two different areas of debate. The first is the ... More

High SkillsGlobalization, Competitiveness, and Skill Formation

High Skills: Globalization, Competitiveness, and Skill Formation

Phillip Brown, Andy Green, and Hugh Lauder

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244188
eISBN:
9780191697340
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244188.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

Economic globalization has led to intense debates about the competitiveness of nations. Prosperity, social justice, and welfare are now seen to depend on the creation of a ‘high-skilled’ workforce. ... More

Managing the MarginsGender, Citizenship, and the International Regulation of Precarious Employment

Managing the Margins: Gender, Citizenship, and the International Regulation of Precarious Employment

Leah F. Vosko

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574810
eISBN:
9780191722080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574810.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, HRM / IR

This book seeks to understand the precarious margins of late‐capitalist labour markets. Its point of departure is the prevailing view that the full‐time continuous job or the standard employment ... More

The Mismanagement of TalentEmployability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy

The Mismanagement of Talent: Employability and Jobs in the Knowledge Economy

Phillip Brown, Anthony Hesketh, and Sarah Williams

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199269532
eISBN:
9780191699412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269532.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

The challenge confronting governments around the world today is to enhance the employability of the workforce. Every effort must be made to expand access to higher education, disregard social ... More

National Labour Relations in Internationalized MarketsA Comparative Study of Institutions, Change and Performance

National Labour Relations in Internationalized Markets: A Comparative Study of Institutions, Change and Performance

Franz Traxler, Sabine Blaschke, and Bernhard Kittel

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295549
eISBN:
9780191685132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295549.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

The regulation of the labour market by industrial-relations institutions has been an important theme in sociology, political science, economics, and jurisprudence. What has particularly attracted ... More

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