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Partner and Contractor to Government

Robert J. Bennett

in Local Business Voice: The History of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and Revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199584734
eISBN:
9780191731105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584734.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Modern chambers rely to a major extent on government finance through contracts. Early relationships developed through municipal improvement and local partnerships. This expanded to cover various ... More


Local Agencies for Skill Creation

Colin Crouch, David Finegold, and Mari Sako

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

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198294382
eISBN:
9780191685040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198294382.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the development of network institutions in Japan, Italy, and the UK and examines their role in skill creation. Neither Italy nor the UK has found policy mechanisms that might ... More


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