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Workforce development and skill formation in Asia / edited by John Benson, Howard Gospel and Ying Zhu
Bib ID 6327386
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Description Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2013 
©2013 
xxii, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 9780415674119
9780203694213
Series

Routledge studies in the growth economies of Asia (2005) ; 118.

Summary

"Asia has undergone rapid transformation over the past several decades as many countries have embraced new technologies and the processes of globalisation. Focusing on a number of developed and developing Asian economies, this book explores the dynamics of workforce development and skill formation, and considers questions of both skills shortages and skills gaps"--

Full contents
  • Workforce development in Asia / John Benson, Howard Gospel and Ying Zhu
  • Workforce development in theory and practice / Howard Gospel
  • Workforce development in Japan / John Benson
  • Workforce development in South Korea / Chris Rowley and Kil-Sang Yoo
  • Workforce development in Singapore / Chris Leggett
  • Workforce development in Hong Kong / Sek Hong Ng and Olivia Ip
  • Workforce development in China / Ying Zhu and Malcolm Warner
  • Workforce development in Taiwan / Ying Zhu and Malcolm Warner
  • Workforce development in India / Debashish Bhattacherjee and Errol D'Souza
  • Workforce development in Malaysia / Nagiah Ramasamy and Chris Rowley
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Occupational training -- Asia.  |  Skilled labor -- Training of -- Asia.  |  Labor supply -- Asia.  |  Labor and globalization -- Asia.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Benson, John, 1948-, editor of compilation  |  Gospel, Howard F., editor of compilation  |  Zhu, Ying, 1961-, editor of compilation

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