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The Skills That Matter By Chris Warhurst

The Skills That Matter by Chris Warhurst

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The Skills That Matter is an edited collection written by leading academics from the UK, Europe, the USA and Australia in the area of skills acquisition, formation and development.

The Skills That Matter Summary

The Skills That Matter by Chris Warhurst

The Skills That Matter is an edited collection written by leading academics from the UK, Europe, the USA and Australia in the area of skills acquisition, formation and development. It combines academic evidence and policy debates with a critical analysis, making it an asset to students of HRM, industrial relations, sociology of work and business and management at both undergraduate and postgraduate level as well as being a useful resource to researchers and policy makers working in the field of skill formation.

About Chris Warhurst

CHRIS WARHURST is Reader in Human Resource Management and Director of the Scottish Centre for Employment Research at the University of Strathclyde, UK.

EWART KEEP is Deputy Director of the ESRC funded Centre for Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance based at the Universities of Warwick and Oxford , UK. He is a member of the National Skills Taskforce Research Group.

IRENA GRUGULIS is Professor of Employment Studies at the University of Bradford School of Management

Table of Contents

Whatever Happened to Skill?; I.Grugulis, C.Warhurst & E.Keep.- Conceptual Confusions: Emotion Work as Skilled Work; S.C.Bolton.- Skills that Matter and Shortages that Don't; A.Westwood.- The Interdependence of Social and Technical Skills in the Sale of Emergent Technology; A.Darr.- Training Reform in a Weakened State: Australia 1987-2000; I.Hampson.- Exploring the Concept of Employer Demand for Skills and Qualifications: Case Studies from the Public Sector; H.Rainbird, A.Munro & L.Holly.- What is 'Skill'? Training for Discipline in the Low-Wage Labour Market; G.Lafar.- The Institutionalisation of Skill Division in Britain and Germany: Examples from the Construction Industry; L.Clarke & G.Herrmann.- Job Complexity and Task Discretion: Tracking the Direction of Skills at Work in Britain; A.Felstead, D.Gallie & F.Green.- Lifelong Learning and Workplace Relations: Singing from the Same Hymn Sheet, Worshipping Different Gods?; G.Symon.- Skill and Renewal of Labour: The Classical Wage-Earner Model and Left Productivism in Australia; J.Buchanan, I.Watson & C.Briggs.- The Political Economy of Skill: A Theoretical Approach to Developing a High Skills Strategy in the UK; C.Lloyd & J.Payne.- 'Old Nurses with New Qualifications are Best': Competing Ideas about the Skills that Matter in Nursing in Estonia, France, Germany and the UK; A.Brown & S.Kirpal.- Skill Trends Under Capitalism and the Socialisation of Production; P.S.Adler.- Author Index.- Subject Index.

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GOR011595804
9781403906397
1403906394
The Skills That Matter by Chris Warhurst
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Macmillan Education UK
20040227
276
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