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The global auction : the broken promises of education, jobs and incomes

Autore: Phillip Brown; Hugh Lauder; D N Ashton
Editore: New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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"For decades, the idea that more education will lead to greater individual and national prosperity has been a cornerstone of developed economies. Indeed, it is almost universally believed that college diplomas give Americans and Europeans a competitive advantage in the global knowledge wars." Challenging this conventional wisdom, The Global Auction forces us to reconsider our deeply held and mistaken views about how  Per saperne di più…
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Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Phillip Brown; Hugh Lauder; D N Ashton
ISBN: 9780199731688 0199731683 9780199926442 0199926441
Numero OCLC: 500794480
Descrizione: viii, 198 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contenuti: Introduction --
The false promise --
Knowledge wars --
The quality-cost revolution --
Digital Taylorism --
The war for talent --
Managing in the global auction --
High skills, low wages --
The trap --
A new opportunity.
Responsabilità: Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder, and David Ashton.
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For decades, the idea that more education will lead to greater individual and national prosperity has been a cornerstone of developed economies. Challenging this conventional wisdom, 'The Global  Per saperne di più…

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a very important contribution to the debate on skills and inequality. Marius R. Busemeyer, Socio-Economic Review

 
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