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The New Division of Labor : How Computers Are Creating the Next Job Market.

Author: Levy, Frank.; Richard J Murnane
Publisher: Princeton University Press 2012.
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As the current recession ends, many workers will not be returning to the jobs they once held--those jobs are gone. In The New Division of Labor, Frank Levy and Richard Murnane show how computers are changing the employment landscape and how the right kinds of education can ease the transition to the new job market. The book tells stories of people at work--a high-end financial advisor, a customer service  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Levy, Frank.; Richard J Murnane
ISBN: 1283848287 9781283848282 9781400845927 1400845920 0691124027 9780691124025 0691119724 9780691119724
OCLC Number: 823283432
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (187 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1 New Divisions of Labor; PART I: Computers and the Economy; CHAPTER 2 Why People Still Matter; CHAPTER 3 How Computers Change Work and Pay; PART II: The Skills Employers Value; CHAPTER 4 Expert Thinking; CHAPTER 5 Complex Communication; PART III: How Skills Are Taught; CHAPTER 6 Enabling Skills; CHAPTER 7 Computers and the Teaching of Skills; CHAPTER 8 Standards-Based Education Reform in the Computer Age; CHAPTER 9 The Next Ten Years; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; W; X.
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