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Training and the private sector : international comparisons

Author: Lisa M Lynch
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1994.
Series: NBER Comparative labor markets series.
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How can today's workforce keep pace with an increasingly competitive global economy? As new technologies rapidly transform the workplace, employee requirements are changing and workers must adapt to different working conditions. This volume compares new evidence on the returns from worker training in the United States, Germany, France, Britain, Japan, Norway, and the Netherlands. The authors focus on Germany's

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Training and the private sector.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©1994
(DLC) 93046425
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa M Lynch
ISBN: 0226498158 9780226498157
OCLC Number: 290521041
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 319 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Reconciling markets and institutions : the German apprenticeship system / David Soskice --
The British system of youth training : a comparison with Germany / Nicholas Oulton and Hilary Steedman --
Strategic adjustments in training : a comparative analysis of the U.S. and German automobile industries / Peter B. Berg --
Employment-based training in Japanese firms in Japan and in the United States : experiences of automobile manufacturers / Masanori Hashimoto --
Productivity changes without formal training / Andrew Weiss --
The impact of previous training on productivity and wages / John H. Bishop --
Determinants of young males' schooling and training choices / Stephen V. Cameron and James J. Heckman --
Training at work : a comparison of U.S. and British youths / David G. Blanchflower and Lisa M. Lynch --
Public- and private-sector training of young people in Britain / Peter J. Dolton, Gerald H. Makepeace, and John G. Treble --
Vocational education and training in Britain and Norway / Peter Elias, Erik Hernaes, and Meredith Baker --
Returns to within-company schooling of employees : the case of the Netherlands / Wim Groot, Joop Hartog, and Hessel Oosterbeek.
Series Title: NBER Comparative labor markets series.
Responsibility: edited by Lisa M. Lynch.
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This text points to various training programmes in Germany, Japan and other developed countries as models for creating a workforce in the United States that can compete more successfully. It aims to  Read more...


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