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Training and Workplace Skills in the Context of Globalization: New Directions and Discourses in Skills
Training and workplace skills in the context of globalization: New directions and discourses in skills
Miguel Martínez LucioStephen Mustchin
Learning Objectives
  • To outline the reasons why training varies across countries
  • To understand the changing approaches to skill formation
  • To comprehend the impact of MNCs on the development of a nation's skills
  • To appreciate the economic and political significance of the development of soft skills
  • To understand the role of soft skills in management development
  • To outline the role of trade unions in such matters as skills in a global context and describe new progressive ways of approaching training and learning

The aim of this chapter is to outline the subject of training and development in relation to the ...

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