Better use of skills in the workplace: why it matters for productivity and local jobs

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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
International Labour Organisation (ILO)


This joint OECD-ILO report provides a comparative analysis of case studies focusing on improving skills use in the workplace across eight countries. The examples provide insights into the practical ways in which employers interact with government services and policies at the local level. They highlight the need to build policy coherence across employment, skills, economic development and innovation policies, and underline the importance of ensuring that skills utilisation is built into policy development thinking and implementation. Skills utilisation concerns the extent to which skills...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Workforce development; Policy; Employment

Keywords: Case study; Comparative analysis; Skill development; Workplace; Productivity; Policy implications; Government role; Employers; Labour utilisation

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Singapore; United States; Korea; Vietnam; Tasmania; Australia; Peru; Philippines; Asia; South America; Oceania; North America; Europe

Published: Paris, France: OECD Publishing, 2017

Physical description: 193 p.

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ISBN: 9789264281387 (print); 9789264281394 (pdf); 9789264281400 (epub); 9789221302773 (ILO print); 9789221302780 (ILO pdf); 9789221302797 (ILO epub)

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 130.511

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