Examining the causes and negative effects of skill shortages in China

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Author: Wang, Ying; Bhanugopan, Ramudu


The purpose of this study is to examine the causes and negative effects of skills shortages among Chinese managers. Drawing on interviews with Chinese managers, we identified the existence of skills shortages existing in three types of organizations viz state-owned, private and foreign-invested, in China. We found that the skills shortages associated with skills deficiencies and scarcity exacerbate negative impacts and significantly affect the managerial performance. We ascertained a number of causes for skills shortage which are wide-ranging and multifaceted. Implications for current...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Management; Skills and knowledge; Performance

Keywords: Managers; Skill shortage; Skill needs

Geographic subjects: China; Asia

Published: [Wagga Wagga, New South Wales]: Charles Sturt University, 2014

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Pages: pp. 1-15

Date: 2014

Place: Auckland, New Zealand

Resource type: Conference

Call number: TD/TNC 133.763

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