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By education and training only 20% of all American workers can fit well into our demanding high-tech workplace.

By education and training only 20% of all American workers can fit well into our demanding high-tech workplace. How do we train the 80%?

By education and training only 20% of all American workers can fit well into our demanding high-tech workplace. How do we train the 80%? Skill Wars defines the race between advanced technology investment and human resources investment and shows managers how to measure that investment.

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This book outlines why the skills of the . workforce have become the single most important factor in the competitiveness, not only of individual companies, but of national economies

This book outlines why the skills of the . workforce have become the single most important factor in the competitiveness, not only of individual companies, but of national economies. It documents the widening gap between the need for highly skilled workers and their availability, and it points out the chilling consequences that may occur if the skill gap continues to widen-an economy in which high-tech jobs go unfilled while millions of unskilled workers lack jobs

Автор: Gordon Название: Skill Wars: Win Battle Prod Profit Издательство: Elsevier .

Автор: Gordon Название: Skill Wars: Win Battle Prod Profit Издательство: Elsevier . The book's insight and thought-provoking scenarios help crystallize actions needed to achieve growth and marketplace success " -Jerry Rose, VP Product Management, United Technologies Corporation, Fire & Security.

His latest works include Literacy in America: Historic Journey and Contemporary Solutions (Praeger, 2003), Tutor Quest: Finding Effective Education for Children and Adults (Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, 2002), Skill Wars, Winning the Battle for Productivity an. .

Business (Quorum, 1991), and Centuries of Tutoring: A History of Alternative Education in Western Europe and America (University Press of America, 1990)

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Let the Skill Wars Begin The book provided many answers to the problems and questions that have been asked over the years

Let the Skill Wars Begin. Employees today need to think; they no longer can be just machine operators who feed material into a machine and take out the finished product. Today's successful machine operator's job might include new tasks such as producing written reports, speaking at team meetings, participating in brainstorming sessions, and determining cost/benefit alternative solutions. The book provided many answers to the problems and questions that have been asked over the years.

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Walan
America-and the world-face a serious, probably debilitating shortage of skilled workers. Oh, there are plenty of people out there, most of whom want to work. However, if they don't have the skills that are in demand by employers, their work opportunities and career futures are limited. Employers will compete to attract and hold the people with the skills to get the job done. Savvy workers will compete to acquire and market skills that will be in demand and that will make them unique and marketable in the world of work. Many will do well. Other employers and workers will not fare so well, changing the face of employment.
This book addresses a wide range of topics, organized into three sections: Measuring Human Capital Development, Reports from the Firing Line: Improving Productivity and Performance, and Developing People. The content is not directed just toward educators or professionals in the field of training and development. It is more broad-based. As explained by the author in his introduction, "For the business person, "Skill Wars" is a policy book about managing and measuring workplace performance and profit. For the union leader and employee, "Skill Wars" is about employability and personal growth. For parents, "Skill Wars" is about their children's future careers and guaranteed participation in "the American Dream." For politicians and government leaders, "Skill Wars" is a blueprint for what new voters are beginning to demand in every state across America: new laws to create a more knowledgeable workforce. For educators and trainers, "Skill Wars" offers new ideas on how to better collaborate with all these groups and create innovative, diverse curricula, whether in a schoolroom or the corporate classroom."
Ninety figures illustrate the book, accompanying the text to illuminate the concepts delivered on page after page by Edward Gordon, PhD, a consultant specializing in human/intellectual capital for over two decades. His teaching experience at DePaul, Loyola, and Northwestern Universities complement his work as a consultant, writer, and speaker. Gordon certainly has the credibility and background to write this important book.
You will bob your head up and down in agreement as you read this book. You'll also shake your head in disbelief and amazement as you realize how far behind we are-how much remains to be done. Gordon cites the numbers, concentrating on the ROI: the Return on Investment in building skills and capacity. The research has been done on this book, as evidenced by the number of footnotes offering bibliographical references. The pages are packed with information.
The final chapter, Investing in Human Capital: A Blueprint for the 21st Century, is particularly powerful . . . and should be carefully considered by everyone in a position to help build the skill base that will be needed. And that's all of us. Gordon warns that "The gap between the so-called 'knowledge workers' and low skilled workers is widening at an alarming rate." Why is the gap growing? "Because too many businesses are engaged in an act of financial levitation, trying to make bigger and bigger stacks of money from companies that are barely growing. Their magic act centers on cost-cutting, squeezing staffs, slashing training, eliminating everything except their 'core business operations.' The predominant American management philosophy of the 1990s has been that business exists only to drive up stock prices and enrich shareholders."
As we've seen in recent months, this strategy has been damaging, to say the least. More sensitive employers are creating life-work balanced environments, demonstrating stewardship for the world around us, and taking other steps to correct and improve our corporate society. "Skill Wars" should stimulate more serious efforts to build workforce competencies or all the other efforts will be smoke-and-mirrors and façade.
More people need to read this book. Now.
Forcestalker
This book is about a key topic--how do you get and keep the people you need to grow? It is a solid read for leaders whose companies must compete for the best people. The book is a primer on how to compete for talent--one of the toughest jobs a company has to face. It is an easy read--probably good for someone to take on their next plane trip. Highly recommend!
Skill Wars: Winning the Battle for Productivity and Profit download epub
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