Manpower Policies for the Use of Science and Technology in Development - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080251240, 9781483154251

Manpower Policies for the Use of Science and Technology in Development

1st Edition

Pergamon Policy Studies on Socio-Economic Development

Authors: Charles V. Kidd
eBook ISBN: 9781483154251
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1980
Page Count: 196
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Manpower Policies for the Use of Science and Technology in Development discusses several factors to consider when making human-resource-related policies in the science and technology industries. The book is comprised of eight chapters; each chapter tackles a specific area of concern regarding manpower policies. Chapter 1 covers the frameworks and definitions and discusses topics such as the significance of manpower for development. Chapter 2 deals with demand, supply, and forecasting, and Chapter 3 reviews the national structures for science and technology. The fourth chapter covers domestic training institution, including the roles and effectiveness, while the fifth chapter talks about the creation and evolution of domestic institutions. Chapter 6 then discusses the multinational agencies and transnational firms. Chapter 7 tackles the concept of brain drain, and Chapter 8 discusses the conclusion and provides recommendations. The book will be of great interest to professionals in the science and technology industries, especially those who hold management positions.

Table of Contents


List of Tables

Preface

Glossary

Chapter 1 Framework and Definitions

Chapter 2 Demand, Supply, and Forecasting

Chapter 3 National Structures for Science and Technology

Chapter 4 Domestic Training Institutions: Roles and Effectiveness

Chapter 5 Domestic Institutions: Creation and Evolution

Chapter 6 The Multinational Agencies and Transnational Firms

Chapter 7 The Brain Drain

Chapter 8 Conclusions and Recommendations

Appendix Expansion of University Enrollment in Developing Countries

Notes

Bibliography

Index

About the Author

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No. of pages:
196
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1980
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483154251

About the Author

Charles V. Kidd

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