Manpower Policies for the Use of Science and Technology in Development

Manpower Policies for the Use of Science and Technology in Development

Pergamon Policy Studies on Socio-Economic Development

1st Edition - January 1, 1980

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  • Author: Charles V. Kidd
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483154251

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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.

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    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




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  • No. of pages: 196
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1980
  • Published: January 1, 1980
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483154251

About the Author

Charles V. Kidd

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