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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