The human capital report 2015

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World Economic Forum
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Talent, not capital, will be the key factor linking innovation, competitiveness and growth in the 21st century. More than a third of employers globally reported facing difficulties in finding talent last year and nearly half expected talent shortages to have a negative impact on their business results. Yet the world's pool of latent talent is enormous. To unlock it, governments, business leaders, educational institutions and individuals must each understand better the global talent value chain. Business, in particular, must re-think its role as a consumer of 'ready-made' human capital to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Culture and society; Demographics; Employment; Teaching and learning; Qualifications; Quality; Outcomes; Participation; Youth; Workforce development

Keywords: Human capital; Educational level; Training; Attainment; Labour force participation; Unemployment

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: World Economic Forum, 2015

Physical description: v, 309 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 125.101

ISBN: 9295044495; 9789295044494

The human capital report 2016 is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 125.101.

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 122.935

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