Job complexity and skill developments in the workplace

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Author: Russo, Giovanni


[The author] investigates the relationship between job complexity and skills development of adult workers in Europe using the [European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training] Cedefop European Skills and Jobs Survey (ESJS). The results suggest that challenging workplaces, workplaces introducing various types of innovative products, technologies and production processes, support workers' skills developments through their positive impact on the degree of job complexity. Increasing the degree of job complexity has positive and robust effects on the degree of skill development and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Workforce development; Employment; Career development

Keywords: Skill development; Workplace learning; Employees; European Union

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: [Thessaloniki, Greece]: Cedefop and IZA, 2015

Physical description: [30] p.

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Date: 2015

Place: Thessaloniki, Greece

Papers from the CEDEFOP/IZA Workshop on Skills and Skill Mismatch may be found at:

Resource type: Conference

Call number: TD/TNC 123.170

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