Skills audits: an integrative literature review


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Author: McGuire, David; McVicar, Orla; Tariq, Umm E. Habiba


Purpose: Skills audits represent an important vehicle for analysing and monitoring skills coverage across organisations and nations and identifying skills gaps and mismatches that exist. In so doing, they provide valuable data on the competitive positioning of organisations and nations and help determine priorities for investment. The purpose of this paper is to examine the use and prevalence of skills audits to improve individual, organisational and societal outcomes. Design/methodology/approach: Following the guidance of Torraco (2016), this paper takes the form of an integrative...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Outcomes; Research

Keywords: Literature review; Analysis; Skills audit; Skills mismatch; Skill needs; Skill analysis; Attainment

Published: Bradford, England: Emerald Publishing, 2023

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Journal volume: 55

Journal number: 1

Journal date: 2023

Pages: pp. 34-46

ISSN: 0019-7858

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Document number: TD/TNC 151.494

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