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Business models and their implications for skills

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The dominant political-economic narrative of our time is that, under conditions of global competition with low-wage economies able to undercut even efficient western firms, the only viable and sustainable route to competitiveness is to trade on high value-added goods and services and that these in turn require enhanced skills and knowledge. This kind of analysis finds echo and sustenance in the management literature concerning 'knowledge'. For example, in a much-cited observation, Stewart (19...

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Open University Business School
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ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) Publisher's website
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SKOPE Monograph
Place of publication:
http://www.skope.ox.ac.uk/publications
Publication date:
2008-01-01
ISSN:
1466-1535
Paper number:
11, October 2008
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English
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2010-07-30

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