Volume 21 2007

Competencies, Higher Education and Career in Japan and the Netherlands

ISBN: 978-1-4020-6043-4 (Print) 978-1-4020-6044-1 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-VI

  2. Background

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-23

      Introduction

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      Pages 25-48

      policies on the transition from higher education to employment since the 1990s

  3. Higher Education Experiences

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 49-49

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      Pages 51-76

      Competencies acquired at university and required in the workplace

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      Pages 77-95

      University and college differences in the returns to education in japan and the netherlands

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      Pages 97-127

      University education and its relevance to working life

  4. Transition and Professional Careers

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 129-129

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      Pages 131-147

      On the use and generation of knowledge economy competencies

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      Pages 149-164

      Influence of diversified employment on the initial career of higher education graduates

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      Pages 165-188

      Career and mobility in japan and the netherlands

  5. Values and Work Orientations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 189-189

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      Pages 191-210

      Japanese and dutch graduates’ work orientations and job satisfaction

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      Pages 211-224

      Individualism and collectivism

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      Pages 225-247

      Does Higher Education Provide Opportunities For Career Development Of Men And Women?

  6. Final Reflections

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 249-249

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      Pages 251-264

      The relationships between higher education and employment in japan and the netherlands

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 265-270