2009

International Perspectives on Competence in the Workplace

Implications for Research, Policy and Practice

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-8753-0 (Print) 978-1-4020-8754-7 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Competence in the Workplace: A Focus on Industry and Vocational Education

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-20

      Understanding of Work: The Basis for Competence Development

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      Pages 21-32

      Exploring Opportunities for Collaborative Linkages in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) Sector

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      Pages 33-54

      Workplace Competence: Integrating Social and Personal Perspectives

  3. Competence in the Workplace: A Focus on Schools and Colleges

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 55-55

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      Pages 57-85

      The Changing Context of Business Education: Competency Requirements for the New Paradigm

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      Pages 87-99

      Professional Competencies: Perspectives and Challenges for the Tertiary Sector

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      Pages 101-119

      Employers' Perceptions of Graduate Outcomes: A Case Study of a Private College in Shanghai

  4. Competence in the Workplace: A Focus on Small Business and Companies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 121-121

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      Pages 123-137

      Workplace Trainers in Enterprises: Merging and Emerging Areas of Practice

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      Pages 139-157

      Developing Entrepreneurial Competencies Through Dilemma Reconciliation

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      Pages 159-181

      Learning Environments of Employees in Knowledge-Intensive Company Units

  5. Competence in the Workplace: A Focus on University and Global Contexts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 183-183

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      Pages 185-197

      Intercultural Knowledge Management: A Competency Model for the Repatriation of Expatriates in the Asia-Pacific

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      Pages 199-211

      Local Needs, Global Contexts: Innovation and Excellence in Teaching in the Modern University

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      Pages 213-230

      Demands for Intercultural Communicative Competence in Working Life

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      Pages 231-235

      Conclusion

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 237-244