Leveraging Training: Skills Development in SMEs - An Analysis of Canterbury Region, New Zealand
AbstractAccess to training and the effective utilisation of skills in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) has long been an area of interest to public policy makers and economic development practitioners. SMEs often lack capabilities and infrastructure to make the most of their human capabilities – and as a consequence tend to have lower levels of training and skills development. It is against this back drop that the Department of Labour initiated this study with the OECD in conjunction with the Ministry of Economic Development, Tertiary Education Commission, Industry Training Federation and Business New Zealand. These organisations have a strong desire to see the results of the study feed into responses to help lift the performance of SMEs.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by OECD Publishing in its series OECD Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) Working Papers with number 2010/3.
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