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Business Strategy and Skills in New Zealand

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  • Stevens, Philip

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    (Ministry of Economic Development, New Zealand)

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This paper summarises the results from two projects that investigated skills in New Zealand businesses. The first – The Impact of Skills on New Zealand Firms – combined three different surveys to investigate the availability of skills and skilled workers both within the firm and their ability to source them from the market. The second – Management Matters in New Zealand – benchmarked management practices in medium and large New Zealand manufacturers against their peers in 16 other countries.

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Paper provided by Ministry of Economic Development, New Zealand in its series Occasional Papers with number 12/3.

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Length: 73 pages
Date of creation: 01 May 2012
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Handle: RePEc:ris:nzmedo:2012_003

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Keywords: skill shortage; skill gap; firm performance; management capability; training;

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  1. Mok, Penny & Mason, Geoff & Stevens, Philip & Timmins, Jason, 2012. "A Good Worker is Hard to Find: Skills Shortages in New Zealand Firms," Occasional Papers 12/5, Ministry of Economic Development, New Zealand.

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