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Human Resources Development In A Lagging Region


  • Zoltan Mezei

    () (PhD Scholar, University of Pecs, Saldo Plc, Hungary)

  • Peter Fodor

    () (Assistant Lecturer, University of Pecs, Hungary)


Saldo Plc. granted the opportunity in his application handed in 2008 to develop this training project of the regional key persons concerning 2 regions of Hungary (altogether 20 micro-region) with a most underprivileged situation. The project was coordinated by the National Public Employment Foundation (OFA) and subsided by the Labor-market Fund (without the withdrawal of an EU source), and it lasted from August 1, 2008 to February 28, 2010. The motto of the project was “we give nobody up”, for which the training of 1.045 persons came true in his framework, using 407 training days (2,442 training hours). The projects long-term aim (the successor of a hypotenuse) was: to contribute the modernizations of the regions public administration by the training of the organizations determining characters concerning the promotion of the organizations qualitative and productive function in the underprivileged areas. The direct, actual aim was formulated as the contribution of a high quality institutional system working on a standard by training the decision makers and business partners of the micro-region within closing the gap of the core competences and system approach.

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  • Zoltan Mezei & Peter Fodor, 2012. "Human Resources Development In A Lagging Region," Far East Journal of Psychology and Business, Far East Research Centre, vol. 7(5), pages 56-68, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:fej:articl:v:7c:y:2012:i:5:p:56-68

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    Human Resource Development; Micro-Regional Development; New Public Management.;

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    • M1 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration


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