Ferrari, Filippo (2011): Lo sviluppo delle competenze nei contesti precari.
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The article explores the relationship between flexibility and skills development: the initial hypothesis was that precariousness and flexibility had a negative correlation with the opportunity to develop professional skills. Rather surprisingly, in Italy it seems that being employed on contracts known as 'atypical' or fixed-term does not have a significant impact on participation in training activities, unlike other Western countries.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Lo sviluppo delle competenze nei contesti precari|
|English Title:||Skills development in precariousness: the dark side of flexibility?|
|Keywords:||skills; fixed-term contracts; flexibility|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J3 - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs > J31 - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
M - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting > M5 - Personnel Economics > M53 - Training
|Depositing User:||filippo ferrari|
|Date Deposited:||11. Sep 2011 18:28|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 10:14|
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