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Skills at work in the Highlands and Islands, 2006

Felstead, Alan and Green, F. 2008. Skills at work in the Highlands and Islands, 2006. Inverness: Highlands and Islands Enterprise,.

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Abstract

Examines the distribution of job skills among employees working in the Highlands and Islands. Analyses data from the British Skills Surveys, in particular that carried out in 2006. Explores workers' views on the skills they use at work. Focuses on distribution and trends in: broad skill measures including entry-level qualification; computer skills; generic skills such as communication; and employee task discretion. Examines workers' attitudes towards and experiences of skills acquisition. Investigates which groups of workers deploy which skills and to what extent. Makes comparisons between the Highlands and Islands, elsewhere in Scotland, and elsewhere in the UK. This report is a companion to the national 'Skills at work in Scotland' report, see B8086.

Item Type: Monograph (Other)
Date Type: Completion
Status: Published
Schools: Social Sciences (Includes Criminology and Education)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN1187 Scotland
Additional Information: B8918
Publisher: Highlands and Islands Enterprise,
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Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 03:34
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/22949

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