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Business Models and their Implications for Skills

Storey, John and Salaman, Graeme (2008). Business Models and their Implications for Skills. ESRC SKOPE, Cardiff and Oxford.

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Abstract

The dominant political-economic narrative of our time is that, under conditions of global competition with low-wage economies able to undercut even efficient western firms, the only viable and sustainable route to competitiveness is to trade on high value-added goods and services and that these in turn require enhanced skills and knowledge. This kind of analysis finds echo and sustenance in the management literature concerning 'knowledge'. Drawing upon a series of case studies this monograph reveals a more varied and complex pattern of possibilities.

Item Type: Other
Copyright Holders: 2008 John Storey and Graeme Salaman
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetESRC (Economic and Social Research Council)
Not SetNot SetSKOPE
Academic Unit/Department: Open University Business School
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Item ID: 24824
Depositing User: John Storey
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2010 21:22
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2016 03:42
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/24824
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