1. The Promise ; 2. The New Competition ; 3. What Knowledge Economy? ; 4. War for Talent ; 5. The Science of Gut Feelings ; 6. Players and Purists ; 7. Picking Winners ; 8. The Mismanagement of Talent ; 9. The Great Training Robbery
Phillip Brown is a Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University. He is author of a number of books, including High Skills: Globalization, Competitiveness, and Skill Formation (OUP 2001). Anthony Hesketh is a Lecturer at Lancaster University Management School.
not an easy read but a very worthwhile one ... if you want to seriously think through the long-term implications of our current recruitment approaches, and how we might create better, fairer, more productive and fulfilling organisations and societies in the West for our offspring to work and live in, then give this a read. People Management