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    Socio-economic inequality in South Africa is due to the institutionalised ideological mismatch regarding labour and economic policy Economic growth is shaped by policy context and promoted most effectively when it is consistent with either liberal market or co-ordinated market ideal type varieties of Capitalism. Policy inconsistency dampers economic growth post-apartheid South Africa attempted to adopt a social-democratic and co-ordinated variety of Capitalism. This failed due to the adoption of

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    Part Time Work Essay

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    it affords them the flexibility in hours. This means therefore that businesses persue part-time workers because they cost less to employ. Students are ergo a rich source of labour because they are willing to accept the trade off of less income for more flexible hours to siut their study timetable (Furze et al. 2013:143). Labour market segregation theory further explains the drive for individuals to seek out a tertiary education in today’s modern society and the drive to up

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    Essay On Career Guidance

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    'Rapid economic and technological changes are pushing individuals to have several job transitions during their working lives. The model ‘one job for life’ is being replaced by careers with several job experiences and periods of learning or of family responsibilities. Lifelong guidance to support individuals in the management of their careers is increasingly important at any age and at any point in their lives:...' (ELGPN Guidance Toolkit) This is the opening statement from the 'European Lifelong

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    Human Resource Management and Migrant Labour

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    Human Resource Management and Migrant Labour Table of Contents: ‎ ‎1.‎ Introduction ‎ ‎2.‎ Literature Review ‎ ‎3.‎ Critical Analysis and Discussion ‎ ‎4.‎ Conclusion ‎ Introduction:‎ Migration in every country leads to a change in the labour market. Countries like UK ‎grant immigration rights to the large numbers of immigrants every year and openly allow ‎immigrations from citizens of their former colonies. The attitudes of a country towards ‎immigration vary greatly on the

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    modifications in Japanese companies. 2.2 Global Competition During the global competition age of the 1990’s, there was a reduction in the intake of freshmen as there was excessive labour. This compelled the managers to abandon the approach of lifetime employment. Employers started believing in outsourcing the labour from other manpower supply companies as it allowed them to control and manage the level of workforce according their requirements. 2.3 Current Situation To reduce costs, the perks

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    The Mincer Equation Framework

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    capital earnings function (Mincer, 1974) has become the ‘workhorse’ of empirical research into earnings determination (Lemieux, 2006, p.128), and continues to be frequently cited in the literature of labour economics (Teixeira, 2007, p.133). Mincer’s principal insight was to include potential labour market experience in his model, in addition to age and education, as a means to explain earnings by continued investment in human capital after the years of formal education. Human capital research has

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    Mexican women working in Mexican sweatshops have few other employment opportunities which has lead to them taking precarious work, she is wrong in her assertion that it is due to discrimination. While there may be discrimination in various areas of the labour market it does not adequately describe the “why and how” of the rise of women in precarious work. Instead, this paper will argue that it is the overall trend of efficient business to create precarious work and that it is simply the attempt to maximize

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    applicability of the probabilistic model of Harris-Todaro. In the Harris-Todaro model it was assumed that employment in the urban informal sector is a temporary resting point of the migrated labour force. Harris-Todaro model assumed that the migrating people actually target the formal job prevailing in the urban labour market. This point has been criticized by the author. Providing evidences the author has claimed that the migrating people of Delhi actually target the informal job markets. In support of

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    Labour Market Need

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    for these outcomes is a labour market need for migrant workers to fill jobs that indigenous workers reject (Fellini et al., 2007; Massey et al., 1998; Piore, 1979). However, this is not a spontaneous process and it is important to recognize the role played by labour market actors, particularly employers (or their agents) and the state (Bach, 2007; Rodriguez, 2004). Employers engage in active recruitment strategies to attract immigrant workers already in national labour markets or to recruit directly

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    though considered important , are not needed for a fulfilling life (Olah and Bernhardt 2008). The tertiary educated women in Sweden is seen to have higher rates of childlessness than others(Olah and Bernhardt 2008 Sweden observed highest female labour force participation in Europe and was considered as the major reason for the fertility decline in 60s and 80s in Sweden along with the post modern values and contraception use which provided more control over childbearing to the women(Olah and Bernhardt

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