Are skills shortages hitting German innovation?

November 2003
Outlook on Science Policy;Nov2003, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p110
Presents the results of a survey which revealed the difficulty of small and medium-sized enterprises to recruit qualified engineers in Germany, conducted by the German Association of Engineers. Impact of the lack of skilled engineers on research and development; Strategies of companies to counter the shortage of skilled engineers; Skill requirements for engineers.


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