Strange things happen at sea: training and new technology in a multi-billion global industry

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Sampson, Helen; Tang, Lijun;

It is not unusual to find that employers operating in low-pay sectors are reluctant to provide vocational training. Frequently they fear benefitting competitors as better-skilled employees command a more competitive position in the labour market and may choose to leave ... View more
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