Circuit breakers

Welch, Jilly
June 1998
People Management;6/25/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 13, p52
Compares the approaches that information technology companies in Great Britain and in the United States are taking to end the skills shortages in the industry. Two computer calamities; Comments from Gordon Ewan of the Information Technology National Training Organisation; Details on skills shortages; Organizations that took up residence at campuses in Great Britain to offer undergraduate modules in their particular programming languages. INSET: A macho culture meets its match.


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