International Employability: Stakeholder attitudes at an international university in Malaysia

Lucy Bailey; Gudrun Ingimundardottir, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

This paper critically examines conceptions of international employability. Drawing on a study of stakeholder views on the employability curriculum at the Malaysia campus of a British university, the p...

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Employer perspectives of the current and future value of STEM graduate skills and attributes: An Australian study

Gerry Rayner; Theo Papakonstantinou, Monash University

Graduate employability has become increasingly contentious as employers call for greater development, evaluation and benchmarking of student skills and capabilities in university courses. However, the...

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An integrative model for measuring graduates’ employability skills—A study in China

Wenping Su; Miao Zhang, Beihang University (BUAA); Kingston University

Employability is a key issue in graduates’ job-hunting, but little research has been done on that of the graduates in Chinese universities. These universities have been experiencing a decline in the...

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What Lessons Should We Learn From Valve’s Innovative Management Model?

Julian Birkinshaw, London Business School

Valve is a fascinating example of a company experimenting with a new way of working – one in which there are no traditional managers, and where employees are encouraged to take direct responsibility...

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Graduate Employability Skills: Differences between the Private and the Public Sector in South Africa

P Jonck; F van der Walt, Gauteng Provincial Government; Central University of Technology

The article reports on a comparison between the private and the public sector with reference to an evaluation of employability skills of graduates in a sample consisting of employers from the Mangaung...

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Validating an Employer Graduate-Employability Skills Questionnaire in the Faculty of Management Sciences

Petronella Jonck; Reneé Minnaar, Gauteng Provincial Government; Central University of Technology

The purpose of this paper was to identify the psychometric properties of a graduate employability skills questionnaire that was developed as part of a PhD study by De Jager (2004:157) for the Faculty ...

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