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Explaining the economic success of Singapore: the developmental worker as the missing link

Author: Sung, Johnny Publisher: Edward Elgar , 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 202 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 184376329XType of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Explaining the Economic Success of Singapore The Development Worker as the Missing Link Contents Acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. Competing theories of economic development in the social sciences ­ the dichotomy of market vs the state 3. Singapore as a developmental state: workforce development and the emergence of the `developmental worker' 4. The theoretical considerations of the developmental worker model 5. Singapore as a developmental state: nation building, social engineering and workforce development 6. The developmental worker ­ the interpretive understanding process and its impact on the worker­state relationship 7. The developmental worker ­ values and beliefs 8. Conclusions Appendix A. The in-depth interviews Appendix B. The Workers' Values and Beliefs Survey (WVBS) Appendix C. Abbreviations for workers' values and beliefs Bibliography Index vï 1 11 47 76 89 108 136 168 175 177 180 182 194

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