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1st Edition

Developing the Workforce in an Emerging Economy
The Case of Indonesia

ISBN 9780367494094
Published April 29, 2022 by Routledge
206 Pages 2 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This edited volume examines how forces of globalization, demographic and technological change are manifested and accommodated in an emerging economy such as Indonesia, which has a large workforce pool.

Using the human resource development framework, the book explains the opportunities and challenges in developing human capabilities to support current and future living standards. It looks at human development challenges across the spectrum of workforce skills and across the spectrum of formal and informal labour markets. Through the case study on Indonesia, this book presents many of the features and issues that are present in emerging economies as they grapple with human resource development in the globalized and networked era.

This book will appeal to researchers and policy makers working in the areas of human resource and economic development.

Table of Contents

1. The Challenges of Human Resource Development in Indonesia

John Burgess, Kantha Dayaram, Linda Lambey and Tri Wulida Afrianty

2. The 4IR and the Challenges for Developing Economies

Desmond Tutu Ayentimi

3. Workforce Planning and Development in Emerging Economies: A Holistic Approach for Sustainable Development

Verma Prikshat, Subas P. Dhakal and Alan Nankervis

4. Building a Sustainable Rural Workforce in Indonesia

Bulan Prabawani and Hari Susanta Nugraha

5. Skills Development and Challenges for Regional Women

Endah Prihatiningtyastuti, Kantha Dayaram and John Burgess

6. Women’s Role in Water Management: A Tale of Two Villages

Endah Prihatiningtyastuti, Kantha Dayaram and John Burgess

7. Power Relationships and Capacity Building in the Informal Economy: The Case of Indonesian Traditional Banana Supply Chains

Ernita Obeth and Bella Butler

8. Examining Entrepreneurship and the Big Five Personality Traits in an Indonesian Context

Sujarwoto Sujarwoto

9. Graduate Work-readiness in Indonesia: Challenges and Opportunities

Soegeng Priyono and Alan Nankervis

10. The Challenging Road to World-class University Status: Higher Education in Eastern Indonesia

Elni Jeini Usoh

11. Skill Development of Professional Accountants in the Digital Economy

Linda Lambey

12. Human Resource Development in the Indonesian Public Sector

Cyti Daniela Aruan and Kantha Dayaram

13. Travel and Tourism Workforce Planning and Development for Sustainable Development in Indonesia

Subas P. Dhakal and Saskia P. Tjokro

14. Addressing Human Resource Development Challenges in Indonesia

John Burgess, Kantha Dayaram, Linda Lambey and Tri Walida Afrianty

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Kantha Dayaram is Associate Professor of Human Resource Management and Employment Relations at Curtin University. Her research publications are in labour relations, the aging workforce and women’s work participation. Her research interests are in labour regulation, health and well-being and policy development.

Linda Lambey is Senior Lecturer in Management and Accounting at the University of Sam Ratulangi, Manado. She completed her PhD in Human Resource Management at the University of Newcastle, Australia. Her primary research interests include international human resource management, organizational behaviour, gender development, and higher education.

John Burgess is Professor of Human Resource Management, RMIT University Melbourne. Previous Professorial appointments at Curtin University and the University of Newcastle. Research publications are in human resource management, industrial relations, labour market analysis, and labour regulation. His research interests include transitional labour markets; digital technology and the future of work; and working time and well-being.

Tri Wulida Afrianty is Lecturer at Department of Business Administration in the Faculty of Administrative Science at University of Brawijaya, Indonesia. She received her PhD from the School of Management, Curtin University, Australia. Her research interests include international human resource management (IHRM), and human resource management (HRM) in Indonesia, and more recently work-family issues and women entrepreneurship.