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Concerns for Skills Shortages in the 21st Century: A Review into the Construction Industry, Australia

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Medium: journal article
Language(s): en 
Published in: Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building, , n. 1, v. 7
Page(s): 45-54
DOI: 10.5130/ajceb.v7i1.2977
Abstract:

The Australian Construction Industry is now facing skills shortages in all trades. As an industry focused on the skill of its workforce, there is now concern the Australian standard in quality, workmanship, and productivity will inhibit both at national and international level.This research paper addresses the underlying, influential factors concerning skills shortages in the Australian construction industry. The influential factors addressed include funding, training statistics, employer expectations, financial limitations, Industrial Relations and immigration. Given the reference to skills shortages within the industry, and documented in related literature, if skills shortages are to continue to exist, their effect will impact upon the overall performance of construction companies throughout Australia.

Structurae cannot make the full text of this publication available at this time. The full text can be accessed through the publisher via the DOI: 10.5130/ajceb.v7i1.2977.
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    05/08/2019
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    05/08/2019