Managing It Skills Portfolios

Managing It Skills Portfolios

by Makoto Nakayama

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Overview

Managing It Skills Portfolios by Makoto Nakayama

Managing for IT skills is never easy at the firm level. Technologies change constantly and rapidly. The supply and demand of IT skills fluctuate. Firms do not have commonly recognized frameworks to manage IT skills of their workforce. A consistent taxonomy of IT skills is underdeveloped and used infrequently in industry. This book provides the basic vocabulary and managerial framework for managing strategically the IT workforce at the firm level. It also informs managers what tools and services are available to assess the skill levels of their IT workforce and job candidates. Finally, it gives different perspectives on managing IT skills - how individuals, HR managers, educators, and governments approach IT skills management.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591405153
Publisher: IGI Global
Publication date: 08/10/2011
Pages: 274
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacev
Chapter ISkills, Management of Skills, and IT Skills Requirements1
Chapter IIAn Approach for Managing an IT Skills Portfolio26
Chapter IIIChallenges for Managing IT Skills Portfolio for E-Business52
Chapter IVSkills and the Worker: Let's Get Real81
Chapter VOptimizing IT Skills Management Initiatives103
Chapter VIGovernment Involvement in Skills Issues126
Chapter VIIJapanese IT-Skill Dilemma150
Chapter VIIIEliminating the Weakest Link: Leveraging Human Capital with Strategic Alliances in IT Outsourcing Supply Chains176
Chapter IXAn Exploration of the Value of Information Systems Certification: The Perspective of the Human Resource Professional210
Chapter XExtreme Interviewing to Find Team Oriented Programmers232
About the Authors251
Index257

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