Strategic National Human Resource Development: The Case of the Duqm Special Economic Zone in Oman
Sarhan Harris Perrin 280121Entry ...
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AbstractResearch is increasingly acknowledging the pivotal role of national human resource development (NHRD) in economic development. There is a growing call to conduct research in country-specific contexts to further explore this concept and the factors that influence its outcomes. The concept differs from one country to another; therefore, many Human Resource Development (HRD) studies focus on one country. However, few have focused on the Middle East region, and there has been even less research on Oman. The aim here is to fill this research gap by evaluating information gathered from across the Duqm Special Economic Zone (DSEZ) in Oman and analyse Oman’s HRD practices. Specifically, the intent is to identify the gap in skillsets in Oman and to develop an NHRD model that is appropriate for the country’s economic requirements for national skills development.
CitationAl Zeidi, S., Harris, P., & Perrin, D. (2021). Strategic National Human Resource Development: The Case of the Duqm Special Economic Zone in Oman. In Harris, P., Bitonti, A., Fleisher, C.S., Skorkjær, & Binderkrantz, A. (Eds.) The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Interest Groups, Lobbying and Public Affairs (pp. 1-14). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-13895-0_210-2
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