Human resource development in the information age : the cases of Singapore and Malaysia

Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization/2002

当館請求記号:EL97-B7


目次


CONTENTS

  • Preface
  • Contributors
  • Part I
    Singapore
    • Chapter 1
      Labour Market in a Knowledge-based Economy : The Case of Singapore
      Hank Lim
      • 1
        Introduction
        1
      • 2
        Characteristics of a Knowledge-based Economy
        2
      • 3
        Globalisation and Domestic Structural Changes
        6
      • 4
        Changes in the Labour Market
        11
      • 5
        The Implications of a Knowledge-based Economy on the Labour Market
        19
      • 6
        Policy and Institutional Changes in Response to Expected Changes in Labour Market
        29
      • 7
        Conclusion
        39
    • Chapter 2
      Educational Development in the Information Age The Case of Singapore
      Michael Dale Williams
      • 1
        Introduction
        43
      • 2
        Goals of the Singapore Educational System
        44
      • 3
        ICT Schools Before 1996
        47
      • 4
        IT Masterplan for Education
        48
      • 5
        Implementation of the Masterplan
        50
      • 6
        ICT Education in Higher Education
        59
      • 7
        Looking Ahead : Trends in Singapore
        62
      • 8
        Problems and Prospects of Educational Development
        70
      • 9
        Conclusion
        74
    • Chapter 3
      Manpower Development in the Digital Economy : The Case of Singapore
      Wong Poh Kam
      • 1
        Introduction
        79
      • 2
        Overview of Singapore's Growing Digital Economy
        80
      • 3
        ICT Manpower Development in Singapore
        82
      • 4
        ICT Manpower Development : The Influence of Public Policies
        88
      • 5
        Emerging Challenges and Policy Responses
        91
      • 6
        Emerging Policy Response : The Infocomm 21 Masterplan
        93
      • 7
        ICT Manpower Development Challenges and Issues
        103
  • Part 2
    Malaysia
    • Chapter 4
      Labour Market in a Knowledge-based Economy : The Case of Malaysia
      Shankaran Nambiar
      • 1
        Introduction
        123
      • 2
        Development of a Knowledge-based Economy
        124
      • 3
        The Changing Labour Market and ICT
        130
      • 4
        ICT, Structural Changes in Industry and Labour
        142
      • 5
        Knowledge, the K-economy and the Government's Role
        166
      • 6
        Conclusion
        172
    • Chapter 5
      Educational Development in the Information Age : The Case of Malaysia
      Norrizan Razali
      • 1
        Introduction
        177
      • 2
        Policies and Objectives
        177
      • 3
        Various Initiatives
        178
      • 4
        Plans for Future Development of Education in Light of the Information Age
        196
      • 5
        Future Challenges in the Educational Development for the Information Age
        199
    • Chapter 6
      Manpower Development in a Knowledge-based Economy : The Case of Malaysia
      Chun Kwong Han
      • 1
        Introduction
        207
      • 2
        The ICT Context
        208
      • 3
        Knowledge Worker Development-Current Status
        213
      • 4
        Issues and Challenges
        223
      • 5
        Future Directions and Recommendations
        224
      • 6
        Conclusion
        228
  • Part 3
    Japan
    • Chapter 7
      Japan's International Cooperation in Information and Communications Technology
      Minoru Makishima
      • 1
        Introduction
        233
      • 2
        Characteristics of Japan's ODA
        237
      • 3
        Japanese Technical Cooperation with Singapore
        240
      • 4
        Japanese Technical Cooperation with Malaysia
        245
      • 5
        Evaluation of Technical Cooperation
        248
      • 6
        Regional Cooperation and Global Cooperation
        249
      • 7
        Educational Cooperation
        257
      • 8
        Conclusion
        262