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As with any organisation, good public sector performance rests with its staff: their capacities and skills, as well as the ability of the leadership to motivate staff to do their best in achieving organisational objectives.
Strategic human resource management allows governments to align their workforce with their goals. It enables governments to have the right number of people with the right skills at the right place. Such practices help governments increase efficiency, responsiveness and quality in service delivery.
The majority of OECD member countries have a central human resource management agency responsible for at least some key human resource management functions (see the country profiles for links to member countries’ central human resource management agency).
This report summarises the findings of a case study project on growing clean-tech cluster activity in the Negev region of Israel.
National and sub-national governments around the world are operating substantial policies to promote high-growth firms, that is, firms with the potential to grow rapidly in terms of turnover and employment over a short period of time, generally 3-5 years.
The Negev region has the potential to deliver real and tangible benefits for regional development, green growth and social inclusion. The report explains how the region can exploit its existing strenghts and competitive advantages, including a niche in research, demonstration and testing in renewable energies and water efficiency.
A successful transition towards a greener economy will create new opportunities for workers, but also new risks. The challenge for labour market and skill policies is to maximise the benefits for workers and help assure a fair sharing of adjustment costs, while also supporting broader green growth policies (e.g. by minimising skill bottlenecks).
The Jobs Potential of a Shift towards a low-carbon Economy” provides an in-depth analysis of how green growth will reshape labour markets. It also describes the role that labour market and skill policies can play in maximising the benefits of economic greening for workers
Il Centro OCSE LEED di Trento ha organizzato una tavola rotonda sul tema: “Sempre più divisi: Perché le disuguaglianze continuano a crescere”, venerdì 1 giugno 2012 alle ore 11:00.
The OECD LEED Trento Centre organised a round-table session on "Divided we stand: Why inequality keep rising", on Friday 1 June at 11.00 a.m., Trento (Italy).