Focusing the Imbalance of Supply and Demand of Skills on the Job Market for Purchasers

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Abstract

Job advertisements of firms put emphasis on both hard and soft skills while universities mostly focus on teaching hard skills. This research reveals a substantial soft skills gap through an updated comparison of the purchasing and supply management requirements in international job advertisements and the learning objectives at universities.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 30th Annual Conference of Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)
Subtitle of host publicationPOM in Data Driven Smart Decision Making Era
Publication statusPublished - 2019
Event30th Annual Conference of Production and Operations Management Society (POMS): POM in Data Driven Smart Decision Making Era - Washington D. C., United States
Duration: 2 May 20196 May 2019
https://pomsmeetings.org/conf-2019/index.html

Conference

Conference30th Annual Conference of Production and Operations Management Society (POMS): POM in Data Driven Smart Decision Making Era
CountryUnited States
CityWashington D. C.
Period2/05/196/05/19
Internet address

Keywords

  • Purchasing and Supply Management
  • Job Advertisements
  • Learning Objectives

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous)

Fields of Expertise

  • Sonstiges

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