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By Denis Fred Simon

In below thirty years, China has develop into a massive strength within the worldwide economic climate. One function of its speedy ascent has been an important growth of the country's technological know-how and expertise features, resulting in the emergence of a big and more and more well-educated expertise pool. but China reveals itself engaged in an inner debate as to if its complete strength could be realised. on the middle of this debate lie a few uncertainties surrounding the standard, volume and potent utilisation of China's S&T team. Written via major specialists within the box, this ebook is the 1st in 40 years to handle those serious concerns. construction on intriguing new examine and a plethora of finished statistical fabrics, its findings could have major coverage implications either for China and the overseas group, particularly when it comes to matters in relation to nationwide competitiveness and innovation power.

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The active members of its professional community are young when compared with their counterparts in the West – many being fresh out of school – so that they lack the concomitant experience of their peers abroad, especially in many leadership positions in the Chinese research system. 6 million young Chinese engineers, finance workers, accountants, quantitative analysts, generalists, life-science researchers, doctors, nurses, and support staff with up to seven years’ work experience are “employable” by MNCs.

1). And most existing students were forced to discontinue their studies and were sent to factories, the rural countryside, or army camps to atone for the sins of their minds; the same types of treatment were meted out to faculty members and staff. China’s colleges and universities reopened their doors in 1970, as Mao Zedong proclaimed in 1968 that “it is still necessary to have universities; here I refer mainly to those of science and engineering” (graduate education was not restored until 1977).

The size, quality, and utilization of a country’s human resources determine, to a great degree, its prevailing level of technological sophistication as well as its future technological trajectory. Under the broad umbrella of human resources, the role of scientific and technical personnel probably is the most critical; accordingly, the term – “human resources in science and technology” (HRST) – has become accepted internationally as one of the key metrics for assessing a nation’s real and potential technological strength(s).

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