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100 1  Shin, Gi-Wook 
245 10 Global Talent :|bSkilled Labor As Social Capital in Korea 
264  1 Palo Alto :|bStanford University Press,|c2015 
264  4 |c©2015 
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490 1  Studies of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research
       Center Ser 
505 0  Intro -- Contents -- List of Figures, Maps, and Tables -- 
       Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1-Toward a New Model of 
       Engaging Skilled Foreigners -- Chapter 2-Foreign Students 
       in Korea -- Chapter 3-Korean Students Overseas -- Chapter 
       4-The Korean Diaspora -- Chapter 5-Expatriate Indians and 
       Korean Engineering -- Chapter 6-Toward a Global Korea -- 
       Notes -- Bibliography -- Index 
520    Global Talent seeks to examine the utility of skilled 
       foreigners beyond their human capital value by focusing on
       their social capital potential, especially their role as 
       transnational bridges between host and home countries. Gi-
       Wook Shin and Joon Nak Choi build on an emerging stream of
       research that conceptualizes global labor mobility as a 
       positive-sum game in which countries and businesses 
       benefit from building ties across geographic space, rather
       than the zero-sum game implied by the "global war for 
       talent" and "brain drain" metaphors. The book empirically 
       demonstrates its thesis by examination of the case of 
       Korea: a state archetypical of those that have been 
       embracing economic globalization while facing a 
       demographic crisis-and one where the dominant narrative on
       the recruitment of skilled foreigners is largely negative.
       It reveals the unique benefits that foreign students and 
       professionals can provide to Korea, by enhancing Korean 
       firms' competitiveness in the global marketplace and by 
       generating new jobs for Korean citizens rather than taking
       them away. As this research and its key findings are 
       relevant to other advanced societies that seek to utilize 
       skilled foreigners for economic development, the arguments
       made in this book offer insights that extend well beyond 
       the Korean experience 
588    Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other
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590    Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest 
       Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access 
       may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated 
       libraries 
650  0 Foreign workers -- Korea (South);Skilled labor -- Korea 
       (South);Social capital (Sociology) -- Korea (South);Human 
       capital -- Korea (South);Transnationalism -- Economic 
       aspects -- Korea (South);Globalization -- Economic aspects
       -- Korea (South) 
655  4 Electronic books 
700 1  Choi, Joon Nak 
700 1  Gi-Wook, Shin 
700 1  Joon, Choi 
776 08 |iPrint version:|aShin, Gi-Wook|tGlobal Talent : Skilled 
       Labor As Social Capital in Korea|dPalo Alto : Stanford 
       University Press,c2015|z9780804793490 
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