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Labor and human potential in innovative economy: problems of training and relevance

L.M. Nizova, E.A. Andreeva
80,00 Р

UDC 331.5  


L.M. Nizova is Dr.Sci. (Economics), Prof.: and E.A. Andreeva is Master student at Volga State University of Technologies e-mail:


Researched is theme of training labor and human potential for needs of innovative economy. The authors are convinced, that with development of globalization, development of new knowledge and technologies has intensified, both in the field of production and in business and in management system. The society is faced with the problem of growing speed of updating knowledge and technology, rapidly growing complexity of technical, technological, socio-economic and managerial processes. This intensification, in turn, entails equally increased demands on professional qualities of specialists and their ability to adapt in rapidly changing world in dynamic labor market. Western capitalism through the globalization model of economic and political development imposed by the West liberal value system, consumption (in the form of a kind of Western colonization of the world), made wide strides and penetrated deep into cultural and civilizational life of peoples of the whole world. All this significantly influenced the structure and requirements for training of specialists with higher education. With global capitalism, more stringent requirements for quantity and quality of training, qualifications, and flexibility of specialists in global economy, incl. national levels of its development, came to society. There were threats of continuous structural changes in economy. The related requirements for retraining and additional qualifications of specialists have increased. The question of lifelong education of adults was acute, as conditions for their demand in the labor market and development of this new dynamic economy. The purpose of the study is to conduct comparative monitoring of graduates of educational institutions and their employment in the context of different levels of education and territories (Russia, Volga Federal District, the Republic of Mari El). From critical positions in the article, challenges, problems, tasks and possible ways of developing the system of training specialists with higher education for innovative economy of Russia are formulated.

Key words: global and local economy, capitalism, human and labor potential, economic leaders, quality of education, labor market, globalization, education, unemployment, technology.



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