The hypothesis of a syndrome of conservatism on the regional labor market. A draft of the research on regional employees’ and employers’ attitudes towards the development of the professional competence in the region of kujawsko-pomorskie

Joanna Szalacha


The article presents some analytical outcomes of the sociological research that took place in June 2009 within companies in kujawsko-pomorski region. The research raised questions about professional training needs of companies and attitudes towards personal abilities, as well as professional development of the company staff. The research was completed by means of an internet poll among the staff of these companies. The article elaborates a hypothesis that there is a specific syndrome of conservatism towards market challenges and different issues of the human capital development. The syndrome concerns both companies and their staff, and can be dangerous for local economic


conservative attitude, employees’ capacities, labor market research, training needs


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Print ISSN: 1643-8175, Online ISSN: 2451-0955, DOI prefix: 10.19197, Principal Contact: