Engineering, culture and competence

Ennals, Richard (1995) Engineering, culture and competence. In: Göranzon, Bo, (ed.) Skill, technology and enlightenment: on practical philosophy. London, U.K. : Springer-Verlag. pp. 265-272. ISBN 3540199209

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Abstract

This chapter considers engineering skills, their cultural context, and the extent to which they can be sustained and developed through an approach to education and training which is based on competence. It is argued that a broader approach is required, giving due attention to the tacit knowledge of the skilled worker and the culture of working life.

Item Type: Book Section
Physical Location: This book is held in stock at Kingston University Library.
Research Area: Philosophy
Education
Civil engineering
Business and management studies
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Business and Law
Faculty of Business and Law > Kingston Business School (Informatics and Operations Management) (until July 2013)
Depositing User: Richard Ennals
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2009 14:40
Last Modified: 02 Sep 2010 14:28
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/4154

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