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Employers' expectations of the performance of construction graduates

@article{Davies1999EmployersEO,
  title={Employers' expectations of the performance of construction graduates},
  author={Hilary Davies and Josephine Csete and Lun-king. Poon},
  journal={International Journal of Engineering Education},
  year={1999},
  volume={15},
  pages={191-198}
}
This study describes the development and testing of a paired `customer satisfaction' survey used to determine the development of general skills by graduates from professionally accredited construction degree programmes. Graduates from professional courses are often described by employers as lacking in useful and instant fee-earning skills. This survey reveals the extent of differences in expectations and achievement of skills by graduates and their employers. Graduates are apparently not as ill… Expand

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