6.1 Introduction

In recent years different explanations of how labour markets operate have been proposed by a number of economists dissatisfied with neoclassical theory in general and its explanation for labour market disadvantage in particular. Some of these alternatives simply extend neoclassical models to include the effects of various institutional factors. Others, however, have sought to develop a new theoretical approach. All reject a predominantly competitive analysis and emphasise instead the fragment
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5.5.4 Evaluate the effectiveness of your strategy

Using the records in your Skills File, look back over your IT development work and think about how your decisions, and the facilities and constraints of your working environment influenced the way you tackled the task. How effective was your strategy in improving your IT skills? Identify what was and was not helpful in achieving your goals and outcomes, and assess how your own IT strengths and weaknesses contributed to this.

Evaluate your achievements against the criteria you establishe
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3.2 Converting to a percentage

Fractions and decimals can also be converted to percentages, by multiplying by 100%.

So, for example, 0.17, 0.3 and can be expressed as percentages as follows:

  0.17 × 100% = 17%;

  0.3 × 100% = 30%;

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4.3 Decimals

A decimal number is a different way of representing numbers smaller than one. You put them after a full stop (the decimal point), for instance 0.5. The first digit after the decimal point represents tenths. If you sliced a cake into 10 slices, each slice would be a tenth of the cake. So 0.5 is the same as saying 5 tenths, and can be written
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Learning Outcomes

After studying this course you should be able to:

  • understand what writing an assignment involves;
  • identify their strength and weaknesses;
  • consider the functions of essays and reports;
  • develop writing skills, whatever the stage they have reached.

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