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Energy and Human Resource Development in Developing Countries

Towards Effective Localization


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. William Hickey
    Pages 35-69
  3. William Hickey
    Pages 101-114
  4. William Hickey
    Pages 139-162
  5. William Hickey
    Pages 163-218
  6. William Hickey
    Pages 219-240
  7. William Hickey
    Pages 241-251
  8. William Hickey
    Pages 253-282
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 283-305

About this book


This book is about engaging and empowering people through their own domestic resources, by using upstream energy to create larger downstream employment opportunities. Incorporating sustainability, resource enhancement, and energy responsibility can generate awareness and better utilization of the resources and reduce reliance on foreign aid and economic development programs, which reinforce a North/ South consumption-based economy rather than empower the localized population.

The author proposes a new paradigm of employee development, localized engagement, and empowerment for resource-rich developing Asian countries, based on the utilization and upbraiding of their resources in-situ. Here scholars, policymakers, and investors will find that human resource development (HRD) can structure constructive change through criterion-based education and reap economic prosperity.


energy human resource development human resources Endogenous Growth Economics International Finance Localization Fossil Fuels Global Warming China

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Toplis Energy (Toplis and Associates)JakartaIndonesia

About the authors

Dr. William Hickey is Associate Professor of Human Resource Management and International Business and two-time former Fulbright professor for Human Resource Development and Energy. He has worked internationally researching and teaching HRD and IB in the areas of localization, talent development, local sourcing, benchmarking, and human resource audits/ evaluation for upstream energy projects.

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