Problem-solving skills of the U.S. workforce and preparedness for job automation

January 13, 2019


  • Phyllis Cummins
  • Takashi Yamashita
  • Roberto J. Millar
  • Shalini Sahoo

Automation and advanced technologies have increased the need for a better understanding of the skills necessary to have a globally competitive workforce. This study used data from the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies to compare problem-solving skills in technology-rich environments among adults in South Korea, Germany, Singapore, Japan, Canada, Estonia, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Australia.

Adult Learning, 30(3), doi:10.1177/1045159518818407


  • Education
  • Technology
  • Workforce Issues