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Title:
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY REQUIREMENTS REGARDING BEHAVIORAL COGNITIVE SKILLS AND THEIR REFLECTION IN THE ACADEMIC CURRICULUM

Authors:
Lavy, I.; Yadin, A.

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Management Information Systems Department, the Max Stern Yezreel Valley College, ISRAEL

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I., Lavy, and Yadin A. "INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY REQUIREMENTS REGARDING BEHAVIORAL COGNITIVE SKILLS AND THEIR REFLECTION IN THE ACADEMIC CURRICULUM." IJETSI, vol. 2, no. 1, 2017, pp. 518-534, ijetsi.org/more2017.php?id=44.
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I., L., & A., Y. (2017). INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY REQUIREMENTS REGARDING BEHAVIORAL COGNITIVE SKILLS AND THEIR REFLECTION IN THE ACADEMIC CURRICULUM. IJETSI, 2(1), 518-534. Retrieved from http://ijetsi.org/more2017.php?id=44
Chicago
I., Lavy, and Yadin A. "INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY REQUIREMENTS REGARDING BEHAVIORAL COGNITIVE SKILLS AND THEIR REFLECTION IN THE ACADEMIC CURRICULUM." IJETSI 2, no. 1 (2017), 518-534. http://ijetsi.org/more2017.php?id=44.

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Abstract:
During the last decade there is a growing concern that a large percentage of the Information Technology (IT) graduates are lacking significant behavioral cognitive skills (BCS) such as teamwork, intelligent decision making and communications. For effective functioning as IT employees, these skills are very important. In this study, we map the industry requirements as regards to BCS for suggesting modifications to the academic curriculum. 8000 IT jobs classified advertisements both in the USA and in Israel were examined and analyzed. The study revealed that human interaction skills were high on the demand list followed by common skills, task interaction were third and organization skills were the least requested.