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2013; World Bank, 2012). As an additional example, programs carried out in multina- tional corporations need to conceptualize, measure, and develop skills in an inter- national, multilingual, and cross-cultural context. However, even when skills de- velopment activities and the purview of stakeholders do not cross national lines, the people, products, and services affected by skills development efforts do. Interna- tional coordination on skill definitions and standards is not only an emerging and im- portant frontier for groups like the United Nations and World Bank, it is also an im- portant frontier for I-O psychology. We hope that this article has provided some insight into the challenges and dy- namics of international skills development. In particular, hopefully it has provided a useful window into how the nature of and needs for information about work can vary according to the purposes of various inter- national stakeholders. In closing, we want to thank the Professional Qualifications Authority and the Ministry of Transport of the People’s Republic of China for the opportunity to learn about their innovative work and for their generous hospitality. References Department of Transportation. (2014). U.S.-Chi- na Transportation Forum. Retrieved from tional-policy-and-trade/us-china-transporta- tion-forum European Commission. (2008). Explaining the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning. Retrieved from http:// 74 chexp_en.pdf International Monetary Fund. (2014, October). World economic outlook database. Retrieved from Ministry of Transport. (2013, June 14). In- terview with Director General Shen Shao- jun. Retrieved from cn/zizhan/zhishuJG/zhiyezigezhongxin/ guanlipindao/ gongzuodongtai/201306/ t20130614_1433033.html Morgeson, F. P. & Dierdorff, E. C. (2011). Work analysis: From technique to theory. In S. Ze- deck (Ed.), APA handbook of industrial and organizational psychology: Vol. 2 - Selecting and developing members for the organization (pp. 3–41). Washington DC: American Psycho- logical Association. National Center for O*NET Development. (2014). O*NET work activities project techni- cal report. Retrieved from http://www.onet- OECD (Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development) & World Bank. (2013). Indicators of skills for employment and pro- ductivity: A conceptual frameworks and ap- proach for low-income countries. Retrieved from pdf/view/352/ The Economist. (2014, September 6). After the float: The Chinese e-commerce firm faces growing competition. The Economist. Retrieved from ness/21615597-chinese-e-commerce-firm-fac- es-growing-competition-after-float United States Energy Information Administra- tion. (2014, May). China promotes both fuel efficiency and alternative fuel-vehicles to curb growing oil use. Retrieved from http://www. World Bank. (2012). The right skills for the job?: Rethinking training policies for workers. Washington, DC: Author. doi: 10.1596/978-0- 8213-8714-6 January 2015, Volume 52, Number 3