Social policy as a prerequisite for developing intellectual components of human potential
The relevance of the topic under study is that the priorities as for European integration defined by Ukraine determine high demand for significant social and political transformations in order to implement relevant social standards and approaches to their observance, based on building partnerships between authorities and society or business. The basis of these reforms should be such a social policy that will create real conditions for formation and provision of European level of social standards for developing human potential and its intellectual components in the context of knowledge economy formation. On the one hand, actualization of this task in Ukraine is not simple because of a complex of unresolved internal conflicts that cause significant expenses for urgent needs. On the other hand, modern globalization challenges are rapidly changing the system of society's expectations from contemporary social policy, that is, traditional models and approaches must be combined with fundamentally new ones. The subject of the study is theoretical and methodological aspects of social policy and development of intellectual component of human potential.
Purpose. The purpose is to study social policy content relevant to modern Ukraine as a prerequisite for developing intellectual components of human potential.
Design/methodology/approach. Theoretical and methodological basis of the research is works of domestic and foreign scientists, aimed at studying current problems of social policy and ways of their resolving, systemic and procedural approaches, functional-target and abstract-logical methods.
Research limitations/implications. The scientific significance consists in the study of essence and basic components of social policy and the substantiation of its influence on the development of intellectual components of human potential.
Findings. It is defined that actual vector of social policy is the desire to create conditions for accumulation and rational use of intellectual components of human potential, since combination of stimulating, protective and regulatory roles of social policy can provide a decent level and quality of life, prevent risks of losing valuable assets of human potential or its inefficient use and growth of economics in general.
Originality/value. There has been proved the difficulty of solving the task for Ukraine to develop its own / adapted model of social policy, which must simultaneously actualize functions of compensation, support, protection and promotion of progressive social dynamics. The main directions within the framework of this social policy vector, which should be implemented mainly in the environment of cross-cutting of educational sphere and labor market, are substantiated, at all stages of chosing vocational and educational trajectories through promoting state and households’ awareness of responsibility for current investments’ direction and business’s responsibility for conditions of human capital usage.
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