TITLE

Got Skill?

AUTHOR(S)
Dejong, Colleen
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Aug99, Vol. 111 Issue 8, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Deals with the lack of skilled labor in automobile industry. Information on the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC), an action group which established to create a skill assessment program for the automotive industry; Action plans of MSSC; Involvement of union organizations in the implementation of a skills standards training and testing entity. INSETS: Cyber Tools;Really?.
ACCESSION #
2183390

 

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