Departments pledge to raise public-sector skills
- The soft skills are the hardest of all. Holbeche, Linda // Personnel Today;9/19/2006, p18
The article focuses on soft skills and discusses the reasons behind their ignorance by managers in Great Britain. The skills of relationship management and creativity build up soft skills. Managers favor hard skills over soft skills because they believe that hard strategic and analytical skills...
- SKILLS CRISIS IN AEROSPACE. // Professional Engineering;Nov2011, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p5
The article reports on the lack of qualified engineers which continued to be a big challenge in the engineering businesses in Great Britain.
- LIETUVOS VALSTYBÄ–S TARNAUTOJÅ² VADYBINÄ–S KOMPETENCIJOS. Butkevičienė, Eglė; Vaidelytė, Eglė // Viesoji Politika ir Administravimas;2009, Vol. 30, p68
Managerial competencies often emerge as one of the main factors that determine the success of an organization. Scholars have noticed that the damage caused by bad administration in the public sphere is often much more serious than that resulting from natural disasters. According to theorists and...
- Following the Feds. PASTERNAK, EDITOR, CEEL // HR Magazine;Mar94, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p18
Reports on actions related to Vice President Al Gore's initiative to streamline the federal government's operations. Report issued by the National Partnership Council; Revamp of the Office of Personnel Management's policies and procedures.
- IN WITH THE NEW. Sandlund, Chris // Entrepreneur;Sep2002, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p83
Presents guidelines on easing employee transition. Extension of welcome; Preparation of the employee workplace; Presentation of vision.
- Judge Government by how it helps the weakest. Nash, Ian // Workplace Learning & Skills Bulletin;Spring2011, Issue 11, p3
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including workplace learning, adult basic skills training in workplace and migrant workforces for economic prosperity.
- Power Up. // Community College Journal;Dec2014/Jan2015, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p19
The article reports on the 20-million dollars dedicated by energy firm Chevron Corp. to launch the Appalachia Partnership Initiative, an effort to boost workforce-development programs in 27 counties across rural southwestern Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia, and eastern Ohio.
- Talent Management: Issues of Focus and Fit. Garrow, Valerie; Hirsh, Wendy // Public Personnel Management;Winter2008, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p389
Talent management has dominated management literature for several years but organizations approach implementation in many different ways. This article suggests that the two key dimensions that require careful consideration are those of "focus" and "fit." "Focus" relies on a clear strategy for...
- Analysis of professional competencies in the Spanish public administration management. López Martínez, Pedro Ángel; Montaño Moreno, Juan José; Ballester Brage, Lluís // Revista de Psicologia del Trabajo y de Las Organizaciones;Aug2014, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p61
The present study aims to analyse the degree of importance civil servants in the Spanish Public Administration (SPA) attach to a set of twenty professional competencies, as well as to compare the level of managers' self-assessed competency and that of a reference population of managers. For this...