- Future workforce. Goldberg, Beverly // Executive Excellence;Dec97, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p4
Discusses the importance of training and retraining employees to meet the demands of jobs that will need to be filled in the 21st century. Amount invested by major companies in employee training programs; Need for lifelong learning to become part of the culture.
- Get the head-nod and it won't happen. Hatfield, David // Inside Tucson Business;7/25/2005, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p4
Features views of the author on the lack of knowledge of employees on what they are doing. Recollection of the author of his unpleasant experience with a dry cleaner; Concern of the author on the lack of proper training of employees to do their job; Factors which contributed to the lack of...
- Maximize Training Dollars. Dotson, Connie // Quality;Jun2002, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p8
Discusses suggestions to manufacturers to increase the rewards on workforce training investment. U.S. companies' budget for formal training; Number one mistake made by companies when they set up training programs; Suggestion before assigning employees to a particular training course.
- High-tech, low-tech methods can help cut costs for training. McClure, Ian // Crain's Detroit Business;4/28/2003, Vol. 19 Issue 17, p12
This article reports that managers of Wayne, Michigan-based Three Star Trucking Co. needed employee training to cost less and take up less time, but they didn't want the quality to slip.With the decrease in training budgets, local companies are looking for way to keep employee skills up to date...
- High skills: the problem of excellence. Grugulis, Irena // People Management;7/11/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 14, p57
Discusses the lack of resources for training and development due the focus of British companies on short-term solutions. Types of industries conceived to be immune from short-term competitive pressures; Information on human resource practices which worked against the idea of a good training and...
- Effective training-functions management through a better understanding of its relationship to the product life cycle. Souerwine, Andrew; Schnidman, Ava A. // Management Review;Jan84, Vol. 73 Issue 1, p55
Advises executives on establishing training-function management programs through a better understanding of its relationship to the product life cycle. Shifts in the types and volume of training activities; Changes in the size and quality of staff; Importance of gaining an understanding of the...
- Feet-on-the-Floor Guidelines for Using Technology in Training. Steele, Judith H. // Training & Development Journal;Sep84, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p22
Presents guidelines for investing in training technology. Training needs assessment; Types of training technology; Measurement of the technology's effectiveness.
- The Science of Developing Technical Training. Holden, Stanley J. // Training & Development Journal;Sep84, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p35
Presents a scientific method for developing a training program. Needs and tasks analysis; Management of training information; Technical review process.
- Research Capsules. // Training & Development Journal;Apr87, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p82
Presents information on various researches conducted on employee training. Determination of the support of top management to various types of training methods; Examination of the feasibility of integrating employer-specific education-for-work capabilities into public service vocational...