Delbeco, Andre L.
January 1970
Training & Development Journal;Jan1970, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p32
Focuses on the use of the sensitivity training method in management development programs. Theoretical background; Training designs; Assumptions which underlie the design of the personal development laboratory; Evidence of laboratory training effectiveness.


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