New regional agencies cast shadow over future of Tecs

Welch, Jilly
May 1998
People Management;5/28/1998, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p10
Presents information on the regional development agencies (RDAs), a central role in determining the skills and training needs of employees. Tec National Council network's role in developing employees' skills.


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