TITLE

Common Sense Is Not Always Quite So Common

AUTHOR(S)
Kissler, Jim
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Gases & Welding Distributor;Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on issues regarding the common sense of employees in the gas and welding industry. Details on the basic philosophical requirements of job applicants; Means of evaluating employees; Significance of common sense on employee relations.
ACCESSION #
9690785

 

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