Clear benefits of multi-skilling

Littlefield, David
March 1995
People Management;3/9/1995, Vol. 1 Issue 5, p37
Reports the benefits of multi-skilling initiative at Pilkington Glass Products' factories in St. Helens, Washington. Three main ways where the company decided to tackle its problems in 1991; Two factories where the company's float manufacturing was based; How the company extended the multi-skilling philosophy to administration staff; How the company helps motivate the workforce to learn.


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