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ERIC Number: ED014631
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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Reference Count: 0
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MANAGERIAL AND SUPERVISORY EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY IN PENNSYLVANIA (AND) SURVEY REPORT OF MANAGERIAL AND SUPERVISORY EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY IN PENNSYLVANIA.
DUBIN, SAMUEL S.; AND OTHERS
TO DETERMINE TRAINING NEEDS OF MANAGERIAL AND SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL IN PENNSYLVANIA BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY AND TO RECOMMEND METHODS OF MEETING THESE NEEDS, 3,620 TOP AND MIDDLE MANAGERS AND FIRST-LINE SUPERVISORS FROM 250 COMPANIES COMPLETED QUESTIONNAIRES. DATA ON COURSES NEEDED, EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND PLANS, KIND OF UPDATING USED, EDUCATIONAL MEDIA PREFERRED, COMPANY SIZE, AND COMPANY ATTITUDES TOWARD EDUCATION WERE SUPPLIED. TOP MANAGERS MOST NEEDED COURSES IN COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, MIDDLE MANAGERS IN WORKING WITH INDIVIDUALS, AND SUPERVISORS IN FUNDAMENTALS OF SUPERVISION. BOTH MIDDLE MANAGERS AND SUPERVISORS KEPT UP TO DATE THROUGH INFORMAL DISCUSSIONS AND FAVORED PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION AND CORRESPONDENCE COURSES AFTER FORMAL CLASSES. MIDDLE MANAGERS USED WORKSHOPS OR SEMINARS, SUPERVISORS USED INSERVICE COURSES. IT WAS RECOMMENDED (1) THAT UNIVERSITIES OFFER PROGRAMS IN HUMAN RELATIONS, COMMUNICATION, AND MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT IN LOCATIONS CONVENIENT TO BUSINESS AND PROVIDE PROGRAMED AND CORRESPONDENCE COURSES AND EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION, (2) THAT BUSINESS ENCOURAGE EMPLOYEES STUDY AND INCREASE INSERVICE PROGRAMS, AND (3) THAT EMPLOYEES BE AWARE OF EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROVIDED BY COMPANIES AND SELECT APPROPRIATE EDUCATIONZATIONAL MEDIA. (DOCUMENT INCLUDES TABLES AND THREE QUESTIONNAIRES.) THE DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY PARK, PA., 252P. (AJ)
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Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park.
Identifiers: PENNSYLVANIA; PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY