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ERIC Number: ED016814
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 53
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Reference Count: 0
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FIRST ANNUAL REPORT, 7-1-66 TO 5-31-67.
JAKUBAUSKAS, EDWARD B.
SUPPORTED BY A MANPOWER INSTITUTIONAL GRANT, THE CENTER'S PURPOSES WERE TO (1) CONDUCT BASIC MANPOWER RESEARCH OF REGIONAL AND NATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE, (2) DEVELOP A SUPPLY OF SCHOLARS IN MANPOWER, (3) UPDATE SKILLS OF SCHOLARS AND PRACTITIONERS THROUGH WORKSHOPS AND INSTITUTES, AND (4) DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN A CLEARINGHOUSE OF RESEARCH AND TO DISSEMINATE RESEARCH RESULTS. SIXTY COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES AGREED TO COOPERATE IN DEVELOPING RESEARCH AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN THE MANPOWER FIELD. A REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON HUMAN RESOURCE S DEVELOPMENT WAS HELD AND A SUMMER MANPOWER RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR UPGRADING THE SKILLS OF PARTICIPANTS INVOLVED IN MANPOWER RESEARCH WAS PLANNED. A REGIONAL CLEARINGHOUSE FOR MANPOWER PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH IN PROGRESS WAS STARTED AND A NUMBER OF RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS WERE DISSEMINATED. MAJOR RESEARCH ACTIVITIES WERE (1) A COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF THE HEALTH MANPOWER NEEDS OF NONMETROPOLITAN AREAS, FOCUSED UPON TRAINING, WORKING CONDITIONS, AND JOB RESTRUCTURING, (2) A STUDY OF THE COMPONENTS OF EFFECTIVE SUPERVISION, MANAGERIAL STYLES, AND OTHER INDUSTRY VARIABLES RELATED TO JOB SATISFACTION AND WORK EFFECTIVENESS, AND (3) A PERIODIC SURVEY OF JOB VACANCIES IN IOWA INDUSTRY DEVELOPED IN COOPERATION WITH STATE AGENCIES. FOUR GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS IN ECONOMICS AND TWO IN SOCIOLOGY WERE PROVIDED. DETAILED INFORMATION RELATIVE TO THE STAFF, RESEARCH ACTIVITIES, THE GRADUATE PROGRAM, AND PUBLICATIONS IS GIVEN. (EM)
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Authoring Institution: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.; Iowa State Univ. of Science and Technology, Ames.
Identifiers: IOWA