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ERIC Number: ED018644
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 80
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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AUTOMATION--THE THREAT AND THE PROMISE, THE ROLE OF THE COUNSELOR IN THE MANPOWER REVOLUTION.
DIEBOLD, JOHN; AND OTHERS
THREE OF THE PRESENTATIONS AT THE ASSOCIATION'S 1963 WORKSHOP, IN ADDITION TO A FOURTH PAPER COMMISSIONED TO ROUND OUT THE DISCUSSION, WERE SELECTED FOR PUBLICATION. THEY ARE CONCERNED WITH AUTOMATION AS A FORCE INFLUENCING WORK AND MANPOWER. THE PRESENTATIONS WERE (1) "IMPLICATIONS OF CYBERNETICS," BY JOHN DIEBOLD, IN WHICH THE AUTHOR DESCRIBES ACTUAL TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGES, SHOWS THAT TECHNOLOGY IS THE AGENT FOR SOCIAL CHANGE, AND RECOMMENDS GIVING HIGH LEVEL ATTENTION TO THE HUMAN AND SOCIAL PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH TECHNOLOGY, (2) "LABOR'S VIEW OF AUTOMATION," BY CARL WINN, IN WHICH THE AUTHOR PROPOSED COLLECTIVE BARGAINING TO FACILITATE THE ORDERLY INTRODUCTION OF AUTOMATION AND PROVIDE STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND AUTOMATION COSTS AND BENEFITS, AND A STABLE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC STRUCTURE PROVIDING WORK FOR EVERYONE WHO WANTS TO WORK, (3) "SOCIAL EFFECTS OF AUTOMATION," BY EDWARD GROSS, IN WHICH IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT GUIDANCE COUNSELORS NOT ONLY COUNSEL INDIVIDUALS BUT SOCIETY ITSELF SO THAT THE ADVERSE SOCIAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF AUTOMATION CAN BE MINIMIZED, AND (4) "TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE AND VOCATIONAL COUNSELING," BY JOSEPH SAMLER, IN WHICH THE THREAT AND PROMISE OF TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE, THE EMERGING LABOR FORCE, AND THE EMERGING COUNSELING PROBLEMS ARE DISCUSSED. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR $1.00 FROM NATIONAL VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE ASSOCIATION, 1605 NEW HAMPSHIRE AVENUE, N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C. 20009. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: National Vocational Guidance Association, Washington, DC.; Twin City Vocational Guidance Association, St. Paul - Minneapolis, Minn.
Identifiers: Manpower Development and Training Act