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ERIC Number: ED026485
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Pages: 247
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An Interdisciplinary Approach to Manpower Research.
Palomba, Neil A., Ed.; Jakubauskas, Edward B., Ed.
To promote better quality research, application of research to action programs, and effective instruction in colleges and universities, a manpower research institute was held at Iowa State University, June 12-16, 1967. Major papers relating to research programs covered: (1) an interdisciplinary approach, (2) the U.S. Department of Labor programs, (3) the U.S. Office of Education programs, (4) programs in the hard-core ghetto, and (5) health programs. Speeches related to regional and area development covered: (1) multi-county functional economic areas, (2) program planning, (3) area vocational schools and community colleges, and (4) state research coordinating units. Topics related to psychological research were: (1) psychological theory and manpower, (2) psychological determinants of occupations, (3) organizational theory and manpower withdrawal, and (4) experimentation in organizational behavior. Discussion of sociological and anthropological research included: (1) changing conceptions of work, (2) the older citizen, and (3) the office as a new type of mass production factory. Methodology and research trend topics included: (1) using computers in searching for jobs and employees, (2) population surveys, (3) allied health manpower, and (4) research needs. Manpower research fellowships were awarded to 29 full-time college and university professors. (DM)
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Authoring Institution: Iowa State Univ. of Science and Technology, Ames. Industrial Relations Center.
Identifiers: Iowa; Iowa (Ames); Summer Manpower Research Institute