ERIC Number: ED038608
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., Washington, DC.
This survey investigated what employers are doing to meet training needs (definite job skills and abilities) among rank and file employees and first line management. Data were obtained from executives on the panel of the Personnel Policies Forum (PPF). Some major findings were: (1) both formal and informal training for ordinary employees and first line supervisors are used by about 3/4 of PPF panel companies; (2) in almost half of PPF companies, final responsibility for conducting programs rests with staff exclusively; (3) 70% of the personnel executives said job training is given on company time only; (4) the most successful training methods and aids are on the job training, group conferences, films, written materials, slide projectors, and television; (5) about 1/3 of PPF companies use programed instruction and more than 1/3 have formal apprenticeship programs; (6) on the job training is the chief method used with production, office and clerical, sales, and management personnel; about 70% of PPF companies have formal training evaluation programs; (7) actual teaching is done by first line management in almost 60% of the companies. (The document includes PPF panel members, PPF publications, and 11 tables.) (LY)
Descriptors: Administrators, Educational Media, Educational Needs, Evaluation Methods, Industrial Personnel, Industrial Training, Program Evaluation, Programed Instruction, Specialists, Surveys, Testing, Training Methods
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Authoring Institution: Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., Washington, DC.
Note: Survey No. 88