ERIC Number: ED058412
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Nov
Reference Count: 0
Manpower Research Visibility.
Rathbun, Donald L., Ed.; Burwell, Anne, Ed.
These five research reviews should be useful to educators concerned with developing and improving vocational education programs. Reviews include: (1) Four longitudinal studies of labor market experience conducted by The Ohio State University Center for Human Resource Research, concerning young men 14-24, young women 14-24, men 45-59, and women 30-44, (2) "Hiring Standards and Job Performance," a study from New York University with implications for working to change unrealistic hiring standards, (3) "Employment Manpower Planning and Forecasting," which, on the basis of experience in Minnesota, develops some basic guidelines for manpower planning by individual firms, (4) "An Optimum Training System in Apprenticeable Occupations," from Purdue University which provides a comprehensive guide and model for comparison with existing programs, and (5) "The Training System in The Pipe Trades," a comprehensive occupational report by Purdue University researchers with application to many areas of vocational-technical education. "Frankly Speaking," an editorial, is devoted to the need for human resources development. A bibliography and ordering information for cited materials are included. (JS)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Vocational Association, Inc., Washington, DC.