ERIC Number: ED160804
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Cost-Effective Position Management: A Training Program for Local VA Management.
Veterans Administration, Washington, DC. Office of Assistant Administrator for Personnel.
This course manual is intended for use in training Veterans Administration line managers and supervisors who have responsibility for work organization, position design, and manpower utilization. Contents are in five sections. Section I gives a brief overview of instructor information: course purpose, objectives, methodology, schedule (five two-hour sessions), class size, seating arrangements, and materials and equipment. Twelve lesson modules are presented in section II. By title they are as follows: Welcome and Introduction; What Is Position Management and Why the Concern about It?; Current Regulatory Requirements; Cost Benefit Considerations in Work Organization; Job Analysis; The Basic Tool for Effective Position Management; Principles of Effective Job Design; Job Design for Motivation; Organizational Design above the Non-Supervisory Level; Adjusting to Position and Staffing Imbalances; Developing a Plan of Action to Attain Position Management Objectives; A Position Management Committee Workshop; and Summary and Conclusion. Each module includes lesson objective, length of time for module, instructional method, materials needed, key points to be made, and directions for the use of materials and equipment. Section III contains a list of readings to be read by each class participant before the first class meeting. Master copies of twenty class handouts and eleven transparencies are included in section IV and V respectively. (JH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Veterans Administration, Washington, DC. Office of Assistant Administrator for Personnel.