ERIC Number: ED172033
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Mechanisms Facilitating Career Mobility at Tektronix, Inc.
This case history describes the Tektronix, Inc. program of career fulfillment for its 11,000 employees. The study is divided into seven major sections. The first four sections deal with the purpose and philosophy of the program, history and company culture, organizational structure and staff, funding and resources. The fifth section presents mechanisms facilitating employee career mobility. Included in these are the following formal and informal components: (1) traditional informal career discussions with the employee's manager or equivalent; (2) pilot programs to make career counseling more formal and accessible to employees; (3) formal education and training offerings, as well as educational counseling; and (4) an expanded job posting system. The sixth section contains examples of nine career changers at Tektronix. The final section discusses future possibilities for increased employee career change options. (LRA)
Descriptors: Adult Counseling, Career Change, Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Guidance, Career Opportunities, Career Planning, Case Studies, Change Strategies, Employment Opportunities, Employment Services, Job Placement, Job Search Methods, Occupational Information, Occupational Mobility, Program Descriptions, Retraining, Training
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Technical Education Research Center, Cambridge, MA.