ERIC Number: ED368976
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
This guide is intended for use in conducting a six-session course that will help employees in the manufacturing and service industries get the most out of their work day. The instructional materials included in the guide are designed to teach students to accomplish the following: analyze their daily routines, understand the effect of mental attitude on productivity, learn time management strategies, review communication skills that assist in efficient time use and productivity, identify and practice assertiveness skills, learn problem-solving skills that assist in efficient time use, identify stress management strategies, and apply learning to suit individual needs. Presented first are lists of course objectives and topics. The remainder of the guide consists of eight sections dealing with the following topics: mental and physical preparation for the work day; time management skills (prioritizing, delegating, identifying personal "prime time," staying organized, and recovering from mistakes); communication skills; maintenance of a positive attitude and use of problem-solving skills; and stress management. Included in each section are some or all of the following: objectives, topical outline, evaluation methods, teacher tips, student handouts, activities/worksheets, case studies. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Mercer County Community Coll., Trenton, NJ.
Note: For related documents, see ED 351 578-599 and CE 066 398-418.