ERIC Number: ED395157
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Personnel Development. MAS-111. Waste Isolation Division (WID). Management and Supervisor Training (MAST) Program.
Westinghouse Electric Corp., Carlsbad, NM.
This learning module, which is part of a management and supervisor training program for managers and supervisors employed at the Department of Energy's Waste Isolation Division (WID), is designed to prepare trainees to guide the career development of employees at their plant. The following topics are covered in the module's individual sections: guiding employee development (developing new/inexperienced employees, understanding the role of training in career development, identifying talent, and assessing employees and estimating their promotability); coaching for optimal performance; mentoring; career counseling (using good counseling practices and managing expectations); counseling employees regarding the WID's progression groups; making promotion decisions (exempt and nonexempt promotions, promotion from nonexempt to exempt status, and the Peter principle); and understanding/using WID's job posting system. Each section includes some or all of the following: enabling objectives, an exercise requiring trainees to evaluate a manager's effectiveness in a given scenario, and lists of good practices and practices to avoid. Concluding the module are a list of "smart moves," 30-item reference list, practice test, and test answers. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Ladders, Case Studies, Counseling Techniques, Decision Making, Employer Employee Relationship, Hazardous Materials, Learning Modules, Management Development, Mentors, Promotion (Occupational), Staff Development, Supervisor Qualifications, Supervisory Methods, Supervisory Training, Vocational Education, Waste Disposal
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Energy, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Westinghouse Electric Corp., Carlsbad, NM.