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ERIC Number: ED411463
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 46
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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Ohio's Economic Advantage. Enhancing Workforce Performance. Improving Business Results. Increasing Global Competitiveness.
Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus.; Ohio State Bureau of Employment Services, Columbus.; Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
This booklet contains 36 one-page "success stories" that reveal how the two-year colleges and the vocational and adult education system in Ohio are responding to business and industry needs with innovative problem solving and effective partnerships. Each profile includes a challenge, a solution, results, and comments from business persons that were helped by programs of the colleges or the vocational and adult educational system. Subjects of some of the programs profiled include the following: improving quality and productivity through statistical process control training; reducing overtime and scrap costs by assessing high-tech skills; improving productivity through employee cross-training; increasing the availability of trained automotive technicians; overcoming barriers to employment in rural southwest Ohio; improving quality and profitability through technical writing; upgrading employee skills in response to new technologies; implementing industry-driven skill standards through a statewide initiative; reducing employee turnover through preemployment training; using a cost-effective consortium approach to ISO 9000 certification training; opening a new facility with employees fully trained and certified; reducing employee prescreening and training costs with a simulated production program; matching an employer's specific protocol with customized training; addressing the future need for electricians through school-to-work partnership; improving performance by developing employees' math application skills; and providing sophisticated machinist training for high-technology environments. (KC)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio Board of Regents, Columbus.; Ohio State Bureau of Employment Services, Columbus.; Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio