ERIC Number: EJ614186
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Workplace Basic Skills for the New Millennium.
Richens, Greg P.; McClain, Clifford R.
Journal of Adult Education, v28 n1 p29-34 Sum 2000
Responses from more than 400 employers indicated that the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) competencies adequately identified entry workers' needs. Over 90% said the following were necessary for entry workers: personal quality skills, basic skills, thinking skills, and interpersonal competencies. Disparities between the ranked importance and actual possession of these skills by employees were greatest for thinking and personal quality skills. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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