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van Dongen, J. M.; Coffeng, J. K.; van Wier, M. F.; Boot, C. R. L.; Hendriksen, I. J. M.; van Mechelen, W.; Bongers, P. M.; van der Beek, A. J.; Bosmans, J. E.; van Tulder, M. W. – Health Education Research, 2017
This study explored the cost-effectiveness and return-on-investment of a combined social and physical environmental worksite health promotion program compared with usual practice, and of both intervention conditions separately. Participants were randomized to the combined intervention (n = 92), social environmental intervention (n = 118), physical…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Intervention, Physical Environment, Employees
Moore, Richard W.; Rossy, Gerard; Roberts, William; Chapman, Kenneth; Sanchez, Urte; Hanley, Chris – Online Submission, 2010
This study is a formative evaluation of the OneStop Career Center Integrated Service Delivery (ISD) Model within the California Workforce System. The study was sponsored by the California Workforce Investment Board. The study completed four in-depth case studies of California OneStops to describe how they implemented the ISD model which brings…
Descriptors: Job Applicants, Summative Evaluation, State Programs, Organizational Culture
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Giacumo, Lisa A.; Breman, Jeroen – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2016
This article provides a systematic literature review about nonprofit and for-profit organizations using "big data" to inform performance improvement initiatives. The review of literature resulted in 4 peer-reviewed articles and an additional 33 studies covering the topic for these contexts. The review found that big data and analytics…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Literature Reviews, Job Performance, Job Simplification
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Koenig, Robert J. – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
The purpose of this research was to develop, test, and apply a framework for determining cost of alternative educational course delivery modes. This study reviews and analyzes the costs associated with traditional education and compares it to those costs associated with video conference and online distance education at a single institution. The…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Higher Education, Distance Education, Models
Springer, Matthew G.; Hamilton, Laura; McCaffrey, Daniel F.; Ballou, Dale; Le, Vi-Nhuan; Pepper, Matthew; Lockwood, J. R.; Stecher, Brian M. – National Center on Performance Incentives, 2010
In an effort to explore the impact of performance incentives in education, the National Center on Performance Incentives (NCPI) partnered with the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) to conduct the Project on Incentives in Teaching, or POINT. The study examines the effects on student outcomes of paying eligible teachers bonuses of up to…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Teacher Behavior, Academic Achievement, Program Effectiveness
Hollands, Fiona; Bowden, A. Brooks; Belfield, Clive; Levin, Henry M.; Cheng, Henan; Shand, Robert; Pan, Yilin; Hanisch-Cerda, Barbara – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2014
In this article, we perform cost-effectiveness analysis on interventions that improve the rate of high school completion. Using the What Works Clearinghouse to select effective interventions, we calculate cost-effectiveness ratios for five youth interventions. We document wide variation in cost-effectiveness ratios between programs and between…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, High School Graduates, Intervention, Graduation Rate
Lavine, Eileen M.; Moore, Audrey – 1977
A feasibility study was aimed at developing a strategy for implementing and utilizing the job analysis methodology which resulted from the Health Services Mobility Study (HSMS), particularly as it can be applied to the field of diagnostic radiology. (The HSMS method of job analysis starts with task descriptions analyzing the tasks that make up a…
Descriptors: Career Ladders, Cost Effectiveness, Curriculum Development, Efficiency
Stahlecker, Jim – 1979
Prepared as part of the evaluation of the Bay Area Writing Project (BAWP), this report examines the costs and funding of the components of BAWP that are primarily responsible for the dissemination effects of the project. Sections of the report contain the following: (1) a cost overview, with analyses of funding sources and project expenditures;…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cost Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education
Commins, William D. – 1970
The report examines the potential of Social Security Administration data for manpower training evaluation. It assesses the utility of SSA data for comparing the economic gains of on-the-job training and institutional trainees before and after training. The methodology developed incorporates multiple correlation analysis, analysis of variance, and…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Data Analysis, Labor Force Development, Labor Utilization
Block, Richard N., Ed. – 2003
This book is an analysis of the relationship among collective bargaining (CB), firm competitiveness, and employment protection/creation in the United States (U.S.). Comparisons are also made between the U.S. situation and that in Europe. "Collective Bargaining in Context" (Richard N. Block, Peter Berg) places the US system of industrial…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Business, Case Studies
National Inst. of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (Dept. of Justice/LEAA), Washington, DC. – 1978
This volume analyzes existing and proposed correctional industries in Connecticut. First, the results of a survey made to determine the potential inmate work force for prison industry are presented as inmate profiles, descriptions of inmate and supervisor attitudes, and analyses of parolees' employment and recidivism rates. In part 2, four…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Correctional Institutions, Correctional Rehabilitation, Cost Effectiveness
Sklarz, David P. – 1988
At the direction of the Superintendent of Schools of the Charleston County School District (South Carolina), the organizational structure and staff of the District's Division of Curriculum and Instruction was analyzed. The analysis was to focus on the assessment of organizational effectiveness in providing adequate support services, describe…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Cost Effectiveness, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2009
The Training Centre Infrastructure Fund (TCIF) was initially announced in Budget 2004 and represented an immediate measure of the broader Workplace Skills Strategy. TCIF was a three-year $25 million pilot project, designed to address the growing need for union-employer training centres to replace aging equipment and simulators that were not up to…
Descriptors: Evidence, Tax Credits, Pilot Projects, Program Effectiveness
Benson, Stephen D.; Whittington, Marna C. – 1975
An impact analysis of the Vocational Opinion Index Transition System (VOITS) was conducted by studying the first six months of its implementation at a Minneapolis vocational training center. (The VOITS program provides skills training personnel with an early diagnosis of an individual's "Job Readiness Posture" and guidelines for the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cost Effectiveness, Curriculum Development, Individualized Programs
Gay, Robert M.; Nelson, Gary R. – 1974
The paper focuses on one aspect of the training and utilization of military manpower--specialty training for first-term enlisted personnel. Costs of both formal and on-the-job training (OJT) are considered, as well as the returns from training for first-time enlisted personnel. After a description of the conceptual framework the paper describes…
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Background, Educational Programs
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