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Improving Staff Procedure In Training

Lester F. Zerfoss | November 01, 1952 | TD Magazine Archive

The purpose of this article is to sug-gest a procedure which the staff man can follow to further the conditions conducive to improved productivity of the industrial work group. The staffing principles and proced-ures recommended here were first set up by the authors several years ago as a planned approach to the staff man's job.

Astd Committee Reports

November 01, 1952 | TD Magazine Archive

The ASTD Membership Committee, with Mr. A. A. Daly of International Business Machines Corp., New York, N. Y., as Chairman, has established as its objective a twenty-percent increase in Society membership.

Industrial Training A La Carte

November 01, 1952 | TD Magazine Archive

It MAY BE SAID that correspondence instruction began with written language. The ancient Romans used it. In the 18th and 19th centuries systematic in-struction by correspondence was given in England and Germany.

9Th Annual Conference Plans Well Under Way

November 01, 1952 | TD Magazine Archive

The Conference Committee for the Ninth Annual Conference came into being under highly favorable auspices. Its General Chairman, Box Fox, Train-ing Supervisor at Esso's Everett, Mass-achusetts Refinery, and its Program Vice Chairman, W. P. "Cy" de Mille, Direc-tor of Training of The First National Bank of Boston, were both in attendance at the Eighth Annual Conference at French Lick, Indiana.

Northwest Training Institute

Harvey L. Long | November 01, 1952 | TD Magazine Archive

Twenty-eight industrial training exe-cutives from as far away as Llath to many from British Columbia in Canada attended a six-day training institute last July on the University of Washington campus. The packaged program was conducted by James C. Dunbar, supervisor of the Industrial Service of the California State Department of Education, and Chair-man of ASTD's Placement Committee.

Member Briefs

November 01, 1952 | TD Magazine Archive

The monthly meeting of the Mich-igan Training Council was in part a farewell party in honor of Lucian M. Skidmore. The likeable First Vice Pres-ident of the Michigan Training Coun-cil resigned his job with the Fludson Motor Car Company and accepted a position with the Arabian American Oil Company located in Dhahran, Arabia.

Orientation Training Overseas

C. A. Dubbs | November 01, 1952 | TD Magazine Archive

Tl IE EMPLOYMENT and retention of skilled, technical and administrative personnel to work at the job of oper-ating LIncle Sam's big waterway in the tropics presents manifold and complex problems. The recruitment and orien-tation of personnel from the United States is carried on by the Personnel Bureau of the Panama Canal Company.

PresidentS Message November 1952

November 01, 1952 | TD Magazine Archive

In winding up a year which has been jammed with activity for hundreds of ASTD members, and millions of other people from all walks of life, it is the oppor-tune moment to "take inventory." What do we have in stock now? In this column of the last issue of Journal, you were invited to compare the dues and services of ASTD with those of other professional, scientific, or technical societies.

The Board Of Directors Meeting

November 01, 1952 | TD Magazine Archive

Progress reports by Regional Vice Presidents indicated considerable activ-ity in various regions. (Region V ac-tivities are reported by Vice President, jR. S. Booz, on page 29 of this issue of the journal.

Our Astd Vice President Region V

November 01, 1952 | TD Magazine Archive

Robert S. Boaz, Director of the Per-sonnel Development Service, Seattle, was elected Vice President of Region V O at the American Society of Training Directors' business meeting held at French Lick. Boaz had previously served on the Board, representing Walter Tait during his Vice Presidency, and as an active member of the Chapter Promo-tion Committee.

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