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Training For Small Business Through Voluntary Associations

Albert A. Blum | August 01, 1961 | TD Magazine Archive

An owner of a small firm, beset with the pressing difficulties of finances, sales, taxes, and big business competition of-ten pays little attention to personnel practices. He thinks he is free of the personnel problems big businesses have since he frequen

The Professional Qualifications Of A Tra Iner

David C. Macnamara | June 01, 1961 | TD Magazine Archive

Each field of human endeavor whether it requires mental skill or physical skill or some combination of both looks upon itself in some way as a profession. Its members have agreed upon a list of qual-ifications that must be met before they consider a perso

Improved Selection Reduces Training Effort

Robert J. Shader | May 01, 1961 | TD Magazine Archive

"Help each employee help himself to develop," "Upgrade die skills, knowl-edge and attitudes of the workers," "Maximize the utilization of the work force" are all sound objectives for the training director. The training director o O can assist in achieveme

Memo To Mr Executive

Howard E. Harger | March 01, 1961 | TD Magazine Archive

Mr. Executive, this memo is written to suggest how training can help you. It is an attempt to identify what training really is; why training utilization is grow-ing in industry; a sound training ap-proach; the steps in operating sound training programs; a

Ferrous Metals Group At Philadelphia Conference

Bertram K. Rigg | February 01, 1961 | TD Magazine Archive

The Ferrous Metals Group program at the 17th Annual ASTD Conference, (Monday, May 1) should be a highlight of the entire conference for trainers in the ferrous metals industry. These one-day meetings have, in the past few years, provided outstanding pract

The RbiS Of Training

Robert B. Sale | January 01, 1961 | TD Magazine Archive

Joe is an outfielder with a first division team in the majors. I le didn't quite make the all-star team because there are others in the league with fancier glove work in the field and fatter batting averages.

The Presidents Column November 1948

November 01, 1948 | TD Magazine Archive

"A few days ago 1 attended an education-industry conference. It was a meeting in which men from industry and education discussed the problems facing the schools with particular emphasis upon what industry expects of the public schools today.

We Are ProgressingWhy

Hugh Booth | November 01, 1948 | TD Magazine Archive

In the September-October issue of the Jour-nal we outlined some of the items indicative of the progress which the American Society of Training Directors is making in respect to membership, activities and services. The facts are, however, that the active membership of the ASTD is much less impressed by the progress which has been made than by the advance which is yet to be made.

Training of Apprentices

EARL McCONNELL | September 01, 1948 | TD Magazine Archive

Those who have the responsibility of ap-prentice training must face many day-to-day problems such as persuading boys to enter apprenticeship, maintaining the interest of the apprentices, etc. Certainly there are many questions that arise concerning these and other problems. Before discussing some of the prob-lems that we have had in our apprentice school, I would like to briefly describe our apprentice program as a background out of which these problems arise.

Training as a Factor in Industrial Relations

DR. DALE YODER | September 01, 1948 | TD Magazine Archive

Assumptions are always important in any statement with respect to industrial relations. The observations which are included here are based upon the assumptions that (1) we are a" agreed upon the desirability of seeking maximum efficiency in the utilization of our human resources—maximum efficiency con-sistent with the careful conservation of those resources; (2) that while our present system of private and public ownership and the spe-cialization of management is not perfect, it has more closely approximated this objective than any other system, so that we want to preserve and improve it.

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