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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 Evolution And Revolution Of The Teaching Machine

Stanley L. Levine | December 01, 1960 | TD Magazine Archive

Because of the growing complexity of American business and industry, the pressures upon the training director are increasing at an incredible rate. Years ago, the training member of the personnel team had to be a good instructor, a fair conference leader and informed about principles of supervision.

Does Your Organization Have A Philosophy Of Training

J. Malcolm Wright | December 01, 1960 | TD Magazine Archive

Why do some training programs fail? Why do some people fail—those in Man-agement as well as those who are not? Why do some programs, at best, result only in a minor degree of success? Why do so many employees experience only minimum satisfaction in their work? One reason may be the failure of the training or the management people to establish an organization-wide philoso-phy of training and development. In this article I present some thoughts on how an organization develops such a philosophy and how certain outside fac-tors can contribute to greater acceptance of this philosophy.

The Lecture

David S. Brown | December 01, 1960 | TD Magazine Archive

There has been growing criticism of the use of the lecture method over the past few years. Newer training tools, such as case studies, role playing, buzz groups, and group discussion (structured and unstructured) have moved center stage, and the lecture has been increas-ingly relegated to secondary status.

A Self Appraisal Form In Staff Development Planning

Eugene E. Tillock | December 01, 1960 | TD Magazine Archive

Staff development may best serve or-ganization objectives when it is primar-ily directed to the growth and develop-ment of the individual in his present job. This concept ss most readily where procedures for personnel selection do not allow for substitution of essen-tial job pre-requisites during initial em-ployment or subsequent promotion.

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