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The Research Approach to Training

WILLIAM MCGEHEE | May 01, 1948 | TD Magazine Archive

I have reached two conclusions, based not °nly on a study of industrial training but also on experience in the field, that lead me to a willing discussion of this subject. First, I am convinced that, with few and infrequent ex-ceptions, little use has been made of a re-search approach in the development of indus-trial training programs in America.

The Presidents Column May 1948

R.L.Packard | May 01, 1948 | TD Magazine Archive

Those of us who were privileged to delve deeply into some of the substantial contributions of the great thinkers throughout the ages—Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Kant, McDougall, Freud. Watson and the like—consciously and sub-consciously realize the profound impressions they made upon our neural makeup. Our personalities have been greatly conditioned through such media as well as numerous other environmental or realistic conditions of our time and experience.

A Balanced Work Force

O. M. Aders | March 01, 1948 | TD Magazine Archive

Perfect Circlc began to have an inkling of •he vast potentialities of a balanced work foice when the sudden release from war pres-Sl"t s started a series of readjustments all along the line. I urnover figures, always a barometer, were attracting a lot of uneasy attention.

Training Scientific Personnel

William Oncken | March 01, 1948 | TD Magazine Archive

1 hose of you who have read the recent re-poit of the Presidents Scientific Research oard will recall a number of significant find-mgs, of which some are of special interest to raining^ organizations in Federal and indus-Ia' sc'( n''fic and technological establish-ments. I have selected three for your partic- " ar atten'i°n which have important training implications.

Annual Conference Successful

March 01, 1948 | TD Magazine Archive

A heavy schedule was the order of the day for the five hundred men and women who at-tended the fourth annual conference in St. Louis, March 4-6. The opening session, which heard NAF President B. A. Hodapp, Presi-dent Packard and conference committee members introduce the conference theme, was followed by two and a half days of well planned and excellently attended meetings.

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