Training in America: The Organization and Strategic Role of Training

Training in America: The Organization and Strategic Role of Training

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Training in America: The Organization and Strategic Role of Training by Anthony P. Carnevale, Leila J. Gainer, Janice Villet

Presents the findings of a three-year ASTD/U.S. Department of Labor study on how training for today's workplace is structured, financed, managed, and coordinated with organizational strategy. Details specific techniques for building training programs responsive to an organization's most critical needs and provides policy recommAndations for employers, educators, and government officials.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781555422035
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/09/1990
Series: Management Series
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 261
Product dimensions: 6.34(w) x 9.39(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PrefaceThe Authors
Organization and Strategic Role Advisory Panel and Network
Part One: The Players: Institutions, Employers, Trainees
1. Who Provides Training
2. How the Employer-Based Training System Works
3. Who Receives Training: Occupational Patterns and Needs
Part Two: Partnerships to Meet Training Needs
4. Learning Partnerships: How Employers Form Linkages with Training Providers
5. Partnerships in Action
6. Selecting and Using Providers for Different Types of Training
Part Three: Building the Strategic Role of Training
7. Organizational Strategies and Training Roles
8. Gathering Strategic Information: Questions to Ask
9. Connecting Training to Strategic Decision Making: Practical Approaches
Part Four: Policy Recommendations
10. How Employers, Educators, and Government Can Improve Training
References and Suggested ReadingsIndex

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