In this study, the authors sought to better understand skills required in technical work, the institutional context in which work takes place, and employers' strategies for meeting perceived skill requirements.
Provides an overview of five federal and state education and training policy areas: (1) secondary vocational education, (2) postsecondary vocational education, (3) Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) programs, (4) welfare-to-work programs, ...
This paper critiques existing apprenticeship ideas using criteria derived from research on the German apprenticeship program and U.S. experience, and proposes an alternative youth training system that could work in the United States.
This Issue Paper outlines the U.S. Army's current role in three noncombat initiatives: education and community service; nation assistance, particularly in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe; and disaster management.
An evaluation of disability compensation for work-related illness and injury, compares state-mandated civilian workers' compensation programs with the military and Veterans Administration (VA) programs.
The need for nonmaternal child care has risen dramatically as increasing numbers of mothers with preschool children have entered the labor force. This report considers the effects of child care costs on the supply of new mothers in the work force.
When members of task groups communicate through computers instead of traditional means, much about the group could change: group structure, intensity of communication, interaction across physical barriers, and the work process.