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Employee Involvement and Training

Clair Brown, Yoshifumi Nakata, Michael Reich, and Lloyd Ulman

in Work and Pay in the United States and Japan

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195115215
eISBN:
9780199854820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195115215.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter is an analysis of the prevalence and importance of employee involvement and training programs, as well as an assessment of how these two programs function in Japanese and U.S. ... More


Six Major Gang Control Programs

Malcolm W. Klein and Cheryl L. Maxson

in Street Gang Patterns and Policies

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195163445
eISBN:
9780199943340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195163445.003.0024
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter takes a close look at some of the largest and most prominent attempts at prevention, intervention, and suppression of gang activities. These include the Illinois attorney general's ... More


Neuropsychological rehabilitation of schizophrenia

Bjørn Rishovd Rund

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.034
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter begins with a discussion of cognitive dysfunction in schizophrenia. It describes the two distinctly different approaches in cognitive therapy with schizophrenic patients. One focuses on ... More


A new view

Craig P. Speelman and Kim Kirsner

in Beyond the Learning Curve: The construction of mind

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198570417
eISBN:
9780191708657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570417.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter further develops the Component Theory of Skill Acquisition. Halloy's theory of complex systems is used as inspiration for proposing a mechanism whereby practice on a task affects ... More


Facilitating skills practice in communication role-play sessions: essential elements and training facilitators

Carma L Bylund, Richard Brown, Barbara Lubrano di Ciccone, and Lyuba Konopasek

in Handbook of Communication in Oncology and Palliative Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199238361
eISBN:
9780191730290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238361.003.0051
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine Research

Experiential role play is the most essential component of a communication skills training program. In facilitator-led role-play sessions, learners act out simulations of consultations, frequently ... More


Employment and Training Programs

Robert J. LaLonde

in Means-Tested Transfer Programs in the United States

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226533568
eISBN:
9780226533575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226533575.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter, which describes employment and training policies in the United States, and follows the key developments in them during the last forty years, touches briefly on some of the ... More


The Network Context of Network Therapy: A Story From the European Nordic North

Tom Andersen

in Handbook of Community-Based Clinical Practice

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195159226
eISBN:
9780199893843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159226.003.0013
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

The network of mental health teams providing alternative, community-based psychotherapeutic interventions was first started in the north of Norway in the late 1960s and blended in 1988 with a similar ... More


Foot in the Door, Mouse in Hand: Low-Income Women, Short-Term Job Training Programs, and IT Careers

Karen Chapple

in Women and Information Technology: Research on Underrepresentation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262033459
eISBN:
9780262255929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262033459.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

This chapter begins by explaining how the down skilling of IT occupations and the rising importance of soft skills have created an opportunity for short-term training programs to prepare ... More


Changing Directions

Michael Veseth

in Mountains of Debt: Crisis and Change in Renaissance Florence, Postwar Britain, and Postwar America

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195064209
eISBN:
9780199854998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195064209.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

It is one thing to identify the problem of the saddle point and point out the need for policies to move the economy in a new direction. It is another thing actually to conceive of policies that might ... More


Neuropsychological presentation and treatment of traumatic brain injury

Nigel S. King and Andy Tyerman

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.027
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

Clinical neuropsychologists play a vital role in assessment and treatment after head injury across acute, rehabilitation, and community settings, drawing upon both specialist neuropsychological ... More


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