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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


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


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


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


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


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


Employability and Inclusion in a For-Profit Company: Serasa Experian’s Employability Program for Persons with Disabilities

Kali Stull

in Disability and Equity at Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199981212
eISBN:
9780199358007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981212.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Serasa Experian is a for-profit credit-information services company headquartered in São Paulo. The company runs an Employment Program for Persons with Disabilities (EPPD), which is designed to ... More


Why America Lost the War on Poverty—and How to Win it

Frank Stricker

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831113
eISBN:
9781469603575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882290_stricker
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This assessment of poverty and policy in the United States from 1950 to the present examines an era that has seen serious discussion about the causes of poverty and unemployment. Analyzing the War on ... More


Business School 2.0: Can the Contemporary Scientific–Educational Complex Educate the Manager of the Future?

Mihnea C. Moldoveanu and Roger L. Martin

in The Future of the MBA: Designing the Thinker of the Future

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195340143
eISBN:
9780199851775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340143.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter discusses why MBA academics and training programs do not address the problem of producing the high-value decision maker. It traces the problem to the sociology of the basic disciplines ... More


Triumphs of Moderation

Karen M. Hawkins

in Everybody's Problem: The War on Poverty in Eastern North Carolina

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054971
eISBN:
9780813053424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054971.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces Craven Operation Progress’s new executive director who desired to ensure more poor people were reached, especially the white poor who were participating in very low numbers. A ... More


Training for nutrition

Felicity Savage King and Ann Burgess

in Nutrition for Developing Countries

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192622334
eISBN:
9780191723643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192622334.003.0031
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the importance of planning and evaluating nutrition training programmes. Topics covered include steps in nutrition training, relating training to trainees' needs, and training ... More


Facing the global challenge of youth employment

Ragui Assaad and Deborah Levison

in Did the Millennium Development Goals Work?: Meeting Future Challenges with Past Lessons

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447335702
eISBN:
9781447335740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447335702.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter considers the global challenge of youth employment, arguing that employment inadequacy among young people is a much broader phenomenon than youth unemployment as conventionally defined. ... More


Those Pesky Counterfactuals

Michael M. Weinstein and Ralph M. Bradburd

in The Robin Hood Rules for Smart Giving

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231158367
eISBN:
9780231535243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158367.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter explains how to estimate “counterfactual” information, an essential ingredient for measuring effectively the impact of a philanthropic intervention. Determining counterfactual figures is ... More


Grannies, Midwives, and Colonial Encounters

Juanita De Barros

in Reproducing the British Caribbean: Sex, Gender, and Population Politics after Slavery

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469616056
eISBN:
9781469617930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469616056.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the years after the end of slavery, the image of the “granny” midwife, described as practitioners of bush medicine, persisted in the British Caribbean. Traditional midwives were considered ... More


Global Norms and Military Effectiveness: The Army in Early Twentieth-Century Ireland

Theo Farrell

in Creating Military Power: The Sources of Military Effectiveness

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804753999
eISBN:
9780804768092
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804753999.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter describes what global norms are and how they come to shape national military behavior. It examines the effect of global norms on military effectiveness through a case study of the army ... More


Issues in the Continuing Development of Treatment Guidelines

Larry E. Beutler, John F. Clarkin, and Bruce Bongar

in Guidelines for the Systematic Treatment of the Depressed Patient

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195105308
eISBN:
9780199848522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195105308.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

As the number of available and practiced theories grew, so did disillusion with the original hope that one of them might hold the truth about ... More


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