Factory and Industrial Management Volume 63, No. 2

Factory and Industrial Management Volume 63, No. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...requirements. It has encouraged others to do this and has supported vocational and trades schools, but these schools have too often patterned their curriculum after that of the professional and technical schools of higher learning and have made their courses of instruction too broad for industry's immediate needs. Their courses are often too general and the period of instruction too long drawn out to be of much value. Most jobs are specialized and the immediate need is for workers to do one particular job and to do it well. One step at a time is the usual mode of advancement in industry. The need of the hour is for men to fill the first and the intermediate steps. A worker who can do this, can solve his immediate employment problem and can from this start undertake to train fo rthe next step and so on. The start is the big thing. Best Vocational Training On The Job The most practical vocational training can best be obtained on the job. Eight hours daily training at the work will fit a man to fill that job quicker than by going to a vocational school an hour or so a day or evening. The school training is important to the worker who is ambitious, but it is often more profitable for him to carry it on in conjunction with his daily work. It is a wrong point of view to expect the employer to turn his work shop into a general class-room. That he is often forced to set aside part of his shop, machines and overseers to instruct his help is a reflection upon the (Continued on page 110), ! Lightening the Factory Burden The Distribution of Overhead for Analysis and Control By Clinlon W. Bennett Mr. Clinton W. Bennett, after a business training which included the installation and maintenance of management methods, became connected with a large...show more

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  • Paperback | 94 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236834380
  • 9781236834386