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Author: Christina Romer
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: workplace, flexibility, economics, balance, life, work
Number of Pages: 35
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437936202
ISBN-13: 9781437936209

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. Many workers have a need and desire for more flexibility in the workplace. Flexible workplace arrangements can be in terms of when one works, where one works, or how much one works. They include a variety of arrangements such as job sharing, phased retirement of older workers, and telecommuting. This report presents an economic perspective on flexible workplace policies and practices. It reports some of the changes in the U.S. workforce that have increased the need for flexibility in the workplace. It also examines the current st

Author: Melvin Basye
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: agency, planners, guide, violence, workplace, dealing
Number of Pages: 156
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 078818086X
ISBN-13: 9780788180866

This handbook is intended to assist those who are responsible for establishing workplace violence initiatives at their fed. agencies. Part I introduces a process for developing an effective workplace violence program. It guides an agency's planning group through the basic steps of developing programs, policies, & prevention strategies. Part II presents a set of case studies for the planning group to use in analyzing agency needs, planning programs, & training personnel to respond to workplace violence situations. Part III offers basic technical information on several areas of expertise that ma

Author: Eunice N. Askov
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: workplace, literacy, standards, skill, developing, framework
Number of Pages: 141
Published: 1998-02
ISBN-10: 0788145428
ISBN-13: 9780788145421

Adult educators working in workplace literacy & workforce preparation programs need to be aware of the many efforts to define standards for the knowledge, skills, & abilities needed for successful performance in the workplace. This report describes the various efforts related to skill standards & other policy initiatives for those who may not be directly involved in these ongoing efforts. Includes skill descriptions as the framework for workplace literacy skill standards. Contents: background to the occupational skill standards efforts; occupational skill standards; framework for skill standar

Author: Michelle B. Trudeau
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: promotion, workplace, health, pitfalls, evaluation, report, evaluating, conference
Number of Pages: 84
Published: 1981
eBookDB-ID: NAP:14021

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: works, drugs, alcohol, workplaces
Number of Pages: 73
Published: 1995-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788119982
ISBN-13: 9780788119989

Should be required reading for those concerned about substance abuse in the workplace. Offers suggestions to executives, supervisors, employee representatives, and workers on ways they can contribute to ridding the workplace of substance abuse. Examples of effective workplace substance abuse policies and employee assistance programs (EAPs) are included, as are the names and phone numbers of resources that can assist in achieving workplaces free from substance abuse.

Author: Eileen Senn
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: guide, employers, workplace, exposure, metallic, mercury, controlling
Number of Pages: 70
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0788137433
ISBN-13: 9780788137433

Provides comprehensive information to ensure that everything possible is done in the workplace to prevent or reduce the pain and suffering caused by mercury exposure. Contains a systematic nine-step framework for assessing and controlling mercury exposure. Appendices: guidelines for the safe clean-up of mercury spilled in the workplace; mercury vacuums; mercury industrial hygiene monitoring methods; mercury in air exposure limits, and much more. Resources section lists sources of additional information and assistance for employers.

Author: Janet S. Hansen
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: postsecondary, training, policy, federal, course, workplace, charting, preparing
Number of Pages: 232
Published: 1994
eBookDB-ID: NAP:11927

This timely volume reviews the state of postsecondary training for work in the U.S., addresses controversies about federal job policies and programs, and outlines a national approach to improved quality and accessibility in workplace preparation. The committee focuses on the various types of training individuals need during their working lives and proposes what the federal government can and cannot do in improving postsecondary training.
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