The purpose of this study was to examine the total direct costs of occupational injuries as they relate to workers compensation allocations within a self-insured firm.
Through the use of a model, this study provides financial impact information for safety professionals by defining the total direct costs of occupational injuries....
A historical overview of Latino enrollment in the community college is resented. Thirty Latino occupational, transfer, and non-credit students attending
an Oregon college were interviewed, examining
educational and familial background, and
college services as indicators of their
decision to pursue postsecondary studies at
the two-year institution. Results are
Using qualitative methodology and a case study format, this study examines from the inside-out the organizational impact of significant change in leadership at a mature community college during the initial period of that change. The study describes and characterizes the nature of change in the organization during the periods of...
Under the auspices of a United Stated Department of Education National
Workplace Literacy Program grant, the Columbia-Willamette Skill Builders, a community
college consortium, developed a prototype workplace educator training program in 1994.
The Skill Builders workplace educator training program was 9 months long and offered 90
hours of instruction, including...
As demands for major, system-wide reforms in the American welfare system are being
called for on an almost daily basis, it has become increasingly necessary to identify and
evaluate those programs which have attempted to foster a reduction in the level of public
assistance subsidies and, particularly, programs that are...
Numerous managerial and organizational theorists have worked to
develop a set of concepts and theories that encapsulate the key elements of
leadership. Contemporary research links leadership to such matters as gender and
organizational mission or focus. The present study was undertaken in response to
a new approach to leadership theory...
Community colleges serve the most diverse student populations in higher
education. They consist of non-traditional, part-time, older, intermittent, and mobile
students of different races, ethnic backgrounds, language preferences, physical and mental
abilities, and learning style preferences. Students who are academically challenged may
have diverse learning characteristics that are not compatible...
Two management systems were evaluated in terms of the effects on
cow condition score and body weight changes and calf growth rates. The
management systems evaluated were winter supplementation of energy,
winter creep feeding and delayed weaning. The calves used in this study
were born in September and October of...