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Author: Barry Leonard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: manual, training, readiness, physical, army
Number of Pages: 429
Published: 2011-05
ISBN-10: 1437941605
ISBN-13: 9781437941609

Guides leaders through a systematic approach to training, consisting of an ordered, comprehensive assemblage of facts, principles and methods for training soldiers and units. Provides a balanced training program that prepares soldiers for successful task performance and provides linkage to other training. Injury control is woven into the training's fabric by recommended exercise intensity, volume, specificity and recovery within its progressive training schedules. Sample schedules provide the commander a doctrinal template that can be applied to the unit's training needs. Append.: Physical Fit

Author: Brian A. Reaves
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: training, academies, enforcement, law, local, state
Number of Pages: 15
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437920195
ISBN-13: 9781437920192

A total of 648 state and local law enforcement (LE) academies were providing basic training to entry-level recruits in the U.S. State agencies approved 98% of these academies. This report describes the academies in terms of their personnel, expenditures, facilities, curricula, and trainees using data from the 2006 Census of LE Training Academies (CLETA). The 2006 CLETA collected data from all state and local academies that provided basic LE training. Academies that provided only in-service training, corrections and detention training, or other special types of training were excluded. Federal t

Author: Sharon Pickup
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: address, projected, future, requirements, challenges, face, training, army, marine, corps, military
Number of Pages: 42
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437936377
ISBN-13: 9781437936377

The Armyżs and Marine Corpsż major training facilities have focused on training units for counter-insurgency missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. As troop levels decrease in Iraq and increase in Afghanistan, larger numbers of forces will be training for Afghanistan. To meet future requirements, the services plan to adjust training to train forces on a fuller range of missions. This report assessed the extent to which the Army and Marine Corps have: (1) made adjustments at their major training facilities to support larger deployments to Afghanistan; and (2) developed plans to adjust training cap

Author: Susan Tsui Grundmann (ed)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: competencies, training, targeting, connections, right, making
Number of Pages: 67
Published: 2011-05-01
ISBN-10: 1437982751
ISBN-13: 9781437982756

Some abilities needed for Federal jobs may be inherently more difficult to learn than others. Research on mental abilities distinguishes among those that can be developed through training, those that are unresponsive to training, and those that are moderately responsive. This dimension is known as "trainability." This report contrasts employee perceptions of the trainability of job-relevant abilities with research findings about the actual trainability of these abilities. The goal is to help agencies use training resources to enhance individual and organizational performance by highlighting ab

Author: World Bank. Independent Evaluation Group
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: training, bank, project, wbi, world, based, evaluation, build, capacity, development, using
Number of Pages: 148
Published: 2008-03
ISBN-10: 0821373781
ISBN-13: 9780821373781

The World Bank finances about US$720 million in training every year, through both its lending projects and its in-house World Bank Institute (WBI). The evaluation found that while most of the training reviewed resulted in demonstrable participant learning, this learning frequently did not lead to real change in participants' workplace performance. Poor training outcomes most often resulted from training content that wasn't relevant to the needs and goals of the target institutions, or from the trainees' lack of incentives or resources to apply learning in their workplaces. These findings highl

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.

Author: Daniel Bertoni
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: performance, training, management, claims, processors, enhance, accountability, benefits, increased, focus, evaluation, veterans
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 2008-09-01
ISBN-10: 1437906117
ISBN-13: 9781437906110

Faced with an increase in disability claims, the Veterans Benefits Admin. (VBA) is hiring a large number of new claims processing staff. This report determines: (1) What training is provided to new and experienced claims processors and how uniform is this training?; (2) To what extent has VBA planned this training strategically, and how well is the training designed, implemented, and evaluated?; (3) To what extent is the performance mgmt. system for claims processors consistent with generally accepted practices? Researchers reviewed VBA policies and training curricula; interviewed VBA central
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