Tips for Training Workers in the Development World

by Richard H. Wall, Pres.; Wall Assoc, Inc., San Mateo, Calif.,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1980, Vol. 50, Issue 12, Pg. 65-67

Document Type: Feature article


In this article, a training specialist discusses some cultural and technical problems of training in the third world and some ways to develop programs that can save time and money. This information is of increasing importance because many developing countries are requiring engineering and constructing firms to train skilled workers while building major facilities. Some problems discussed include language and cultural differences, difficulty of selecting suitable trainees, health problems and more.

Subject Headings: Training | Labor | Cultural diversity | Developing countries

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