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Survival of the fittest [technical skills development]

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2 Author(s)
D. B. Youst ; Phillips Training Syst., USA ; L. Lipsett

Occupational health is similar to physical health-you have to keep working at it and looking ahead, and not put off responding till symptoms of trouble are obvious. The authors discuss a six step skill development process based on the analogy between physical and technical fitness, will force you to take the initiative and work with management to align its needs with yours. The six steps are: identify your skill objectives; set skill priorities; get your management to agree to your list of priorities; generate learning options; get a commitment of organisational support and resources; and finally, implement the plan.<>

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IEEE Spectrum  (Volume:31 ,  Issue: 10 )