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1992 Partnership Optimas Award Profile The Walt Disney Co.

November 1, 1992
Disney has developed six broad initiatives that help educational institutions and fuel its own staffing pipeline. The most unique is a Florida program aimed at helping prevent high school students from dropping out to help support their families. The program allows students to attend class during the morning and then work in the company's theme parks in the afternoon-and to be paid for the full day.
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Nabisco Tackles Tomorrow's Skills Gap

September 1, 1992
Many Companies express concern for the lack of skills in today's work force. Education is a corporate priority at RJR Nabisco, resulting in programs that address this problem, not only for its employees, but also for the employees' children.
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Learning-style Theories

September 1, 1992
Many recent learning theories center on learning and communication styles, and hemisphere preference. These theories can provide insight into individuality that can improve your ability to develop training programs.
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1992 Competitive Advantage Optimas Award Profile Federal Express

February 1, 1992
FedEx meets its commitment to customer satisfaction through training, training and more training. Each employee's initial orientation period is followed by proficiency tests every six months and remedial training for those who need it. The program is also supported by training delivery using the latest technology and pay tied to proficiencies.
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