Professor Gary Green, Department of Rural Sociology, UW-Madison
The “Job Training and Productivity in Rural America” study was a phone survey of 1590 Service and Manufacturing Industry businesses nation wide, with questions regarding employer training practices. The purpose of this study is to gather data about the training practices that are most used by these businesses, and which are effective, as well as the types of skills new hires typically possess. The purpose is to assist businesses in rural America develop better, more cost effective training programs for employees. The final response rate for this study was 57%.
DATE IN FIELD
January 2001 – September 2001