Walter Pardon, 1914-1996
Walter Pardon, one of the last East Anglian singers, died June 1996. He was 82. Pardon began work as an apprenticed carpenter from age 14 through he retirement at 65, and it was not until 1975 that he launched his first record. Pardon grew up singing with members of his family and in 1983 he was awarded a Gold Badge by the English Folk Dance and Song Society. His repertoire included classic ballads, love songs, music-hall songs and the popular songs of his youth which he listened to on the gramophone.
Publication Name: Folk Music Journal
Managing employee resistance to JIT: creating an atmosphere that facilitates implementation
Employee resistance to just in time (JIT) can be prevented by planning a favorable environment before implementation of JIT starts. Changes can be made in decision making so that employees participate more. Other techniques include clear goal setting, reward systems, education, training and persuading unions that JIT is necessary. Problems to avoid include peer pressure against employee collaboration, management coercion and employee adaptation to job reentry.
Publication Name: Production & Inventory Management Journal
Subject: Metals, metalworking and machinery industries
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Corporate sponsorships in educational institutions is a way by which firms tap into an a $165-billion market in the US while also giving children access to the latest technology. However, some observers are wondering whether companies are influencing what students are being taught.
Publication Name: Parenting
Subject: Family and marriage