Human Resources Development: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Government Research ...

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1968 - 291 pages
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Page 262 - The average human being prefers to be directed, wishes to avoid responsibility, has relatively little ambition, and wants security above all. A Theory Y manager assumes: 1 . The expenditure of physical and mental effort in work is as natural as play or rest.
Page 26 - With this faith in the future, with this determined struggle, we will be able to emerge from the bleak and desolate midnight of man's inhumanity to man, into the bright and glittering daybreak of freedom and...
Page 262 - Commitment to objectives is a function of the rewards associated with their achievement. 4 The average human being learns, under proper conditions, not only to accept but to seek responsibility. 5 The capacity to exercise a relatively high degree of imagination, ingenuity, and creativity in the solution of organizational problems is widely, not narrowly, distributed in the population.
Page 2 - ... health, punctuality, and good work habits — all of which employers normally take for granted — may have to be provided. Productivity may be low for substantial periods. • Special emphasis must be given to motivating the hard-core unemployed. A sure method for motivating the hard-core unemployed has not yet been devised. One fact, however, is already clear from the experience of the Job Corps, Neighborhood Youth Corps, and Manpower Development and Training projects: the previously hard-core...
Page 187 - Act" means the Social Security Act as amended (42 USC Ch. 7) ; (d) "Service" means the Social and Rehabilitation Service in the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; (e) "Administrator...
Page 122 - This committee believes that the racist attitude of Americans which causes and perpetuates tension is patently a most compelling health hazard. Its destructive effects severely cripple the growth and development of millions of our citizens, young and old alike. Yearly, it directly and indirectly causes more fatalities, disabilities, and economic loss than any other single factor.
Page 210 - ... of demonstration projects involving the use of innovative methods, systems, materials, or programs which show promise of reducing the number of such children who do not complete their education in elementary and secondary schools.
Page 39 - You do not take a person who for years has been hobbled by chains and liberate him, bring him up to the starting line of a race and then say, "you are free to compete with all the others," and still justly believe that you have been completely fair.
Page 26 - This will be the day when we shall bring into full realization the American dream — a dream yet unfulfilled. A dream of equality of opportunity, of privilege and property widely distributed; a dream of a land where men will not take necessities from the many to give luxuries to the few...

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