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  • 1. ADULT LEARNING: CULTIVATING AN ADULT LEARNING ENVIRONMENT AT GF& P, LLC Mary Deloris Sims Carter MHRD 830 Concepts of Human Resource Development Dr. Bronack Clemson University
  • 2. COMPANY HISTORY – GREENWOOD PLATING 1986
  • 3.
    • ELECTROPLATING SERVICES FOR THE ELECTRICAL, AUTOMOTIVE, RAIL, & AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES
    • 2 FACILITIES – GREENWOOD & WARE SHOALS, SC
    • CUSTOMER BASE INCLUDES EATON ELECTRICAL, SQUARE D COMPANY, SIEMENS, ALCOA & TIMKEN CORP.
    • COMPLETE RANGE OF FABRICATION & MACHINING
    • 40,000 SQFT WAREHOUSE FACILITY TO PROVIDE INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
    COMPANY PROFILE – GF&P, LLC
  • 4.
    • GFP LLC is dedicated to Market Leadership and Continuous Improvement . We strive for success by Safely satisfying our Customers with:
    • HIGHEST VALUE PRODUCTS
    • ISO 9000 REGISTERED SYSTEMS
    • OUTSTANDING QUALITY, DELIVERY, & SERVICE
    • “ Work as a Team to Safely produce products that exceed our Customers’ quality expectations with Continuous Improvement” – Quality Statement
    QUALITY POLICY
  • 5. Introduction
    • Senior Employee of the company
    • Member of Management Team
    • Purchasing – Six Years
    • Quality - Four Years
    • Customer Service & Scheduling – Five Years
    • Shipping & Receiving – Two Years
    • Acquisitions Startup – One Year
  • 6. Why Adult Learning?
    • According to The Bureau of Labor Statistics 2007 Current Population Survey, workers 16 – 17 years old make up only 24.8 percent of the civilian labor workforce (USBLS, 2008). The majority of our workforce in the United States are adults over 18.
  • 7. Pioneer of Adult Learning Malcolm Shepherd Knowles (1913 -1997)
    • Focused his work in the area of adult
    • learners.
    • He defined the differences in
    • child and adult learning.
    • He coined the term and principles of
    • Andragogy.
  • 8. Anadragogical Model : What Do We Know About Adult Learners?
    • Need to know why they should be learning something.
    • Deep need to be self directing.
    • Greater volume and different quality of experiences than youth.
    • Ready to learn when they experiences, in their life situation a need to know or be able to do in order to perform more effectively and satisfyingly.
    • Enter into a learning experience with a task-centered or problem centered orientation to learning.
    • Motivated to learn by both extrinsic and intrinsic motivators.
  • 9. How Have We Incorporated Adult Learning Principles?
    • Redesign – Plater I Training
    • Introduced Learner Contracts
    • (PPI) Personal Performance Initiative
    • Problem Solving Teams
    • Safety Committee/5S Lean Manufacturing Principle
    • Motivational Program
    • Production Efficiency (Extrinsic)
    • Management Philosophy
    • “ Create an environment in which everyone has the opportunity to prosper (Karner, 2008)”.
  • 10. Contact Information
    • Mary Deloris Sims Carter
    • Email:
    • mary_deloris_carter@hotmail.com
    • Website: www.gfpi.com
  • 11. References
    • Company historical slide information provided by Kirk Husser, Operations Manager, GF&P, LLC
    • Original Plater I Training Session provided by Mark Karner, Plating Manager, GF&P, LLC.
    • Hawthorne Effect Production Studies Data for Plating Area provided by Steve Smith, Plating Supervisor, GF&P, LLC.