In 1998, Thermoplastic Engineering Ltd , a small well established company specialising predominantly in chemical-fume cupboards and extraction systems, was interviewed by a 'Best Practice ' survey team. Thermoplastic's employee practices focus on multiskilling and on the job training due to it's specialised product focus. New employees undergo 6 months of training in various positions before taking a place in the manufacture of chemical-fume cupboards. This ensures that employees are capable of...

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9.4.7 Develop team competencies
8.2.2 Create an environment for empowerment/innovation
9.4.4 Develop & manage employee orientation programs
9.4.8 Reinforce use of knowledge and skills on the job

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