Phenomena related to successful Michigan businesses, with a technical and manufacturing focus, that operate within the parameters of this design were explored in this study. Qualitative narrative and ethnographic designs were applied using interviews, observations, artifacts, and document analysis, in order to ascertain similarities and differences between successful Career and Technical Education (CTE) centers and Manufacturing Technology (MT) business organizations and the extent in which they responded to a global environment. Furthermore, the research examined ways businesses were able to train employees to insure survival in a global economy.... Fidel vertical machining centers, , two Mori-Seiki MT 2500 SZ true five axis machining centers (Japanese) for turning, ... External thread grinders, 3 meter and 5 meter manual fully CNC EXCEL 050 external thread grinders, and 4 manualanbsp;...
|Title||:||Contextual Learning for a Global Economy: A Comparative Case Study of Two Career Technical Centers and Two Machine-tool Manufacturing Businesses|
|Author||:||Jennifer L. Harrison|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|