Nous avons releve, lors de l'examen des verbatims des NEII qui ont contribue a la recherche, des attitudes et des comportements manifestes au cours de leur processus d'insertion professionnelle relevant de trois des quatre strategies d'acculturation associees au modele de Berry (2005).
Le NEII peut alors etre pleinement lui-meme, tout en contribuant socialement a sa communaute d'accueil.
Les strategies d'assimilation offrent par ailleurs un certain sentiment de securite au NEII qui choisit de se conformer aux attentes exprimees par sa communaute professionnelle d'accueil afin d'assurer son maintien en poste.
Edward Donoghue, Secretary - Donoghue is the spokesperson, administrator and secretary for NEII, as well as the industry's preeminent authority on codes and safety.
Steve Shinavar, Treasurer - Shinavar is a new member to NEII and is the director of corporate accounting with Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA, Inc.
Todd Bluedorn, Otis Elevator Company - Bluedorn is new to NEII and was named president of North and South America Area (NSAA) for Otis in November of 2004.
With its new, more defined mission statement, NEII will actively work with the code and standard writing community to help develop American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) A17 codes and standards that advance the safety of the riding public and encourage the introduction of new and safe products and technologies.
In conjunction with its reorganization, NEII also has redesigned its Web site (www.
For this reason, NEII has sought the authority of the ASME to set improved maintenance standards.
NEII also is committing resources to working with state and local authorities to adopt the latest ASME escalator regulations.
To support the adoption of this Index and application of the ADL testing procedure, NEII has also developed and submitted to manufacturers the concept for a tool that will help the escalator industry measure the Step/Skirt Index.
Escalator safety is obtainable only through a joint effort by building owners, manufacturers, maintenance companies and the riding public," says James Walker, NEII Executive Director.